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The science behind aphrodisiacs

As it turns out, they do. Nutrition experts say that aphrodisiacs do have some science to them, although that doesn't mean that there are foods which automatically heighten sexual desire. "Food can act as an aphrodisiac in several ways," Dr. Lauri Wright, spokesperson for the US...

Why opening restaurants is exactly what the coronavirus wants us to do

On Jan. 29, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was promoting “marital bliss" at a coronavirus news conference. Announcing that indoor dining would reopen at 25% capacity in New York City on Valentine's Day, and wedding receptions could also resume with up to 150 people a month...

Trump is a ‘dead man’: Chuck Hagel casts doubt on ‘irresponsible’ former president’s political future

Former President Donald Trump may be huddling with Republican leaders, considering founding his own political party, and pledging to carry on his agenda, but at least one prominent former official thinks Trump is done for in politics. Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a longtime Republican...

Majority in US want Senate to convict Trump and bar him from holding office ever again: poll

A clear majority of Americans want twice-impeached former President Donald Trump to be convicted by the Senate and barred from holding office in the future, according to polling results released Monday, the same day the House of Representatives delivered an article of impeachment against Trump for...

Capitol coup ‘is not who we are’ in America — but a historian suggests otherwise

In response to the events in Washington, DC, on January 6, politicians and journalists were quick to insist that "this is not who we are." Rather, the insurrectionary actions unfolding on Capitol Hill were the doing of pro-Trump extremists and domestic terrorists. The description of these acts as...