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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sexual Satisfaction

• People who have regular orgasms live longer, seem to have less stress and enjoy lower rates of heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and …

Thomas Chatterton Williams: My black privilege

A couple of years ago, I participated in an Aspen Institute symposium on the state of race. During the roundtable that followed the panels, as I spoke about my experiences growing up black in the 1990s, I was interrupted by a Latino sociologist and former gang member from UC Santa Barbara. People …

Sweden has declared war on cash

Back in June, I shared with you the story of how, in 1661, the Scandinavian monarchy became the first country in the world to issue paper money. (It was an unmitigated disaster, by the way.) Now it might be the first to ban it altogether.<p>All across Sweden, cash—the physical kind, not cash in the …

Interest Rates

USA Defeats Germany to Advance to Women’s World Cup Final

FIFA

Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.<p>What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how …

Dementia

These are the world’s top 10 universities in emerging markets

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>A new ranking of the world’s best universities only lists schools in the global South. The <i>Times Higher Education</i> “BRICS and Emerging Economies” ranking for 2015 includes “only institutions in countries classified as “emerging economies” by the Financial Times Stock …

College & University

This is American terrorism: White supremacy’s brutal, centuries-long campaign of violence

There’s a war being waged against Black Americans, whether white America wants to admit it or not<p>The evidence is clear. The reports are in. There is no other conclusion. It’s 2015, and Black people in America are under a sustained and lethal terrorist attack.<br>In North Charleston, S.C., not too far …

Justice

What It Takes To Lift Families Out Of Poverty

Eighteen years ago, Dean Karlan was a fresh, bright-eyed graduate student in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He wanted to answer what seemed like a simple question:<p>"Does global aid work?" Karlan says.<p>He was reading a bunch of studies on the topic. But none of them actually …

Income Inequality

Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

Danny Kou, the executive chef at La Mar, an upscale Peruvian restaurant in San Francisco, says it's a good time to be him.<p>Kou moved from Lima to the United States when he was 21. It was 2001, and back then, Peruvian cuisine was still unfamiliar in North America.<p>But in the last few years, there 's …

Korean Food

Learning How to Expand Digital Courseware Solutions

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Learning

Trek-worthy gifts for outdoor adventurers

Going gear-shopping for your favorite outdoors-loving friend or family member can be harder than trekking up Mount St. Helens as she’s about to blow. There are so many options, but so much crap.<p>To help you out with your holiday shopping, Cult of Mac waded through the endless lists of camping and …

HomeAway provides a homey ambiance for employees at new Domain office - Austin Business Journal

By Jan Buchholz <br>– Senior Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal<p>Nov 3, 2014, 1:50pm CST<b><br>Updated</b> Nov 4, 2014, 8:35am CST<p><b>See Correction/Clarification at</b> …

How to Back Hillary Into a Corner

A report from the secret race to answer 2016’s most pressing question.<p><b>One afternoon in late September, David Plouffe</b>, President Barack Obama’s former campaign manager and most trusted political aide, slipped into Hillary Clinton’s stately red-brick home on Whitehaven Street in Washington, D.C., to …

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at ICC over charges linked to 2007 violence

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday became the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.<p>Kenyatta, 52, is accused of five counts of crimes against humanity for allegedly orchestrating violence after a …

2014 Is Not 1931

Robert Kagan accuses Obama of appeasement. Where’s his evidence?<p>Everyone has—or should have—a list of the commentators they disagree with fundamentally but nonetheless admire. When it comes to foreign policy, Robert Kagan tops mine. First, because Kagan knows the difference between being a hawk and …