Climate change is putting our sex lives on ice

Climate change is putting our sex lives on ice

Van Winkle’s It’s early November in New York City, yet it’s 70 degrees outside. The unusually warm autumn has certainly come with perks, such as an extended season for milkshakes and jean shorts, the ability to get fresh air without shivering and fewer people declaring their love of sweater weather. But, when the temperature rises,

Oregon norovirus outbreak may have emanated from Halloween pumpkin-carving party

Oregon norovirus outbreak may have emanated from Halloween pumpkin-carving party

Reuters A pre-Halloween pumpkin carving party may have caused a norovirus outbreak that has sickened more than 100 students, teachers and staff at an Oregon Catholic school, a public health official said on Wednesday. Officials may never be able to definitively determine the cause of the outbreak, which prompted O’Hara Catholic School in Eugene, Oregon,

Trevor Noah recovering from emergency appendectomy that knocked him off the air

Trevor Noah recovering from emergency appendectomy that knocked him off the air

Newsweek

The Daily Show’s new host won’t be hosting the program today. Trevor Noah had an emergency appendectomy early Wednesday morning, Comedy Central said in a statement. An appendectomy is “the surgical removal of the appendix” and is “performed to treat appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix caused by infection,” according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. The procedure…

The case of the man who got cancer from a tapeworm

The case of the man who got cancer from a tapeworm

Toronto Star

At first, Dr. Carlos Agudelo saw nothing strange in his new patient, an HIV-positive man who turned up at his clinic in January 2013 with a cough. But when Agudelo found large masses in the man’s lungs and lymph nodes, he ordered biopsies. The results were unlike anything he had seen. “The patient had a cancer,”…

Neil deGrasse Tyson debates pastor: Killer asteroids and genitalia debunk God as intelligent designer

Neil deGrasse Tyson debates pastor: Killer asteroids and genitalia debunk God as intelligent designer

Travis Gettys Neil deGrasse Tyson debated science, religion and the existence of God with a celebrity pastor Wednesday on “The Nightly Show.” “Any time someone describes their understanding of God, it typically involves some statement of benevolence or some kind of kindness,” Tyson said. “I look out to the universe — and yes, it is

Ben Carson: I’m not saying it’s aliens — but scientists are totally wrong about the pyramids

Ben Carson: I’m not saying it’s aliens — but scientists are totally wrong about the pyramids

The Guardian Egypt’s pyramids were built by the biblical Joseph to store grain and were not, as archaeologists believe, tombs for pharaohs, Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson has said. Related: Your choices for president: an android, a creationist neurosurgeon or a postcoital cat | Frankie Boyle The retired neurosurgeon, who is seeking his party’s nomination