Jason Stretar

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Our Son, The Asshole, by Noell Wolfgram Evans

My wife’s hand found its way to mine; in the corner of the overly lit room our five-year old son was blissfully unaware of cruel trick the fates had …

A TED-Ed Animation Uncovering the Hidden Sources of Sugar In Our Diets

“Sugar: Hiding in Plain Sight” is a new animation by TED-Ed based on a lecture by UCSF pediatrics professor and noted high fructose corn syrup critic …

Mr. Forthright Gives Parenting Advice On How To Raise Kids Who Aren’t Awful

In his latest video, the aptly named Mr. Forthright shares his own version of helpful parenting advice.<p>I believe in discipline. Disciplining the …

Microsoft Updates IE11 With Enterprise Mode On Desktop, Reading And Data-Saving Modes On Mobile

As part of its Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft today also announced an update to its Internet Explorer 11 browser. While the changes on the desktop are mostly about enterprise users, the F12 developer tools and bringing the interface up to par with the overall Windows update, this is the first time …

Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, …

Somebody Made a Song Out Of Yoda’s Scenes in Star Wars and It’s the Best

While we’re not quite sure it’s ever going to top the song made out of Jeff Goldblum’s laugh from <i>Jurassic Park</i>, “Master Yoda” by Eclectic Method is …

Reimagining the Door

Austrian artist Klemens Torggler is reimagining the door. His designs are based on rotating squares without the use of tracks. The door displayed in …

Olympic Skiing Is Way Better When Combined With Star Wars

All everyone wants to talk about recently is the Olympics, which gets kind of boring for us nerdy types who aren’t exactly into physical competition …

Sheryl Sandberg Presents Stock Photos of Hip Working Moms

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization will announce a partnership with Getty …

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10 Best Men's Watches Under $500

At a time when high-tech smartwatches and fitness gadgets are becoming all the rage for your wrists, we will always have a soft spot for the classics …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …

Meet Jack Erwin: Designer Dress Shoes for $200

It’s understood that necessity is the mother of invention and in the case of footwear brand Jack Erwin, co-founder Ariel Nelson’s search for smart, well-made dress shoes under the $400 mark proved the catalyst for his and partner Lane Gerson’s new online venture. By cutting out some of the costly …

How The NRA Built A Massive Secret Database Of Gun Owners

WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association has rallied gun owners — and raised tens of millions of dollars — campaigning against the threat of a national database of firearms or their owners.<p>But in fact, the sort of vast, secret database the NRA often warns of already exists, despite having been …

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …