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THE AVENGERS Reimagined as Sengoku Samurai Heroes. Artist Alex Mitchell has taken the characters from The Avengers, and given them an awesome samurai style makover.

THE AVENGERS Reimagined as Sengoku Samurai Heroes

The art was inspired by the the Sengoku period also known as the Warring States period in Japanese history. It was a time of social upheaval, political intrigue, and nearly constant military conflict that lasted from the middle of the 15th century to the beginning of the 17th century. Mr. Marcus Admits Starting Porn Syphilis Outbreak By Altering His Test Results. Every outbreak has a patient zero.

Mr. Marcus Admits Starting Porn Syphilis Outbreak By Altering His Test Results

Porn actor Mr. Marcus has come out and identified himself as the performer responsible for the current syphilis outbreak that has shut down production in the San Fernando Valley. He believes he contracted the STD on set but admits that he altered his syphilis-positive test so that he could keep performing. His altered test was what started the scare and initiated the industry's self-imposed 10-day moratorium while actors are tested and treated for syphilis. Our real first gay president.

The new issue of Newsweek features a cover photo of President Obama topped by a rainbow-colored halo and captioned “The First Gay President.”

Our real first gay president

The halo and caption strike me as cheap sensationalism. I realize airport travelers look at a magazine for 2.2 seconds before moving on to the next one. I grant that this cover will probably get Newsweek a 4.4 second glance. Dopamine. Dopamine (or 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine) is a neuroendocrine transmitter (i.e., a hormone and neurotransmitter) in the catecholamine and phenethylamine families that plays a number of important roles in the brain and bodies of humans.

Dopamine

Its name derives from its chemical structure: it is an amine that is formed by removing a carboxyl group from a molecule of L-DOPA. In the brain, dopamine functions as a neurotransmitter—a chemical released by nerve cells to send signals to other nerve cells. The brain includes several distinct dopamine systems, one of which plays a major role in reward-motivated behavior. Spaceship Enterprise in 20 years? Beam me up! - Technology & science - Space. Social media offers brain sex-like reward; Posting on Facebook offers a rush. ©Zagorodnaya/shutterstock.com 'Self disclosure' causes a response in the pleasure region of the brain: Harvard study.

Social media offers brain sex-like reward; Posting on Facebook offers a rush

Posting views on Facebook and other social media sites delivers a powerful reward to the brain similar to the pleasure from food and sex, a Harvard study concludes. The study led by two neuroscientists and published this week concluded that "self disclosure" produces a response in the region of the brain associated with dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure or the anticipation of a reward.

The researchers said most people devote 30 to 40 percent of their speech to "informing others of their own subjective experiences" but that on social media, this is closer to 80 percent. They conclude "that humans so willingly self-disclose because doing so represents an event with intrinsic value, in the same way as with primary rewards such as food and sex. " Skin is wearing thin on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ The second season isn’t much better.

Skin is wearing thin on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’

April 8’s episode, “The Night Lands,” depicted a three-way peep show of sorts that seemed to serve no purpose except to show as many kinds of heterosexual sex in as short a time span as possible. And on April 14, just two weeks after the new season began, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” ran a faux promo joking that “Throne’s” success is partly attributable to the involvement of a creative consultant named Adam Friedberg, a fictional 13-year-old boy. HBO is by no means the only cable channel to traffic in gratuitous nudity, but it may be the most notorious, what with a backlist that includes “Rome,” “Deadwood” and “The Sopranos.”

AshleyMadison Puts $1 Million Bounty On Tebow's V-Card. Tim Tebow poses for a Jockey ad.

AshleyMadison Puts $1 Million Bounty On Tebow's V-Card

[Update Below] How much is the virginity of religious new Jets quarterback Tim Tebow worth? If you are terrible affair-facilitating website AshleyMadison.com, the answer is one meeeeelllllion dollars. According to the company they'll pay up seven figures to any woman who can prove they slept with the self-proclaimed virgin. Family tree of the Greek gods. Hot 100 - 2012. 100 Skills Every Man Should Know: 2008s Ultimate DIY List - Popular Mechanics - StumbleUpon.

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100 Skills Every Man Should Know: 2008s Ultimate DIY List - Popular Mechanics - StumbleUpon

Handle a blowout2. Drive in snow3. Check trouble codes4. Replace fan belt5. The Sky Is Rising | Techdirt. For years now, the legacy entertainment industry has been predicting its own demise, claiming that the rise of technology, by enabling easy duplication and sharing -- and thus copyright infringement -- is destroying their bottom line.

The Sky Is Rising | Techdirt.

If left unchecked, they say, it is not only they that will suffer, but also the content creators, who will be deprived of a means to make a living. And, with artists lacking an incentive to create, no more art will be produced, starving our culture. 136 Creepy Wikipedia Articles. Bible. Whoops!

Bible

Maybe you were looking for BIBLE!? The most recent edition of the Bible, seen here with an appropriate warning label. The Holy Bible (also known as The Holy Bile), is a wholly ghost-written anthology of children's fairy tales, although it is also enjoyed by adults.[1] It is one of the best selling fiction works of all time[2] and encompasses various genres, including action, drama, mystery, musical, mythology, tragedy, poetry, thriller, adventure, fantasy, horror, historical fiction, pornography, and snuff. The Bible is a collaboration of various authors, first being published by Stone Tablets Press around 6000 BC.[3] It is separated into two volumes: Volume One (The Old Testament) and Volume Two (Bible II: The New Testament).

Volume One is centered on the mysterious figure, "The Father", whose actions are only described vicariously. 40 Unwritten Rules to Live By - StumbleUpon. 1. Never ask a woman if she wants to have sex by asking her if she wants to have sex. 2. It is more important to have good health insurance than good health. 3.

Don't bluff more than once in a poker game with friends. Is Facebook Sexualizing Young Girls? | Parenting. Is the pressure of social media causing kids to act too sexy, too soon? Adolescence can be a tricky time for even the most well-adjusted kid out there. Add technology and social media to the equation, though, and young teens can find themselves facing the kind of scrutiny once reserved only for celebrities. They're constantly in front of a camera (usually in the form of a smartphone or a webcam), the images open to criticism from peers and strangers alike.

In a bid to be -- or remain -- popular, many kids are posing in increasingly provocative, and inappropriate, ways. Why the #$%! Do We Swear? For Pain Relief. Bad language could be good for you, a new study shows. For the first time, psychologists have found that swearing may serve an important function in relieving pain. The study, published today in the journal NeuroReport, measured how long college students could keep their hands immersed in cold water.

During the chilly exercise, they could repeat an expletive of their choice or chant a neutral word. When swearing, the 67 student volunteers reported less pain and on average endured about 40 seconds longer. Sexual chemistry: How brain chemicals that divide us into four personality groups are the key to finding perfect love...