Stacy Dawn Phillips Donlan

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OMG NEW HAIR & HOW I CURL/STYLE IT (LOB)

How to Read a Book a Week

It was the late 1980s and I was sitting in a university lecture hall listening to Abbie Hoffman, an author and an activist, ranting about my generation’s indifference. Next to me was Gloria Emerson, a brilliant and eccentric journalist and author. We were discussing Hoffman’s talk when I told her …

A film nerd explains why you should care about video games

As people who play and write about and talk about games every day, it's easy to take for granted that people should love games. Why wouldn't you? They're the best!<p>But sometimes getting some perspective from someone less obsessed with the medium can be very enlightening. Such is the case with the …

This Quick Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success | Inc.com

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

Self-improvement

Have Scientists Really Found An "Alien Megastructure" Around A Distant Star?

The leading theory is that the weird light patterns around the star can be explained by a family of comets, but extraterrestrial activity still hasn't been ruled out.<p>Some of the possible explanations they investigated included things like instrumentation problems, variability from the output of the …

Penn State

Ex-Scientologists: David Miscavige Is a ‘Terrorist’

A new documentary on the secretive religion claims that the Church of Scientology’s leader, David Miscavige, is employing ‘terroristic’ techniques to …

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

Research

No, Christianity Should Not ‘Welcome’ or ‘Include’ Your Sinful Lifestyle

I got this email a few days ago insisting Christians need to be more “inclusive” of open homosexuals. It’s a popular notion these days, so I thought I’d share this with you and respond here publicly:<p>Matt, you put yourself on a pedestal as this “great Christian” but you do more harm to the religion …

Stephen Colbert and Oprah Get Biblical on ‘The Late Show’

The witty host of the CBS late-night talk show and the mononymous queen of all media sat down for a candid talk on religion and faith.<p>Unlike some of …

Stephen Colbert

McDonald's new gray hamburgers are making people uncomfortable

The Modern China Burger, which has gray buns, will be available in China until Nov. 3, <i>Time Out Beijing</i> reports.<p>While restaurants have experimented with black burgers in the past, like Burger King's jet black kuro burger in Japan, the Internet has seemed skeptical of McDonald's gray iteration, to …

McDonald's

Microsoft will pay $200 for your old laptop, or $300 if it's a MacBook

Microsoft has launched a promotion called Easy Trade Up designed to get people to switch to new Windows 10 machines. If you buy a qualifying computer from the Microsoft Store for over $599 until October 20th, the company will give you a rebate after you send in your old laptop or all-in-one — …

MacBook Air

You can add 3D Touch features to your old, jailbroken iPhone

Don't have an iPhone 6S and you want 3D touch? If you're willing to jailbreak your phone, you can get it.<p>With a jailbroken phone running iOS 9, users …

This Is How To Survive If You Lose Everything (Including Your Home)

<i>The following survival guide was originally published by Nomad at The Survivalist Blog.</i><p><i>Editor’s Note: With the global economy in shambles and</i> …

The Best Home Automation Systems to Buy Now

Home automation is an ever-expanding market that is growing by leaps and bounds. Let’s face it — people like their technology, and they like to feel …

A massive national security leak just blew the lid off Obama's drone war