Anna Villarreal

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Here they are, the ‘enemies of equality’ for LGBT Americans

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans know in their bones there is a “vast right-wing conspiracy” out to deny them their humanity and dignity. A conservative cabal actively working the levers of power to block their rights. Well, now we have the evidence that one actually …

Real-Life ‘Love Potions’ Are Coming, But Are they Ethical?

In the future, our relationships will be neuro-enhanced.<p>In the Middle Ages, a common trick for getting your crush to like you was the "love cake." The recipe called for baking the cake while naked, and pressing the dough to your breasts, armpits, and genitals to absorb the sweat. Get your crush to …

Fathers can pass anxiety and depression to their children genetically, study finds

Men who are stressed can pass on anxiety and depression to their children and grandchildren, scientists in Australia have found, in a study which indicates parental advice has been “disproportionately” focused on the health and diet of women.<p>The study, based on mice which were fed stress hormones, …

Mental Health

Douche moves

<i>Is it a super-douchey move to pretend to be a lesbian to avoid unwanted male attention? I’m a straight single woman in my mid-30s and a very</i> …

The Neuroscience Hack That Guarantees You'll Leave a Good Impression

Everyone talks about first impressions, but science says it's endings that matter most.<p>We've all heard that first impressions are both incredibly important and incredibly hard to turn around. So whether you're anxious to impress a date or a new customer, you'll probably be most stressed about the …

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories | Cosmos

One of the most intriguing physics discoveries of the last century was the existence of antimatter, material that exists as the “mirror image” of …

Why Marriages Are So Difficult to Sustain

Why is marriage so difficult to sustain?<p>The answer lies in four sources of tension that are intrinsic parts of contemporary society.<p>First, there is a …

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11 Photos That Prove Japan Is The Most Beautiful Place On Earth

...not that we needed convincing.<p>Hidenobu Suzuki knows Japan like the back of his hand.<p>This spring, the Toyohashi-based photographer shot some stunning photos of cherry blossoms in his home country. And now that it's rainy season, he's back outdoors to capture more Japanese scenery. (Spoiler alert: …

A Friendly Chat About Suicide

I was once told that talking about suicide "makes people uncomfortable." Now, if you haven't felt suicidal, and talking about it makes you …

Peruse Your Illusions: 21 Mind-Bending Urban Works of Art

Optical illusion art brings a bit of magic to the streets, using paint, paste-ups or photographic tiles to transform urban surfaces into massive …

31 scientific societies just told Congress to take their climate denial and shove it

Scientists have had enough of Congress' climate denial. On Tuesday, a whopping 31 major scientific groups — representing tens of thousands of …

Climate Change

The World’s Most Efficient Languages

How much do you really need to say to put a sentence together?<p>Just as fish presumably don’t know they’re wet, many English speakers don’t know that the way their language works is just one of endless ways it could have come out. It’s easy to think that what one’s native language puts words to, and …

Linguistics