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Internet Porn and Body Image

One has to wonder what the late Helen Gurley Brown would make of the sexually explicit world now available to young teens, both for viewing <i>and</i> …

Loving Maternal Siberian Husky Dog and Her Two Canine Brothers Adopt a Tiny Kitten as Their Own

In April 2015, a tiny kitten named Rosie came into the home of Lilo the Husky and her two canine brothers and each of them, particularly Lilo took to …

Religulous?

Can I be the only one with this love/hate thing for Bill Maher? Millions of us must tune into <i>Real Time</i> on Friday nights -- martini or doobie in hand -- for the pleasure of watching Bill eviscerate all those Right Wing boobs (most congressmen from the Bible Belt, and EVERY Fox News reporter). I …

Ted Cruz’s Simple, Radical Tax Plan

Like Rand Paul before him, Ted Cruz is promoting a tax plan that relies heavily on a value-added tax, or VAT. And like Mr. Paul, Mr. Cruz is not calling his VAT a VAT.<p>He has good reason not to.<p>Mr. Cruz talks a lot about his proposal for a 10 percent flat tax on personal income, which would be far …

Economics

Banned Substances, Supplements & the CrossFit Athlete - Page 2 of 2

Page: 2« Prev<p>So why do supplements with these “illegal” ingredients even exist?<p>Despite its classification as a WADA banned substance, …

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Smithsonian

Adorable corgi puppy Beau keeps escaping this dog proof fence

<b>This little fella has worked out how to escape a puppy proof fence.</b><p>Beau, an 11 week old corgi, can be seen pulling down and climbing over a gate, …

ISIS in Afghanistan: Proxy War against Iran and China | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The nature of the war in Afghanistan has shifted dramatically in recent months. While the US and NATO continue to be actively involved in the country</i> …

Conservative Christians Are Still Fighting Gay Marriage, But It's An Uphill Battle Against The Courts

A recent string of losses doesn't bode well for the religious campaign.<p>For more than 20 years, conservative Christians have been building the case that laws protecting gay people and legalizing same-sex marriage place an unconstitutional burden on the rights of religious people who believe …

Is Running Good For Weight Loss?

Photo:Shutterstock.comWhen people are asked why they run, an overwhelming majority cite the desire to lose weight (and presumably get healthier in …

Exercise

How Realistic Is Donald Trump's Immigration Plan?

Donald Trump's immigration plan is — like the candidate — flashy, strident and headline-grabbing. Fox News called it "an early Christmas gift" for immigration hawks. Conservative commentator Ann Coulter pronounced it "the greatest political document since the Magna Carta."<p>But some of those in the …

Immigration

21 Pop Culture Couples Costumes MADE for Halloween 2015

Ah, we’re nearing the end of summer and that means two things. Re:Make will be here before we know it and Halloween (aka our fave time of the year, duh) is approaching faster than PSL season. While we’ve been prepping for the month where we get to dress up in a million costumes for some time now — …

Hump Day relief: This kitten learning to groom himself all wrong

To help you get through your Hump Day, allow us to introduce you to Neo the kitten who, lucky for us, is really bad at doing things. Neo was sitting …

Japan Can't Afford to Give Centenarians Gifts Anymore Because There Are Too Many of Them

Every year on Senior’s Day, new Japanese centenarians receive a special <i>sakazuki</i> — a silver cup valued at around $64. But as the country’s population …

'Alien' plants spreading across the world causing billions in damage, says study

Many of the world’s plants are turning “alien”, spread by people into new areas where they choke out native vegetation in a worsening trend that causes billions of dollars in damage, scientists said on Wednesday.<p>The invaders include water hyacinth from the Amazon, which has spread to about 50 …

Biodiversity

Hillary's email: 10 questions

Some of the issues revolve around what is, was or should be classified.<p>The steady “drip, drip, drip” of the Hillary Clinton email flap — combined with aggressive spin launched this week by the Clinton campaign — creates confusion about the underlying facts. Is the email controversy a real risk for …

U.S. Dept. of State

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Water Supply

Water

Why Your 401K Is a Scam!

I hate writing about finance. The most violent, ugly people in the world work in the traditional finance industry.<p>I write something and instead of responding with a well-reasoned argument, they write things like "James Altucher is a wacko" or "James Altucher is a scumbag".<p>I've written for or …

Beheaded Scholar Refused To Tell ISIS The Location Of Hidden Antiquities

"He told me, 'I was born in Palmyra and will stay in Palmyra and will not leave even if costs me my blood.'"<p>He was nicknamed “Mr. Palmyra” after the ancient Syrian city whose excavation and preservation he had dedicated most of his life to.<p>Family, friends and colleagues say it was this very …

Accuser in prep school rape case finishes testimony on stand

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A teenage girl who accuses a recent graduate of an elite prep school of raping her as part of a campus tradition of sexual …

Pulitzer Prize

Radio hosts tell woman live on air her husband had Ashley Madison account

Australian radio station Nova FM’s breakfast duo Fitzy and Wippa tell woman her husband’s email address was registered with website for casual affairs<p>Radio listeners have responded with anger after a Sydney woman was told live on air that her husband was registered with the Ashley Madison website …

Ashley Madison