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Artist Arrested For Letting People 3-D Print Models Of Her Vagina

There’s a fine line between obscenity and art. Where do 3-D printed vaginas fall on the spectrum?<p>Megumi Igarashi loves pussy.<p>More precisely, the 42-year-old designer loves her own pussy. Constructed from molds of Igarashi’s genitalia, the artist’s body of work includes a vagina lampshade, a vagina …

Inheriting A Rare Skin Condition, And The Ability To Laugh About It

People with vitiligo gradually lose pigment in their skin, often in patches that appear randomly and grow over time.<p>But that wasn't the case for Cheri Lindsay. The white pigment on her skin spread rapidly across her body and around her eyes, "like a mask," over the past four years, she says.<p>She …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

Backpacking

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Recipes

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

11 Brilliant Condom Concepts That Improve The “User Experience”

Since launching its first call for new condom concepts, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has received hundreds of ideas from around the world. …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Psychologists find that entitlement predicts sexism, in both men and women

Entitled attitudes appear to be linked to sexism -- even among women, according to a personality study by psychologists from Case Western Reserve …

Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

Ghanaian witch doctor claims he caused Cristiano Ronaldo’s knee injury

Ghana’s most influential witch doctor has claimed he is responsible for the knee injury that is threatening Cristiano Ronaldo’s participation at the World Cup.<p>Nana Kwaku Bonsam – whose name translates literally as “Devil of Wednesday” – predicted in February that the Real Madrid forward would be …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

The classic iPhone ringtone gets a sweet remix

There have been a lot of remixes of the iconic iPhone ringtone over the years, and this one may be the best. The guitar solo at the end is an unexpected twist.<p>The remixer goes by the name MetroGnome, and his YouTube account features countless remixes of popular songs. He’s got some original stuff …

Remixes

Rap Genius Founder's Comments On California Shooter Were So Bad, His Cofounder Says He's Embarrassed

Rap Genius cofounder Mahbod Moghadam took to the alleged UCSB shooter's memoir this afternoon and, using Rap Genius, annotated the publication with some very bizarre comments. Rap Genius is a heavily funded startup, whose investors include Andreesen Horowitz.<p>The 141-page memoir written by Elliot …

What Cuban is really talking about

People who equate Mark Cuban to Donald Sterling are actually equating <i>themselves</i> to Donald Sterling -- at least when it comes to a misunderstanding of …

Civil Rights

What “Neighbors” and “Chef” can teach us about white male privilege

<b>Jon Favreau in "Chef," Seth Rogen in "Neighbors"</b><p>Seth Rogen and Jon Favreau are better stand-ins for White America than Princeton Kid<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>May 10, 2014 4:30pm (UTC)<p>From my platform of white male privilege, please allow me to explain to you why white male privilege is the great issue of our …

Dr. Dre maybe the ‘first billionaire in hip-hop,’ but what does that mean for hip-hop?

By Chris Richards<p>Chris Richards<p>Pop music critic<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A rap icon who hasn’t dropped an album in nearly 15 years is now calling himself “the first billionaire in hip-hop” — and he might be exaggerating by only $200 million.<p>Beats Electronics, a company co-founded by Dr. Dre that specializes …

I sold my body (and nearly my soul) to Abercrombie

As a manager, I did corporate’s bidding — by discriminating against staffers and customers who weren’t “quality”<p>Oliver Lee Bateman<p>May 5, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Good Men Project.<p>It happened innocently enough: I was at a job fair on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus when a …

When you can dance with the other team's cheerleaders, you gotta do it

So dance, dance, like it's the last, last night of your life, life, gonna get you right.<p>After the final match of the Championship season, the Yeovil Town cheerleaders took to the pitch for one final performance. And then Middlesbrough's Albert Adomah joined them because the season is over so let's …

Swapping Young Blood for Old Reverses Aging

Muscle tone, endurance, memory, and smell improve in elderly mice infused with blood from younger mice<p>In what could have profound implications for understanding the process of aging, a trio of scientific papers published today show that infusing elderly mice with the blood of young mice can reverse …

Hook-Up Truck makes sexy debut

"Mission accomplished - I totally had sex in there and it was great," Evan Tracy, 30, said as he and his girlfriend, 27-year-old Sasha Laurel, climbed out of the back of a truck parked underneath an Oakland overpass.<p>The Hook-Up Truck, a commercial box truck designed for couples to enjoy the …

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

Tremors induced by wastewater disposal are larger and harder to predict than previously thought.<p><b>Underground disposal of wastewater from fracking may pose a much greater risk of causing dangerous earthquakes than previously believed, particularly in areas of the U.S. Southwest and Midwest where</b> …

Other People's Pathologies

Black culture and the culture of poverty are not the same thing.<p>Over the past week or so, Jonathan Chait and I have enjoyed an ongoing debate over the rhetoric the president employs when addressing African Americans. Here is my initial installment, Chait's initial rebuttal, my subsequent reply, and …

This Town Needs a Better Class of Racist

It's easy for polite American society to condemn Cliven Bundy and banish Donald Sterling while turning away from the elegant, monstrous racism that remains.<p>The question Cliven Bundy put to his audience last week—Was the black family better off as property?—is as immoral as it unoriginal. As both …

Contagious Aphrodisiac? Virus Makes Crickets Have More Sex

Imagine if there were a virus that could get inside you and dial up your libido, so that you all of a sudden start mating more (more frequently and with more partners), so that the virus — the tricky, tricky, clever, little virus — could transmit itself through your lovemaking to somebody else, …

Jumping Spiders Are the Cutest, and You Can Catch Your Own

If you keep a backyard garden, you might have been startled recently by a spotted spider like this one, suddenly leaping huge distances through your planting beds. If so, lucky for you! The bold jumping spider, <i>Phidippus audax</i>, is a common daytime spider and friend of the gardener — it’s not …

Nevada rancher defends remarks, loses supporters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of …

These Are The 9 Reasons That Sanjay Gupta Changed His Mind About Marijuana

Gupta filmed a documentary that aired on CNN on Sunday, August 11, and earlier this week wrote an editorial on CNN.com in which he admitted that the research for the movie changed his mind about the drug and its medicinal effects.<p>After traveling the world, meeting with medical experts and medical …