Sex Does a Body Good
Besides the immense pleasure that it gives, bet you didn’t know that regular sex is also a great way to improve your physical and psychological health. Yes, sex does a body good!
Sex gives a lift to both your mental and physical health: "Did you know that semen acts as an antidepressant? Yes, semen helps fight the blues. A study at the State University of New York in Albany found that females who had sex without condoms had fewer signs of depression than women who used condoms or abstained from sex. That’s because semen enters the bloodstream and fights to counteract depressive symptoms. Remember, it’s always best to practice safe sex. But if you’re battling the blues and you’re in a healthy monogamous relationship, don’t hesitate to occasionally send your man’s 'lil’ soldiers' to war."
In a breakthrough for nuclear fusion research, scientists at China's Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) reactor have produced temperatures necessary for nuclear fusion on Earth.
- The EAST reactor was able to heat hydrogen to temperatures exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius.
- Nuclear fusion could someday provide the planet with a virtually limitless supply of clean energy.
- Still, scientists have many other obstacles to pass before fusion technology becomes a viable energy source.
Military recruits are supposed to be assessed to see whether they're fit for service. What happens when they're not?
- During the Vietnam War, Robert McNamara began a program called Project 100,000.
- The program brought over 300,000 men to Vietnam who failed to meet minimum criteria for military service, both physically and mentally.
- Project 100,000 recruits were killed in disproportionate numbers and fared worse after their military service than their civilian peers, making the program one of the biggest—and possibly cruelest—mistakes of the Vietnam War.
The 116th Congress is set to break records in term of diversity among its lawmakers, though those changes are coming almost entirely from Democrats.
- Women and nonwhite candidates made record gains in the 2018 midterms.
- In total, almost half of the newly elected Congressional representatives are not white men.
- Those changes come almost entirely from Democrats; Republican members-elect are all white men except for one woman.
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