Sex addictions are deeply misunderstood. A new classification could change that.

A  new classification of sex addiction as a mental disorder by WHO could monumentally shift the conversation surrounding a condition that’s often deeply misunderstood.  Experts hope the classification will help change the disorder’s perception from a moral failing to simply a medical issue.




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Twitter follower counts drop after a change in how they are counted

  1. Twitter follower counts drop after a change in how they are counted  The Verge
  2. Twitter will remove millions of accounts from follower numbers ‘to build trust’  Mashable
  3. Twitter ditches 70 million fake accounts in May, June  PC Authority
  4. Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers  New York Times
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Sirin Labs' crypto-phone could change the way we pay with our mobiles

  1. Sirin Labs’ crypto-phone could change the way we pay with our mobiles  Digital Trends
  2. Sirin Finney phone pops up hidden second screen for cryptocurrency security  CNET
  3. Sirin Labs’ $1000 cryptocurrency phone arrives this November  Engadget
  4. Sirin Labs unveils dual-screen design for its FINNEY blockchain smartphone  ZDNet
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Facebook's 'Maximum Penalty' in UK for Cambridge Analytica Is Chump Change

  1. Facebook’s ‘Maximum Penalty’ in UK for Cambridge Analytica Is Chump Change  Gizmodo
  2. Facebook could face $664000 UK fine, maximum allowed, over Cambridge Analytica  USA TODAY
  3. Facebook facing over $600000 in fines in the UK for Cambridge Analytica scandal
  4. Facebook fined for data breaches in Cambridge Analytica scandal  The Guardian
  5. Russian company had access to Facebook user data through apps  CNNMoney
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Student Chefs Are Cooking Up Change at ED

Recently, student chefs from six cities across the country were at the Department of Education to participate in the Cooking up Change National Finals. These talented students earned their way by winning local competitions in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Orange County and Troy, Alabama. They engaged in a cook-off that saw the team from Orange County win first place and the team from Houston win second.
Source: ED.Gov

New EPA chief promises 'change in tone,' new emphasis on transparency

  1. New EPA chief promises ‘change in tone,’ new emphasis on transparency  The Hill
  2. Trump-Ordered Talks on Future of Fuel Economy Stuck in Neutral  Bloomberg
  3. Scott Pruitt’s successor may be more dangerous, critics say  ThinkProgress
  4. The Energy 202: With Scott Pruitt gone, green groups now turn the spotlight on Ryan Zinke  Washington Post
  5. Environmental racism is dangerous. Trump’s EPA doesn’t seem to care.  Vox
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Seeing yourself as Einstein may change the way you think

People experiencing Albert Einstein’s body as their own through a virtual reality simulation were less likely to unconsciously stereotype older people, while those with low self-esteem scored better on a cognitive test. The results suggest that the experience allowed people with low self-esteem to change how they saw themselves and increase their cognitive potential. The technique could be useful for education, particularly for those with low self-esteem.
Source: Science Daily