Autumn Orcutt

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Art That Hurts

<i>Cynthia Sitton, The Sycamores, 2014, oil on linen, 36 x 48 inches.</i><p>It is unusual to see people crying over artwork these days. Most contemporary art seems to purposefully distance itself from emotion, relegating human sentiment to some basement realm far from the light of intellectual discourse. We …

Art

Powerful Photos Show Some of the Hate Interracial Couples Still Face

This is upsetting.<p>Arkansas-based photographer Donna Pinckley uses her talents to highlight the struggles interracial couples still face in 2015. In an exhibit entitled "Sticks and Stones," she uses photos to powerfully demonstrate that things can still be difficult for people who date (and marry) …

Relationships

14 Little Things Every Guy Does When He's Really Into the Girl He's Dating

1. <b>Texts her throughout the day.</b> You just met your boo and you have a good feeling, like, a <i>really</i> good feeling. You can't stop thinking about her. You'll text her while you're in class, you'll text her while you're in a meeting, you'll text her while you're crossing the road. BEEP BEEP!<p>2. <b>Loses …

Relationships

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party.<p>The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on …

Government

Psychedelics Could Trigger A 'Paradigm Shift' In Mental Health Care

Is American medicine on the brink of a psychedelic revolution?<p>It's seeming more and more likely. A scientific review of the existing research into the therapeutic applications of psychedelics, published last week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, highlights the enormous potential of …

Johns Hopkins University

Mom Awakens From Coma When She Hears Her Baby Crying

"Rylan saved her mom's life."<p>When Shelly Ann Cawley went into labor a year ago, things did not go as she had planned,<i>People</i> reports. She had to undergo an emergency C-section. Her baby girl, Rylan, was delivered healthy. But things looked bad for Shelly Ann.<p>The North Carolina mom was put under for …

North Carolina

How To Make A Woman Orgasm, As Told By That Exact Woman

<i>This story was originally published on August 21, 2015.</i><br>Tumblr is a useful tool in all areas of life — whether you need help identifying the worst …

The Stroke Risk Factors All Women Should Know

Strokes aren’t just an old-person problem—and not recognizing seemingly-innocent symptoms (such as neck pain) may put you in danger<p>It was 4 a.m. on …

Grand Rapids

Alzheimer’s disease could be transmitted through some medical procedures

The human body is a weird wonder. Despite centuries of study, we are still discovering completely new phenomena. The most recent addition is the evidence that neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s—considered mostly diseases of aging—could be passed on from one person to another through …

Dementia

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

What It's Like to Be the Woman at a Pickup Artist Workshop

I felt less like a piece of meat than I expected.<p>I first read <i>The Game</i>, the controversial bestseller exploring the culture of pickup artists (PUAs, for short), when I was 22 and I've remained fascinated ever since. The PUA lifestyle, which has a reputation for being misogynistic, manipulative, and …

Relationships

The Relationship Between Poverty and Unwed Births

In 2014, 40.6 percent of all children in the United States were born to unmarried mothers. That includes close to 72 percent of black children, 53 …

Demographics

Colourblind man sees in glorious technicolour for first time

Watch as a man makes his colourblind best friend's dreams come true with a pair of Enchroma colour correction glasses<p>A man made his colourblind best friend's dreams come true when he gave him a pair of glasses that allowed him to see in glorious technicolour for the first time.<p>Brant Estes can be …

7 Things We Truly Miss About Old-School Dating

Many of us remember, appreciate and long for the days of traditional dating. You know, proper courting. Yes, way before the world of swiping left and right, meeting solely for the purpose of one-night stands and the agony that is online dating, the game of love had, well, actual rules. Sort of.<p>We …

Relationships

12 Things Every Twentysomething Should Know About Depression

There's a reason you don't feel like the horny and wild young person everyone expects you to feel like.<p><b>1. If you're younger than 25, it's even harder to deal with depression because your brain isn't even done developing yet.</b> The prefrontal cortex, which controls your impulses and ability to reason, …

Depression

21 Adorkable Ways To Let Your Nerd Flag Fly At Your Wedding

The most memorable weddings are the ones that feel true to the couple's style and interests -- no matter how quirky or geeky they might be!<p>Whether you and your spouse-to-be are "Star Wars" fanatics, diehard Whovians, comic book junkies or bookworms, below are 21 fun ways to incorporate your nerdy …

Weddings

Carrying A Baby? Top 5 Travel Tips For Pregnant Women | Nigeria’s Entertainment News, Music, Video, Lifestyle

Planning a trip while pregnant? Whether it is an essential family visit, a critical business trip or just mind-clearing ‘babymoon’, the idea of …

Pregnancy

Sex Is Supposed to Be Spontaneous?

There are so many harmful myths about how sex is supposed to happen and one of the worst is that it is supposed to be spontaneous. Most people never question the validity of the harmful social messages we've been brought up on because they pervade our atmosphere like the air we breathe. Once you …

Dating

Chinese Valentine’s Day: How young people in China are trying to find love

Mass dating parties are on the rise as pressure to marry young mounts, leaving many 20 and 30-somethings on the lookout for love on Chinese Valentine's Day<p>Valentines Day is a time for couples to celebrate romance by exchanging chocolate and overpriced flowers. Not so in China. Qixi, the Chinese …

Relationships

Scientists On Aphrodisiacs: What Works and What Doesn’t

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Science
LGBTQI

Meet The Christian Fundamentalist Group That Forces Children To Give Birth To Rape Babies

There is nothing wrong with a person or group being religious, so long as that religious belief doesn’t infringe on the rights of another person. Far …

They Told Her 'God Doesn't Belong in America', and Her Response Gave Me the Chills

They Told Her ‘God Doesn’t Belong in America’, and Her Response Gave Me the Chills<p>May, 2015<p>Print this article Font size -16+<p>There is no doubt that …

How School Dress Codes Shame Girls and Perpetuate Rape Culture

Some of our most powerful and lasting ideas about the world around us are learned at school. Hard work pays off. Success comes from working together. …

Feminism

5 Signs You’re Fertile Now

<b>Sign 1: You have a heightened sense of smell</b><br>Is your partner’s postworkout body odor bothering you more than usual? It may not be his fault. A recent …

18 Things Only Other Pregnant Women Will Tell You

Real talk. It’s totally overwhelming sifting through the plethora of pregnancy do this / don’t do that’s all over the Internet, from your tween …

Pregnancy

Family of Brain-Dead Mother Kept on Life Support to Safely Deliver Baby: 'We Will Move Forward for Baby Angel'

Karla Perez had a headache, decided to take a nap, and just one day later, the 22-year-old who was four-and-half-months pregnant was declared brain …