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Trump's sexism is trickling down. Let's refuse to accept it

We know that Hillary Clinton’s loss sent a sad message to young women – what about the signals young men have received from Trump’s win?<p>Sign up for the week in patriarchy email newsletter<p>In 1998, philosopher Richard Rorty made a prediction about American politics that turned out to be eerily …

Feminism

More women got mammograms when Obamacare paid for them

<b>(CNN) —</b> Obamacare eliminated the costs and out-of-pocket expenses for Americans wanting preventive health care services -- including mammography and colonoscopy, both tests able to detect cancer.<p>Among older Americans, use of mammography increased under Obamacare, according to a study published …

Health Care

How Long Until We Can Grow Medicinal Magic Mushrooms: An Investigation

A wave of studies say psychedelics can treat depression, end-of-life anxiety, addiction and more. So we asked experts when we'll legally be able to grow medicinal shrooms at home.<p>It's 2017, and legal weed is coming to Canada. It's close enough that you might even have your first non-criminal …

Cannabis

Bill Perry Is Terrified. Why Aren’t You?

How an 89-year-old cold warrior became America’s nuclear conscience.<p>At this naked moment in the American experiment, when many people perceive civilization on the verge of blowing up in some metaphorical sense, there is an elderly man in California hoping to seize your attention about another …

War

Study Finds Link Between Having More Sex and Better Memory

Best news we've heard all day.<p>Every day, without even thinking about it, you do all sorts of things that have been scientifically shown to help to boost your memory. Morning coffee? Check. Mid-day workout? Check. Salmon dinner? Also check. And now, according to new research, there might be even one</i> …

The Brain

You probably suffer from scattered brain syndrome

Forget multitasking, our interruption addiction is doing something unintended to our brains.<p>When instant messaging became popular in the 1990s, Judi Wineland was not a fan.<p>The constant disruption of chat pop-ups made it difficult for her to accomplish daily tasks. But that wasn't the case for …

Time Management

How LSD permits leaping word associations

The drug LSD may make it easier for the brain to access distantly related words, a new study finds, suggesting that the drug activates certain language networks in the brain.<p>The researchers also found that people under the influence of LSD self-monitor their own language less than people who …

The Brain

Meet the Silicon Valley-ites taking tiny hits of LSD to boost performance

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

Consciousness

Blissfully Better: Powerful Age-Defying Benefits of Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness

In the hyper-active, turbo-charged, fast-paced world that we live in today, time just simply seems to fly by. Not only are we trying to keep up with work, busy careers and all that's happening in our personal and social lives, but more than anything we're also trying to just simply keep up with …

Mindfulness

Meditative bondage is like one long, kinky hug

Meditation and bondage might seem like strange bedfellows, but they actually pair together like milk and cookies.<p>When you hear the word "bondage," …

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

How Touching Your Different Fingers Can Make You Healthier

Jin Shin Jyutsu is a 5,000-year-old Japanese healing art based around holistic healing approaches which emphasize healing the whole body as opposed …

Yoga

There's a surprisingly simple way meditation appears to change the brain

For decades, researchers have suggested that this simple practice — known as mindfulness meditation — can have health benefits that range from banal to life-changing. Some occasional meditators report being a little less stressed every once in a while, for example, while other more regular …

Mindfulness

5 Easy Ways to Be Mindful Every Day

Do you ever wonder how much time you spend being in the moment? By this, I mean fully engaged in the very thing you are doing, without your mind wandering in the past or future. I first started thinking about mindfulness when I realized that I was hardly ever in the present moment. Whether I was …

Mindfulness

We’d rather pay for prison: Poverty, mental illness and the high cost of justice failing before a crime is even committed

In “While the City Slept,” Pulitzer-winner Eli Sanders examines the tragic case of murderer-rapist Isaiah Kalebu<p>The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. A 2013 study reports that while the U.S. accounts for only 4.4 percent of the world’s population, it has 22 percent of …

Mental Health

23andMe Says Being A Morning Person Is In Your DNA

Not really a morning person? Turns out, part of that may be baked into your DNA, according to new research by genetic analytics company 23andMe.<p>The …

Molecular Biology

Timeless Beauties: An Artist Ages Our Fave Disney Princesses

We've seen our favorite Disney princesses done up in historically accurate period costumes, in scary makeup, on Instagram, and more. But it seems the …

Walt Disney Company

Here's What Disney Villains Would Look Like in Real Life

Still so villainous!<p>If you've ever wondered how some of your beloved Disney baddies would look in real life, you're in luck. Jirka Väätäinen, the Finnish illustrator who brought you Disney princesses and princes in real life, is back with all-new, gorgeous illustrations of Disney villains …

The 10 Walt Disney World Commandments

As a Disney fan, I feel like it’s my duty to share with you an immense discovery that I just learned of myself. This is the type of stuff that’ll …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Woman died after riding Space Mountain at Disney World, state report shows

A 55-year-old woman died after riding Walt Disney World’s Space Mountain this summer, according to a report recently filed with the state.<p>Pamela Lynn Haynes of Kingsport, Tenn., lost consciousness after getting off the ride in July and was transported to Florida Hospital Celebration Health’s …

Star Wars Ticket Sale Shows Disney Can Do Whatever It Wants

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> isn't coming to theaters until mid-December—but Disney isn't waiting around to start cashing in.<p>The entertainment …

This Artist Has Perfectly Reimagined Disney Animals With Human Personalities

Alaina Bastian's art project Humanized imagines what beloved Disney animals would look like as their human counterparts.

Walt Disney Company

The Gross Alt-Universe Where Disney Movies Didn’t Deviate From Their Source Material

Jason Porath’s Rejected Princesses project has been teaching us lately all about which fairy tale heroines were too badass for Disney. However, even the stories Disney did choose to tell instead have been watered down into a family-friendly fluidity. In doing so, it turns out, Disney spared …

Disney Movies

Who went to Disneyland? | American Experience

Disney Princesses Reimagined as Pinup Girls With Tattoos Are Seriously Badass

Simply stunning.<p>You've seen what happens when you give Disney princesses Instagram and cell phones, when they're not wearing makeup, if they had realistic body hair, and what they'd look like reimagined as velociraptors, but if you thought you'd seen them all, you're wrong, because there is <i>always</i> …

Disney Princesses Inspire 2016 Miss America Contestants

We are just days away from the 2016 Miss America being crowned in Atlantic City. Contestants have been dreaming and preparing for this once in a …

Walt Disney Company

Watch Disney Animation legend behind Aladdin and Ariel draw in VR

Chances are Glen Keane has made an impact on you. As an animator at Disney, he brought to life iconic characters like Aladdin, Ariel from <i>The Little Mermaid</i>, and everyone's favorite furry grump, Beast from <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>. But after spending nearly four decades at the house of Mickey Mouse, …

Six Tips for Dining With Kids on a Disney Cruise

Since dining is one of my favorite parts of a Disney cruise, I have a quite a few tips I like to share with family and friends to make their …

Kids

A White Supremacist Holds an Entire American City Hostage

The riveting documentary Welcome to Leith chronicles white supremacist Craig Cobb’s mission to create an Aryan utopia in rural Middle America.<p>When …