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Campus Sex … With a Syllabus

HARTFORD — “Where did I learn about sexual consent?”<p>Jonathan Kalin was standing before an auditorium of Trinity College freshmen, pressing play on a clip from the movie “Superbad.”<p>The 2007 film, you may recall, tells the story of two schlubby high school friends on a quest to lose their virginity …

Consent in the Digital Age: Can Apps Solve a Very Human Problem?

“No means no” began to give way to “yes means yes” as the credo of sexual consent decades ago, but the shift has been swiftly propelled in recent years by legislation and, most recently, by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.<p>The concept of affirmative consent — the act of giving verbal permission …

Apps

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Postpartum Depression

The author, Jen Schwartz, looking pretty fabulous in bed with a laptop and a straw in a bottle of wine. When I was eight months pregnant, a friend …

Facebook suspends ~200 suspicious apps out of “thousands” reviewed so far

Did you just notice a Facebook app has gone AWOL? After reviewing “thousands” of apps on its platform following a major data misuse scandal that blew up in March, Facebook has announced it’s suspended around 200 apps — pending what it describes as a “thorough investigation” into whether or not …

She called his elevator joke offensive. He called her complaint ‘frivolous.’ Who’s right?

By Ruth Marcus<p>Ruth Marcus<p>Overseeing Washington Post signed opinion content and writing on domestic politics and policy<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Deputy editorial page editor<p>“Ladies’ lingerie.” It was a lame, outmoded joke — the sort of thing you say in a crowded elevator to alleviate the discomfort of being …

Sexual Harassment

Windows 10 now has a powerful screenshot tool

If you take a lot of screenshots on your PC, you’ll be happy to know that Microsoft is making it a whole lot easier to do more with them in Windows 10.<p>If you grab the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build, you’ll find that the Screen Sketch annotation tool that was previously part of Windows Ink …

Windows 10

Best Secret Beaches on Earth

1 of 13<p>Grand Haven, Michigan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Lord Howe Island, Australia<p>3 of 13<p>Pyla-sur-Mer, France<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Ibo Island, …

She’d lost a lot of weight and had trouble swallowing. Was she dying?

By Sandra G. Boodman<p>Sandra G. Boodman<p>Medical reporter and creator of the monthly Medical Mysteries column<p>Email Bio<p>Jill Sherrill stepped on the scale at her gym and blanched. Her weight had slipped, again. In the previous 10 months, Sherrill, who is 5-foot-5, had lost 22 pounds without trying.<p>Her …

Elon Musk just sold $5 million worth of flamethrowers

Apparently, there's a large market for flamethrowers with tunnel boring company branding out there. We know because Elon Musk's Boring Company has …

Showtime’s ‘Our Cartoon President’ Only Works If You’re Already Horrified By Trump’s Presidency

During Showtime‘s panel for <i>Our Cartoon President</i> at TCA’s 2018 winter tour, one question seemed to come up time and time again: Were the creators …

Mom dies of flu after concerns over medication side effects

The family of a New Hampshire mom who died from flu complications says she opted not to take medication over concerns about its possible side effects.<p>…

7 Things Night Owls Do That Morning People Will Never Understand

Nighttime is the right time for some.<p>Last night I stayed up writing until 2:20am, then watched an episode of The West Wing to unwind before actually falling asleep at 3am. This not entirely unusual for me.<p>I live on the west coast. At 1:45am my time, I took a break and Snapchatted back and forth …

Ford wants to patent a driverless police car that ambushes lawbreakers using artificial intelligence

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Imagine a police car that issues tickets without even pulling you over.<p>What if the same car could use artificial intelligence to find good hiding spots to catch traffic violators and identify drivers by scanning license plates, tapping …

Artificial Intelligence

California Politician Is 'Outraged' at Elon Musk's 'Terribly Insensitive' Flamethrower

Elon Musk has already made millions selling a really small flamethrower (which is actually just a really big blow torch), but one incensed California …

Why IS Kim Kardashian getting naked so much? Body language expert picks up tiny clues that give away new mum's true feelings

<i>Kim Kardashian is no stranger to sharing her naked body with the world, but the last few weeks have seen a huge stream of nude selfies flooding her</i> …

Stormy Daniels Completely Denies That She Ever Had An Affair With Donald Trump

On the eve of President Trump’s “State of the Union” address (and her subsequent appearance on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i>), former adult star Stormy Daniels issued a new statement regarding her alleged affair with the Donald. In it, the ex-porn star wrote, “I am not denying this affair because I was paid …

Stormy Daniels

She championed the idea that freezing your eggs would free your career. But things didn’t quite work out.

By Ariana Eunjung Cha<p>Ariana Eunjung Cha<p>National reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Brigitte Adams caused a sensation four years ago when she appeared on the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek under the headline, "Freeze your eggs, Free your career." She was single and blond, a Vassar graduate who spoke fluent …

Reproductive Medicine

Kodi media player arrives on the Xbox One

Welcome back XBMP<p>Kodi, the perfectly legal yet notorious media player, is now available to download on your Xbox One. Initial reports suggest availability is restricted by region with Europeans getting first dibs. So be patient if you don't see it yet.<p>Kodi is a very capable player that’s highly …

Meet the Porn Star Turned Academic Who’s Revolutionizing the Adult Industry

Adult entertainment performers—like most sex workers—aren’t particularly well-respected by society. And though the general public is now more …

'Intelligent toothbrush' could detect deadly heart problems

Scientists are developing a toothbrush which could give an early warning of potentially deadly heart problems.<p>Spanish researchers are investigating whether a ‘smartbrush’ can detect changes in the saliva with such accuracy that it can alert patients to signs of cardiac disease.<p>In particular, they …

Cryptojacking Has Gotten Out of Control

Cryptojacking, which exploded in popularity this fall, has an ostensibly worthy goal: Use an untapped resource to create an alternative revenue …

Meghan Markle’s ‘Sex Simulation’ Makes Her ‘Unsuitable For Royal Family,’ Petition Says

In an attempt to block Meghan Markle from having any sort of royal role upon marrying Prince Harry, Londoner Louisa Pawsey has started an online …

2017 was a great year for Trump fans who ignored reality

Bush's Top Ethics Lawyer Thanks Trump for Tweeting Himself Right Into Robert Mueller's Hands

I keep saying President Trump will eventually tweet himself into a jam he can’t get out of.<p>I’m apparently not alone.<p>The top ethics lawyer for former …

Library of Congress Gives Up Collecting All Tweets Because Twitter Is Garbage

In 2010, the Library of Congress started archiving every single public tweet that was published on Twitter. It even retroactively acquired all tweets …

Opera's New Crypto-Mining Blocker Is a Great Reason to Try Its Web Browser

The latest nasty security scourge plaguing the internet is cryptojacking. By running hidden code on a seemingly ordinary webpage, hackers and …

Donald Trump just admitted that Republicans sabotaged Obamacare in their tax cut bill

President Donald Trump admitted on Tuesday that the tax bill Republicans passed last week would essentially sabotage the Affordable Care Act, the …

Mike Huckabee Compared Donald Trump To Winston Churchill, Now He’s Getting A Much-Needed History Lesson

Winston Churchill once said: “Never, never, never give up,” which possibly explains how former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee got the motivation for keeping his Twitter account going. And now that Huckabee has spent his day after Christmas seeing the Churchill biopic <i>Darkest Hour</i>, he’s hopped on …

Donald Trump

Pivoting to video is the biggest trend in media — but it may not prove as lucrative as publishers hope

In 2015, BuzzFeed tasked five employees with a single objective: Craft the perfect viral Facebook video.<p>To ensure maximum share-ability, such a video had to be short — no more than 40 seconds long — and enjoyable either with or without sound as users scrolled their feeds. The team found its …

If the Pentagon Is Hiding Aliens from Us, the Zoo Hypothesis May Explain Why

Recent revelations that the Pentagon had an actual alien-hunting division have rocked conspiracy theorists everywhere, adding fuel to the long-held …