All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

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The Decline of American Motherhood

A baby stroller is seen as mothers play with their children at a public area in downtown Shanghai November 19, 2013.

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Happy Mothers Day America: 12 Million Millennials (Age 24-36) Still Live With Their Mums

a new Zillow analysis finds 22.5 percent of millennials age 24-36 are living their moms or both parents, as this alarming trend is up more than 9 points since 2005.

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Researchers Test Vitamin C Treatment For Sepsis


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Why Marx Was Wrong

On the occasion of Karl Marx’s 200th birthday, the co-founder of communism has received more than a few positive reappraisals, even from Western leaders. But those arguing that Marx cannot be blamed for the atrocities that his ideas inspired should reexamine his ideas.

Source: Why Marx Was Wrong, by Carl Bildt

By pulling out of the Iran deal, Donald Trump has ushered in the end of the American era

The damage will not be contained. Losing our credibility is just the start.

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ATale of Two Cities was way before its time

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Trump-Russia investigation: the key questions answered

The Robert Mueller inquiry into alleged collusion with Russia in the election is one of the most explosive stories in US politics. Use our definitive guide to see the complex web of connections and people at the heart of the story. Get all the background, find answers to the key questions and check for updates to make sense of the latest news

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What Is Stoicism? A Definition & 9 Stoic Exercises To Get You Started

For those of us who live our lives in the real world, there is one branch of philosophy created just for us: Stoicism. A brief synopsis and definition on this particular school of Hellenistic philosophy: Stoicism was founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in the early 3rd century BC, but was famously practiced by … Continued

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Sex robots are coming. We might even fall in love with them

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Children of the Opioid Epidemic

In the midst of a national crisis, mothers addicted to drugs struggle to get off them — for their babies’ sake, and their own.

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Cops have a secret, unaccountable system for tracking you by your cellphone, and they abuse it like crazy

Cops have a secret, unaccountable system for tracking you by your cellphone, and they abuse it like crazy

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A broken idea of sex is flourishing. Blame capitalism | Rebecca Solnit

In this world, women are marketed as toys and trophies. Are we surprised when some men take things literally?

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He smokes, he drinks, he enjoys life: America’s oldest man turns 112

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Mothers Day and Whistler’s Mother


Over the last century and a half Whistler’s mother has been having a high old time. Perhaps 1934 was the giddiest year: Cole Porter name-checked her in “You’re the Top” while the US government put her on a postage stamp to celebrate Mother’s Day.

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Good Grief: Tips on What To Say (and not to say) To Those in Mourning

Some tips for dealing with those in mourning, and tips for those in mourning to deal with the people who don’t know how to deal with them.

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Following the Money in Trumpland Leads Ugly Places

Michael Avenatti is doing what Woodward and Bernstein did — and revealing unvarnished bribery and collusion.

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America’s landfills may be completely full in just 13 years

We could be headed towards a trash reckoning.

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To understand America’s race issue, look at its fast-food chains

Waffle House has been accused of racism against customers for literally decades

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Affairs, betrayal and contemplating suicide… The devastating real story behind Agatha Christie’s novels

I lifted the lid from the old cardboard box and sorted through the faded papers until I came to the file I was looking for:

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A Dizzying View of a Bicycle Graveyard in China

Riders in Hangzhou, China abandon leave thousands of bicycles all over the city. And nobody knows what to do with them.

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Science

Science news from The New York Times. Get the latest developments about space, the environment, animal behavior, the brain, genetics, archeology and robots along with the weekly Science Times.

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The Baby-Formula Crime Ring

It’s pricey, it’s portable, its users need it constantly, and retailers love to buy it at a discount. All of which makes it a perfect product to steal.

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The Novel That Asks, ‘What Went Wrong With Mankind?’

Richard Powers’s climate-themed epic, ‘The Overstory,’ is optimistic for the planet, and pessimistic for the fate of humanity.

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A notorious mansion. An alleged assault by a Hollywood producer. A suicide. What happened to Brian Claflin?

Four years after his death in Germany, Brian Claflin’s family is still trying to understand what happened to him. The Utah artist alleged he was sexually assaulted by filmmaker Gary Goddard as a teenager.

Source: A notorious mansion. An alleged assault by a Hollywood producer. A suicide. What happened to Brian Claflin?

Here’s What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when “The Big One” is going to hit California, but here’s how experts think it will play out when it does.

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Over 220 cases of ‘nightmare bacteria’ were found in the US last year — here’s why that’s so terrifying

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are spreading rapidly across the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Is Vladimir Putin Trump’s top adviser on Syria?


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Amsterdam (CNN) — Why is President Trump suddenly in a rush to get out of Syria?
Could the answer to Trump’s abrupt announcement that, “We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon,” — which left even White House aides scrambling to figure out what the President had in mind — lead us back to Russian President Vladimir Putin?

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25 Animal Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually Totally True

They don’t teach you this stuff in school.

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Paul Simon vs. the World

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Feynman at 100

The intuition and integrity of the influential physicist.

What Does Quantum Physics Actually Tell Us About the World?

46 Colorful Pictures That Capture Everyday Life of the Americas in 1974

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The Coming Storm in Israel

Clouds gather over the Dome of the Rock, located on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City November 6, 2017. Picture taken November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad – RC1E63CA8C10

A confluence of major events, within the country and beyond, threatens serious violence in the days ahead.

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Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you? | Dylan Curran

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business

Source: Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you? | Dylan Curran

Photos: Depression-era billboards sold and celebrated the “American way”

Meanwhile, homeless families huddled under their shadows

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Scientists to develop Neanderthal ‘miniature brains’

Scientists are to bring Neanderthal “miniature brains” to life to see how humans differ to their closest relatives.

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