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This Alabama Abortion Doctor Is so Badass There's a Documentary About Her

At 8:30 A.M., the ob-gyn office of Yashica Robinson, M.D., in Huntsville, Alabama, is already crowded. Under portraits of sleepy newborns on the lilac-painted walls, pregnant women wait on comfortable couches, flipping though magazines; some keep an eye on their young children. Despite the warm …

Medicaid Fraud

Cat found three years after going missing

<b>A pet cat feared dead after escaping from kennels in Aberdeenshire almost three years ago has been reunited with his owners.</b><p>Ollie disappeared in July 2013 while his owners were abroad on holiday.<p>The Bailey family started searching for their pet but were beginning to lose hope as the months …

Pets

Why Intelligent People Are Happier Spending Time Alone

Are you happier when you spend less time with people and more time working toward some type of goal? According to a study on happiness that was …

Happiness

Woman With A Hearing Loss Taught Her Deaf Cat Sign Language

A woman with a hearing loss has taught her cats sign language. One of them is a deaf cat.<p>When Kim Silva retired from teaching at the American School …

Language

I’m a Cop Whose Body-Cam Footage of a Shooting Went Viral

He came at me with a knife, screaming "Kill me" and "I'm going to kill you." I pulled my gun, and will never forget the following three minutes and 20-odd seconds.<p><i>Life Inside is an ongoing collaboration between the Marshall Project and VICE that offers first-person perspectives from those who live</i> …

'Fathers must talk to children about feelings', says Prince William

The Duke of Cambridge has urged fathers to discuss mental well-being with their children and families and be more open about their own feelings as he celebrated his third Father's Day as a parent.<p>William spoke about the importance of families discussing young people's mental health issues, warning …

Japanese photographer captures the lives of cats in Tokyo with beautiful results

It’s amazing to see what a <b>cat</b> can get up to in the <b>city</b> during the <b>night</b> and <b>day</b>.<p>Japanese photographer Masayuki Oki has a knack for finding and …

Single-Ingredient Beauty Products With Major Results

Reading the ingredient labels on beauty products can be like catapulting into a PhD-level chemistry class. Ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate? …

Women’s rights in the US may be about to plunge back to the 1960s

A safe and accessible abortion is a human right and, in the US, a right protected by the Constitution. But this hasn’t stopped abortion rights from coming under constant attack, as evidenced most recently by <i>Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.</i><p>The case, currently before the US Supreme Court, …

Feminism

How to cope when life seems frightening and upsetting

For many, this year has already felt relentlessly bleak. Political uncertainty, terrorist atrocities and global conflicts are hard to comprehend.<p>But this past month seems to have been even more difficult to bear. More than 50 people have been killed by a gunman in Las Vegas, who opened fire at an …

Mental Health

Here's How You May Really Feel About Your Husband Once He Becomes a Dad

One day, he's your partner. The next, he's Satan-sent spawn wielding a very loud toothbrush.<p>On a recent Sunday, my daughter's late nap bumped her bedtime to later than usual, and my husband and I needed to find a way to run down the clock. So, I insisted on a family outing to Ikea, which I learned …

‘The knee-high socks are the worst part!’ Anna Brewster on the 'Versailles' costumes

We might only have just romped through episode three of BBC 2’s <i>Versailles,</i> but it’s been rock ‘n roll viewing to say the least. The “hysterical historical drama” has served up sex, intrigue, cross-dressing and most importantly, great hair. With an unprecedented £24 million budget (twice as much as</i> …

Cats Are Adorable Physicists

They may be fluffy and cute, but behind the eyes of your favorite feline friend lies something that’s far more than catnip and cuddles—a sharp brain …

Physics

Restaurant Owner Receives Social Media Storm After Banning Supporters Of Semi-Automatic Weapons

Four days after the terrorist attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, a restaurant-owner is receiving a great deal of negative attention. Her crime? Politicizing her business and making it clear that anyone who believes that Americans should own semi-automatic weapons does not belong in either of the …

The Science of Mass Shooters: What Drives a Person to Kill?

Just days after a gunman opened fire in a gay club in Orlando, Florida, a complex and sometimes contradictory picture of his motivations is emerging. …

Psychic powers have long been the realm of fantasy and science fiction. But today, researchers are getting closer to developing technology-aided telepathy. Learn how the process works, and if you will someday be able to talk to your honey using only your

100,000 viewers recently tuned in to see Mark Zuckerberg and Jerry Seinfeld chew the fat on the first ever Q&A session on Facebook Live. At one …

Brainwaves

Simon’s Cat Logic Explains Why Cats Choose Such Unusual Places to Sleep

In a new episode of the adorably informative series “Simon’s Cat Logic“, illustrator Simon Toland and animal behaviorist Nicky Trevorrow explain why …

Canada launches revolutionary Star Trek coin-based economy

Canadian money is already a little confusing for Americans, what with the loonies, the toonies, and those pennies that look just like American …

Star Trek

Consuelo Wonderland

‘I need to kill your kids’: Pa. mom charged in death of 3-year-old daughter, police say

Before police arrested Regina Lester for homicide, a neighbor found the Pennsylvania mother hugging a tree in the front yard of her home. She was completely naked.<p>“I’m sorry,” Lester, 30, told the neighbor, according to an arrest affidavit. “I didn’t mean to do it. You understand, I had to get the …

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Joe Biden Wrote An Incredible Letter To The Stanford Rape Survivor

Vice President Joe Biden’s letter to the Stanford rape survivor should be read by everyone<p>The survivor who endured a horrific assault at the hands of …

Test Your Seasickness with This Video of a Navy Ship Battling a Storm

How long can you hold out?<p>This footage of the Royal New Zealand Navy's HMNZS <i>Otago</i> is not for the faint of heart. On the day this footage was taken, the ship apparently encountered a storm packing 50 mile an hour winds and sixty foot swells.<p>As if that weren't bad enough, <i>Otago</i>'s bow begins to fall …

Farewell to Two Long-Lived New Yorker Cartoonists

Ars longa, vita brevis. For cartoonists, especially long-lived ones like Frank Modell, who died two weeks ago, at the age of ninety-eight, or Anatol Kovarsky, who passed away last week, at ninety-seven, it’s often the other way around. That just comes with the territory. The job of the cartoonist …

Typography

America's First Cat Bar Promises Wines & Felines

Having a latte with an American shorthair seemed fun enough. But Denver wants to take cat cafes to a new level — with America's first cat bar.<p>Cat …

Turmeric Health Benefits, Recipes And How To Eat The Bright Yellow Root

It's the spice of the moment.<p>Turmeric has been knocking around in curries for years and years. However recently it’s had something of a revival: from …

Curries

5 Surprising Secrets of True Happiness

Finding happiness is without doubt a daily struggle, but the keys to unlocking it are closer than you think.<p>Finding happiness is, without doubt, a daily struggle. We search for it endlessly, through self-help books, TV shows, ice cream sundaes, or deep conversations with friends. The true keys to …

Castor and Pollux

Castor and Pollux (the Dioscuri) are figures from Greek and Roman mythology considered the twin sons of Zeus or Jupiter. Semi-divine figures, they …

Dating app Bumble slams -- and bans -- misogynist user

When Bumble launched in 2014, it hailed itself as a new kind of dating app that gave women control over their romantic destinies.<p>Now, it's asserting that power and removing users who don't treat women like the queens they are.<p>Last week, the company said it was blocking a user named Connor after …