Amy Keen

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One in Nine Men in the United States Has Oral HPV

New data shows more than 11 percent of men in the United States are infected with oral HPV.<p>HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common STI — Planned Parenthood and the CDC estimate that almost every single sexually active person will contract one of the more than 200 viruses that make up HPV …

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. Self-abandonment leads to an inner emptiness that results in a person seeking to be filled up externally.<p>For example, Celine …

A growing threat could kill 10 million people by 2050, but one company thinks it can stop it

After years of abuse in people and animals — with doctors practically doling them out like candy and farmers stirring them into animal feed — antibiotics have virtually stopped working. In January, a woman died after a raging infection that failed to respond to 26 different kinds of antibiotics. …

Sun on the sky’s equator

Another great explanation of Friday’s equinox – plus beautiful graphics – from astronomer Guy Ottewell.<p>The equinox will strike, like a bell, on …

Astronomy

18 Quotes That Will Inspire a Meaningful Relationship With Yourself and With Others Around You

It's much more than just a buzzword. 'Mindfulness' is your ticket to emotional freedom.<p>The topic of mindfulness has garnered a great deal of attention in behavioral science literature in recent years, including industrial and organizational psychology. The reason for this is partly due to the …

Mindfulness

A Buddhist Master Reveals 5 Mindfulness Strategies That Will Improve Your Personal Relationships

<i>“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.” – Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>Mindfulness is all about being aware of your surroundings and …

‘It's the breaking of a taboo’: the parents who regret having children

It’s tiring, often boring – and can mean a return to more traditional roles. Why some mothers (and fathers) feel they made a mistake<p>It was coming up to Christmas 2015 when a query popped up on Victoria Elder’s home computer screen. It was from the question-and-answer site Quora, to which she had …

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

A Simple Way to Think About the Election

I think this is simple, rather than simplistic:<p>The people <i>who are for Donald Trump, are for him</i>. And almost nothing he can say or do, or that can be said or revealed about him, will undercut that support. The things that ordinarily would be considered “shocking” or “disqualifying” haven’t eroded …

Elections

18 Underrated National Parks

Time to add these wonders to your bucket list.<p>Everyone is familiar with Yellowstone and Yosemite. And for good reason: they're gorgeous. But we're going to go on record to say these less well-known destinations are just as picturesque — and probably way less crowded, too.

Photographer Explores the Beautiful Diversity of Redheads

Between one and two percent of the world's population are redheads, according to BBC News. While gingers are usually thought to be white, pale, and of Celtic-Germanic descent, the reality is that there are millions of people of color around the world who have freckles and fiery locks of hair. …

BBC

One Woman Photoshopped by 18 Countries: Beauty Standards Revealed

Last year, journalist Esther Honig published a viral series of images showing how photo retouchers in 27 countries around the world “enhanced” a …

Photo Manipulation

“I feel like I die more every day”: The “bed death” of sexless marriage is real, and it’s heartbreaking

<b>(annebaek via iStock)</b><p>Whether it’s been months or years, people in sexless marriages go online to commiserate — and plot their escape<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>April 16, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>"The mistake was getting married." That's how the post begins. Under the handle forever monkey, the 40-year-old woman …

Online Life

Divers stumble across Israel's biggest ever discovery of gold coins

<b>(CNN) —</b> The divers initially thought the gleaming object they noticed on the seafloor off the Israeli coast was a toy coin from a game.<p>But they quickly realized they had stumbled across something a whole lot more valuable in the ancient Mediterranean harbor of Caesarea.<p>Their chance discovery a few …

Archaeology

In 'American Sniper' trial, prosecution puts accused killer's words in spotlight

<b>Stephenville, Texas (CNN) —</b> Before prosecutors wrapped up their case against him, Eddie Ray Routh's words were in the spotlight Tuesday.<p>A chilling video shown in court showed police placing Routh into a squad car moments after authorities chased him down a Texas highway. Earlier that day in …

Here’s What Happened Inside the Worst Fifty Shades of Grey Screening

We expected some Fifty Shades of Grey moviegoers to end up in handcuffs this weekend ... but not while still in the theater.<p>On Valentine’s Day, a Glasgow movie theater hosted what may go down in history as the most disastrous <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> movie screening ever.<p>It all began innocently enough …

A 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Stuntwoman Breaks Down the Movie's Intense Sex Scenes

Simulated movie sex, explained.<p><i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i> is the pinnacle of blockbuster filmmaking because Steven Spielberg deals in optical illusions. His style of editing creates energy. We see high angles, low angles, villain shots, hero shots, punches in close-up, beads of sweat punched in even …

Movies

An At-Home 20 Minute Workout to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

There is NO NEED to go to a gym if you are looking to drop some fat and add muscle.<p>When you think about it, even if you live 10 minutes away from …

Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

Relationships

Top 20 U.S. Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>Too many hotels to choose from? Andrew Harper rounds up the best luxury, small hotels in America.<p>09.09.13 5:00 PM ET