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Drowned in Sound's Favourite Albums of 2017

This year, rather than put out some democratically totted up list, I have embraced the era of the dictator. This is both my and “our” list. I did …

The Stacks: How America Fell for the Private Eye

Ross Macdonald wrote his share of classic American detective stories. Here he takes a busman’s holiday and explores the origins of Sam Spade, Philip …

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

Driving the Midwest

L<p>ast September, in the depths of high summer, my wife and I wanted to see the Midwest again. It’s not a very common desire, this one, to drive hours between small Midwestern cities with nothing but cornfields and rest stops in between. But it was a good trip.<p>We began in Brooklyn and drove across …

This Herb-Grinding, Weed-Dispensing Pen Is Perfect for Lazy Stoners

The next time you find yourself at the end of a long, exhausting day at the office, what would you rather find in your jacket pocket? A fancy …

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

Online Education

The best Kodi add-ons and how to install them

All about Kodi<p>We also looked at:<br>1. How to install Kodi on iPhone/iPad without jailbreaking<br>2. How to install Kodi on Android and Android TV<br>3. How to …

Software

How Airbnb Kills Our Ideas of Privacy

To make its home-away-from-home vibe work, the online housing broker insists on a level of transparency from hosts and guests that creates a level of …

98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads

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First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Consciousness

Get 9 Windows utilities for free

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Easter Bunny

Lemon Juice With Salt Can Stop Migraine Headache Within Minutes

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Recipes

The 15 Best Books of 2015

Rewarding reflections on time, love, loss, courage, creativity, and other transformations of the heart.<p>In the spirit of treating my annual best-of reading lists as a sort of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse, reflecting not aspirational priorities for the new year but what proved most worth …

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2015

This is how we listen: Take 12 months, a few thousand albums and pan for gold. We sift for works that are definitive and for sounds or songs that cross boundaries, make connections, teach us something new. We allow ourselves to be swept away, to be seduced, to be fooled by a good new trick or an …

New research highlights the damage wrought by strong skunk. Legalisation would give users far greater control and choice over the strength of what they smoked<p>It’s news that surely surprises no one: smoking high-strength cannabis may damage your brain. By scanning the brains of people who regularly …

Cannabis

Brighton, England: The San Francisco of Silicon Valley's dreams

Jeremy Keith rounded a corner in his secondhand Converse, down an alleyway of <i>Portlandia</i> preciousness in the North Laine shops of Brighton, England’s …

Slavoj Žižek on Obama, Bernie, sex and democracy: “That’s the reality of global capitalism. Everyone is violating the rules”

Salon exclusive q-and-a: “When voters really do have a choice, it’s usually perceived as a crisis of democracy”<p>As academic disciplines become more specialized, the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek flirts with the line between relic and rebel. His interests are unabashedly broad — from Hegel to …

'Citizen Kane' to 'Call of Duty': The rise of video games in universities

Picture an art school. Visualize the hallways of a university dedicated to the arts, the classrooms lined with paint tubes, charcoal sticks and nude models. Imagine the galleries where outgoing seniors present their final projects. Consider the thick-framed glasses that sit atop students' noses as …

Call of Duty

15. Tormented (2011)

Do you love horror but have run out of things to watch coming out of Hollywood or the British scene? It€™s sometimes easy to forget that there€™s a …

Spanish Invoice Trading Marketplace NoviCap Raises $1.7M

NoviCap, the invoice trading marketplace headquartered in London but with offices in Barcelona and a customer base largely in Spain, has closed a $1.7 million seed round. Backers include Partech Ventures, Techstars Ventures and Cabiedes & Partners.<p>Launched in 2014, the Barclays Techstars alumni …

Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

The Author of Our Best SF Military Novel Explains the Future of War

Sci-fi's reigning king of war fiction on 3D-printed weapons, why interstellar war is impossible, and how, one day, we might actually see the end of war.<p>For my money, the best novel to read about the future of war today, in 2015, was published in 1974. Joe Haldeman's <i>The Forever War</i> is an all-time …

Life's Stories

How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.<p>In Paul Murray's novel <i>Skippy Dies,</i> there’s a point where the main character, Howard, has an existential crisis.“‘It’s just not how I expected my life would be,'" he …

Psychology

How an obsessive recluse blew the lid off the secret technology authorities use to spy on people's cellphones

It's called "Stingray," and it's a device used by both federal and state law-enforcement agencies to gain access to citizens' cellphone data.<p>Even though we're now getting a better sense of what Stingray does, we still know little about how this technology became known to the public.<p>A new radio …

What Our Parents Taught Us About Love And Money

There's no greater influence on our relationships than our parents, financially and otherwise. 12 people describe what they’ve learned to do (or not do) from watching their parents.<p><i>Not every child gets a trust fund. But each of us is heir to a certain set of abstract financial assets: a standard of</i> …

Scientists crack the code of the 4,000 year old Ancient 'Phaistos Disk'

Scientists have been trying to decipher the mysterious "Phaistos Disk" ever since the 4,000-year-old clay disk, which is 16 centimeters in diameter, …

Porntopia

It’s Thursday night in January in Las Vegas, Day 2 of the Adult Video News Awards–Adult Entertainment Expo weekend, and I’m at the door of a private …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Valiant Hearts: The Great War - IGN's Free Game of the Month

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Unretouched Photo from Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein Shoot Reveals Photoshop Enhancements

<b>Update</b>: Please see below for new developments.<p>Singer Justin Bieber is the new face of Calvin Klein, and a number of new advertising photos and videos …

Photo Manipulation