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Parent Support May Help Transgender Children's Mental Health

Six-year-old Sophie says she has always known she's a girl. "I used to be Yoshi," she says. "But I didn't like being called Yoshi." And she didn't like being called a boy.<p>Sophie lives with her family in Bellingham, Wash. Her mother, Jena Lopez, says she started seeing the signs before Sophie turned …

Mental Health

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Chinese Egg Drop Soup • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

In a medium saucepan over high heat, add the mushrooms, chicken stock, rice wine and ginger and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and stir …

Food & Dining

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

Emotions
Sexuality

Sham marriages between gay men and lesbians on the rise in China

For some Chinese men and women, this has become a sad reality, with millions of gay men and women opting to take part in ‘fake marriages’ as a way of …

LGBTQI

Lesbian Movies on Netflix: Everything Streaming and What’s Worth Watching

Wanna watch a Netflix movie with lesbian, bisexual or queer characters? We've got your round-up of every Netflix lesbian movie currently streaming, …

Entertainment

Home Remedies for Hair Loss

There is nothing more attractive than a thick head of hair that glimmers with natural health. But hair loss is a problem that many people suffer from.<p>…

A Look At The Violent & Terrifying Gangs Of El Salvador

You may not have heard of them but Mara Salvatrucha (aka MS-13) are easily one of the largest and most fear criminal gangs in the world. Spread …

Crime

'The Walking Dead': 10 Essential Episodes to Watch Before the Season 5 Premiere

<i>By Jen Sansevere, The Walking Dead Fansite</i><p>It's hard to imagine, but it's true: There are people out there who have yet to sit down and watch an episode of "The Walking Dead." Sadly, even I was a little late to the game getting into this version of the global apocalypse caused by an undead …

The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.<p><b>A</b> trio of boys tramps alongthe length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens …

The New Face of Heroin

The explosion of drugs like OxyContin has given way to a heroin epidemic ravaging the least likely corners of America - like bucolic Vermont, which …

Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story

Jane Neubauer was just out of basic training when a secretive military unit recruited her for an undercover mission. She claims she was raped on …

Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.<p>“Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box,” says Adrian Owen. "It's a perfect fit, down to every last one of your fingers and toes. It's a strange …

The Brain

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

I Was a Washington Post Reporter. And a Crack Addict.

This is my story.<p>As was the case every Halloween, on October 31, 1989, a couple of <i>Washington</i> <i>Post</i> reporters were sent to cover the festivities in Georgetown, where thousands of mostly white and affluent revelers partied through the night. I was dispatched to the other side of town—Potomac Gardens, a …

How ISIS Became The Richest Terrorist Group In The World

“They are looking towards a long-term economic model."<p>IRBIL, Iraq — Muhammed Jamal can understand why many want to join ISIS.<p>"You get paid the most, you have the most weapons, you are with the most powerful group," said Jamal, who as a Sunni Iraqi would have little trouble joining up with the …

Everything We Think We Know About Mass Shooters Is Wrong

Are we helpless to stop mass shootings? Is anyone even trying to stop them? The good news is that the answers are No and Yes. The bad news: The person loading up hasn't gotten the news.<p><i>Editor's note: This story was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Esquire.</i><p>Nobody knows who he is and …

Guns

The myth of religious violence

The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple<p>As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging …

Meet The Scientists Who May Have Found The Cure For Drug Addiction

Researchers are closer than ever before to finding a cure for dependence on stimulants like methamphetamine and cocaine. But will big pharma and the FDA stand in the way?

Photographer

How Gangs Took Over Prisons

Originally formed for self-protection, prison gangs have become the unlikely custodians of order behind bars—and of crime on the streets.<p>On a clear morning this past February, the inmates in the B Yard of Pelican Bay State Prison filed out of their cellblock a few at a time and let a cool, salty …

Inside a Hospital for the Criminally Insane

Doctor Stephen Seager pens a fascinating and terrifying tell-all about his high-stakes job at a ‘Silence of the Lambs’-style forensic …

ISIS Doesn't Have Much Of An Ability To Strike The Continental US — At Least For Now

In a September 3rd speech at the Brookings Institution, Matthew Olsen, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, said that "we have no credible information that ISIL is planning to attack the U.S." — but added that over 100 Americans have left the country to fight for jihadist groups in …

Middle East

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