Before the internet, people interested in body modification – not just tattoo and piercing enthusiasts, but those drawn to more unusual practices like ear pointing, tongue splitting, suspension, scarification and the voluntary amputation of limbs and organs – had a difficult time meeting others who shared their interests.
Forty years ago, the Hyde Amendment began as a single-sentence prohibition on Medicaid funding for abortion. Since then, it has provided the blueprint for expanded prohibitions.
“Why do I have to learn this?” is a common question among young adults. New research suggests an answer from their peers has more weight than one from their teachers.
Dining out frequently can make it harder to control a food budget, new research suggests. People who eat out often tend to underestimate the amount they’d spend over the week and then raise the following week’s budget.