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The UK government is worried we’re having too much anal sex

This government, eh? They’re abolishing student grants, building youth boot camps, and excluding anyone under the age of 25 from having a decent living wage. It’s almost as if they don’t understand – or ever even <i>were</i> – ‘young’ people. They’re certainly not that bothered about improving their …

Government (UK)

A New Solar Cell Creates Electricity From Water as Well as Light

Rain means clouds and clouds mean less sunlight. That’s bad news for most solar cells, but a new design can actually make use of rain drops that fall …

Egg-sized hailstones rained down on a Chinese city and smashed holes in cars

Residents of Liuzhou City in Guangxi, China, got a rude shock on Saturday after a freak hailstorm, when they discovered what the weather did to their …

New iPhone 7 concepts have vastly different takes on the future

Now that Apple has ruined all of our fun by showing us what the iPhone SE looks like, we can go back to obsessing over iPhone 7 concepts. We have two new ones for you to check out; one of them seems way more likely than the other, but they’re equally fun.<p>We’re sure these won’t be the last iPhone 7 …

5 Visions Of The Future Of Sex, From 3-D-Printed Genitals To Teledildonics

And if you don’t have a boyfriend, that’s no problem. With this technology, you can have sex with a virtual partner on the Internet and feel as if …

Virtual Reality

Can you solve it? The logic question almost everyone gets wrong

Test your mental mettle with this question about the marital situations of Jack, Anne and George.<p>UPDATE: The results are in. Click here to find the answer to today’s puzzle and see how everyone did.<p>Hello guzzlers,<p>A very, very simple question this week. It will take you no time at all.

What happens to its stuff when black hole vanishes?

A new theory lets scientists follow a black hole’s life over time.<p>For all their extraordinary power, black holes are not immortal.<p>They have a life …

How to Grow a New Heart From Skin Cells

For millions of Americans with heart disease and failure, a breakthrough development could save their lives.<p>More than half a million people die in …

Kim Kardashian Pens Open Letter: "The Body-Shaming and Slut-Shaming—Enough Is Enough"

"I am a mother. I am a wife, a sister, a daughter, an entrepreneur and I am allowed to be sexy."<p>When Kim Kardashian posted a selfie on Sunday night―naked, save for some handy censor bars―she inspired a Twitterstorm, with everyone from Miley Cyrus to Bette Midler sharing their thoughts about the …

Feminism

How Exercise Makes You Smarter, Happier, and Less Stressed

'Exercise is like taking a little bit of Prozac and a little bit of Ritalin,' says a Harvard researcher, describing the amazing effects of fitness on the brain.<p>Being nagged about exercise isn't fun or motivating. Plus, it's cold out there in a lot of America. So how can you convince yourself to do …

Amazing Video Reveals Why Roaches Are So Hard to Squish

Have you ever stomped a roach, just to have it skitter away unscathed?* Or seen one disappear into an impossibly small crack?<p>Now scientists have figured out how they do that, and the results are terrifying.<p>The American cockroach (<i>Periplaneta americana</i>, aka “the big ones”) can squeeze through a …

6 takeaways from CNN's Democratic town hall

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a campaign that's been filled with zingers and gotcha moments, Wednesday night's CNN Democratic town hall with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders got the candidates to slow down for a bit.<p>Both candidates engaged with the audience and were at their best when getting away from the talking …

358. Why Doesn't The Bible Talk About Dinosaurs?

Rotating homes follow the sun, produce 5 times the energy they use

You've heard of solar panels that track the sun, but how about entire houses that do the same? Casas em Movimento from Portugal have now designed …

Clean Energy

Snapchat Challenges Twitter And Facebook For Sports Talk

Possession wins trophies or, in this case, ad dollars. That’s why Snapchat stepped up its game late last year by quietly partnering with Stats.com. Now TechCrunch has learned that Snapchat has rolled new Live Score geofilters at every NBA arena and some other matches. They let anyone attending …

Most of the matter in the universe is missing, but astronomers think they've found some of it

These things seem to be pretty big - roughly the size of Earth's orbit around the Sun - and they could help to explain where a bunch of missing matter in the universe is, known as the missing baryon problem.<p>The detection of these structures was made by astronomers working at the CSIRO's Compact …

Universe

This amazing sci-fi show reveals the biggest problem everyone ignores about space travel

"Flip right now and burn like hell and I can get us within 50,000 clicks," ship's navigator Ade Nygaard announces in the first episode of SyFy's fascinating space opera "The Expanse." The rest of the freighter Canterbury's crew looks appalled. A working stiff rolls her eyes.<p>"Oh great, then we'll …

Science Fiction

First head transplant successfully carried out on monkey, claims surgeon

WARNING: Graphic picture. Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero claims the first head transplant has been carried out on a monkey<p>A surgeon claims to have carried out the first head transplant on a monkey ahead of plans to attempt the controversial procedure on a human by the end of next year.<p>Italian …