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Repairing Your iPhone Home Button From An Unofficial Repair Shop Can Brick Your Phone

Going to an unauthorized Apple technician to repair your home button can cost you a lot of money. On Friday, The Guardian reported that thousands of iPhone users encountered a mysterious “Error 53” error due to a new security feature to protect your Touch ID data. This error renders your iPhone …

Mobile Technology

Meet The 8 Hottest Publicly Traded Marijuana Companies

[<b>CORRECTED:</b> Details of Mentor Capital's investment fund have been removed after the figures were challenged by sector observers.]<p>With pot now legal in two states for the past year,and decriminalized, conditionally legal, or medically prescribed in many more, ganja startups are gaining traction — …

The Art of Persuasion: 10 Brain Hacks to Leverage in Business and Life

Image Credit: Pixabay.<p>If you throw a frog into boiling water, it'll jump straight out. However, if it's placed in cold water and the temperature gradually increased, it'll be found dead without any attempt to escape. We've all experienced that subtle death.<p>Neuromarketing takes advantage of that …

Bob Marley to be the face of the world’s first celebrity weed brand

The dreams of a million late-night dorm room jam sessions, once dissipated into the ether like smoke into so many blow tubes, have come true as Bob …

Cannabis

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Two key components of the BITE method let you do it more often without upping your odds of a sidelining injury. First up: using the right intervals at the right speeds. You'll never do an all-out sprint at an incline greater than five percent since Siik says this increases the impact on your lower …

Hot sports take: Fire the owners and nationalize all sports!

Full communism is the only solution to dumb owners<p>This past Monday, Washington DC's NFL franchise fired its head coach, Mike Shanahan, after a season that fell somewhere between disappointment and disaster. The move was widely expected, and probably deserved. Shanahan is a Super Bowl-winning coach, …

The 10 best superhero comics of 2013

Superheroes aren’t just on the big screen. From Spider-Man to the Hulk, these are the year’s essentials<p>Superheroes keep muscling their way into more TV and movies. “Arrow” and “Agents of SHIELD” will soon be joined by “The Flash”and “Gotham,” plus Netflix shows for Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke …

A global wine shortage could soon be upon us

It isn’t only France that’s suffering from a growing dearth of wine—it’s the entire world, says a report released on Monday (Oct. 28) by Morgan Stanley Research.<p>And the shortage is only getting worse.<p>Last year, global supply for wine already barely exceeded demand. Adjusting the demand to include …

Morgan Stanley

The 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Company

Over the past few months I have been exploring how the various facets of work are evolving and changing, specifically around behaviors. This started with two articles, the first was The 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager and the second was The 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Employee. …

Why We Should Think About the Threat of Artificial Intelligence

If the New York <i>Times</i>’<i>s</i> latest article is to be believed, artificial intelligence is moving so fast it sometimes seems almost “magical.” Self-driving cars have arrived; Siri can listen to your voice and find the nearest movie theatre; and I.B.M. just set the “Jeopardy”-conquering Watson to work on …

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

Cooking

6 of the Nuttiest Right-Wing Statements Just from this Week Alone

The Right-wing crazies may have truly outdone themselves this week. With Congress taking its summer break, Tea Partiers and other kooks were suddenly …

Religion

Water leaks at Fukushima could contaminate entire Pacific Ocean

<b>RT:</b><i>Japanese officials have admitted a leak at Fukushima has been happening for two years and is worse than earlier thought. Why did it take so long</i> …

4 biggest myths about crack

For U.S. politicians, targeting drug users in black communities is easier than addressing poverty and unemployment<p>It's no secret that crack cocaine carries a stigma. While casual pot-smoking and cocaine use are tolerated in college dorms and clubs, crack cocaine is often considered to be on a …

Ed Snowden’s e-mail service shuts down, leaving cryptic message | Ars Technica

Lavabit offered Snowden—and other customers—512-bit security on stored e-mails.<p>Once it became clear that he was going to be trapped in Moscow's …

The Occupy Movement Is Launching A Money Cooperative

<i>July 23, 2013, 2:45pm: This post has been updated to include comments from founder Carne Ross.</i><p>In an ironic twist, the Occupy Wall Street movement, which, two years ago, galvanized resentment against Wall Street and gave birth to the phrase “the 99%,” has given birth to something new: a financial …

Faster Forward, Together

What Can a Website Do For Me that Social Media Can't? <i>bookmark_border</i> Kim George<p>It’s a legitimate question and one that I hear all of the time.<p>Featured<p>…

The Griffins Will Meet The Simpsons in a ‘Family Guy’ Crossover Episode

The Griffin family, from Seth MacFarlane’s hit FOX TV series, <i>Family Guy</i>, will be taking a trip to Springfield for a special crossover episode with …

TV

Meet the Man Who Was Putin's Last Political Opponent

<i>Alexei Navalny, one of Putin's greatest foes, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison. Not only is it the latest dictatorial move by the Russian leader, it's the silencing of a truly courageous man. Navalny branded United Russia "the party of crooks and thieves" and spent two weeks in jail for</i> …

Russia

The Hare Finally Beats the Tortoise: How Brands Can Get Up To Speed For A Real-Time World

Shankar Gupta from 360i, the agency behind Oreo’s Super Bowl blackout win, discusses how brands can rethink their content creation process to be better, faster, more relevant cultural conversationalists.<p>You often hear of the lengthy approval processes required to get a campaign underway. That’s not …

How International Justice Is Being Gutted

Critics accuse one judge of creating legal precedents that make it impossible to convict senior commanders for human rights abuses.<p>Over the last eight months, a series of surprise rulings at the international war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has sparked extraordinary controversy in the …

Destabilizing the Jenny McCarthy Public-Health Industrial Complex

Giving the anti-vaccine advocate a platform is dangerous.<p>Last week, the state Supreme Court of Wisconsin upheld the reckless homicide convictions of Dale and Leilani Neumann. Their daughter, Madeline, had diabetes, a 99.8 percent treatable condition. When she grew sick, her parents decided to pray …

30,000 California Prisoners Are Refusing Meals

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over 30,000 California prisoners started refusing meals on Monday morning in what might become the …

The world’s new largest building is four times the size of Vatican City

China just cut the ribbon on the world’s new largest building.<p>The New Century Global Center, which recently opened in Chendgu, China, is 328 feet high, 1,640 feet long, and 1,312 feet wide. That’s roughly 20 times the size of Sydney’s legendary Opera House, four times the size of Vatican City, and …

Architecture

Technology Mythology: No Red Phone Ever Connected the White House to Moscow

Another case of "direct access" not being quite what you first thought<p>If there's one symbol that conveys the power, secrecy, responsibilities, and brinkmanship of the modern presidency it's the red phone, the direct line of communication from the White House to Moscow. Funny thing though: It's a …

7 institutions so mammoth they could destroy America

Bigger banks, bigger investors, bigger corporations: They all threaten to ravage the economy — and our livelihoods<p>Bigger isn’t always better. From the Tower of Babel to Teddy Roosevelt’s trust-busting, that principle’s been enshrined in law and legend since the dawn of history. Have we forgotten …

How workplace harassers won big

Two SCOTUS decisions today make it even harder to sue over on-the-job discrimination. Here’s what you should know<p>“It is possible, by the mid-1990s, to eliminate sexual harassment, leaving a more productive and professional workplace for everyone.” That hopeful passage was in a 1985 book by Barbara …

The Mad Men Season 6 Finale: Dick Whitman's Revenge

Our roundtable discusses the final episode of the sixth season.<p>Every week for the sixth season of AMC's acclaimed series <i>Mad Men</i>, our roundtable of Eleanor Barkhorn (Sexes editor, TheAtlantic.com), Ashley Fetters (editorial fellow for TheAtlantic.com's Entertainment and Sexes channels), and Amy …

Paula Deen's Racism, Kanye's Vanity: The Week's Best Pop-Culture Writing

The most intriguing articles about entertainment we've come across in the past seven days<p>Click the links in the article titles to read the full pieces, and let us know what we've missed:<p>Last week's best pop-culture writing