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The real reason why we have sex

Science may have just learned the real reason we have sex — and, no, it’s not just because it feels good.<p>Evolutionarily speaking, sexual reproduction …

Sexuality

Facebook break can boost wellbeing, study suggests

Taking a break from Facebook can boost emotional wellbeing and life satisfaction, with the effects particularly pronounced among people who “lurk” on the social network without actively engaging with others, a study suggests.<p>The research by the University of Copenhagen showed the effects of …

Social Media

Medicare Pays For A Kidney Transplant, But Not The Drugs To Keep It Viable

The federal government will pay more than $100,000 to give someone a kidney transplant, but after three years, the government will often stop paying for the drugs needed to keep that transplanted kidney alive.<p>Constance Creasey is one of the thousands of people who find themselves caught up by this …

Health Care

Google, Facebook and Twitter face lawsuit over Orlando shootings

Google, Facebook and Twitter are being sued by families of the Orlando shooting victims for allowing Isis propaganda to proliferate on their services.<p>…

Beijing's Air Pollution is Frightening. This Video Shows Just How Bad It Gets

Winters in Beijing are grim. It’s not just the subzero temperatures and shortened days that feel so oppressive; the year-end chill means even more …

Germany threatens Facebook with new laws forcing it to tackle hate speech and fake news

Germany may force social networks to pay hefty fines if they fail to swiftly tackle hate speech online.<p>A proposed set of new measures it is …

Hacking investigation battle heats up

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans outraged at Russia's alleged meddling in the US election -- and frustrated at some in their own party for not taking on the issue more aggressively -- are turning to an unlikely new source of pressure for action: Democrats.<p>In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Government

Looking For Bargains, Many Americans Buy Medicines Abroad

As drug prices have spiraled upward, tens of millions of generally law-abiding Americans have committed an illegal act in response: They have bought prescriptions medicines outside the U.S. and imported them.<p>Take Debra Miller, of Collinston, La., who traveled to Mexico four times a year for 10 …

Health Care

This creepy website reveals exactly how the web is tracking you in real time

We all know the internet tracks our every move, but it’s not something we always acknowledge. Google, for example, knows everything about us using …

Mall of America Hires First Ever Black Santa

Larry Jefferson, a professional Santa Claus, got a big career bump this holiday season when the Mall of America hired him out of an annual Santa …

To Use Or Not To Use Coconut Oil...That Is The Question!

Image Credit: yourhealthtube.com<p>Many people use coconut oil because it is really popular. Recently, as a nutritionist, I have been asked a lot about …

Komodo National Park: Indonesia's very own Jurassic World

<i>“Where are my dragons?!”</i><p>I couldn’t resist uttering that line with my best Daenerys Targaryen impersonation when we finally stepped foot in <b>Komodo</b> …

What’s the Longest Humans Can Live? 115 Years, New Study Says

On Aug. 4, 1997, Jeanne Calment passed away in a nursing home in France. The Reaper comes for us all, of course, but he was in no hurry for Mrs. Calment. She died at age 122, setting a record for human longevity.<p>Jan Vijg doubts we will see the likes of her again. True, people have been living to …

Demographics

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