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11 Tips To Protect Yourself Against Online Romance Scams

You can do a little detective work yourself.

An Iron Rod Through The Head Shows Us What's Important In Life

We have a say in how we respond to our emotions.

Miracle of Eden: 2-Year-Old’s Incredible Recovery From Crippling Brain Damage

After six years of trying, Kristal and Chris Carlson had already given up on having another baby. They already had four children, but wanted another. ...

Teaching Our Children Responsibility

Famous advice columnist Abigail Van Buren (“Dear Abby”) once said, “If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on ...

Not My Job: We Quiz Comedian Bassem Youssef On Tubers

The Egyptian satirist got his start on YouTube, so we’re going to see how much he knows about actual tubers. Youssef will answer three questions ...

Kathryn Bigelow's 'Detroit' Revisits An American Tragedy: The Algiers Motel Incident

During the Detroit riots, three young black men were killed by white police officers at the Algiers Motel. The year was 1967, but Bigelow says, ...

This 50-Year-Old Woman Is Proof That Cosplay Is Truly For Everyone

Age ain’t nothing but a number.

The Bipartisan Health Care Solution That Keeps Dying In Congress

Telemedicine reaches more patients at lower costs and has support across the aisle, so why isn’t it universally adopted?

15-Year-Old CEO Of Mo's Bows Enters Licensing Deal With NBA

NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Moziah Bridges, the 15-year-old CEO of Mo’s Bows, who just entered a licensing deal with the NBA. Bridges started his ...

How to Make the Most of a Rainy Summer Day

On the surface a rainy summer day sounds like a bummer—a wrench in the plans—a justified call for the sad trombone (womp womp). The reality ...

Balloonfest

In 1986, the United Way of Cleveland hatched a plan to raise money and set a world record by releasing 1.5 million balloons into the ...

TV Networks Bring Back Game Shows 'Battle Of The Network Stars,' 'The Gong Show'

Several game shows from the ’70s and ’80s have been revamped for summer TV, including Battle of the Network Stars, The Gong Show and Match ...

Monopoly was invented to demonstrate the evils of capitalism

‘Buy land – they aren’t making it any more,’ quipped Mark Twain. It’s a maxim that would certainly serve you well in a game of ...

Salvador Dalí’s Body Gets Exhumed, Revealing That, 28 Years After His Death, His Moustache Remains Perfectly Intact

Image by Allan Warren, via Wikimedia Commons Last month, a Spanish court ordered the exhumation of Salvador Dalí’s, to see whether–as a paternity case claims–he’s the ...

Where Do Ideas Come From? David Lynch, Robert Krulwich, Susan Orlean, Chuck Close & Others Reveal Their Creative Sources

Ask any creator subject to frequent interviews which questions they dread, and one in particular will come up more than any other: “Where do you ...

How A Billion-Dollar Internet Scam Is Breaking Hearts And Bank Accounts

Criminal networks defraud lonely people around the world with false promises of love and romance.

When You See That Spark, Light It Up

This morning, she did it again. My 8-year-old woke up and went straight back to the project she was tinkering with during every free minute ...

Yes, You Can Get A Yeast Infection In Your Armpit

It’s not pleasant.

Filthy, Freewheeling 'Girls Trip' Features The Summer's Breakout Performance

Meanwhile, Back at the Raunch: This tale of four women letting loose in the Big Easy hits familiar beats, but Tiffany Haddish’s “incandescently filthy” turn ...

'The Untamed': A Tale of Sexual Repression And Violence With Sci-Fi Trappings

Don’t focus on the space-squid: In Mexican director Amat Escalante’s harrowing film, it’s only a device to expose and explore the rifts in his characters’ ...

Operation: neutrino

How the neutrino went from ghost particle to vital physics tool – a tale of bombs, espionage and subtle flavours By David Kaiser Read at ...

Quantum shape-shifting: neutrino oscillations

Most objects in the Universe maintain a single identity regardless of the context. Even at the subatomic level, electrons keep the very same mass and ...

How Aristotle Invented Computer Science

In popular conceptions, we take the computer to be the natural outcome of empirical science, an inheritance of the Enlightenment and subsequent scientific revolutions in ...

Director Michel Gondry Makes a Charming Film on His iPhone, Proving That We Could Be Making Movies, Not Taking Selfies

What’s director Michel Gondry up to these days? Apparently, trying to show that you can do smart things–like make serious movies–with that smartphone in your ...

What It Feels Like To Be An Opioid Addict

I’m a behavioral pharmacologist and former addict.

Troian Bellisario Says Mental Illness 'Almost Killed Me'

“There was a time when it had absolute authority over me.”

Rare Green Puppy Born to Golden Retriever Mother

A rare green puppy was born to a golden retriever. Out of the nine puppy litter, only one came out green. The mother is a ...

Collaborator Says Sendak Would Be 'Jumping For Joy' Over New Publication

More than 20 years ago, Maurice Sendak and Arthur Yorinks collaborated on a book called Presto and Zesto in Limboland. But they were both busy ...

'Hawaii Five-0' Casting Announcement Doesn't Fix CBS's Larger Diversity Problem

CBS announced the three new actors who will be joining the cast of its cop drama. To no one’s surprise, all are nonwhite. But the ...

What high-speed astronomy can tell us about the galactic zoo

For most of human history, the distant ‘celestial sphere’ was regarded as perfect and unchanging. Stars remained in place, planets moved predictably, and the few ...

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