Monica Hutchinson

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The World's First Hyperrealistic Male Sex Doll Is Really Something

This company's lifelike dolls can cost more than $10,000.<p>In this episode of VICELAND's <i>SLUTEVER</i>, Karley Sciortino finds herself in the world of lifelike custom male sex dolls. She meets the owners of Sinthetics, the leading manufacturer of these dolls, and visits their Los Angeles operation—part …

Los Angeles

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

The brain link between coffee and cannabis

Coffee is a complex substance and — as a new study finds — its metabolic interactions are equally complex. Surprisingly, coffee influences the same …

Why You May Want to Avoid These 2 Types of Blood Pressure Meds

Experts urge a change in medication to decrease risk of death.<p>For people with high blood pressure, fluctuating readings are a warning sign that you …

What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

WASHINGTON (AP) — A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button.Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a …

Could you pass this test given to black people registering to vote in America in 1964?

If you were a black American in the 1950s and early 60s, chances are you wouldn’t have been able to vote.<p>It was the height of the Jim Crow era, and …

Cruelty, Incompetence and Lies

Graham-Cassidy, the health bill the Senate may vote on next week, is stunningly cruel. It’s also incompetently drafted: The bill’s sponsors clearly had no idea what they were doing when they put it together. Furthermore, their efforts to sell the bill involve obvious, blatant lies.<p>Nonetheless, the …

Pastor accused of failing to open megachurch for victims of Hurricane Harvey

A Texas pastor has faced a growing online backlash after being accused of not opening the doors of his megachurch to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.<p>Joel Osteen, a senior pastor at the 16,000-capacity Christian Lakewood Church in Houston, has been criticised for not offering to shelter flooding …

R. Kelly Is Holding Women Against Their Will In A “Cult,” Parents Told Police

As the R&B legend tours the country this summer, parents have told police that R. Kelly is running an abusive "cult" that's tearing families apart. Three former members of Kelly’s inner circle told BuzzFeed News similar stories.<p><b>Backstage at the</b> Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, on …

Researchers Discover the Genetic Root of Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance<p>Currently, antibiotic resistance is one of the most dire threats to public health. Put simply, is what happens when medications …

Public Health

Feds Subpoena Records for $3.5M Mystery Mortgage on Manafort's Home

Federal investigators have subpoenaed records related to a $3.5 million mortgage that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort took out on his Hamptons home just after leaving the campaign, according to a source familiar with the matter.<p>The mortgage document that explains how Manafort would pay …

Trump saved a pesticide Obama wanted banned. Then, it poisoned several farmworkers.

In early May, laborers harvesting cabbage in a field near Bakersfield, California, caught a whiff of an odor. Some suddenly felt nauseated.<p>A local …

Dow Chemical

Comey hearing: FBI chief defends 'right choice' on handling Clinton email probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> FBI Director James Comey strongly defended Wednesday his decision to alert Congress just days before the 2016 election about his agency's investigation into emails potentially related to Hillary Clinton's personal server, telling senators while the idea of impacting the election made him …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Trump signs order to reconsider national monuments created by Obama, George W. Bush and Clinton

The fierce debate over public land in the West is almost certain to intensify following President Trump's signing of an executive order Wednesday that could lead to the reduction or elimination of some national monuments.<p>The order, which Trump signed in a ceremony in the office of Interior …

Forests

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

Apps

26 Little Details From "Harry Potter" That'll Totally Blow Your Mind

Consider me stupefied.

Science has some pretty sad news about girls and math

We all know the stereotypes, right? Boys are just better than girls at math and science. But can that possibly be true? Well, Florida State …

If Humble People Make the Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall for Charismatic Narcissists?

The research is clear: when we choose humble, unassuming people as our leaders, the world around us becomes a better place.<p>Humble leaders improve the performance of a company in the long run because they create more collaborative environments. They have a balanced view of themselves – both their …

Leadership

Google opens up to kids under 13 with Family Link

Google has its eye on your kids.<p>The tech giant is opening up its many online services to kids under 13 with a new tool called Family Link: an app …

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

Dessert

A look at taxes imposed by Obama's health care law

A look at the $1.1 trillion in taxes over 10 years imposed by former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The revenue helped pay for the …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

Lose It! Has a Built-In Visual Guide to Help You Figure Out Serving Sizes

iOS/Android: When it comes to tracking food, we’re bad at estimating our portion sizes. We’ve shared reference charts like this one before, but …

Associated Press News

Trump’s plan to roll back Medicaid will especially affect his voters

On Sunday, the Trump administration signaled its intention to convert Medicaid to a block-grant program, giving states more flexibility in how they finance health care for low-income residents. If implemented as part of an Obamacare repeal, the change would likely result in overall less funding for …

One of the Oldest Questions in Biology Is Finally at Its End: Why Do Organisms Reproduce Sexually?

Biologists have been speculating on the reason why such a complicated process for reproduction, sex, became the most common mode for advanced …

Biology