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10 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Female Orgasm

The easiest way to have one, how long the pleasure lasts, and other amazing things every woman must know.<p>It’s a no-brainer that the female orgasm is …

Sexual Health

Stop rinsing your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, experts say

If you regularly use the dishwasher, you probably have a pretty simple routine that you follow: Wash plates and utensils to remove chunks of food …

Dishwashing

Email No Longer a Secure Method of Communication After Critical Flaw Discovered in PGP

If you use PGP or S/MIME for email encryption you should immediately disable it in your email client. Researchers have discovered a critical …

Information Security

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

Photography

The surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult

My son was 6-years-old.<p>He was reading chapter books and could string together a story about the Pokemon sitting on his shoulder who didn’t need a seatbelt because he could just fly into the air if we got into a collision—yes, he could use words like collision accurately—and he loved to learn and …

Parenting

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Alternative Medicine

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

Scientists stumbled upon a plastic-eating bacterium—then accidentally made it stronger

Hungry, hungry enzymes.<p>The natural world is rapidly becoming a giant pile of plastic waste. There are literally six—<i>six!</i>—ungodly large garbage patches swelling in the ocean. Even areas as far removed from us as the Arctic are not safe. We’re slowly suffocating a lot of natural ecologies with our …

Sustainability

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Minimalism

Here’s the real reason so many people now believe the Earth is flat

There is now an alarmingly large number of people who really believe that the Earth is some kind of magic pancake thing floating in space.<p>A frankly …

How Much You Need to Make to Afford a Home in Each State

Millennials are increasingly opting to pay rent over mortgages as housing prices creep up across the country. But the American dream of owning a home …

Orbiform Rolls Like A Ball Without Being A Sphere

AltDynamic have machined a mathematically perfect solid of constant width that is capable of rolling like a ball even though it is not a perfect …

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

The Truth About Certified Pre-Owned Cars

Buying a used car can save you money and get you behind the wheel of a more luxurious model than you could afford to buy new. For those looking to …

Trump dissed an armed officer who didn’t confront the gunman in Florida

Trump says we need more guns in school. “You would have to have 150 real guns.”<p>On Friday, President Donald Trump dissed the armed officer who stalled as he reportedly heard shots inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, waiting outside as a gunman killed 17 people in the course of just minutes …

15 Online Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Year

The phrase “new year, new you” is a mantra that many of us repeat to ourselves once the clock strikes midnight on January 1. Making that a reality, however, is easier said than done. But if your goal is to improve your art and photography abilities, or grow your business in a meaningful way, we can …

Japanese Designer Creates the Purrfect Cat Furniture for a Minimalist Home

Most cat enthusiasts would agree that our feline friends deserve the best of the best. Thanks to several designers over the last few years, house-proud cat owners no longer have to settle for ugly cat furniture. The latest design to catch our eye is the minimalist NEKO cat tree, designed by Yoh …

How often you should wash everything in your home, according to science

Cleanliness can be somewhat subjective: some folks wear things once and feel compelled to wash them, while others wear them five times before exposing them to some kind of soap. But when it comes to cleaning your home, there are some standards to consider, if only for your health’s sake.<p>If you saw …

E.coli

What are the options for natural hair regrowth?

When it comes to preventing hair loss or improving the hair that someone already has, there are plenty of natural methods that help.<p>There are a …

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Dental Care

How to Boost the Health Benefits of Eggs

Back in the '70s, a kind of hysteria evolved among health experts and consumers in the U.S. because of a possible association between eggs and …

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

<b>A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest.</b><p>The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.<p>Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced …

Here's How To Avoid Destroying Your Transmission If You Jump Gears While Shifting

A manual transmission, by definition, is a wobbly stick with a lot of choices. Most of the time, you just approach those choices in the order they …

Sears Partnership With Amazon Crushes Home Improvement Stocks

Shares Home Depot and Lowe's are having their worst day of the year.<p>Amazon’s growing footprint has recently hurt brick-and-mortar stores from department stores to grocers and sports apparel sellers. Add home improvement chains to the list. A Thursday announcement that Corps. will start selling its …

Home Depot

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Tile grout is the adhesive that binds tile together to form an impenetrable wall or floor covering. While tile is a long-lasting ceramic, the grout binding it together crumbles over a period of time, allowing moisture to make its way behind adjacent tiles. Removing the old grout properly from the …

Science Reveals the Right Way to Treat a Man O’ War Sting

Stings from a Portuguese man o’ war are as common as they are dangerous, yet there’s a lack of consensus over the best way to treat these painful …