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Prescription Drug Imports Are Banned for a Reason

They would distort a messed-up market even further, and in the end needy patients would go untreated.<p>Senate confirmation hearings tend to follow a certain traditional format. Senators from the president’s party ask incisive, hard-hitting questions like, “Tell me, Mr. Smith, how is it that you have …

Rand Paul

Parents Tell Boy His Favorite Toy Isn’t Lost But Traveling The World, Internet’s Response Is Amazing

A little boy was recently left heartbroken after losing his favorite toy elephant. However, his parents came up with a brilliant plan. They told …

The 1 Type of Complaining That Will Make You Feel Better, According to Science

Study after study shows complaining makes people miserable. This is the one exception.<p>Complaining is bad for your mood, your brain, your listener, and even your body, according to a boatload of scientific research. So why do people do it anyway?<p>We're not masochists, obviously. Most of us love to …

Psychology

Science Says, This One Habit Helps You Make Smarter Decisions

15-35% better decision outcomes, more creative problem solving, and persistence are all benefits of this approach<p>It's impressive how many ways we study decision making. I searched Amazon today for books on decision making: over 90,000 results. The top one is <i>The Decision Book: 50 Models for</i> …

Academic Research

Japan Toilet Tips | Pictures of Toilets in Japan

While signs for locating a washroom or toilet are fairly universal in Japan, there are variations.<p>One sign in a zoo caused me some concern as I …

Japan

Against the Cult of Travel | The Art of Manliness

Modern culture is in the throes of a real love affair with travel. It’s become a central element of our zeitgeist, a main tenet in living a …

Literature

Mysterious chimpanzee behaviour could prove they believe in God, according to scientists

New footage of ritual behaviour by chimpanzees, taken and analysed by researchers, shows they may be engaging in spiritual practices - and could even believe in God.<p>West African chimpanzees have been captured on camera throwing rocks into holes in trees and engaging in other bizarre behaviour, …

Fizzy Fruit Will Change Your Life

This is no April Fool’s prank: using just a cooler, plastic wrap, and some dry ice, you can transform regular fruit into carbonated, flavor-bomb party snacks. The experience is something high-class Pop Rocks, and it only takes a little bit of assembly (and 12 hours of waiting) to bring to …

Flavors

Bill Murray Reveals the Life Lesson That Made Him So Damn Cool

Murray learned this from his late S.N.L. co-star Gilda Radner.<p>What is that special quality <b>Bill Murray</b> possesses that has allowed him to travel the globe doing whatever he damn well pleases, charming everyone in his path? Between acting work, he’s crashed an engagement photo shoot; tossed fans in …

Comedy

If You Have This Gene, Don’t Smoke Weed

The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.<p>According to new research, you don’t sit around in …

We Made the Portal Cake: No Lie, It's Delicious

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>In the realm of gaming, there is perhaps no cake more famous than the one promised to Chell in <i>Portal</i>. Served with a side of grief counseling, it initially represented hope; hope that perhaps the maliciously sarcastic Artificial …

Dessert

There's no fooling Mother Nature, so whooping crane restoration changes course

Twenty-five miles south of Baltimore, in a grassy pen enclosed by two rows of fences, electrified to provide protection against raccoons and monitored by video cameras, a pair of the tallest birds in North America emerge from their hut.<p>Powder-white, all neck and legs, they step through the rain …