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Why Does Dating Men Make Me Feel Like Shit?

For the first time in years, I find myself feeling ugly. What changed was that I started dating men.<p>I woke up this morning with this terrible fucking …

Relationships

White People: I Want You To Understand Yourselves Better

Your survival has never depended on your knowledge of white culture. In fact, it’s required your ignorance.Continue reading on The Establishment »

Racism
TED Talks

The Audio Book Club Travels the Underground Railroad

<b>Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙</b> <b>Play in another tab</b> <b><br>Slate Plus</b> members: Get your ad-free podcast feed<b>Slate</b><i></i> critics Jamelle Bouie, Laura …

Audiobooks

Is A Little Life a Searing Document of Human Suffering or a Melodramatic Mess?

<b>To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of A Little Life, click the arrow on the player below.</b><p><b>Subscribe in iTunes</b> <b>∙</b> RSS feed <b>∙</b> Download <b>∙</b> Play in …

Audiobooks

'Systematic Racism' Is Behind Flint's Water Crisis, Civil Rights Commission Says

(FLINT, Mich.) — "Systemic racism" going back decades is at the core of problems that caused a lead-contaminated water crisis in the majority black …

Flint

The Fasting Diet Improves Your Mood, Sex and Sleep

Cutting calories is nobody's idea of a fun time. But the perks of fasting go far beyond a leaner body, finds a new study published in <i>JAMA Internal</i> …

Weight Loss

How and where to attend cannabis-infused dinners (and a cooking class) in Los Angeles

There are more reasons than ever for Angelenos to explore marijuana. In November, California passed Proposition 64, which legalized the recreational use of marijuana for adults, and the sale of recreational marijuana in retail locations in 2018. While most are more familiar with smoking marijuana, …

Cannabis

Earth Has a Hidden 8th Continent

The island nation of New Zealand may be the tiny chunk of a massive continent that lurks mostly under the Pacific Ocean, new research suggests.

How Sex Made me More Powerful

I didn’t lose my virginity until I was 28 years old. To make it more pathetic, it was a couple of months before I turned 29. Being a virgin for so …

Squirting is Peeing

But, this fact upsets people, so they have declared it false on emotional grounds<p>So, some like, study came out that said squirting was pee. It seemed …

Meet the sex-hating vegetarian activist who had the Soylent idea in the 1830s

Sylvester Graham was bout that bland life<p>Chances are you’ve eaten a graham cracker, which means you’ve eaten a snack invented by a sex-hating health …

Graham Cracker

Banned chemicals persist in deep ocean

Science editor, BBC News website<p><b>Chemicals banned in the 1970s have been found in the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean, a new study shows.</b><p>Scientists were surprised by the relatively high concentrations of pollutants like PCBs and PBDEs in deep sea ecosystems.<p>Used widely during much of the 20th …

The AI Threat Isn’t Skynet. It’s the End of the Middle Class

In February 1975, a group of geneticists gathered in a tiny town on the central coast of California to decide if their work would bring about the end …

Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say It Again. And Again. And Again

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an …

Criminology

Here's What One Woman Learned From a Year of Open Marriage

Robin Rinaldi did what many women dream of but few actually do: she took a year off from her marriage and made an agreement with her husband that …

Marriage

10 Ways to Channel Your Outrage for Good in a Trump World

How to thrive in the Age of Trump<p>On Tuesday, I wrote about how to get out of the cycle of rage in a Trump world. Below, you’ll find a few of our …

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We Should Fear ‘Brave New World’ More Than We Do ‘1984’

George Orwell’s dystopian classic “1984” is back in vogue and selling like hotcakes. I should be happy about this, because I think it’s one of the …

Conservative POV

Can Spices Help You Lose Weight?

Can adding spices to your diet charge up your metabolism and speed weight loss? Nutrition Diva has the pros and cons of a new diet fad

Weight Loss

The Moon's Gravity Alters Rainfall on Earth

Space

What An Acid Trip Reveals About How The Brain Creates Meaning

LSD causes neurological changes that can help us understand how the brain assigns significance to things in the environment.<p>When tripping on acid, people often say that everyday objects become drenched with deep meaning and significance.<p>In <i>The Doors of Perception,</i> Aldous Huxley famously wrote of …

Lsd

The Rehabilitation of ‘Pitbull,’ a Former Wrestler and Neo-Nazi

Duke Schneider is an aging professional wrestler known as Pitbull and a retired Rikers Island guard. And for eight years, he was a member of the National Socialist Movement. His devotion was first to Adolf Hitler and second to the cadre of neo-Nazis he commanded from his Brooklyn home.<p>He gave …

Holocaust

What I Learned Doing Push-Ups Every Day for a Month

At the beginning of January, I happened upon a video you may have seen: a young woman doing pushups for 100 days. She starts out “scrawny,” but gets …

Exercise

Why Every Year Time Feels Like It's Moving Faster

Remember the good old days? When they played good music on the radio, people were kinder to one another and time moved nice and slow? Man, those were …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that …

Denmark's Monster Wind Turbine Just Smashed the 24-Hour Record For Energy Production

A 720-foot-tall wind turbine featuring 35 ton blades has just set a new world record, producing a whopping 216,000 kWh of energy over a span of 24 …

Wind Power

What Would Happen If You Never Got Up From Your Seat?

<i>This is What Would Happen If, a close examination of mundane hypothetical situations. Each week, we look at something that you could do but probably</i> …

First results on Scott Kelly after year in space reveal space travel changes DNA

The first results of the aptly-named Twins Study are in: Scott Kelly's year in space changed his DNA. It also made him taller! USA TODAY NETWORK<p>Space travel, it turns out, does more than make us weightless, it can even make the ends of your chromosomes bigger.<p>The first results of a study delving …

NASA