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One lawyer’s crusade to defend extreme pornography

Myles Jackman is on a mission to change Britain’s obscenity laws. For him, it’s more than a job, it’s a moral calling<p>1. Tiger Porn<p>One evening in the late autumn of 2008, Andrew Holland returned from holiday to discover that the front door to his home in Wrexham had been smashed in. Thinking he had …

Bruce Lee

One Of The Nicer Places That I’ve Been Treated Rudely At

The Complete Guide to Healthy Cooking and Nutrition for College Students: How Not to Gain 17 Pounds at College

• <b>Author:</b> J. Lucy Boyd<p>College students face a number of stigmas when they first leave home and start living on their own. From not having their parents nearby to help clean and answer questions to being responsible for their own cooking and cleaning, the move from High School to College can be a bit …

15 Small Watches to Make You Want to Trade in Your Boyfriend Watch

Obviously we love all things related to the “boyfriend” style trend. After all, we haven’t taken off our boyfriend jeans since we bought them. And right along with the boyfriend jeans came the trendy, chunky watches. Don’t get us wrong — we love those big, shiny gold statement pieces, but sometimes …

Watches

7 Items That Make You Instantly More Attractive

According to science.<p>Infinite information is out there on fashion and what makes certain trends so appealing, which colors are best to wear, which pieces make the biggest impact. It's no secret that we're fascinated by the psychology behind our sartorial obsessions—and making style choices backed …

Boston University

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

163 Free Things to Do in America’s Top Destinations

Our favorite free things to do in America’s most-visited cities.<p>They say the best things in life are free, and for every avid traveler, it’s a …

The Friendliest Cities in the World

While Reykjavík rounded out <i>Travel + Leisure's</i> 2016 list of the friendliest cities in the World, Iceland ranked third on the World Happiness Index …

The Most Romantic Restaurants in New York City

<i>by Gloria Dawson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy Restaurant Marc Forgione<p>We've chosen some of our favorite New York City spots for the perfect weekend evening--or any other night you want to do something special.<p><b>1. Restaurant Marc Forgione</b> <i>(pictured above)</i><p>Marc Forgione's Tribeca restaurant exudes …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

The 8 Most Charming Places to Stay on Your Cuban Vacation

The U.S. flag is now flying again at the embassy in Cuba, which means that easily traveling there from America is becoming more of a reality. While flights will become more readily available in the near future, hotel options are not so prevalent—a complete Havana itinerary isn’t going to be …

Cuba

Intelligence, creativity and bipolar disorder may share underlying genetics

Serious mood disorders such as bipolar may be the price humans have had to pay for our intelligence and creativity.<p>That’s according to new research which links high childhood IQ to an increased risk of experiencing manic bipolar traits in later life.<p>Researchers examined data from a large birth …

Mental Health

Oura Is A Round-The-Clock Wellness Tracker For Your Finger

Can wearing this ring help you sleep better and feel better?<p>In the last couple of years, wearable health monitors have gotten smaller, more accurate, and cooler-looking. But for many people wearing one or more of the 19.4 million wearable fitness devices in use today—a figure that’s expected to …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Thousands of refugees are trying to escape 'Africa's North Korea' — the worst regime you've never heard of

There's one story that most people haven't heard — that's the story of Eritrea.<p>The country is one of the largest sources of migrants arriving on Europe's shores, despite a total population smaller than that of London. Adjusted for its population, a larger proportion of Eritreans arrive than Syrians …

Bush family donors gave half of Jeb Bush's presidential cash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeb Bush's fundraising network is two generations in the making, and it shows.<p>About half of the roughly $120 million raised to help …