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Scientists Discover Hidden Switch In Our Immune System For Fighting Cancer

Our body is much better at fighting cancer than we give it credit for.<p>TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images<p>Researchers in Australia may …

Science Says You Can Evolve a Bigger Penis By Simply Fucking More

The beetles have done it, so why not us?<p>If, like me, you're a man who has an inordinate amount of sex, to the point where it becomes a mechanical endeavour, the climax serving only as a momentary distraction from the robotic horror of coitus, then you're in luck. Us heavy-intercourse men are …

Science Says the Secret to a Happy Relationship is Giving Up

Okay, okay, they call it "settling."<p>What was it your mother always told you? About how you're special, and how you should never settle for anything less than you deserve?<p>Yeah, well scientists have gone and shit all over that one, because a new study has decided that the secret to a happy, …

Universal Pictures

Suicide Rates Have Soared in the U.S.

Suicide rates have soared 24 percent in the U.S. since 1999, with the biggest increases among women, federal researchers reported Friday.<p>Increases of just a percent or so each year added up quickly between 1999 and 2014, with startling increases among white women and Native American women, the team …

Mental Health

What I Learned from Having Sex with My Husband for 40 Days Straight

It all started with a birthday present.<p>I'm probably a lot like you: the pace of my days usually rivals the speed of light. And, unfortunately, sex got pushed to the bottom of my to-do list. Luckily, just as my 13-year marriage was poised for a nosedive, I came up with an idea that resurrected my …

The No-Nonsense Quote That Got Me Through The 'Hell' Of Divorce

Your new daily mantra.<p><i>When we first launched HuffPost Divorce in 2010, we featured a series called "Divorce Aphorisms of the Day."</i><p><i>The series -- just like the section itself -- was the brainchild of the late Nora Ephron, a woman whose wit and wisdom on the subject of divorce and heartbreak is</i> …

Relationships

5 Choices You'll Regret Forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.<p>A recent study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by more than 70 decisions a day. The sheer number of decisions we have to make …

Self-improvement

Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flóra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …