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Real People Told Us Why Their Sex Lives Are Awesome And How Yours Can Be, Too

Everyone wants to have good sex. That’s why sex therapists have waiting lists, why self-help books that teach you the art of pleasing your partner (and yourself) are national bestsellers, and why every glossy magazine promises that it holds the once secret that will blow your mind, change your …

Communicate

Suicide attempts among high school students fell by an average of 7% following implementation of same-sex marriage laws, say researchers<p>Legalisation of same-sex marriage in US states has been linked to a drop in suicide attempts among teenagers.<p>Researchers say suicide attempts among high school …

LGBTQI

White House Reverses Obama-Era Transgender Bathroom Protections

In a complete reversal of the Obama administration's position, President Donald Trump's administration formally rescinded past guidance on transgender bathroom protections in public schools.<p>Letters from the Justice and Education departments late Wednesday notified the Supreme Court and the nation's …

LGBTQI

How Trump's First Month in Office Compares to Obama's

Despite their differences, they have a few things in common.<p>President Donald Trump’s first month in the White House has been tumultuous, to say the least. He’s already faced several scandals, including allegations that his election campaign had ties to Russian intelligence and speculation that he …

Donald Trump Explains Sweden Terror Comment That Baffled a Nation

After bewildering residents and officials of Sweden by suggesting Saturday that a terror-related incident had occurred over the weekend in the small Nordic nation, President Donald Trump attributed his comment to a Fox News interview with a conservative filmmaker.<p>"We’ve got to keep our country …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Most Chilling Economic Lie

A so-called trade war with China would be an absolute disaster for the United States and its citizens.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has threatened to upend the post-World War II geopolitical order. What he finds most vexing about that order is the rise of China. Today, China is the largest trading economy in the …

Michael Flynn resigns as national security adviser

Michael Flynn, the national security adviser to President Trump, resigned late Monday over revelations about his potentially illegal contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States, and his misleading statements about the matter to senior Trump administration officials.<p>Flynn stepped down …

Donald Trump

Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban

A federal appeals panel has maintained the freeze on President Trump’s controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries can continue entering the United States.<p>In a unanimous 29-page opinion, three judges from the U.S. Court of …

Immigration

Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary; vice president casts historic tie-breaking vote

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vice President Mike Pence cast a historic tie-breaking vote Tuesday to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next education secretary after the Senate was evenly divided over the controversial pick.<p>The 51-50 vote ends Trump's toughest confirmation battle yet. Senate Democrats debated …

When a president fights the law, there's only ever one winner

There’s no point in judging Donald Trump by the standards of others. He obviously doesn’t care for ethics, the truth, allies, women or minorities.<p>So let’s judge him on his own terms, shall we?<p>There are three pillars to the temple that Trump has so carefully built around his most precious …

Donald Trump

17 Dogs Who Deserve To Be Pet All They Want, Dammit

They deserve scratchies, perhaps behind the ears.

Will This Man Take Down Donald Trump?

They’ve been squaring off for years. Now New York’s attorney general is emerging as the leader of the Trump resistance.<p>“I like you. You and me, we’re going to be best friends.”<p>It is early January, and Eric Schneiderman is sitting in his 25th-floor office above Lower Manhattan, doing his best Donald …

New Law Lets Dads Veto Abortions

An Arkansas law makes performing the procedure used in 95 percent of second trimesters a felony, with no exception for rape or incest—and allows …

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In <i>Prometheus</i>, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed …

Physics

Trump’s Immigration Ban Is Already Harming American Science

Iranian scientists have been a major boon to everything from Mars exploration to Ebola-fighting to advanced mathematics.<p>Samira Asgari had been preparing for the trip for months. She had just earned her Ph.D. from a Swiss university and was ready to start a postdoctoral fellowship at Brigham and …

Immigration

I Went Through America’s Extreme Vetting

I’m a Syrian refugee. Trust me, it’s plenty tough.<p>I’m a Syrian refugee living in the United States. My family, which fled to Turkey in 2011 as protests against the government grew, is Muslim. And on Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would have made it difficult, if not impossible …

Immigration

A history of women who have stood up to powerful men—and paid the price

Following Donald Trump’s presidential election, many commenters have debated whether his voters were motivated by racism or by economic anxiety. Sexism is rarely mentioned anymore. Yet Trump boasted on tape about sexually abusing women, and many accusers came forward to say he had groped them or …

7 Quotes of a Lifetime | Inc.com

Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when challenges arise we often turn to words of wisdom for support and …

America’s white working class is nothing like the stereotypes we’ve been told. Trust me, I’m part of it

The 2016 election saw the creation of many different narratives, including the idea that the white working class is some sort of mythical, salt-of-the-earth, oppressed group that hails mostly from the countryside and believes America has left it behind. Factually inaccurate and personally …

Probably should tweet this photo every day, just because @realDonaldTrump likes it so much https://t.co/mGyHmYwlNa

Artificial intelligence could one day diagnose skin cancer from smartphones

Can an algorithm detect skin cancer as well as a dermatologist? Scientists say yes, at least, according to a new study out this week.<p>A group of …

US defense secretary Mattis stresses NATO importance with German counterpart

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has spoken with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen to exchange their views on defense. Mattis stressed …

I'm A Pro-Life Christian Who Proudly Attended The Women's March

<i>This piece originally appeared on Facebook, and is shared and lightly edited here with the author's permission.</i><p>I am a pro-life Christian who marched …

Curious cows shocked to learn rock is a turtle

Just like humans get used to their homes, cows probably get comfortable in their pastures. All creatures are used to certain things being in their …

10 Money Habits That Will Help You Get Serious About Prosperity

Take your financial life to the next level through actions like seeking new income sources, making debts your priority and separating friendship from business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The power of habit can be quite interesting. Rather than create 2017 …

On Energy, Trump Heads in the Opposite Direction from Public Opinion - MIT Technology Review

Just four days into his presidency, Donald Trump’s views on energy are already snapping into focus. Those views, however, are at odds with public …

Memo to liberals: be the majority you wish to see

Most campaign activities won't matter much, but they'll be part of the post-election narrative in 2018.<p>Here's an imaginary newspaper article from mid-November 2018:<p><i>The Democratic wave that swept the nation in last week's election was the product of a more organized and more progressive effort that</i> …

Government

A Message to the Woman Who Didn't Support the March: You Are Not Equal, I’m Sorry

<i>This post was originally featured on Medium.</i><p>A post is making rounds on social media, in response to the Women's March on Saturday, January 21, 2017. It starts with "I am not a 'disgrace to women' because I don't support the women's march. I do not feel I am a 'second class citizen' because I am a …

Feminism

A one-off dose of the drug could help alcohol addicts reduce their intake by ‘erasing’ drink-related memories, say psychologists testing treatment<p>Scientists believe that a radical treatment involving the tranquilliser ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related …

Alcohol

Sea levels could rise so much this century that they'll unleash 25 times the number of destructive floods

So what should we expect over the next, say, hundred years?<p>A new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report has laid out six possible scenarios. The sea level in parts of the US is rising even faster than the global average and could rise by as much as about 8 feet by the year …