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Everything You Know About Women and Sex Is Wrong

Wednesday Martin's book "Untrue" wants to totally upend everything we thought we knew about female sexuality.<p>For centuries, men have asked themselves: What do women want? While you'd think we should have come up with an answer to this question by 2018, we clearly haven't, if the immense volume of …

For Men

20 Best Bourbon Whiskeys

Exploring the wide world of bourbon whiskey–not to mention trying the best bourbons–is among the most rewarding hobbies an adult male can pursue. …

Bourbon Whiskey

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.<p>Often known as “the building blocks of mathematics,” prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians for centuries due to their highly unpredictable and seemingly random nature. However, a team of researchers at …

X-rays

This Is How Running and Cycling Affect the Way Your Body Builds Muscle

How much cardio should you do when you're trying to get stronger?<p>Lots of people avoid cardio when they're trying to get fit—partly because they don't like it, and partly because they're worried it'll make their muscles shrink and kill their gains. But are they right? How much cardio should you …

Muscle

The Military Secret To Falling Asleep In Two Minutes We'll Be Trying Tonight

Your go-to guide to falling asleep quickly<p>Whether it's scrolling through Instagram until the early hours of the morning, tossing and turning to find the perfect position, or a work worry that just won't shift, falling to sleep quickly is a skill we're yet to master.<p>However, little did we know …

Muscle

Here’s how to learn absolutely anything, according to a world expert

It’s easy to get discouraged when we’re trying to learn a difficult new subject. But according to the creator of one of the world’s most successful online courses, almost anyone can learn anything—with the right technique.<p>Barbara Oakley, an engineering professor at Oakland University in Rochester, …

Language Learning

Psychedelic compound triggers near-death experiences

A new study, published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i>, suggests that a psychedelic compound found in ayahuasca replicates near-death …

Dark Energy May Be Incompatible With String Theory

A controversial new paper argues that universes with dark energy profiles like ours do not exist in the “landscape” of universes allowed by string …

Spacetime Emergence, Panpsychism and the Nature of Consciousness

<b>As you read this, it feels like something to be you. You are seeing these words on the page and hearing the world around you, for instance. And all</b> …

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

The Large Hadron Collider Just Successfully Accelerated Its First Atoms

Get ready for new science.<p>The Large Hadron Collider below Switzerland and France has just accelerated its first atoms to almost the speed of light, …

Beyond Time

We conventionally think of time as something simple and fundamental. It flows uniformly, independent of everything else, from the past to the future, …

Your Muscles Don't Always Need a Day of Rest Between Workouts

A new study shows that rest is not as important to muscle growth as was previously thought.<p>If you’re trying to build muscle, conventional wisdom has it that you can't work the same muscle groups two or more days in a row. That is, if you do a full-body workout on Monday, wait until Wednesday before …

Evidence Mounts That Germs May Cause Alzheimer's

In the end it will be microbes—bacteria, viruses and fungus—found to be at the root of all disease and aging, and specifically Alzheimer’s, contends geneticist Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Emile Tanzi.<p>“The two biggest threats to healthy aging have had to do with dealing with infection,” said Tanzi, who …

Alzheimer's Disease

5 Sex Toys That Feel Like Oral Sex & Will Shake Up Your Regular Routine

Oh, the joys of oral sex. One might say that the experience is incomparably pleasurable — that there’s simply no way a couple fingers, or any other …

Sexual Health

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

The Key to Avoiding Weight Gain as You Get Older Probably Isn't What You Think

Do this instead.<p>Like a favourite car that's starting to show its age, many of us begin to put on weight as we get older.<p>"She's not what she used to …

Closed Loophole Confirms the Unreality of the Quantum World

After researchers found a loophole in a famous experiment designed to prove that quantum objects don’t have intrinsic properties, three experimental …

This Is The Fastest Rotor Humans Have Ever Built, And It's Bending Our Understanding of Physics

Mind-boggling.<p>Scientists have created a tiny rotor that rotates at speeds of up to 60 billion revolutions a minute – the fastest-spinning human-made …

Our Local Group Is Being Eaten, And We Just Found The Galactic Leftovers

Here in the Local Group, our two largest galaxies dominate: Andromeda and the Milky Way.<p>The next largest, Triangulum, is much smaller: only 5% the Milky Way’s mass.<p>About 60 dwarf galaxies also remain: the cosmic survivors.<p>But the history of galactic cannibalism, where larger galaxies devour smaller …

The Basics of Numerology: How to Calculate Your Life Path and Destiny Numbers

<i>Welcome, cosmic warriors. I'm astrologer Aliza Kelly Faragher, and this is Allure Astrology, a column dedicated to all things magick. Count it up, cosmic warrior. Today, we're exploring the basics of numerology.</i><p>Have you ever found yourself gazing at the clock at exactly 11:11? Wondering why you so …

5 Full Body Workouts You Can Do At Home That Aren’t Nearly As Torturous As Burpees

If there's one thing I'm certain about in this life, it's that burpees suck. For emphasis, I will repeat this: burpees <i>suck</i>, fam. If you enjoy the …

Serverless Security Risks Laid Bare

Twistlock sponsored this story.<p>What we can say is that serverless platforms can help make workloads more secure. As an option to deploy small …

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Marketing Firm Accidentally Exposes 340 Million Records Online

The reported data leak at Exactis potentially exposes every adult in the US to the risk of identity theft. The records contain detailed personal …

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Critical Thinking

The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose weight. Instead, eating foods high in protein will provide nutrition and fill you up for longer periods of time. This means you'll be burning calories without any …

Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

In 2015, doctors in Germany reported the extraordinary case of a woman who suffered from what has traditionally been called “multiple personality …

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

Physics