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'Serious damage' to China-Taiwan ties as activist Lee Ming-cheh jailed

Outcry over five-year sentence handed to Taiwanese human rights defender who was secretly arrested while visiting China in March<p>A court in China has sentenced a Taiwanese democracy activist to five years in prison on subversion charges in a case that has strained relations between Beijing and …

The extreme dieting regimen that self-help guru Tim Ferriss uses to stay lean

Tim Ferriss, author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tribe of Mentors," is a firm believer in ketogenic diets and fasting. Here's why he believes so firmly in it. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Disclaimer: Tim Ferriss is not a doctor. Please seek medical supervision before attempting to go</i> …


Donald Trump revives 'Pocahontas' jab during event honoring Native Americans

US President Donald Trump has derided a Democratic senator as "Pocahontas" during an event honoring Native American war veterans. The White House has …

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …


Secret “$50 Marijuana Stock Blueprint…”

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Scientists confirm genetics of schizophrenia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Creating an effective treatment for schizophrenia requires a better understanding of its biology, of the genes that cause it. Using technology to illuminate chromosomes, scientists confirmed the underlying genetics of this mental disorder. The identified genetic disruptions occur at a …


Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Urban legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stuff like stinky cheese makes your junk taste rank. To find out if there's any validity to this, we had a male-male and female-female couple try a sex experiment.<p><i>All illustrations by</i> <i>Heather Benjamin</i><p>"Your cum …

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The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

If You Have This Gene, Don’t Smoke Weed

The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.<p>According to new research, you don’t sit around in …


Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed

Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home in Melbourne, Australia, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral — her funeral.<p>Finally, she spotted the man she’d been waiting for. She stepped out of her car, and her husband put his hands on his head in horror.<p>“Is it my …