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Spanking Can Lead To Distortion Of Personality, Study Finds

Spanking or smacking may have been experienced by many of us when we were children and maybe we now do this to our own kids. But how much does …

What it’s like to be an ethnic minority in post-Brexit Britain right now

It was as obvious as it was downplayed. In all the bombast, fear-mongering, misrepresentations and downright lies perpetuated by all sides in the Brexit debate, the potential impact on Britain’s eight million plus ethnic minority population was being muffled. It was competing for attention in the …

Eastern Europe

U.S. military to allow transgender men and women to serve openly

The Pentagon on Thursday lifted a long-standing ban against transgender men and women serving openly in the military, removing one of its last discriminatory hurdles and placing gender identity on par with race, religion, color, sex and sexual orientation.<p>The announcement by Defense Secretary<p>Ashton …

Travelling to Kyoto? 7 Absolute Must Eats in Kyoto! With Options for Vegetarians too!

Kyoto is one of the biggest drawcards of Japan and a vast contrast to capital Tokyo. Formerly the imperial capital of Japan it is now a destination …

Japan

Mexican Coffee

Spice up your daily cup.<p>A bit of cinnamon and nutmeg (and a pinch of cayenne) give your coffee some bite. Cocoa and sugar add a note of sultry …

Coffee

The 5-Ingredient Snack You Didn't Know You Needed

This frozen treat with just five ingredients is the epitome of simple. Bananas are sliced into rounds then are dipped in chocolate and rolled in …

Calvin Trillin and the New Yorker slammed for ‘casually racist’ poem about Chinese food

Poems that appear in the New Yorker do not routinely elicit controversy, or even necessarily comment. Confusion? Yes. Slight amusement? Yes. Twitter rants about racism, classism and cultural appropriation? No.<p>But those are among the responses that have met “Have They Run Out of Provinces Yet?,” a …

Literature

7 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Women's Health

According to Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a neuropsychologist and faculty member at Columbia University, there are three primary pillars of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, motivation to rationally look at a problem and find a solution, and the ability to develop social skills. Luckily, you can …

10 inspiring female writers you need to read

As a response to Gay Talese’s failure to name any inspirational female writers, we asked our readers to explain why and how these authors changed their lives<p>‘Maybe he needs to read more widely’: authors respond to Gay Talese<p>It is hard to believe that this piece is still necessary. We long for the …

Literature

Russia wants to treat gay people like paedophiles

LGBT people in Russia encounter prejudice and discrimination from many quarters – the government, society, and now increasingly, from their own health service.<p>New proposals from the Russian Ministry of Health, which were published last week on an official Government website, would treat gay people …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

The Brain

Breakfast every day! The healthy habits of the naturally lean

Maintaining or losing weight is a battle many people lose. Then, there are a select few who seem to breeze through life in perfectly healthy shape, with their scales never budging and their bodies staying trim as the years go by.<p>Besides good genes, what are their habits? And what are they doing …

Nutrition

10 Super-Cozy Winter Brunch Dishes

Cozy up to these delicious brunch recipes.<p>Too cold to venture out for brunch? Stay cozy in your PJs and make one of these winter-perfect recipes at …

Breakfast

What to Cook When It's Insanely Cold Outside

Unless you're fortunate enough to be in sunny Hawaii, you're probably staying bundled up indoors as the temperatures plummet.<p>Get extra cozy by …

Cooking

Meet, Marsha P. Johnson, a trans Black woman who helped put Stonewall on the map #bhm https://t.co/krYwN2rMdD

Gorgeous Set Photos From The Upcoming Film About Legendary Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson

Here's our first look at Happy Birthday, Marsha!, a short film about Stonewall activist Marsha P. Johnson, plus exclusive behind-the-scenes photos.

Happy Birthday, Marsha!

<i>Taken from the winter 2015 issue of Dazed:</i><p>I had dinner with an old film professor last spring. After I pushed my plate back clean, he showed me a video he’d shot in the basement of his Greenwich Village apartment in the 80s. A black transgender woman wore flowers in her hair as she spoke to the …

Bullying does more long-term mental health harm than abuse, study says

The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows.<p>Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely to have mental health problems as adults than were those who suffered physical, emotional or …

Outside the Supreme Court, ‘love conquers hate’

The biblical-marriage demonstrators were outnumbered 5-to-1 or more outside the Supreme Court Tuesday morning, but they were not lacking in vitriol or vulgarity.<p>“Homo Sex is Sin,” proclaimed a banner rising high above First Street NE. A sign showed stick figures in an anal-sex position and the …

LGBTQI

Distractify

It's Valentine's Day! Or just another Wednesday, depending on your situation. But even if you don't have a date tonight, you can still have a good …

How to Make a Meal on $10

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget—without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i> <i>With a few calculated indulgences, you can make a stunner of a</i> …

Why Your Brain Doesn’t Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Imagine toiling away at your job every day knowing there was no raise or promotion in sight. It would be pretty hard to bring your A game all the time, right? Same goes for weight loss. “All behavior begins with wanting to change something," says Segar. "To keep doing that behavior, people need …

Fitness

How to Make Cheese Straws

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes—but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Melina Hammer from Licking the Plate shows us how to make cheese straws worthy of the title "The Ultimate Finger</i> …

30 Quick Seafood Recipes We Love

Gallery30 Quick Seafood Recipes We Love<p>Cooking seafood can seem like a big production, and dealing with skin-on, bone-in fish or scrubbing shells can be kind of daunting. But cooking seafood can also be quick and easy, with rewarding, flavorful results. From grilled squid to miso-marinated black …

Seafood

What's for Dinner: Ramen Two Ways

<i>Not feeling inspired by your usual dishes? Here's what's for dinner.</i><p>It's the day after a big holiday weekend, and you don't want to think about …

Nutella

The 12 Hottest New Restaurants in Mexico City

Today, Eater heads to Mexico City to take a look at 12 buzzy spots from the past year. For this installment, food and travel writer Natalia de la Rosa has offered her picks for the hottest drinking and dining her city has to offer.<p>Locals in Mexico's capital are flocking to Enrique Olvera's …

Mexico

Rock Climber Alex Honnold Loves Cookie Dough, Wants to Wash Your Dishes

Here's what climber Alex Honnold likes to eat, from cookie dough (chocolate chip) to a good egg scramble (with feta).<p><i>We’re endlessly fascinated by the breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices of celebrities. Welcome to My Morning Routine, where we talk with musicians, actors, politicians, and athletes</i> …

Climbing

2015 Blog Awards: Best Photography Finalists

The 6 finalists for best photography in our 2015 SAVEUR Blog Awards<p>Each year we've hosted the SAVEUR Blog Awards, we're astounded at the depth, …

Photography

Eater Today: Yum! Brands Goes Green (Kinda); Starbucks Shills Kale Smoothies

<b>Are big chain restaurants becoming more ethical?</b> This year alone, McDonald's announced that it will no longer use chicken and milk treated with antibiotics, and Dunkin' Donuts said that it is looking into using cage-free eggs. Now, Yum! Brands —which owns KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut — has …

Food