Evan Kennerdell

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The Egyptian Pantheon

The gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt were an integral part of the people's everyday lives. It is not surprising then that there were over 2,000 …

Study reveals how to have great sex in a long-term relationship

Foreplay and telling your partner you love them are key factors in maintaining a satisfying sex life in a long-term relationship, a new study has …

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sexual Satisfaction

• People who have regular orgasms live longer, seem to have less stress and enjoy lower rates of heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and …

Breast Cancer

Why Norwegians Say “Texas” When They Mean “Crazy”

If you haven’t heard by now, the American press recently picked up on an interesting linguistic phenomenon in Norway, where the word “Texas” is slang …

Language

This year marks a new language shift in how English speakers use pronouns

You’ve probably come across the singular pronoun “they” recently. Perhaps it was in the Washington Post’s recent addition of it to the paper’s style guide. Perhaps it was in this BBC article about gender-neutral pronouns. Perhaps it was in this viral Tumblr post comparing singular “they” to …

Linguistics

Six Revelations About Women and Sex

Today's revelation that the G-spot may be a figment of women's imaginations is just one of several studies in recent months putting the spotlight on …

Get Tangled in These Mythical God Family Trees

The romantic lives of mythical gods (Greek, Egyptian, Norse, and otherwise) are often complicated and dramatic. With frequent affairs and …

In Ireland: English as a Foreign Language

Generally when I've moved to a new place I am in language learning mode: learning new words everyday, being puzzled by expressions, and dealing with …

Magica Sexualis: Your Quick And Dirty Guide To The Erotic Occult

If you've ever suspected that a good orgasm may be the key to unlocking the dark secrets of the universe, read on.<p><i>Warning: This article contains explicit content and may not be appropriate for work environments.</i><p>"This testimony we teach: that the sacred law of love regulates not only the earth, but …

7 Powerful Habits Of Insanely Creative People

Genuinely creative people are few and far between, but there's plenty to learn from them. Check out these 7 habits of insanely creative people.

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Simple yet accurate.<p>Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti …

Depression

The Best Whiskeys From the Strangest Places

Hint: Not Tennessee.<p>Every time I write a whiskey piece, commenters argue. (I'm not talking about the pedants who debate whether it's spelled "whiskey" or "whisky.") They're arguing over who truly makes the world's finest. Most Americans seem to think it's bourbon coming out of Kentucky. Others …

Whiskey

Anyone who loves coffee and bourbon should put the two together immediately — here's how

And guess what? Making it is as easy as mixing bourbon and whole espresso beans and waiting patiently for six hours.<p>I first tried coffee-infused bourbon in the aptly named Cold-Fashioned at The New York Edition hotel's Clocktower restaurant. It uses the infused bourbon to mimic the taste of …

Graphic Novels and Animated Films Come Together for the DC Comics Collection

Today marks the release of DC Entertainment's first-ever Graphic Novel & DVD/Blu-Ray sets. The first six are available for $26.99 and feature …

5 Sad Truths You Just Have To Accept If You Want To Find A Lasting Relationship In The Age Of Modern Dating

You’re not the only one feeling totally overwhelmed and frustrated with the ever-changing nuances of modern dating, especially online dating.<p>What …

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Top 10 Sexiest Cosplay Girls You Need To Follow

<b>Cosplay has grown into a cult movement centred around pop culture and science fiction iconography.</b><p>Gaming and cartoon characters, superheroes, even …

Nine “corrections” of English that make smart people look silly

Some people simply cannot stand by and watch the cold-blooded murder of the English tongue. They are very angry—though do not literally explode—when “literally” is used for emphasis. A preposition is something they hate to see a sentence ended with. Bad grammar makes them positively nauseated but …

Linguistics

10 Great Underrated Whiskeys

Sure Pappy's fantastic, but don't let these great, accessible, well-priced whiskeys be tragically ignored.<p>Last month I wrote a piece called<i>10 Highly Drinkable Beers That No One Is Drinking</i>—and then every pedantic Facebook commenter logged on to say, "r u crazy? I drink those ALL THE TIME!"<p>Fair …

Whiskey

Meet The Obscure Exclamation Comma: Because Excitement Can Happen In The Middle Of A Sentence

World, meet the exclamation comma -- the punctuation mark you didn’t know existed, but that you almost certainly need in your life.<p>The exclamation comma is, as its name suggests, a symbol that looks like an exclamation point, only with a comma instead of a period at its base. As the Grammarly blog …

Language

25 June 2015: The rise of global English, the language of gender identity, and the surprisingly long history of twerk: an Oxford English Dictionary update

Today the <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i> (<i>OED</i>) announces its latest update, ushering in nearly 500 new words and over 900 newly revised and updated words. …

This Is How Much Your Favorite Superheroes Have Changed

21 Superheroes. Countless deaths, resurrections, renumberings, gender changes and new costumes.

Comics

How the Word ‘Father’ Unlocked the History of Language

In the 1700s it was clear to European scholars that certain languages were related to each other. French <i>ciel</i>, Spanish and Italian <i>cielo</i>, and …

The Best and Worst Alcohol to Drink If You Want to Lose Weight

<i>Summer often means hanging by the pool and sipping a cold one. But this can be tricky if you're trying to lose weight. YourTango is here with the best and worst alcohol to drink if you want to keep pounds off.</i><p>Piña coladas are not your friend.<p>We live for our happy hour dates but by doing so, are we …

Microdosing -- a new, low-key way to use psychedelics

At the fifth annual Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics conference in New York City in October 2011, pioneering psychedelic researcher Dr. James …

13. The Dark Knight Rises Featured Batman In Daylight For The First Time Ever

Easy to miss if you're not thinking about it, The Dark Knight Rises actually features Batman in action in the daylight for the first time. That was a …