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Get a Stuffed Animal That Looks Just Like Your Kid's Drawing

For a truly one-of-a-kind gift, get your child a stuffed animal made in the likeness of his or her drawing—no matter how fantastical or strangely …

First Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador in East Asia Sworn In

The first openly gay U.S. ambassador to serve in East Asia, Ted Osius III, was sworn in Wednesday by Secretary of State John Kerry, signaling another important step forward for LGBT rights in the region as well as for the government agency.<p>Osius, who will serve in Vietnam, now becomes the 7th …

Asia

Brain training doesn’t make you smarter

Be very wary of those Lumosity commercials. Scientists doubt the claims of brain training companies<p>If you’ve spent more than about 5 minutes surfing the web, listening to the radio, or watching TV in the past few years, you will know that cognitive training—better known as “brain training”—is one …

How to write about sex: tips from an erotic fiction author

Avoid the phrase “throbbing manhood” and tone down the metaphors, says erotic romance author Lily Harlem<p>The standard advice for all aspiring authors is to write about what you know – but judging from this year’s Bad Sex awards, many of our greatest writers have enjoyed a prudent life of …

6 Examples Of Creativity Which Blow The Mind | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We will talk about creativity in this article, but before moving on to the discussion; we should start by looking at the word ‘creativity’ and ‘what …

The Cheap Oil Curse

Remember "Peak Oil?" The world was running out of oil, prices would soon skyrocket, and we had better find other fuels.<p>Well, that argument didn't work out so well for environmentalists, did it? As oil reserves and those of other carbon fuels became scarce and prices rose, the law of supply and …

Umbrella Protesters Defy Police Order to Retreat in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Top 10 Feminist Documentaries Streaming on Netflix - Ms. Magazine Blog

Here at <i>Ms</i>., we’re always on the hunt for feminist documentaries and love showcasing them on the blog and in <i>Ms.</i> magazine. Feminist filmmakers telling …

6 Adult Hot Chocolates for All of Your Favorite Cozy Scenarios

Here are six incredible hot chocolate recipes (both boozy and booze-free) that will upgrade any snuggly situation.<p>Picture this: You’re snuggled up …

A tool to easily edit DNA transforms research, holds potential for medicine

It is a fascinating quirk of nature: Simple bacteria have an immune system with a memory, which allows them to destroy invading viruses they have …