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Vaginas absolutely need sex or they’ll waste away: study

It’s a painful condition that can leave you itching, even burning down there — and no, it’s not a sexually transmitted infection!<p>Just when you …

Women's Health

The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove (So Good, You Might Actually Do It)

The stove is the workhorse of the kitchen, burners dutifully heating up on command to prepare meals at all times of day, season after season. It works hard, and that work shows: in a splotch of tomato sauce from Monday, some sauteed greens from Tuesday, bits of fried rice from Wednesday. After days …

Cleaning

Scientists Reveal That Quantum Time Travel Exists

Around ten years ago researcher Dave Bacon, now at Google, showed that a time-travelling quantum computer could quickly solve a group of problems, …

Quantum Physics

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine

It’s just a matter of time before we build a machine that can take us into the far future.<p><i>Watch AMC's Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, a six-part series about focusing on AI, dark futures, aliens, and time travel.</i><p>In September 2015, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka arrived back on …

Physics

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

25 Things Only A Southern Dad Says

When it comes to steering us in the right direction, Daddy might not be as vocal as Mama, but he’s still got plenty to say. We reached out to our …

I Know Which Country the U.S. Will Invade Next

By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which …

11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

Social Media

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

The Things You Should Always Carry With You in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally …

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

In an Unexpected Move, Amazon Just Made Its Biggest Announcement Since Acquiring Whole Foods

This could be the biggest thing since self-driving cars.<p>There are no cashiers. There aren't even checkout lanes. And there definitely aren't any lines.<p>At Amazon's new grocery store, you just grab stuff off the shelves, bag it yourself and walk out. Everything gets automatically charged to your …

eCommerce

500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence<p>In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally …

Mexico City

A bunch of truly annoyed cats (and one sad chug) looking sharp on Dress Up Your Pet Day

Guys, it's been a very special day.<p>A day of delight for internet animal enthusiasts and overbearing pet owners, and the bane of existence for actual …

Pets

20 Cleaning Hacks That'll Make You Say, "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Problems = solved.<p>H/T this Reddit thread.

9 ways to know your cat really loves you

(Even if they act like they hate you)<p>Grumpy cats, cute cats, those weird cats that like to walk on their two back legs… kitties are easily one of the internet's favourite obsessions. But as much as we pour love and adoration onto our tiny furry friends, they tend to treat us with indifference at …

The secret airline run by the US government is hiring — and to get the job, you have to share your drinking habits, sexual behavior, and mental health

Forget secret agent — if you want one of the most exclusive, top-secret jobs about there, consider becoming a flight attendant.<p>Janet Airlines, the secret airline run by the US government that mostly shuttles employees and contractors out of a private terminal at McCarran International Airport in …

OMG, These Ridiculous Dog Leotards Are Actually the Greatest Hack For Pet Owners

After asking a pet owner what they <i>don't</i> like about their pup, you'll get an emphatic, "NOTHING! MY DOG IS PERFECT!!!" But if they really stop and think, they'll likely have one common complaint: all. the. damn. shedding.<p>Tyson Walters is one such dog parent. His beloved Saint Bernard, Harley, was …

Pets

The Stunning Reason Why American and Other Airlines Are Getting Rid of Seatback Screens (and Why Delta and JetBlue Aren't)

There's a divergence of thinking on this subject.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Are you your own entertainment?<p>Are you (and your gadgets) enough entertainment?<p>Or do you wish someone would come along and entertain you without …

Flying

Movie attendance hit a 25-year low in the US in 2017, as viewers 'flock to streaming in droves'

The numbers don't lie. No one went to the movies in 2017.<p>Sure, you probably went to see "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," "Wonder Woman," or maybe a Marvel movie, but the ticket totals are in and that's the true barometer of the state of the exhibition business. And it's not a pretty picture.<p>The total …

Interstellar object ‘Oumuamua covered in 'thick crust of carbon-rich gunk'

The mysterious interstellar object ‘Oumuamua that is shooting through our solar system is wrapped in a thick coating of carbon-rich gunk that built up on its cosmic travels, astronomers have found.<p>New observations of the cigar-shaped body found evidence for a deep surface layer that formed when …

Astronomy

Sorry Deadpool Ryan Reynolds but X-Men's Wolverine and Avengers unite as Disney–Fox 'closing in on a deal'

Sources reveal Disney and Fox Studios are 'closing in on a deal'. This means X-Men's Wolverine, Deadpool and Marvel Studio's Avengers could finally …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

The 50 Best Men’s Gifts Under $50

Movie Pass<p>Movies are too expensive for their own good. Between the tickets, the popcorn, and the soda – it can cost as much as a nice dinner out. But …

10 Space Operas to Read If You Loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi<p>What better way to get in the mood for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” than reading a novel under the <i>Journey to Star</i> …

Star Wars

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Don't waste your bread on motor oil.<p>Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t …