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Germaine Greer strongly condemns the #MeToo campaign

Germaine Greer says that it's too late for women who "spread their legs" to Harvey Weinstein to start "whinging" now.<p>In a particularly caustic rant, the renowned feminist argued that Weinstein's alleged sexual assault victims had no cause to claim rape, misconduct or abuse.<p>"If you spread your legs …

What to do if you are facing a mental health crisis at Christmas

During Christmas and New Year, everything changes – from our schedules to our mindset.<p>Some people have time off work, or away from education, others …

A Relationship Coach on How to Fight Effectively

Most of Rachel Sussman’s clients come to her because they are experiencing problems in a romantic relationship, or are going through a breakup. A …

How This Mom Learned Her Child's Mood Swings Might Be Linked to PANDAS Condition

Her 5-year-old daughter's temper tantrums were more than just a phase.<p>Crystal Henry always thought her daughter Violet was a happy kid—she'd even …

If you live your life without mental health issues, science says you’re the weird one

Everyone gets the flu, chicken pox, and a broken bone or two by the time they hit 40, and if you don’t you’re in a very small minority that somehow …

Mental Health

This Song by Imogen Heap Is Scientifically Designed to Make Your Baby Smile

There’s a lot of bubbly, cheery music geared toward babies out there, but this melody was composed using the power of science.<p>The song, written and …

Parenting

Your Baby from 16 to 18 Months: Language and Motor Skills

Once toddlers figure out that everything has a name, they want to label their world.<p>Your Toddler's Vocabulary<p>Ask your toddler to bring you her favorite toy, and she'll cheerily oblige. Tell her you're off to the playground, and she'll dash to the front door. Remind her that it's bedtime, and you …

When should you believe your kids?

Children tell lies as part of normal development, but that makes trust tricky territory for parents.<p>As a kid, I remember the times when I was telling …

Parenting

Tips For Playing Nioh

How Scientists Are Tracking the Dangerous Weakening of Earth's Magnetic Field

<i>This article originally was published on</i> The Conversation.<p>The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and …

Struggle With Anxiety and Depression? Check Out This Nifty DIY Tracker

Dealing with depression and anxiety is tough. When you're in the thick of it, everything seems like a trigger, and it's easy to think things will …

New X-Men Movie Could Start Shooting This Summer And Have A Weird Name

It has been reported that the next X-Men movie could begin production in June. A listing and synopsis for a movie called <i>X-Men: Supernova</i> has appeared on a production website, stating that it will start shooting this summer in Montreal.<p>The listing appears on My Entertainment World, and the synopsis …

Comics

Nintendo Addresses Lack of Switch Backwards Compatibility

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima explained the Switch’s lack of backward compatibility and that more ports from previous Nintendo systems could …

Men's Mental Health: A Silent Crisis

Numerous researchers state that there is a silent crisis in men’s mental health. Is this the case? What are the issues and what are the solutions to …

Mental Health

Politics Have Turned Facebook Into a Steaming Cauldron of Hate | Backchannel

<b>“Whelp,”</b> my mother began our weekly phone conversation. “Marge and I aren’t speaking.” Marge is one of my mom’s best friends. When she moved houses, …

Social Media

How to raise financially savvy kids

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wondering why our kids are not so great with money? Just look in the mirror; it's because adults are often financial train wrecks themselves.<p>Even so, all is not lost. You can still try to instill your children with the right lessons about spending, saving and investing, to …

Contraceptive injection for men could end need for vasectomy

The end of the vasectomy is on the horizon after scientists announced human trials for a new contraceptive injection for men.<p>The simple process, which takes just a few seconds, involves injecting a harmless gel into the tube which transports the sperm to create a blockage.<p>It is the same tube which …

Pregnancy

This new study shows how important it is for kids to have married parents

Every society's holiest duty is ensuring that all its children thrive to the greatest extent possible. But while almost everyone will agree in a …

François Hollande

5 Indie Tabletop RPG Campaign Worlds To Play In

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> have spawned a multitude of campaign worlds since it began, including the Forgotten Realms, Mystara, Eberron, Dark Sun, …

Board Games

Early Signs of Anxiety and Depression Could Be Detected in Children Straight From Birth

Although symptoms of anxiety and depression have the potential to materialize in kids as young as 2, a new study reveals that these early signs could be detected in newborns. Factors such as genetics, environment, and experiences all have an influence on a person's likelihood of exhibiting signs of …

The 1 secret to keeping your relationship strong after having kids

Parenting can be hard on a relationship: Studies have long shown that marital satisfaction tends to go down and depression to go up after the birth of a first child. It seems parents might not even be in the clear once the kids leave the house, either. In recent years, although the overall divorce …

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

Mindfulness

1950s Batman Cartoon Tells Kids: “Don’t Believe Those Crackpot Lies About People Who Worship Differently”

<i>"Don't believe those crackpot lies about people who worship differently, or whose skin is of a different color, or whose parents come from another</i> …

Cartoons

Koei Tecmo's VR Cabinet Has Touch And Smell Functions 

Anime

Scientists may have discovered a lost continent

As much as we humans think we know about Earth's ancient composition, it's clear we have a lot to learn. Researchers now say they have evidence of a lost continent, Mauritia. The team found rocks on Mauritius with embedded zircon crystals that were almost 2 billion years old, or far older than the …

How to Partner with a Loved One with Mental Illness

How many people who have a relative living with mental illness have tried to convince them that because they are sick, they need to take their …

Mental Health

Paris’s Classy New Public Urinals Use Your Pee To Grow Flowers

But do not take time to stop and smell the roses.<p>Nocturnal urinators don’t just leave the unpleasant stench of pee in our streets. They also damage public infrastructure and leave behind a mess that’s surprisingly costly and labor intensive to clean up. Cities are working hard to find a fix: …

Look Out! The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Super Bowl Spot is Here

Disney just unleashed some new footage from one of their biggest films of the year, <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.</i> And it’s hilarious.<p>Here’s the …