Alexandria Williams

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This Man Failed A Paternity Test Due To His Vanished Twin’s DNA

How can a man who was never born father a son? When the ghost of his genes lives on in the DNA of his brother, genetics researchers have found.<p>A 34-year-old U.S. man is the first-ever reported case of a paternity test fooled by a human “chimera” — someone with extra genes absorbed from a nascent …

Genetics

ISIS justifies its taking of sex slaves

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.<p>"One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar -- the infidels -- and taking their …

My Battle With Depression and Anxiety

Living with a chronic mental illness often feels like waiting for the other shoe to drop. Well, the proverbial shoe has dropped (it's stylish at least). I've been struggling for a while, but I'm finally coming around to admitting it. Despite seeing therapists on and off for nearly 10 years, I still …

How far does ISIS' global reach extend?

ISIS militants have brought their hardline version of Islam to wide areas of Syria and Iraq, imposing brutal laws and killing people who they deem "unbelievers."<p>Their bloodthirsty advances have sent hundreds of thousands of refugees streaming across the borders into neighboring countries, like …

The Upside of Pessimism

The theory of defensive pessimism suggests that imagining—and planning for—worst-case scenarios can be more effective than trying to think positively.<p>I have pretty low expectations for this article. Oh sure, I spent a lot of time on it, and I personally think it’s a great read. But I’m kind of …

Popcorn Crunch Sundae

6 Servings<p>When adding the caramel to the popcorn and peanuts, work quickly and thoroughly to coat the other ingredients before it hardens.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Popcorn Crunch<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch pieces, plus more for pan<p>3 cups popped popcorn<p>½ cup salted roasted peanuts<p>…

Recipes

Father Detained After Cops Find Bodies of 5 Children Dumped on Dirt Road

A man is suspected of killing his five children in South Carolina and then driving for hours before dumping their bodies, wrapped in individual …

Attorney: Second Girl in Slender Man Case Unfit for Trial

A psychologist has determined that the second of two 12-year-old girls, Anissa Weier, charged with stabbing a classmate 19 times in an attempt to …

10 Things Every Guy Has Thought During Sex

You know, besides this is awesome!<p>You might think the inside of a man's brain sounds like the buzz of a broken fluorescent lightbulb. Not true. In my humble view, the brain cells of men work like pistons, constantly firing—just like yours. Some of the internal dialogue they produce is quite …

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