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13 More Conspiracy Theories About Sex
You may have heard that, in 2009, a Federal appeals court overruled a ban on sex toy sales in Texas. You would think that ruling would open the door to sales in all states, but tell that to Alabama, which is stuck in the Dark Ages when it comes to personal lives. Just one year later, 'Bama upheld the ban on selling sex toys, but the suit, brought by the shop Love Stuff in Hoover, continues.
16 Must-See Oahu Hawaii Tourist Attractions
Say the word “Paradise,” and it’s likely the first thing that comes to a person’s mind will be the Hawaiian Islands. And on those islands, perhaps the most popular place for a vacationer to go is Oahu. Oahu houses many of the state’s most iconic landmarks, top tourist destinations, and most sought-after vacation activities. So regardless of whether you are a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler here are 16 Must-See Oahu Hawaii Tourist Attractions to get you started on the journey.
Top 10 Vampire Hunters
These days, everyone loves a Vampires. Vampires are romantic and seductive. You almost forget that any one could actually consider them to be … monsters. With the release of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, we thought that it might be good to see where old Honest Abe ranked on the list. Also, hasn’t the time come to give some sort of tribute to those with the thankless job of attempting to rid the world of beings that could possibly drink you dry?
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10 Facts You Might Not Know about Babylon 5
Babylon 5, which ran from a 1993 pilot movie until its final episode in 1998, has been called the greatest science fiction show ever created. Producer, director, and writer J. Michael Straczynski created a high drama that set a new standard for science fiction television. Here are some things that you might not know about the series.
What Do Olympians Eat? 5 Crazy Training Diets
Back in 2008, during the Beijing Olympics, we were regaled with stories about the monstrous 12,000 calorie daily diet that American swimming sensation Michael Phelps consumed while gearing up for the Games. Alas, Phelps revealed last month his diet has never been that gargantuan. “I never ate that much,” he said. “It’s all a myth. I’ve never eaten that many calories.” Although what the Olympic gold record-holder actually eats might remain a mystery, athletes around the world are trying out different meal plans that they believe will help propel them to competitive stardom this summer in London. Here’s a look at five of the strangest (and in some cases, frightening) diets.
Top 10 Degrees for Veterans
Veterans, who have been trained to perform vital duties in defense of our country, have a lot to offer potential employers, but sometimes it isn’t enough to make it in the civilian job market. After serving in the military, education offers the opportunity to take a step up the ladder and position oneself for a solid career. Below are degrees that can help dedicated, motivated veterans gain the credentials and expertise that can carry them through the transition to civilian life and move onward and upward through the ranks back home.
10 of the Deadliest Proteins on Earth
Proteins are the building blocks of life, and the reason we're all here on this planet. So it's weird to realize that proteins can be some of the deadliest poisons of all. We've already told you about the most dangerous chemicals — but some proteins that are found in nature can be the deadliest substances of all. Here are 10 proteins that can kill you quickly and efficiently in nano-level qualities — and one of them is already inside you.
5 Facts About Pie That Might Surprise You
As American as apple pie, a pie in the hand is worth two on the sill, and how about a cream pie in the face? These are phrases firmly woven into the fabric of American culture, but how did we become a nation of pie lovers? It may have all started with some flapping, noisy black and white birds known as magpies way back in the Middle Ages. Stay tuned to The Salt and Morning Edition for some insights — and photos from our audience and our in-house pie contest — as we work our way up to Pie Week, July 2-6. Keep taking pictures and sending us your ideas for how pies tell stories, and don't forget to tag them #pieweek on Twitter. Meanwhile, here's some fast pie facts and a survey so you can share more thoughts about pie with us.
100 Great Things About America
From engineering feats, to cartoon dogs, to entrepreneurial gumption, America has plenty to celebrate. For the third year running, Fortune presents 100 outstanding things about the U.S.A.
Top 10 Traits Every Nurse Should Have
Nursing is a field that demands much of those who pursue it. Long hours and the strain of working with ill and stressed people on a daily basis can make it a very difficult challenge. If you are currently in the nursing field or are considering pursuing this career, here is a list of the top 10 traits every nurse should have/be.