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How teenage pregnancy collapsed after birth of social media

Have Facebook and Snapchat helped stop teenagers having sex? New figures show teenage pregnancies plunging to record low since social media explosion<p>Teenage pregnancy rates have almost halved since the birth of social media as a global phenomenon, official figures show.<p>The rate of pregnancies among …

Virginia School Forced To Apologize For Teaching Kids How White Privilege Works

School Apologizes For Teaching About White Privilege<p>A high school in Virginia has had to apologize to the student body after several white parents …

Food intolerance test

A few months ago, I took the Food Intolerance Test at Hi-Precision Diagnostics. I was curious to find out where I stood in the food scale not because …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Five Reasons Why We Overeat In Winter

It’s winter again, and I know my body doesn’t really need an extra thousand calories a day. Yet, hunger strikes anyways as I find myself constantly eating too much and working out less—if that’s even possible. As it turns out, according to a recent study by University of Exeter in the U.K., “People …

Nutrition

Hunger in the US affects highest number of people since the 1970s

Film director Lori Silverbush has spoken out on hunger in the US and says it is still a massive problem three years after making a documentary on the …

The NRA Is Predictably Ticked Off Over President Obama’s Gun Control Plan

After Tuesday’s gun control speech from a weeping President Obama, the political world is aflutter with the implications. The ins-and-outs of the measures reveal that the laws largely target gun control procedures, improved technology, and mental health provisions. Obama stressed that he has no …

Why Is Obama Agreeing With the NRA?

If the president wants to get serious about guns, he'd stop passing small rules and start talking about the Supreme Court.<p>Yesterday President Obama offered another in a series of emotionally compelling speeches about gun violence in the United States. The news media made a lot of the fact that our …

Guns

More Governors Seek to Ban Syrian Refugees After Paris Massacre

After the terror attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people, the placement of refugees fleeing Syria has come under scrutiny as at least two dozen governors — mostly Republicans — have raised concerns about Syrian refugees relocating to their state.<p>"The first and foremost responsibility of …

Syrian Refugees

5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

Quick thinking doesn't come close to capturing it...<p>During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range …

Space Science

Taylor Swift: Apple Crusader, #GirlSquad Captain, and the Most Influential 25-Year-Old in America

As Taylor Swift shot to superstardom, it was often a lonely orbit. But now, with a high style sorority and a newfound strength, Josh Duboff discovers the 1989 singer shows no signs of backing down.<p>When I arrive at London’s Savoy hotel on a Friday morning in June, Taylor Swift greets me with a hug …

Miley Cyrus

Pipeline: Open for Business

en_US<p>article<p>Reunited at Pipe, and it feels so good.<p>https://www.surfer.com/photos/pipeline-open-for-business/<p>SURFER Magazine<p>2015-11-06T08:11:25-08:00

Alec Cooke, the 'Evil Knievel' of big-wave surfing, vanishes

The Coast Guard, police and emergency rescuers scoured the shoreline for the missing man, a 59-year-old with scraggly, chin-length hair and the …

UK surfer Andrew Cotton rides monster waves at Praia do Norte in Portugal - Telegraph

The Man Who Made Animal Friends

Doc Antle built a small fortune coaxing tigers, apes and elephants to lovingly embrace on camera – and his enemies hate him for it<p>On a scorching …

Myrtle Beach

Models Take Selfies on the Dolce & Gabbana Runway

Real life meets runway.<p>In the age of social media, runway shows have become as much about garnering the most likes, tweets, vines, pins and overall impressions than earning the praise of fashion editors and buyers. Which helps to explain Dolce & Gabbana's latest runway show. Models took selfies as …

Fashion Shows

Surfing dogs were definitely this weekend's best sports highlight

Dogs. On surfboards. Shredding.<p>Do you really need to hear more? Some of these rides were really bitchin'.<p>The seventh annual Surf City Surf Dog …

Pets

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Six Great Fall Surf Road Trips

Presenting blueprints for the best way to beat post-summer blues<p>Fall is the perfect time to get in the car and find some waves. So pack a wetsuit and some boards then embark on one of the following quests for surf-induced happiness.<p>Central California<p><b>San Francisco to Big Sur</b><br>231 Miles, 3 to 5</b> …

Aquatic Sports

This Bride’s Family Turned A Canceled Wedding Into A Luxurious Feast For The Homeless

On Saturday, the worst of times for one woman turned into the best of times for over 90 homeless people. A few days before a Sacramento wedding, the groom-to-be ran away with cold feet. The bride was beside herself, but her family was determined not to waste the $35,000 event. Although the nuptials …