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Democrats call on Trump to halt public release of plastic gun instructions

WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress called on President Trump Tuesday to stop the public release this week of a blueprint that contains instructions on how to build plastic guns with a 3D printer.<p>“Forget about the TSA guarding the plane you board,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said of the guns …

Donald Trump

Facebook says it has uncovered a coordinated disinformation operation ahead of midterm elections involving false pages and profiles

The social media company said that it couldn’t tie the activity to Russia, which interfered on its platform around the 2016 presidential election. But Facebook said the three dozen profiles shared a pattern of behavior with the previous Russian disinformation campaign.<p>A congressional aide said …

Social Media

This surgeon wants to offer cheap MRIs. A state law is getting in his way.

Dr. Gajendra Singh is suing to overturn North Carolina’s “certificate of need” law.<p>Dr. Gajendra Singh walked out of his local hospital’s outpatient department last year, having been told an ultrasound for some vague abdominal pain he was feeling would cost $1,200 or so, and decided enough was …

Health Care

7 Men Reveal How They Knew They Felt An Emotional Connection With Someone

One way to have a strong relationship with your partner is to build a deep emotional connection with them. Unlike things like physical attraction …

Relationships

50 questions you must ask your partner before it’s too late

It can be hard to know if someone is the right person for you, especially if you feel the spark of love fast and then find yourself wondering how …

Relationships

The Best First Date Is a Boring Coffee Date

<i>Welcome to It’s Complicated, stories on the sometimes frustrating, sometimes confusing, always engrossing subject of modern relationships. (Want to</i> …

Relationships

Every Couple Should Talk About Sex the Way Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Do

<i>The hottest days of the year call for a</i> <b>Summer Fling</b><i>. This week, we're deep-diving into sex, dating, and relationship drama, here.</i><p>The Internet has …

Kristen Bell

How to Keep a Long-Term Marriage Thriving, According to 7 Happily Married Men

It's the little things, guys.<p>Marriage is talked about as though it’s a marathon. <i>Marriage is about work! Marriage is about effort! About communication</i> …

Dating Apps and Mating Strategies

The days of internet dating being seen as a niche pursuit of the desperate and lonely are — thankfully — far behind us. Dating apps are now …

Relationships

Having Sex Makes You Think Life Is More Meaningful

“Meaning in life often arises when an individual feels their basic need for belonging is met with someone.”<p>What makes for a good life? Current psychological theory highlights the importance of relationships, belonging and having a sense of purpose. Gratitude, forgiveness, generosity and …

Psychology

‘These Are Vulnerable People Who Don’t Have a Voice’: Exploring Constructions of Vulnerability and Ageing in the Context of Safeguarding Older People | The British Journal of Social Work

This article reports findings from a Ph.D. study that explored the involvement of older people in adult safeguarding. The aim was to gain a greater …

Google Scholar

Weight gain in new fathers is a “real phenomenon” that’s been subjected to a “striking lack” of research

<i>Potential factors contributing to paternal obesity risk, from Saxbe et al, 2018</i><i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe phenomenon of mothers gaining weight during …

Fatherhood

Invisible Wounds of the Sensitive, Emotionally Intense Child

This post is about challenging, but important subject—the ‘invisible’ psychological wounds for the sensitive and intense child. It also serves as a …

Psychology

‘Crowd psychology’ drives bitcoin’s price, survey finds

Digital currencies were trading mixed Thursday in New York, with bitcoin, the world’s most prominent digital currency, trying to avoid a back-to-back …

Cryptocurrency

Sucking Up to Your Boss Has Big Workplace Consequences, Warn Scientists

"Insincere ingratiation is risky!"<p>Fourteenth-century poet Dante Alighieri hated suck ups so much that he damned them to one of the deeper rings of …

Psychology

Making love can make men sad too: QUT research

A world-first study by QUT researchers concludes men can and do suffer from postcoital dysphoria which results in feelings of sadness, tearfulness or …

Psychology

Why Are We Abandoning Those Living in Chronic Pain During the Opiate Crisis?

<i>By Ellen Lenox Smith.</i><p>As the country seeks solutions to address the opiate crisis, those living in extreme chronic pain appear to be ignored. Many of …

'We are treated like junkies': Chronic back pain sufferer shamed over medication

A mum has revealed how friends and medical professionals have “pain shamed” her over taking opiates for debilitating, chronic back pain.<p>Penny Brand, …

Pain

Reconciling the science, politics and experiences of opioid use for chronic pain

After three years of bouncing from doctor to doctor starting his senior year of high school, Greg Bufkin found something to "knock down" his daily …

Mississippi

'Resilient' Dyslexics Have More Gray Matter in Prefrontal Cortex

People with dyslexia have difficulty decoding the text as they read, meaning they have trouble navigating between the visual form and sounds of a …

University of California

The complicated truth about a cat’s purr

Our cats may purr when we pet and tickle them, but it’s a much more complicated form of communication than we've assumed.<p>We <i>think</i> we know what a cat’s purr means.<p>It is arguably the most recognisable sign of animal contentment: a pleasurable rasp that erupts whenever a cat is tickled or petted, the …

Pets

How to lead with questions, not perfect answers

Leaders are expected to be perfect (though they shouldn’t be).<p>That’s why, in many organizations, being right equals to having authority — certainty …

Creativity

Holographic image of a black hole proposed in a graphene flake

Physicists have theoretically shown that, by applying a magnetic field to a small, irregularly shaped graphene flake, the flake becomes a quantum …

Black Holes

Marines Who Fired Rocket Launchers Now Worry About Their Brains

Chris Ferrari was just 18 the first time he balanced a rocket launcher on his right shoulder and aimed it at a practice target.<p>"Your adrenaline's going and you're trying to focus on getting that round to hit, and then you go to squeeze that trigger and, you know."<p>Boom!<p>The report is loud enough to …

Military

Irish woman who suffers from 'chronic' arthritis tells of her daily agony after Government restricts Versatis patches

A woman who has had almost 40 surgeries including 13 joint replacements said she is living with chronic pain “every single hour of every single …

Put Down the Pills: Seeking Better Approaches to Treating Chronic Pain

What it doesn’t necessarily require is an endlessly increasing spiral of addictive painkillers.<p>“What we’ve done for so long is tried to give people …

CDC: Over 200 Ill From Parasite Outbreak, Del Monte Recalls Vegetable Trays

What’s the best way to avoid cyclosporiasis? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is “avoiding food or water that may have been contaminated with feces.” Check, next time you are offered feces with your food, make sure you decline. But detecting the microscopic …

Environmental Health

Go deeper: The industries that are hiring, and the ones that aren't

Although 213,000 U.S. jobs were added in June, some industries are struggling to keep up with job availability more than others, according to the …

Employment

Sleep Country Canada: Is Decelerating Same-Store Sales Growth A Concern?

Investment Thesis<p>Sleep Country Canada (OTC:SCCAF, TSX:ZZZ) is a leading mattress retailer in Canada. Despite a slowdown of its same-store sales …

Trump’s Personal Driver for 25 Years Sues for Unpaid Overtime

Donald Trump’s personal driver for more than 25 years says the billionaire real estate developer didn’t pay him overtime and raised his salary only …

Donald Trump