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Soccer Mom’s Secret Heroin Addiction

After Candace broke her neck in a car accident, doctors prescribed OxyContin. When her insurance fell through, the single mother of two found …

Colorful Illustration Art Print for Home or Nursery, Russian Architecture, Cathedral, Red Square Buildings, Middle East, Arabian Palaces by Anna See on The Bazaar

Seller verified<p>$40 USD<p>This colorful giclee print of a hand drawn illustration is inspired by the beautiful cathedrals, patterns, shapes, and …

Alexei Sayle: it’s time for a Marxist Top Gear

As the BBC’s flagship car show speeds away from the Jeremy Clarkson years, Alexei Sayle sets out his stall to be the new presenter<p>I have met Jeremy Clarkson twice, both times at events connected with cars, and on neither occasion could you say it went well. The reason He was at these events is …

How to Hide Someone's Major Infidelity

Chloe has to lie to her crush.<p>Read Chloe's previous post.<p>I swear, when I looked down into Clarke Brantley's face, I could still hear the sounds of Nicole and Paulo screwing in the trailer two feet behind me. I sent a silent prayer out that the sounds were aftershocks in my imagination and not a …

North Korea reportedly recruiting women to join 'pleasure squad' for Kim Jong Un

North Korean authorities are recruiting young women to be part of a revived so-called "pleasure squad" that entertains dictator Kim Jong Un, according to a published report.<p>The South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo said that the group that used to perform for Kim's father, Kim Jong Il, was disbanded …

What Your Home State Says About Your Health, Happiness, and Sex Life

A cross-country guide<p>The state you live in affects your life in a big way, from how much you have to winter weather-proof your skin to whether you use a car or public transportation to get around. Oh, and then there are all those state rankings that come out all the time, proclaiming which states …

American Doctors Are Killing Themselves and No One Is Talking About It

It’s estimated that at least 400 U.S. doctors kill themselves every year. Many are struggling with depression, anxiety, or addiction.<p>Greg Miday was a …

“I’ve put condoms on hairbrush handles and used those”: 15 people share their masturbation rituals | Salon.com

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Why the $10,000 Watch is essential to Apple’s plan

It’s taken all week, but I finally think I have a pretty good idea why Apple is selling a crazy-expensive, super-exclusive gold watch.<p>Initially, the very idea that Apple would make something for the one percent seemed abhorrent. What makes Apple great is that it sells affordable luxury to the …

European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche by Frank M Turner, review: 'judicious and laconic'

The lectures of a legendary don demystify the bewildering 'isms' of European intellectual history with aplomb<p>Frank M Turner was, until his death in 2010, professor of history at Yale University in Connecticut where he taught a survey course on European intellectual history. Hundreds of students …

The 1 percent’s white privilege con: Elites hold “conversations” about race, while resegregating our schools

<b>(Zurijeta via iStock)</b><p>The white privilege conversation is good business and P.R. for the wealthy. But look more closely at their actions<p>Corey Robin<p>March 8, 2015 10:58am (UTC)<p>Facebook can be a weird place on Martin Luther King Day. Some of my friends post famous passages from MLK’s speeches. Others …

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The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: A new look for Samsung and a new wallet

We were expecting a major reboot of the Galaxy S line, and that’s what Samsung gave us Sunday night at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, in the …

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Meat and soda industries prepare to fight new US dietary guidelines

Lobbyists for the US meat and soda industries are rallying the troops after a government committee on healthy eating has recommended that Americans consume less red meat and sugary drinks, and more fruit and vegetables. The 571-page report published by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee …

'100 Years Of Iranian Beauty' Takes You On A Gorgeous Cultural Journey

Cut's "100 Years of Beauty" series has looked at both black and white American women's beauty transformations throughout the years, and now they're taking it abroad. In the latest installment, they delve into Iranian beauty, beginning with the 1910s.<p>In under a minute-and-a-half, the video takes …

The Risky Sex Trend More Couples Are Trying

It seems like more people are getting frisky in public places. Is it hot—or just a crime?<p>The possibility of getting caught can make sex exponentially hotter. But three couples who recently made news for getting down in public didn’t get caught—they freaking <i>advertised</i> it. It all happened on the same …

Back Off My Yoga Pants!

We need to get a grip on this yoga pants mania.<p>First, we had some Christian blogger declaring she wasn't going to wear yoga pants anymore in public because they created "a stronger attraction for a man to look at a woman's body and may cause them to think lustful thoughts." (Well, sister, I'm not a …

7 Yoga Moves for the Most Intense Muscle Burn Ever (Really!)

Why does yoga get pigeonholed as the exclusive domain of the feminine, bendy-as-a-Twizzler set? If that’s you, namaste. But if it isn’t, you should …

5 Super-Intimate Sex Moves

Because the closer you two are, the hotter—and better—your orgasm will be<p>There are a lot of things that can bring you and your S.O. closer together: apps designed specifically for couples, vacations for two, candle-lit dinners. But nothing does the trick quite like a long, sensual romp between the …

The Hottest Workouts for 2015

A guide to the best fitness classes in the country for the year ahead.<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10, S10training.com;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club, milehighrunclub.com;</b> …

How to Be Muslim in the South

After the horrendous Chapel Hill murders, there’s new attention on Muslims in the most religious—and Christian—part of the country.<p>LITTLE ROCK, Ark. …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

The Anarchy Workout

A typical consumer who follows a regular exercise program with proper nutrition can expect to lose up to 1 to 2 pounds per†week.<p>Greg Boyd <br>Lost 18.6 …

iPhone tracks fitness levels better than wearables

One of the big selling points of wearable devices is that they will be able to help us keep track of various fitness metrics.<p>However, a new report claims smartphones are just as good (if not slightly better) at tracking physical activity as the most popular wearables on the market.<p>“Our findings …

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For ultramarathon runners, marijuana has benefits— but is it ethical?

The grueling sport of ultramarathon has fostered a mingling of two seemingly opposite camps: endurance jocks and potheads.<p>“If you can find the right level, [marijuana] takes the stress out of running,” says Avery Collins, a 22-year-old professional ultramarathoner. “And it’s a postrace, post-run …

The Evolution of Altruism

It’s one of my favorite Darwin quotes—"He who understands baboon would do more toward metaphysics than Locke"—scribbled furtively in a notebook …

Back to the 19th Century

My recent column about the growth of on-demand jobs like Uber making life less predictable and secure for workers unleashed a small barrage of criticism from some who contend that workers get what they're worth in the market.<p>A Forbes Magazine contributor, for example, writes that jobs exist only …

Bertrand Russell on Immortality, Why Religion Exists, and What “The Good Life” Really Means

“There are forces making for happiness, and forces making for misery. We do not know which will prevail, but to act wisely we must be aware of both.”<p><b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) is one of humanity’s most grounding yet elevating thinkers, his writing at once lucid and luminous. …

J.Lo and Iggy Show Off The 'Booty' In New Video

From the editors of ELLE.com, J.Lo and Iggy Azalea's full "Booty" video is finally here.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Last night, the full video for Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea's "Booty" video was finally released after a series of teasers on J.Lo's Instagram. The new video, which stars a lot of booty as promised, …