Michelle Mack

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A Surprising Way to Improve Your Masturbation Routine

<i>In Hump Day, award-winning psychotherapist and TV host Dr.</i> <i>Jenn</i> <i>Mann answers your sexiest questions—</i><i>unjudged and unfiltered.</i><p><b>DEAR DR. JENN,</b><p>The guy I’m …

Scientists in Australia develop world-first blood test to detect skin cancer before it spreads through the body

Scientists in Australia have developed a world-first blood test to detect skin cancer before it spreads through the body.<p>The test could potentially allow early detection of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, and increase the prospects of treatment. It may also help to avoid invasive and …

Cancer

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

Photos of My Bipolar Father During His Last Days

"I took on the challenge of studying my father and his condition by photographing his daily endeavours."<p>My father often talked about wanting to end his life. He felt trapped on Earth, in his body, but mostly in his mind. My relationship with him had always been a tough pill to swallow, but I was …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

'My whole life has been a lie': Sweden admits meatballs are Turkish

Turks have reacted with undisguised glee to what many have described as an official – and certainly long overdue – confession from Stockholm that Sweden’s signature national dish is, in fact, Turkish.<p>“Those famous Swedish meatballs you get in Ikea are actually Turkish, admits Swedish government,” …

Selling

Strap on your sleep pack! The trippy VR show that takes you to dreamland

Immersive entertainment is so widespread now, from the intimately disorienting surrealism of You Me Bum Bum Train to the widescreen sweep of Secret Cinema, that it can sometimes seem as if it’s not a proper night out unless you’re being led around a converted factory by actors who’ve raided the …

The march continues: why documentary sequels are on the rise

Can belated follow-ups to hits like March of the Penguins, An Inconvenient Truth and Fahrenheit 9/11 prove their necessity?<p>Hey, remember March of the Penguins? It’s been 13 years since a National Geographic-produced documentary about emperor penguin migration grew into a global phenomenon, and in a …

Al Gore

The world's most endangered species

New research has claimed one in five mammal species could disappear from UK shores, with the red squirrel, the wildcat and the grey long-eared bat all under threat. A total of 12 species - out of 58 - were put on a "red list" for wild British mammals.<p>Beyond our borders, dozens of species around the …

Wildlife

Norwegian girl shipwrecked in Galicia returns 70 years later

Arnhild Utheim was 10 when she awoke on a Spanish beach after her entire family drowned in 1948<p>Galicia has a long history of shipwrecks, but even …

Fran Lebowitz: 'You do not know anyone as stupid as Donald Trump'

My level of rage, always high, is now in fever pitch all the time. Fran Lebowitz<p>Be grateful you didn’t sit next to Fran Lebowitz on the plane from New York to Melbourne. The trip was the longest flight she had taken, and therefore the longest time she managed to go without a cigarette. When I ask …

Donald Trump

"I have so much I want to do first:" Stephen Hawking was an inspiration for atheists

Stephen Hawking was one of the greatest minds on earth. After dying at the age 76, as fellow physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said, “his passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake.”<p>His most famous work was across the study of black holes and relativity, where he wrote several popular science …

Stephen Hawking

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

University of British Columbia

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

A Doctor Claimed Period Cramps Are As Painful As Heart Attacks & Twitter Has A LOT To Say

Anyone who has ever suffered through intense menstrual pain can tell you that it’s no laughing matter — and yet, period-havers across the globe have …

Too Late To Operate? Surgery Near End Of Life Is Common, Costly

At 87, Maxine Stanich cared more about improving the quality of her life than prolonging it.<p>She suffered from a long list of health problems, including heart failure and chronic lung disease that could leave her gasping for breath.<p>When her time came she wanted to die a natural death, Stanich told …

Medicine

Photograph of lost giant 100ft Picasso sculpture discovered

It was to be the biggest concrete sculpture in the world, costing $ 10 million.<p>But just a day before the giant work by Pablo Picasso was approved, the Spanish modernist died, leaving the project unfinished.<p>Now for the first time a photograph showing how the sculpture would have looked has been …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Remarkably Important Lesson in Intelligence

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED Talk of all time is more than a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

Human brain still active minutes after heart stops beating, new research finds

Neurologists studying the brains of nine patients as they died have found surprising information about what happens to your brain after it …

Narcissists often recruit people called 'apaths' to help with their games — here's why they're dangerous

Defining someone's personality is complicated. There are so many nuances in the ways people behave, and why they behave the way they do, that it isn't always appropriate to give someone a specific label — even mental health professionals and psychologists can struggle.<p>In a very broad sense, empathy …

Narcissism

The biggest Breast Cancer risk that women are not aware of

Women and their doctors need a greater understanding of the risks of cancer in dense breasts, an MP has warned.<p>A woman with dense breasts - those with more glandular tissue - could be six times more likely to develop breast cancer. At the same time, it can also be harder to detect tumours in dense …

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Stunning revival of the humble shipping container

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1937, a young trucker named Malcolm McLean was delivering a load of cotton to a harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. As he watched workers slowly transport the boxes by hand onto a ship, the story goes, he thought there had to be a better way to do it.<p>It turns out, there was: a big metal box …

Architecture

Why Doctors Are Rethinking Breast-Cancer Treatment

"What if I decide to just do nothing?"<p>It was kind of a taunt, Desiree Basila admits. Not the sort of thing that usually comes out of the mouth of a …

See the winning images in the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

The gorgeous wilds of Patagonia and New Zealand are captured in the winning images of the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.<p>Chosen from more than 3500 entries by over 850 photographers, the winner of international competition is Maxe Rive from the Netherlands. His …

10 of the best insider's tips to Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s reputation for stag dos, spliff and sex tourism belies the rich pickings beyond Dam Square. Described by locals as a village, Amsterdam has the arts, entertainment and startup scene of many larger cities but retains a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. As a resident, I love that all my …

European Travel

Thomasina Miers' recipe for winter lamb salad

The salty, garlicky dressing on a crunchy seasonal salad makes a great foil for grilled lamb<p>While it’s tempting to eat only warm food in cold weather, sometimes something fresh and crunchy is called for, even if there’s a gale blowing. Add some warmth with spices or garlic, say, and you have a …

Recipes

5 of Europe’s hippest neighbourhoods

It’s easy when you’re travelling to just hit the neighbourhoods recommended in the latest glossy but miss the hidden treasures and you’ll likely miss …

BAFTA Favors Heavyweights Over Low-Budget Indies

It’s been 17 years since the BAFTA awards crucially shifted their place in the awards calendar. For decades, they’d taken place in the springtime, as …

See a single atom in this magnificent photograph

See the tiny dot in the center of the photo above? That's a single strontium atom, visible to the naked eye. University of Oxford quantum physicist …