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Marriage Equality Round-Up - April 10th

Here’s our daily round-up of the marriage equality / LGBT rights stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn’t have time …

Children Of Transgender Parents Deserve A Voice

Last month, America watched athletic hero Bruce Jenner come out transgender. But most Americans have no concept of what transgender means. Others who …

These homophobes have been unknowingly advertising a gay porn site

Anti-gay protesters have been accidentally promoting a gay porn website for weeks without knowing.<p>Earlier this month, evangelical protesters appeared …

Equality

LGBT Rights -- Modernity vs. Forces of Yesteryear

In the past two years I have gone from being a sympathizer of the LGBT cause, to becoming an outright supporter and advocate of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Our center deals with grand strategic issues of security, economy and human rights on a daily basis. LGBT …

LGBTQ

Survey: Americans Prefer A Gay President Over An Evangelical

Although there have always been contingents of Americans intent on imposing religion on the population, members of the government and politicians …

Universities could do more to include LGBTI students, Human Rights Commission assessment finds

Many Australian universities are not doing enough to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) students, a Human Rights …

How Utah’s Schools Went From Homophobic War Zones to Crowning a Trans Prom Queen

Salt Lake City used to have one of the most virulently homophobic school districts in the nation. This spring, it crowned its first LGBT prom king …

LGBTQ

19 Reasons You Shouldn't Try to Lose Weight Before Your Wedding

You have enough to stress about.<p>While you might think that losing a few pounds before your Big Day will help you look *~PiCtUrE pErFeCt~*, crash dieting can wreak havoc on your life, according to Charlie Seltzer, M.D., a weight-loss specialist based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Hilary Silver, …

Fitness

Colorful galaxy is most distant ever found - Futurity

Astronomers first identified galaxy EGS-zs8-1 by its odd colors. Now they say it's the most distant ever measured: more than 13 billion years in the …

Astrophysics

The One Exercise You Should Do on Your 'Off' Day

Use this simple recovery workout on the days between workouts to reach your fitness goals faster<p>Gym Jones draws a certain type of masochist—our average client wants to explore his physical and mental limits every single workout.<p>We like that. That mindset is what gets you in the door at Gym …

5 Cruises You Should Never Book

<i>First on the list? Spring Break cruises. - Photo by Thinkstock</i><p>Any experienced cruiser is sure to have a nightmare story about a cruise they wish they had never taken. Obnoxious passengers, terrible weather, crowded ports, shipboard malfunctions, terrible cabin locations — we’ve heard them all. …

How 'Healthy Diets' Have Changed Over The Decade

If you’re confused about all the conflicting dietary and nutritional advice out there, you’re not alone. Every week, it seems as if researchers are learning something new about the foods that will help us stay mentally sharp, slender and disease-free — as well as those foods that will make us …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra23 hours agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

Men's Fashion

Mediterranean diet with olive oil, nuts linked to healthier brain

(Reuters Health) - A Mediterranean diet with extra nuts and olive oil might help improve memory in older adults, a Spanish study suggests, though the results aren’t definitive and more research is needed.<p>“This small study found that a Mediterranean diet, which is low in animal foods like meat and …

Holistic Medicine

Fast food quickly kills off helpful gut bacteria

When Morgan Spurlock famously spent a month eating large portions of McDonalds for the purposes of his documentary Supersize Me, he gained weight, …

Microbiology

Fast Food & Sleep

Why fast food & sleep don’t mix<p>Do you ever find yourself having trouble falling asleep at night and wondering why? Have you ever stopped to consider …

Tiny Cubesats Set to Explore Deep Space

Tiny space probes are set to make a giant leap away from Earth's neighborhood.<p>Small and economical "cubesats" already eye our planet from orbit. But …

NASA's First Encounter With the 'Last Planet' --"A New Class of Worlds"

Asked if he is excited, William McKinnon, PhD, a planetary scientist in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis who is a …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent preparing.<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>Don't dwell on it, just do …

WATCH: Nessie Copycat? Camera Catches Glimpse Of Mysterious Creature In Albania

The Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie, is a legendary creature which inhabits a lake in the Scottish Highlands.<p>A video of what looked like a Loch Ness …

Physics be damned, we can’t stop obsessing over NASA’s ‘impossible engine'

Imagine an engine with nothing powering it. There are no moving parts, nothing appears to be coming out the back, and when you look inside, there’s nothing there either. This is the unbelievable premise behind the "EM drive" — a hypothetical space drive that we’ve been promised might one day take …

The Rock Set To Star In A New Sci-Fi Space Franchise Called ‘Alpha Squad Seven’

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be returning to outer space sometime in the next few years as the star of <i>Alpha Squad Seven</i>, a freshly greenlit movie that had studios engaged in a furious bidding war over the past two weeks. According to The Hollywood Reporter:<p>The plot details are being kept on the …

Movies

Easy Ways to Lose Weight Fast - Get the Top Weight Loss Tips

Are you looking for proven Easy ways to Lose weight? You will find easy to follow useful tips that will help you to lose body fat fast and these …

New claims UFO 'monster ship' spotted draining solar power from Sun in NASA footage

NASA•SOHOAlien spotters claim strange 'UFOs' seen on NASA images of solar flare could be extra terrestrials<p>The theory comes from longstanding 'UFO …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Marvel Teases Its Free Comic Day 2014 Issue

The Guardians of the Galaxy are growing larger.<p>If you follow Marvel's various event comics, it's usually a good idea to pick up their Free Comic Book …