Austin Belknap

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Yoga and Sex

I would not be able to write about this topic if I did not personally understand the double-edged sword debate of liberation and self-control.<p>Let's talk about sex, Yogi. I read yet another article about sexual deviance accusations against another male yoga instructor today; another Wolf of Om …

Self Control

Unpaid Thai farmers call off airport tractor protest

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai farmers, angry at not being paid under a rice subsidy scheme, called off a protest tractor drive to Bangkok’s main airport on Friday after an assurance they would get their money, some welcome news for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.<p>The subsidy program was among the …

Vodka blamed for high death rates in Russia

<b>The high number of early deaths in Russia is mainly due to people drinking too much alcohol, particularly vodka, research suggests.</b><p>The study, in The Lancet, says 25% of Russian men die before they are 55, and most of the deaths are down to alcohol. The comparable UK figure is 7%.<p>Causes of death …

How to select the best water temperature for brewing tea

<b>Dear Lynne,</b><p><b>Green tea is my new antioxidant. Then I saw on the package: “Use 170ºF water.” Come on, how do I know if the water is 170 degrees</b> …

Madagascar battles the Black Death

Plague leaves dozens dead after one of the worst outbreaks in years<p><i>The village of Mandritsara, where 20 people recently died from bubonic plague. (Flickr /</i> <i>Peter Stephens</i><i>)</i><p>To most, the plague is a thing of the past — a relic from the Middle Ages, when the disease known as the Black Death wiped out a …

Target Stores Hit by Massive Black Friday Credit Card Breach

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If you used a credit or debit card to shop at Target on Black Friday, your account information could …