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Nobody Deserves to Be HIV+

It's no secret that when there is news about a celebrity we want to hear about it. Of course, we always need to throw in our two cents on social media. This blog is no different. Charlie Sheen just came out as HIV+ but not by choice but rather because the media and press leaked the info.<p>These were …

6 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Roasting is just the beginning.<p>Bring some flavor to your Thanksgiving table (or everyday table) with these 6 irresistible brussels sprouts recipes.<p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts</b><p>You could roast your sprouts with some olive oil and call it a day. Or you could toss them in a honey-Sriracha sauce, then …

Inside Lavasa, India's first entirely private city built from scratch

The All American Diner plays 1950s rock’n’roll through a tinny speaker, the retro booths are traditional red and the burgers are suitably oversized. The period decor and details are all right, but it all just feels so wrong.<p>The restaurant is 8,000 miles away from where the “diner” was born on the …

India

Marijuana is literally the least of the nation’s drug worries, the police have announced

America's cops overwhelmingly do not see marijuana as a major threat to their communities, according to results of a survey released this week as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration's "2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary."<p>The DEA asked a nationally representative sample of over …

Pot Stars – Seven Musicians Who’ve Become Marijuana Moguls

The late Nate Dogg would’ve been, to put it mildly, <i>pleased</i> that the US is slowly but surely relaxing its restrictions and laws on marijuana – after …

Cannabis

Mexican marijuana activists on a high after Supreme Court ruling

<b>Armando Santacruz is an unlikely poster boy for pot-smoking. He is a prominent businessman with a chemicals company listed on the Mexican stock exchange, but is just as comfortable lining up international trade deals as he is about weighing up the pros and cons of Mexico's marijuana market.</b><p>While …

World's First Marijuana-Funded College Scholarship Is Here

Talk about higher education<p>In this week’s election in Pueblo County, Colo., voters were asked to weigh in on a number of proposals. With the …

Bernie Sanders pushes to legalise marijuana in the United States

The Democratic presidential challenger to Hillary Clinton has filed a bill in the Senate that would remove federal constraints on the recreational use of the drug<p>Bernie Sanders has pushed legalise marijuana in the United States, filing a bill in the Senate that would remove federal constraints on …

Cannabis

I Tried It: A 6am No-Booze Dance Party on a Boat

“Yeah, 6 a.m.!” Most people I know haven’t even had a sip of their first coffee and I’m here, with a man shouting in my ear, as I wait to board a …

The Easiest Way to Eat Leftover Halloween Candy

Make granola! I mean, obviously right?<p>October is done and over with so it only makes sense to recycle the leftover remnants of Halloween and turn them into comforting chunks of granola.<p>You have a few options with all those cute mini candy bars lying around the house....<p>1) Leave the leftover candy …

When These People Went Sailing, They Didn’t Expect To See A Puppy In The Middle Of The Sea

Advertisement<p>The RYCC Savoia is a sports club in Italy where its members can enjoy sailing in the Gulf of Naples. When the sailing members went …

Adele Hello sign language video released

Adele’s huge new single “Hello” has been parodied, remixed, and covered by many artists since its release on Oct. 23, but ASL interpreter Molly Lou …

Music

What Is Love? The Answer May Surprise You

It feels so good to say and to hear the words "I love you," but what do they really mean? In order to talk about what makes a relationship successful, it is crucial to have a working definition of love. This is something you can remind yourself, and each other, of during the inevitable ebb and flow …

NASA Releases Stunning New Images Of 2014 Antares Rocket Disaster

The photos come on the heels of a new report that tries to pinpoint the cause of the explosion.<p>NASA has released a series of images from last year's disaster on Wallops Island in Virginia, where an unmanned Antares rocket exploded six seconds after liftoff.<p>No one was injured in the Oct. 28, 2014, …

Women are either bisexual or gay but 'never straight'

A study has found that most women who say they are straight are in fact aroused by videos of both naked men and naked women<p>Most women are either bisexual or gay but "never straight", a study suggests.<p>"This shows us that how women appear in public does not mean that we know anything about their …

Sexuality

Madonna Will Perform For The First Time In San Antonio This January

click to enlarge<p>On January 10, 2016, Madonna will perform at the AT&T Center, marking the first time the pop icon has ever performed in the Alamo …

Foam Wonderland San Antonio

Waiting to hear back from Facebook...<p>Enter to win 2 VIP tickets to Foam Wonderland San Antonio Oct 10th @ Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall w/ R3hab, …

San Antonio

The Best Swimming Holes Around San Antonio

When it’s so ungodly hot outside that your steering wheel melts in your hand, hair sticks to the back of your neck, and any stroll through an asphalt …

Hiking

How to Have the Perfect Fall Day in New York City

"Autumn is absolutely my favorite time of year in New York City. Growing up in California, I didn't get to experience true season changes, so I love …

6 Airport Shops So Good, You Might Miss Your Connection

With these airport dining and shopping destinations, a flight delay doesn't look so bad.<p>Airports have finally realized they've got a captive audience of hungry travelers with money to spend and time to kill. They're upping their game as a result, with food and shopping as good as you'll find at any …

'The devil made me do it': Obama's foreign policy just reached a new low

The Obama administration's policy toward Syria and its more than four-year civil war is rapidly becoming a black mark on the president's legacy.<p>And a scathing new report by Peter Baker of The New York Times details the mind-boggling decision by the White House to refuse to accept any responsibility.<p>…

Netflix changes 'Pocahontas' description following accusations of sexism

Netflix has rewritten its description of the "Pocahontas" movie in response to criticism that the previous description of the Disney film was sexist.<p>Native Appropriations writer Adrienne Keene called out Netflix a few weeks ago for its Pocahontas description.<p>"An American Indian woman is supposed to …

6 Weird Diet Tricks That Actually Work

Some clients come to me in search of a complete eating overhaul, including a meal plan with specific portions and recipes. Many others, however, …

What Exactly Is The Microwave Doing To Your Food? Here's The Science

Don't worry, scientists say microwaved food can be just as nutritious as conventionally cooked food.<p>Americans have been using microwave ovens for about 60 years, and we finally seemed convinced that they're safe as well as convenient.<p>But it seems we just can't stop wondering if microwaved foods are …

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Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Five Ways Not to Treat a Stay-at-Home Mom

It wasn't my plan to become a stay-at-home mom. I had my first baby and intended to keep working full time. I looked at daycares, picked one out and put down a deposit. I did go back to work full time, but it felt too soon, and I wanted to spend more time with my baby. After a bit of freaking out I …