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‘Discovering my true sexual self’: why I embraced polyamory

My husband and I were together for 12 years and had two children – but while he was happy with one person, I needed more<p>It was the hardest thing I’d ever had to say to my husband, Marc. Three years ago, I sat down and told him: “The idea of having sex just with you for the next 40 years – I can’t …

Polyamory

Happy Birthday, Eighth Doctor Paul McGann!

The return of the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) (via BBC)<p>Happy birthday, Paul McGann!<p>Born in Liverpool to a metallurgist and a teacher, McGann is one …

Doctor Who: Did you notice all the changes to Jodie Whittaker’s Tardis?

Amidst all the excitement surrounding the Thirteenth Doctor’s new costume, we’ve also been given a sneak peek of the redesigned Tardis...<p>Today was a …

Common insecticides are poisoning songbirds

Insecticides Are Toxic to More Than Just Pests<p>Two of the most commonly used insecticides around the world are imidacloprid (neonicotinoid) and …

Doctor Who to appear on Children In Need with sneak peek of Christmas special

Doctor Who fans are in for a treat as the BBC confirmed we'll be getting a sneak peek of the upcoming Christmas Special during this year's Children …

Catherine of Aragon: The King's Great Matter

The First Divorce of Henry VIII<p>Continued from: Catherine of Aragon: Marriage to Henry VIII<p>The End of a Marriage<p>With England allied against …

Henry Viii

The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body

The case of the voluntary out-of-body experience.<p>After a class on out-of-body experiences, a psychology graduate student at the University of Ottawa came forward to researchers to say that she could have these voluntarily, usually before sleep. "She appeared surprised that not everyone could …

Researchers closer to unravelling the aerodynamic mystery of flying snakes

An ornate, lime-green snake hangs from a branch. Upon spotting a predator, it suddenly propels itself into the air, flattening and wiggling its body until safely landing in a faraway tree.<p>Flying snakes are elegant gliders that have evolved a special skill that sets them apart. In two new studies, …

Scientists pinpoint exotic new particle called quantum droplet | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the field of quantum physics, you could call this a droplet in the bucket.<p>A microscopic "quantum droplet" - a new quasiparticle discovered by JILA physicists - is pictured in this artist's conception obtained by Reuters February 26, 2014. …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Wounds sustained between 8pm and 8am take far longer to heal, scientists discover

It is a sobering thought when stumbling home from the pub. According to scientists injuries sustained at night take far longer to heal.<p>Likewise, recovery will be faster if you burn yourself cooking Sunday lunch compared with making a late supper.<p>The bodily quirk was discovered after scientists at …

Australia in emergency bid to save tiny mala wallabies from extinction

In a remote stretch of outback central Australia, a team of twelve wildlife rangers spent two nights this week rummaging through clumps of rough grass to try to spot the tell-tale bristly reddish-fur of some of the world’s last remaining mala, a tiny native wallaby.<p>When eight of the one-foot-high …

The Chill Roman Priests Who Worshipped a Goddess and Castrated Themselves

Rome is frequently hailed by the alt-right as a bastion of masculinity, but the cult of Cybele says otherwise.<p>Three years ago, notorious men’s rights website Return of Kings hailed the virtues of the Roman empire in an article titled “The Roots of Masculinity in Ancient Rome.” “If we men want to …

Ancient History

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Artificial human life could soon be grown in lab after embryo breakthrough

Artificial human life could soon be grown from scratch in the lab, after scientists successfully created a mammal embryo using only stem cells.<p>Cambridge University mixed two kinds of mouse stem cells and placed them on a 3D scaffold. After four days of growth in a tank of chemicals designed to …

Music is neurologically special: we’re only just scratching the surface of what it can do for dementia sufferers – and for their carers and families<p>In October BBC Radio 3 will broadcast a six-hour programme blending music with the voices of people living with dementia, in a collaboration with the …

Ghosts gather here! The etymological history of Halloween

Posted by Rachel Quin @ Tuesday 24 October 2017<p>As leaves start to fall and the world develops a sepia tint, so begins autumn - a mystical time of …

Hippocrates - Physician Hippocrates and Greek Medicine

Hippocrates, "the father of medicine," may have lived from c. 460-377 B.C., a period covering the Age of Pericles and the Persian War. Like other …

Ancient History

‘Doctor Who’ Season 11: Meet The 13th Doctor’s New Friends

<i>Doctor Who</i> has announced three new cast members who will join the 13th Doctor when Season 11 kicks off in 2018. Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip …

The latest Doctor Who and Mr. Men mash-up chronicles Ten’s Christmas adventure: Book-Thirsty Thursday

<i>The series of adorable children’s books that combine Doctor Who and Roger Hargreaves’ classic Mr. Men series gets a new Christmas installment</i> …

Pearl Mackie picks up award for Doctor Who’s groundbreaking LGBT storylines

Bill Potts was the perfect candidate to collect the accolade for the show's ongoing commitment to supporting the LGBT community<p>Doctor Who has long …

Stuff We Love: Brushing up on our Time Lord knowledge with the Doctor Who Encyclopedia

The time of another Doctor is almost at an end. This December we’ll say goodbye to Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor and welcome Jodie Whitaker’s …

Stephen Hawking's Ph.D Thesis Is Now Crashing Cambridge's Website [Updated]

You might not want anyone to read the work you put together as a university student—I sure don’t. But we’re not Stephen Hawking, world-famous …

Stephen Hawking

Badger sneaks into home, naps on cat bed

A badger got a wakeup call from animal rescue workers after he sneaked into a home in Scotland and made himself comfy on a cat bed earlier this week.<p>The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) were called to the home in Linlithgow Wednesday.<p>“I got a surprise when I arrived …

'It's able to create knowledge itself': Google unveils AI that learns on its own

It opens a new book, which is where computers teach humans how to play Go better than they used to Tom Mitchell, computer scientist, Carnegie Mellon University<p>It can only work on problems that can be simulated in a computer, making tasks such as driving out of the question<p>Google’s artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists witnessed the most spectacular event in the universe, and now we know where gold comes from

In a carefully orchestrated series of press conferences, papers, and journal studies that were sent out together today, scientists from around the …

Space

Urgent health warning issued after Storm Ophelia turns sky red

An urgent health warning was issued today after Storm Ophelia turned skies in Liverpool and across the country red.<p>National charity, Asthma UK has …

Weather

The UK had a red sun Monday

Social media was buzzing on Monday with photos and accounts of the red sun over the UK. British weather forecasters said it was dust from the Sahara, …

Social Media

Magic Mushrooms Found to Be "Resetting" Brain Circuits in Depressed People

One person said they felt like their brain was 'rebooted'.<p>Psychedelics like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and psilocybin are popular for their use …

Magic Mushrooms