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How Your Brain Copes With Stress

Stress manifests itself in our lives in a variety of ways, from financial concerns to health concerns, and leaves us irritable and grumpy. Over time, high levels of cortisol (the…

The International Toilet Debate: To Sit or Squat?

Suthep, a scruffy Thai day laborer, has a message for all you fancy people who sit down to empty your bowels. “Sitting down on a toilet is weird,” says Suthep,…

What In the World Was Nigel Farage Doing At A Donald Trump Rally?

Hello there chaps and chapesses. How the devil are you? I’ve been in detox don’t you know – NO! Not that kind of detox. Good grief, if I can’t drink…

The Last and Best Bookstore

Nobody in Los Angeles reads, right? They’re all just running up and down Sunset Boulevard, thrusting scripts into producers’ hands. It’s a coming-of-age story about a young woman who discovers…

Death toll in Italian Earthquake Reaches Almost 250 As Rescue Effort Continues

Death toll rises to at least 247 More than 360 injured PM Renzi calls for national unity The search for victims of an earthquake which struck central Italy in the…

Clinton Email Furor Reveals Hypocrisy on the Right

The frenzy and furor over Hillary Clinton’s email habits while at the State Department, now into their 16th month and still going strong, have predictably and effectively chipped away at…

Going On Vacation? Here Are the Top 5 Options For Boarding Your Pet

By Vanessa Voltolina It may seem as though pets have a sixth sense when it comes to travel — especially when they’re not invited! Kitty may cozy up to you…

Watch the Shocking Trailer for “The Case Of: Jon Benet Ramsey”

On December 26, 1996, Patsy Ramsey placed a 911 call that marked the start of one of the most infamous unsolved cases in American history: the murder of six-year-old beauty…

Weather Experts Very Concerned About Possibility Of A Hurricane ‘Hermine’

It’s late August, which means it’s the peak of hurricane season. Not surprisingly, weather models have begun to key in on a particularly interesting area of disturbed weather near the…

Trump Campaign Channels Dr. Who

Yes I’m a Doctor Who fan and, like Trump, I don’t apologize for it. This got me to reminiscing over an episode with David Tennant playing The Doctor. It seems…

If You Are Willing To Collect Your Poop You Could Skip That Colonoscopy

Most Americans hear “colorectal cancer screening” and think “colonoscopy” — the unpleasant cleanse, the snakelike scope, the wobbly ride home. It’s a process that’s undeniably inconvenient, yet one we’re told…

How Pornography Affects Marriage

Beginning to watch pornography negatively affects happily married couples, according to a new study by sociologists from the University of Oklahoma. Findings of the study, to be presented at the…

Did Colin Powell Really Advise Clinton to Use a Private Email?

Did Colin Powell suggest that Hillary Clinton should use her private email account as secretary of state—as he had admittedly done in that same job several years earlier? Last week,…

Donald Trump’s Big Problem With God

To House Speaker Paul Ryan and James Dobson: In recent months, each of you has endorsed Donald Trump in his campaign to become president of the United States. Mr. Speaker,…

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