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Top Military Anime

The military, with bonds of brotherhood, fortified discipline and risky and dangerous adventure, it is a perfect medium to use for storytelling. No …

Anime

Iconic Laid-back Cat Immortalized with His Own Statue at His Favorite Spot

A neighborhood cat with a calm and serene personality captured many people's hearts as he nonchalantly lounged about.<p>He was so loved by the locals …

Pets

31 Senior Cats Who Will Fill Your Cold, Dead Heart With Joy

With age comes sweetness.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Pets

Google just announced a new Wi-Fi router that's made to blanket your home with internet

It'll be available for preorder in November and ship in December. One router will go for $129, while a three-pack will cost $299.<p>Details of the router were first reported by Android Police last month.<p>Like the eero and Google's own OnHub before it, Google Wifi puts some emphasis on looks. It's a …

Japan has some ridiculously confusing highway signs, funny manga shows us

No wonder so many people just take the train.<p>While Japan’s super-efficient railways get all the glory, the country’s <b>highway system</b> also has a lot …

The 5 Behaviors That Derail Executive Careers

Some marketers make it to the top of the firm and some don’t. Why? What causes some careers to derail before they reach the pinnacle? It’s a question that young people ask and mature people ponder even after having working for 30 years. To better understand what derails executives in their march to …

Leadership

7 bee species listed as endangered for the first time in U.S.

HONOLULU — Federal authorities on Friday added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species …

The U.S. government has used a section of the Patriot Act after 9/11 to criminalize people of color

Post-9/11, the threat of terrorism has justified detention, incarceration and mass surveillance<p>“Do you have any prejudice against Muslims?” We heard the judge ask a set of questions to each potential juror. To this inquiry, one middle aged white woman said, “Yes.” Judge William Duffey Jr. asked her …

A Silent Epidemic

Our public schools are struggling<br>to handle millions of students<br>with mental health problems.<br>Here’s why.<p>Sept. 7, 2016<p>Go<p>There are more than 50 million public school students in the U.S.<p>Source: 2013 CDC report on children’s mental health<p>As many as 1 in 5 shows signs of a mental health disorder.<p>A mental …

Mental Health

President Obama Coaxing President Clinton on to Air Force One Is the Best Thing You'll See Today

"C'mon Billy!"<p>President Bill Clinton hitched a ride to Jerusalem on Air Force One with President Barack Obama but when it was time to take off and go home one POTUS decided to take his sweet time saying his goodbyes.<p>This video is the best thing I've seen all day. Is anyone surprised that Bill …

Military

Waze carpooling service now available to all users in San Francisco area

Google's Waze Rider service, which lets people carpool to and from work with drivers using the Waze app, has come out of its pilot program and is now widely available in the San Francisco area. It's been rolling out to users over the last several weeks, the company confirmed to <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Transportation

Philippines Falls Hard For Viral Japanese 'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' Song

“I have a pen. I have an apple. [grunt]… Apple Pen.”<p>So goes the first few seconds of the viral Japanese “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” video on YouTube. It’s earned 11 million views since it was uploaded on August 26 by “Piko Taro” – the alias of Japanese comedian/DJ Kosaka Daimaou.<p>Just 51 seconds long, …

Music Videos

Our IQs have never been higher – but it hasn’t made us smart

We tend to assume that our intelligence is simply a matter of nature and nurture – but as the celebrated psychologist James Flynn explains to BBC Future, many other factors can stunt or boost your IQ, right down to the person you choose to marry.<p>James Flynn is worried about leaving the world to …

University of Oxford

Duterte: Hitler killed millions of Jews, I will kill millions of drug addicts

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday compared his campaign to kill criminals to the Holocaust, saying he would like to "slaughter" millions of addicts just like Adolf Hitler "massacred" millions of Jewish people.<p>"Hitler massacred three million Jews. Now, there are 3 million drug addicts. …

Asia

Japan In The 1980s

Arseniy Chebynkin is a freelance artist from Russia. If you’re wondering what the street/bedroom art in this post is for, it’s for an upcoming game …

Girlfriend Was Worried To Leave Her Cat With Her Boyfriend, But The Guy Made Him The Tiniest Pancakes Ever

When Kenzie Jones went out of town and asked her boyfriend to take care of their recently adopted kitten Mr Wilson, she was nervous if her boo Chase …

15 Must-Watch Anime Series for Comic Book Fans

There are a variety of reasons to love comics, and it’s easy to see why they have such massive fan appeal. Whether it’s the compelling storylines, …

Anime

10 Indirect Things We Get Judged On -- How Do You Shape up?

Every day, and in every way, we consciously and unconsciously analyze everything about everyone. This is part of being social; it is part survival; and it is how we size people up to establish some level of predictability about who and how people are. This is a natural and nonstop process we …

M2 Premium Videos

What Is Emotional Intelligence? Not What You Think It Is

What is emotional intelligence, really? My answer may surprise you.<p>What is emotional intelligence, really?<p>As an author, the topic of emotional intelligence has become my primary area of research and writing. To date, I've written over 60 articles about EQ. (It's also the topic of my forthcoming …

Man makes tiny pancakes for his girlfriend's kitten while she is away

Chase Stout's girlfriend went away for a couple of days, and left him to feed the kitten.<p>She could not have anticipated the cuteness which ensued when it was time for breakfast.<p>He made their cat tiny, cat-friendly pancakes, and people all over social media swooned at how adorable the gesture was.<p>Mr …

Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg shares pictures from Facebook's cold, cold data center

Keeping the internet cool isn't easy, and the energy consumption of data centers always been a headache for tech companies. Different firms have tried to solve this problem in different way, with Google using its AI expertise to trim costs, while Microsoft has even been exploring the possibility of …

The Pangolin Finally Made It Onto The List Of The World’s Most Protected Animals

But will that actually help protect it?<p>The pangolin may look like a giant artichoke (or tiny dragon) that’s humbly asking you for a favor, but its cuteness and strangeness belie its perilous situation: The pangolin is one of the most heavily trafficked mammals in the world. But international …

Philippines: Duterte wants end to 'war games' with US

President Rodrigo Duterte has announced that the military exercises between the Philippines and the United States scheduled for October will be the last under his administration.<p>Duterte made the announcement on Wednesday during his official visit to Vietnam, signalling a shift away from an alliance …

Asia

Today's Internet star: Alex from Target

<b>(CNN)</b> -- If you woke up this morning, looked at Twitter and wondered, "Who the hell is Alex from Target?" you're not alone.<p>If you've been awake for a couple hours and are still wondering why #AlexFromTarget is trending ...<p>Please don't ask us to explain the Internet.<p>According to Urban Dictionary, …

Smartphone app to be used as hotel room keys

The hotel group Starwood is to begin giving hotel guests the option to by-pass check-in and simply use their smartphones to enter their hotel rooms.<p>The chain has upgraded 30,000 room locks in its nearly 150 hotels to work with the system, which uses Bluetooth technology. Rival chain Hilton is …

Tim Cook: I'm proud to be gay

In an editorial at <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> today, Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals he's proud to be gay. "So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." Cook explains that "plenty" of Apple employees know he’s gay and "it doesn’t seem to make a …

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that he is gay.<p>"Let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," he wrote in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek.<p>In his column, the Apple (AAPL) chief said that …

SNL Star Michael Che Offends With Sexist Facebook Status About Catcalling

It was taken from the perspective of a woman who walked around Manhattan with a camera, and documented the times when she was catcalled, spoken to, whistled at, or commented on.<p>It happened 112 times. Women on Twitter and Facebook were commiserating with the filmmaker, and many men and women were …

The Race to 5G Is On

If we want our wireless future to be bold, we need to do more than rest on our 4G laurels.<p>If you are reading this in the U.S., there is a good chance you are looking at a smartphone or tablet. Moreover, if you are reading this on a smartphone or tablet, the odds are that you downloaded it over a …