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Why People Have Sex With Animals

In a new study, researchers surveyed nearly 1,000 zoophiles about frequency of sex with animals, beliefs about zoophilia, and their sexual preferences and practices.<p>In 1948, Alfred Kinsey shocked the world when he released his first publication about Americans’ sexual behaviors. Among his more …

Animals

Unlike Thinx, Erectile Dysfunction Ads Had No Problem Getting on the Subway

The agency behind the MTA's subway ads deemed menstrual underwear brand Thinx's 2015 campaign "inappropriate." Erectile dysfunction ads that went up earlier this year faced less scrutiny.<p>On the subway in New York earlier this year, I noticed advertisements for two erectile dysfunction medication …

Feminism

Rape in relationships is a very real thing, and we need to call it what it is

On Thursday afternoon, Bobette Riales came forward on Twitter and accused actor Danny Masterson of raping her “repeatedly,” while she was in a …

Andrea Werhun: 'It’s a really good time to talk about sex work'

Modern Whore, the young Canadian’s memoir, is a candid account of her time as an escort. She explains how she ‘created something that’s never been made before’<p>Andrea Werhun grew up in a loving Toronto home, with supportive parents in whom she was always able to confide. When, aged 22, she told her …

Paralysed rats walk again after breakthrough surgery using stem cells from a human's mouth

<b>Stem cells from a human's mouth were used in the process.</b><p>Seeing a rat scurry by would send many people running away screaming, but researchers at Israel's Technion institute of technology were joyful when they saw one particular rodent walking.<p>The rat, once paralysed with a completely severed …

Cape Town's water crisis: driven by politics more than drought

Cape Town, South Africa’s second most populous city, is hurtling towards “Day Zero”: the day taps run dry. This is expected in March.<p>Cape Town is …

Water

From Cape Town to Cuba, Where to Find Pantone's Color of the Year 2018

To be honest, the first thing that came to mind when we saw this year's Pantone Color of the Year was Prince. The selection, a deep blue-based purple called 'Ultra Violet,' was the late singer's signature and after his death in 2016, it made a resurgence on murals, memorials, and national …

Trump gets into the gutter with Gillibrand tweet

<b>(CNN) —</b> In one of his early morning tweets Tuesday, the President of the United States lashed out at a sitting US senator, appeared to imply that she offered to trade sexual favors for campaign donations, and then called her "used."<p>"Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck …

South Africa's nearly man Ramaphosa may lead country at last

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The nearly man of South African politics, Cyril Ramaphosa, is at last in with a chance of becoming president after being overlooked for years.<p>FILE PHOTO: South Africa's President and African National Congress (ANC) party president Jacob Zuma (L) gestures at Deputy President …

South Africa

So We Can't Even Prosecute Our Rapists Now?

A 19-year-old North Carolina woman was shocked to learn that once you've said "yes" to sex, you apparently can't say "no."<p>In the endless debates over sexual assault in this country, there is one thing most people seem to agree on: If you have sex with someone after they've said "no," it's rape. …

North Carolina

Anita Sarkeesian's astounding 'garbage human' moment

Feminist speaker hits back at trolls and haters<p>A phone camera is trained on Anita Sarkeesian as she prepares to speak on a panel. In footage later posted online, the camera wobbles slightly. Its setting is on high zoom. It follows her every move.<p>After so many public appearances, Sarkeesian has …

High-end hikes offer great food, comfy bed at end of the day

<b>(CNN) —</b> While the modern hiker may spend days trekking miles up mountains, over rivers and through the woods, many of today's trekkers opt to skip toting their own packs and setting up camp at day's end.<p>The more fabulous hikes often end with a gourmet meal and a trained massage therapist kneading …

Hiking

How women are pushing back against rape culture in South Africa

South Africa's sexual offense statistics are alarming. A high-profile court case sparked a national debate about rape culture as well as the …

South Africa

Why Wonder Woman is the hero we need

Wonder Woman's Long, Strange Journey Of Liberation To The Big Screen

After decades of being objectified, fetishized, chained up, and held down by men, Wonder Woman, the most popular female comic book hero of all-time, has finally, triumphantly liberated herself from her shackles and proven her mettle to even the most obstinate doubters.<p>That is to say, she has her …

The Ending of 'Wonder Woman' Risks Everything on 'Justice League'

There's a moment midway through <i>Wonder Woman</i> that works as perfect counterpoint to every one of the nine hundred and sixty-four superhero movies we've …

Nightmarishly Beautiful Illustrations Of Reimagined Asian Myths

Fashion illustration and fashion design aren't exactly the same thing, since designs are used to make clothing but fashion illustrations often …

Myths

U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry Rejects Effective Male Contraceptive Because It Works

An Indian biomedical engineer has invented the perfect birth control -- but no U.S pharmaceutical company wants anything to do with it.<p>One man has …

Pharma

FUTURE OF PORN: This creepy mannequin head is tipped to take sex industry by storm

VR BANGERS•GETTYThis creepy head could be key to the future of VR porn<p>As sex robots become more realistic, leading experts to worry about the future …

Virtual Reality

These beautiful blue glowing beaches are breathtaking

If you have not seen a beach like this before I guarantee you will be in awe after watching this video.<p>There are certain beaches around the world …

Protons

I Helped Create the Milo Trolling Playbook. You Should Stop Playing Right Into It.

In 2009, I helped sketch out a marketing campaign for an internet personality and blogger named Tucker Max. With a very limited advertising budget …

Rights & Freedoms

9 incredible things we learnt from the CIA's declassified documents - aliens, psychic powers and invisible ink recipes

The CIA has just released around 13 million pages of declassified documents online spanning from the 1940s to the 1990s – <b>so what have we learnt?</b><p>Discussions about assassinating Fidel Castro, information on Nazi war criminals and Cold War surveillance are among the trove of documents released under …

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Superheroes Are Turning Your Kids Into Villains, Not Heroes

[Image by mojzagrebinfo via Pixabay]<p>A recent study suggests that superhero cultures, such as cartoons, increase the aggressive behavior of children. …

Women are making a powerful point about sexual violence by displaying the clothes they were assaulted in

After a recent New Year’s Eve celebration in Bengaluru, India, turned into what eyewitnesses called a “mass molestation” of women, a few politicians came forward with a culprit for the reported assaults: “They try to copy westerners not only in mindset, but even the dressing,” said Bengaluru home …

Samajwadi Party

A Little Hawaiian Fish Gets Named after Former President Barack Obama

Image Source: www.zeewaternieuws.be<p>Looks like another animal has been named after former President Barack Obama, and this time it’s a little …

10 Parts Of Cuba We Cannot WAIT To See

Cuba is a place unlike any other -- there aren't many places where you'll find old plantations, lush valleys, rich history and literary relics, all …

Cuba

This app uses a game to fight depression

A game-based app for phones and tablets called Project: EVO seems to help older adults with depression feel better by targeting underlying cognitive …

University of Washington

A sleep doctor says 4 types of animals represent how people sleep — and these are the ideal daily routines for each

When it comes to health and productivity, it's not just about what you do — eating right, exercising, and working hard — it's also about <i>when</i> you do it.<p>Chronobiology is the study of internal clocks, how they differ among people, and how you can adjust your daily schedule to suit your unique …

Protect your privacy by moving to the dark web

Proud technophobes and self-confessed Luddites: if you care about protecting your communications, your time has come. In 2015, it was revealed in the …