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Science & Technology | Social Media

There’s an actual science to good Instagram photos

Social media managers, aspiring influencers, and individual users are all seeking that winning combination of composition, lighting, color, and subject matter that will drive up likes, followers, and click-through rates on Instagram. But what is it that g

Politics | Opinion

The Jewish people are not “settlers” in their own ancestral heartland

Why should 'peace' between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs require that Israel give its ancestral birthright for a mess of potage?

News | News

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of unarmed man George Floyd

A disturbing video showing an officer kneeling on the unarmed man's neck has drawn outrage.

Recipes | Recipes

French Style Braised Short Ribs - Closet Cooking

A French style slow braised short ribs in a tasty sauce! Pure comfort food!

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

High Doses Of Vitamin D Cannot Prevent Nor Treat COVID-19, Study Warns

Reports are claiming that lots of vitamin D (higher than 4000IU/d) can help fight off COVID-19 and stop the virus from manifesting severe symptoms.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Autoimmunity On The Rise In The U.S., Especially Among Teens - Study Finds

A recent study led by scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reveals that autoimmunity is on the rise in the US.

Politics | Politics

YouTube Deletes Comments Critical of China’s Communist Party

YouTube has been deleting comments critical of China’s ruling party due to a software flaw, the company said on Tuesday in response to criticism of the practice.

News | News

Amy Cooper: White woman has been fired after calling police on a black man in Central Park - CNN

A white woman has apologized for calling police on a black man bird-watching in Central Park on Monday morning after the two argued about her unleashed dog.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Shavuot in the Age of Corona

On Shavuot morning, 3,332 years ago, Heaven kissed Earth, and G‑d communicated the 10 Commandments upon Mount Sinai. Every year we relive that experience when we stay up all night and then read of this event from the Torah during Shavuot morning services.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Speculation time! Why are the Pokémon GO servers going down? | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers!! Niantic announced today that the Pokémon Go servers will be going down on Monday, June 1, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PDT.  This is a pretty significant occurrence, 7 hours without Pokémon Go.  Niantic was very vague in their a

Recipes | Recipes

Salvador Dalí's Eccentric Cookbook Is Being Reissued for the First Time in Over 40 Years

Legendary, eccentric artist Salvador Dalí declared at age 6 that he wished to become a chef. First published in 1973, Les Diners de Gala was a bizarre

News | News

They Survived the Worst Battles of World War II. And Died of the Virus.

Inside the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home was a man who had served as a jailer to Hitler’s top aide. A man who had rescued Japanese kamikaze pilots from the sea. A man who carried memories of a concentration camp.

Politics | Opinion

Dear Europe – the Israelis are not your Jews

It is revealing how they address their complaints against Israel, doing so in terms of “punishment,” as to a misbehaving child. Opinion.

Recipes | Recipes

How to Cook Salmon: Our 10 Favorite Methods | Epicurious

Check out our favorite methods for how to cook salmon by poaching, pan-searing, roasting, grilling, and more, with recipes.

Health & Fitness | Coronavirus Resources

Promising coronavirus vaccine might be delayed because not enough people are getting sick

One of the coronavirus vaccine candidates that has shown encouraging results is the one being developed at Oxford, which could be ready for emergency use this September.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit fails to launch rocket to space during first test flight - The Verge

Small satellite launcher, Virgin Orbit, plans to conduct the first test launch of its LauncherOne rocket on Sunday, May 24th. Unlike other rockets, LauncherOne is designed to take off from underneath the wing of a giant 747 airplane called Cosmic Girl.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Never-Shown-on-TV Digital Shorts From The Office are Now Available on iTunes | Mental Floss

Now that you've watched every episode of 'The Office' for the 100th time, check out these digital shorts of the show that never aired on television.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Do Dogs Get Headaches? | Mental Floss

Dogs and humans share some of the same central neural pathways. Does that mean they need blackout curtains for crippling headaches, too?

Sports | Cycling

Riding with Chris Dangerous of The Hives - Peloton Magazine

Chris Dangerous is a super-serious cycling fan as well as the drummer for the Swedish rock group, The Hives, which is considered one of today’s greatest live bands—and always with a sense of humor. Dangerous, whose given name is Christian Grahn, spend

Music | Music

Get Lost In This Vintage Live Music Goldmine | Pitchfork

Watch trippy, early ’70s performances from Stevie Wonder, Johnny Cash, the Kinks, and more

Recipes | Recipes

Skillet Peach Cobbler - The Kitchenista Diaries

This cobbler is baked in a skillet and utilizes frozen peaches, lightly sweetened and topped with a buttermilk biscuit crust.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

CBS Reportedly Planning A Spock And Kirk Star Trek Spinoff

CBS is reportedly planning a Spock and Kirk spinoff, starring Discovery's Ethan Peck and whoever plays James T. on Strange New Worlds.

Music | Music

Ringo Starr with Green Day - Boys

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 18. travnja 2015. god.

Politics | Other Politics

GOP sues California over Newsom's vote-by-mail order | TheHill

The Republican Party is suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) over his order to send every registered voter in the state a ballot by mail for the November elections.

Politics | Politics

President Trump reportedly considering a panel to examine bias on social media - The Verge

President Trump reportedly wants to create a panel that would look into complaints of bias against conservatives on social media. The president and the GOP have alleged online platforms censor conservative views.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

19 Pet Quarantine Projects To Keep You Busy And Your Pets Entertained

*immediately pins the cat-sized <i>Bob's Burgers</i> joint to Pinterest board*

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Japanese Whisky - Peloton Magazine

Shinjirõ Torii had long been a successful businessman, starting out as a spirits importer at the end of the 19th century before he made a decision that would change his life and alter the world of whisky forever. Torii decided to craft a uniquely Japanes

Sports | Cycling

Highland Adventures - Peloton Magazine

“So wondrous wild, the whole might seem / the scenery of a fairy dream.” — from “The Lady of the Lake,” by Sir Walter Scott Gravel riding may be cycling’s latest craze, but it’s nothing new. In Britain, touring cyclists were venturing onto u

Sports | Cycling

Tokyo’s Street-Bike Culture - Peloton Magazine

A little over a decade ago, Japanese streets saw an insurgence of track bikes: fixies, with no brakes. And in contrast to conventionally colorful and tight-fitting cycling wear, these street cyclists played it cool, sporting regular casual attire as they

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix will release 46 original movies and shows in June 2020 – here’s the full list

Wondering what's coming to Netflix in June 2020? You're not alone, and the good news is that there is a ton of great original content set to premiere next month on everyone's favorite streaming service.

Entertainment | Entertainment

It was supposed to be 'A Hard Day's Night' meets 'Star Wars.' It wasn't.

Remember how Hanna-Barbera made a live-action KISS made-for-TV movie in the '70s?

Business & Finance | Business

Meet The Harvard Grads Whose Startup Just Raised $30 Million To Help Employers Verify Sensitive Data

Truework announced it had completed a $30 million Series B funding round, led by Activant Capital, with participation from returning investors Sequoia Capital and Khosla Ventures. Individual investors include Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees William Hockey of

Health & Fitness | Health News

Censoring Evidence on Vitamin C

High doses vitamin C isn't something many doctors are comfortable trying, but this relatively low-risk treatment may have potential—despite the censorship.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Electromagnetism and Human Health

As far fetched as it may sound to some, the magnetic waves generated by the sun—which rise and fall in an 11 year cycle—affect people, studies have found.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Atomic bonds forming and breaking captured on video for the first time

Atoms are known for forming bonds and breaking apart, but because this happens on such a tiny scale, it’s difficult to study and record. Now, researchers have managed to capture atoms forming and breaking bonds on video for the first time.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Hertz Files for Bankruptcy After Rental-Car Demand Vanishes

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Delaware after sweeping travel restrictions and the global economic collapse destroyed demand for its rental cars.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

Sony’s WH-1000XM4 headphones may let you pair more than one device - The Verge

New leaks have surfaced on the internet strongly hinting that Sony’s WH-1000XM4 wireless headphones may include some new features on an otherwise fantastic product.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr Dyan Blog

Mental Health & the Impact of This Pandemic: | Dr. Dyan

How can we protect and support our mental health during the global pandemic? Here are 7 simple tips that can grow our awareness and help us stay strong.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA and SpaceX say they are ‘go’ to proceed with historic crewed flight on May 27th

After two days of review, NASA and SpaceX have mutually decided to proceed with the company’s historic flight on May 27th of launching two astronauts to the International Space Station from Florida. However, there is still a lot of work to complete over t

Health & Fitness | Health

Did Japan Just Beat the Virus Without Lockdowns Or Mass Testing?

Japan’s state of emergency is nearing its end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Why Star Trek: Enterprise's Series Finale Is So Hated by Fans

One of the most reviled series finales in the entire Star Trek franchise is the end of Enterprise. Here's why it has divided fans for years.