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The Honeymoon Is(n't) Over

How one writer makes room for sex in her schedule — every single day.<p>Recently I was having lunch with two married friends when the subject of sex came up, specifically an analysis of vibrators.<p>"I don't use one," I said.<p>"But without a sex toy, how do you get off?" one asked, with unblinking …

The Lazy River

We’re submerged, all of us. You, me, the children, our friends, their children, everybody else. Sometimes we get out: for lunch, to read or to tan, never for very long. Then we all climb back into the metaphor. The Lazy River is a circle, it is wet, it has an artificial current. Even if you don’t …

Trump officials tell Russia to drop its support for Syria’s Assad

Officials in the Trump administration on Sunday demanded that Russia stop supporting the Syrian government or face a further deterioration in its relations with the United States.<p>Signaling the focus of talks that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is set to have in Moscow this week, officials said …

Russia

Paw Patrol Rescue Peppa Pig from Dragon and are hungry for Ice Cream!

What Is Time, And Why Does It Move Forward?

The laws of physics don't care which way it goes.<p><i>This article was written by Thomas Kitching from UCL, and was originally published by The</i> …

Physics

The Best Youtube Channels You Can Work Out to Right Now

GIF<p>It’s cold. The gym is crowded. Might as well stay home and watch videos...<i>workout</i> videos. Here are some of our favorite ways to get fit with …

Miguel Cotto, Canelo Álvarez, and Boxing’s New Era

This past September, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., announced his retirement, and although plenty of boxing fans won’t miss him, a number of boxing executives surely will. The Mayweather era was also the pay-per-view era: in the United States, his last fourteen fights were broadcast only to viewers willing …

Boxing

Dodgers Corey Seager keeps hold on shortstop as Jimmy Rollins stays out

Rookie<p>Corey Seagerwill probably remain theDodgers' starting shortstop through the upcoming weekend, if not longer, as Manager Don Mattinglysaid veteran Jimmy Rollinsis expected to be sidelined for several more days because of a sprained right index finger.<p>Rollins, who last started a game on Sept. …

Corey Seager

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

When We Weren't Looking, A Star Passed Within 0.8 Lightyears Of Earth

Close encounters of the stellar kind<p>70,000 years ago, earth was a pretty bleak place. <i>Homo erectus</i> had just gone extinct, and we were all in mourning. But while we were distracted by things like the near-extinction of our own species, some fantastic stuff was going on in the furthest reaches of our …

Astronomy

Chewing Gum Helps Brain Activity

All these years after your teacher took away your candy in school, a growing pile of evidence suggests that gum chewing actually improves …

10 Mind-Bending Implications of the Many Worlds Theory

In quantum physics—the scientific study of the nature of physical reality—there is plenty of room for interpretation within the realm of what is …

Cycle of Lies review – Juliet Macur's unflattering portrait of Lance Armstrong

Juliet Macur's book on Lance Armstrong amounts to a comprehensive take-down of a fallen idol<p>Not long ago, the ubiquitous, upmarket cycling outfitter Rapha sent a marketing circular commemorating the 10th anniversary of the "tragic" death, by cocaine poisoning, of Marco Pantani. The Italian cyclist, …

Diets high in meat, eggs and dairy could be as harmful to health as smoking

People under 65 who eat a lot of meat, eggs and dairy are four times as likely to die from cancer or diabetes, study suggests<p>A diet rich in meat, eggs, milk and cheese could be as harmful to health as smoking, according to a controversial study into the impact of protein consumption on …

Incredible HD Video of Earth From Space Brings Maps to Life

Author: Betsy Mason. Betsy Mason Science<p>Date of Publication: 03.04.14.<p>Time of Publication: 5:43 pm. 5:43 pm<p>The video above was taken by a satellite, …