Posts published in Day: October 13, 2018

‘Orgasm faces’ are different around the world: Western cultures favor wide-eyed expressions while Eastern cultures keep their eyes closed

Saturday, October 13, 2018

A person’s idea of what an orgasm looks like may depend on where they live. Researchers have found Western and Eastern cultures generally agree on what our face looks like when we’re in pain. But when it comes to what our faces look like during an orgasm, that’s where the two cultures differ. For the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers modeled…

Broken feet and hurt shoulders: Male Marines have far more injuries than women at Infantry Officer Course

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Corps’ 13-week Infantry Officer Course, or IOC, has a reputation of being one of the most physically demanding courses in the Marines. Only two women have thus far successfully navigated the school. But, despite the low graduation rate among female candidates at IOC, their male colleagues have had far more injuries over the past two years. From June 2016 until June 2018, there were 41 reported injuries at IOC,…

Turkey has proof journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at Saudi embassy: reports

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Turkish government has audio and video recordings proving that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier month, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. Citing unidentified US and Turkish officials, the report said the recordings indicate the Post columnist and US resident was interrogated, tortured and murdered after he entered the Saudi consulate on October 2 to arrange paperwork for a marriage. It was unclear…

Madonna is selling a £150 face roller – but people keep mistaking it for a ‘kinky’ sex toy

Saturday, October 13, 2018

It seems there’s quite literally nothing queen of pop Madonna can’t do. She’s a singer, songwriter, actress, activist and now she’s selling her own skin care brand, because she wants to share the secret to face and body contouring with the rest of the world. The 60-year-old has launched MDNA Skin, a line featuring a variety of products, including chrome clay face masks, serums, face wash, eye masks, a rose…

Lithuanian MPs back legalisation of marijuana in prescription medications

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Lithuanian Seimas has adopted a bill to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana-based medications. British medicine news aggregator Medical Xpress reports that the lawmakers voted 90-0 with three abstentions to support the legislation that will now go to President Dalia Grybauskaitė to be signed into law. «It is a historic decision to ensure that patients can receive the best possible treatment. (..) Of course, it does not mean cannabis will be…

EU sees Brexit deal close, but London has to drop its key red line

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Michel Barnier, the head Brexit negotiator of the European Union, has stated a Brexit agreement could be achieved next week. To avoid impediments on trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, London would have to abandon red line and agree to a customs union. British news portal The Guardian reported on Wednesday, October 10, that the EU’s chief negotiator explained that the choice of the UK is…

No government formation announcement expected Latvia this week

Saturday, October 13, 2018

With KPV LV refusing to attend repeated talks with the New Conservative Party on Friday, 12 October, and Attīstībai/Par! party announcing commencement of mutual talks with separate political forces, chances of hearing any news about the next government’s composition this week become zero. Bilateral talks on the formation of a new government have been organized by NCP and KPV LV. For two days now NCP has been regularly meeting with…

Lithuanian President congratulated Spain on national day

Saturday, October 13, 2018

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to King Felipe VI of Spain on national day, Fiesta Nacional de España. “We see the Kingdom of Spain as Lithuania’s important partner and ally with whom we maintain a close dialogue in the European Union and NATO, dynamic economic, political and military cooperation ties, and expanding citizen-to-citizen bonds. The Spanish people are our reliable friends in developing tourism and advancing cultural, academic, student, and…