How to Get Rid of a Mistress

Why betrayed Chinese wives pay big bucks to make their ‘other woman’ disappear by Tracy Moore Hell hath no fury like a woman who would like her husband to stop screwing around. Rising divorce rates, combined with continued financial inequality and stigma for divorced women, has led to a booming “mistress dispeller” business in China, where betrayed women allegedly pay up to $150,000 to make their dude walk the straight and narrow again, and the tactics used to dispel the mistress read more like covert ops from a lurid novel than a real-life practice. Best part? The wife uses her … Continue reading How to Get Rid of a Mistress

How We Really Tamed the Dog

SURVIVAL OF THE CUTEST: Three adorable domesticated fox pups sitting together in a field.Irena Pivovarova A daring experiment builds a new tame species in just 60 years. BY LEE ALAN DUGATKIN & LYUDMILA TRUTILLUSTRATION BY VEDANTI SIKKA Suppose you wanted to build the perfect dog from scratch. What would be the key ingredients in the recipe? Loyalty and smarts would be musts. Cuteness would be as well, perhaps with gentle eyes, and a curly, bushy tail that wags in joy in anticipation of your appearance. And you might toss in a mutt-like mottled fur that seems to say, “I may not … Continue reading How We Really Tamed the Dog

Fractal: A Magnificent Supercell Thunderstorm Timelapse by Chad Cowanby Christopher

by Jobson on May 31, 2017 For the last decade, Kansas-based photographer Chad Cowan has driven almost 100,000 miles across the United States chasing powerful supercell thunderstorms and recording them in high definition. The endeavor began as a personal project to capture a few storms as they developed but quickly grew into a full-blown obsession. Cowan has recorded hundreds of storms and condensed the highlights into this short film titled Fractal with editing help from Kevin X Barth. He shares about the nature of thunderstorms: The ingredient based explanation for supercell thunderstorms cites moisture, wind shear, instability and lift as the reasons for their formation. … Continue reading Fractal: A Magnificent Supercell Thunderstorm Timelapse by Chad Cowanby Christopher

10 SECRETS ABOUT AMERICA THAT WILL MAKE YOU WONDER WHERE ALL THE FREEDOM WENT

by Isaac Davis, Staff Writer Waking Times It’s no secret the definition of ‘freedom’ in America has changed a great deal in recent decades. While 9/11 was a major turning point, setting in motion a slew of changes to the American mindset and to the legal framework which governs the contract between the State and the people, our natural rights have been under assault for generations. Couple this with the dumbing down of the American citizenry, and ‘We the People’ simply no longer know or understand our rights. The fallout of this being we no longer protest or even notice when evermore egregious … Continue reading 10 SECRETS ABOUT AMERICA THAT WILL MAKE YOU WONDER WHERE ALL THE FREEDOM WENT