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Watch the Emotional Moment This Mom Changes Her Trans Daughter's Life Forever

"This was it, this was the most pivotal turning point in her life."<p>Corey Maison, a 14-year-old transgender teen from Chicago, Illinois, had been waiting for more than two years to start hormone therapy. On the day her hormones finally came, her mom Erica managed to capture the exact moment she …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Want Someone to Trust You? Try Smelling Like Lavender

This story originally appeared on FWX. For more articles like it, visit fwx.com.<p>Different fragrances can bring up a variety of memories and emotions. …

Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely divided ruling that will stand as a milestone in its 226-year history.<p>The justices ruled 5-4 that states cannot deny gay men and lesbians the same marriage rights enjoyed for thousands of years …

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Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling

Supreme court: gay marriage legal across the US – live updates<p>Read more<p>Same-sex marriages are now legal across the entirety of the United States after a historic supreme court ruling that declared attempts by conservative states to ban them unconstitutional.<p>In what may prove the most important …

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Hawaii Becomes First State to Raise Smoking Age to 21

Hawaii's governor on Friday signed a bill raising the legal smoking age statewide to 21, the first U.S. state to do so.<p>The law takes effect on Jan. 1, 2016, and will also ban the sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21.<p>"Raising the minimum age as part of our …

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

10 Of The Most Unlikely Historical Friendships

Everybody can benefit from having a friend. They can help us get through the tough times or just help us save a few bucks with a ride to the airport. …

Conway Twitty & Roy Orbison I'm In A Blue Blue Mood

HuffPost Love And Sex Podcast: The Power Of The Clitoris

Whether it's Freud telling the world that "real" women orgasm through vaginal penetration or a trashy magazine suggesting sex positions that even the most skilled Cirque Du Soleil performers wouldn't be able to master, bad sex advice isn't hard to come by.<p>Instead it's the frank, real, anatomically …

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Jaden Smith Took Amandla Stenberg To Prom And Wore A Dress

He's basically a prom superstar.

Shiva, the First Yogi

In the yogic culture, Shiva is not known as a god, but as the "Adiyogi" or the "first yogi" - the originator of yoga. He was the one who first put this seed into the human mind. According to the yogic lore, over fifteen thousand years ago, Shiva attained to his full enlightenment and abandoned …

Want to work out smarter? Trick your brain with music

What songs get you moving? For cognitive scientists, researchers and now music streaming apps, the answer is in your brain.<p>Spotify announced last …

The Brain

Walking Dead actor would love to play Spider-Man

After joining the cast of <i>The Walking Dead,</i> Tyler James Williams has his eye on another comic-book adaptation: Marvel’s upcoming reboot of …

12 Habits People With Flawless Skin Swear By

Some people are simply blessed with amazing, flawless skin, but while genetics plays a part (#blessed, right?), a good percentage of it is thanks to …

Skin Care

4 Rituals To Keep You Happy All The Time

Tim Kreider got stabbed in the throat.The knife went in two millimeters from his carotid artery. He describes those two millimeters as the difference …

The cluster effect: Is self-harming contagious?

<i>This is part of a series about improving research, diagnosis and treatment. Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #OpenMinds</i><p>It was by accident that Maddy Gilmore found relief through hurting herself. The B.C. girl was standing in the kitchen, twirling a steak knife between her fingers, …

So you’re related to Charlemagne? You and every other living European…

The advent of cheap genetic sequencing has given birth to a burgeoning ancestry industry. But before you pay to spit in a tube, let me give you a few facts for free<p>Sometimes I get asked if I’m related to the great physicist Ernest Rutherford. His discoveries about the atomic nucleus gave birth to …

Body Type In a recent article on body lettering I assisted with, London letterer, Oli Frape, points out the calligraphy work of Pokras Lampas. Based in St. Petersburg, Russia, Pokras developed a skill for large scale work over several years as a graffiti artist and has also developed the steady hand needed for clothing nudes in calligraphy. His latest projects bring these two skills together with great effect. Undeniably playing up to a titillating objective the images are powerful nonetheless. The calligraphy is able to seamlessly fuse the organic forms of the models with the hard surfaces of the walls.

In a recent article on body lettering I assisted with, London letterer, Oli Frape, points out the calligraphy work of Pokras Lampas.<p>Based in St. …

Fr. Patrick Brennan on Twitter: "St Thomas More pray for us. http://t.co/Dn3xkcXtch"

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Ireland becomes first country to legalise gay marriage by popular vote

Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images<p>Crowds celebrate the landslide yes victory at Dublin castle.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/23/1432409543043/acf62afe-2fd5-4efc-b9b8-643da57b48a9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images<p>Crowds celebrate the …

Ireland has said 'yes' to gay marriage and 'no' to Catholicism

The Irish referendum on gay marriage was about more than just gay marriage. It was a politically trendy, media backed, well financed howl of rage against Catholicism<p>Whatever happened to Ireland? Its people used to be relied upon to reject social change – in previous referenda they have said no to …

“Joy is the grace we say to God.” | Ignatius Press Novels

I recently read Ray Bradbury’s beautiful book <i>Dandelion Wine</i>. It is incredibly evocative of what being a child is like. I found myself pausing …

B.B. King memorial, funeral details announced

B.B. King’s family has announced memorial and funeral service plans following the blues musician’s death last Thursday, <i>USA Today</i> reports. King’s …

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

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Pope Francis just created the first Palestinian saints at Vatican mass

The pontiff urged the faithful to follow the "luminous example" of the two 19th-century sisters and two others, from France and Italy, who were canonised along with them on a sunny spring morning.<p>Marie Alphonsine Ghattas was born in Jerusalem in 1843 and died there in 1927. She was beatified — the …

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