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End the Media Blackout on Gay Rapists

For instance, while decades old rape accusations against a black TV star named Bill are given front page headlines, more credible rape allegations …

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Are we in control of our own decisions?

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes …

Self-improvement

What Happens When A Photographer Takes The Same Photo From A Different Angle

The Best Pizza In 10 Big Cities Around The US

In celebration of National Pizza Month, the editors at Zagat shared the best pizza joints in 10 big cities around the U.S.<p>From Atlanta to Washington, D.C., here are some epically delicious pies.

10 best travel apps for Android

Mobile phones are important tools for travelers. You can look up information, book hotels, book flights, find pit stops, and find out all kinds of information in the palm of your hand. More and more people are depending on their mobile phones for travel. Frankly, it’s easier that way. We’d like to …

10 Of The Quirkiest Hotels In The U.S., According To TripAdvisor

We've heard of our share of very unusual hotels, including prison hotels, a cruise ship resort, ice hotels, treehouse lodging, a gas station-turned-AirBnB, a "homeless" hotel, and even a morgue hotel. But a bed & breakfast in the shape of a giant beagle?! Yes, it exists -- here in the U.S.<p>Now …

A brief history of app pricing, and why most apps are free

We had a look at some of the app purchasing habits and statistics regarding the Google Play Store and Apple’s Appstore the other day, so to continuing in that vein, Flurry Analytics has done a little more digging into just why mobile apps are priced so low, often to the point of being free.<p>For this …

Binge-Drinking Impairs Brain: New Study

Binge-drinkers have to work harder to perform random tasks, says a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain …

Hawk-Eye at Wimbledon: it's not as infallible as you think

Novak Djokovic losing his cool over a line call, late in the second set, may have been a pivotal point of Andy Murray's historic Wimbledon victory …

Google Reader is dead, long live RSS

When giant redwoods die in the forest, they crash thunderously to the ground, clearing a patch of sunshine and nutrients where new seedlings can grow. Today, Google finally downed Reader, the redwood of RSS services, giving young and hungry competitors a much needed spot in the sunshine.<p>Much ink …

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How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

What to Do With 48 Hours in Amsterdam

As the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a hot spot for weekend travelers. There are hundreds of things to do in Amsterdam, from sightseeing at historic sites and museums, smoking in coffeeshops, and 'window-shopping' in the Red Light District, to simply enjoying its upbeat nightlife. Best …

European Travel

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

The 20 Best Beer Towns In America

Today's drinkers become more educated by the day, and the breadth of choices available to them has never been so extensive.<p>This is great for beer lovers, and beneficial on the supply side as well, as a high-quality product created by friendly, local brewers gets consumers to open their wallets a …

Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. …

Harvard

When You Can't Sleep, How Good Is Lying in Bed With Your Eyes Closed?

The key differences between sleep and "quiet wakefulness"<p>Reddit is a great forum for raising scientific questions, but the fact that it's discussion-based makes it difficult to know when a debate has settled on the best answer, objectively speaking. Exhibit A concerns the value of lying down with …

The Ingenious 'HoodiePillow' Is The Ultimate Plane Flight Accessory

This is the Travel HoodiePillow.<p><b>Why We Love It:</b> The Travel HoodiePillow is a neck pillow, sleep mask, and ear warmer all in one. The neck pillow will keep you from falling onto your neighbor's shoulder on a long bus ride or flight, and when you need some shut-eye, just pull the drawstrings so that …

The Smartphone Physical: You Can Now Get A Good Amateur Check-Up From Your Phone

A new wave of apps and devices make it possible to check most of your vitals with just what you carry around in your pocket all day.<p>The consumerization of basic medical technology–from devices that take your pulse and glucose levels to gadgets that check for abnormal heart rhythms–could have …

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8 Beer Innovations We'd Actually Use

<i>Over the years, Beer companies have attempted to improve your drinking experience with several half-assed "improvements" to their cans and bottles;</i> …

Alcohol