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Sexual Pleasure Literally Puts You Into A Trance

Rhythm holds the key to good sex, a study suggests.<p>Many people feel that they “lose control” in the climax of a sexual encounter, and research shows this is a very apt description of what’s going on in the brain.<p>In a paper in the journal Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology last month, …

The Brain

Google rumors point to 'Pixel' phones, 4K Chromecast

The answer to the question of what Google will call its upcoming Nexus phones may turn out to be not Nexus at all. <i>Android Central</i> first reported a name change last week, while tonight <i>Android Police</i> notes sources saying there will be two devices, one 5-inch phone called the Pixel and a 5.5-inch …

Germany asks EU to investigate Fiat Chrysler diesel cheating allegations

German authorities claim that three FCA vehicles have the ability to switch off emissions systems.<p>After Volkswagen admitted to deceiving most of the world regarding its diesel emissions, a number of governments have ramped up testing of <i>all</i> diesel vehicles, in the event any other company tried to …

Diesel Emissions

Trump’s latest plan would target at least 5 million undocumented immigrants for deportation

Businessman Donald Trump has become the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for president.<p>Businessman Donald Trump officially became the Republican nominee at the party’s convention in Cleveland.<p>PHOENIX — Donald Trump’s latest immigration proposals would require a dramatic and costly expansion …

Immigration

How Much Protein Do You Really Need for Strength Training?

It’s well established that consuming protein after weightlifting helps repair and build muscle. But how much do you need in order to maximize …

Forget what you heard: Jupiter does not orbit the sun

NASA's Juno probe just passed closer to Jupiter than any human-made craft ever. And no surprise, photos confirm that the fifth planet from the sun looks huge up close. <i>Huge.</i><p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually orbit the sun. Not exactly. With 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets in …

Astronomy

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Trump to give immigration speech amid major questions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Sunday night he plans to make a "major speech" on immigration during his stop in Arizona on Wednesday.<p>"I will be making a major speech on ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION on Wednesday in the GREAT State of Arizona. Big crowds, looking for a larger venue," Trump's tweet …

Donald Trump

Our closest galactic neighbor may also have a habitable planet

Earth has a new intergalactic neighbor.<p>On Wednesday, astronomers announced they have detected an Earth-like planet in a neighboring solar system in the so-called "Goldilocks zone” — areas of space that are neither too hot nor too cold for water to exist, something that would allow for the …

New kind of virus makes scientists rethink infection

The virus comes in many parts<p>A new kind of virus is making scientists rethink how infection works. This virus, found in mosquitoes, is broken up into several pieces. If the mosquito doesn’t come into contact with at least a few pieces, it won’t get infected.<p>This shakes up our existing knowledge, …

Obama creating world's largest protected area off Hawaii coast

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama is expanding a national monument off the coast of his native Hawaii, establishing the largest protected marine sanctuary in the world, the White House announced Friday.<p>Obama's expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will more than …

Conservation

Science Says Your Bad Job Is Killing You

We all have a fear that our 9-to-5 work life is taking a toll on our well-being. Guess what? It is.<p>We all have a fear that our 9-to-5 working life has the ability to take a toll on our well-being--perhaps a devastating one. Whether it's mental, physical, or emotional, working a job that we're not …

Toxic time bomb: Here's the science that explains why microbeads are a disaster

In 1976 John Ugelstad did something only previously achieved by Nasa: he made a series of tiny, spherical polystyrene beads of exactly the same size. …

Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel

Every year, humans advance climate change and global warming - and quite likely our own eventual extinction - by injecting about 30 billion tonnes of …

‘Healthy’ sweeteners, protein-powerhouse quinoa and other nutrition myths, debunked

Is agave really better than white sugar? Will cleansing help my body detoxify? We all hunger for nutrition advice, but not all the advice you hear is worth believing. Here are the truths behind five common nutrition myths:<p>Processed meat causes cancer<p>Remember last year’s scary headline? “World …

Nutrition

Upbeat U.S. factory data suggests business spending stabilizing | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose for a second straight month in July as demand for machinery and a range of other products picked up, offering a tentative sign that a business spending downturn was starting to ease.<p>Louisville Assembly Plant employees work …

Economy

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