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Deep Blue Quietly Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Garry Kasparov’s Ex-Wife. PITTSBURGH—Red wine and candlelight on the table before them, Deep Blue, the supercomputer that defeated reigning world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997, and Kasparov’s ex-wife, Yulia Vovk, quietly celebrated their 10th anniversary on Wednesday at a small French restaurant near Carnegie Mellon University, where Deep Blue was created.

Deep Blue Quietly Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Garry Kasparov’s Ex-Wife

Those close to the couple said the two first met during Deep Blue’s match against Kasparov in 1996, and though the Russian grandmaster beat the computer four games to two, Vovk and Deep Blue struck up a friendship and continued corresponding via email. Dear Prudence: A high school friend photo-edited my head on other bodies. Woman Still Holding Onto Hope That Toxic Friendship Could Blossom Into A Toxic Relationship. TUSCALOOSA, AL—Longing for the day their bickering at last grew into something more, local woman Nadia Samuelson told reporters Tuesday that she was still holding onto hope that her toxic friendship with area man Michael Nussbaum could blossom into a toxic relationship.

Woman Still Holding Onto Hope That Toxic Friendship Could Blossom Into A Toxic Relationship

“Even though nothing’s happened yet, I know there’s still a chance he and I will one day go from being mutually destructive friends to romantic partners who will completely undermine each other’s well-being,” said Samuelson, adding that she was confident Nussbaum also felt, deep down, the same desire to take their twisted codependence to the next level. “Don’t get me wrong, I’ve really loved being this unhealthy platonic presence in his life, but at a certain point that’s not enough. What Men Desire in a Woman. How to Get to Know Someone: 53 Great Questions to Ask — Gentleman's Gazette. Getting to know someone can be an intimidating process.

How to Get to Know Someone: 53 Great Questions to Ask — Gentleman's Gazette

Your body language, questions, and responses in the early moments will form an impression that may or may not be to your advantage in the long run. Your skills in getting to know people successfully will directly affect the outcomes of job interviews, dates, and important client meetings.The best conversations are like a river – they flow along, even if there are a few bumps and turns along the way.

It takes some practice and finesse to drive a balanced conversation that moves along naturally, and having some good questions tucked in your back pocket can help you navigate slow spots and push past mere small talk. After all, small talk, while necessary in many situations, won’t actually help you get to know someone. Try This Before Getting Divorced - Marriage Advice. Duplass Brothers Productions Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult.

Try This Before Getting Divorced - Marriage Advice

Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at askdaveholmes@gmail.com. I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the world just by being alive. So, what's your problem? Dave, I've been married for about 13 years, I live in a conservative area of the country, and I feel completely trapped. What to Do About an Annoying Neighbor - Advice for Men from Dave Holmes. Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult.

What to Do About an Annoying Neighbor - Advice for Men from Dave Holmes

Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at askdaveholmes@gmail.com. I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the world just by being alive. Dave, 10+ Hilarious Wives That All Men Secretly Wish They Were Married To. Woman Asks Someone To Have Sex With Her To Get Over Her Ex, And This Man’s Response Blew Her Away. As a Hot Woman, I'm Heartbroken. 10+ People Who Just Realized They’re Dating An Idiot. This Pathetic 'Friend Zone' Plea Is The Real Reason Why Women And Men Cannot Be Friends.

Hell hath no fury like a man driven to prove that the “Friend Zone” exists, and that it’s sending our planet on a path of miserable, baby-free extinction.

This Pathetic 'Friend Zone' Plea Is The Real Reason Why Women And Men Cannot Be Friends

On Tuesday, this piece of internet gold began floating around social media, catching the attention of rational humans who thought, “Wow, this is trash, and should be treated as such.” What I’m referring to is a column for conservative site the Federalist on why men and women can never, under no circumstances, ever be friends, and how the friend zone is the reason for the United States’ declining birth rate. Beauty Industry Exec Keeps Photo Of Crying 15-Year-Old Girl On Desk To Remind Himself Why He Does This. NEW YORK—Saying it regularly provides him with the motivation he needs to get through the day, Estée Lauder senior vice president Mark Evans told reporters Friday he keeps a photo of a sobbing 15-year-old girl on his desk to remind himself why he does this.

Beauty Industry Exec Keeps Photo Of Crying 15-Year-Old Girl On Desk To Remind Himself Why He Does This

Coast Guardsman devastated after receiving 'Dear John' emoji during 5-day deployment. Log In - New York Times. Dying Children's Book Author Writes Devastating Dating Profile For Her Husband. 8-Year-Old Can Already Tell Image Of Dad Puking Stuck In Memory Forever. EDEN PRAIRIE, MN—Having just witnessed his father retch uncontrollably from a bout of food poisoning, local 8-year-old Jacob Zimmer told reporters Tuesday that he could already tell the image of his dad puking would be ingrained in his memory forever.

8-Year-Old Can Already Tell Image Of Dad Puking Stuck In Memory Forever

“From this day forward, I will never forget the sight of my dad throwing up with tears running down his face—it is stuck in my mind for good,” said the second-grader, predicting that even as an adult he would be able to recall with ease the horrible sound of his father groaning as he missed the toilet bowl and spewed some of the viscous brown-and-white mixture onto the bathroom wall. The Safest Place To Be During A Tornado Is In My Arms. As tornado season approaches in many parts of the country, it’s my job to remind the public that these storms can be dangerous and often strike without warning.

The Safest Place To Be During A Tornado Is In My Arms

That’s why preparation is crucial. Whether you’ve heard it many times before or are hearing it now for the very first time, it bears repeating that the safest place to be when a tornado hits is right here in my arms. You may have only minutes to react, so it’s important to plan ahead and know well in advance that the best shelter is my warm, comforting embrace. Of course, tornado safety starts long before the funnel cloud actually touches down. Throughout the year, it’s a good idea to keep several days’ worth of fresh water on hand, plus a battery-operated flashlight and radio—that way, as soon as the low-pressure systems begin forming, you can immediately make your way into my firm yet tender grasp. 5 Research-Backed Tips for Successful Negotiations. A major reason why so many of us find it difficult to negotiate is because it seems so confrontational.

5 Research-Backed Tips for Successful Negotiations

Whether it’s haggling at the farmer’s market or making the case for a raise, most of us think of negotiating as a battle that only one side can win. But research shows we might be going about it all wrong. Try these five proven negotiating tactics to ease the process. In Getting to Yes, a classic conflict resolution book first published in 1981, researchers Roger Fisher and William Ury introduce a concept called principled negotiation [PDF].

Theconversation. There is almost always a cringeworthy public apology to watch. Most recently, it was YouTube star PewDiePie, who had to apologise for alleged anti-semitic content in his video posts. In the same week, the London Dungeon issued a public apology over an abhorrant Valentine’s Day promotion, joking about violence against prostitutes among other things. I’m a gay New Yorker — and I’m coming out as a conservative. Chadwick Moore, a 33-year-old journalist who lives in Williamsburg, had been a lifelong liberal. Then, last September, he penned a profile for Out magazine of Milo Yiannopoulos — a controversial and outspoken critic of feminism, Muslims and gay rights (despite being openly gay himself).

The History and Science Behind Your Terrible Breath. In The Art of Love, the Roman poet Ovid offers some words of advice to the amorous. To attract the opposite sex, he writes, a seductive woman must learn to dance, hide her bodily blemishes and refrain from laughing if she has a black tooth. But above all, she must not smell foul. “She whose breath is tainted should never speak before eating,” Ovid instructs, “and she should always stand at a distance from her lover's face.” Eating Well Together is the Key to a Happy Marriage. Forget the bedroom, the key to compatibility can be found at the dinner table. Lifehack. “Mirrors With Memories”: Why Did Victorians Take Pictures of Dead People? “Secure the shadow, ere the substance fades.” My face is catfish bait: I’m the “40-year-old man” face of deceptive online dating — and I think I know why they do it. We’re re-running this story as part of a countdown of the year’s best personal essays.

To read all the entries in the series, click here. When This Girl Asked Out A Barista, A Customer Secretly Live Tweeted Their Conversation. Dad Of 4 Girls Tweets Conversations With His Daughters, Proves Parenting Is Fun. Indianapolis based blogger James Breakwell is considered by some to be the funniest dad on Twitter. 20+ Reasons Why Kids Can’t Be Left Alone With Their Dads. 15+ Celebrity Couples Who Prove Love Can Last Forever. Polite Distances. The Ultimate Crowdsourced Map of Long Distance Relationships. Around Valentine's Day this year, we got the idea of asking Atlas Obscura readers about one of the most fraught kind of relationships—the long distance kind, or LDRs.

The unexpected perks of Lyft and Uber’s random encounters. This story is part of a series of features, The Future of Ride-Hailing. The Market Failure of First Dates. Awake Dating is the hot new website for conspiracy theorists. What it's like to rent a friend in Japan. Finding Your Soul Mate Online May Be Harder Than the Dating Sites Suggest. Capital - The secret to a quick-witted comeback. Casually Explained: Is She Into You? 100 Sexually Active Women Discuss How They Like To Be Fingered. Coolmaterial. 8 Awesome Husband and Wife Love Notes. 10 Internet Romances Turned Nightmares.

If You Can't Say 'Yes,' Don't Say Anything At All. His Girlfriend Hates Pictures, So They Came Up With This Adorable Solution. If You Can't Say 'Yes,' Don't Say Anything At All. Dude films ex-girlfriend smashing his car, nearly running him over. Day One. Jessica walsh and timothy goodman enact 12 kinds of kindness. Genius Woman Uses Yelp To Rate Her Dates. Online dating has become a hobby, one that is often not even that fun. Thankful. Evan_postsecret. Army Women Want Grey PT Uniforms To 'See The Goods'

Why I visit prostitutes. Woman travels with a life-sized cutout of her dead father around the world. Benedict Cumberbatch’s throwback to the golden age of newspaper wedding announcements. Unattractive Men Look Better to Women on the Pill. TaskRabbit Experiences - How To Buy Friends. How to Build Unscaleable Relationships. Avoiding Family Conflict During The Holiday Season. How To Navigate The Holidays Alone. I Don’t See Race; I Only See Grayish-Brown, Vaguely Humanoid Shapes. #8: Future of love and sex: monogamy no longer the default, say experts.

A Hilarious Way To Cut Out All The Bad People In Your Life This New Year. Marriage Is Something You Have To Work At Until Your Children Leave. Here's how to fall in love in just 4 minutes ... with anyone! To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This. Restaurant Customers From Hell, Part 2. Arielle Scarcella, Vlogger, Releases 'Lesbians Explain: Sleeping With Straight Girls' Hooking Up and Staying Hooked. 7.probablysomeanonymousmessagingapp. Parenting Expert Has Nerve To Tell You How To Raise Your Own Goddamn Kids. A Chat with Malcolm Brenner, Man Famous for Having Sex with a Dolphin. Creating love in the lab: The 36 questions that spark intimacy. These Artistic Sicilian Wedding Photos Are Unlike Others You've Seen. Franz Kafka's Letter to His Unsupportive Father. Neurotica: Erotica For the Slightly Anxious. How to pick up girls at Whole Foods. Study: Amount Of Time Spent With Kids Doesn’t Matter. How to Discipline Your Children without Rewards or Punishment.

Theconversation. Unified Weapons Master: Bloodless, high tech, full contact weapons fighting to debut in 2016. Serial Killers That Were Married in Prison. Mother Still Searching For Preschool That Focuses Exclusively On Her Son - The Onion - America's Finest News Source. A Woman As Beautiful And Intoxicated As Yourself Shouldn’t Be Drinking Alone, My Dear - The Onion - America's Finest News Source. This First Time Area Man Hearing About Daughter Dating George Zimmerman - The Onion - America's Finest News Source. Dozens Of Eastern European Women Trafficked To West For Sham Marriages Each Year. The Seven Male Role Models Every Child Needs For A Healthy Upbringing - The Onion - America's Finest News Source.

How my doppelgänger used the Internet to find and befriend me. Jon Stewart Finds Awkward Moments Between CNN's Chris Cuomo And New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Exit From Apartment Delayed 20 Seconds To Avoid Pleasantries With Neighbor - The Onion - America's Finest News Source. The Seven Male Role Models Every Child Needs For A Healthy Upbringing - The Onion - America's Finest News Source. The Benefits of Getting Married Young. Men’s violence towards women is not only about power. Huffingtonpost. Viewfinder: Offline Dating. Huffingtonpost. How to Text a Woman For a Date. The Bully’s Pulpit - The Baffler.