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Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

An Egyptian lawyer has prompted outrage for saying harassing and raping girls who wear revealing clothing such as ripped jeans is a “national …

What Is Karma?

The Law of Cause & Effect<p><i>The self-controlled person, moving among objects, with his senses free from attachment and malevolence and brought under his</i> …

Account Suspended

A paralyzed man can stand again after an experimental epidural treatment

It’s been almost a decade since the motorcycle accident that left Andrew Meas paralyzed from the chest down. He was wearing a helmet, but a driver trying to cross four lanes at once t-boned Meas, breaking his spine at the sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae. These nerves are close to the neck and …

Physiotherapy

‘Racist’ nursing textbook pulled from sale

<b>A ‘racist’ nursing textbook which listed stereotypes including about Jews, black people and Muslims has been pulled from sale.</b><p>Under the heading of …

How childhood trauma changes our hormones, and thus our mental health, into adulthood

Exposure to traumatic experiences in childhood can have a negative impact on the development of the brain when it’s most vulnerable. Cases of …

A Girl Screamed So Hard at a One Direction Concert That Her Lungs Collapsed

Doctors have never seen this before.<p>Turns out there's a fine line between 'screaming at the top of your lungs' and 'screaming until your lungs …

Medicine

Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests

NEW YORK — President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” whose regime will be “tested like never before” amid new U.S.-imposed financial sanctions.<p>The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build …

North Korea

Trump administration to replace travel ban with country-specific restrictions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Trump administration will unveil more tailored restrictions on travelers from certain countries as a replacement to the controversial travel ban over the weekend, according to senior administration officials.<p>The new restrictions will vary by country and could include a ban on travel to …

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

If U.S. Attacks North Korea First, Is That Self-Defense?

President Trump’s apocalyptic admonishment to North Korea over its threats to annihilate America suggested that he might be closer than ever to ordering an attack — without waiting for Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, to strike first.<p>Mr. Trump’s supporters have said that such a strike, should …

Flash Sale: $190 Roundtrip Tickets to Iceland

From a number of major American cities<p>Iceland’s WOW Air is offering roundtrip flights to Iceland from a number of major American cities starting at …

We fear death, but what if dying isn't as bad as we think?

Research comparing perceptions of death with accounts of those imminently facing it suggest that maybe we shouldn’t worry so much about our own end<p>“The idea of death, the fear of it, haunts the human animal like nothing else,” wrote Earnest Becker in his book, The Denial of Death. It’s a fear …

Boy Scouts of America distances itself from partisan politics after Trump speech

The Boy Scouts of America issued a statement distancing itself from partisan politics after President Donald Trump used his speech at the National Scout Jamboree to criticize former President Barack Obama, his former campaign rival Hillary Clinton, fake news and pundits.<p>“The Boy Scouts of America …

I left my husband and the Mormon Church at the same time

It’s February, and I’m in my sister’s living room while she tinkers with her laptop, finalizing my divorce. I wonder, when she submits the papers, if my mind will release a deluge of balloons. Will confetti bombs rain glitter over my psyche? Or will I regret it immediately? Some people did, I’d …

You can unsend emails in Gmail — here's how to do it

There are two big rules when it comes to email: Always proofread and never send an email when you're upset. I've learned these lessons the hard way. …

After deadly smuggling case, officials charge truck driver and decry ‘crime against humanity’

SAN ANTONIO — The people packed into the sweltering tractor-trailer needed air. They banged on the walls for help, but the vehicle kept going. Trapped with as many as 200 people in the pitch-black trailer, they took turns breathing through a hole in the side. Some just passed out.<p>They had been …

Tractor-Trailer

How People With Depression Interact With The World Differently

The condition has a huge impact on everyday life.<p>Nothing about depression is easy. But the way it affects a person’s daily life is arguably the most difficult part of the disorder.<p>Approximately 300 million people globally are affected by depression, according to the World Health Organization. Not …

Stop Confusing Your Nerves With Having Anxiety

Nothing is more fashionable right now than anxiety disorders.<p><i>Fighting Words is a column in which writers rub you the wrong way with their unpopular but well-argued opinions on fitness, health, nutrition, what have you. Got something to get off your chest? Send your pitch to tonic@vice.com.</i><p>As …

Time does not mend a broken heart as scientists find condition causes long-term damage

Songwriters, poets and novelists have long mused over whether time truly heals everything.<p>Charles Dickens toyed over whether the bitter Miss Haversham would ever recover from being jilted at the altar, and for many historians, Queen Victoria's black dress came to symbolise her irreparable suffering …

Medicine

'Born This Way'? The Answer Shouldn't Affect Gay Rights

Back when homosexuality was still listed in psychiatry manuals as a mental disorder, Karen Hooker decided to study the mental differences between homosexuals and heterosexuals. She recruited both straight and gay people, and gave them a series of psychological tests, which showed no differences …

LGBTQI

Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids

NEW YORK (AP) — The global obesity problem now affects 1 in 10 people in the world, it is rising in countries rich and poor, and in many countries it …

Diabetes

A letter to … my husband, who simply stopped loving me

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I will never forget the beauty I saw when I first set eyes on you. I never tired of telling you how handsome you were (often to your intense irritation). You were ambitious; it was infectious. You made me promises I never imagined you wouldn’t keep.<p>Life was …

The Lazarus phenomenon: When the 'dead' come back to life

Her heart had stopped beating and she was no longer breathing. Janina Kolkiewicz was declared dead. At 91 years old, she had lived a long life. But …

Sleep deprivation can lead to the brain 'eating itself', says study

When you feel particularly exhausted, it can definitely feel like you are also lacking in brain capacity. Now, a new study has suggested this could …

British prime minister raises nation’s threat level, saying another attack ‘may be imminent’

MANCHESTER, England — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday night raised the nation’s threat level and deployed the military to guard concerts, sports matches and other public events, saying another attack “may be imminent” following a bombing Monday night that left 22 people dead.<p>The …

Extremism

Patient uses fat stem cells to repair his wrist

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Marlette was a long way from home, but he was willing to take the risk, as there were really no other options.<p>He was tired of the daily pain that made even shaking someone's hand almost unbearable.<p>Marlette lost his arm in an accident when he was a teenager, but as an active kid, he …

Stem Cells

Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: 'Drive Out' the Terrorists

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump offered a message of unity Sunday as he called on the Arab world to confront extremism during a highly anticipated speech in the birthplace of Islam.<p>"A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and extremists," Trump told …

North Korea celebrates 'successful' missile launch with pictures Kim Jong-un grinning as rocket blasts off

North Korea on Sunday tested another midrange ballistic missile, in its latest move towards developing a rocket capable of striking the United States with a nuclear warhead.<p>The projectile was fired in the late afternoon from an area near Pukchang, northeast of the capital, Pyongyang, and flew …