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Cuckolding can be positive for some couples, study says

(CNN)In our current political climate, the term “cuck” — short for “cuckservative” — has become an insult of the so-called alt-right, aimed at men they view as spineless and emasculated. The slur has its roots in the concept of cuckolding, or having an adulterous partner. References to cuckolding appear in literature as early as the 13th century, usually in the ...

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Why No Gadget Can Prove How Stoned You Are

If you’ve spent time with marijuana—any time at all, really—you know that the high can be rather unpredictable. It depends on the strain, its level of THC and hundreds of other compounds, and the interaction between all these elements. Oh, and how much you ate that day. And how you took the cannabis. And the position of the North Star ...

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In Contraceptive Tech, the Apps Guess Is as Good as Yours

Last year, a small Swedish startup made waves with what it called the world's first form of "digital contraception." The company's product, a smartphone app called Natural Cycles, pairs with a thermometer to track women's basal temperature every day, then uses that data to make predictions about ovulation. Rather than curbing ovulation, like an oral contraceptive, Natural Cycles gives women ...

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Let’s call the pro-lifers what they are: pro-death

On the 45th anniversary of Roe v Wade, its time to highlight a hidden truth: restricting abortion means more maternal deaths Inequality Let’s call the pro-lifers what they are: pro-death On the 45th anniversary of Roe v Wade, its time to highlight a hidden truth: restricting abortion means more maternal deaths Barbara Ehrenreich and Mon 22 Jan 2018 06.00EST Share ...

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The Second Coming of Ultrasound

Before Pierre Curie met the chemist Marie Sklodowska; before they married and she took his name; before he abandoned his physics work and moved into her laboratory on Rue Lhomond where they would discover the radioactive elements polonium and radium, Curie discovered something called piezoelectricity. Some materials, he found—like quartz and certain kinds of salts and ceramics—build up an electric ...

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‘I dont know how they live with themselves’ artist Nan Goldin takes on the billionaire family behind OxyContin

The photographer became an addict after getting hooked on a prescription opioid. Now clean, she is waging war on the art philanthropists who have profited from the crisis Nan Goldin Mon 22 Jan 2018 01.00EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close New Yorker expos of the family ties last ...

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Father’s Day observations from some truly funny dads

(CNN)Dad jokes can be cringeworthy at best — and painful at worst. But jokes about being a dad? Now that’s a way to celebrate Father’s Day that we can get behind. Here are some of the funniest dads — telling some of their funniest dad jokes. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/17/health/fathers-day-observations-trnd/index.html

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