Gabrielle Baldacchino

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46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

14 Of The Smartest Things Ever Said About Sleep

When it comes to our health, there's little more important and yet more underrated than sleep. These wise words are a testament to sleep's powers.<p>What's <i>your</i> favorite quote about sleep?

Real Guys Answer: When the Check Comes, Should a Woman Offer to Pay?

Women’s Health’s Guy Next Door asks men how they prefer the bill situation be handled<p>We’ve all been there: You just had an amazing date with a great guy, and the waiter leaves the check smack dab in the middle of you two. So…what do you do? Offer to pay your half? Does it make a difference if it’s …

Relationships

16 Signs You're Obsessed with Coffee

Beside the fact that you're already on your third cup of the day...

Gorgeous glass sculptures let you see into the world's most deadly viruses

Viruses are usually depicted as ugly, scary, almost weapon-like blobs just waiting to meddle inside of your body, but Luke Jerram sees them as something different. There isn't really a color to viruses after all — they're smaller than the wavelength of visible light — and as mere smears when viewed …

Solar System necklace, Statement necklace, Planet Necklace, Mothers day gift, Space jewelry, Celestial gift, Galaxy Necklace, Space necklace

Handmade necklace with planets from Solar System.<br>Each pendant is printed on both sides.<br>See the Lookbook for our "Your space" collection here: http://bit.ly/V47rmd<p>→ Measurements:<br>• Quantity of planets is 7.<br>• Pendants are from 2.5, 1.8 and 1.5 cm / 1", 0.7" and 0.6" in diameter.<br>• Total length of …

Extraordinary Planetarium Watch Elegantly Orbits Planets Around the Sun

This spectacularly innovative watch design, known as <i>Midnight Plantarium</i>, allows you to wear a little piece of the Solar System on your wrist. Developed by Van Cleef & Arpels in partnership with Dutch watchmaker Christiaan van der Klaauw, the intricate concept replaces hands of a watch with six tiny …

Science-inspired jewelry from William White’s Etsy store

Dopamine and Teenage Logic

Young minds are often portrayed as stews of hormones and impulse; but the decisions they make are often deeply rational and deserving of greater consideration.<p>I once counseled a 17-year-old, I’ll call her Katey, who admitted that she had planned to get “completely smashed” at a school-related …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Human brain reacts to emoticons as real faces

Just a few decades after they were invented, emoticons have become an indispensable part of online communication - so much so that the human brain now reacts to them in the same way as a real face<p>Emoticons such as :-) have become so important to how we communicate online that they are changing the …

How a human lung is kept alive and breathing for a transplant

Lung in a box. Very cool.<p>To extend the time an organ can last before it’s transplanted into a recipient, engineers have developed the Organ Care System — which is essentially a box pumping blood and oxygen to the lung.<p>What’s especially neat about the OCS is that they can actually be used to improve imperfect donor lungs by flushing it with antibiotics and nutrients. Like refurbishing a lung, sort of. Putting donor lungs through the OCS helps increase and improve the number of potential donor …

Report sheds light on Apple’s iWatch hurdles

Smartwatches are a big trend at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, but so far it’s a category that hasn’t seen any major hits (except for maybe …

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

What Is Cellulite And What Causes It?

<b>Cellulite is a condition in which the skin appears to have areas with underlying fat deposits, giving it a dimpled, lumpy appearance. It is most</b> …

Foods To Improve Sexual Stamina For Men

<b>1- Blueberries –</b> Berries are among the most nutritious all-around foods on the planet. Blueberries in particular are considered a “superfood” in the …

Sleep Number's x12 smart bed monitors your sleeping habits

CES 2014: the year the Internet of Things got very, very real. So far at the show we've seen a smart toothbrush and even a smart slow cooker, but is everybody ready for a smart bed? Sleep Number just announced the x12, which packs a variety of sensors to monitor your sleeping habits, movement, …

Childhood Maltreatment Can Leave Scars In The Brain

Maltreatment during childhood can lead to long-term changes in brain circuits that process fear, researchers say. This could help explain why children who suffer abuse are much more likely than others to develop problems like anxiety and depression later on.<p>Brain scans of teenagers revealed weaker …

How Racist Is Online Dating?

A new study says OkCupid users are often willing to respond to messages from potential lovers outside their own race, and once they do, they're more likely to initiate interracial contact going forward.<p>How racist are Americans when it comes to selecting a mate? Though the rate of interracial …

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Fruit Flies Boost STI Immunity Before Sex

This "immune anticipation" may be fairly common, researchers say.<p>Among the promiscuous common fruit fly, sexually-transmitted infections run rampant. Female fruit flies, however, have a special kind of defense to lower the potential cost of getting down and dirty with another fly, according to a …

Biology

Survey: 15 percent say bisexuality isn’t legit

A new survey reveals negative attitudes toward bisexuality, especially bisexual men, among both heterosexual and homosexual people.<p>Men who identify …

Sexuality

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

Lukas Farlan Photography

Photograph Lukas Farlan offers us snapshots of incredible beauty. Particularly good for capturing landscapes, the artist living in Italy comes with a …

Women Nobel Prize Winners: 16 Women Who Defied Odds To Win Science's Top Award (PHOTOS)

Women make up a bit more than half of the world’s population, yet even in the most developed countries, men hold the lion's share of jobs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. What's more, men take home most of the prestigious scientific awards. That includes the Nobel …

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Liberal Catholics Press Pope Francis On Reforms Of Curia, Women, And Gays

(Reuters) - Liberal Catholics have asked to meet Pope Francis to add their views to talks next week on changes in the Church, hoping the conciliatory tone he has brought to the papacy will allow more open decision making.<p>More than 100 groups of reform-minded Roman Catholics sent the appeal in an …

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