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The Mind-Blowing Science of Orgasms Explains Why We Get Performance Anxiety

You are your own worst enemy in the bedroom. Sometimes you have got trouble getting started, sometimes you have problems finishing. Either way, the …

The US cities that will stay above sea level after global warming—and those that will disappear

We’ve all heard doomsday predictions about what global warming means for coastal US cities. And now a new, interactive map from nonprofit climate science publication Climate Central illustrates precisely how American cities will fare under the best and worst possible climate futures—and which ones …

Climate Change

The first 'female Viagra' is here, but there are still reasons to be skeptical

On August 18, the FDA gave a green light on the company's sole drug, flibanserin, which comes in the form of a little pink pill designed to spark sexual desire in women suffering from hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), where they have a chronically low desire to have sex.<p><b>And as of today,</b> …

Bullying a disfigured person isn’t just mockery – it’s a hate crime | Victoria Wright

Since I was a child I’ve endured treatment that goes way beyond prejudice and discrimination. Now I want the police to enforce the law<p>On Tuesday, Home Office statistics revealed that reported incidents of hate crime towards disabled people had risen by 25% , yet less than 4% of disability hate …

Mexican drug baron El Chapo narrowly evades recapture

Joaquin Guzman suffers leg and face injuries during military operation to take him back into custody<p>The fugitive drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was wounded during a failed operation to recapture him in western Mexico last week, according to local authorities.<p>Guzman escaped after only 17 months …

Why Did A Cop Shoot Robert Chambers In The Head?

Police say the Georgia teen was armed and dangerous. His family and their lawyers smell a coverup.<p>It felt about as cold as it can get in Warner Robins, Georgia, in the early morning hours of Jan. 24, 2011. Robert Chambers, 19, saw his breath as he walked along the dirt path that traced the edge of …

Should 11-year-olds be charged with adult crimes?

<b>(CNN) —</b> How young is "old enough" to be an adult criminal?<p>An 11-year-old boy in Tennessee is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of an 8-year-old he shot after he asked to see her puppy and she said no. The boy used his father's 12-gauge shotgun, taking it from an unlocked closet, …

Common Law

Murdered Woman's Body Hanging on Fence Initially Mistaken for Halloween Decoration

A murdered woman was discovered this week hanging from a chain-link fence in Ohio, but passersby ignored the victim at first because they assumed it …

Saluda spinal implant for pain relief heralded as 'breakthrough'

Until this week. Early on Tuesday morning, doctors at the Royal North Shore Hospital fitted Mr Grewal with a spinal implant that is already being …

'Breakthrough' Cancer Discovery Could Treat 90% Of Tumours, Scientists Claim

Scientists have accidentally stumbled across a "breakthrough treatment" that could kill nine in 10 cancer tumours.<p>In the hunt for a vaccine against …

Is Exercise or Diet More Important for Weight Loss?

<i>Amanda MacMillan, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When it comes to weight loss, we’ve been told time and time again: Cutting calories is the fastest way to see …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

A Huge Gash Just Appeared On the Sun

A rather massive coronal hole was recently spotted on the Sun by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The region—the size of 50 Earths—is spewing …

Having Sex With Lights On and Lights Off

Picture your ideal sex session. Really, close your eyes and think about exactly what it would consist of. Then tell me, is it in the middle of the day with natural sunlight streaming in through the windows? Or it is under the cover of such inky darkness, you wouldn't be able to see your hand if you …

Audio Mixing

Could 6.5 hours of sleep be all we need?

A major complaint of our times is that the modern lifestyle - with its artificial lighting, electronic devices and supply of caffeine - has shortened …

How big would an asteroid have to be to wipe out all life on Earth?

(Inside Science TV) -- Ever wonder how big an asteroid would have to be to wipe out life on the planet?<p>Turns out about 60 miles wide.<p>Scientists have been looking at potential asteroid impacts for years.<p>University of Colorado Boulder, geoscientist Brian Toon figures one rock about a half a mile wide …

Space

NASA has no choice but to refuse China’s request for help on a new space station

<i>The Martian</i> has been praised as the rare science fiction movie that takes pains with scientific accuracy, but one of the more prosaic events in the movie is actually among the least likely.<p>In the film, Chinese and US space agencies work together to save the day. But in fact, that kind of …

Space Exploration

NASA tests 'fuel-free' space travel that could one day see humans reach moon in FOUR HOURS

Scientists are working on concepts of propelling both manned and unmanned craft with the technology that would require a nuclear power plant of 1.0 …

Outrage After Ugandan Police Strip a Female Opposition Official Naked in Public

An official from the leading Ugandan opposition party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) was arrested and stripped naked in public by police after …

Science just got a step closer to a drug that can replicate the benefits of exercise without you even having to leave the house

Research at the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre has identified a thousand molecular changes in muscles during exercise, providing the world's first comprehensive exercise blueprint.<p>"Exercise is the most powerful therapy for many human diseases, including type 2 diabetes, …

New Study Confirms Existence of Real-Life ‘Vampires’

They ‘need’ to drink human blood, and no, we aren’t making this up<p>Merticus is a 37-year-old guy who lives in Atlanta. He’s married, works in the antiques business, and loves a good cup of single-origin coffee to help him get going in the morning.<p>Sometimes, though, java just doesn’t cut it. When …

Smartphones rot your brain and kill your memories, says latest research

An over-reliance on mobile devices and the internet has led to us using our brains far less than our ancestors, which greatly impacts our ability to …

What's the Least Amount of Running You Need to Do to Be Healthy?

<i>By: Candace Nelson</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>You've seen those people who wake up early, pep already in their step, to go for a five-mile run before work. They're successful, generally happy, and take care of their bodies, because they know they could eventually die of a heart attack if they don't.<p>You are …

American College of Sports Medicine

Once and for All, Marijuana Is Not a Gateway Drug

According to many studies, weed seems more like a filter that keeps people away from stronger drugs than a stepping stone into life-destroying addiction.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>As the 2016 election approaches, marijuana legalization is in the air once again, with ballot …

Why Wealth Inequality Is Way More Complicated Than Just Rich and Poor

When economists talk about wealth inequality, they often focus on the gap between the rich and the poor. But to understand what’s really happening in the U.S., they ought to talk more often about the gap between the young and the old, and between different races.

Dow Jones

What will we be driving in the future? Electric vs. hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

“It drives like a regular car, operates like a regular car. You can refuel in three to five minutes and, you know, do 350 miles on a trip,” says Craig Scott, Toyota’s national manager for advanced technologies in the US.<p>Scott is overseeing the US release of the Mirai, Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell …

Energy

Did U.S. weapons supplied to Syrian rebels draw Russia into the conflict?

BEIRUT — American antitank missiles supplied to Syrian rebels are playing an unexpectedly prominent role in shaping the Syrian battlefield, giving the conflict the semblance of a proxy war between the United States and Russia, despite President Obama’s express desire to avoid one.<p>The U.S.-made …

Middle East

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …