Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped by Village Council Beg Supreme Court for Help

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Originally posted on TIME:
A petition to save two sisters in India from being raped and publicly humiliated for their brother’s actions, a punishment handed down by an unofficial village council, has gathered…

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

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Originally posted on TIME:
Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations. Know what else is really interesting? Learning how Olympic athletes deal with the pressure…

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

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Originally posted on Quartz:
This post has been corrected. If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be…

Cancer cells can be programmed to become normal again

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Originally posted on Quartz:
Cancer cells are like normal cells—they just grow abnormally. That is why treatments that selectively try to get rid of cancer cells while protecting normal cells don’t work that well. What if we…

Trainwreck: A Review.

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Amy Schumer, you breath of fresh air. How you were able to pull off one of the freshest rom-coms in a while is awe-inspiring. Really. Let’s start with the cast. There were many… Continue reading

Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out tackles dense subjects while captivating audiences

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From my initial trailer viewing, I knew I was going to enjoy Inside Out – I just didn’t realize how much I’d enjoy it. The story itself revolves around the five major emotions that supposedly… Continue reading

J.K. Rowling Reveals New Harry Potter Backstory on Pottermore

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Originally posted on TIME:
It’s been quite a while since Harry Potter fans have seen new content from J.K. Rowling, even though she regularly posts to Twitter about Wizarding World happenings. On Tuesday,…

Selena sounds effortless, mature on #GoodForYou

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Almost as a continuation of her new sound, Selena Gomez delivers a “Heart Wants What It Wants” 2.0 in the form of her new single “Good For You.” Serving up a minimalist flow… Continue reading

How the ‘John Oliver Effect’ Is Having a Real-Life Impact

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Originally posted on TIME:
Comedians mock our cultural and political institutions on TV all the time. But it’s not every day that a comic’s jokes crash a government website or directly inspire legislators…

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