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Why are people left or right-handed? Mystery deepens as brain not the source of asymmetry

Left or right-handedness may arise in the spinal cord and not the brain.<p>The origins of handedness have been a scientific puzzle for many years. …

Nine Words And Phrases To Avoid When You’re Negotiating A Salary

One word that will never help your cause is “sorry.” Here are eight others.<p>You’re 96% sure that you’re ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you’re nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you’re like me, you have …

Employment

The Plot To Turn Same-Sex Marriage Into Second-Class Marriage

Since the election in November, religious conservative zealots have been giddy ― super-emboldened in their battle against LGBT rights. Through various avenues now coming into view they are hellbent on making same-sex marriage into second-class marriage. And they could very well succeed.<p>Donald Trump …

LGBTQI

A Florist Who Refused A Gay Couple Just Lost At The Washington State Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman claimed her Christian faith exempted her from the state's LGBT nondiscrimination law. The Washington Supreme Court disagreed, unanimously.<p>The Washington State Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously against a Christian florist who had refused to sell flowers for a gay …

Men's Wearhouse founder reveals how smoking marijuana for 50 years changed his life

The 68-year-old serial entrepreneur was fired from Men's Wearhouse, the company he founded 40 years earlier, in 2013 over differences with the company's board.<p>"You know, one of the very small reasons — and I say small — would be that I tended to be kind of a renegade or somebody who said what he …

Cannabis

We Tested Some of the Best Weed Vapes on the Market

Because if you're going to spend $200 on one, you should know what you're buying.<p><i>Photos by Jake Lewis</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p><b>Reminder:</b> <i>Unless you live in any of the places where cannabis is legal for medical or recreational use, remember: It's still illegal to smoke it or vape it or</i> …

Cannabis

This Weed Strain Was Designed Specifically To Make You Orgasm

One night, pot enthusiast Karyn Wagner smoked up with her partner before having what she later described as the best sex she’d ever had. …

4 ways cannabis improved my love life

If you haven’t heard already, there’s a new marijuana movement growing. And unlike the stoner culture associated with words like weed or …

Can Lesbian Identity Survive The Gender Revolution?

Maybe the future really can be female. That depends on how we define it.<p><b>By this point,</b> you’ve probably seen it everywhere: “THE FUTURE IS FEMALE.” The slogan seemed to resonate widely in the months leading up to the presidential election, especially as sheepish Hillary Clinton voters started coming …

Feminism

6 Money Questions Couples Need to Ask Each Other

Let’s face it, talking about money can be a total turn off – and a huge source of stress – for couples. But money factors into a partnership again …

Personal Finance

Men's Mental Health: A Silent Crisis

Numerous researchers have recently stated that there is a silent crisis in men’s mental health. This is based on robust evidence that men have high …

Mental Health

How to Budget Your Money for the Year - Tips and Tricks to Save Money

Money. We all want more of it, we all want to know how much others have and what *they* do with it, and we all want to know that we're doing all the right things with it. But when you're just figuring out this whole adulthood thing, it can seem downright silly to figure out that last …

Personal Finance

Empathy is crucial to being a good person, right? Think again

Some argue that, far from motivating pro-social behaviours, empathy can push us towards inaction at best and racism and violence at worst<p>Why do we flinch when we see someone hit their thumb with a hammer? Our intuitive tendency to feel what we imagine another person is feeling is called ‘emotional …

Empathy

Prince William has a stark warning about the stigma surrounding mental health

Prince William has spoken out about his desire to "normalise" the "great taboo" of mental health in a powerful speech.<p>At the Guild of Health Writers …

Donald Trump Is Signing Executive Orders That He Doesn’t Read or Understand

So it turns out the “President Bannon” talk is more accurate than any of us thought.<p>Today might have been the first morning of Donald Trump's presidency when he woke up feeling good about the news. After all, even though his "Why do you call it a Muslim ban? Only I'm allowed to call it a Muslim …

Donald Trump

Why Do People Cheat? We Got 11 Cheaters to Confess

It's a fact of life: Cheating happens. The numbers are all over the place, but they indicate that somewhere between about 10 percent and 70 percent (yes, over two-thirds!) of women have cheated. Another more recent and perhaps more accurate study showed that about 15 percent to 18 percent of …

A 30-year-old who dug himself out of $50,000 in debt in 6 years explains why a glass of wine is key to his strategy to stay debt-free forever

Six years later, Taylor's life looked a whole lot different: He was not only debt-free, but the founder and CEO of his own media company, bringing in nearly $20 million a year in revenue.<p>Back in college, Taylor started working full-time on a series of political campaigns. But it didn't pay very …

Personal Finance

Feds spend $911,056 studying the drinking habits of lesbian couples

The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly $1 million on a study of lesbian couples to see if stress makes them drink too much.<p>The grant awarded to Old Dominion University will involve lesbians filling out daily diaries about their romantic relationships to determine what causes them to …

Study Skills

Ivanka, Husband Reportedly Helped Save Obama LGBT Protections, Changes 'May Still Be Coming'

The LGBT community may have Trump adviser Jared Kushner and first daughter Ivanka Trump to thank for helping lead the charge to dash a draft …

LGBTQI

There Are Only 2 Acceptable Reasons to Go Into Credit Card Debt, New Survey Shows

article<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>Continue Reading Below<p>Credit card debt: for most Americans, it's a necessary means to paying bills. But it's also a major source of embarrassment for credit card holders, at least according to a newly published study from NerdWallet.<p>It's probably no secret that …

Trump lashes out at New York Times after report suggests he wasn't 'fully briefed' on action giving Bannon more power

Trump signed a presidential memorandum in late January that removed the nation's top military and intelligence advisers as regular attendees of the National Security Council's Principals Committee, the interagency forum that deals with policy issues affecting national security, and gave Bannon a …

Donald Trump

Why Goldman Sachs Is Suddenly Worried About Donald Trump

His crazy may outweigh the tax reform.<p>Wall Street and the business community at large, even the ones who publicly expressed grave concern about Trump getting within two miles of the White House during the campaign, rapidly changed their tune the day after the election. Bankruptcy consultant and …

Donald Trump

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

Sleep

We're so tired of dating apps but we just can't quit them

Is your relationship with your many dating apps starting to turn sour? You’re not alone.<p>The results of Match's annual Singles in America survey have …

Famous Modern Artists That Live and Work Today

Jasper Johns - From a Flag to an Art Legend<p><i>Flag</i> is one of the best known paintings of <b>Jasper Johns</b> on which he depicted American flag. Known for his …

Here's the Average American's Annual Medicare Bill

How much do Medicare beneficiaries pay for healthcare?<p>The short answer is that the average American with "original Medicare" (Parts A and B) can expect to pay a total of $7,620 out of pocket for healthcare expenses this year. However, that number doesn't tell the whole story. Some of this amount …

Giant Arecibo telescope faces closure

After 53 years, many discoveries and starring roles in movies, funds for the Puerto Rico observatory are under threat<p>It has helped guard our planet from the threat of wayward asteroids, studied some of the most remote bodies in the cosmos and been used to make countless invaluable astronomical …

Telescopes

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

Donald Trump

FCC is stopping 9 companies from providing subsidized Internet to the poor

Regulators are telling nine companies they won't be allowed to participate in a federal program meant to help them provide affordable Internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after those companies were given the green light.<p>The move, announced Friday by<p>Federal Communications …

Should you smoke weed for morning sickness? A new study sheds some light on the trend

Um, spoiler alert: It should be pretty obvious, but please don’t smoke pot when you’re pregnant. According to a recent study, more and more women …