Michaela Coffia

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'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom

In a Bedfordshire nightclub, white couples queue to have sex with black men. Meanwhile, black women are routinely snubbed on dating sites. Why do racial stereotypes persist when it comes to sex?<p>It’s past midnight, November 2016, in Dunstable, a small town in Bedfordshire. My friend Miranda has …

Women of Color

20 Cheat Sheets For When You're Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

Eating like a ~healthy person~ has never been easier.

Workouts

How to clean up your Mac

So you've had your Mac for a while and things don't feel as fresh and clean as they used to. Here are the steps you can take to declutter your Mac, …

Colorado Doctor Finds Way To Treat Common Vertigo

<b>AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)</b> – More than seven million people in the U.S. suffer from vertigo with 50,000 in the Denver area alone. The symptoms include …

The McGhee Sextuplets Recreate Their Viral Photo Six Years Later

The McGhee sextuplets birth was big news back in 2010, but not because sextuplet survival rates are low or because they were Columbus, Ohio's first …

Six-Pack Myths

I was front row, center, at Cirque du Soleil with my wife, feeling envious.<p>Those abs. I could tell my wife was impressed too. And the stars of the show didn’t get them from doing crunches to infinite. I know this because I interviewed them. Their amazing physiques came from doing lots of trapeze …

Fair Trade

How to Listen Like a Pro

Rather than thinking about a response, try to understand what they're going through at an emotional level. For example, if a friend tells you about losing a job, think about their situation and how it might impact them, not how you would feel if you were in their situation.<p>Think of someone who …

Garlic Potato Balls

Salads and Sides / Home / Garlic Potato Balls<p>Print Friendly Version Log in to bookmark!<p>Photo by: mbdesire.com<p>Description<p>Leftover …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

4 Cakes You Never Knew You Could Make with a Mug and a Microwave

Microwaves get a bit of a bad rap. Some people complain they ruin the texture of food. Others lament microwaves’ inability to cook evenly. And some …

How to fix connection issues with Instant Hotspot in iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite

Before beginning, remember that you must be running OS X Yosemite on your Mac and iOS 8.1 or newer on your iOS devices in order for Instant Hotspot …

Apple

The 5-Minute Beast Challenge

You’re about to work your legs as hard as possible for 5 minutes straight<p>You can accomplish a lot in just 5 minutes: shower, set your DVR, stalk your ex on Facebook. But can you crank out 300 reps of 5 tough lower-body moves in that same amount of time?<p>“This challenges hits your legs from every …

7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally. No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult.<p>Through my work …

5 Moves That Are Great for Masturbation

Because your solo-sex life could use some spicing up, too.<p>When you figure out those perfect moves that get you off every time, you probably don't feel the need to switch up your masturbation routine very often. But even if you have your style down pat, your solo sessions can be just as experimental …

15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Finding the Perfect Protein Powder

Pay attention to other ingredients besides protein. Manufacturers make powders palatable and pretty with preservatives, bulking agents like maltodextrin (corn), and sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose. If the container lists these or anything you can't pronounce, put it back.<p>Protein shakes …

Protein

Basmati Rice Salad with Peas, Mint, and Lemon Recipe

Nothing says <i>spring</i> like peas and mint. My friend Kathi came over the other day and shared with me one of her favorite picnic salad recipes showcasing …

Recipes

Black Bean Hummus with Baked Cumin-Lime Chips

Not long ago I shared some of my experience with fitness and weight-loss. One of the reasons I finally bit the bullet and published that post after …

38 Maps They Didn’t Teach You At School (Part II)

When we collected a list of 40 maps that you never would have seen in school, you guys totally loved them, so we’re back with more. If maps are one …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1)

Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway<p>Blue Caves – Zakynthos Island, Greece<p>Skaftafeli – Iceland<p>Plitvice Lakes – Croatia<p>Crystalline Turquoise Lake, …