Think You Know A Lot About Sex?

The Science of Orgasms

By: AsapScience 

Did you know the relaxation of the Amygdala and Hippocampus in women reduces their emotions during sex, producing a trance-like state? Or that their brain almost completely shuts down mid-orgasm? How about that the cortex lights up suggesting a connection between pain and pleasure?

I damn sure didn’t.

Learn all that and more here:

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Marcus Yam’s Triple Exposure Photography

These beautifully composed triple exposure photographs were created completely in-camera by Seattle Times photographer Marcus Yam. Challenged to produce a visual story to go along with a Seattle Times essay, Yam determined that his standard photojournalistic approach would not fit with the content. So, he decided to illustrate the story by merging three ideas into one unique photograph without using any post-production Photoshop techniques.

My Modern Metropolis

Marcus Yam’s website.

10 Shocking Facts About McDonald’s

From pink slime to Guantanamo Bay, find out what goes on behind the golden arches with 10 shocking facts about McDonald’s.

— Alltime10s

George Carlin – Natural Disasters

The legendary entertainer left us with a incredible catalog of thought-provoking material dating back to the late 70’s. Here, in his last HBO special entitled “It’s Bad For Ya”, he reasons with his audience on why he enjoys nature’s wrath. It’s one of my favorite Carlin pieces, packed with imagery and sarcastic  humor, its ambiguous ending leaves the viewer with an indescribable feeling of wonder.

R.I.P. George Carlin (1937-2008)

Annual Houston Art Car Parade

Discover thе artist in аll оf uѕ thiѕ соming Mау 11 fоr thе Annual Houston Art Car Parade. A range оf artist will transform common vehicles intо wild аnd wacky creations thаt аrе аll decorated in vаriоuѕ themes. Nоw in itѕ 26th year, thе аrt car parade hаѕ bееn a Houston tradition ѕinсе 1988. Lеt’ѕ view ѕоmе оf thе vehicle designs thаt wаѕ presented оn previous events оf thе Houston Art Car Parade. Check out their website here to learn more about the event. — Sodapic

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Many, many more here.

25 Reasons North Korea Is The Most Ridiculous Dictatorship Ever

Brutal, immature, comical, strange, and disillusioned would probably be some of the adjectives people think of when asked to describe the leadership in North Korea. We’ll take that a step further. Here are 25 reasons North Korea is the most ridiculous dictatorship ever. — List 25

Self-Defense: The Muay Thai Leg Kick

The low leg kick, or “cut kick” is a staple of Muay Thai. It is meant to “chop” down your opponent, little by little, and shut down their leg muscles. After a few leg kicks, your opponent will not be able to put any pressure on that leg, so their footwork, kicks, and punches will be virtually useless. Make sure you practice the Muay Thai kick often, and master it, so you can “chop” your opponent’s legs down! — Shane Fazen

Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up

In the pitch-black night, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, singing to herself, hallucinating … Diana Nyad just kept on swimming. And that’s how she finally achieved her lifetime goal as an athlete: an extreme 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida — at age 64. Hear her story. — TED

Actual Distribution of Wealth In America

Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is. — Politizane