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A Group of Male Lawmakers Voted To Keep A Tax That Only Applies To Women

seriously?<p>If you are an adult person with a vagina, there is a strong possibility that every month, you face a sizeable bill every time you have to re-stock on tampons, pads, etc. (Unless you use a menstrual cup, but that is an entirely different article.) And, because of reasons that can likely be …

14 Items That Will Make You Loathe The Airport A Little Less

Just when you thought TSA pre-check was your golden ticket.<p>A trip to the airport is typically filled with dread, anxiety and a great deal of stress. So many things can go wrong -- weather delays, unpredictably long lines, no available outlets -- and for the most part, travelers have little control …

Shopping

Potato Soup Recipes

Potatoes are the perfect base for soup; they can be made creamy or chopped into a savory broth. Here, Food & Wine rounds up the best potato soup …

Man Finds Tiny Newborn Kitten Alone In the Rain

A tiny kitten was found in the rain not too long after he was born. The man who spotted the kitten knew…The post Man Finds Tiny Newborn Kitten Alone …

Cute Animals

Elusive wildlife caught on camera visiting watering hole in Namibia, in pictures - Telegraph

Wildlife

The One Thing That (Sadly) Most Women Agree Makes A Man Undateable

Women may occupy a wider spectrum of sexuality than ever, but it's a different story with men, Glamour finds.<p>While women believe that they occupy a wide spectrum of sexuality that extends beyond the confines of "gay" and "straight," they don't hold that same mindset when it comes to men, according …

Sexuality

Here's how the Pentagon wasted $33 billion last year

The report by the Center for International Policy offers 27 examples of inefficient Pentagon spending. It comes one day after President Obama rolled out the department's $583 billion budget request for fiscal 2017, with the Pentagon second only to Social Security in terms of spending.<p>"Whether one …

A Jewish candidate won a U.S. presidential primary for the first time. And America yawned.

For the first time in American history, a Jewish candidate won a presidential primary election. And America yawned.<p>I'm talking about Bernie Sanders, of course, who thumped Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire's Democratic contest on Tuesday. Everyone is aware that Clinton would be our first female …

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders jabs at Hillary Clinton: 'You're not in the White House yet'

PBS moderator Gwen Ifill asked Clinton about her plans to expand the federal government and pointed out that exit polls from the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday showed that most Democrats are angry or dissatisfied with the government.<p>"Given what you and Sen. Sanders are proposing in expanding …

Target Just Launched a Gender Neutral Kids' Decor Collection

The new line, called Pillowfort, eschews pink and blue for more inclusive — and creative — designs.<p>Target made waves in August 2015 when it announced it would no longer classify toys as boy- or girl-specific.<p>Their gender neutral approach to kids' products was applauded by many, but some fans of the …

How a Slice of Pizza May Have Helped Catch California's Longest-Active Serial Killer

Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. was arrested in 2010 for allegedly murdering ten black women in South LA over a period of two decades. Now he's finally going on trial.<p>Diana Ware has been waiting almost three decades to see justice for her stepdaughter Barbara, whose body was discovered in 1987 in a …

Crime

Will Smith Has The Best Response To His Son's Gender-Fluid Style

"Jaden is 100 percent fearless, he will do anything."<p>Will and Jada Pinkett Smith are known for their outstanding acting and music careers, but they're also recognized for having one of the most hands-off, laid-back parenting styles for their kids, Jaden and Willow.<p>Will (who also has a son, Trey, …

Louis Vuitton

Married 65 Years, These High School Sweethearts Died 4 Days Apart

"They were truly better together."<p>After a wonderful 65 years of marriage, Tulsa, Oklahoma couple Marvin Riddle and Mary Frances Riddle died just four days apart.<p>Marvin, 84, was the first to go on Feb. 1 after battling numerous health problems. Mary, who suffered from stroke-induced dementia, died …

Tulsa

Ted Cruz’s Victorian ideals: Cruz using draft issue to signal he’s the most anti-woman candidate in the race

Ted Cruz is for forced childbirth but opposed to drafting women. The common theme is keeping women in the home<p>The last military draft ended 43 years ago — Marco Rubio wasn't quite 2 years old at the time— but the issue has suddenly surged to the forefront on the 2016 campaign on the back of a …

Gay Voter to Marco Rubio: ‘Why Do You Want to Put Me Back in the Closet?’

MANCHESTER, N.H. – A middle-aged gay man confronted Senator Marco Rubio here on Monday over his opposition to same-sex marriage, pointedly asking, “Why do you want to put me back in the closet?”<p>“I don’t,” Mr. Rubio replied. “You can live any way you want.”<p>The tense exchange inside the Puritan …

Cops Kill Man With Asperger's After Being Asked To Check On Him

He had gained viral fame last year after posting a touching video of his therapy dog.<p>Police shot dead an Arizona man with Asperger’s after being called to his home to check on his wellbeing.<p>Kayden Clarke, 24, gained online fame last year after he posted a video demonstrating how his dog, a …

Mental Health

If Male Scientists Were Written About Like Female Scientists

"A devout husband and father, Darwin balanced his family duties with the study of the specimens he brought from his travels."<p>"I got to thinking about that and about all the other times I've seen articles written about notable women in which their looks/makeup secrets/wardrobe advice were discussed, …

Nobel Prize

Florida declares health emergency over Zika cases; CDC adds two countries to travel advisory

Florida officials have declared a public health emergency in four counties with confirmed Zika virus cases, underscoring the increasing concern in the United States. Meanwhile, U.S. health officials have added two more countries to the travel advisory for pregnant women.<p>Gov. Rick Scott (R) said …

Public Health

My Boyfriend Is Depressed and Won't Do Anything About It

How do I get him the help he needs?<p><b>When I first started dating my current boyfriend, he was taking antidepressant medication to treat depression. The beginning of our relationship was amazing. He was super affectionate and loving, and it was great. However, a couple months ago, he stopped taking</b> …

Natural Happiness: The Truth About Exercise and Depression

We all <i>want</i> to be happy.<p>But is there anything you can actually do to feel happier more often? Or at the very least... can you limit the likelihood that you'll feel sad and depressed?<p>There isn't a single perfect answer, of course, but research is starting to reveal the incredible connection between …

Caitlyn Jenner on the 'Dark Days' Surrounding Her First Attempt to Transition: 'I Was Very Honest with Kris'

Caitlyn Jenner‘s 2015 transition and <i>Vanity Fair</i> debut made global headlines – but a lesser known fact is that Jenner, now 66, made her first attempt …

Jenner

Campaigners want to ban this 'pro-rape' blogger from Scotland

<i>UPDATED Feb. 4, 09:30 a.m. GMT. Daryush Valizadeh has released a statement cancelling events scheduled to take place on Saturday. In a statement,</i> …

Melissa McCarthy Says She Wasn’t Invited to the Gilmore Girls Reunion

The reunion will air on Netflix in four 90-minute installments.<p>Mere days after Netflix confirmed that its <i>Gilmore Girls</i> reunion is officially happening—free coffee and Pop-Tarts for all!—series co-star <b>Melissa McCarthy</b> has broken her silence on the Stars Hollow homecoming, and why she isn't …

TV

Ariel Winter Fires Back at Haters Who Say She Shouldn't Show Her Breast Reduction Scars

They were noticeable at the SAG Awards.<p>Ariel Winter showed up to last weekend's SAG Awards looking <i>flawless</i> in a strapless black dress from designer Romona Keveža. She told <i>People</i> that deciding what to wear to the award show was even more stressful than choosing a dress for prom, but you couldn't …

6 Tricks for Having Mind-Blowing Multiple Orgasms

According to 1,000 women who have them.<p>Multiple orgasms are the holy grail of women's pleasure. Everyone knows <i>someone</i> who swears she can pull it off, but few women actually experience multiples for themselves. But if you've never had multiples, don't give up just yet.<p>OMGYES, Indiana University, and …

How to Not Get Into a Fight About Politics at Work Today

A pair of mediators offers advice on how to discuss the Iowa caucuses without nearly coming to blows.<p>The presidential race may feel like it's been going on for an eternity already, but the contest kicked off in earnest last night with the Iowa caucuses. Cue much water cooler chatter today about …

Jane Got a Gun Gives Portman Her Best Role Since Black Swan

So why aren't people packing the theaters to see "Jane Got A Gun"? Do they think it is going to be an updated version of "Annie Get Your Gun", or do they think it is a pro-NRA documentary? Let me tell you clearly. This is an old school western starring Natalie Portman, and how long has it been …

India outrage over Maneka Gandhi's 'compulsory gender test' remark

<b>India's minister for women and children has been criticised for proposing compulsory gender testing of foetuses to tackle the skewed sex ratio.</b><p>Maneka Gandhi said the strategy would help monitor pregnancies and reduce abortions of female foetuses.<p>But activists and opposition parties say it will …

India

I went back to my old school to say: I’m gay

I pretty much knew I was gay by the time I started secondary school - perhaps knowing all of S Club 7’s lyrics aged 11 was a giveaway, but I didn’t want to admit it to myself. When I eventually did, I decided it was better not to tell anyone. At my all-boys northern grammar, being gay felt like …

LGBTQI