M. Chavez

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Sexual addiction, desire and dopamine hits

Of the many alleged victims of the film producer Harvey Weinstein, perhaps the most overlooked and least sympathised with are so-called sex addicts. They may not have directly suffered at his hands, but in their own way they have felt a harsh blowback from his actions.<p>When the damning testimonies …

Drug Addiction

My life in sex: the swinging unicorn

I’m in a rather unusual position in that there aren’t many single women in the swinging world. When a couple finds one they find attractive, and who is truly bisexual and enjoys the lifestyle, they are deemed to have found the illustrious unicorn.<p>Coming late to the lifestyle, I wandered on to a …

Relationships

Why Does Sex Feel So Good, Anyway?

There's a reason that sex toy shops choose names like Pleasure Chest, Good Vibrations, and Sugar. All of these words invoke the tingling, …

Sexuality

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

It's all about timing.<p>Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night.<p>While …

Sleep

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

The 13 Most Surprising Places People Have Had Sex In America, According To A New Survey

When it comes to the best places to have sex, not all of them happen inside the bedroom. Hell, not all of them even happen inside the house. Some …

Changing Rooms

Does Gun Control Reduce Murder? Let’s Run The Numbers Across The World

Watching the recent emotional speeches and marches supporting gun control, I can’t shake a question that nags me: Would we be safer with fewer …

Guns

Cloudflare touts privacy-friendly 1.1.1.1 public DNS service. Hmm, let's take a closer look at that

<b>Updated</b> We'll share query data, but only with these really trustworthy researchersCloudflare has revealed a deal with regional internet registry …

Information Security

The next big thing in marijuana won't get you high

Recently, at the end of a surf trip with several friends, my pal Tim passed me a pipe packed with sticky green buds. I’m not much of a social smoker (more of a one-hitter-before-chores type) so politely declined.<p>Then, he made an odd promise, for a guy brandishing a glass pipe and a lighter: “It …

Cannabis

Gardening 101: Kalanchoes

Kalanchoe, <i>Kalanchoe blossfeldiana:</i> “Flaming Katy”<p>Last week, on a raw gray March afternoon I happened to walk by a small grocery shop in my Brooklyn …

Plants

How to Build a Redwood Deck: A Step-by-Step Guide from Start to Finish

One of the best value-adds to your home and quality of life is a deck. If your home already has a deck, wonderful! Enjoy it. If, on the other hand, …

​Chrome OS could be getting containers for running Linux VMs

Chrome developers are working on project Crostini to bring containers for running Linux VMs on Chrome OS.<p><i>Video: Barcelona: Bye Microsoft, hola Linux</i><p>I …

Why It's So Hard to Dose Weed

Cannabis is a notoriously finicky drug. Take the right amount and you get relaxation or euphoria, but take too much and it’s a long ride of paranoia. …

How to Choose the Right Caulk for Any Surface

Seal the gaps.<p>Caulk is used to create a waterproof or insulating seal between building materials. Examples where caulk is used to fill a gap include: between a tub and tile, countertop and backsplash, or window and frame. Although applications may seem similar, the key to a successful seal is to …

Does the U.S. Require Citizens To Carry ID?

"Can I see your ID, please?"<p>How many times has someone asked you that question? It doesn't matter if you're boarding an airplane or buying a drink at …

If You Believe in Marijuana, Then This Is the Stock to Buy Now

This marijuana stock may be in a perfect position to profit from legalizing marijuana worldwide.<p><b>Canopy Growth</b> (NASDAQOTH:TWMJF) is Canada's …

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Diabetes

Is your lawn overrun with winter weeds? Take these steps to help manage the problem

Though the cold weather is not too long past, seasonal moisture and warmth may have caused weeds to take over your lawn.<p>Common lawn weeds grow …

8 Ways to Patch Drywall

A lot of people understandably have a love/hate relationship with drywall. Take patching holes for example. When a fix comes out right, it’s hard not …

Home Improvement

How to make a bit-for-bit copy of an SD card

Following the encryption debate surrounding the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone and increasing concerns over “digital strip searches” at the U.S. border, more and more people are paying attention to the data on your phone. From the police or border agents that may seek to see who you’ve been …

Scientists Just Solved the Great Mystery of How Venus Flytraps Have Sex

Now we know how a plant that eats bugs can also rely on them to reproduce.<p>Many flowering plants are in happy, mutually beneficial relationships with …

Zoology

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

How to Attract Earthworms in Your Garden

Today I’m going to tell you about attracting earthworms into your garden/encouraging the growth of worms if you already have some.<p>We all know that …

What STIs can you get from oral sex?

Some people mistakenly believe that it is rare or impossible for sexually transmitted infections to be spread through oral sex.<p>However, it is …

Public Health

Forget Cryptocurrencies: You're Better Off Buying These 3 Stocks

Don't gamble on bitcoin and other digital currencies. These stocks are much smarter plays.<p>Cryptocurrencies are exciting. They're also extremely …

How to prepare your Android phone for a factory reset

The extensibility of Android means we have a wide variety of options when it comes to choosing a phone. From the Pixels to the Samsung Experience UI …

66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

Pancreatic cancer: Modified flu virus destroys tumors

Researchers from the Queen Mary University of London in the United Kingdom have modified a flu virus and used it to successfully target pancreatic …

Ketamine ‘cures’ suicidal woman of bipolar and severe depression

<b>A woman who was so depressed she wanted to crash her car into a tree and kill herself has been ‘cured’ of the condition with ketamine …