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How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti depicted her …

Depression

Here's what the HDR photo setting really does — and why you should use it

You might have noticed the three letters "HDR" on your smartphone's camera app when you're lining up a picture, and you might wonder whether to keep it on or off.<p>It's generally better to keep it on, and here's why:<p>HDR stands for "High Dynamic Range," and it helps make your pictures look better by …

Mobile Photography

Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk

Digital material including key historical documents could be lost forever because programs to view them will become defunct, says Vint Cerf<p>Piles of digitised material – from blogs, tweets, pictures and videos, to official documents such as court rulings and emails – may be lost forever because the …

Humanities

Social anxiety disorder warps view of friendship - Futurity

People with social anxiety disorder tend to underestimate the quality of their friendships, so researchers asked their friends to give their …

Why corporations are desperate to destroy net neutrality

A free Internet is vital to the country’s infrastructure. For our plutocrats, it’s merely another profit center<p>When it comes to Internet Service Providers and high-speed Internet, the consumer marketplace has hardly been a model of competitiveness. Some of us are lucky enough to be able to choose …

How Sleeping Too Little Is Ruining Your Cognitive and Emotional Performance | Inc.com

<i>Firas Kittaneh is the CEO and co-founder of One Mall Group, a group of specialty e-commerce brands including Amerisleep, an eco-friendly luxury mattress company. His award-winning team is focused on bringing housewares online to a larger consumer base using cutting-edge technology. Learn more about</i> …

Michigan State University

AT&T and Verizon want your LTE calls to cross networks

As nice as it is that the big US carriers are starting to roll out high-quality calls over LTE, there's a big catch: those calls don't cross networks, so you're frequently stuck with regular voice service. Happily, that's going to change soon. AT&T and Verizon have revealed plans to make voice over …

The Next Step Is Oblivion: The Future of Gay Literature

If there is such a thing as "gay writing" or "LGBT literature" -- and I am really not a fan of categories -- here is a look at its future.<p>For most of history, gay writing didn't exist. Gay characters did not feature in literature. Some books had "homoerotic" aspects -- a term that, if you think …

LGBTQI

What We Really Mean When We Call Someone A Friend

Have you ever taken a moment to stop, sit back, and just reflect about life — the relationships you have, the people whom you share these …