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The screen time debate is pitting parents against each other

As the backlash against smartphones builds, and science lags, parents are waging a fraught battle with their kids and other parents<p>Before the smartphone backlash, before apps were likened to cigarettes for kids or Facebook co-founder Sean Parker mused that “God knows what it’s doing to our …

Parenting

I'm the Girl Who Clawed Her Own Eyes Out. This Is My Story.

Twenty-year-old Kaylee Muthart speaks out for the first time since the incident that made national news.<p>Just over a month ago, I could see. Or maybe I should put it this way: I had both my eyes, but they didn't help me notice how dangerous my life had become.<p>Then, on February 6, my world went black.<p>…

Mental Health

Has dopamine got us hooked on tech?

We are abusing a useful and necessary system. We shouldn’t do it, even though we can<p>In an unprecedented attack of candour, Sean Parker, the 38-year-old founding president of Facebook, recently admitted that the social network was founded not to unite us, but to distract us. “The thought process …

Neuroscience

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

How the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump’s ties to Russia.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>In January, after a long day at his London office, Christopher Steele, the former spy turned private investigator, was stepping off a …

Russia

Me! Me! #MeToo! How Hollywood hijacked feminism

Hollywood depends on the fostering of female insecurity. When will celebrities call Time’s Up on that?<p>This is the Time’s Up Oscars, the first one where the #MeToo movement is a major player, and no one can predict just how the tricky balance between celebration, industry penitence and the host …

Monica Lewinsky: Emerging from “the House of Gaslight” in the Age of #MeToo

On the 20th anniversary of the Starr investigation, which introduced her to the world, the author reflects on the changing nature of trauma, the de-evolution of the media, and the extraordinary hope now provided by the #MeToo movement.<p><i>How do I know him? Where have I seen him?</i> The Man in the Hat …

Bill Clinton

A Running List Of All The Companies Currently Disassociating Themselves From The NRA

Following gunman Nikolas Cruz’s killing spree at Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day, the U.S. appears to be approaching a watershed moment. Teen survivors are demanding action and going toe-to-toe with the NRA spokesperson. Through their emphatic appeals, they’re cutting through …

Annihilation Review: Natalie Portman Commands a Dark and Rewarding Sci-Fi Story

Alex Garland’s film isn’t perfect, but it’s thrillingly committed to its difficult, complicated themes.<p>Don’t read the book <i>Annihilation</i> is based on, if you haven’t already. I’m told that <b>Alex Garland’s</b> film, out February 23, veers considerably from the plot of <b>Jeff VanderMeer’s</b> hit 2014 novel; those …

Netflix’s gutsy new revenge comedy has plenty of guns and vomit, plus an escape canoe

The directorial debut of Blue Ruin star Macon Blair is messy in a lot of strange and mostly enjoyable ways<p>At Sundance’s post-world-premiere Q&A for <i>I Don’t Feel</i> <i>a</i><i>t Home</i> <i>i</i><i>n This World Anymore</i>, first-time feature film writer-director Macon Blair told the audience that the film was essentially “a …

Moscow didn’t do anything in America’s last election that Washington hasn’t done elsewhere in the world

Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency last November, perhaps no issue has consumed America's political class more than the question of whether Russia interfered in the U.S. election. The White House, the FBI, and the rest of the intelligence community says it did, although the government has …

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Donald Trump calls Obama 'founder of ISIS'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Wednesday and Thursday repeatedly called President Barack Obama the "founder" of ISIS and labeled Hillary Clinton the "co-founder" -- after which Clinton used his comments to say they show he is not fit to be president.<p>At a rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Trump also said …

Bernie Sanders could be the next Ronald Reagan

Believe it or not, the democratic socialist from Vermont could be a game-changer for American politics<p>Whether you love him or hate him, no one can rightly deny that Ronald Reagan was a transformative president. As President Obama put it before he was elected:<p>“I think Ronald Reagan changed the …

How to search the entire global Netflix library

How many times have you searched for a film or programme on Netflix, only to find it's unavailable? Though the steaming service is now available in 190 countries worldwide, licensing restrictions mean that not all its films and TV programmes are accessible everywhere.<p>Site Unofficial Netflix Online …

Licensing

25 examples of Tom Brady's insane competitiveness

At 38, Brady shows no signs of slowing down, aging in a way few other quarterbacks ever have.<p>Brady couldn't do it without some natural talent, a ridiculous work ethic, and, of course, an insane competitiveness that drives him to be the best.<p>From trash talk and his impressive commitment to keeping …

What Happens When a Die-Hard Patriots Fan Tries Tom Brady's Diet

"I couldn't pick out a parsnip in a rutabaga patch. Yet, that didn't stop me from eating both of them for the first time in my life this week."<p>Tom Brady and I have a lot in common. We are both male. We both live in Boston. We both have gorgeous wives. And we both followed the same sad diet for the …

Weird facts drawn in cute style to tickle your brain

Artist Mike Lowery may work mostly for kids (which is to say, he draws books for them), but he's become popular for taking his drawings to Instagram …

Kids

Facebook Wants to Kill Phone Numbers Forever

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5 Things I Learned About Successful Startups From Steve Jobs

No one could have taught you more about starting a company than Steve Jobs, and I had the privilege and honor of working for him in the Macintosh …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Coconut Oil Sucks: Nutritionists Name the Most Overrated 'Healthy' Foods

<i>By: Erin Kelly</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>If you haven't been bombarded by the media or somebody on Facebook raving about the miraculous, all-healing powers of coconut oil, you've either been living under a rock or you're really, <i>really</i> good at blocking people from college (and your mom) on social …

6 precautions to take with that shiny new hoverboard

So you just got a brand-new hoverboard — a self-balancing two-wheeled board, to be precise — for Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus and you're …

Hoverboards

How to explain tech to your parents in five easy steps

The incredible frustration of teaching your mum and dad how to connect to Wi-Fi can result in family slanging matches. But fear not, we are to here …

The Obituary Of Steve Jobs We Couldn’t Ever Bring Ourselves To Write

We all knew this was coming, and as journalists, we all knew we had to prepare for the worst. Even so, <i>Cult of Mac</i> never prepared an obituary for Steve Jobs, standard practice in the news game. He was too close to us, too much of a father figure. We tried to start one a dozen times over the years, …

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

10 Best Netflix Binge-Watches of the Year

Including original shows and others that arrived on the streaming platform in 2015.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Friends</b><p>Netflix gave us the gift of <i>Friends</i> way back on January 1, which means by now you've probably re-watched the show three times over. Nobody blames you.<p><b>2. Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp</b><p>Clearing an …

Google Wallet for iOS can now send money to any contact using just a phone number

With the rise of contactless payment systems like Apple Pay and Android Pay, the Google Wallet app has needed to reinvent itself somewhat as a peer-to-peer payment system. With the latest update, it’s become a whole lot easier to send money to your friends, family and contacts.<p>From today, the …

10 of the most unforgettable things Steve Jobs ever said

A twin separated at birth; a visionary who made products that changed how we use technology; a college dropout who studied coding and calligraphy for fun; a wisdom seeker who spent months wandering India barefoot in a sarong.<p>Oh, and after a long flirtation with sweater vests and bow ties, a man who …

RANKED: All 16 of Netflix's original shows from best to worst

We know which shows are being talked about, like "House of Cards" or "Orange Is the New Black," but that doesn't necessarily represent the quality of the show itself.<p>To get a sense of how Netflix's shows stack up against one another, we turned to the reviews aggregator Metacritic, which pulls in …

Scientists say being funny is associated with having above-average intelligence

In one 2011 study, researchers at the University of New Mexico asked 400 psychology students to complete measures of abstract reasoning ability and verbal intelligence before writing captions for a series of New Yorker cartoons.<p>Sure enough, captions that were rated funnier belonged to students who …