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Pro-Life Hypocrite Republicans Continue to Try and Kill "Obamacare"


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 days ago

… more than likely, not because it can't be improved … but because its name includes the word "OBAMA"! And if Republicans kill "Obamacare," that's not all they'll kill! [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="Ju3K9bqPTeM"]  
 
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Denver, Colorado-area anesthesiologist Tim Farnum drafted a bill to make it illegal to sell smartphones to children under the age of 13 The doctor noticed a difference in his two children when they started using smartphones last year Doing research, he found that excessive usage of cellphones at that age can hinder social skills and leave brain development impaired In order for the bill to get on the ballot it needs 100,000 signatures which the doctor and Parents Against... 
 
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Men Are Getting Weaker — because We’re Not Raising Men


By:  @dean-moriarty, one week ago
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Latest By:  @dean-moriarty, one week ago

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/439040/male-physical-decline-masculinity-threatened   I f you’re the average Millennial male, your dad is stronger than you are. In fact, you may not be stronger than the average Millennial female. You’re exactly the kind of person who in generations past had your milk money confiscated every day — who got swirlied in the middle-school bathroom. The very idea of manual labor is alien to you, and even if you were asked to help, say, build a... 
 
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Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after swimming with new tattoo


By:  @hal-a-lujah, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, 3 weeks ago

Source A 31-year-old man died after he reportedly ignored warnings about swimming after getting a new tattoo and contracted a flesh-eating bacteria infection in the Gulf of Mexico. The unidentified man, whose case was detailed in the British Medical Journal, had gotten a tattoo on his right calf five days prior to swimming, Metro reported. The man had chosen a crucifix and pair of praying hands for his latest ink , and began suffering from fever, chills and a rash close to the... 
 
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Does Paxil And Suicide Go Hand In Hand?


By:  @johnrussell, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 3 weeks ago

Via America’s Lawyer: Mike Papantonio discusses the case of Stewart Dolin, a man who committed suicide after taking a generic version of the antidepressant Paxil. Then Mike Papantonio speaks with attorney, Michael Baum, about what the maker of the drug, GlaxoSmithKline, knew about the increased suicide risks associated with the drug. [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="Pjxjk3dQIWE"] Papantonio: According to The National Institute of Mental Health, in 2015 an estimated 16 million... 
 
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An unmanned aircraft park near Grand Forks will anchor a North Dakota task force aimed at defending against threats from rogue UAS activity. The UAS Detection and Counter-UAS Task Force, which will be based at Grand Sky, will coordinate amenities and efforts needed to test countermeasures against threats posed by threatening drones, Gov. Doug Burgum announced Wednesday during the Drone Focus Conference in Fargo.   "This task force underscores our commitment to... 
 
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The Thoughts of a Spiderweb


By:  @bob-nelson, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 3 weeks ago

Spiders appear to offload cognitive tasks to their webs, making them one of a number of species with a mind that isn’t fully confined within the head Millions of years ago, a few spiders abandoned the kind of round webs that the word “spiderweb” calls to mind and started to focus on a new strategy. Before, they would wait for prey to become ensnared in their webs and then walk out to retrieve it. Then they began building horizontal nets to use as a fishing platform. Now their modern... 
 
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE THERANOS SAGA SO FAR


By:  @community, last year
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Latest By:  @community, 3 weeks ago

  In the beginning, Theranos was called Real-Time Cures. Corny? Sure. But Elizabeth Holmes was barely 19 when she came up with it, a Stanford dropout aspiring to upend personalized medicine. Besides changing its name, Theranos has come a long way: It’s raised hundreds of millions of dollars, signed deals with huge consumer health companies, received federal approval, and been the subject of glowing profiles in some of the world’s most prestigious publications. Theranos has... 
 
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Raw Veganism and Weight Loss


By:  @demi, 4 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @demi, 4 weeks ago

Hey guys! I am contemplating starting a raw diet, but after my last experience with it, I'm not sure if it will be the best of ideas. The last time I ate a raw diet, I ended up gaining weight. In retrospect I was most likely bloated, but I was still a bit baffled. I made sure I was not consuming too much sugar, carbohydrates, or fats. Yet after restriction + a raw food diet, I was gaining weight. I was working out, but primarily doing cardio so the weight gain couldn't of been... 
 
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https://qz.com/979695/cannabis-may-help-aging-patients-with-dementia-based-on-a-new-animal-study/                       Written by   Ephrat Livni Smoking marijuana when you’re young can dull your brain. But when you’re old, it may have the opposite effect. That’s the conclusion of recent research studying the effects of cannabis on mice. Researchers from Bonn University in Germany and Hebrew University in Jerusalem treated aging... 
 
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This a enjoyable period of the yr. Not due to the fact just about anything consists of virtually transpired inside of the worldwide of baseball, still since opportunity writers during the land commence towards unveil how they rank the latest crop of tiny league potential customers moving into the period. Do Those people scores include any bearing upon specials demotions or assure or deny results at the weighty league place? Nope. Do they provide us a really feel of how the farm applications... 
 
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Monsanto Hires Internet Trolls to Cover Up Roundup’s Cancer Risk


By:  @johnrussell, one month ago
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Latest By:  @johnrussell, one month ago

  The Ring of Fire 11 May       Monsanto Hires Internet Trolls to Cover Up Roundup’s Cancer Risk http://www.ecowatch.com/monsanto-hires-internet-trolls-2401703407.html   By Josh Gay Internet trolls, paid for by  Monsanto , have been scouring the internet to hide the ugly truth about the herbicide  Roundup  and the  dangers of glyphosate , while the chemical giant worked with government regulators to declare the product safe... 
 
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This Nasty Medieval Remedy Kills MRSA


By:  @krishna, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @krishna, one month ago

An ancient brew could lead to modern-day drugs to fight the superbug Why would scientists revive a thousand-year-old medical recipe for a foul-smelling concoction? They suspected it could have a very real benefit, and it turns out they were right. An Anglo-Saxon brew kills methicillin-resistant  Staphylococcus aureus , or MRSA,  scientists from the U.K. have announced . When microbiologist Freya Harrison chatted with Christina Lee, an Anglo-Saxon scholar, she was intrigued by... 
 
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University Says Up to 7K Bodies Are Buried on Campus


By:  @randy, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 months ago

  By Kate Seamons ,  Newser Staff Posted May 7, 2017 2:20 PM CDT   University of Mississippi Medical Center trying to decide what to do with them (Newser) – On some 20 acres of the 164-acre University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, there's something unexpected underfoot: bodies. The Clarion-Ledger reports there are as many as 7,000 bodies buried on the campus, and they likely belong to patients of the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum, which in 1855... 
 
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5 Scientifically Supported Benefits of Prayer


By:  @krishna, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 months ago

According to a 2013 Pew Research Poll, over half of Americans pray every day. A 2012 poll found that over 75 percent of Americans believe that prayer is an important part of daily life. Other polls indicate that even some atheists and religiously unaffiliated individuals admit that they sometimes pray. Our species has probably been praying for as long as we have been able to contemplate our existence. And though we may never be able to establish evidence that a deity or  spiritual  force... 
 
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Great Pacific garbage patch


By:  @krishna, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 2 months ago

  The  Great Pacific garbage patch , also described as the  Pacific trash vortex , is a  gyre  of  marine debris  particles in the central  North Pacific Ocean  discovered between 1985 and 1988. It is located roughly between  135°W  to  155°W  and  35°N  and  42°N . [1]  The patch extends over an indeterminate area of widely varying range depending on the degree of  plastic  concentration used to define the affected area. The patch is characterized by exceptionally high... 
 
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Wildflower 'super bloom' seen from space


By:  @randy, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 months ago

Go to the link. Watch the video. You will be amazed. I promise. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-39671753/wildflower-super-bloom-seen-from-space  
 
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Scientists Discover Plastic-Eating Worm


By:  @krishna, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @petey-coober, 2 months ago

Paolo Bombelli, who was the lead author on a paper published in Current Biology, was able to discover a caterpillar, known as a wax worm, that is able to eat through plastic. The worm, known officially as Galleria Mellonella, is often used as fish bait and is also considered as a pest by beekeepers, as it eats through beeswax. Bombelli, who is a bee keeper himself, was puzzled one day when he saw holes in plastic bags where he placed wax worms. At first Bombelli thought that... 
 
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Conjoined Twins Refuse to Be Separated Despite Doctor's Warnings


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 months ago

Conjoined Twins Refuse to Be Separated Despite Doctor's Warnings People, April 22, 2017 When Carmen and Lupita Andrade were born, doctors said they only had three days to live. The conjoined twins, now 16, originally born in Mexico and now living in New Milford, Connecticut, defied those odds and lived far past doctors’ expectations. Health problems have emerged and placed the girls’ futures at risk, but they tell the Hartford Courant they don’t see the point in a surgery that... 
 
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Woman has Triplets by 'Superfoetation'


By:  @randy, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 months ago

What is superfoetation?   A British woman's revealed she fell pregnant with twins, then conceived while carrying them and gave birth to triplets. It's called superfoetation - when someone conceives then conceives again between two weeks and a month later. It's extremely rare in humans. This is only the sixth time it's happened in 100 years. Fertility expert Professor Simon Fishel says: "It ought not to happen, but it does." "The first case was reported in 1865 and... 
 
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March for Science: Rallies worldwide to protest against political interference


By:  @randy, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 months ago

Thousands of scientists have taken part in demonstrations around the world in protest against what they see as a global political assault on facts. The first-ever March for Science, which was timed to coincide with Earth Day, was aimed at promoting action to protect the environment. Organisers said it was a celebration of science and a call to support and safeguard the scientific community. The main event was held in Washington DC. The event's promoters said the march in... 
 
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US Navy redesigning its submarines to accommodate women


By:  @randy, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 months ago

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2012, file photo, released by the U.S. Navy, Lt j.g. Marquette Leveque, left, and Lt. j.g. Kyle McFadden, both of the USS Wyoming, receive their pins to indicate that they're qualified to serve on submarines in a ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia. With women now serving on submarines, future subs are being built to specifically accommodate gender differences including height, reach and strength. The first vessel built with some of the new... 
 
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FEDOR Is a Gunslinging Robot That’s Just a Skin Suit Away From Westworld


By:  @randy, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 months ago

Author Dom Galeon Russia's FEDOR humanoid robot can now shoot guns, leading critics of artificial intelligence to express concerns over the potential danger it poses. The Russian government, however, was quick to point out that the exercise isn't meant to create a "Terminator." No Terminator, No SkyNet A number of experts have already warned  that artificial intelligence (AI)  could lead to the end of humanity . While these warnings haven’t entirely fallen on deaf ears,... 
 
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What's Your Eye Color? -- New Color Chart!


By:  @dowser, 3 years ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 months ago

Everyone has to put their eye color on their driver's license. Which always leaves me in a quandary. My eyes are gray, green, and blue, depending on where you look. They look more gray when I wear a red shirt, blue when I wear a blue shirt, green when I wear green, and sort of a teal, when you wear that color. Then, I found this neat eye chart. The chart below shows a wide variety of eye colors, based on genetics. My father's eyes were definitely blue and my mother's eyes were definitely... 
 
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Statistical Significance Is Overrated


By:  @bob-nelson, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 2 months ago

I've walked into this trap a thousand times! The phenomenon is real , because it is "statistically significant". But the phenomenon  is of  zero impact! -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Original article by Noah Smith - Bloomberg View ------------------------------------- Ronald A. Fisher, one of the fathers of modern statistics, reportedly got on the nerves of many of his contemporaries. But if there’s a reason we... 
 
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