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40 Deep Questions To Ask If You Really Want To Get To Know Someone

<b>1.</b> What’s your philosophy in life?<p><b>2.</b> What’s the one thing you would like to change about yourself?<p><b>3.</b> Are you religious or spiritual?<p><b>4.</b> Do you …

Why Are Movies About Queer Women Mostly Terrible?

Four writers discuss the latest lesbian film — which stars Katherine Heigl and Alexis Bledel — and its place in the storied history of bad popular gay cinema. When so few lesbian films manage to get made, why aren't more of them any good?<p>Jenny’s Wedding <i>is a 2015 independent film written and</i> …

LGBTQI

Are You A Femme Queer Woman? Looking For Love? There's An App For That

Dating in the digital age can be tough -- especially when you have to fight for the world to recognize your identity as a legitimate one.<p>As a result of their traditionally feminine gender presentation, lesbians that identify as "femme" often feel invisible in both mainstream and queer …

Presidential candidate wants to use brain implants to turn the worst criminals into upstanding citizens

In an article published this week in Motherboard, writer Zoltan Istvan (whose campaign for President we have covered previously) makes a case for a similar piece of technology: a brain implant that could turn the worst criminals into upstanding members of society, rehabilitating them in a way never …

Harvard Law School

35 Brilliant New Books You Should Read This Summer

Required reading from July to September. UK release dates.

Books
College Football

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Creativity

A nurse’s letter from Gallipoli: from the archive, 27 July 1915

An eyewitness account of the first world war’s Gallipoli campaign<p>Anzac Cove and Gallipoli: then and now – interactive<p><i>From a letter received by an Australian woman in London from a nurse in the Dardanelles:-</i><p>I am doing transport duty to Gaba Tepe, where we take on wounded Australians and New …

World War I

Transport Yourself Back to New York City's Grand Central Station in the 1940s

Grand Central Station in New York City is still one of the most historic and glamorous places in the city. The sights in the travel hub during the …

New York City

Carli Lloyd trashes her old team for trading her, scores the goal to beat them 1-0 one day later

Prior to the match, Lloyd told the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle's Jeff DiVeronica she "lost all respect" for the organization after they traded her to Houston without any prior indication they'd even consider doing so:<p>"To not have the decency and respect to call me prior [to the trade] and say, …

Carli Lloyd

Is the AT&T-DirecTV Merger Good for Consumers? - Consumer Reports

When it comes to pay TV service, bigger isn't always better for consumers—especially when it reduces choice in an already consolidated business. But …

24 Hilarious Tweets That Try To Predict What Happens #WhenTrumpIsElected President

This question was posed to Twitter users today: what would happen if “The Donald” were actually elected President of the United States? Here are 24 …

This Is What 25 Years Of Lesbian Culture In Print Looks Like

Happy anniversary, Curve Magazine.<p><i>Curve Magazine</i> knew that lesbians were cool well before their current renaissance in mainstream media — that is, before <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, and even before <i>The L Word</i>. Founded by then 22 year-old Frances “Franco” Stevens in 1990, <i>Curve</i> was formerly called <i>Deneuve</i>, …

With Windows 10, Microsoft corrects the problems it created

First released almost three years ago (and updated to 8.1 a year later), Windows 8 was a bet that didn't pay off. Bold -- or brash -- design decisions and a fundamental shift in UX led to a very slow uptake of the OS, and we're now just days away from the release of its replacement. Windows 10 …

Buying An Historic Home

You've fallen in love with an old Victorian house and want to bring her back to her glory days. With dreams of starting the next row of "painted …

Oh God! The lord’s my sex guru: Pious perverts, quasi-incestuous misogyny and the twisted world of religious sexual repression

Evangelicals are penning sex manuals. The purity movement oddballs are on the move. It’s all deeply disturbing<p>One might expect the faith-deranged audience of televangelist Pat Robertson to nod contentedly when he blames “awful-looking” women for their own sexual tribulations or counsels a man with …

Religion

7 (Awesome) Things About Taylor Swift

In September, I wrote an article about popular music in 2004 vs. popular music in 2014. One of the categories was “post-innocence pop-star,” in which …