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Read PDFs on Your Phone With GoodReader

iOS: If Hell exists, I will spend eternity being forced to read PDFs on my phone. I’ll be pinching and zooming some D&D playbook or work document, …

Apps

3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Blackberry Jam Bramble

Happy weekend, and welcome back to <i>3-Ingredient Happy Hour</i>, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. I’m in Oxford this …

BlackBerry

iOS 12 May Be Coming to Your iPhone 5s

iOS: If you’re still holding on to an old iPhone 5S, you’re in luck: Apple might allow you to upgrade the five-year-old smartphone to iOS 12 when it …

iPhone

If You Love to Travel, You Need These Apps

In addition to the stress of packing, the stress of making sure you have every electronic device securely stowed somewhere, the stress of remembering …

Apps

Download Over 16,000 Free Sound Effects From This BBC Archive

Here’s the bad news: If you’re an aspiring sound designer or you’re looking for some random noise to insert into a big project you’re working on, the …

BBC

Doctors Performed the First Full Penis and Scrotum Transplant on an American Military Vet

Physicians at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore have performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world, the …

Medicine

I worked hard to understand white US anger

Anand Giridharadas takes issue with the mention of him in an essay about ‘experts without expertise’<p>In his essay (America is plagued by experts without expertise, 21 April), Michael Massing casts me as a carrier of the epidemic. Massing, who must be an expert in who is inexpert, includes me among …

United States

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

Courtesy of Nordstrom<p>Naot ‘Bounty’ Sandal<p>Last August, I set out on a yearlong trip around the world via Remote Year. Knowing I would only have one …

Shopping

Hemp Can Fight Cancer Too, Reveal Scientists in New Cannabis Study

Not all marijuana-derived drugs need to get you high.<p>With one and a half million new cases diagnosed each year, scientists are on a continuous hunt …

Cannabis

Quantum Theory Proves That Consciousness Moves To Another Universe After Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“, published in the USA, has stirred …

Quantum Mechanics

Relieve Your Lower Back

Details<p>Relieve lower back discomfort with this 30-minute sequence, which includes both floor poses and wall poses. Even if you don't experience lower …

Pain

How We Solved Fake News the First Time

At this moment in the history of the information revolution, a significant number of Americans—it is impossible to know how many—believe that a video circulating on the Web shows Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin slicing the face off a small child. The lie is gruesome but far from extraordinary. …

Journalism

White Judge Sentenced to Probation for Election Fraud in Same County Where Black Woman Received 5 Years

Right now, there is a black woman sitting in prison, reading about a Texas judge who was found guilty of the same crime she committed. She probably …

Crime

Gun Violence is Gun Violence

Jacklynn Blanchardnational_school_walkout.jpeg <i>Students protesting gun violence (Photo credit: Twitter/National School Walkout)</i>Of her eight classes, …

Guns

This Twitter thread explains social anxiety perfectly

It's not the same as being shy, introverted, or asocial.<p>Social anxiety affects approximately 15 million adults in America, according to the Anxiety …

Mental Health

When Does General Depression Become Clinical Depression?

<i>When does general depression become clinical depression? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jennifer Guttman, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, GuttmanPsychology.com, on Quora:</b><p>I treat many …

Depression

Cyberbullying makes young people twice as likely to self harm or attempt suicide

Cyberbullying makes young people more than twice as likely to self harm or attempt suicide, a major new study has shown.<p>The growth of social media has left many youngsters vulnerable to online bullying, which can include sending threatening, humiliating of intimidating messages or posting hurtful …

Cyberbullying

Even a single mindfulness meditation session can reduce anxiety: People with anxiety show reduced stress on the arteries after 1-hour introductory session

People with anxiety show reduced stress on the arteries after 1-hour introductory session<p>Mindfulness meditation programs have shown promise for the …

Mindfulness

Hearing on Inmate Suicide in Prison Mental Health Trial

By MALLORY MOENCH, The Associated Press<p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge will hear testimonies Monday about a prison inmate death being …

Mental Health

Digital Self-Harm: When Teens Cyberbully Themselves

"Because teens' online and offline worlds overlap, digital self-harm is a concern for some youth, making online self-harm an emerging area of …

Mental Health

People With PTSD Can Still Experience Their Emotions in a Healthy Way

People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may sometimes experience their emotions as unpleasant, unpredictable and uncontrollable. However, …

Mindfulness

Britain's prison crisis caused by 'poor political decisions' by Conservatives and huge cuts, former head of jails says

“Poor political decisions” by the Conservatives and huge budget cuts have caused the crisis in Britain’s jails, the former head of the prison service …

Crime

How Scientists Decide When A Vaccine’s Risks Outweigh The Number Of People It Will Help

While the debate is theoretical, scientists can weigh possible risks versus the lives they know the vaccine will save. But a recent example of a …

Health Policy

Parents' guide to self-harm: What to do if you're worried your son or daughter is hurting themselves

It can be one of the scariest 
topics for parents to tackle, but self-harm is a vital thing to talk to your kids about. So if you’re worried your …

Mental Health

Ever Wonder What Bipolar Disorder Really Is? Here's Your Answer, Straight From a Doctor

Mental illness is much more complicated than physical illness; after all, when the disorder is in your brain, there aren't any physical symptoms or blood tests you can run to reach a proper diagnosis. And while the conversation surrounding mental illness is growing, slowly etching away the negative …

Depression

Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder: Why The Good Weather Can Make You Feel Bad

'Reverse SAD' is a complex issue<p>While many people find the better weather gives them an energy and mood boost, for some, the sunny summer weather has the opposite effect.<p>Known as 'reverse SAD', or 'summer SAD' - it is similar to the seasonal affective disorder that people suffer in the winter …

Depression

This Brand Will Donate Half Its Profits to Improving the World

Chnge is poised to be more than just stylish.<p>The beautiful thing about fashion is its power to be about more than just clothes. Right now, many fashion brands—new and old—are using their global platforms to promote topics seemingly unrelated to fashion at all, like righting social ills, fighting …

Earth Day

Netflix, Amazon, and major studios try to shut down $20-per-month TV service | Ars Technica

It's the third lawsuit against TV box makers filed by Netflix and film studios.<p>Netflix, Amazon, and the major film studios have once again joined …

Televisions

Net neutrality is officially dead. Here's what that means.

Everyone take a moment of silence please — the free and open internet is now officially dead.<p>In December 2017 the FCC, under chairman Ajit Pai, voted …

Net Neutrality

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Smart TV