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Women, face it: marriage can never be feminist – video

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
The institution of marriage has curtailed women's freedom for centuries, says Julie Bindel. So why are so many feminists trying to reclaim the tradition as a subversive act?

Mossberg: Can Apple win the next tech war?

The Verge - ‎5 hours ago‎
Google and Facebook know - or can infer - a lot about you, from your favorite films to your age and family size to your job and hobbies.

What can Pavlov's dogs tell us about drinking?

Science Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
Just like Pavlov's dogs, we can become conditioned to associate environmental cues with rewards. Innocent enough when the sight of your sneakers makes you want to go for a run, but not necessarily so when the sight of the liquor store prompts you to ...
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The name's not Jane Bond: why 007 can never be a woman - ‎6 hours ago‎
For the record, there's no reason why he can't be black. He probably can't be Idris Elba because Elba can't act. The world isn't ready for a Bond who shouts his lines like he's communicating with the deaf: "The name's Bond. JAMES B-O-N-D. Got it, love?".
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Don't look now, but what if Raptors can actually do this? Arthur

Toronto Star - ‎18 hours ago‎
“I already had this conversation with Kyle on numerous nights the last couple weeks - we can't never get down, or let the media, or people discourage us in any type of way on the way we've been playing,” said DeRozan, before the Raptors won Game 5 ...
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Carrying the can for chaos

The Economist (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
THE angry mobs that now comprise the endless security lines at America's airports at least have the satisfaction of seeing the first head roll.
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Gareth Bale: I'm happier now and confident Real Madrid can beat Atletico in Champions League final - ‎1 hour ago‎
Real Madrid's world-record signing Gareth Bale has admitted he finally feels comfortable at the club and has said he is confident the 10-time European Cup winners can beat neighbours Atlético Madrid in this weekend's final at San Siro. After getting ...

Wanted: Cat lovers who can help solve Halifax's feral feline problem

CTV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
He pointed out that a large feral cat population can create a nuisance in the community. "As the numbers get big, then they start to get into trouble because they're hungry and they need to eat, so they're either begging at people's doorsteps or ...
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True Detective might be dying, but its memes can live forever

The Verge - ‎1 hour ago‎
But if True Detective's third season never comes to fruition, its namesake meme can live forever. There's no starry cast announcement on the horizon that promises to spoil the fun; there's no joyless writing in the distance that'll make you ashamed for ...
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Can Top Gear survive without Jeremy Clarkson?

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
“When we bother, we can do mainstream better than anyone.” But of course it's true, too, that the brand is said to be worth £50m to the corporation, and firing Clarkson didn't leave the BBC many options.

How You Drive a Car Can Identify You Within Minutes

WIRED - ‎2 hours ago‎
The way you drive is surprisingly unique. And in an era when automobiles have become data-harvesting, multi-ton mobile computers, the data collected by your car—or one you rent or borrow—can probably identify you based on that driving style after as ...
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Ricky Burns can book a Hall of Fame place by beating Michele Di Rocco, says Tony Sims

SkySports - ‎2 hours ago‎
Trainer Tony Sims believes Ricky Burns can secure Hall of Fame status by becoming a three-weight world champion on Saturday.

100 Mile House rancher solves trespassing case, but claims he can't get RCMP to investigate - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Messner has spent thousands of dollars in surveillance equipment to catch and identify trespassers coming onto his ranch near 100 Mile House B.C.. According to Messner, he's filmed and tracked down trespassers in two incidents, but can't get the local ...
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Living near a landfill site can increase the risk of lung cancer, scientists claim - ‎11 hours ago‎
Living near a landfill site can increase the risk of lung cancer and other respiratory diseases, scientists have claimed. Homeowners living within three miles of rubbish tips are more likely to be admitted to hospital or suffer from lung cancer due to ...
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This is, quite simply, the best WiFi router you can buy

Tech Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
"A radio, similar to a human, can only talk or listen. It can't do both at the same time," Weaver explained.

How 'power posing' can boost your career - ‎7 hours ago‎
Thanks to research by Harvard Professor Amy Cuddy, and now University College London, we know that simply changing the way you stand can boost your confidence and your career. “Power posing” as it's known, flips traditional thinking on its head. Cuddy ...

Can good looks save the Buick Cascada from mediocrity?

Ars Technica - ‎3 hours ago‎
The rest of the world and especially in this entry-premium segment has moved to multitasking digital buttons and high-res graphics.
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Why Chinese Steel Can't Support Iron-Ore Prices

Wall Street Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
The polish that suddenly made Chinese steel, and in turn global iron ore, look shiny earlier this year is wearing off. Don't expect it to come back, except in self-defeating spurts.

Can you spell these often misspelled words?

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Brush up on your spelling just in time for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, happening this week near Washington, D.C.. Hundreds of contestants, who can spell everything from scherenschnitte to pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, will be ...