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How Iran’s rise is remaking the Middle East

Led by its ruthless Revolutionary Guards, Iran will do whatever it takes to defend and preserve the Islamic Republic.<p>On 10 February, Israel announced …

Middle East

Is the White House Serious About Cracking Down on Weed?

<i>This article first appeared on Reason.com.</i><p>On February 23, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the Justice Department (DOJ) under …

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14 of the biggest questions researchers have about marijuana

Marijuana is now more accessible — legally — than it has been since it was first banned in the "Reefer Madness" era of the 1930s, but that doesn't mean researchers think we fully understand the plant or how its use affects people.<p>Far from it.<p>We know enough to say that marijuana has some legitimate …

Why our brains may be 100 times more powerful than believed

A new study out of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that one part of the neurons in our brains is more active than …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

Vietnam: The War That Killed Trust

In the early spring of 1967, I was in the middle of a heated 2 a.m. hallway discussion with fellow students at Yale about the Vietnam War. I was from a small town in Oregon, and I had already joined the Marine Corps Reserve. My friends were mostly from East Coast prep schools. One said that Lyndon …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Could Porn Cause ED?

Why clearing your history may leave you limp<p>One out of every four new erectile dysfunction patients is under 40, according to a recent study in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine</i>. That’s compared to a 2002 Dutch review that found just 2 percent of younger men suffer from ED.<p>What explains this apparent …

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

More women in Iran are forgoing marriage. One reason? The men aren't good enough

Then in her late 20s and rebounding from a string of broken relationships, Fahimeh Azadi moved alone into an apartment in working-class southern Tehran. Her very presence, she recalled, was "a walking challenge to the men."<p>Azadi had joined a growing number of women in Iran who are electing to …

Can Strength Training Reduce Belly Fat? A Scientist Weighs In

While we know that cardio is an excellent way to burn fat, we wanted to know how working with weights can contribute to a whittled middle and washboard abs. So how can we blast belly fat with strength training?<p>Nicole Aurigemma, physiologist at the Penn State Muscle Biology Lab, told us not only how …

Here's How To Be Mindful AF Even When Life Is Stressful

Apparently it's the secret to being happier, calmer, and just generally more awesome.

Mindfulness

The history of Mosul, in five maps

By Ishaan Tharoor and<p>Ishaan Tharoor<p>Reporter covering foreign affairs, geopolitics and history<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Laris Karklis<p>Laris Karklis<p>Maps<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a …

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5 Sex Tips That Are Especially Important For People In LTRs To Read

When you’re in a long-term relationship, you might have sex for a variety of reasons: because you need to relax after a stressful day at work, …

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This Foolproof 5-Minute Exercise Will Cure Your Procrastination

It's so simple there's no excuse not to try it.<p>There's no shortage of procrastination cures out there, but few of them come with the sort of detailed instructions that make them easy to put into practice. Be kind to yourself, suggest psychologists, for instance. Which sounds nice, but if that were …

Shimon Peres dies: Barack Obama leads tributes to Israel's former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner

• <b>Shimon Peres dies in hospital aged 93</b>• <b><br>Former president had suffered stroke two weeks ago</b>• <b><br>Barack Obama leads tributes to Nobel laureate</b>• <b><br>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address nation later</b>• <b><br>Shimon Peres, Israeli statesman – obituary​</b><p>Shimon Peres, the former Israeli prime minister, president …

Neuroscience Show These Are 5 Top Ways To Clear Your Mind

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Eben Britton Says He Played in 3 NFL Games 'Stoned' After Smoking Marijuana

Former NFL offensive lineman Eben Britton told Michael Kaplan of the <i>New York Post</i> he not only smoked marijuana regularly as a player but also was high during games on three occasions.<p>"NFL games I played stoned were some of the best games I ever played," Britton said. "Cannabis cements your …

Falling In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again - OLBlog

<i>I have no way of knowing whether or not you married the wrong person. But I do know that if you treat the wrong person like the right person, you</i> …

My Husband and I Had Sex Every Day for a Year — Here's How We're Doing Now

It didn't make our relationship divorce-proof, but it did make me more confident.<p>Three years ago, I had sex every single day for one whole year.<p>To answer the most popular questions I've been asked since: No, it was not with 365 men. It was with one, my husband. Yes, even while I was on my period. I …