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Dreams of 'self-discovery' destroying marriage, claims psychologist

Time was when a roof over your head, food on the table and occasional bouts of sexual activity were the hallmarks of a successful marriage. Not any more. According to a US psychologist, the modern marriage must fulfil far deeper demands, and most couples are struggling to cope.<p>Eli Finkel, director …

Oldest Sea Monster Babies Found; Fossil Shows Reptiles Had Live Birth

Mother ichthyosaur died while giving birth, scientist says.<p>The oldest embryos of a Mesozoic marine reptile have been unearthed in China, pre-dating the previous record by ten million years, a new study says.<p>The 248-million-year-old fossil from the Mesozoic era (252 to 66 million years ago) reveals …

One Man's Sex Toy May Be Another Man's Trashed and Recycled Sex Toy

My husband was astounded by the number of phallic objects on the conveyer belt.<p>A few years ago, he volunteered to help sort junk at a recycling facility in Boulder County. As Colorado residents, philanthropy and recycling is a residency requirement, and/or punishment if you break the law. What …

Man Tried to Buy 10-Year-Old Girl for Sex: Prosecutors

A 37-year-old Ohio man attempted to buy a 10-year-old girl "that I can train" for sex after posting an online ad, federal prosecutors alleged in an indictment and other documents released Thursday.<p>Robert W. Thomas Jr. of Cuyahoga Falls was arrested Jan. 11 outside a restaurant in Alliance, Ohio, …

Crime

Florida Child Sex Sting Catches 3 Disney World Employees

A weeklong operation to bust online predators looking to have sex with children in Florida culminated in the arrests of 22 people, including three Disney World employees, authorities announced Wednesday.<p>Undercover deputies from the Lake County cyber crimes unit in central Florida led the …

80 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right)—get grilling with these recipes!<p>Is there anything that isn't made better by the smoke and sear of a grill? If so, we want no part of it. From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right), here are our 80 …

Cooking

What Famous Chefs Cook for Their Valentines

From Art Smith to Mary Sue Milliken to Bobby Flay, how chefs wooed their mates with food (yes, there are a lot of lobsters and truffles involved)<p>When it comes to the art of seduction, flowers, poetry, and scoreboard messages all have their places—but nothing has quite the same effect as a specially …

Napa Valley

Matters of the heart and wallet: a Valentine's Day fact sheet

A look at the costs of searching for, finding and living with love Poll: Is dating too expensive?<p>Valentine's day: all about the Benjamins<p>Amount Americans are expected to spend on Valentine's Day this year: $17.3bn<p>Average amount spent per person: $133.91<p>What are they buying?<p>48.7% are buying …

Male sexual orientation influenced by genes, study shows

A study of gay men in the US has found fresh evidence that male sexual orientation is influenced by genes. Scientists tested the DNA of 400 gay men and found that genes on at least two chromosomes affected whether a man was gay or straight.<p>A region of the X chromosome called Xq28 had some impact on …