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Are men incapable of having platonic relationships with women?

We say that sex is always on the male mind, so does that mean any heterosexual man who calls a woman his friend is operating with ulterior motives, asks Gareth May<p>In Thomas Hardy’s tragic rural romance Jude the Obscure, Sue tells her love interest and cousin that women could maintain a non-sexual …

Relationships

The five most disgusting items found in food

Look away if you’re squeamish: a caterpillar found in a burger and these other revolting discoveries are enough to put even the strong-stomached off their lunch<p>Whether you like your burgers medium-rare with cheese or well done with barbecue sauce, there’s one thing we can all agree on: caterpillars …

The "This Girl Can" Video Is Going Viral and Will Inspire You to Break a Sweat

We all know that sometimes the hardest part of working out is actually convincing yourself to start. You tell yourself it's too hard, or you aren't …

How to Remove Glitter from Your Clothing, Face, and Hair

Still finding glitter all over the place from your New Year’s Eve celebration? The hard truth about glitter is that after you’ve had your fun with …

11 Facts About Shoes That Will Knock Your Socks Off

If you're anything like us, you love shoes so much that you can almost never pass up a shoe sale. And you probably have enough pairs of black boots to dress an army.<p>But what do you really know about your beloved shoes? We bet you don't know the story behind the Louboutin red sole. And what do your …

Why This Ice Cream Commercial Won 2014

Food commercials are a guilt-free indulgence. What was the best one of 2014?<p>The best food commercial last year didn't feature lobster claws dripping with butter, cartoon cows, or instantly recognizable mascots. And there weren't the usual waving American flags, tow-headed toddlers, or sassy, …

Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …

South Korean women try American snacks for the first time

'It's like eating belly fat': Watch horrified South Korean women's reactions as they sample America's favourite junk food for the first time<p><b>Youtube</b> …

Sliced: Nutritionists urge pizza restraint, some parents push back

Pizza is one of the most popular foods for many children and teenagers, with a surprisingly high number eating cheesy slices every day. Researchers are now calling for parents to to curb its consumption.<p>Loaded with calories, saturated fat and salt, pizza is the second highest calorie source—running …

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9 Surprising Ways Your Body Can Influence Your Mind

Psychologist Alice Haddon explores the intriguing relationship between our minds and our muscles.<p>Most of us are aware that a positive attitude can improve health and speed recovery from illness, but does this also work the other way around?<p>'Embodied cognition' is a term used by psychologists to …

Psychology

15 Smart Home Must-Haves That'll Make You Feel Like You're Living In The Jetsons

Forget Rosie — we're living in the age of Roombas for your lawn.<p>Tech for your house is smarter than ever — and genuinely useful, not just for show. The newest devices save you time, stress, and finally put an end to those times you accidentally answer the door to that neighbor who's always …

Smart Homes

Gift Guide: For the New Boyfriend

Lure them along without freaking them out.<p>New boyfriends are a lot like cats—fun to cuddle, mandatory to Instagram, and easily spooked. Lure them along without freaking them out with these easy gifts—which are all $40 or under.

Shopping

8 Sex Toys for the Chic Woman

The accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.<p>Women of style never settle for purely utilitarian, from their clothes to their bags to their sex toys. Here, the accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.

12 Hacks to Make Your Home Look More Luxe

We love design inspo just as much as the next person, but sometimes peeking at celeb mansions and paging through fancy interior decorating glossies can be a downer. Without unlimited funds, recreating those luxe homes seems totally impossible… until now. We’re sharing 12 affordable hacks to make …

Home Decorating

McDonald’s reveals menu items on the chopping block

Last week McDonald’s announced it would be cutting eight menu items and revamping its menu.<p>So which of your favorites may be getting the axe?<p>The burger chain has revealed products likely be scaled back in 2015 are the Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Premium Chicken Sandwich and Snack Wrap.<p>For Quarter …