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Scientists have discovered a potential cure for cocaine addiction: skin grafts

Addiction to any drug—be it alcohol, tobacco, opioids or illicit drugs, like cocaine—is a chronic disease that causes a compulsive drug-seeking behavior individuals find difficult or impossible to control even when they are aware of the harmful, often deadly consequences.<p>Long-term use changes the …

Stem Cells

Cammers Explain How to Take Good Nudes

"It's easy for close-up shots of your junk to look weird."<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE UK</i>.<p>Taking nudes is difficult. You might be snuggled in bed, wearing your pajamas when the person you're seeing texts you asking for one.<p>Panic sets in—how does one act sexy? You must pretend your life …

Queer Eye

Don't be fooled by the role play! Women who act as 'submissive' in BDSM sex are AROUSED by other people's pain

Women who act as 'submissive' during the sex act BDSM are less empathetic to other people's suffering.<p>Females who enjoy being tied to the bed or …

The Brain

6 reasons why a two-week vacation could be too long

It may be tempted to stack vacation days over two work-weeks, but experts say that may be a bit too long to be away from your office. Sure, travel …

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

Emotional Intelligence

Jessica Alba’s self-confidence hack might surprise you

Jessica Alba seems confident, but she admits that in the past, she’s made the mistake of placing too much weight on other people’s voices. The …

Jessica Alba

Regency rendezvous: inside the world of Jane Austen fandom

I wanted to know and understand why they wanted to dress up as 19th-century women Alejandra<p>We have a break from the news and the real world and have fun and spend time with like-minded people Sophie<p>Sophie Andrews was 16 when she discovered Jane Austen’s novels. Handed Pride and Prejudice as a GCSE …

National Trust

City with a past: why classical and modern Athens are at war | Michael Scott

The conflict between ancient and modern is seen more clearly in Athens than elsewhere because one moment of its history is celebrated over any other<p>Take a seat at the cafe Mouses at the corner of Adrianou and Agiou Filippou streets in central Athens and, looking one way, you have a fantastic view …

Athens

Jesse Eisenberg on Woody Allen, anxiety and fatherhood: ‘Now I get to worry about something visible’

Jesse Eisenberg has a reputation for not suffering fools, for witheringly knocking down any stupid questions that are put to him. In the 12 years since his breakout role as a callow, Kafka-referencing teen in Noah Baumbach’s The Squid and the Whale, he has made his name with characters who are – or …

Woody Allen

How BoJack Horseman became the most empathetic show on television

Since BoJack Horseman first came out in 2014, it has gained both critical acclaim, as well as a staunchly loyal following of viewers who enjoy the show’s seamless blend of whimsical animation and earnest exploration of the human condition. Throughout the series, we follow the experiences of BoJack, …

BoJack Horseman

7 Basic Diet Rules to Follow For Scoring a Great Skin

Wellness and lasting beauty comes from within. Healthy body translates into a healthy, great looking skin. That is actually a no brainer. Our skin is …

Digestion

4 secrets to reading body language like an expert

How important is body language?<p>About 55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …

Faceted Classification

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

How Some Neuromyths Just Don’t Go Away

Some commonly held ideas about what we know about the brain are nothing more than myth, and a new study recently published in <i>Frontiers of Psychology</i> …

9 Surprising Signs You May Be Smarter Than Average

Conventional wisdom may point to smart people having advanced levels of cognition, creativity, or emotional intelligence, but if you ever wondered whether you belong with the brainy bunch, these nine signs may confirm what you already know.<p>1. You're the first child in the family.<p>A study of 250,000 …

Albert Einstein

What is this thing called love?

Getting the facts right.<p>What is an emotion?<p>Everyone from Plato to Taylor Swift has pondered the meaning of love. But, in the last two decades, …

Like many relationship stories, the history of St. Valentine is full of torture and pain

Valentine’s Day may be beloved by romance-flushed individuals keen to express their passion, and by retailers for the massive windfalls of cash it generates ($18.2 billion in the US this year) in cards, toy bears, and items adorned with hearts, but for others—the single among us, for example—it’s a …

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

What’s The Greatest Logo Of All Time?

From IBM to I ❤ NY, designers at Pentagram, Moving Brands, Under Consideration, and more pick their favorites.<p>A logo is meant to be a brand’s most enduring symbol, a graphic totem that distills a company’s essence down into a single graphical mark that is beautiful, flexible, and memorable. …

The world's smallest cars are amazing feats of design and engineering - CNN Style

Written by John McIlroy, for CNN<p>John McIlroy is Deputy Editor of Auto Express and Carbuyer.<p>The automobile is a status symbol to many -- bought to reflect our characters, to show what we aspire to be, or demonstrate how well we're doing in life. The larger and more luxurious the vehicle, the better. …

What It's Like to Be a Stay-at-Home Dad | The Art of Manliness

<i>Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men about their jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and</i> …

Parenting

Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …

The perils of ‘flying while Muslim’

Last week a British woman was detained after reading a book about Syria on a flight. Her case highlights the paranoia and discrimination faced by Muslim passengers. So, who’s to blame – airlines, governments or a culture of fear?<p>On March 26 this year, Hasan Aldewachi was on his way back from a …

Are Some Kinds of Sex Work 'Better' Than Others?

I asked strippers, cam girls, dominatrixes, and prostitutes, and two hierarchies emerged.<p>"I'm not a prostitute," my friend Cara told me from across the table. "But I did go on a date. For money."<p>Two strong drinks into happy hour, Cara explained that a mixture of sexual frustration, boredom, and …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

Watch: 42-year-old Luke Aikins becomes first person to jump and land without chute

<b>Los Angeles:</b> A 42-year-old skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps made history Saturday when he became the first person to leap without a parachute and …

India launches huge search for Jai, the nation's famous tiger

Indian newspapers carry daily reports on speculation about whereabouts of tiger, with millions following search online<p>A search is under way in India for the country’s most famous tiger, with millions of adoring fans worried about the big cat known as Jai who went missing three months ago.<p>Named …

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …