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Deepfakes Were Created As a Way to Own Women's Bodies—We Can't Forget That

When Redditors started using AI to attach celebrities' faces to porn performers' bodies, the media reaction focused on the implications for potential political hoaxes, but we need to focus on the women they harmed.<p><b>This story appears in</b> <b>VICE magazine and Broadly's 2018 Privacy and Perception Photo</b> …

Machine Learning

The Stem Cell Hair Transplant May Change the Future of Hair Regrowth

What are stem cells?<p>Stem cells are cells that have the potential to develop into different types of cells found in the body. They’re unspecialized …

Cell Biology

Doctors Might Stop UTIs From Ever Happening Again

Researchers are using precision medicine to better tackle bacteria in urinary tract infections—and are pretty sure the method can be applied to other …

Microbiology

Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever

It’s time for America to truly grapple with its legacy of slavery.<p>As the Civil War came to a close in 1865, a number of people remained enslaved, especially in remote areas. Word of slavery’s end traveled slowly, and for those who were largely isolated from Union armies, life continued as if …

Black History

What Your Web Browser's Incognito Mode Really Does

You don’t have to be a computer whiz to grasp the value of private web browsing. At a time when consumers are worried about the data Facebook and …

IT security

Can You Fly With Weed You Bought Legally?

Cannabis lawyers share how things really work.<p>Buds, oils, tea, brownies, cookies, gummies, lollipops ― today, you can get THC in just about any form.<p>What a time to be alive.<p>Marijuana is legal in some capacity in 29 states and Washington, D.C. As long as you adhere to local laws, you don’t have to …

Cannabis

This $37 accessory is the best thing that ever happened to my Apple Watch

Charging my Apple Watch on a nightly basis has become second nature for the most part, but there are still times when I forget. Since the Apple Watch …

Tech Trends

Seven Podcasts For Mental Health And Well-Being

Podcasts are increasing in popularity and are a great asset for a growing business.<p>It was recently confirmed by Apple at WWDC 2018 in early June that there are over 550,000 podcasts, over 18.5 million episodes in more than 100 languages.<p>As an entrepreneur, mental health and self-care is …

Mental Health

Around the Clock at Pike Place Market

From dawn to well after dusk, the market has its own particular rhythm.

Seattle

Facts And Details In "Hereditary" That Will Make You Realize It's An Even Better Film Than You Thought

The actor who plays Peter ACTUALLY did his head-slamming-on-desk stunt himself.<p>🚨<b>Fair warning:</b> Spoilers ahead!🚨

Tyneside

The One Country Where Anthony Bourdain Refused to Film an Episode

The chef said he wanted to shoot an episode of Parts Unknown in Afghanistan—so what could he possibly have been afraid of?<p>The late Anthony Bourdain …

Anthony Bourdain

NASA Is Being Sued Over a Woman's Vial of Neil Armstrong's "Moon Dust"

When Laura Murray Cicco was ten years old, she received a gift that was literally out of this world. At least it used to be. Her vial of alleged moon …

Judiciary

There's a Hidden Section of Amazon Where Things Are $2

As if we needed another reason to buy everything on Amazon, we go and uncover a whole new section of affordable offerings, most of which are $2. Yes, …

Shopping

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Cannabis

We Compared Life Expectancy in All 50 States to Countries Around the World. The Results Are Truly Stunning

If you live in Mississippi, you have the same life expectancy as someone in Bangladesh.<p>What's the difference between living in Minnesota and living in Mississippi? About seven years.<p>It sounds like some kind of weird joke, but according to a new study, it's no laughing matter. That's because there's …

World Health Organization

Anthony Bourdain Was So 'Lovestruck' with Asia Argento His Friends Were Concerned

Before his shocking death, Anthony Bourdain was a man in love.<p>The <i>Parts Unknown</i> host had been dating Asia Argento, an Italian actress who is also …

Me Too movement

Star Wars: 15 Crazy Facts About Darth Maul's Body

<img src="https://https://static2.srcdn.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Darth-Maul-body-trivia.jpg" /><p>One of the most mysterious …

Star Wars

California’s largest lake is dying, leaving toxic dust behind

As California’s largest lake dries up, it threatens nearby communities with clouds of toxic dust<p>On May 29th, 2009, Michelle Dugan and her family began the 600-mile trip from El Centro, California to the Bay Area, where she was set to attend her college orientation. They left late Friday evening, …

California

Volcano Kilauea Destroys Hawaii's Only Geothermal Plant, a Top Source of Energy

Officials are scrambling to replace this resource.<p>One of the Hawaii Civil Defense Agency’s biggest fears about Volcano Kilauea has been realized. …

Geology

Bizarre Events Are Unfolding at Yellowstone National Park

Mercury seems to be in retrograde over at Yellowstone National Park…<p>The national park that spans three states in the Western US (Wyoming, Idaho and …

National Parks

What Is Sepsis? This Life-Threatening Condition Is on the Rise

If you notice any sepsis symptoms, you need to find help immediately.<p>Biting your nails won’t just give you ragged edges. It could also put you at risk for sepsis, a serious and potentially life-threatening complication of an infection.<p>That’s what recently happened to a 28-year-old British man who …

Medicine

Hip Hop Reviewer Absolutely Astonished Listening to Rage Against the Machine For the First Time

YouTuber YouYouYou who does five minute Hip Hop album reviews from his car, was convinced by his viewers to take a listen to Rage Against the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This is the exact amount of exercise you need to keep your brain in good shape

Whether we like it or not, exercise is so good for us. It helps keeps us healthy, both mentally and physically, and studies show that it also helps …

Cognitive Impairment

Hereditary is the terrifying arthouse horror film of the year

One family’s descent into hell makes for a terrifying, deeply unsettling ride.<p>“Scary” isn’t the right descriptor for <i>Hereditary</i>, director Ari Aster’s feature debut and the creeptastic movie destined to be this summer’s arthouse horror movie, in the manner of <i>It Follows</i> or <i>The Babadook</i>.<p>Now, let me be …

Horror

Why Rich Kids Are So Good at the Marshmallow Test

Affluence—not willpower—seems to be what’s behind some kids' capacity to delay gratification.<p>The marshmallow test is one of the most famous pieces of social-science research: Put a marshmallow in front of a child, tell her that she can have a second one if she can go 15 minutes without eating the …

Indiana University

This May Be The Biggest Economic And Social Shift Of The Last 100 Years. Are You Ready?

The changes coming in driverless vehicles are just the tip of the iceberg. What's yet to come is nothing short of unimaginable.<p>The constant chatter about driverless, autonomous, and electric vehicles is nearly deafening. Yet, in all of that noise what's most often missed is that the implications …

Roads

There’s a scientific reason why you should talk to your dog in a ‘baby voice’

It’s a well-known quirk of human nature that adults tend to talk to babies in an over-the-top, cartoony tone of voice. Science calls it …

Pets

Porn’s Uncanny Valley

The San Fernando Valley was once the bedroom community of the adult industry. Now technology hopes to disrupt traditional pornography—and the city it calls home.<p>“It’s a phantom-limb penis syndrome,” said a tall, British man who goes by the name Adam Sutra. Adam is the CEO of CamasutraVR, a company …

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps