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The P**sy Test: How to Know If You're With the Right Person

<i>Note: The following blog contains graphic language.</i><p>If you want to know if you're really with the right person, the person you could actually partner with forever more, the one who could really love and trust and respect and admire and grow with you -- not the one who does -- but the one who could, …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

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CNN Poll: Majority of Americans say things are going well

For the first time since 2007, a majority of Americans think things are going well in the nation, a new CNN/ORC International poll found.<p>It's a slim majority — just 52 percent of Americans said things are going well, while 48 percent said things are going badly — but it's the most positive …

5 Ways The Boomer Generation Changed Sex Forever

Yes, Virginia, there was a time when everyone waited until their wedding night to have intercourse. And perhaps even more shocking: Yes, that's actually what they called it. For real. Everything about what currently occurs in our bedrooms has completely changed since boomers came of age -- …

Fleksy for iOS Used to Set New World Record for Fastest Touch-Screen Text Message Typing

Back in May, Brazilian teenager Marcel Fernandes Filho used Fleksy's predictive keyboard for Android on a Samsung Galaxy S4 to set a new world record of 18.19 seconds for the fastest typing of a text message on a touch-screen mobile phone. Filho's record was certified by the <i>Guinness Book of World</i> …

NYC's Payphones Will Become Gigabit Wi-Fi Access Points

It's a change that everybody but Superman will love.<p>Even if you've spotted a payphone in the wild recently, it's probably been a while since you've actually reached out and touched one. But that may soon change: New York City is planning on replacing the old public phones with 21st century …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Innovation, experiment or gimmick?

Just because you <i>can</i> do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make, let alone bring to the public outside of a fuzzy proof of concept. And so, following the …

Future-proofing Smartphones: It's Time For Manufacturers To Build In Longevity By Design

When should your smartphone stop working?<p>I don’t mean a question of powering up, more about the effectiveness of your smartphone. With the continuing advances in hardware capability, and the demands placed on the new technology by a steady flow of new builds of operating systems to support …

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CEO behind Hatred responds to accusations of neo-Nazi, anti-Islamic affiliation

Jaroslaw Zielinski, the CEO of Destructive Creations and animator for the upcoming game <i>Hatred</i>, tells Polygon that his company is absolutely not linked with Polish neo-Nazi groups. Such assertions, Zielinski says, are "fucking ridiculous."<p>Last week the trailer for <i>Hatred</i> was released and many in the …

Here's Why The Night Sky Is Dark Even Though Jillions Of Stars Are Shining Light Our Way

There are <i>a lot</i> of stars out there--an estimated 70 billion trillion. With so many stars beaming their light our way, it seems only logical that the night sky would be as bright as day.<p>This is the essence of the so-called dark night sky paradox, also known as Olbers' paradox after German astronomer …

12 Unbelievable Things People Have Actually Been Arrested And Thrown In Jail For

Many Americans will see the inside of a jail cell at some point in their lives. And if you think it only happens to criminals and troublemakers, think again. According to FBI estimates cited by the Wall Street Journal, authorities have made more than a quarter of a billion arrests in the past 20 …

Why the Smartest People Aren’t the Best Investors

The four most important words in investing are, "I have no idea."<p>In his book <i>The Quest of the Simple Life,</i> William Dawson tells the story of an exam …

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Having a Smaller Clitoris Is Associated With Anorgasmia

<i>A study comparing physiological aspects of anorgasmic women and others who do not have problems reaching climax concludes that the size and the internal position of the clitoris could condition genital excitement and orgasm.</i><p>Factors most commonly associated with women's anorgasmia are little …

Space Combat Won't Look At All Like 'Star Wars'

PBS explains the physics of space skirmishes<p>If humanity brings war into space, what will those battles look like? Well, if our understanding of physics is anything close to correct, they won’t look at all like <i>Star Wars</i>. In this six minute clip by PBS Digital Studios, host Joe Hanson explores the …

Counter culture: shopkeepers from around the world – in pictures

Vladimir Antaki has been documenting shopkeepers all over the world. His project was born from his desire to document and pay tribute to these ‘guardians of urban temples’ that we meet everyday without really noticing

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

Chairless Chair, an invisible chair that you can wear - CNN.com

This wearable chair can offer relief to production line workers and allow for better posture while performing their tasks.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>The chair that isn't there<p>The chair that isn't there<p>The chair that isn't there<p>The chair that isn't there<p>The chair that isn't there<p>The chair that isn't there<p>The chair …

Billionaire Chases T-Mobile, Bankrolls Free Internet Startup

Most telecommunications companies don’t like the idea of a free Internet, generally preferring that we all continue paying for access through fiber and cables. But a few in the industry know that can’t last forever. One of them may be Xavier Niel, the French billionaire who in a case of extreme …

What happens when you're too old to play League of Legends professionally?

Riot Games is taking measures to ensure professional <i>League of Legends</i> players can continue to have a career once they "age out" of eSports, head of EU eSports Jason Yeh tells Polygon.<p>Since 2011, the company has supported a user base of relatively young professional gamers — according to the Riot's …

Now you can share a Coke with a League of Legends character

Thanks to <i>League of Legends</i>' enduring popularity and developer Riot Games' partnership with Coca-Cola, champions from the game are now appearing on packaging for Coke products in Korea.<p>Marc Merrill, president and co-founder of Riot Games, tweeted the above photo today. As you can see, the image …

The Tiki-Z Is What Happens When The Best Desktop Gaming PC Gets A Massive GPU Upgrade

15 months ago I wrote a review hailing Falcon Northwest’s Tiki as the perfect PC. I arrived at that confident conclusion simply because it doesn’t have a weakness. It also boasted the most performance per cubic inch of any desktop on the market, and that was when it “only” packed an Nvidia GTX …

Twitch On Defense After Abrupt Changes To Its Content Policies Anger Users

Until recently, Twitch could do no wrong. The streaming service, born out of Justin.tv to cater to the burgeoning gaming and e-sports industries, grew quickly, raised lots of capital and subsumed its parent, and was tipped to be headed for a $1 billion exit to Google.<p>Recently the company announced …

Problem Drinking In Midlife Linked To Memory Trouble Later

To ward off big memory problems in your 70s and beyond you may want to cork the bottle more often now.<p>In a study of 6,500 people published this week, adults with a midlife history of drinking problems were more than twice as likely as those without alcohol problems to suffer severe memory …

These are the sex, drug, and gambling capitals of America

It probably won’t come as a surprise that Las Vegas is the gambling capital of the U.S., but new research suggests more unassuming cities do some …

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9 things you should know about surge protectors

Whether you're just looking to add more outlets, or want to add a layer of protection between your gear and the outside world, you'll eventually want to buy a surge protector.<p>With an incredible range of prices and features, not to mention a barrage of questionable marketing promises, it's hard to …

Gear & Gadgets

Law of physics governs airplane evolution

Researchers believe they now know why the supersonic trans-Atlantic Concorde aircraft went the way of the dodo—it hit an evolutionary cul-de-sac.<p>In a …

Derek Jeter’s 10 life lessons for America’s leaders

One of baseball’s greatest shortstops, Derek Jeter, is leaving the lineup at the end of this season. After 18 seasons, this Yankee legend has over …

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