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8 Things People With Spotless Bathrooms Do Every Day

Adopt these habits and your toilet, shower, and sink will always sparkle.<p>If the bathroom is your least favorite space in your entire home to clean, we hear you. It's messy, germy, and sometimes smelly. But what if we told you by adopting a few daily habits you can actually clean this room less …

What Would Buddha Do About the Terrorist Attack in Paris?

In the coming days, we will be deluged with views on what we should do about this assault on innocent citizens. We will hear political views, military views, media views, and intense public opinion. But in our anguish, grief, and confusion, let us consider a spiritual view as well.<p>We need wisdom in …

“It’s talking to you, Daddy”: How to explain your vagina’s auditory abilities

Some people are embarrassed by “queefing,” others take it in stride. Here’s what you need to know<p>The term "queefing" refers to the expulsion of trapped air from the vagina that occurs during sex—and unfortunately, it sounds an awful lot like farting.<p>But as Dr. Susan Block reminds us, “Queefing is …

MPAA Rules Michael Moore Doc Too Hot For Teen Viewers

<i>Editor's Note: Controversy surrounding the MPAA rating for the latest from Michael Moore, an in-the-works biopic of Carl Sagan, and more in our</i> …

Why It's Hard to Love People Who Don't Love Themselves

... and why you can't stop looking out for yourself.<p>Having written a couple of posts on the difficulty of loving others when you don't love yourself …

Pete Davidson Outlines The Ridiculous Houston Transgender Decision By Discussing His Bathroom Habits

When it comes to enjoyable bits on <i>SNL</i>, it’s hard to argue with Pete Davidson’s appearances on Weekend Update. While the show remains divisive and inconsistent from week to week among fans, Davidson’s riffs in the middle of the show are typically funny segments that meander around a point and take …

Comedy

10 Pieces of Native American Wisdom That Will Inspire the Way You Live Your Life

Years ago, my little brother and I were playing cowboys and Indians.As the older brother, I dictated the play session (of course), so I decided that …

The Renovation Dilemma: What to Fix If You're Selling

It's always a Sisyphean task to set a budget for a renovation -- or at the very least an ever-moving target -- but if you're planning to put your home on the market, you'll have a way different set of calculations than a starry-eyed new homeowner.<p>Before you embark on a gut of your circa-1990 …

After The Paris Attacks, Some Stories Weren't True

Big news events like the Paris attacks often lead to some incorrect headlines. We're keeping track of them, and will update this list as needed.<p><b>Those Tweets About The Eiffel Tower Lights Being Dimmed</b><p>On Friday after the Paris attacks, Rurik Bradbury said he began to see major news organizations …

Donald Trump

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

Mental Health

4 renovations that could decrease your home’s value

Thinking of getting rid of a bedroom to expand another? Make your choice carefully.<p>Removing a bedroom is one of those home-improvement blunders that …

Real Estate

Here's Why This Catholic Church Accidentally Supported Gay Rights For A Minute

Many were angered at its implication of support for all kinds of families.<p>A Catholic priest was ordered to remove a "Jesus had 2 dads" sign amid outrage from some Catholic communities that the sign showed support of same-sex parents. The sign was put up last week and remained until the Catholic …

The Future of Health Care

I have been doing some research with regard to the future of health care in this country now that a system has been put in place for a health care program for everyone. And if you have been to your doctor's office lately, you too are probably already seeing some of the changes that have resulted. …