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How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children

On a summer day in 1968, professor Julian Stanley met a brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates. The Baltimore student was so far ahead of …

This ‘Transformers’ Fan Film Is A Marvel Of Practical Effects And A Labor Of Love

The <i>Transformers</i> film series that is headed up by Michael Bay is a perfect example of what big-budget special effects can be, for better or worse. The franchise itself started off as a cartoon built to sell toys based off of a struggling Japanese toy line that caught fire in the United States and …

The craziest and most interesting questions Apple asks during job interviews

Working at Apple is incredibly fast-paced and challenging, and if you happen to be an engineer or designer at Apple, this dynamic is undoubtedly …

‘Who is Luke Skywalker?’

Luke Skywalker is the son of Darth Vader, you’ll say, the guy who saved the day and led his friends against the Empire. He’s the brother of Leia, …

Ex-McDonald’s employees reveal the best secret menu hacks

Want to make your trip to McDonald’s even tastier? Then you should check out some of the tips that former McDonald’s employees have been posting in</i> …

How Impulsiveness Can Boost Your Creativity

The key may lie in a belief that slightly negative traits have silver linings.<p>Everyone who’s ever prepared for a job interview knows how to turn a personal weakness into a character strength. The flipside of being a little stubborn might be extra persistence. A bit of impatience, properly directed, …

Psychology

Don't Make These 8 Classic Tax-Filing Fails

These common mistakes can keep you from getting the refund you're owed.<p>Slipping up on your taxes can exact a high price. Some of the most frequently …

Retirement

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

Is internet addiction real?

The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In South Korea, one couple was so committed to …

Mental Health

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>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 …

Creativity

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Bryant's problems mirror society's

The largely well-intentioned defenders of Dez Bryant are primarily driven by concerns related to race and racism. They're misguided, and perhaps so …

Your Quick Fix for Better Sex

Use the power of the spoken word to your advantage<p>Channel your inner meathead: Macho men have more satisfying sex lives, according to recent research from Notre Dame of Maryland University. In the study, men who scored highest on a standardized questionnaire of masculinity rated their sex life as …

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Bad Lip Reading takes on 'Game of Thrones'

Bad Lip Reading is one of the best channels on YouTube. For real. If the name didn't give it away, it takes existing footage and then posits what the …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 12 Cross-Gen Video Games

<i>Talking ’bout next generation…</i><p>Recently, we discussed the top ten <i>next-gen only</i> video games headed to PS4 and Xbox One. But there’s a lot more <i>cross-gen</i> games coming out, landing on both next and current-gen systems.<p>Today we’ll look at video games slated for release on systems ranging from the Xbox …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

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Updates and Resources from the CPA Exam

Starting on Jan. 1, we will be launching a 10 minute timer on the introductory screens of the CPA Exam. This enables candidates to keep track of …

For longer battery life, change these iOS 7 settings

Some of iOS 7's new features might be hurting your battery life. Thing is, it's not the standout features like AirDrop or the Notification Center -- it's the stealthy settings buried beneath a stack of menus.<p>If you're noticing a quickly draining battery, or just want to get more juice out of your …

It’s Not What You Think

In this video directed by Alberto Belli, actors and actresses describe their exciting new roles in what sounds a whole lot like an adult film, but is …

Entertainment

I Know Blood Is Rich In Iron, But This Is Ridiculous

Devon Cady-Lee, who has previously been at places like Tencent, Fantasy Flight and Wizards of the Coast, now works at MMO developers Turbine.<p>You can …

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The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie & TV news

3 4 hours ago CBR Exclusives<p>The manual override code used in this week's episode of Krypton wasn't merely a wink to DC's Silver Age, it was an …

The 14 Most Terrifying Things That Can Happen To You In An M.C. Hammer Music Video

Hammertime is actually the scariest time.<p>GIFs from Addams Groove, U Can't Touch This, and Here Comes The Hammer.

'Asian flush' red flag for risk of cancer

Between the brisk cold and the holiday cheer, many of us get a little red in the face this time of year. But for some people of Asian descent, a New Year’s toast – or even a few beers after work – will trigger a bright red blush known as the “Asian flush,” which can also increase their risk of …

How To Keep Porn From Derailing Your Sex Life

In case you haven't noticed, porn is here to stay. It’s pretty likely that some of you ladies are high-fiving that fact right along with the zillions …