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Ten U.S. Cities Have 1 Million People or More

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Ten U.S. Cities Have 1 Million People or More

San Jose, Calif., is now among the 10 U.S. cities with a population of 1 million or more, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. California now has three cities with 1 million or more people (Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose), tying Texas (Houston, San Antonio and Dallas) for the [...]

BDSM Practitioners Are Mentally Healthier: Study

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BDSM Practitioners Are Mentally Healthier: Study

A study published by the International Society of Sexual Medicine has found that those who delve into the BDSM (Bondage Discipline Sadism and Masochism) culture are mentally healthier than those who do not. The results suggest that BDSM practitioners were less neurotic, more extraverted, more open to new experiences, more conscientious, less rejection sensitive, and [...]

Real Women Inspire You to Love Your Curly Hair

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Real Women Inspire You to Love Your Curly Hair

Love Your Curls book is a poetic tribute to curly hair, inspired by curly stories, photos and messages that poured in as a result of the campaign. Earlier this year, Dove Hair revealed that as few as 10% of women feel proud of their curly hair and only 4 out of 10 little girls with [...]

U.S. Kills ISIS Leader, Captures His Wife in Syria

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U.S. Kills ISIS Leader, Captures His Wife in Syria

The U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced in a statement Saturday that U.S. special operations forces conducted an operation in Syria on Friday to capture a senior leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist organization. “Last night, at the direction of the Commander in Chief, I ordered U.S. [...]

NASA Plans to Build Houses on Mars

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NASA Plans to Build Houses on Mars

NASA and the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, known as America Makes, are holding a new $2.25 million competition to design and build a 3-D printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agency’s journey to Mars. The multi-phase 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge, part of NASA’s Centennial Challenges program, is designed to advance the additive [...]

Can Artists Protect Freedom of Expression?

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Can Artists Protect Freedom of Expression?

Artists are responsible for protecting freedom of expression, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), told graduates of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) during her commencement address last week at the Stevens Center in downtown Winston-Salem. “As the world becomes smaller and more [...]

LG Studio and Nate Berkus to ‘Re-Imagine’ Your Kitchen

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LG Studio and Nate Berkus to ‘Re-Imagine’ Your Kitchen

LG Electronics USA and designer Nate Berkus will help consumers ‘re-imagine’ their kitchen at Dwell on Design 2015, where LG will unveil new products from its LG Studio line of premium kitchen appliances. The show’s newly minted Re-Imagination Pavilion will feature appliances from LG Studio, for which Berkus serves as Artistic Advisor. LG is Premier [...]

Walnuts May Help Slow Colon Cancer Growth

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Walnuts May Help Slow Colon Cancer Growth

A new animal study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, indicates that a diet containing walnuts may slow colorectal tumor growth by causing beneficial changes in cancer genes. This is claimed to be the first study that evaluates whether walnut consumption can cause changes to micro-ribonucleic acids [...]

Quality Egg’s Bad Quality Sent Owners to Jail

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Quality Egg’s Bad Quality Sent Owners to Jail

According to a new report by FBI, the 81-year-old owner of an Iowa egg production company and his son, a top executive in the business, are going to prison for bribing a federal food inspector and distributing eggs that contained Salmonella bacteria, which caused sickness to hundreds of consumers. A federal judge in Iowa last [...]

FedEx Transports Polar Bear to Saint Louis Zoo

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FedEx Transports Polar Bear to Saint Louis Zoo

Kali (pronounced “Cully”), a 2 ½-year-old, 850-pound male polar bear that was orphaned in Alaska as a cub, is now resting comfortably in the Saint Louis Zoo’s new McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibit, which is set to open June 6. Kali’s transportation on May 5 from Rochester, New York, to St. Louis was donated by [...]

Gael Monfils Stars in Global Tennis Campaign

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Gael Monfils Stars in Global Tennis Campaign

Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, meaning “A Sound Mind in a Sound Body,” is an old Latin phrase from which ASICS brand name is derived. ASICS has launched its global tennis campaign, ‘It’s a tough game. Go smash it.’, starring top tennis player Gael Monfils in an ‘unexpected’ setting. The campaign, created by 180 Amsterdam, [...]

U.S. Begins Combat Training for Syrian Forces

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U.S. Begins Combat Training for Syrian Forces

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that it’s not a goal of the U.S. program to have the new Syrian forces engage the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Although ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIL) seems to be losing its momentum as its operations are restricted to only a few towns, U.S. [...]

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