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11 Brilliant Sex Tips From Yoga Instructors

Go with the ~*~flow~*~ to have more fun in bed.<p>Like cheerleaders and gymnasts, yoga instructors often have to field the innuendo-laced question, "How flexible are you?" Yes, they're usually pretty flexible. But — because you know this is what the asker was implying — that's not the only reason …

Opinion: 51 things not to do if you want to be better off financially

Today’s financial advice: Just say no.<p>You can probably think of instances when an individual ought to ignore one or two of the suggestions below. …

Personal Finance

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

Tesla and Vedic Philosophy

Tesla and Vedic Philosophy—————————<p>By Arjun Kadya Balakrishna <br>Spiritual concepts of our ancient world are directly intertwined with modern-day …

An alcoholic therapist's search for an evidence-based treatment

Alcoholism nearly killed therapist Michael Pond. Now, he’s looking for answers on why substance-abuse treatment can be so hard to find.<p>Michael Pond …

Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System

The astronomer whose work helped kick Pluto out of the pantheon of planets says he has good reason to believe there's an undiscovered planet bigger than Earth lurking in the distant reaches of our solar system.<p>That's quite a claim, because Mike Brown of Caltech is no stranger to this part of our …

Universe

The rise of Satya Nadella, the game-changing CEO of Microsoft

Microsoft Windows 8 had been a disaster. Microsoft employees were constantly battling behind the scenes for supremacy. And all the while, consumers and developers alike were losing the faith.<p>Times change.<p>Now, in 2016, Microsoft has found its groove again as a company that provides software and …

Galaxy quakes in our Milky Way

Astronomers say they can use “galactoseismology” – the study of ripples in a galaxy’s disk – to map the interior structure of galaxies and learn …

How different nationalities spend their money

What you spend your disposable income on depends largely on where you are from, according to a new Eurostat report.<p>For Russians, the bulk of the monthly income goes on food, alcohol and tobacco. In the United States, healthcare is the biggest expenditure. In Japan, housing costs just over a quarter …

Chinese auto start-ups are poised to disrupt the electric car market

Carmakers are very slow when it comes to electric cars. Volkswagen makes one solitary electric model, as does Mercedes. The Toyota Prius? That's a hybrid. There's extraordinarily little choice if you want an all-electric car — and there's even less if you want an affordable one that's well below …

Decoding the new language of racial hierarchy

We organized our country's institutions around our belief in racial inferiority. We thought the human species was subdivided into distinct "races" corresponding to skin colours or language groups, and that these races possessed traits and capacities that were fixed and inherited, and that they made …

Partial femur found in the Red Deer Cave might show that a pre-modern species of human may have overlapped with modern humans into the ice age<p>A 14,000-year-old fragment of thigh bone found in a cave in China may represent evidence of the unexpected survival of long-vanished human ancestors.<p>If so, …

Anthropology

The naked truth about women in science

We must encourage our daughters to study traditional 'male' STEM subjects, says economist (and life model) Victoria Bateman<p>Feminists like me are under attack, and it’s not men who are the perpetrators, but women. One Saturday morning a few weeks ago I was sipping my Earl Grey and flicking through …

Meet the Drink Ready to Dethrone Almond Milk

It's the cashmere sweater of winter drinks.<p>While you're busy watching your barista craft squiggly latte art designs with watery almond milk or <i>so</i>-five-years-ago soy milk, Stockholm locals are sipping on drinks topped off with oat milk. Wait, what is oat milk? It's what happens when you soak steel …

Breakfast

Chai Recipes For Desserts That Go Way Beyond The Latte

Cookies, cupcakes and so much more.<p>Chai, the Indian tea drink that so many of us enjoy as lattes from Starbucks, is just begging to be used in baked goods. While it's great as a beverage, the medley of spices that make chai what it is -- ranging from a little bit to a lot of green cardamom, ginger, …

The Perfect Formula For Brewing Coffee, Down To The Gram

Never drink another bad cup.<p>There's no doubt that coffee culture has reached an unprecedented level of snobbery. But that elitism also happens to produce one fine cup of java. Anyone who loves coffee (and we're pretty sure that's everyone reading this) knows that a perfectly brewed cup of coffee is …

Older men feel frustrated when wives want support - Futurity

A study of more than 700 couples who’ve been married on average 39 years shows big emotional differences in how men and women cope with marital …

'It's good to have money,' says China's newly-crowned richest man

Wang Jianlin named China's richest person after wealth more than doubles in a year<p>China's richest man saw his fortune balloon by nearly $17bn - a sum larger than the GDP of Iceland - in the past year.<p>Wang Jianlin, founder of real estate and entertainment conglomerate Wanda Group, saw his wealth …

China

Can I touch you there? Oxford University creates map of acceptability

A new study which shows where people feel comfortable being touched has found that stangers should stick to shaking hands<p>It is a familiar social dilemma. You meet a stranger for the first time and in a split second must decide whether to offer a chilly handshake or risk offence with a kiss on the …

Oxford University

By ignoring the knowledge economy, Canada is taking a step backward

<i>Richard Florida is director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management and</i> <i>Greg Spencer is a research associate at the institute</i><i>.</i><p>The Canadian economy is at a crossroads. Historically, the national economy was largely defined by its ability to …

Iran’s Most Defiant Film of the Year Is Set Entirely Inside a Taxi Cab

In the midst of a 20-year travel and filmmaking ban, Jafar Panahi has once again defied his native country in creating an insightful, complicated …

Energy-Boosting Recipes That'll Make You Forget All About Coffee

POWER UP!<p>Some days we're just tired. No matter how early we went to bed or how little activity we actually did, there are days when our energy is low. Most of us turn to coffee in times like these, but that might not be the best thing to do. A good solution, and a delicious one at that, is to turn …

Superbrain Yoga: 3 Minutes That Maximize Brain Power

I'm in!<p>A baby is born into the world with around 100 billion brain cells (neurons), give or take a few million. The brain is so important to the …

Summer camp for adults is too a thing

Summer camps for adults offer wine tastings, zombie-head tosses and co-ed cabins<p>By Susan Peters<p>Three years ago, Danielle Goldfinger was reminiscing …

Summer Camp

Emma Watson Says Becoming a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador Gave Her a 'Sense of Peace'

Emma Watson has played many roles throughout her acting career, but she says the one that’s given her the greatest sense of purpose is that of U.N. …

10 Words Parents Should Never Tell Their Daughters

Remember that upsetting moment in your twenties, when you realized that everything does come down to Mom, Dad and Me? If you do, try not to forget it …

8 Things Teenagers Will Never Ever Tell Their Parents

<b>SPECIAL FROM</b><p><i>Ellen Pober Rittberg, a grandmother, attorney, and former law guardian in New York family, supreme, and surrogate's court, is the author of</i> 35 Things Your Teen Won't Tell You, So I Will <i>(Trade Paper Press), from which this excerpt is adapted.</i><p>What a great time to be a grandparent (as if …

Mindfulness is a capitalist grift: How faux enlightenment maintains our status quo

The meditative practice favored by America’s titans of industry bears no relation to its anti-materialist origins<p>I stumbled across mindfulness, the meditation practice now favored by titans of tech, sensitive C-suiters, new media gurus and celebrities, without even really knowing it.<p>A couple of …