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Gay son of Indian immigrant likely to be Ireland's next leader

<b>(CNN) —</b> He was 22 when he entered Irish politics. At 27, he was elected to parliament. At 36, he publicly came out as gay. And now, at 38, Leo Varadkar, the son of an Indian immigrant father and an Irish mother, appears on course to become Ireland's next prime minister.<p>The young Dubliner, currently …

Ireland

Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

More disturbing images of Tiger Woods emerged Tuesday in the black-and-white details of police reports, depicting him sound asleep behind the wheel …

Golf

20 of the best peanut butters ranked from classic to out of this world

<b>Peanut butter: the great spreadable. You either love it or you hate it. Oh wait, that’s Marmite.</b><p>If Wikipedia is to be believed (which clearly it …

Is Peanut Butter Good for You?

Americans eat about 4 pounds of peanut butter per person per year. But years of fat phobia and assumptions that foods that taste rich or indulgent …

Baby Girl on the Way for Felicia Day

<b>Felicia Day</b> is going to be a mom — in three weeks!<p>The <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i> actress announced Tuesday on social media that she is expecting a …

Celebrity Gossip

Learning a language helped me overcome a fear I've struggled with my whole life

How many times have you heard this when you run a Google search for how to learn a language:<p><b>"The best way to learn how to speak a language is to speak it."</b><p>I wish I earned a dollar every time I've read this. I'd be super rich!<p>But despite its popularity amongst language learners, it's still advice …

Being a Woman Puts You at Higher Risk for These 5 Mental Disorders | Women's Health

Treatments: Antidepressants, especially a class called SSRIs, can ease symptoms. Just as effective, per new research: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a form of talk therapy that challenges negative thinking.<p>Anxiety <br>Symptoms: Racing thoughts, excessive worry, and restlessness<p>Treatments: CBT …

Best Buy is giving a Gear VR to buyers of a Note 5 or Galaxy S6 today

The Gear VR is pretty much a must-have if you own one Samsung's top-of-the-line Galaxy Phones. It's a wonderful, if imperfect, introduction to virtual reality that's relatively attainable at only $100. But there's an even better deal happening on it right now at Best Buy: it's offering a Gear VR …

As Iran Deal Moves Forward, Nuclear Diplomacy With China Falters

<i>Chinese President Xi Jinping talks with U.S. President Barack Obama at the Sunnylands estate in California in 2013. (Photo: White House)</i><p>Chinese President Xi Jinping will be in Washington next week and people say he's tough. One U.S. China expert described him as "the most authoritarian leader since …

What Will PornHub Make You Do to Win This $25,000 College Scholarship?

The language is very ... vague.<p>PornHub cares. PornHub cares so much that its charitable arm, PornHub Cares, is sending one lucky young adult to college with a $25,000 scholarship. You, young, bright-eyed, PornHub user, can have your college dreams come true if you have a 3.2 GPA or higher and send …

College & University

Jennifer Fichter: Parents Lash Out Against ‘Predator’ Teacher Convicted Of Sex With Multiple Students

Jennifer Fitcher was convicted of having sex with several students, and as the 30-year-old teacher was sentenced to 22 years in prison, she came …

Jennifer Fichter: 30-Year-Old English Teacher Sentenced To 22 Years In Prison For Sex With Students

Jennifer Fichter was sentenced to 22 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to having sex with some of her students. According to the <i>Canada …

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Chinese Models Ignore Rampant Sexual Harassment to Collect Higher-Than-Average Paychecks

“Last winter during lunar new year festival, I had to shoot off firecrackers in the snow wearing nothing but red underwear,” Lin Naizi says with a …

Sexual Harassment

Six Great Movies About Addiction

As some people know, I am in long-term recovery from both heavy alcohol and cocaine use. I am also in recovery from both anorexia and bulimia, all …

Funny pictures of kids playing with tampons, condoms, and bras are really about gun safety.

<b>You know how kids are. They'll pretty much play with anything they come across that they find interesting.</b><p>Sometimes the things they find are …

How galaxies change the look of the universe

Galaxy evolution shows a dramatic drop in the ratio of spiral to elliptical galaxies. Also; astronomers find a nearby quasar powered by two …

Why is Britain so enthralled by sad, misogynistic James Bond

As the release of the latest James Bond film, Spectre, approaches, I have the old creeping fear that the nation is about to once again lose its …

James Bond

Antipsychotic Drugs Often Given to Intellectually Disabled in Absence of Mental Illness

Antipsychotic drugs are widely used to blunt aggressive behaviour in people with intellectual disabilities who have no history of mental illness, a …

Will ‘Bachelor’ contestant Ashley Iaconetti really lose virginity on national TV?

Despite "Bachelor In Paradise" star Ashley Iaconetti saying she "may not be a virgin tomorrow" on this week's episode, TMZ reports the reality star is still holding out for Mr. Right.<p>"Tonight’s a huge night. I feel like it’s the turning point for my relationship with Jared,"Iaconetti said on Monday …

My Brother's Keeper

After years of prison and addiction, my brother went silent. So I visited his rehab.<p><b>I’ve seen my younger</b> brother Zach in person a handful of times in the past eight years. He’s spent a little over two of those years incarcerated — not counting time in county jail awaiting trial or the times he …

7 Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

Can we all just stop?<p>Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs -- and it's about time to set the record straight. Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated.<p>The many fallacies that surround …

Mental Health

Eight Perfect Cameras to Pack for a Scenic Road Trip

Capture the memories of a great drive with any of these eight cameras.<p>Capturing a road trip requires striking a balance—time on the road, and time enjoying the scenery. Our recommendation: Get a proper camera before setting off. Whether you're a novice or a pro, this list will have something for …