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Body Image Project Reveals What The 'Ideal Men's Body' Looks Like Around The World

If you think it's just women who are subject to body image ideals you are very much mistaken.<p>Around the world men are also put under pressure to …

62 People Now Own As Much Wealth As Half Of The World's Population

New research by the charity Oxfam shows the world has grown $67 trillion richer in just 15 years – but that wealth is becoming increasingly concentrated.

World Economy

An SAS sniper killed 5 ISIS suicide bombers with 3 bullets

A Special Air Service sniper who spotted a group of Islamic State fighters leaving a suspected bomb-making facility in Iraq fired three shots that detonated two suicide vests and killed all five fighters, according to reports in British media.<p>The SAS sniper was operating 800 meters away from the …

The Female Orgasm: How it Works

That's what evolutionary biologists have been trying to figure out — with little success. <i>The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the Science of Evolution</i> by Elisabeth Lloyd, Ph.D., a biology professor at Indiana University, shoots holes in virtually every theory that has ever attempted to pinpoint …

Suspect Arrested in New Orleans Med Student Shooting

New Orleans police have arrested the main suspect in the shooting of a medical school student, the city's mayor confirmed today.<p>Euric Cain, 21, was …

The Shocking Thing Men Are Insecure About in Bed

The thing we can't wrap our heads around is: Why do guys seem to think semen quantity equals sexual prowess? Part of it has to do with the general bigger-is-better mindset that men have when it comes to their equipment, says New York City sex therapist Ian Kerner, Ph.D., author of <i>She Comes First</i>. …

The Eye Floater Phenomenon: Between Science and Spirituality

In the mid-1990s, I met a man named Nestor living in the solitude of the hilly Emmental region of Switzerland. Nestor has a unique and provocative …

Neurology

France Stadium Attack Survivor Says Phone Saved His Life

"This was the phone that took the hit -- that's what saved me."<p>A reported survivor of one of several devastating attacks that rocked Paris on Friday night says that his phone saved his life.<p>"This was the phone that took the hit -- that's what saved me," the man told iTele news channel. "Otherwise …

France

20 weird psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

Love is mysterious, but it's probably not destiny.<p>According to the research, your hormones, interests, and upbringing all help determine who you fall for — and who falls for you.<p>Since your partner plays a significant role in your long-term health, happiness, and even your career prospects, we've …

15 Non-Sex Uses for Condoms

A condom may just be the most versatile tool you have lying around. Some of these are good ideas. Some of them are terrible ideas. But all of them …

Condoms

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Man Is His Own Child’s Uncle, Says DNA Testing

A baby boy born in Washington last year is his own cousin, geneticists found. The child’s father is a genetic chimera—a person who carries two sets …

Genetics

Bacon and other processed meats can cause cancer, experts say | Reuters

PARIS/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Eating processed meats like hot dogs, sausages and bacon can cause colorectal cancer in humans, and red meat is also a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organization (WHO) experts said.<p>The review by WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), released …

Processed Meat

6 Features Men Can't Resist, According to Science

IMAGE INSTAGRAM/Madi Ross<p>Looks like decoding what men want is easier than we thought. In a study featured on <i>Redbook,</i> researchers found that men find …

Hips

At 200 MPH, Hurricane Patricia Is Now the Strongest Tropical Cyclone Ever Recorded

Shortly after midnight on October 23, 2015, a group of courageous men and women flew into the center of Hurricane Patricia and landed in the history …

The 20 hardest colleges to get into in America

With an acceptance rate of just 5.2% and typical SAT scores between 1430 and 1600, Harvard University is America's hardest college to get into, according to a list from the academic review site Niche.com.<p>The rankings are based on 2017 acceptance rates and SAT and ACT scores reported to the US …

College & University

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

The Chemistry of Contact Lenses

For objects that essentially look like thin plastic films, there’s a surprising amount of chemistry behind contact lenses. This chemistry is designed …

Nanotech

Angus Deaton, Who Just Won Nobel Prize, Thinks A $75,000 Salary Makes You Happy

Angus Deaton, the 69-year-old economist who won a Nobel Prize on Monday morning, isn’t exactly a household name.<p>At one point, nearly 75% of respondents to a poll on NobelPrize.org today said they hadn’t heard of his signature work.<p>But even if he’s relatively unknown, you’re probably familiar with …

Income Inequality

Nasa announcement today: Why people think agency is about to reveal that it has found aliens on Pluto

Nasa is about to make an “amazing” announcement about Pluto, according to a senior scientist, who described the planet as “alive”.<p>Dr Alan Stern, who …

Researchers Make Artificial Cells That Can Replicate Themselves

To better understand how life might have started on Earth<p>Scientists have a pretty good theory for how life on Earth began: Meteorites that bombarded our planet brought simple carbon-based compounds called amino acids. Eventually, slowly, these chemicals combined to make cells, which were then able …

Biology

Important signs that your love is true

I am a huge proponent of the word “love.” A lot of people claim that using the word a lot diminishes its meaning, but I completely disagree. Language …

What Makes a Man Realize "This Is the Person I Want to Marry"

Not all guys love sports, but when it comes to marriage, many of us unknowingly approach it with a sports mentality. If there's one thing we've learned over the years—either from our jock days or watching too many movies that end with the winning punch, jump shot, or touchdown—it's that we need the …

A Beautiful Mind: Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

In 2002, two men savagely attacked Jason Padgett outside a karaoke bar, leaving him with a severe concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder. But …

Humanity

12 migrants land on Miami Beach in makeshift sailboat

A group of migrants landed their makeshift sailboat on a busy strip of beach in Miami on Tuesday afternoon and were promptly taken into custody, …

The 8 Female Orgasms: #2 The mysteries of the vaginal entrance orgasm

Wanna know them all? Start here for a better overview.<p>Once upon a time we discussed the famous popstar of all orgasms – the clitoral orgasm. Today I …

Time I

Homo Naledi, New Human Species Found: Pictures

Prehistory

Watch a Tiny Water Droplet 'Orbit' a Knitting Needle

So beautiful.<p>* "micro gravity", not "zero gravity"<p>This incredible GIF of a water droplet orbiting a knitting needle like a tiny …

Under the skin: Incredible images reveal complexity of human body

Images showing the complexity of the human body have been released as part of an exhibition showing cutting edge imaging techniques. The University …

10 Crazy Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind

A paradox is a premise that contradicts itself. It’s a situation that seems to defy logic by producing an inconsistency that goes against common …

Time Travel