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How To Approach Women Without Being Creepy

Have you ever seen a creepy guy freak out a woman by simply talking to her? I have seen it many times. Whenever I do, my stomach turns upside down. …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

Photo Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 15<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th …

Migrant crisis? No, Europe is facing a moral crisis

In a world filled with graphic horrors, the Western media have become increasingly squeamish about showing what war, famine or death actually look like. There is an understandable fear of upsetting the audience, and a well-founded reluctance to be seen making a market out of the suffering of …

North Africa

Worry-free Headphone Wire

Nothing can keep you from your tunes quite like an annoying headphone tangle! The Self-Folding Wire solves this problem with an innovative …

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Much like riding a bike, the fastest way to learn any language is to learn by doing. Here's 7 ways to learn any language in days.

Language Learning

10 Ways To Earn Money Without Being Employed

Unemployed individuals don’t need to despair anymore—there are tons of online opportunities for gaining money. What’s more, the joy of earning money …

The Simplest Ways To Stop Saying "Um", "Like" And Other Filler Words

When I was starting as a Disc Jockey at the age of twenty, my spiels were full of “ums,” “likes,” and “aahs” so my supervisor called my attention to …

Google’s Next Version Of Android Is Called “Marshmallow”

Google has made it a thing to name its Android OS versions after food. Letter by letter in the alphabet (har har). But not just any food — food that’s really bad for you. This version, which has been called “M” until now, had its name unveiled today….<p>The new “marshmallow” statue was unveiled today …

Android News

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

UX Design

Don’t Be Fooled by the Political Game: The Illusion of Freedom in America

Written by John W. Whitehead<p>Tuesday August 11, 2015<p>“The shaping of the will of Congress and the choosing of the American president has become a …

5 Fun Ways to Make Money Online That You Should Try

The internet is so imperative these days that it turns into a piece of your daily schedule. You can read the daily paper, check your email, update …

Barack Obama tells African states to abandon anti-gay discrimination

Visiting his father’s Kenyan homeland, US president says ‘bad things happen’ when governments get into habit of treating people differently<p>The US president, Barack Obama, has launched an unprecedented defence of gay rights in Africa, telling Kenya’s president that the state has no right to punish …

Africa

Stop Google from tracking you on Google Maps

Learn how to disable Location History for your Google account and also how to delete some or all of your whereabouts from Your Timeline.<p>Google Maps is rolling out a new feature to Android and desktop users called Your Timeline. With it, you can see all the places you've been. Google is quick to …

Google Maps

12 Muslim Women Shatter Stereotypes by Showing Off Their Style

It's time to banish the idea of the "oppressed" Muslim woman.<p>There is no singular look when it comes to Muslim women's style—despite what the Western world may think. Some women of the faith cover their heads, yes. But many don't.<p>Here, we've rounded up inspiring Muslim women who shatter stereotypes …

Muslim Women

Saudi Arabia Ditches the US for Russia: Does It Matter?

Step back and calmly contemplate the geopolitical shift taking place in the Middle East. Does anyone realize what's happening beyond what the headlines read? The answer is may be. Even before the United States and Iran reached a landmark deal this week to rein in Iran's nuclear program, the past 20 …

Geopolitics

Five gadgets that will transform your dumb car into a smart car

In fact, most new vehicles look more like smartphones on the inside than cars.<p>But the smarter automobiles get, the more expensive they become. And not everybody can afford to shell out thousands of dollars just to get a tech update in the car.<p>Fortunately, there's another way to bring your car into …

Autonomous Cars

What your favorite programming language says about you

Programming languages create fierce tribes around themselves, with developers often getting into "religious wars" over the pros and cons of each.<p>Here's what your favorite programming language says about you, courtesy of the internet.

Programming

Did a glimpse of life without the euro prompt Greek U-turn?

Two weeks of closed banks, frozen lending and severely limited access to their money have provided Greeks a glimpse of the financial chaos ahead if they let their euro-based financial system collapse.<p>Economic and political analysts see a reality check behind leftist Prime Minister<p>Alexis Tsipras' …

The radical Bernie Sanders idea that could reclaim America for the 99 percent

Bernie Sanders has brought new attention to the perils of inequality. What if he could do even more?<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has electrified the 2016 presidential race with his no-nonsense energy, authenticity, and class-politics platform. Some of his proposals have already made right-wing heads …

Middle-class

Unintentionally, the Greeks have done themselves a favour. Soon, they will be out of the euro

In citing the example of German debt relief to justify another bailout for Greece, the French economist Thomas Piketty fails to see that you cannot have debt cancellation without asset write-downs, which devaluation would deliver in the least painful way<p>For a change, I find myself in some agreement …

GREECE JUST TAUGHT CAPITALISTS A LESSON ABOUT WHAT CAPITALISM REALLY MEANS

The vote is huge lesson for conservatives and anyone else who thinks this is about a dilettante government of left-wing idealists who think they can flout the law while staging some kind of Che Guevara-esque dream:<p>Wrong.<p><i>This is what capitalism is really about.</i><p>From the beginning, Merkel and the EU …

Central Banks

Why You're Pretty Much Unconscious All the Time

Your body has a lot of nifty parts, but it’s the brain that’s the <i>it</i> organ of the summer. The brain’s all-the-rage moment is mostly a result of the …

Consciousness

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Paul Krugman: “Racial hatred” is still the most potent force in Southern politics

“The racial divide is still a defining feature of our political economy,” much as conservatives bray otherwise<p>New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote on Monday that while America is "a much less racist nation than it used to be," that doesn't mean that "racial hatred isn't still a potent force …

Affordable Care Act

Latest on church shooting: Lawmaker backs Miss. flag change

9:45 p.m.<p>A top Mississippi lawmaker says the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag.<p>Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday that remembering our past is important, "but that does not mean we must let it define us."<p>"As a Christian, I believe our …

South Carolina

Vladimir Putin Tests the Limits of Pope Francis' Powers

Vladimir Putin is no longer welcome at the G7, thanks to his government’s continued incursions into Ukraine’s territory. But two days after the …

Russia