Shawn Powell

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23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

Space Station Astronauts Stuck in the Departure Lounge

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Space Science

Whoa! UC San DIego Professor Requires Students To Take Exam Completely Nude

A professor at the <b>University of California at San Diego</b> has come under fire from one parent for asking his students to take their final exams in the nude.<p>Associate Professor <b>Ricardo Dominguez</b> <b></b>has been teaching "Visual Arts 104A: Performing the Self" for 11 years, ABC10 News reports. He said he has …

UC San Diego

Most married women in Egypt went through genital mutilation - health minister

Some 92 percent of married women in Egypt underwent female genital mutilation, the country’s health minister said, citing a recent study. He added …

The Scientific and Personal Benefits of Not Masturbating

I refrained from orgasms for three weeks, then asked a professor about all the feelings I was feeling.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Chastity is not a foreign concept to me. More than once I've been in a relationship where, because I and the other person were heavily into starving …

Mike Rossi Gets Letter From Kids’ Principal, Response Goes Viral

Mike Rossi, a husband and father in Pennsylvania, delivered a priceless response to a letter sent to him and his wife by their kids’ school’s …

Declaration Of Independence

How to make a million dollars on Etsy — buy from Alibaba and run your store like eBay

Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site ascribes to this folksy philosophy. Others, such as Alicia Shaffer, are using Etsy like eBay, …

eCommerce

Warren Buffett sells stake in world's largest energy company after oil price collapses

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has sold a $3.9bn stake in Exxon Mobil after the oil price more than halves<p>Warren Buffett has sold his entire stake in the world's largest energy company after the price of Brent crude plummeted.<p>The billionaire investor sold 41.1m shares in Exxon Mobil, worth …

The Surprising Reason We Make New Year's Resolutions

While many ancient traditions celebrate the beginning of a new year or season with an emphasis on renewal or re-birth, the New Year’s resolution as a means of self-improvement may be a uniquely American tradition.<p>And we may have one of the country's earliest religious traditions, Protestantism -- …

Why does guilt increase pleasure?

Feelings of guilt can make our temptations feel even more seductive. So could we be healthier and happier if we just embraced a little bit of vice, asks David Robson.<p>This year, my New Year’s Resolutions are going to take a somewhat different form to those of previous Januaries. I’m forgoing my …

Psychology