Alexis Fenton

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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Yemen child marriage: minister calls for ban after death of eight-year-old girl

Yemen's human rights minister has vowed to ban child marriage after the reported death of an eight-year-old girl on her wedding night.<p>Huriya Mashhoor said she would press parliament for the minimum age of marriage to be set at 18 after the child, identified only as Rawan, reportedly died from …

House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp Rolls

The House of Representatives is expected to take up a bill Thursday that would chart the course for federal nutrition programs for years to come.<p>The measure calls for $40 billion in cuts over a decade to the federal food stamp program, now known as SNAP. The measure's Republican backers say it …

After Texas boy dies from ant bites, debate rages over EpiPens in schools

The death of a middle school boy who suffered an allergic reaction to fire ants during a football game has added fuel to the debate about whether schools should stock epinephrine, a potentially life-saving medication for severe allergy attacks.<p>Cameron Espinosa, 13, was huddling with teammates at …

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