Even Japanese Students Now Sexless: 30% Never Dated, 50% Virgins

A recent survey shows that the number of Japanese university students with no dating experience is at its highest level in history, with over half being virgins and 30% never having so much as been on a date. According to the latest nationwide survey by the Japanese Association for Sex Education, nearly 30% of students […]
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10 Friendship Dates to Try With Your Bestie

A date doesn’t have to be for just you and your boo.When planning a date night, the person you may be picturing yourself with is likely not your best friend. When you’re with your friends you probably do activities such as going out to eat or sitting in your room and gossiping. But sometimes you and your friend need to think outside of the box and put in just as much effort as you would when planning a real date.So, why not plan a friendship date? It’s the perfect date; there’s no pressure and y...
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5 Key Life Lessons You Can Learn From Famous Divas of Music

Feminism, strength, and passion! Female divas of music are an inspiration to us all.There are people in life that we look up to and turn to for advice; a mother, sister or even a friend. But I have always looked up to women of music and their songs to give me advice through tough times. Here are a few things that I have learned from famous divas of music! 1. Whitney Houston "I'm a person who has life, who wants to live. And I always have.."Whitney Houston's music taught me to love myself and t...
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The Solar System Quilt: In 1876, a Teacher Creates a Handcrafted Quilt to Use as a Teaching Aid in Her Astronomy Class

Dedicated teachers often go well beyond the call of duty, sacrificing large amounts of free time for the betterment of their classrooms and their pupils. Any teacher who’s ever paid for supplies out of their own pocket, then spent the weekend constructing an elaborate bulletin board display, will appreciate the herculean efforts of Sarah Ellen Harding Baker. Baker, a teacher and astronomer in Cedar County, Iowa, is rumored to have spent 7 years embroidering a beautiful appliquéd quilt to use as...
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Class to Night Out: Creepers

Creepers are the shoes you need to stand out from the crowd. Left: Nasty Gal, Bottom Right: Dolls Kill, Top Right: Dolls Kill.Not to be confused with wedge sneakers, creepers are thick, flat platform shoes with crepe soles. A few years ago, this was a massive fashion trend. It has died down a bit since then, but there are now fashion designers and influencers who are bringing creepers back!Creepers are a great way to step out of your comfort zone if you’ve never worn platform shoes before. They...
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Japanese Artist Creates Bookshelf Dioramas That Magically Transport You Into Tokyo’s Back Alleys

Should you find yourself in a Japanese city, spend time not on the Starbucks- and McDonald's-lined boulevards but on the back streets that wind in all directions behind them. Or better yet, head into the back alleys branching off those streets, those half-hidden spaces that offer the most evocative glimpses of life in urban Japan by far. Only there can you find passage into the wonderfully idiosyncratic businesses tucked into the corners of the city, from bars and restaurants to coffee shops an...
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Psilocybin Could Soon Be a Legal Treatment for Depression: Johns Hopkins Professor, Roland Griffiths, Explains How Psilocybin Can Relieve Suffering

Much of the recent scientific research into psychedelics has picked up where researchers left off in the mid-20th century, before LSD, psilocybin, and other psychoactive drugs became countercultural means of consciousness expansion, and then banned, illegal substances the government sought to control. Scientists from several fields studied psychedelics as treatments for addiction, depression, and anxiety, and end-of-life care. These applications were conceived and tested several decades ...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Google, Science, College, Food And Drug Administration, Rolling Stone, Einstein, Johns Hopkins, TED Talks, Griffiths, Facebook Twitter, Michael Pollan, Pollan, Josh Jones, Hartman

Masterclass Is Running a Special “Buy One, Give One Free” Deal: It Gives You & Family Member/Friend Access to Their Complete Course Catalog

A quick fyi: Masterclass is running special until November 26 at 11:59:59 PM PST. Here's the gist: If you buy , you will receive another All-Access Pass to give to someone else at no additional charge. An  costs $180, and lasts one year. For that fee, you--and a family member or friend--can watch courses created by Annie Leibovitz, Werner Herzog, Martin Scorsese, David Mamet, Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood, Helen Mirren, Martin Scorsese, Herbie Hancock, Alice Waters and so many more. If you'...
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