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The 12 Most Ridiculous Sex Myths Ever Told

People believe some insane things when it comes to sex. In fact, sex might be the most misunderstood human interaction on planet earth. There is just no way around it.<p>If you’ve ever interacted with conservative family members, been to church, or gone on the internet in your life, chances are you’ve …

Biting

Couple surprise each other by proposing at the same time

<b>A US couple got an incredible surprise when they proposed to each other at the same time.</b><p>Tori, from Texas, had been plotting with her girlfriend's mum to pop the question, not knowing girlfriend Berkley was doing the same.<p>"She basically set us up," the 20-year-old fine arts student told Newsbeat.<p>A …

Viral

The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’

<b>One day in August 1995 a man called Foutanga Babani Sissoko walked into the head office of the Dubai Islamic Bank and asked for a loan to buy a car. The manager agreed, and Sissoko invited him home for dinner. It was the prelude, writes the BBC's Brigitte Scheffer, to one of the most audacious</b> …

Crime

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

Emotional Intelligence

الإسماعيلية: شيعة فتحوا باب الفلسفة

الحديقة<p>تسير في ممر طويل أرضيته من الرخام الأبيض المزين بأشكال هندسية. على جانبيه أعمدة إضاءة رخامية بيضاء فيها خطوط عريضة مطعمة بلون العسل والزبدة. …

Triple Meltdown: How So Many Researchers Found a 20-Year-Old Chip Flaw At the Same Time

On a cold Sunday early last month in the small Austrian city of Graz, three young researchers sat down in front of the computers in their homes and …

Information Security

How to Use a DSLR Camera Infographic

When you use a DSLR camera for the first time, it’s natural to be intimated by the sheer number of buttons and options. The manual might seem too …

Two reasons behind Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

With President Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital being widely criticized in the US and abroad, many question his rationale. …

Israel

Study Reveals Queen Elizabeth II Is A Descendant Of Prophet Muhammad

ENGLAND – According to a study in 1986 by Burke Peerage, one of the top genealogical publishers of the world, Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom – …

Genetically Engineering Yourself Sounds Like a Horrible Idea—But This Guy Is Doing It Anyway

Josiah Zayner took a swig from his beer and squinted into the spotlight. He was already kind of drunk. He also hadn’t bothered to write a speech. …

Every Parent Wants to Protect Their Child. I Never Got the Chance.

Twice a day in our house, we turn on a projector that casts cartoon music videos on a blank stretch of wall. The songs are catchy and bright and …

Pregnancy

Saudi Arabia’s Arab Spring, at last

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: I never thought I’d live long enough to write this sentence: The most significant reform process underway anywhere in the …

Breakthrough: Scientists reverse aging in human cells

New research published in the journal <i>BMC Cell Biology</i> shows that old human cells can be rejuvenated using chemicals similar to resveratrol, which is …

How US foreign policy helped feed the rise of global jihad

Chatting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in November 2016, Barack Obama mentioned Indonesia, where he spent part of his childhood back in the 1960s.<p>The country, he noted, was a changed place. Where Muslims once adopted elements of …

Abdulaziz Al Saud

America Has a Monopoly Problem—and It’s Huge

Joseph E. StiglitzThe Nobel Prize winner argues that an economy dominated by large corporations has failed the many and enriched the few.The post …

Economics

Catalonia, Spain and the Referendum

Sad times. Despite having the law on their side with regards to the October 2017 referendum, the Spanish Government of the Conservative Partido …

Europe

DNA surgery on embryos removes disease

<b>Precise "chemical surgery" has been performed on human embryos to remove disease in a world first, Chinese researchers have told the BBC.</b><p>The team at Sun Yat-sen University used a technique called base editing to correct a single error out of the three billion "letters" of our genetic code.<p>They …

Saudi Arabia to let women drive at last

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Saudi Arabia is easing restrictions on women driving, finally allowing almost half its population to get behind the wheel.<p>A royal decree has been issued that will allow women in the country to drive, the Saudi Foreign ministry said Tuesday on its official Twitter account.<p>A …

CNN

Uproar Over Stanford Artificial Intelligence Program That Accurately Predicts Gay or Straight Guys From Photos

Results raise questions about new risks AI poses to privacy and safety.<p>Stanford researchers Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang trained an artificial intelligence neural network to predict sexual orientation.<p>Human perception was the "control" tested against an AI that became uncannily accurate at …

Artificial Intelligence

Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car.<p>The news of the passing of the King of Pop is the start of a crisis of conscience for …

Israel Endorsed Kurdish Independence. Saladin Would Have Been Proud.

JERUSALEM — With a two-sentence statement supporting the Iraqi Kurds’ plan to hold a referendum on independence this Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put Israel at odds with nearly every other major player in the Middle East.<p>Mr. Netanyahu, who endorsed not only the referendum but also the …

Miss Turkey stripped of her crown over coup tweet

<b>The winner of Miss Turkey 2017 has been stripped of her crown after one of her past tweets came to light.</b><p>Itir Esen, 18, had shared a post referencing last year's coup attempt, comparing her menstrual cycle to the spilt blood of "martyrs".<p>The competition's organisers said the tweet was …

Harvard-trained brain researcher has a stroke and figures out the mystery to life

In an incredible twist of fate, a Harvard-trained brain researcher had a stroke and lost access to half of her brain. Being trained in brain science, …

Expats in Gulf mull future with taxes

Jeddah: With the decrease in oil prices, their main source of income, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have been pushing for economic reforms …

Cutting Off Cairo

The Trump administration’s decision earlier this week to withdraw nearly $100 million in assistance to Egypt and suspend almost $200 million more is …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

The tragic tale of Egypt’s decline: Is it also the story of America’s future?

Once a diverse, cosmopolitan society, Egypt has descended into corruption, inequality and bigotry. Sound familiar?<p>Alexandria, Egypt’s second city, was once a cosmopolitan place. Nestled in the eastern Mediterranean at the corner of Africa and the Levant, it attracted large numbers of Greeks, …