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My life in sex: ‘Since both balls were removed, the anguish never stops’

The eunuch<p>I look at women forlornly – they’re amazing. I was diagnosed with testicular cancer 23 years ago, when I was 31, and both balls were removed. I had been in a relationship for six months, but it ended soon after and there’s been no one since. I was treated with a hormone replacement …

Loneliness

If you love staying up late and sleeping in, doing otherwise might actually hurt your health

Here’s one more way our modern sleep schedules might be killing us.<p>Night owls might get a rap for staying up too late watching Netflix or getting lost in meme spirals on the web, but it’s not all fun and games. Study after study shows the later you sleep and rise, the more likely you are to develop …

Sleep

From the Archives: An Interview with Best Director and Best Picture Oscar Winner, Guillermo del Toro

On the occasion of Guillermo del Toro's big night during the Academy Awards, winning, amongst others, Best Director and Best Picture for his 2017 …

Horror

World Of Ether: Collect | Breed | Train | Fight | Trade On The Blockchain!

Article by White Coins Edited by CryptoClarified<p><b>Collect | Breed | Train | Fight | Trade</b><p>Enter the Wonderful and Interactive World of Blockchain …

Pokémon

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

Employment

Deripaska Goes From Famous Russian Billionaire to Global Outcast in Just Three Days

At Davos this year, Oleg Deripaska threw a party with champagne, Russian folk dancers and a performance by Enrique Iglesias. Now the Russian …

Russia

More than half your body is not human

<b>More than half of your body is not human, say scientists.</b><p>Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists.<p>Understanding this hidden half of ourselves - our microbiome - is rapidly transforming understanding of diseases from allergy to Parkinson's.<p>The …

Microbiome

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

‘I’m a pot evangelist’: meet America's dope queens

As more US states legalise marijuana, more women are stepping up to meet the need for weed. Meet the entrepreneurs cutting through the stigma<p>Like most other American industries, marijuana has traditionally been dominated by men. Overwhelmingly they grew it, they dealt it and they smoked it. Hopes …

Cannabis

Trump: FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss signs that could have prevented a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high …

Donald Trump

This Brown Butter Cookie Dough Will Inspire a Spontaneous “Baking” Night

Attention fellow vegan and/or gluten-free friends (including those who fall in the <i>-ish</i> categories): You *need* this new cookbook, <i>Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing</i> ($22) by Jerrelle Guy, the blogger behind Chocolate for Basil. This beauty may have already …

Dessert

The Best Chocolate Lava Cake Comes from the Slow Cooker

Coat a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk the flour, granulated sugar, 2/3 cup of the cocoa powder, baking powder, …

Dessert

Critics aghast at former first lady Michelle Obama's official portrait

Former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle unveiled their official portraits at the National Portrait Gallery to a very mixed reception.<p>Speaking at the unveiling of the official portraits, the former first lady said she hopes the painting of her will serve as an inspiration to young …

Naked passenger forces turnaround of Alaska Airlines flight

An Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Seattle was forced to make a U-turn Wednesday due to a disruptive naked passenger, officials said.<p>The naked passenger reportedly locked himself in the plane's restroom, took off all his clothes and refused to comply with the flight’s crew …

Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando were lovers, Pryor's widow confirms

Jennifer Lee Pryor, who was twice married to the comedian, corroborates claims by music producer Quincy Jones, noting that ‘it was the 70s’ and ‘drugs were still good’<p>Quincy Jones said what? Star interviews that got us all talking<p>The widow of Richard Pryor has confirmed a claim by music producer …

Marlon Brando

Joseph Polchinski, 63, Leading Theorist on Multiple Universes, Dies

Joseph Polchinski, one of the most creative physicists of his generation, whose work helped lay the mathematical foundation for the controversial proposition that our universe is only one in an almost endless assemblage that cosmologists call the “multiverse,” died on Friday at his home in Santa …

Physics

How a hungry, hardy bacteria eats toxic metals and excretes gold nuggets

If the goose that laid the golden egg had a real-life counterpart, it would be <i>C. metallidurans</i>. This hardy little bacterium consumes toxic metals and …

Make These Sweet and Spicy Chicken Bites for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is upon us, and it's a mega sports season in general. Hockey and Basketball are also happening, but there's no denying that the Super …

Cooking

Iconoclasts review – one person can make a difference

A seven-year labour of love finally comes to an end in one of the best-looking 2D Metroidvania games you’ll ever see.<p>There was a time when it seemed …

WATCH: The One Sunday Night Meal Prep Tip That Keeps You Eating Healthy All Week

Every Sunday evening, before you kick off a <i>Marvelous Mrs.Maisel</i> or <i>The Crown</i> viewing session here's the easiest thing you can do to stick to your …

Nutrition

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7 Ways To Blaze Without A Pipe Or Papers

Ever find yourself with weed but no way to smoke it? Maybe you broke your pipe last week and you’re out of papers. If you’re not mobile or its too …

Bathtubs

This Skillet Lasagna Is Healthier than It Looks

During the post-holiday season I always want to eat a little lighter and ensure I'm really getting all of my vegetable servings in. But you know …

Cooking

EVERYONE Is Making These Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

So you probably should, too.<p>Sometimes a chocolate chip cookie has a way of getting to people, stirring up strong emotions, and rallying them for a cause. The cause of eating more cookies. When Alison Roman's <i>Dining In</i> cookbook came out in October, she told Grub Street about these cookies—buttery, …

11 Tech Heroes Of 2017 Who Aren’t CEOs

Meet the plebes among us who did something that changed the tech industry, spoke truth to power in a remarkable way that effected real change, or just made the world a little more interesting.<p>If you want to know which CEOs, founders, or celebrities are the most important people in tech this year, …

New York Times
Pumpkins

Common Foods You’ve Probably Been Cooking the Wrong Way Your Entire Life

Sure, you wouldn't call yourself a fancy chef, but you probably consider yourself pretty good in the kitchen — which is why you're going to freak out …

Food

We’ve been burying people all wrong

Could eco-friendly funerals save the planet?<p>About 15 years ago, Cynthia Beal, a 30-year veteran of the natural-food movement and then-owner of the …

Oregon State University