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5 asexual women on how they experience intimacy in their relationship

Because sex isn't the only way to be intimate.<p>Asexuality is a sexual orientation that many sexual people still don't understand. There are so many misconceptions about asexuality. Unlike celibacy (where someone opts not to have sex), asexuality isn't a choice. Asexuals - also known as 'aces' - are …

Stock Markets

Things that are tricky to do in space - in 60 seconds

As US astronauts go on six and a half hour space walk outside the International Space Station, we look at some of the most difficult tasks to perform whilst in orbit<p>On Wednesday two US astronauts venture outside the ISS on a spacewalk as part of routine maintenance.<p>Tasks such as this are integral …

Space Exploration

'X-Ray Vision' Device Uses Wi-Fi Reflections To See Through Walls

It can even track your hand movements<p>Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) are presenting a new method for seeing through walls. They call it RF-Capture, and it builds on research CSAIL has been working on since 2013. The paper was accepted to the SIGGRAPH …

Space Science

Why Humanity's Survival May Depend on Colonizing Mars

After decades of space exploration and countless movies on the subject, why exactly does Mars continue to inspire such high levels of cultural and scientific fascination?<p>Both the red planet and NASA are coasting on a wave of newfound popularity, taking center stage in big-budget Hollywood …

Asteroids

Are Those Really Alien Megastructures? How Astronomers Plan To Investigate

There's something weird happening around a faraway star.<p>Skywatchers have noticed something "bizarre" in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Located 1,480 light-years away, a star named KIC 8462852 has something big circling around it, and it's not a planet.<p>Usually when a planet …

What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Relationship

Snuggle smart, folks.<p>When it comes to you and your partner, there are plenty of factors that define your relationship — the way you communicate, the way you handle conflict, the way you touch. And now, you can add the way you sleep to that list.<p>According to findings released by U.K. group The Sleep …

The Shortcut To Bonding With A Romantic Partner On A Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

Polyamorous relationships and the 'messes' of love

My introduction to the concept of polyamory, or Polyamory 101 as I like to think of it, occurred a few months ago when I was walking with a friend across Harvard Yard. My friend, who's in her late 20s, mentioned that she engages in polyamorous relationships.<p>For a second, I thought: A poly-who?<p>Then, …

13 Ways to Keep Love Alive

You may have heard that long-term relationships eventually and inevitably become flat and boring. Many people believe this myth and expect this to occur to them. When they experience moments in which feelings of attraction, desire, or sexual excitement are not powerfully stimulating, they assume …

Relationships

Educational Travel: Why You Should Try It

Mark Twain once said "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do, than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." This is in essence what traveling …

Mark Twain

Drone Video: The Gigantic New Telescope China's Building To Hunt Aliens

Making FAST progress<p>Bigger is better when it comes to radio telescopes--and China is building the biggest.<p>China began constructing the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope this past summer. New drone footage released by China Central Television shows they are making rapid progress. …

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

Your 'mind's eye' can make its own decisions - Futurity

Scientists were surprised to learn the part of the brain responsible for seeing can essentially make decisions just like "higher level" brain areas.

The Brain

Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle

In my nearly 20 years of work in organization development, I’ve never heard anyone say that a leader communicated too much or too well. On the contrary, the most common improvement suggestion I’ve seen offered up on the thousands of 360 evaluations I’ve reviewed over the years is that it would be …

How to Know It's Real Love

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What Is Real Love?

Hi again, everyone!<p>It's yet another wonderful day to be alive. Another chance to improve on the day before!<p>I found this wonderful quote today by American monk, poet and author, Thomas Merton. I just love my quotes. And this one really got me thinking, "this is it!" This is the answer to the …

Relationships

If This Isn't Real Love, What Is? The Fallibility of Infatuation

<i>"Love -- a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker." -- Author Unknown</i><p>Ahh... love. Is there anything else that feels quite so sublime?<p>Your heart's pounding, …

Relationships

16 Characteristics of Real Love

Love. It makes the world go 'round, right? Well, at least that's the how the saying goes. But is it true? It should be, but so many people confuse love with things like jealousy or possessiveness. True love isn't either of those things. But these 16 things are.<p>So here are the characteristics of …

How To Know If It's A Rebound Or Real Love

I'm frequently asked by clients both in new and long-term relationships how to determine if the relationship is a rebound or real love.<p>The term …

How 'The Martian' Became A Science Love Story

If you watch the film <i>The Martian,</i> you'll see Hollywood explosions and special effects galore, but you'll also see some serious science.<p>Actor Matt Damon, who plays stranded astronaut Mark Watney, must calculate his way through food shortages, Martian road trips and other misadventures as he fights …

Love Stories

If You Ever Fall In Love

If you ever fall in love, fall in love with someone who...<p>You can laugh with, but also cry with.<p>You can joke around with, but also be serious with.<p>You can enjoy the present moment with, but also envision a future with.<p>You can enjoy nights out with, but also sit in comfortable silence.<p>You can bring …

Relationships