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Texas Newspaper Refuses To Publish Same-Sex Wedding Announcement

The engagement photo that Patricia Wrightner and Michelle Cooks hoped to have printed.<p>A same-sex couple from Texarkana, Texas is planning to head to …

16 Wedding Traditions and Superstitions

Weddings

100 Sentimental Wedding Ideas You'll Want to Steal

Adding a token from your parents' wedding, exchanging love letters with your soon-to-be spouse, and creating guest books you'll want to read over and over are some of the elements that make your wedding feel ultra-personal. Here, some of our favorite ideas we've seen lately.<p>By Kristen O'Gorman …

Weddings

8-year-old child bride dies after forced marriage.

By MELISSA WELLHAM<p><i>Note: This post may be triggering for survivors of abuse.</i><p>Imagine if the very first wedding you attended was your …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Cheating Spouse? 10 Reasons You Shouldn't Take Him Or Her Back

<i>Written by Kiri Blakely on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir</i><p>Being cheated on is probably the most devastating thing that can happen to a relationship, short of the other person dying. Actually, it can <i>feel</i> like your partner has died when you find out he (or she) has been cheating. It feels like what you had …

Kiss & Tell: 10 Curious Stats About Kissing, Social Media, and Breakups

It's easy to get lost in the Internet k-hole of The Book of Odds, compendium of all things statistical. But you don't necessarily have time for that, do you? So, we pulled together some of their most interesting facts about social media, breakups, and kissing—all potential fodder for your …

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment.<p>Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on …

Your Boyfriend Is Not Your Friend

I had a tough-love therapist a while ago who frustrated me to no end. I’d complain about the behavior of men I was dating and most of the time her …

Relationships

6 Freaky Things Your Body Does (Explained by Science)

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. There are all sorts of confusing or nonsensical …

Blood Vessels

Who’s afraid of the amygdala? Research blows away "fear center" myth

New revelations about your brain’s so-called “fear center” explain why it’s misleading to say “this part of the brain does x”. Maggie Koerth-Baker …

Anatomical FlipbookL.W. Yaggy & James J. West, 1885

<b>Anatomical Flipbook</b><br>L.W. Yaggy & James J. West, <b>1885</b>

Dating abuse via text takes a toll

Threats, controlling behavior, and harassing text messages from a dating partner can have a serious effect on a young adult’s health and well-being, …

How Often Do Mass Shooters Die In Their Attacks?

Almost half of mass shooters die during the attack, but certain factors raise the likelihood of that happening.<p>Details are starting to emerge in the aftermath of yesterday's deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in D.C., a military administrative headquarters. Though at first, authorities …

Professor Stephen Hawking backs right to die for the terminally ill

Professor Stephen Hawking, who once said he thought assisted dying was "a great mistake", has changed his stance to support the right of terminally ill people who are suffering to end their lives.<p>Hawking, 71, was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease – a form of motor neurone disease – at the age of …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Beluga Whale vs. Baby at the Mystic Aquarium

Parents who’ve taken their children to an Aquarium like the one in Mystic, CT know some of the pain in taking pictures that preserve the memories of …

Then-and-Now Images of NYC Created by Blending in Vintage Crime Scene Photos

Then-and-now photos are always fascinating to see. Historical scenes come to life when blended into or placed side-by-side with modern-day …

Tami Bone: Of Magic and Myth

Texas photographer Tami Bone recently opened an exhibition, <i>Of Magic and Myth</i>, along with Fran Forman, at the Photo Methode Gallery in Austin, Texas. …