Tahmid Fateen

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You Call Sex "Making Love" Because of a Hormone Called Kisspeptin

In elementary school, you learn that romance is a sequence of events: First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby …

The Brain

Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p><i>Updated on June 4, 2018</i><p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly …

Iconic pocket toy synth gets a powerful tune up

Kids in the late 1960s and early 70s who wanted to carry around electronic music-makers in their pockets couldn't just whip out a smartphone and …

Synthesizers

Professor Watchlist is a grotesque catalog of left-leaning academics.

This past Saturday, 200 white nationalists gathered two blocks away from President-elect Donald Trump’s future home, exulting in a victory that has …

Watchlist

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

To My Friends and Family, Yes, I Am Intolerant

(Photo credit: Common Dreams)<p>After the election, I have been accused of being intolerant. Text messages have poured in and conversations have ensued about my vehement reaction to the results and implications of a Donald Trump presidency. To be completely candid, my comments cost me my job at an …

12 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

But love, alas, is not easy to find.<p>How and why do two people click? We dug into years of psychological research to find some answers. And in the process, we busted some myths and learned that certain clichés turn out to be actually true.<p><i>This is an update of an article written by Drake Baer for</i> …

The longer The Time For Someone to Reply Your Text, The Less They Like You, Explains Psychologist

Imagine you've met someone you really like. You talk to them, you feel there is a connection, you've somehow gotten their number and you've bravely …

There's a big difference between Donald Trump's economic plan and Ronald Reagan's

As if three consecutive quarters of declining productivity, something that we haven't seen since the tail end of the miserable Jimmy Carter, back in 1979, isn't ominous on its own — a recession came exactly a year later.<p>So what is Donald Trump's response to the overall economic malaise? Well, he …

Our Generation Has Ruined Love With These Excuses

Over the weekend, I witnessed such a sweet moment between my grandparents that made me feel all mushy on the inside. Grandma was stirring her stew, …

4 Relationship Traps to Avoid & Tips to Keep Your Love Strong

<b>“Love does not obey our expectations; it obeys our intentions.” ~Lloyd Strom</b><p>When I started dating, I did a terrible job of it.<p>I fell in love at the …

Relationships

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

Living with schizophrenia: 'Public perception is changing, but it's still used as a term of abuse'

Artist Alice Evans, who suffers from terrifying hallucinations as a result of schizophrenia, tells Victoria Lambert that more needs to be done to help<p>On a family walk through Hackney in London about six months ago, Alice Evans began suffering hallucinations. ‘I was having visions,’ she says. ‘My …

Why Women Love Bad Boys—and How to Be One

You're polite. Thoughtful. Considerate. And boring! But your rough side might rub her the right way<p>You know a rebel when you see one. And so does she.<p>In a recent Australian study, researchers discovered that men who ignore rules are more desirable to women.<p>“Nonconformity suggests qualities that …

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

Flying

Here's a simple psychological trick to get people to do you a favor

What if they feel like you're bothering them? Or using them? What if they say no, or worse, don't even bother responding?<p>But according to psychologist Robert Cialdini, the author of "Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion," there's an easy way to get someone to give you what you need: Do something …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Martin texts me a teasing question about my sex life

Martin turned out to be an adept player of Q and A, the text message game. He answered with verve and asked his own good questions. Should trifle have jelly in it?. That was one of his, and it’s a seriously good one, worthy of debate. Did I believe in sea monsters? Were there books I was …

Recipes That Will Make You a Hit at Any Summer BBQ

<b>Make your next BBQ a fabulous event, we have the standout recipes you need right here.</b><p>Tomato Ombre<p>The season’s freshest heirloom tomatoes -- loaded on garlic toast, natch -- never go out of style.

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 1: Breezeblock Dubstep Warz (2006)<p>Then closely intertwined with the grime scene, the slow, bass-heavy sound of dubstep …

Miami Beach

7 Insider Secrets for Booking Cheap Flights

Buying the plane ticket is the most expensive aspect of taking a trip and can often determine where and when you travel. There are many travel …

How to turn your phone into a holographic display, for free

As we have been reminded recently by the furore around the Holus tabletop display, most current holograms are an effect more than a technology. …

Gear & Gadgets

'I ship them' — the strange concept that's changing the way people talk about relationships

If you see someone on Twitter or Tumblr discussing "shipping," don't assume they're talking about mailing a package. The term has taken on new life thanks to people, predominantly teens, using the word to discuss ideal relationships between fictional characters, celebrities, and even their own …

Game-changing Qualcomm tech paves the way for iPhones with wireless charging

One smartphone feature iPhone users don’t have access to yet is true wireless charging. Sure, there are cases that enable the functionality and you …

There's a secret feature in Android phones that will let you prank your friends

It involves going into a hidden menu and some settings designed for developers, but it's completely harmless and reversible.

Texans threaten to cover land with pigs’ blood to block Muslim cemetery

Outrage among residents of Farmersville at proposals for a cemetery 35 miles north-east of Dallas<p>Angry residents of a small Texan town have threatened to put pigs’ heads on poles and pour the blood onto land which has been earmarked for a Muslim cemetery.<p>The latest manifestation of anti-Islamic …

A Robot Passes A Self-Awareness Test For First Time