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A New Kind of Male Sex Toy

The Arcwave Ion, a new sex toy from a company called Wow Tech, promises a different kind of male orgasm. They deliver... kind of. BTW, friends, this review is NSFW. Wow Tech makes...

Robinhood Hit By A Wave Of Hacking Attempts

On top of the regulatory probes, risky revenue sources, and at least one suicide tracing back to its app, it looks like stock-brokering startup Robinhood has another major problem. Well,...

Google India delays enforcing its 30 percent Play Store commission until 2022

Google will delay enforcement in India of a new billing policy that will force some developers to pay a 30 percent commission on in-app purchases, the company announced (via TechCrunch). The...

How to Fix the iOS 14 Bug That Causes Major Battery Drain

Apple’s new iOS 14 has brought iPhone users a trove of wonders. But one cannot have wonders without some bugs. So if you recently noticed that your iPhone seems to suffer...

Just Buy a Dang Smart Watch

Let’s talk about smartwatches for a minute. I have, for an inordinate amount of time, been extremely averse to donning a smart device on my wrist. My reasons for this weird hangup...

HP’s New Spectre 2-in-1 Has a 14-inch Screen and Updated Specs

HP’s premium Spectre x360 systems are already some of the most full-featured and eye-catching 2-in-1s on the market. But now HP is adding a new 14-inch convertible to the line sporting...

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Has the Drug-Based Approach to Mental Illness Failed?

One of the most impressive, disturbing works of science journalism I’ve encountered is Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America, published in 2010. In the book, which I review here, award-winning...

50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: October 2020

  1970 Sweet Suburbia “Massive movement from central cities to their suburbs, a population boom in the West and Southwest, and a lower rate of population growth in the 1960's than in the 1950's are the findings that stand out in the preliminary results...

Here Are 10 of the Best Climate Change Podcasts Out Right Now

Podcasting seems to be everywhere these days, so of course, there’s no surprise that there are quite a few shows that deal with the big, important topic on everyone’s minds: climate change. Honestly, it’s kind of hard not to think about...