These dogs are getting a cancer vaccine. If it works, humans could be next
Via: Jasper2529 • Cancer: Research, Survivors, Friends • 38 Comments • 8 Likes • 9 months ago
“"Cancer is actually the leading cause of death in adult dogs," Thamm says. "They develop these tumors spontaneously as a result of old age in a way...”
If you ask most experts in the cancer community, creating a wide-ranging vaccine that prevents tumors like we prevent infectious diseases is damn near impossible. The idea may be tantalizing, but study after study over the past several decades has taught doctors that cancer is personal....
Fox News beats CNN, MSNBC combined in ratings, tops all of cable
Via: Jasper2529 • News & Politics • 9 Comments • 2 Likes • 10 months ago
“Fox News Channel attracted more prime-time viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined last week, adding to its streak as the most-watched basic cable...”
Fox News Channel attracted more prime-time viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined last week, adding to its streak as the most-watched basic cable network. Fox News averaged 2.3 million viewers during the hours of 8-11 p.m. ET from June 10-16, while MSNBC finished second with an average of 1.5...
The Viral Sunburn Tattoo Trend Is Seriously Dangerous—Here’s Why
Via: Jasper2529 • Health, Science & Technology • 29 Comments • 3 Likes • 10 months ago
“Sure it looks like harmless summer fun.”
Sure it looks like harmless summer fun. But no matter how you spin it, sunburn tattoos are extremely dangerous and can put you at serious risk of skin cancer. "In order for the stencil, or tattoo, to be apparent, you would have to damage the surrounding tissue enough that it either tans...
I Didn’t Earn Slavery Reparations, and I Don’t Want Them
Via: Jasper2529 • News & Politics • 11 Comments • 2 Likes • 10 months ago
“Why should I believe white Americans owe me anything? Character cannot be bought and will never allow itself to be diminished by bribery.”
My ancestor Silas Burgess came to America in chains. But even he was able to live the American Dream. My great-great-grandfather Silas Burgess came to America shackled in the belly of a slave ship. He was sold on an auction block in Charleston, S.C., to the Burgess Plantation. Orphaned by age...
SCHIFF WANTED OBAMA TO DECLASSIFY RUSSIA DOCS — IF TRUMP DOES IT, HE’S ‘UN-AMERICAN’
Via: Jasper2529 • News & Politics • 145 Comments • 6 Likes • 10 months ago • LOCKED
““President Obama can and must declassify as much as possible about Russia hacking our elections. Rest assured, Trump won’t,” Schiff’s 2016 tweet...”
Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s decision to declassify information related to the origins of the Russia probe was “un-American.” Just more than two years ago, however, Schiff called on then-President Barack Obama to declassify some of the very...
10 Types of Internet Trolls You'll Meet Online
Via: Jasper2529 • Health, Science & Technology • 97 Comments • 7 Likes • 11 months ago
“Haters gonna hate, trolls gonna troll”
An Internet troll is a member of an online social community who deliberately tries to disrupt, attack, offend or generally cause trouble within the community by posting certain comments, photos, videos, GIFs or some other form of online content. You can find trolls all over the Internet...
Hundreds of migrants occupy France's Charles de Gaulle airport, demand to meet the Prime Minister and call for an end to deportations
Via: Jasper2529 • World News • 18 Comments • 2 Likes • 11 months ago
“ 'France does not belong to the French! Everyone has a right to be here!'”
PUBLISHED: 11:05 EDT, 20 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:58 EDT, 20 May 2019 Some 500 undocumented immigrants occupied Charles de Gaulle's Terminal 2 They called on Air France to stop playing any part in the deportation of migrants The group also asked to meet with the French Prime Minister over...
I.M. Pei, the Prolific and Iconic Architect, Is Dead at 102
Via: Jasper2529 • Other • 3 Comments • 3 Likes • 11 months ago
“Pei was a vitally important link between modern architects today and the forefathers of modern architecture ”
Ieoh Ming (I.M.) Pei—who was born in Guangzhou, China, in 1917, and died yesterday in New York City—left an indelible body of work in the form of modern architecture across the globe. Perhaps best known for his controversial 1989 design of a glass pyramid at the entrance to the Louvre in...
Star Wars' Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew, dead at 74
Via: Jasper2529 • EVERYONE LOVES MOVIES - CLASSIC TO CURRENT • 4 Comments • 1 Like • 11 months ago
“The actor played the beloved Wookiee, Chewbacca, in the first three “Star Wars” films and in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.””
Actor Peter Mayhew, the beloved “Star Wars” character, Chewbacca, has died. Mayhew passed away on April 30, according to a statement from his family. He was 74. “The family of Peter Mayhew, with deep love and sadness, regrets to share the news that Peter has passed away. He left us the...
There's nothing funny about today's marijuana. It killed my son
Via: Jasper2529 • News & Politics • 52 Comments • 1 Like • last year • LOCKED
““I want to die,” he wrote before hanging himself at the age of 31. “My soul is already dead. Marijuana killed my soul + ruined my brain.””
As attorneys argued over a section of Arizona law that differentiates between marijuana and cannabis, the state’s Supreme Court justices joked about baking pot brownies in their kitchens. They clearly do not understand how the marijuana industry has irresponsibly manipulated pot into...