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You’re Wiping Your Butt All Wrong and Probably Injuring Yourself

Butt hurt? You’re not alone. Americans are shit at bathroom hygiene—and now we’re paying the pricePeople are so bad at wiping their butts, doctors …

Plumbing

One Last Piece of Life Advice from Anthony Bourdain

Listening back through my tapes from interviewing Bourdain in 2016, I found a gem.<p>A few days before Christmas 2016, former MUNCHIES Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman and I shared the experience of interviewing Anthony Bourdain at Bemelmans Bar here in New York City. We recorded for nearly four hours, …

Manhattan

Jana never knew so many people had three in a bed.

As things do, after a boozy lunch, we’ve loosened up a little and are discussing things that could make your Grandma blush.<p>It is a safe environment, …

Half of Your Friends Don't Actually Like You, According to Science

A recent study published in the scientific journal <i>PLOS One</i> discovered that people do a surprisingly poor job of perceiving who their true friends …

Psychology

Trump brushes 'dandruff' off Macron's shoulder to 'make him perfect'

President Donald Trump has spent much of his French counterpart’s visit this week talking up the pair's close relationship — so close, in fact, that Trump brushed what he described as a piece of dandruff off Emmanuel Macron’s shoulder on Tuesday “to make him perfect.”<p>“We have a very special …

CFPB's Mick Mulvaney gives lobbying advice to bankers, further infuriating consumer advocates

The nation's acting consumer financial watchdog delivered some good news and lobbying advice this week to the bankers he regulates: He would like to cut off public access to a database of consumer complaints and suggested the industry donate to lawmakers to convince them to weaken his agency's …

Speaking of Evolution, in Non-Threatening Tones

For two years, researchers from the Smithsonian traveled the country to discuss — calmly — the science of human evolution. Here’s why.<p>Rick Potts is …

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Research

GOP's regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-led Senate voted Wednesday to block Obama-era guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure …

5 things Trump did this week while you weren't looking

A busy week in Washington masked some major policy changes.<p>This week’s Washington whirlwind started with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg being grilled by Congress, escalated to President Donald Trump threatening to bomb Syria and House Speaker Paul Ryan announcing his departure—and that was all by …

After war of words, Warren faces off with Mulvaney

In a moment four months in the making, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Thursday got her first face-to-face crack at the man accused of dismantling her brainchild in what turned into an intensely personal showdown.<p>CFPB acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s hearing at the Senate Banking Committee was …

Financial Services

Trump judicial nominee refuses to say if landmark civil rights opinion was correctly decided

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wendy Vitter, one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, refused on Wednesday to say whether a landmark civil rights opinion was correctly decided, triggering outrage and renewed criticism of the President's efforts to reshape the judiciary.<p>At issue was Brown v. the Board of …

Civil Rights

A man in the UK has contracted the first case of untreatable 'super-gonorrhoea' after an encounter with a woman in south-east Asia

The first case of untreatable super-gonorrhoea has been reported in the UK.<p>A man contracted the sexually transmitted disease, believed to be the first case in the world to resist antibiotic treatment, after "sexual contact" with a woman in Southeast Asia.<p>The man's case was described in a report …

Ask Amy: Behavior as teen is upsetting 15 years later

<i>Dear Amy: Fifteen years ago, when I was 16, I stalked one of my teachers. While I never made any threats against them (I loved them), I did everything I could to be close, including joining clubs they moderated, offering gifts, casually going on walks past their house (we lived in the same</i> …

Loneliness

How The Media Bungled The John Kelly Story

Last March, in an article describing the various power centers in the Trump administration, I listed then-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as …

Donald Trump

Why the new Pennsylvania map is a 'huge' deal in the fight for House control

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court redrew the state's congressional lines in advance of the 2018 election</i><i>. (The court had previously ruled that the map drawn by Republicans earlier in the decade</i> <i>was driven mainly by partisan consideration and therefore in violation of the</i> …

Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Encouraged by President Donald Trump, Republicans vowed Tuesday to fight Pennsylvania's new court-imposed map of congressional …

A physicist reveals the secrets of human endurance

A new book explains how our brains can hold our performance back, and how to get around it.<p>Watch the end of a long race, and you’ll notice a strange pattern: The athletes speed up. This happens to 5K runners, Olympic cross-country skiers, and ultramarathoners, who all suddenly find enough gas in …

Marathons

Utah School Renamed in Honor of NASA’s 1st Black Female Engineer

Jackson Elementary School in Salt Lake City will remain Jackson Elementary school, but the name will now have a very different meaning.<p>According to …

Trump's Biggest Con May Be The One He Has Played On American Workers

He promised to defend "forgotten Americans." Then he forgot them.<p>The Donald Trump presidency is now one year old and in many respects ― the unhinged tweeting, the contempt for democratic norms, the potential collusion with a hostile foreign power ― it has been unlike any presidency in history.<p>But …

The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfolded

In an 81-page investigative report released Friday, Las Vegas police gave their most comprehensive timeline to date on how the Oct. 1 massacre unfolded at a country music concert on the Strip.<p>The report did not give any greater insight into why gunman Stephen Paddock, an amateur gambler, opened …

Las Vegas

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

Breakfast Fried Rice for Whenever Serious Hunger Strikes

Breakfast Fried Rice<p>Serves 4<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided <br>3 large eggs, lightly beaten <br>12 ounces uncooked breakfast sausage, casings removed …

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Tip: Get Harder Down There

7 things that will give you better erections (and 2 things that won't).<p>Testosterone: Without adequate levels of testosterone, or more importantly, a …

Porn star Stormy Daniels detailed alleged affair with Trump in 2011 interview

Donald Trump was attending a celebrity golf tournament at a Lake Tahoe resort in July 2006 when he met the adult-film star Stormy Daniels, she later said. Daniels said she took the future president up on his offer to ride around the lakefront course in his golf cart.<p>"That was actually my first time …

Donald Trump

How To Make the Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are a dish that almost everyone, even the most reluctant and befuddled cooks, are willing to tackle. It’s easy to make decent …

Heartland Democrats to Washington: You’re Killing Us

New report blames elitist national party for alienating voters, and threatening the party's chances in 2020.<p>AUSTIN, Ind.—Steering his white Dodge Ram while wearing a tan knit cap, a drab green Carhartt coat and a smear of brown livestock feed on his cheek, Terry Goodin jounced over frozen-hard mud …

Democratic Party

Use Google Wifi to upgrade the Wi-Fi on older PCs and Macs

Here's a quick guide to how to substantially increase your wireless networking performance on older computers without struggling with drivers or …