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Sexual Pleasure Literally Puts You Into A Trance

Rhythm holds the key to good sex, a study suggests.<p>Many people feel that they “lose control” in the climax of a sexual encounter, and research shows this is a very apt description of what’s going on in the brain.<p>In a paper in the journal Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology last month, …

Use these 2 apps to shoot gorgeous 4K videos with your iPhone 6

We’ve known for a while that the A8 chip inside Apple’s iPhone 6 includes support for 4K video, although the device’s default camera software doesn’t …

How to Lose Weight Fast and Safe: 6 Simplified Steps

So you’ve decided you’ve had enough, and you want to lose weight, not now, but <b>right now</b>. For whatever reason many people need a quick solution to …

5 iPhone Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

Shutterstock<p>iPhones and other smartphones alike are no longer used for the sole purpose of a cell phone; I don’t even keep the Phone app on my dock. …

Write this down: Taking notes is your most underrated work skill

"Write this down — it's going to be on the final exam," said no boss ever.<p>Note-taking is an unsung challenge of moving from school to the workplace — …

A Stunning Time-Lapse Video Showcasing Auroras as Seen From the International Space Station

A stunning time-lapse video showcases auroras as seen from the International Space Station. The video was compiled by Selmesfilms using images taken …

The Best Movies of 2014

There are years in which the list fills itself up to the mid-twenties or more. This year, I had to cut it down, arbitrarily, to thirty. Many of the movies on the list fall into the category of “independent” films—in the strict sense of “independent,” rather than in the sense in which it’s commonly …

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‘My Library’, A Clever Cartoon by Tom Gauld About the Truth Behind Book Collections

London-based cartoonist Tom Gauld, who once imagined libraries of the future, created “My Library,” a comic about the truth behind books in a …

The Greatest Animated Film That Never Was

A documentary now on DVD recalls the grandiose, ill-fated production of the unfinished animated masterpiece, The Thief and the Cobbler.<p>If you’ve ever seen <i>Who Framed Roger Rabbit</i>, 1971’s <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> or the titles for <i>The Pink Panther</i>, you’ve seen the work of Richard Williams. Now in his 80s, …

20 Apps and Tips to Help Students Study Better

December 11, 2014<br>It is amazing how much technology can do for students to enhance their learning and personal development. I wish we had these tech …

Electric Literature’s 25 Best Novels of 2014 – Electric Literature

Year-end lists are always subjective and incomplete, but they are especially tricky for books. A dedicated film critic can watch every wide release …

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