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The Best Way to Raise Your Erotic IQ | Men's Health

sther Perel wants to improve your sex life. So listen to her.<p>Her lucid insights fill two books (her classic, <i>Mating in Captivity</i>, and her hot new one, <i>The State of Affairs</i>, out Oct. 10), mesmerizing TED Talks, and a voyeuristic new podcast (Where Should We Begin?) featuring her real couples-therapy …

Is Google is tracking you? Find out here

With location reporting, Google can track your whereabouts, which you may find useful, interesting or invasive. Learn how to check if Google is tracking you and how to stop it if it is.<p>I had location history enabled for Google Maps and didn't know it. I found it interesting to see which spots …

Maps

Keep an eye on Char-Broil's Wi-Fi gas grill from your phone

Char-Broil has created an $800 outdoor gas grill with Wi-Fi so you can keep track of your grill temp from inside your house.<p>Smart cooking has come to your back patio with the Char-Broil SmartChef Tru-Infrared 3-Burner Gas Grill. The $800 grill has built-in Wi-Fi so that you can connect to the …

Cooking

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions

WASHINGTON — President Trump has directed his administration to enforce the nation’s immigration laws more aggressively, unleashing the full force of the federal government to find, arrest and deport those in the country illegally, regardless of whether they have committed serious crimes.<p>Documents …

Immigration

On His Father's 129th Birthday Marcus Garvey's Son Seeks Presidential Pardon

Julius Garvey spent Wednesday, his father's 129th birthday, by taking a note from his social activist handbook.<p>The 82-year-old, semi-retired doctor spent the day highlighting his quest to get the first African American president to posthumously pardon his father, Marcus Garvey, a civil rights …

Black History

We’re All Paying Top-Dollar for Fake Food

CULINARY COUNTERFEITS

Science Says The Secret To A Happy Marriage Is Drinking Together

F*ck yeah.<p>Couples who drink together, stay together. At least, that's what a new study says, and we're not complaining.<p>According to a study published in <i>The Journals of Gerontology</i>, couples who drink may have "decreased negative marital quality over time." The study analyzed 2,767 older couples (50 …

Alcohol

I Proposed to My Boyfriend with an Engagement Watch

"I asked my fiancé if he was sad he didn't get to propose. He isn't, he thinks this is great."<p>For me, love has no boundaries and nor does equality. Perhaps that is why I spent the better half of this year planning various ways to propose to my now fiancé. I ran through a lot of options: should I …

Relationships

4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating

The post 4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating appeared first on Trello Blog.You have a huge deadline hanging over your head, and you know …

Procrastination

The Most Powerful Protein Shake Ingredients You're Not Using

Studies show that high-protein smoothies are highly effective at rushing nutrients to your muscles—which is why I recommend you have one of your two …

Nutrition

Jesse Williams Continues to Speak Out: 'People Are Out Here Suffering'

Jesse Williams — who earned wide praise for his speech about racial inequality at the BET Awards on Sunday — continued to speak out about injustice …

NBA Free Agents 2016: Latest Rumors on Kevin Durant, Joakim Noah and More

For the past few years, everyone’s been talking about "next summer this" and "future summers that."<p>This is one they were referring to.<p>Kevin Durant is arguably the biggest star since LeBron James to dive head-first into the free-agency waters after his Oklahoma City Thunder let a 3-1 lead in the …

NBA

7 foods you shouldn't be refrigerating

Feel like you're playing Jenga every time you put a tupperware into your fridge? There's good news: Most of the stuff in your fridge probably doesn't need to be there anyway.<p>Toss those tomatoes to the curb, er, countertop. According to the Farmers' Almanac, these foods don't actually need to be in …

Eat Yourself Calm: 10 Foods That Fight Anxiety

Anxiety can be caused by several internal and external factors, but there’s a natural way to manage it that many people don’t yet know about.<p>The …

Wellness

A Visual History Of Urbanization, From The World's First City In 3700 BC To The Present

From Sumer to Sacremento, this map shows the full history of urbanization around the world. Watch as world's cities are born one-by-one, beginning with [arguably] the world's first city in 3700 BC and continuing up to the present.<p>The history of urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD (interactive</i> …

This fascinating map shows how OPEC's oil flows around the world

Every major economy around the world is fueled by oil, and a lot of them run on oil produced by OPEC.<p>In its "Annual Statistical Bulletin," the cartel shared a map tracking OPEC's crude and refined oil flows around the world.<p>Members in the Middle East export the largest percentage of crude and …

The world's 19 most expensive cities to live in

The investment consultancy firm Mercer has ranked the world's most expensive cities to live in as part of its annual Cost of Living Survey.<p>Contrary …

66 Million Americans Have No Emergency Savings

Many Americans are woefully ill-prepared for an unplanned expense, so much so that a whopping 66 million U.S. adults have zero dollars saved for an emergency, according to a new study.<p>When broken down by age, those in Generation X fared the worst: One-third of people ages 36 to 51 said they had …

Retirement

Microsoft to help bring marijuana business to the cloud

The software giant has partnered with Kind Financial to offer cloud-computing software for state and local governments that helps keep tabs on marijuana sales.<p>Microsoft has just gingerly stepped into the business of marijuana. You read that right. As first reported by The New York Times, the …

Cannabis

75 cheesy recipes that will make you melt

<strong>5 cheeses in one pot? Done! The ultimate in melty, gooey deliciousness, this epic pasta is super easy to make. All you need to do is cook the …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

This state is about to become the first where targeting police is a hate crime

In many states, extra punishment is meted out to those who commit crimes against others because of their race or religion. Such hate-crime laws elevate the heinousness of crimes in which people are targeted because of their identity, their belonging to a group.<p>While hate-crime laws often refer to …

Law Enforcement

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

California

Research finds that people are happiest on Saturdays — here's how to recreate 'weekend happiness' every day

At least that's what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26 p.m. seems strange, there have been multiple studies to back up that people are generally happier on weekends.<p>A team of researchers from Rochester University found that regardless of how much money you make, how many hours you …

Happiness

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The …

Books

Want to be more charismatic? Science finds out how

It doesn't matter how smart you are - as long as you're quick<p>Want people to think you're charismatic? Then think fast - and don't worry too much about accuracy.<p>According to a new study by researchers at the University of Queensland, an ability to think, and act, quickly plays a vital part in …

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

Aggressive rooftop solar proposal clears key legal hurdle

One of the nation's most aggressive rooftop solar initiatives has cleared a critical hurdle.<p>The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday approved a ballot initiative that would deregulate a growing sector of the electricity industry in that state.<p>The proposed ballot initiative by Floridians for Solar …

Solar Power

I Don't Want to Be Rich (and I Don't Think You Do Either)

Okay. Confession time.<p>I don't want to be rich.<p>I have no interest in it, and here's the thing... I don't think most of you want to be rich either.<p>I think that if you really wanted to be rich you'd be doing a lot of things differently. You might have gotten a different kind of education (not that …

6 Guys Spent a Week Eating 6,000 Calories a Day. Here’s What Happened

Researchers take a peek at what happens inside your body when you binge<p>The average guy eats about 2,500 calories a day. So what would happen if you ate more than double that amount for a week straight? Some seriously scary stuff, according to new research published in the journal <i>Science</i> …