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The Elusive Orgasm—and What It Means for Healing

For many women, consistent orgasms are out of reach, which can leave both parties feeling underwhelming as lovers. Dr. Sadeghi explores what might be …

8 small signs people use to judge your personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the research says otherwise.<p>In fact, …

Been Traumatized? Here's How PTSD Rewires the Brain

We tend to float about our lives, worrying about little inconveniences. But if the space inside your head is generally a peaceful one, count yourself …

The Brain

The Transition: Build Large Legs, Strong Shoulders, and Shredded Abs

Program designer Michael Beringer demonstrates the Legs, Shoulders, and Abs <b>TRANSITION WORKOUT</b>. For all the details on the program, go to …

Unexpectedly Widespread Permafrost Melting Could Set Off A Greenhouse Gas Timebomb

Beneath much of the Arctic resides vast stores of greenhouse gases, locked up for millennia in icy soils. With this in mind, a pair of studies …

North Korea fires short-range missile along its coast | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a short-range missile on its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, amid heightened tension over the isolated country’s nuclear and rocket programs.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a flight drill of fighter pilots from the Korean …

North Korea

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds review – Oasis mastermind proves bigger than Britpop nostalgia

After performing Don’t Look Back in Anger, the most popular Noel Gallagher-sung hit from his former band Oasis, at Saturday’s show at the Hordern Pavilion, the guitarist and songwriter had some typically immodest words for the audience.<p>“I know, I know. I get it,” he tells the crowd of mostly …

Noel Gallagher

Russia endorses U.S.-Cuba thaw, but says more work to do | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s foreign ministry said on Thursday it supported the new dialogue between the United States and Cuba, but said Washington should abolish all its sanctions on Cuba.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro after a news conference as part of …

Cuba

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Best Protein Powders (and the Worst)

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, a vegan or a plant-based foodie, everyone is getting in on the protein trend. And with good …

Nutrition

10 Misconceptions About Things That Kill You

Don't miss an episode—subscribe here! <i>(Images and footage provided by our friends at Shutterstock. This transcript comes courtesy of Nerdfighteria</i> …

Did Britney Spears Photoshop This Snapshot Showing Off Her New Bikini Body?

Britney Spears is riding high these days thanks to her Las Vegas residency and the swing of nostalgia that is taking us back to the late ’90s and early 2000s. If the Backstreet Boys are getting a chance to fight zombies on SyFy, Spears deserves a little spotlight and a little fun. None of them had …

Apple burns Android and Windows for slow upgrades

Android updates are slow, Windows upgrades are 'really sad'<p>It's been an unusual Apple event, starting off with talk of privacy, environmentalism, and health, but once Apple got into its usual product launch groove, it couldn't resist burning its nearest and dearest competitors. In announcing the …

Paul McCartney strikes out to gain control of his share of the Beatles catalogue

Artist files claim with US copyright office to take back his publishing rights when they start becoming available in 2018<p>Paul McCartney has begun the process of regaining control of his share of the US publishing rights in the Beatles’ catalogue. The publishing is currently owned by Sony/ATV Music …

Music

First-month Oregon pot sales tax receipts far exceed projections | Reuters

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - The first month of taxable commercial sales of recreational marijuana in Oregon generated nearly $3.5 million in tax revenues, far exceeding projections, the state Department of Revenue has reported.<p>Displays at Shango Cannabis shop on first day of legal recreational …

Cannabis

I Had a Starring Role in the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker Sex Tape Trial. AMA.

"How does a nice boy like you wind up in a courtroom with Hulk Hogan talking about sex tapes?"<p>I’m not sure if I should be flattered or offended that my friends and family were <i>so</i> shocked when I turned up in the news this week, as an expert witness in the Hulk Hogan versus Gawker sex-tape trial.<p>The …

Scientists To Drill 'Ground Zero' Of Dinosaur Extinction

For years scientists at the University of Texas have been planning an expedition to drill directly into Chicxulub crater, what many believe is “ground zero” for the mass extinction event 66 million years ago. Now, we are weeks away from drilling to determine what lies beneath the surface of an …

Earth Science

The Miracles of St. Patrick—How He Really Converted Ireland to Christianity

The reason St. Paddy's Day is so happy (besides the green beer)<p>For three years Patrick devoted himself to acquiring spiritual disciplines and …

Ireland

Scientists discover non-opioid pain pathway in the brain

Study provides evidence for the existence of a non-opioid process in the brain to reduce pain through mindfulness meditation.

Mindfulness

The Two-Second Muscle Builder

Build Size & Strength With Mid-Rep Pauses<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Paused reps increase time under tension. This is essential for hypertrophy. …

The Illusion of Free Will and Mental Illness Stigma

We haven't evolved to have any deep understanding of the human mind.<p>Why we shouldn't persist with outdated ideas of a separate and irreducible …

How to Do Homework Fast and Get Better Grades in High School

In order to do homework and still have time to do other things, there are some basic principles that must be adhered to.

Homework