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Weaker Immune System Among the Surprising Ways Sexual Abstinence Affects the Body

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> Medical Daily.<p>Sometimes we stop having sex, but we didn't do it on purpose: We go through a breakup; we're …

True Blood Is Returning as a Broadway Musical

Bon Temps is back.<p>Missing <i>True Blood</i>? It looks like there will be a musical version of the hit TV series.<p>The HBO supernatural drama could be making its way to Broadway, with Pam MacKinnon heading a recent workshop.<p>According to the <i>New York Post</i>, Ellen Foley, Claybourne Elder and Ann Harada were among …

Demi Lovato Outshines Boston’s 4th Of July Fireworks With This Cover Of ‘Purple Rain’

This country’s colors may be red, white, and blue, but for a little while, the Fourth of July was all about purple, as Demi Lovato honored the memory of the late, great Prince. Demi Lovato, along with her tour partner Nick Jonas, were part of the annual <i>Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular</i> to celebrate …

A new intersection design eliminates the dreaded left turn into traffic

But despite how standard it may seem to turn left into traffic, that's actually not an inevitable part of driving. There is an intersection design that could save you all that trouble.<p>The "diverging diamond interchange" creates designated ramps that gradually direct cars to veer left or right, …

Florida

Irritability and Anxiety are Linked in Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder works in phases. There are periods of mania and depression lasting from a few days to months at a time, but there are periods in …

DIY Cast AR-15 Receivers Are More Interesting Than Expected

For some reason the US News media decided on the AR-15 as the poster child of guns that should not be allowed to be made for, or sold to, the …

"The Tool Hanger" Is the Garage Organizer You've Been Waiting For

Finally, a better way to find your tools.<p>Anybody who's ever struggled with using crummy pegboard or those lousy little wire hangers to organize their workshop can appreciate this robust snap-together tool organizer. Called The Tool Hanger ($40), it consists of two polypropylene panels that fit …

This Song About A Guinea Pig Bridge Is The Catchiest Song Of 2015

By Michael Koh,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1N0xDuY<p>Don’t say I didn’t warn you, because it’s catchy as hell. I find myself humming it every now …

Demi Lovato on Oregon shooting: Mental health reform necessary

Demi Lovato has been vocal about fighting the stigma against mental illness since being diagnosed with bipolar disorder when she was 19 years old. …

Here's Demi Lovato Totally Naked (We're Talking No Makeup and No Photoshop Too)

Stunning.<p>In November's <i>Vanity Fair,</i> Demi Lovato poses in a series of gorgeous, provocative photos shot by famous photographer Patrick Ecclesine. She had three requests for the shoot: No clothes, no makeup, and absolutely no retouching of any kind. The results? Breathtaking.<p>In the video below, Demi …

What to stream on HBO, Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix in October

Summer is gone, and with it, any compulsion to hide that all you want to do on Friday night (and every night) is stay in, stay warm, and stay …

Lights Down, Pizza Ordered: Netflix Releases DIY ‘Movie Night’ Button

Every Friday in my household there is a ritual. All work and school stuff is tossed in the corner, to be ignored for the rest of the evening. Phones are silenced, email closed. We order pizza, drag out some bean bags, snuggle up with our dogs and watch a movie. We’re not alone here. Despite …

Maker Faire

Avengers: Age of Ultron Deleted Scene Reveals Important Plot Points

When <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> was released earlier this year, writer/director Joss Whedon revealed that his first cut of the superhero adventure was considerably longer than what ended up in cinemas.<p>One of the key moments that was changed was the Norn Cave sequence. In the original version, Thor …

Marvel Universe

This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …

This Powerful Planner Is the Only One You’ll Ever Need

We all have unfulfilled New Year’s resolutions — those empty promises we make to ourselves about goals we wish we could achieve but then forget about until the following year. This vicious cycle ends today with Best Self Co.’s simple but powerful SELF Journal. The SELF Journal helps you stop …

What Twitter Feud? Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne Sing "Complicated" Together

It's not so complicated, after all.<p>Taylor Swift pulled one of her millions of celebrity besties, Avril Lavigne, on stage at her "1989" tour stop in San Diego. The leggy duo performed Avril's hit "Complicated" on Saturday, August 29, and the crowd ate up the fabulousness with a spoon.<p>And I guess …

ActionNotes Brings Style And Simplicity To iPad Note-Taking

ActionNotes ($2.99) by Netwalk is a new iPad note-taking app with a straightforward mission: to replace the Notes app that comes with the iPad.<p>With …

How Long Do All Your Favorite Foods Last After They're Opened?

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>After you've opened a jar of pasta sauce and put in the fridge, it's good basically forever, right? Sorry, Andre 3000, it's not good forever, or even forever ever. Because we're often confused about how long our favorite packaged food, …

Kitchens

The Story Behind the One-Pan, Nine-Minute Pasta Recipe That Took Over the Internet

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>This genius pasta makes its own sauce, all in one pan, in nine minutes—you’ve probably already cooked it (or …

Italian Food

How to Make a Desk You Can Bring Anywhere

We hate to break it to you, but summer is over and it’s time to head back to school and work. We know it’s hard to say goodbye to days of lounging by the pool and working on your tan, but fall has its perks too. In between apple picking, eating and sipping PSLs we’re betting you’ll also be hitting …

Tim McGraw covers Luke Bryan's 'Do I' and it's awesome

Remember when you were a kid and your soccer game would get delayed from rain? You’d sit under the overhang and find ways to pass the time? Things …

Sephora Is Launching a Beauty Sample Box Service

Just when you think we were over the subscription beauty box thing, Sephora finds a way to pull you back in. The makeup store is launching its own monthly kits called Play! By Sephora, starting in Boston as well as Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio, in September with a national roll-out happening in …

Beauty

Luke Bryan Promotes New Album with Luke Bryan-Scented Candle (Hint: It Smells Like Vanilla Bourbon)

What does Luke Bryan smell like? Now you can find out without invading his personal space and probably getting arrested.<p>In an unusual marketing stunt …

New Albums

Every single new movie and TV show coming to Netflix in August

Netflix subscribers, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. Each and every month, Netflix adds dozens of new titles to its catalog of movies and TV …

55 Questions You Should Be Able To Answer About Your Significant Other, Without Having To Think Twice

What is their mother’s maiden name?<p>What color are their eyes?<p>What is one place they desperately want to travel to?<p>What do they regret about their …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Productivity

Pro Tips: Create a Perfect Gallery Wall

Charmed by walls filled with art and collections, but aren’t sure how to get started with your own? Design your layout before the first nail hits the paint with 12 tips that’ll help you create the perfect gallery wall.<p>Don’t stress out about spacing and shapes—a little advance planning can turn your …

DIY

Tips for home A/V cable management

<b>In a nutshell:</b> Your home theater system should be a source of joy — both for sound and appearance. If yours looks like an explosion in a spaghetti …

How To Use Evernote More Effectively In Your Small Business

Evernote is a powerful app for capturing notes and ideas — and that means it can make a big difference to your small business if you use it …