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How to have safer sex on the road

For all of the articles about traveling long term, and the packing lists, and the ultralight “I only carried 15 pounds down the entire Appalachian …

The Dragon's Back and beyond: the best hikes in Hong Kong

You’d be forgiven for thinking that hiking isn’t among the must-try activities in Hong Kong – that the only place you’ll cop an eyeful of green is in Yau Ma Tei’s Jade Market. But a quick look at a map tells a different story: the territory is mostly painted in swathes of emerald and azure, fringed …

Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

Imagine Dragons

David Cameron: Children should be taught about 'dangers' of online porn in classroom

Telegraph Wonder Women campaign victory: Children should be taught about the “dangers” of internet pornography in the classroom, David Cameron has said as he signalled that sex education guidance issued to teachers should be modernised.<p>The Prime Minister said he backed changes in the way teachers …

Syria crisis: No clear winner in Russia-US G20 duel

<b>Both sides have claimed victory in this G20 gladiatorial contest over Syria, but identifying who is on which team is not straightforward.</b><p>So who backed Russia and who backed the United States?<p>According to President Vladimir Putin, the outcome was not a 50/50 split, but a balance of opinion in …

Geopolitics

iRig Pro

The all-in-one audio/MIDI interface<br>that fits in your pocket.<p>The only Interface you need for making music on the go.<p>Wouldn't it be great to have one …

The Perfect Nap: Sleeping Is a Mix of Art and Science

Why Some Snoozing Sessions Leave You Groggy While Others Help<p>There's an art to napping.<p>Studies have found different benefits—and detriments—to a nap's timing, duration and even effect on different people, depending on one's age and possibly genetics.<p>"Naps are actually more complicated than we …

Sleep

Fad Diets Will Seem Even Crazier After You See This

On one level, it's easy to understand the allure of a fad diet: Eat this, not that and you'll lose weight, guaranteed. Who doesn't want an easy way to shed unwanted pounds?<p>It was that sort of thinking that first prompted photographer Stephanie Gonot to investigate many current fad diets. "I had …

Russian Caravan: Religious Right Groups Latch Onto Nation’s Extreme Anti-Gay Laws

Russia’s harsh new anti-gay laws have drawn global outcry – but they’re also receiving support from some unexpected quarters. A faction within the …

Daylight Atheism

<i>Part of A Book of Blood</i><p>Many evangelical Christian organizations tout what they see as the ultimate benefit of their belief system – the chance to …

First Kiss: why rape myths are so dangerous

<i>Trigger warning for child abuse, sexual assault, and victim blaming</i>.<p><i>Alena wrote her story in a comment on my post</i> “future husbands: your future wife …

Study Says Yelling Is As Hurtful as Hitting

Parents Who Yell at Teens Can Increase Risk of Depression and Aggression<p>Parents who yell at their adolescent children for misbehaving can cause some of the same problems as hitting them would, including increased risk of depression and aggressive behavior, according to a new study.<p>A good, warm …

Parenting

Let My People Go: The Impact of Patriarchy in the Church

Patriarchy is an oppressive cultural norm with a history that predates Christianity.<p>Fortunately, it is fading from our global community. …

sexual abuse, rape, and sexual coercion

<i>trigger warning for sexual assault, abuse, descriptions of rape, victim blaming, and emotional manipulation</i><p>Yesterday, one of my readers bravely …

Oxford dictionary adds “twerk,” “derp,” “selfie,” “phablet,” and more voguish vocabulary

Oxford Dictionaries Online (ODO) is adding a slew of words that only recently came into general usage, many driven by fast-moving trends in technology and culture. Yes, “twerk” is now in the dictionary.<p>The most relevant addition to the dictionary for Quartz readers is probably “phablet,” a …

Language

What Are Some Good Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Eat On the Go?

<b>Q:</b> What are some good make-ahead or on the go breakfasts for super early mornings?<p>Sent by <b>Amy and Justin</b><p><b>Editor:</b> Take a look at these round-ups for …

Portable

Beef Satay Recipe - Thai-Style Grilled Beef Skewers

Your New Favorite Blueberry Pancake Recipe

The pancakes at Clinton St. Bakery are famous for a reason. But that doesn't mean you can't make them at home.<p><b>My daughter and I love the pancakes over at the Clinton Street Bakery, but she is a lazy teenager sometimes (she will kill me for saying that), so she never wants to wait on the line. I did</b> …