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12 Answers To Sex Questions You're Embarrassed To Ask Your Friends

We casually talk about sex with our friends over $13 omelettes, but we can’t bring ourselves to discuss those potentially mortifying personal …

Women's Health

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

A Gift to Our Spirit: On Wasting Time

THERE’S A MOUNTAIN of self-help books out there giving time management strategies and urging us to take charge of our days and wring every drop of …

Literature

If You Haven’t Pooped In Days, Here’s What You Should Do | Runner's World

How often you poop is a personal thing, and according to a recent poll of more than 2,000 adults, almost half of respondents said they poop once a day. Going anywhere from three times daily to three times per week can be healthy—more backup than that is not. Feeling stuck? Deborah Fisher, M.D., of …

Women's Health

Everything You Need To Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

It's so sh*tty—no pun intended.<p>Realistically speaking, there are <i>tons</i> of things worse than stomach issues.<p>But honestly, when you're in the thick of it with irritable bowel syndrome—the cramping, the diarrhea, the constipation (sometimes all three!)—literally anything else seems preferable.<p>But uh, …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Protecting against cognitive decline

While there's currently no treatment that can prevent or cure dementia, researchers have identified some factors that may help protect you from …

Dementia

5 Common Side Effects of Birth Control Pills

Plus, exactly what you can do to start feeling like yourself again.<p>For plenty of women, taking birth control pills has become as much a part of their routine as brushing their teeth or having a cup of coffee in the morning.<p>In fact, about 26 percent of women who use some form of contraception are on …

Women's Health

Why you shouldn't settle for low-quality car tint

IMAGE Mark Jesalva<p><b>Tint</b> is all that stands between your car's interior and the consequences of mankind's unending dependence on fossil fuels. It keeps …

Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong

No YOU’RE fine.<p>Why can’t women pick a restaurant? Why do women need throw pillows? Why do women go to the bathroom in groups? What’s an eyelash curler? Men have a lot of questions about women. Some of these questions are unanswerable—I have no idea why throw pillows make beds look so much nicer, …

Relationships

Are you competent to talk sexuality to your kid in this digital age?

Michele S. Alignay, psychologist, counselor, author, speaker and mother of two Gen-Z kids, gave a recent talk on "Decoding Family and Sexuality …

Digital Age

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …

Management

31 Of The Best Sex Tips of All Time

You NEED these sex tips in your life! Our sexpert shares how to keep your sex life steamy throughout your relationship.

Condoms

This Is Why You Get Constipated Before Your Period

As your period approaches, it's like everything that's normal with your body goes out the window. Some women see a dip in their energy level while others suffer from mood swings, but one of the most common PMS symptoms include a change in digestion. If you tend to poop more during your period or …

Women's Health

My stomach pain proved to be advanced ovarian cancer, and I didn’t like the odds.

I’m glad I was lying down when the doctor told me the true cause of my stomach pains.<p>“Well, you’ve got a tumor” were his first words to me. I had just awakened in a hospital bed on the morning after emergency surgery. It was Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Halloween.<p>The doctor’s scary outlook came after …

Cancer

What brand-new seven-seater should my family buy?

ILLUSTRATION Raynand Olarte<p><i>Hi,</i> Top Gear PH<i>. I'm a big fan, and I check your website daily for auto-related updates.</i> <i>Anyway, I'm writing to seek for</i> …

Top Gear

Habits of People Who Always Stay Fit

<b>1. Exercise even if you only have 15 minutes to do it.</b> A short gym routine is better than nothing if you’re really strapped for time or just plain …

All the Signs That Say You Need to Drink More Water

Once you're thirsty, you've already reached the point of dehydration. It's your body literally telling you that it needs more water. Thirst along with extremely yellow pee are two obvious indicators that you need to up your liquid intake. But there are several not-so-clear signs of dehydration that …

Wellness

What's the penalty for not registering my car for three years?

IMAGE Drei Laurel<p>First, if you have to ask that question, the shame is real. Second, you had better change it at the soonest possible time. More than …

Eyeing a New SUV? Buyers Now Have More Options After BMW and Toyota Introduce New Models

<i>The BMW X2 is a subcompact SUV launched in Manila in late April</i><p>They say electric cars are the future of mobility, but don’t count out sport utility …

Doorhandle

Can you push an automatic transmission car out of the mud?

IMAGE Robert_z_Ziemi/Pixabay<p><i>Hi! I know this is a silly question. I have been driving a manual transmission car for around seven years, but I would</i> …

The Serious Reason You Need to Sleep in the Dark

If you tend to spend half of the night in the living room, drifting in and out of sleep in front of the TV, you really need to read this.<p>Strangely, …

Sleep

Why the old way of parenting no longer works

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every couple of years a book or article arrives diagnosing parents with catastrophic spinelessness. The power pyramid has been inverted, they warn, and the children are in, and therefore out of, control.<p>"Command. Don't ask. Don't negotiate," instructs Leonard Sax in his 2016 book "The …

Parenting

Remember Me, Amy? Reconnecting With Ex-Lovers On The Internet

Once upon a time, perhaps in high school or college or both, you had a very special sweetheart. Maybe two. Possibly eight. Whatever. At the time, you were madly in love with each of them. You did everything together, mostly sex. For some long-forgotten reason, you broke up. Now, 30 or 40 years …

Relationships

Is looking up an ex on social media considered cheating?

Tara and her husband, Michael (not their real names), recently came to see me after — as she described it — “infidelity.”<p>He was searching for other …

Social Media

How to remove acid rain marks from your car's paint

IMAGE Manskee Nascimento<p>With all our contributions to polluting this planet, nature does find vengeful ways of getting even with us—in this case, …

Cleaning

7 tips on how to prepare a car when you're selling it

ILLUSTRATION Arvin Dizon<p>They say nothing lasts forever, and so does our time with our cars. Financial constraints, family obligations and the passage …

5 things to check after driving through a flood

IMAGE Chira Dela Cruz<p>What are you doing turning your car into a <i>bangka</i>? Unless you've acquired an amphibious vehicle, you should never take your ride …

Top Gear

Lenovo teases what might be the first true ‘all screen’ phone

Here comes the Z5<p>Lenovo vice president Chang Cheng is teasing a new phone on China’s Weibo social network that’s nothing but screen framed by an ultra-thin bezel (via <i>CNET</i>). While Apple might claim that the iPhone X is “all screen,” its infamous notch — and the rash of Android imitators that …

Xiaomi's new Mi 8 flagship looks identical to the iPhone X

At an event in Shenzhen today, Chinese hardware giant Xiaomi launched its 2018 flagship phone, the Mi 8 – and it’s hard to tell it apart from the iPhone X.<p>The Mi 8’s 6.21-inch display has a large notch cut out of the top for its front camera and sensors, and the dual camera system is stacked …

Mobile Technology

Predatory conferences target ‘naïve’ academics

“The Rise and Fall of Motherhood” a plagiarized paper, was accepted in conferences in Japan, Barcelona, Greece, Croatia, and Melbourne for …

Higher Education