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5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

Chromecast Audio competes with Sonos for a tenth of the price

The Chromecast Audio is pretty smart. Here's the elevator pitch: You plug the little hockey puck in the image above into a power outlet, and then connect it to your speakers using the provided 3.5mm-to-3.5mm cable, or a third-party 3.5mm-to-optical cable or the equivalent RCA converter. Then, …

Here's How to Decide Between iPhone and Android

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Meet the Nexus 6P, Google and Huawei's shockingly svelte flagship

After last year's unwieldy attempt, Google had to think a little more carefully about how its nerd-friendly Nexus line should work and feel. Rather than just offer one new phone today, Google showed off two -- the Nexus 5X and 6P -- meant for different subsets of people. The former? It provides …

Phones

Forget everything you thought you knew about how women orgasm

A new study claims that there is no such thing as a vaginal, or clitoral orgasm. Oh, and apparently the G-spot is a myth, too. Radhika Sanghani reports<p>The elusive G-spot does not exist, according to a new study.<p>So far, so typical. It seems we can’t go a few months without researchers offering a new …

Relationships

3 Photographic Special Effects You Can Create Without the Help of Photoshop

What do you think of when you hear the term “special effects”? Your favorite sci-fi movie or a state of the art video game, perhaps. Do you ever …

Danny Macaskill: The Ridge

Mountain Biking

Four Things You Need To Know About Windows 10

Microsoft has finally shown the world its plans for its next major Windows release, the one that will succeed the much-maligned Windows 8. It’s not Windows 9 or Windows Threshold—not even Windows One, as Microsoft executive VP of operating systems Terry Myerson briefly teased at one point during a …

Do I Only Use 10% of My Brain?

A Developer Created A Brilliantly Innovative New Way To Use The iPhone's Widgets, But Apple Killed It

Apple removed an app called Launcher from the App Store late Friday night, and the circumstances surrounding the app's removal have left its creator scratching his head.<p>Launcher was originally designed to help save its users time by creating one-tap shortcuts to popular actions on your iPhone that …

Apps

Let's Hope the Booty Video Trend Never Ends

Besides being salaciously entertaining, booty videos help pop stars like Jennifer Lopez revive their declining career fortunes.<p>God bless the booty video trend. Like any overwhelmed observer of popular music, I've had my moments of doubt about an aesthetic that more and more resembles those high-end …

Jennifer Lopez

Galaxy Note 4 rumor roundup – everything we know so far (updated)

<i>Note: this post was first published on July 23 and again on August 15th. Just days ahead of IFA, we’ve updated the post one last time, adding a few more details and changing a few outdated assumptions.</i><p>It’s hard to believe, but 2014 is already a little over half of the way through, and what a year …

Phones

The Surprising Food Flavor That Can Help You Shed Pounds

You’re probably familiar with salty, sweet, bitter, and sour, but did you know there’s a fifth taste? It’s called umami, and a new study concludes …

A new explanation for tech’s pathetic gender diversity: The personal computer

The rise of the PC changed the nature of computer science — and attracted a whole different breed to tech industry<p>Is the personal computer to blame for the mysterious <i>decline</i> in female participation in the computing industry? Tom Geller takes a new stab at this enduringly interesting (and …

These Scottish Truthers Think Pretty Much All Laws Are Invalid

When you combine conspiracy theories and dodgy legal advice you get the Scottish Sovereigns, a group that's is convinced that you can ignore most laws if you don't go by the name on your ID. Or something. It's pretty confusing.<p><i>Members of the Scottish Sovereigns</i><p>The Scottish Sovereigns are here to …

British History

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Come In Same Color Combination as Galaxy S5 (Rumor)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has leaked extensively in the past few weeks. The handset is expected to see the light of the day in September.<p>According to a …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Inside The Pixar Braintrust

In this exclusive excerpt from Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull unveils one of his key management tools–the Pixar Braintrust, which has helped the animation powerhouse score 14 box office hits in a row.<p>A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

How to master Android Voice Commands, beyond Google Now

When Apple first introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it was not the first time the world had seen voice control, but it did mark the first time a major company was releasing it to the world simultaneously on millions of mobile devices as their most prominent feature.<p>Despite its innumerable flaws …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

The novelist goes deep on the future of his books and the TV series they begat<p>On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean …

TV Series

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Chet Faker Boiler Room Melbourne Live Set

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

15 Ways Skrillex Changed the World

How our cover star dropped in and rumbled culture<p>That incandescent, pistol-spark moment in an artist's career when he or she actually steers the …

Trends

Samsung Electronics braces for weakest year of smartphone growth

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is bracing for its weakest smartphone profit growth this year since 2007 as arch rival Apple Inc challenges its domination in China’s $80 billion market.<p>Samsung’s mobile devices business, which earns two thirds of the company’s profit, will come under …