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Golden State Killer suspect lived in quiet suburb; neighbors left stunned

Neighbors in this Sacramento suburb watched stunned as a ranch house became became a center of the investigation into the notorious Golden State Killer, who preyed on victims across California in the 1970s and 1980s.<p>The crush of police vehicles, media trucks and yellow crime scene tape stood out in …

Crime

Skeleton of child trying to shelter from Vesuvius eruption uncovered in Pompeii

Archeologists in Pompeii have discovered the skeleton of a child who tried in vain to hide from the cataclysmic eruption of Mt Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago.<p>It is the first time in about 50 years that a child’s skeleton has been found in the remains of the ancient Roman city, which lies just …

Archaeology

Why You Should Check Your Partner for Testicular Cancer—and How to Do It

You might be the first to notice something's off about his health. I was.<p>Jimmy and I were luxuriating in bed one lazy weekend morning in December …

Cancer

Things We Find Gross About Ourselves That Our Partners Find Hot

"I used to get ringworms quite a lot, my ex was fascinated by it."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>Look: Everyone has things about themselves that they find gross. Who hasn't loudly declared that something stinks only to sniff their pits and realize it's them, or received oral sex from …

Threading

Missing Mexican students were killed, dissolved in acid after mistaken identity: authorities

“Words can’t explain the dimension of this madness," director Guillermo del Toro tweets. "The 'why' is unthinkable, the 'how' is terrifying.”<p>Three Mexican film students who went missing in March in Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco, were kidnapped, tortured and killed, and their bodies were …

Mexico

Man 'asked to rape eight-year-old girl held captive one last time before she was strangled and stoned to death'

A police officer allegedly asked to rape an eight-year-old girl one last time before she was strangled and stoned to death.<p>Asifa Bano was held …

Crime

Mom Creates Kid-Friendly Way To Learn About Money — And It’s Genius

This mom’s financial lesson to her daughter is completely brilliant<p>Remember when you first started earning a paycheck and had to learn how to budget …

8 Protein-Packed Crockpot Dinner Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Pack on the protein (and vitamins and minerals) without spending hours cooking over a stove by putting your slow cooker to good use. These eight …

7 Compelling Reasons to Have More Sex

Everyone knows that, along with eating chocolate and drinking wine, having sex is one of the best things you can do for your health…<p>In all …

Immune System

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the device as they …

Public Health

Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole Blanco Recipe

"A great soup for casual entertaining."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2- to 2-inch pieces<p>1/4 cup Mazola® Corn …

Hands Down, These Are the 10 Best Conditioners For Fine Hair

For those with fine hair, it's a constant struggle to find a conditioner that won't weigh down strands or flatten roots. A conditioner is one of the essential parts of a haircare routine, and you shouldn't have to fall victim to a limp mane after applying one! Thankfully, many brands have taken the …

Things Every Homeowner Should Do In The Spring

Every year at about this time, I start to think about all the projects that have been piling up over the winter. By March, my to-do list has gotten …

Bookmark This: All of the Doctor's Appointments You Need to Have Regularly

If you've ever felt like you're the only person in the world who's either afraid to go to the doctor, or you simply have a difficult time prioritizing routine appointments, you're not alone. A study conducted by three doctors in 2015 found that over a third of respondents avoided going to the …

Real Women Reveal Why They Stopped Wearing Eyelash Extensions

There are plenty of pros and cons of eyelash extensions and the arguments for both sides are very compelling. Take it from 29-year-old beauty lover …

Why is my hair falling out? The prevention tips you need to know

Here's how to tackle hair loss with confidence.<p>Women joke about tearing their hair out when they’re stressed, but for those dealing with real hair loss, it’s no joke.<p>Hair loss can be frustrating, surprising and downright disheartening, and according to the American Hair Loss Association, women …

The Gross Reason You Should Never Shave Your Legs Before a Pedicure

Shaving your legs before a pedicure—and thereby sparing an innocent stranger from having to touch your prickly calves—seems like a no-brainer. But …

Skin Care

5 Anti-Aging Drugstore Moisturizers Every Woman Over 30 Should Be Using, According To A Dermatologist

Everything changes once you hit 30. This is especially true for your skin. Gone are the carefree days of *forgetting* sunscreen and taking off your …

A Trainer Shares 3 Kettlebell Exercises That'll Give You a Toned Booty

The kettlebell can seem like a weird contraption, especially if you've never used it before. But before you just glance over it the next time you're at the gym, consider giving it a try. Kettlebells are great for building up grip and core strength, and you can achieve more movement with them than …

15 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Moved In With My Boyfriend

Welcome to Cohabitation 101, class.

Relationships

How to lose weight through walking: 4 small tweaks to your walking technique that can help you tone

This will help you lose weight, tone up and improve your balance<p>Whether you consider yourself to be a hiker, daily dog-walker or a simple …

Why You Should Never Order Drinks With Ice, Bartenders Say

At your next company happy hour, you may want to consider ordering your mixed drinks “neat,” or at room temperature—without ice.<p><i>Business Insider</i> …

Here’s what happens to your body when you stop having sex

So what effect does stopping sex have on your body?<p>According to <i>The Sun</i>, it will inevitably take a toll on your body and general psyche if you go from …

Why heart attack symptoms are sometimes missed in women

<b>(CNN) —</b> Among adults 55 and younger, women may be more likely than men to experience lesser-known acute heart attack symptoms in addition to chest pain, a new study has found.<p>And more than half of the doctors seeing women who seek care for those symptoms, prior to being hospitalized, might not even …

Research

This Vaccine Can Prevent Cancer, But Many Teenagers Still Don't Get It

Each year, about 31,000 men and women in the U.S. are diagnosed with a cancer caused by an infection from the human papillomavirus, or HPV. It's the most common sexually transmitted virus and infection in the U.S.<p>In women, HPV infection can lead to cervical cancer, which leads to about 4,000 deaths …

Public Health

How To: Make Anonymous Calls from Your iPhone

When you don't want somebody you're calling to know the real phone number associated with your iPhone, whether it's for privacy reasons, to avoid …

Common sex injury most women don't know about - which lasts for 24 unpleasant hours

'Sex injury' is pretty scary term, but there's one which all sexually active women ought to know about.<p>Not necessarily because it's serious and leads …

‘Time traveller’ claims he’s from the year 5,000 and he has photographic evidence

<b>A ‘time traveller’ who claims he visited the year 5,000 has issued a chilling warning to humanity.</b><p>The traveller, who is only known as ‘Edward’ and …

Travelers

'Sadistic' paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years

Cambridge graduate blackmailed victims over dark web and encouraged rape of child<p>A scientist and university academic described as a “warped and sadistic” paedophile has been jailed for 32 years after blackmailing a string of vulnerable victims, many teenagers, into carrying out depraved sexual and …

Sociology

Seven real-life skills your teenager needs before going away to college

In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year’s were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another student asked me …

College & University