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25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Here's a Pretty Good Reason to Pull Your Weight as a Parent

Time to make some changes.<p>There's no golden rule to dictate how often a married couple with children should have sex. There is, however, substantial evidence that having sex is important. And adjusting parenting habits might help.<p>A recent study took into account data gathered in 2006 from almost …

Speaker company CEO leaves, puts high-tech competitor on Kickstarter

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Yuck It Up, Humanity, Because VR Is Going To Make Things Really Weird

The Internetogencia was all in a tizzy this week as it commented on a cover photo from Time magazine extolling the simple joys of VR. The cover, if you haven’t seen it, features the disheveled founder of Oculus Rift, Palmer Luckey, who looked like a jolly baby as he bumbled around a virtual …

Billy Joel: the EW interview

One of pop’s best songwriters hasn’t released a new album since 1993, but he’s still breaking records, performing nonstop—and connecting with a …

15+ Brutally Honest Parenting Cards You Wish You’d Seen Earlier

Do parents who believe having a screaming baby is "magical" actually exist? For the record, I have a one-year-old kid at home myself, so I have some …

Chancellor Osborne says he has found 12 billion of welfare cuts

LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne on Sunday said he had found all 12 billion pounds of welfare cuts he needs as part of his plan to balance the current budget by 2017/18, speaking ahead of his budget announcement on Wednesday.<p>Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne arrives …

George Osborne

Insects may be able to feel fear, anger and empathy, after all

A recent survey suggests that, for most of us who have ever had a pet companion, it’s a no-brainer that mammals and birds are emotional creatures, sharing emotions with multiple species and not just their own. Yet despite the thousands of YouTube videos and hundreds of recent scientific studies …

Psychology

'Fess up, Microsoft: Windows 10 is merely a rebranded Windows 8

But is that actually a bad thing?

Leak Tips Lightweight Microsoft Email App, Flow

Flow allows people to communicate in real-time, and have their conversations saved in Outlook.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Microsoft Buys Company Behind Wunderlist To-Do App

Redmond purchased 6Wunderkinder GmbH for up to $200 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Apps

6 ways Microsoft copied Apple with Windows 10 (plus some truly new ideas)

Microsoft just unveiled the future of Windows 10 today in Redmond. Along with some crazy holographic goggles that take on Google Glass and Oculus, company executives revealed the ambitious plan to make the next generation of Windows the first truly universal platform for desktop PCs, laptops, …

If You're Not Watching "Rectify" You Need To Re-Examine Your Life

With the recent release of the official Season 3 trailer, you need to start watching this show NOW.<p>From Daniel's relationship with his prison friend, Kerwin, to the struggles of his sister-in-law, Tawney, to Daniel's relationship with his mother, the series is so complex and layered that it's …

How Feminist TV Became The New Normal

In its third season, "Orange Is The New Black" has become a feminist utopia on our television, tablet, and laptop screens. It's critically acclaimed, created by a woman, written by a mixed-gender staff, and features a predominantly female, diverse cast. It's a blueprint for how to do women on …

Here's How Your Taste In Music Evolves As You Age, According To Science

Exactly how does your taste in music evolve over time? Science now has the answer.<p>In your teens, you blast whatever is considered "popular" at that moment. Then, your interest in current jams falls in your 20s and early 30s before bottoming out around age 33.<p>That's according to a new study that …

'Helicopter Parenting' Hurts Kids Regardless of Love or Support, Study Says

Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Evan …

Parenting

Art Garfunkel Lashes Out at Paul Simon in New Interview

Art Garfunkel lashed out at his former Simon & Garfunkel partner Paul Simon in a scathing new interview where the singer accuses Simon of suffering …

Paul Simon

Clinkle Implodes As Employees Quit In Protest Of CEO

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What ‘Empire’ And Other Hip-Hop Dramas Say About America

Street-savvy shows featuring a healthy dose of hip-hop swagger and style are finding viewers far beyond the traditional black audience. You can thank …

Kids Benefit From Having A Working Mom

Here’s some heartening news for working mothers worried about the future of their children.<p>Women whose moms worked outside the home are more likely to have jobs themselves, are more likely to hold supervisory responsibility at those jobs, and earn higher wages than women whose mothers stayed home …

Motherhood

Double lives – a history of sex and secrecy at Westminster

Photograph: PA/PA wire<p>Jeremy Thorpe in 1977.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/13/1431535643218/1f24af1e-7758-441b-9834-672907ae6a47-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PA/PA wire<p>Jeremy Thorpe in …

LGBTQI

David Lynch back on 'Twin Peaks' reboot after salary standoff

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may resume that icky tingle that was crawling up your spines, "Twin Peaks" devotees. Psychokiller Bob is not back to creep you out yet, but he's one step closer -- because David Lynch is.<p>After quitting the reboot of America's noirest of TV noir miniseries from the 1990s over a salary …

TV

Pakistani Officials Really Didn’t Like Homeland’s Fourth Season

“A little research would have gone a long way,” said one Pakistani official.<p><i>Homeland</i> fans may have been disappointed by the show’s fourth season, which featured stars <b>Claire Danes</b> and <b>Rupert Friend</b> running wild and battling terrorism in the streets of Islamabad, but no one was more frustrated than …

What to binge-watch this holiday

The 15 Best New TV Characters of 2014

TV characters, more than film characters, are tricky to get right. Viewers who fall in love with a show will spend significant time, week in and week out, with these people. They’re in our homes. They’re familiar. And we know familiarity breeds. But there are a few characters, whether perfectly …