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12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it …

Consciousness

Intermittent Fasting’s Health Benefits Extend Far Beyond Weight Loss

The American habit of eating around the clock is partly responsible for our epidemic of obesity and chronic disease.<p>Intermittent fasting has become a …

Weight Loss

'I Didn't Start Masturbating Until I Turned 30—and It Completely Changed My Life'

Masturbation has health benefits that go beyond sexual pleasure, as one woman found out.<p>By the time I turned 30, I had read a lot about what to …

Los Angeles

9 Clever Hacks That Can Actually Prevent Divorce, According To Research

Relationships might seem like mysterious, unknowable things. Though often it's easy enough to tell when a relationship is doomed from the start, …

Divorce

Why You Should Really Plant Garlic ASAP

Fall is the best time to plant this kitchen essential. Here's how to plant garlic, plus the best ways to use it.<p>You might assume that the end of …

Gardening

Suicide Attempt Survivor Shares Her Story One Year After Face Transplant Surgery

Eleven surgeons conducted the 31-hour face transplant in May 2017.<p>Katie Stubblefield, the youngest American to undergo a face transplant, has a new …

Cleveland Clinic

23 Comics That Capture The Highs And Lows Of Sharing A Bed With Your Partner

Couples will recognize these relatable moments -- both the good and the bad.<p>Sharing a bed with your significant other is an experience that, at times, can feel oh-so-safe and snuggly. Other times, it’s an annoying, uncomfortable pain in the you-know-what.<p>Sure, it’s nice to have a cuddle buddy in …

Relationships

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning

Scientists may have uncovered exactly how eating certain vegetables can prevent colon cancer

Newsflash: Vegetables are good for you! OK, so this may not exactly be news, but a new study from a team of researchers at Imperial College London …

Research

Is Oatmeal Healthy? Here's What the Experts Say

Oatmeal is a near-universally beloved breakfast. While it has historically been enjoyed across Europe, Russia and the U.S., oatmeal is rapidly …

Nutrition

The Khan Academy of the Cl*toris

How do I make her want to have sex more often? What makes a woman have an orgasm? What do women really want in bed? As a woman, how can I really tell …

Khan Academy

Ask a Sex Therapist: What Should I Do if My Partner Is Kinkier Than I Am?

<i>Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolution, a biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin that answers all your most confidential questions to help you achieve the healthy, safe, and joyful sex life that you deserve.</i><p>This week we’re getting started with a …

Relationships

Feeling lonely? Science says you might just need more sleep

Do you ever just feel like you’re in a social slump? It happens to all of us from time to time, and maybe you’re feeling that way right this very …

Psychology

Spy Guide: Supplements All Men Should Be Taking

<b>* Nutritional vitamins and supplements for men’s health and</b> <b>well-being</b><b><br>* Supplements to promote more energy, urinary health, and more</b><b><br>* Highest rated</b> …

Wellness

The Future of Porn Is Only Getting Worse

We interviewed award-winning feminist adult film maker Erika Lust about the impact of FOSTA/SESTA on porn, the problem with age verification checks and the value of education over regulation.<p>When we're all reading books aloud to each other for entertainment again, it's possible that 2018 will be …

Internet

Nearly 50k people have blocked Twitter's biggest advertisers over the Alex Jones debacle (and you can too)

Alex Jones can’t win these days. As the unofficial mascot of conspiracy theorists everywhere, Jones — the man who answers the question: What happens when you turn human skin inside-out and continue to wear it? — has seen his beloved InfoWars brand blocked on every major platform that isn’t a …

Internet

Either This Data is Incorrect or These Physicists Just Changed the World

A paper posted to arXiv last month claims to have achieved superconductivity at room temperature, but other physicists say the data may be incorrect.<p>When it comes to applied quantum mechanics, there are two “holy grails” in the field.<p>One is building a large scale quantum computer and the other is …

Quantum Physics

The One Vitamin You Should Take If You Want To Lose Belly Fat Now, According To Dietitians

Belly fat is one of the hardest things to lose. For most people, it can be a major roadblock in their weight loss journey if they’re not following …

Nutrition

A New Way of Getting High Is as Easy as Applying Deodorant

This could be the future of medicinal marijuana.<p>Just like nearly everyone in Colorado with a chronic health condition, Barbara MacLean has used marijuana medicinally. MacLean, 56, who lives outside of Boulder, has Crohn’s and Lyme diseases. A digital film and special effects producer by trade, she …

Cannabis

6 Tips for Amazing Shower Sex

Did you know that shower sex does not necessarily mean standing sex positions and trying to overcome a height difference? Good sex doesn’t always mean penetration. And when it comes to shower sex, it rarely does. It’s time to get real about sex in the shower so we can all have more orgasms.<p>Shower …

Monkeys

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

5 Favorite Sex Positions from Sex Educators

Who better to ask for tips than women who teach about sex for a living?<p>Do women who teach about sex have access to some sort of Secret Wisdom on the best, more glorious positions? Maybe?? Let's ask 'em some nosy questions and find out!

Curvy

The AI detectives

As neural nets push into science, researchers probe back<p>Jason Yosinski sits in a small glass box at Uber's San Francisco, California, headquarters, …

Deep Learning

New 'triple pill' could eliminate high blood pressure

A new combination drug may have the potential to revolutionize hypertension treatment worldwide, after a clinical trial has declared it safe to use …

High Blood Pressure

What Helps When You’re Suicidal - From Those Who Have Been There

Real-world advice if you're experiencing suicidal thoughts - or supporting someone who is.<p>New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rate in the OECD. This week, VICE spoke to three young women who survived suicidal ideation about their experiences, what being suicidal was like, how they managed to …

Mental Health

6 Fascinating Masturbation Facts, According To A New Survey

There are a lot of great reasons to masturbate. There's a sense that you're getting to know yourself and your needs better, there's a self-care …

Superhot

How to Be a Great Third in a Threesome

The VICE Guide to finding your inner unicorn.<p>For straight cis men, a girl-girl threesome—aka the FMF—is a quintessential sexual fantasy. But bringing this fantasy into reality can take some effort, so much that the third, when they’re a woman, is often referred to as a “unicorn.”<p>“Everyone wants the …

Relationships

Relationship Expert Reveals 15 Reasons Why You Should Cheat On Your BF At Least Once Before Marriage

You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Sure, your family is telling you to settle down and you have a boyfriend in tow, but you just …

Relationships