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The Factory of Fakes

How a workshop uses digital technology to craft perfect copies of imperilled art.<p>The Egyptian painters who decorated King Tut’s burial chamber had to work quickly—the pharaoh died unexpectedly, at about the age of nineteen, and proper preparations had not been made. Plaster was applied to lumpy …

6 Signs He's Definitely Flirting with You

And not actually lost/wondering how he looks in this shirt/looking for his dog…you get the point<p>When was the last time a cute stranger flirted with you? It may have been more recently than you think—and you probably had no idea it was even happening. A new study published in <i>Communication Research</i> …

The 10 Reasons Why Men Cheat

In a previous post I wrote about some of the reasons women might choose to be sexual outside of their primary relationship. Judging from some of the …

The Cougar Town effect? How twenty-something men prefer to date older women because they are more 'intriguing and attractive'

Men in their twenties actively seek relationships with older women, because they find them to be more 'attractive, intriguing and secure' than people …

Relationships

6 Clear Signs Your Ex Wants You Back

They may still be thinking about you, too.<p><i>This article was written by Michael Griswold and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>You know that old saying about how exes always come crawling back? Well, apparently, according to <i>Us Weekly</i>, Brad Pitt is blowing up Jennifer Aniston's phone in light …

20 Secrets About Men That We Wish Women Knew

By Phoenix Down,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16PYS9N<p>1. We don’t want to be, and are not, “at war” with you.<p>We want more than anything to get …

3 Things to Do With Ice Cubes In Bed

Her new favorite sex toy is hiding in your freezer<p>Want to heat things up in the bedroom? First, cool down.<p>By employing a technique called temperature play—using hot or cold sensations to stimulate the neuroreceptors under your skin—you can add a little kink to your sex life, says Talia Wagner, a …

What Love Is, And What We Often Confuse It With

By Ronny Osorio,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16GtSZf<p>What’s the first thing that comes to our minds when we hear the word love? Is it sex? A red …

10 ways we hurt our romantic relationships (Must See)

<b>Ways we hurt our romantic relationships</b>: It’s not easy to have a great relationship with your boy/girlfriend, partner, or spouse. But it’s not …

Getting Your Legs Broken for a Few Extra Inches – A Growing Trend in the World of Cosmetic Surgery

Limb-lengthening operations are a growing trend in the field of cosmetic surgery. The procedure is generally viewed as a godsend for people whose …

Artist Claims Hanging Penis Sculptures Are Clouds

Residents of Auckland, New Zealand are suspicious of claims that these newly-installed aluminum mesh sculptures at a train station in New Lynn are meant to resemble clouds:<p>"Oh my God, it's a cock and balls," Phil Wellman, of Blockhouse Bay, told the New Zealand Herald.<p>Joy Dale, of Mt Roskill, gave …

Sculpture

11 Secrets Men Keep From Their Girlfriends

The Women's Health Guy Next Door provides the precious intel that your guy may never say out loud.<p>I'm not great at keeping secrets. If anything, I'm prone to oversharing. But in the arena of love, there are still a few things that I—like most guys—would prefer to keep under wraps. But it's not …

10 Texting and Online Dating Tips for Tech-Savvy Singles

Experts share their true-and-tried dating rules to help you score a date in the digital world<p>Last week, Match.com released its fifth annual Singles …

Sex Therapists Share 8 Sex Tips Straight from Men

Communicating both of your desires during sex and giving them a shot will enhance your relationship on much more than just a physical level<p>Chances …

When Did You Realize It Was Over?

“I came home crying after a huge fight with my boyfriend. I was on the couch. My dad saw me. He didn't know it was because of my boyfriend, but he …

Author Reveals How He Knows Charles Manson's Fiancee Only Wanted Him For His Corpse

Author Daniel Simone's claim that Charles Manson's much younger fiancee only wants to marry him so she can put his corpse on display and charge people to see the infamous cult leader's dead body has been widely reported in recent days.<p>But what has received far less attention is where Simone, author …

Can You Love Too Much?

Conventional belief is that we can never love too much, but that isn’t always true. Sometimes, love can blind us so that we deny painful truths. We …

Mental Disorders

7 Courageous Steps to Reconciling a Struggling Relationship

<b>“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” ~Ronald Reagan</b><p>I have always had a tumultuous relationship …

Positive Thinking

The Shocking Thing Men Are Insecure About in Bed

Size isn't the only measurement that matters to him.<p>It's not exactly news that penis size is a big deal to the male ego. Yet there's another measurement that matters to dudes, as well: how much semen they ejaculate per orgasm. Yep, this was actually the subject of research. A small study presented …

New York City

Why You Forget: 5 Strange Facts About Memory

Memory can be a playful thing. It collects minute details from childhood events, yet leaves us wondering where we left our keys.<p>There are several …

The Brain

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

When to Sleep with a Guy You Just Started Dating

According to a very unscientific survey<p>Maybe you have a strict policy about when it’s acceptable for you to get naked and do the nasty with a new guy, or maybe you just go with the flow (no judgment either way). A new survey claims to have found the magic number of dates you should go on before …

5 Signs You've Found 'The One'

Lock this person down and fast!<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Jayne and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Dating can be confusing. It's human nature to have a tendency to get nervous and obsess about getting into the right relationship, especially after a failed relationship or …

A Former A**hole Answers for His Bad Behavior

One dude explains why guys act like total jerks sometimes.<p>I used to treat some women pretty terribly. I was an a-hole, and it was at least vaguely intentional. I’m not proud of it. I have reasons, but not good ones.<p>I vividly remember the first woman I adored toward whom I was aloof. That’s where it …

2 simple tips for online dating success

What do people really like in an online dating profile? The answer to that question took researchers by surprise.<p>They say being too awesome or too …

13 Mistakes That Will Tank Your First Date

Don’t sabotage your relationship before it even starts<p>Going on a first date can feel like walking a tightrope: You’re trying to impress her without coming on too strong—or worse, looking desperate.As a result, lots of guys wind up making the same mistakes. A new survey by activity-planning site …

Book Review: Andy Stanley's Troubling Rules on Love, Sex, and Dating

Expand | Collapse<p>As I stumble through the awkward limbo of single, yet soon-to-be-married, I've tried to read every resource tagged within the …

Fifty Shades of Grey: It doesn't take a genius to realise that Christian Grey is a domestic abuser

At this point in the book, Christian has met Ana just three times. Is "phone-tracking...stalker" really the way a potential love interest should be …