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This is what the life of an incel looks like

"Then when I started going online, I realized there is literally an epidemic of men just like me.”<p>“When I go outside I’m paralyzed with anxiety and fear. I know the traditional psychological methods of addressing this, but the fact is I need that one person to help."

Incel

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Microbiology

Dark websites: The best sites to get started with on the dark web

Dark websites aren't as easy to find as those on the regular internet so here's our pick of the best and how to access them<p>There are plenty of useful …

Death threats are forcing professors off campus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two dozen students marched out of their classroom at Drexel University in Philadelphia last month carrying signs that read "Where is our professor?" and "Bring back GCM."<p>They felt they had a pressing reason to protest.<p>"For 40-plus days, we've been without a professor in the classroom," said …

Rights & Freedoms

A space rock from another star is spotted in our solar system — a cosmic first

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>For the first time, a space rock from another solar system has been spotted cruising through our corner of the universe.<p>The asteroid is about 400 meters across and moving at a clip of nearly 27 miles a second, according to NASA. For months, this interstellar interloper — a …

Astronomy

33 Products On Amazon Our Readers Are Loving Right Now

Leaf belts, scalp massagers, and 31 other favorite products from our recent posts.

28 Of The Best Beauty Products To Buy At Target

The U.S. Navy is Screwed

In May, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson and acting Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley appeared before a Senate Defense …

Jeremy Corbyn didn’t win – but he has rewritten all the rules | Jonathan Freedland

After a Labour success that defied predictions, the assumptions about how British elections are fought, and maybe won, have to be revisited<p>Of the three political earthquakes that have shaken the western political landscape in the past year – Brexit, Trump and Thursday’s general election – the …

Hero Houseplants That Thrive Even in Really Dark Rooms

One of the biggest frustrations of low-light living spaces is the difficult job of keeping houseplants happy. While all plants do need some sun to …

Plants

17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

Makeup 101.

Mike Pence Celebrates Black History Month by Praising a White Man

He praised Abraham Lincoln instead of acknowledging the accomplishments of black people.<p>Vice President Mike Pence kicked off Black History Month yesterday with a tone-deaf tweet that praised Abraham Lincoln, a white man, instead of listing a single accomplishment by an African-American.<p>The tweet …

In Trump’s America, Jeff Sessions Is a ‘Civil Rights Champion’ and Truth Is Dying

The president not only has the resources of the American government at his disposal, but also a coterie of billionaire buddies committed to …

45 Expert-Approved Beauty Tips to Hack Your Makeup Routine

Game-changing secrets, right this way...<p>Since the standard evolution process from the "am I doing this right?" beauty novice to the "could be a vlogger" makeup expert involves much trial-and-error, we saved you the time and effort by asking makeup and skin experts directly about their best skin and …

Is American Democracy Strong Enough for Trump?

The case against panic.<p>As an American citizen, I have been rather appalled, like many others, at the rise of Donald Trump. I find it hard to imagine a personality less suited by temperament and background to be the leader of the world’s foremost democracy.<p>On the other hand, as a political …

Political Science

7 Young People on Their Views of Gender

About two years ago, I began photographing transgender and “gender-expansive” children and young adults in the United States and Europe. I wanted to ask this question: “Who are we beyond ideas tied to our gender?” The answer is critical not only to the transgender community, I believe, but to …

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<i>Written by Ruth de Jauregui; Updated April 13, 2018</i><p>The annoying little gnats fluttering around houseplants are fungus gnats (Orfelia and Bradysia spp.). Fungus gnats are generally harmless, but are an indication of overwatering and decaying plant matter. There are several methods to treat fungus …

How Investing In Preschool Beats The Stock Market, Hands Down

Mayor Bill de Blasio this week pushed ahead with plans to make New York City one of nation's few big cities to offer free, full-day Preschool for all 3-year-olds­­.<p>The plan, which would eventually serve more than 60 thousand children a year, builds on one of Mayor de Blasio's signature …

Child Care

Inside India's Space Race Against Central Plumbing

The emerging country has higher chances of exploratory missions over sanitation.<p><b>By Shyama V. Ramani, United Nations University</b><p>In 2013, India became …

No better U.S. ambassador for Prague than Trump's ex-wife, says Czech president

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech President Milos Zeman has thrown his support behind a bid by Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, to become the next ambassador to the country of her birth.<p>Ivana Trump smiles at her belated birthday party at the Pangaea Soleil club during the 59th …

7 Brutal Life Lessons Everyone Has to Learn Multiple Times

How many times does it take, really?<p>How many times does it take to learn the same lesson?<p>Life is not a checklist. It is a practice. The thing with knowledge is that it can decay if left ignored--and that goes for anything. Just because you did it once does not mean it won't happen again. Or just …

The New Film by the Director of 'Oldboy' Is a Brutal Lesbian Love Story

We caught up with celebrated director Park Chan-wook to talk about his wild and wildly provocative new film, 'The Handmaiden.'<p><i>The Handmaiden</i>, the latest film from Park Chan-wook, the South Korean auteur who brought <i>Oldboy</i> into the world, is as wild as you might expect. Based very loosely on Sarah …

Amazon Studios

For the First Time, Bees Declared Endangered in the U.S.

Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.<p>As the legend goes, when star-crossed lovers Naupaka and Kaui knew they'd be forever separated, Naupaka took the flower from behind her ear and tore it in two pieces, keeping one …

Mylan CEO Faces Tough Questioning in Congressional EpiPen Hearing

Heather Bresch says company profited far less than the nearly $609 list price for a pack of two EpiPens<p>Mylan NV Chief Executive Heather Bresch faced tough questioning Wednesday from Republicans and Democrats in Congress probing price increases for the EpiPen allergy treatment.<p>Ms. Bresch told a …

EpiPen

Gardening for beginners: the cheat’s guide to herbaceous borders

Daunted at the prospect of planning a new border? Help is at hand…<p>The herbaceous border is the ultimate demonstration of gardening skill: a masterpiece of juxtaposed shapes, colours and textures, all reaching a climax in the summer months. It has humble origins in cottage gardens, where flowers for …

Gardening

God Is a Question, Not an Answer

Near end of Albert Camus’s existentialist novel “The Stranger,” Meursault, the protagonist, is visited by a priest who offers him comfort in the face of his impending execution. Meursault, who has not cared about anything up to this point, wants none of it. He is an atheist in a foxhole. He …

Lazy Peeps Alert! 20 Easy Microwave Recipes That You Need To Know!

Sasha Brown<p>Seasoned Blogger Read full profile<p>In many kitchens, the microwave is only used to defrost or reheat food. What if there was a way to use …

Breakfast

12 National Parks That Will Take Your Breath Away

Have you ever been somewhere so beautiful, that it literally leaves you speechless? Well, if you love nature and the great outdoors, you’re sure to …

National Parks