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The 10 worst sex and romance tips from the Christian right

If religious conservatives had their way, all sex would be missionary and no man would suffer from “blue balls”<p>Katie Halper<p>February 25, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><b>1. Dump the Infidel</b><p>Dan Miser, author of Single Woman Seeking Perfect Man has a must-read column …

Jesus

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

Private Dallas College Will Put Students to Work

Starting next fall, all students at Paul Quinn College will have jobs, either on campus or with local businesses, during their entire enrollment. In …

College & University

Campus assault rates – troublingly low, indeed

Last week, CBC News ran a series of disturbing reports – the result of a six-month investigation – about sexual violence on Canadian university campuses. "No one has ever pulled together the [numbers] to get a snapshot of what's really going on – until now," said senior investigative correspondent …

Police in Washington state fatally shoot man who threw rocks at them

(Reuters) - Police in Washington state shot a man to death who threw rocks at them, officials said on Wednesday, as a video published online appearing to show the incident drew criticism of the officers’ actions.<p>The police shooting in Pasco, Washington comes amid heightened tension across the …

Washington State

I Stalked My Psychiatrist

How a search for human connection devolved into an unhealthy obsession<p>Even now, I adjust the image in my head, the term. Not stalked. Researched, I preferred to say. I knew where she lived and how many children she had. When she got a divorce, and the kids’ names and ages appeared in the court …

George W. Bush Is Intervening in Iraq—Again

When Iraqi tribal leaders came to D.C. looking for help against ISIL, the White House refused. Then the former president made a call.<p>Late in the evening of Sunday, January 18, an eleven-member delegation of tribal leaders from Iraq’s western Anbar Province arrived in Washington, D.C. Just as their …

McCaul: White House not doing enough to save hostages

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul expressed concerns on Thursday the White House isn't doing enough to save hostages abroad.<p>McCaul, speaking on CNN's The Lead, declined to confirm a report from the Daily Beast that the White House had intelligence on U.S. …

Russia Warns Obama: Tell The World About UFOs And Aliens Or We Will

At the World Economic Forum in 2013, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev made a sensational announcement that the “time has come” to tell the …

10 Black Authors Everyone Should Read | PBS

They are poets, playwrights, novelists and scholars, and together they helped capture the voice of a nation. They have fearlessly explored racism, …

Black History

19 Reasons Why We're Thankful For Jon Stewart On "The Daily Show"

We'll need a million Moments of Zen to emotionally endure this loss.

Obama asks for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'

Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East. Yet he ruled out large-scale U.S. ground combat operations reminiscent of Iraq and …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Immune System

Annual Turnover $2 Billion

ISIS is the richest terror organization the world has known. Its annual turnover amounts to around $2 billion, and some analyst estimate the number to be $3 billion.<p>Main funding sources: oil trade, kidnapping and ransom, collection of protection and taxes, bank robberies and looting.Goal: the …

MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

On June 30th, 1974, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

National Academy of Sciences

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine

With rebels having seized extra 200 square miles of territory, US’s leaking of talks about sending weapons to Kiev may be Obama’s way of warning Putin to back off<p>The public disclosure that the US is considering supplying lethal weaponry to Ukraine in its battle with Russian-backed separatists, …

Mexico Tortured Police For Confessions In 43 Students Case: Report

An investigative report published Sunday by the Mexican magazine Proceso accuses Mexican authorities of beating and torturing municipal police officers in an effort to force confessions in the case of the missing 43 students whose disappearances have led to mass protests across the country.<p>Based on …

Ex-Navy SEAL faces up to 12 years for scheme that ensnared brothers in arms

A Navy SEAL who admitted he shattered the elite special force's code of brotherhood by stealing from his brethren to finance his luxurious lifestyle and gambling faces up to 12 years in prison, not to mention the scorn of men who served with him but now consider him “the most repugnant scum on …

Moralizing on American Sniper

Chris Kyle a coward? Puh-lease! How easy to pass judgment from an easy chair. All snipers cowards? Give me a break!<p>(In the interest of full disclosure please allow me to state that 45 years ago I volunteered to fight in Vietnam and served there with incredibly brave soldiers in the 101st Airborne …

David Oyelowo: Oscars Prefer Black Actors in ‘Subservient’ Roles

David Oyelowo says the Academy—and Hollywood—doesn’t celebrate black actors when they portray leaders or kings.<p>With the porcelain-hued 2015 …

New techniques emerge to track terror threats on social media

Terrorists have long used the Internet for their own personal gain, including recruitment, propaganda, and fundraising.<p>A recent report by the Department of Homeland Security says terror groups are increasingly using social media to gain a wider online following, share operational and tactical …

#BlackStoriesMatter, Too: Meet The Man Who Invented Black History Month

Black History Month has a new Twitter hashtag: #28daysarenotenough. It’s hard to argue with its message: Even among people who are committed to honor …