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LGBT Health Awareness Week initiates safer sex awareness for all

Mar 28, 15 LGBT Health Awareness Week initiates safer sex awareness for all

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Yesterday marked the final day of LGBT Health Awareness Week, which helped to spread awareness of the health issues and struggles that members of the LGBT community face. Obviously, every community, every individual, faces a plethora of health issues; however, this week focused on those issues in the LGBT community, in particular the sexual health issues.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day: 10 things to know

Mar 17, 15 Happy St. Patrick’s Day: 10 things to know

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St. Patrick's Day isn't just about parades, shamrocks, drinking beer and wearing green. Today's St. Patrick's Day celebrations are deeply rooted in the real man behind the Irish holiday, who actually wasn't Irish at all. Here are 10 fun, surprising facts about St. Patrick and the March 17 holiday.

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3.14(ish) ways to celebrate Pi Day

Mar 14, 15 3.14(ish) ways to celebrate Pi Day

Posted by in Science, Seasonal

Time to break out the calculators, do a little math and get your Greek on: Today is March 14, or as it is better known to geeks around the world, Pi Day! Yes, today is the day that we pause to reflect upon the glory that is “π,” the symbol used in mathematics to represent the circumference of a circle to its diameter. a constant that has been calculated to more than one trillion digits but is typically rounded down to around 3.14.

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What to know about Daylight Savings Time

Mar 09, 15 What to know about Daylight Savings Time

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This past weekend, many Americans had to adjust to Daylight Savings Time. In the spring, we move an hour forward at 2am, which means that we lost an hour of sleep, and although no one really enjoys this, the pay off for this lost hour is an hour longer of sunlight.

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2015 resolutions check-in – March

Mar 06, 15 2015 resolutions check-in – March

Posted by in Lifestyle, Science, Seasonal

So, we are into March now, and many of us have lost focus on those New Year’s resolutions. Hell, probably some have given up completely. But we can always recommit. Just because we have stopped a resolution or two (or all of them) does not mean that we are out of the game completely.

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The most popular things to give up for Lent

Feb 20, 15 The most popular things to give up for Lent

Posted by in Lifestyle, Seasonal, Technology

With Lent now here, many observant Christians are deciding what to give up during their 40-day fast. Among the most popular sacrifices publicized on social media last year was, ironically, social media, with Twitter ranking high on the list, according to the Washington Post.

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Chocolate (in moderation) can do just about anything

Feb 15, 15 Chocolate (in moderation) can do just about anything

Posted by in Health, Science, Seasonal

This Valentine’s Day whether your date gifted you a box of chocolates or you shamelessly bought it on your own for your rom-com and wine marathon, it’s a win-win for your health. Chocoholics can rejoice that science has got their back when it comes to catering to their sweet tooth. Eating the right kind of chocolate, in moderation, can actually be healthy based on its chemistry.

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The benefits of unrequited love

Feb 15, 15 The benefits of unrequited love

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My unrequited love and I were standing outside a party when I’d finally mustered the nerve to ask what we were. He briefly turned away, so I prompted him again. After five months of a casual…thing, of daily talk and instantly gravitating towards one another any time we found each other in the same room, he finally fessed up to what I’d suspected in the couple weeks he’d grown distant: there was someone else. He didn’t want me.

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Opposites attract, sometimes

Feb 14, 15 Opposites attract, sometimes

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Traditional thinking suggests opposites attract. But as we learned in this new video from BrainCraft — PBS’s digital studio series about neuroscience and psychology — this is more the exception than the rule (or a myth, depending on who you ask).

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Valentine’s Day History 101

Feb 14, 15 Valentine’s Day History 101

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Twenty-first century Valentine's Day celebrations are all about chocolate, romance and "Fifty Shades of Grey," but it wasn't always like that. The annual holiday celebrated on Feb. 14 has a storied history stretching back hundreds of years. Several myths surround the origin of Valentine's Day, also called St. Valentine's Day.

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