Health & Sex

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Dime of the Day: Kacy Catanzaro


American Ninja Warrior is a show that consists of freakishly fit people attempting to conquer a freakishly difficult obstacle course and frequently failing.

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Undress Me by Tatia Pllieva


Remember that delightfully awkward-cute viral video from a few months back that showed 20 strangers sharing a first kiss? Well, director Tatia Pilieva has just released a sequel that takes it all to the next level—in both squirminess and sexiness.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Instagram’s Most Famous Butt: Meet Jen Selter


Her face might not be familiar – but with more than 1.7 million fans on Instagram Jen Selter may have the world’s most famous bottom. Curvy Jen, 20, amassed the huge following since she began posting pictures of herself working out on the photo-sharing site in March 2012.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Under the Electric Sky | trailer


Beginning in 1997 with a few thousand revelers in Los Angeles, the Electric Daisy Carnival has become the largest dance music event in North America. Known for its over the top displays of pyrotechnics, world-class artists, costumed theatrical performers, interactive art installations, full scale carnival rides and state-of-the-art lighting and sound production, this year’s festival attracted 345,000 attendees from June 21-23, 2013.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Ekso Bionic Suit


A powered exoskeletal suit is giving paraplegics a new lease on life, allowing them to walk on their own – even up stairs. The ReWalk is the latest example of a developing technology that might one day make wheelchairs a thing of the past for spinal cord injury patients.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Complete Strangers Kiss for the First Time


Filmmaker Tatia Pllieva asked 20 strangers to kiss for the camera. The result: a surprisingly nuanced, complicated and, yes, beautiful black-and-white tribute to every first kiss you’ve ever had.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

GRiND Rated: Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH


Vancouver General Hospital is B.C.’s largest, most specialized hospital, providing care for about 600,000 patients each year. Now, people interested in what goes on at VGH, particularly in the emergency trauma department, can have a closer look. Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH is a six-episode documentary series, premiered on the Knowledge Network tonight.

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Google Announces “Smart Contact Lens”


Google‘s latest foray into seemingly impossible projects: a smart contact lens that reads glucose levels in tears. With diabetes becoming an increasingly growing problem, affecting every one in 19 people in the world, Google’s efforts could dramatically change how people living with the disease function daily. The lens works via a tiny electronic chip and antenna that is thinner than a human hair, embedded between two layers of lens material, that reads blood sugar levels through the wearer’s tears.

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

A Wife’s Christmas Gift From Beyond The Grave


Two whole years after Brenda Schmitz lost her battle to ovarian cancer, her husband David miraculously received a gift from her. It seems utterly impossible, but his late wife planned it out so perfectly for him. As she was dying, she knew she wanted to do this one thing for him once he was ready to have it.

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Man Catches Bug From Drinking Beer He Dropped in River


John Macdonald was fishing on the Brisbane River in Queensland Australia. He dropped his beer in the water and without thinking, picked up and continued drinking it. Within a few hours he was in excruciating pain and ever since, he’s been battling a horrific growth that keeps coming back after each operation.