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T.Rex Period

When I met Aunt Flow 20 years ago, she showed up unannounced, unexpected and unwelcome on Christmas Eve. Mom, in her infinite wisdom, had bought a box of Kotex a year before in anticipation of her daughters becoming women. But my sister and I had dumped blue mouthwash on all of them to see if they’d work like they did … Read more

11 Surprising Health Benefits of Love [Infographic]

A smile on your lips, a skip in your step—

Love kindles a fire in our hearts even while it smooths out our moods.

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And we’re not just waxing poetic. Scientific studies from Utah to Chicago suggest that lovers steps more lightly because they’re carrying less (mental) baggage. And toting around fewer meds.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ve … Read more

Heart Disease 101 [Infographic]

Heart Disease Introduction

Heart Disease 101: Cardiovascular Disease

We’ve all heard the statistics and know the risks: heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Awareness is truly the key to heart health.

Approximately the size of a closed fist, the heart has a big job to do—pumping blood and oxygen to the entire body. Each day, the heart beats 100,000 … Read more

Door to Door Religious Idiots

A local charismatic church has decided it’s a good idea to send their families into the surrounding neighborhoods to “invite” people to their church. They do this on Saturdays, trying to get people to go to their church the next morning. The families dress up like they’re going to a nice backyard party – the men in Dockers or Docker … Read more

Steals of the Century [Infographic]

History’s Priceless Stolen Items

Some of the greatest heists of all time have taken place in the past decade of history. As security measures become more heightened, thieves and criminal gangs get even bolder. Some of the most confounding and high profile items ever to be stolen include a world famous Renaissance painting, millions of diamonds, a huge archaeological artefact … Read more

A 3 Step Process That Can Change Your Life Forever

A 3 Step Process That Can Change Your Life Forever

Through extensive research and study, scientists have proven that spontaneity can be significantly beneficial to the health of human beings. Spontaneous gestures will increase your heart rate and adrenaline, thereby having a positive effect upon your brain chemistry and behavior. In behaving impulsively, you will circumstantially learn tactics to adapt … Read more

The Third Floor

I’m just a girl, looking for excitement. I go to work all day in retail, and return home to my apartment, hang out, or go to the gym, maybe watch some TV, go out with a few friends every once in a while. Sometimes I pull double shifts. Welcome to my life, the single life. Sometimes you just need that … Read more

A social worker finally snaps

After years of idealism, I have finally decided that I am sick and fucking tired of helping the disenfranchised and oppressed. I have a master’s degree in social work, and I’ve worked in a number of different settings. I’ve been a social worker for Children’s Protective Services, a therapist on a psych ward, and I’ve worked as a case manager … Read more

Sex Education

One of the most interesting parts of being a Public Health Specialist in the Air Force was giving counseling on sex education. More specifically, instructing people how to prevent sexually transmitted diseases. Of course, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand the mechanics behind something like this. Keep your spit, semen, vajayjay juice, butt ooze, and blood to yourself … Read more

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