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The Y Chromosome Is Disappearing. Here's What That Means For Men

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring.<p>Although it …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

The 3 Supplements You Should Be Taking in 2018

The shelves of every health-food store are practically heaving with supplements that promise everything from better energy levels to weight loss. …

Wellness

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Sex diet: Here's all you need to know about food items that help cure lack of libido - IBTimes India

Nutritionist Sarah Fowler reveals her top tips on the kind of food one should opt for and stay away from to keep their libido intact and to recover …

Early Warnings Signs Your Body’s Magnesium Levels Are Dangerously Low!

We all know that minerals are extremely important for our health in general, and the medical experts claim that vitamin and mineral deficiency can …

Wellness

8 vitamins and foods that boost hair growth

Long hair is a commitment. Once you have length, everything will take longer, be it a shampoo, colour touch-ups or blow-drys. Time will need to be …

The Best Pomades to Use for Every Hairstyle

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Pomade is buried deep in the …

A Dark, Demented Satire of the Disgustingly Rich

Master filmmaker Michael Haneke (‘Amour,’ ‘The White Ribbon’) returns with ‘Happy End,’ another scathing cinematic critique of the upper crust.<p>Anyone …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

United Kingdom

Israel goodwill Ramadan efforts cut after Palestinian attack

Israel revoked on Sunday the permits of 200,000 Palestinians to enter Israel that were approved for the holy month of Ramadan following two near simultaneous Palestinian attacks on police that killed a young female officer near Jerusalem's Old City.<p>Israeli defense body COGAT, posted the …

‘The war after Isis’: has Trump opened the door to conflict with Iran?

As US forces strike Syrian militias backed by Tehran, many fear delegation to the Pentagon and the looming defeat of the Islamic State could fuel a fiercer fire<p>US forces have opened fire on Iranian-backed forces in Syria three times in the past month, amid mounting tensions that observers and …

Middle East

This New Explanation For Dark Matter Could Be The Best One Yet

Has it been shifting forms this whole time?<p>It makes up about 85 percent of the total mass of the Universe, and yet, physicists still have no idea …

How Insurance Companies Can Force Bad Cops Off the Job

In exchange for coverage, insurers can demand that police departments implement new policies and training, and dismiss problem officers.<p>When Anthony Miranda was sworn in as police chief of Irwindale, California, four years ago, the department in this small gravel-mining city about 20 miles from …

Iranian Kurds Likely Responsible for ISIS Attacks in Tehran

If confirmed, the news could represent a larger movement of Sunni Iranian Kurds attempting to overtake predominantly-Shiite Iran.<p>In the wake of two deadly terrorist attacks that targeted the Iranian Parliament and the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran, security sources have pointed to Iranian Kurds …

These Body Washes Will Get Rid Of Back & Butt Acne All Summer Long

There's no hiding from it: Acne is an inevitable struggle that continues on well after our prepubescent middle-school days. We're certainly not …

Skin Care

Living abroad with kids, unsure I could do it, and then the bomb went off

We were having a quiet night in. We had turned down an invitation to visit nearby friends because one of us wasn’t feeling well.<p>A quiet night in.<p>Until that quiet was punctuated by an explosion so close and so loud that our patio doors shook. Disorientated, we rushed into the garden. Even before I …

Former FBI agent details how Trump and Russia team up to weaponize fake news

Trump “has used Russian active measures at times, against his opponents.”<p>During the first public Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about Russia’s …

Anti-Semitism row at Bristol University as lecturers rally round academic who claimed Jews should stop 'privileging' the Holocaust

An anti-Semitism row has erupted at Bristol University as lecturers rally round an academic who claimed Jews should stop “privileging” the Holocaust.<p>The university is investigating Dr Rebecca Gould, reader in translation studies and comparative literature, after she was accused of using “the …

Beauty Bioscience GloPro Review | Allure

I knew what I was getting into, but I tore the box open anyway. I looked at the gizmo inside, and my stomach dropped just a little. The Beauty Bioscience GloPro Microneedling Regeneration Tool — a device that’s supposed to smooth lines — looked more like an instrument of torture than the answer to …

Skin Care

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

A new kind of doctor's office that charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance could lead to much cheaper prescriptions

For one of Dr. John Burrell's new patients, a six-month supply of a drug fell from $120 to $20.<p>That's because Burrell, who runs a primary-care office in Columbia, South Carolina, manages to charge his patients wholesale prices.<p>Burrell runs a direct primary-care practice. Instead of accepting …

The conflict in South Sudan, explained

Widespread ethnic cleansing, burning villages, looming starvation, and gang rape “so prevalent that it’s become ‘normal.’” This is what UN experts found when they took a 10-day trip to the African country of South Sudan in late November.<p>Since civil war broke out there in December 2013, as many as …

Africa

Why U.S. Oil Production Trumps Any Russian-OPEC Deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin said several weeks ago at an energy conference in Istanbul that Russia is willing to join OPEC in an oil production cut. He said that “[Russia] stands ready to join common efforts to limit production” and believes that freezing or reducing production is “the only …

Oil

Lung Cancer Vaccine Gets FDA Approval — And You’ll Never Guess Who Made It

CIMAvax treats non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 to 85 percent of diagnoses.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently …

Cancer

‘It was an ancient form of sex tourism’

Men of antiquity worshipped Aphrodite by having sex with her temple maids at Paphos on Cyprus. Now the site is receiving new recognition, writes Andrea Watson.<p>In 2017, Paphos will enjoy the title of European Capital of Culture<i>.</i> Who would have believed that this holiday resort in Western Cyprus, a …