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Bill Gates Backs Birth Control With Wireless On-Off Switch

First Bill Gates brought us a better condom. Now, the billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder is taking birth control to an even more amazing level.<p>Gates is backing a long-lasting implantable birth control device that can be turned on and off with a remote control. With this device -- a …

Sex worker trade booming in Silicon Valley

<i>Correction and clarification: A previous version of this story had the wrong name for Preferred411.com.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — For years, sex workers have been the entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that no one talks about.<p>But with money flowing from the technology industry, the sex trade is booming.<p>"I …

Boehner: Obama's Not Getting a 'Blank Check' for the Border

House Speaker John Boehner brushed off President’s Barack Obama’s bill to address the border crisis as a “blank check” Thursday, indicating his …

WATCH: 20 Misconceptions About Sex

In this video produced by <i>Mental Floss</i>, Dr. Aaron E. Carroll, professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine and author of <i>Don’t Put</i> …

England: Land of Royals, Tea and Horrific Pedophilia Coverups

From politicians’ fraudulent expenses to phone hacking, Britain has become surprisingly scandal-strewn in recent years, but the latest reputational …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Cool riders: on the road with outlaw biker gangs in the 60s – in pictures

Way before there was Easy Rider, a young photographer called Danny Lyon went on the road with motorcycle gangs and published The Bikeriders, an iconic and seminal glimpse into outlaw life taken between 1963 and 1967.<p>Showing at the Atlas Gallery, London, from 19 June to 16 August.

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …