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30 questions to ask the girl you're dating

Dating someone new is always a weird mixture of exciting and terrifying. On one hand, it’s one of the most exhilarating periods in a relationship …

8 Casting Decisions That Ruined Star Trek (And 8 That Saved It)

by Sara Schmidt<p>– on<p>in Lists<p><b>Star Trek</b> is known as both a galaxy of talent as well as a potential career killer. The show has been through so many …

Science Fiction

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

A photographer who spent 5 years at Nevada's brothels found legal prostitution was nothing like what he thought

Before traveling to Nevada, the photographer Marc McAndrews had never been to a brothel. Now, five years later, he's been to every single one in the state.<p>McAndrews made regular trips to Nevada's legal brothels, staying anywhere from a week to a month each time.<p>He stayed in bedrooms in the houses, …

Country Houses

This Study Found a Weird Link Between Death and Intimacy

There are things you love talking to your partner about, from where you want to go on vacation to your career dreams. Then there are the awkward, sensitive or super deep topics that you hesitate to mention. Stuff like money, jealousy, mental health — or even death. Unless you’re chatting about your …

Classic and Modern Science Fiction: 20 Authors You Should Be Reading

<i>Looking to discover your next favorite science-fiction author? Let’s take a look at 20 modern science fiction writers you should be reading.</i><p>[<i>SPOILER</i> …

A Bad Diet Could Harm Health More Than Booze, Drugs, and Tobacco

Poor dietary conditions are more threatening to our collective health than tobacco, alcohol, and drugs combined.<p>Cruising through the drive-thru a few …

This App Is Conquering Insomnia And Depression At The Same Time

Ever since he was a child, Dan Roberts had rarely been able to get a good night’s sleep. He was born with cerebral palsy that left his entire left arm and leg tight and painful, forcing him to walk with a pronounced limp. He was often in severe pain and there were many nights where he didn’t sleep …

Health Care

Why Men Keep Putting You In The Girlfriend Zone

By Brian Williams,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ec2MMm<p>Not too long ago I read a tumblr post entitled, “<i>Why Do Men Keep Putting Me in the</i> …

There's Random Color Blocking Throughout This Otherwise All White Apartment

All white interiors are a standard choice in contemporary design, however, too much white and not enough color can make a space feel cold and …

London’s Mayor Bans Body-Shaming Ads on Public Transport

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced his plan on Monday to ban body-shaming ads on the city’s transportation network starting next month.<p>Khan, who was …

F-Bomb the N-Word Out of Existence

Racism is alive and well in America, and social media has created a vehicle for people to express it.<p>Fortunately, it also enables people to fight it. I just stumbled upon a very effective weapon to use against the n-word. It makes a blunt but clear point: the n-word is offensive. If everyone …

High School Football

Do We Live in a Time of Narcissism

No, we don't live in a time of Greek Mythology but we use words of past historical and mystical figures and gather images of centuries past. "Narcissus fell in love with his own image in a pool of water and finally changed into a flower." This flower bears his name "Narcissus" to this day. Many …

10 Perfect Gifts She Never Even Had to Ask For

It's never too soon to start planning, and listening<p>Do you hear that? No, not the incessant refrains of “O Holy Night” and “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” that are already being piped into every shopping mall, coffee shop and health club. I’m referring to the subtle clues your wife or girlfriend are …

Diddy's DeLeon Tequila Takes Aim At Patron

Earlier this month, Sean “Diddy” Combs stirred up some controversy by declaring a premature funeral–for Patrón tequila–or, as he calls it, “Mr. Pat Ron.”<p>That didn’t sit well with the brand’s brass. “Yes, we’ve seen some of his comments,” one Patrón rep scoffed. “But quite honestly we prefer to …

Make Your Arms Burn with This 6-Exercise Circuit

Broil your shoulders, chest, biceps, and triceps without lifting a single weight<p>The pushup is the consummate bodyweight exercise: You need stability from head to toe to hold the position, and “you have to rely on every muscle in your chest, back, and arms to work in unison—which is why it starts to …

10 Maps That Explain the Next Election

What pollsters will be watching for in 2016.<p>The recent midterm election could be read as the belly-flop conclusion of the Obama era: What was thought to be a transformative period in American politics—a brief spark of minority- and youth-driven enthusiasm that created the promise of a post-racial …

7 Signs You Should Date Your Friend

They're smart, funny, and adorable, but are you a good match?<p>One of the best foundations for a healthy and happy relationship (and sex life) is having a strong bond. Because if you think about it, being with someone who is willing to watch a <i>Twilight</i> marathon with you on a rainy Saturday is just as …

6 Ways to Fix Your Running Stride

Tweak your form to be more efficient and less injury-prone.<p>As part of a recent run analysis I got at NYSportsMed's Athlete Performance Center a few weeks ago, I had my stride and body mechanics analyzed while I ran on a treadmill. They call it the "Runner's Report Card" and it's an elite-level …

The Boy on The Bus Who Changed My Perspective

This might be the most important picture I took on my trip to Brazil and yet it's the one with the worst quality. I blame the bumpy ride, both literally and figuratively, that led me to take this picture. I suppose let me start at the beginning.<p>After spending the day touring the <i>favelas</i> of Rio, my …

7 Things Japan Can Teach You About Living A Long, Healthy Life

Want to know where to look to live a long, prosperous, healthy life? It’s simple. Just look east.<p>Japan, the land that gave us such treasures as Hokusai, Mothra and the delicious snack-stick known as Pocky , offers what may be the world’s best blueprint for a healthy life. Not only do Japanese men …

Artist Jen Stark creates kaleidoscopic sculptures from layers of paper More photos here: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/09/30/an-introduction-to-jen-stark/

Are You Her Back-Up Plan?

The Problem with Having a Back Burner Romance

According to new research, there’s a boom in plan-B boyfriends…and they could be sabotaging your love life.<p>Chances are, you wouldn't plan an outdoor wedding unless you had a backup rain venue, and you probably wouldn't bank on becoming a Hollywood A-lister without pursuing alternative …

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Why conservatives blame Obama for Ebola (Opinion) - CNN.com

A healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone is wheeled in a quarantine tent onto an airplane at Glasgow International Airport in Scotland on Tuesday, December 30, bound for The Royal Free hospital in London. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is …