5 Beloved Groups Everyone Forgot Did Terrible Things

January 23, 2018

It can be easier to look up to righteous organizations than righteous people, because people are still, well, people. Like, Mother Theresa neglected patients and Gandhi creeped on his niece, but a nice charity trying to cure cancer or an NGO that helps refugees from war-torn nations? How could they possibly do any wrong? Oh boy, you know where this is going … That’s … that’s a lot of cancer-fightin’…

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Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

January 22, 2018

Want a way to workout and earn some coin? Sweatcoin has risen to the top of the App Store for helping folks get something more than just a glow for taking those daily steps. The startup says it has accumulated more than 5 million users in the past year and increased revenue by 266 percent in the last quarter. There are more than 2 million weekly active users on the…

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Health service ‘haemorrhaging’ nurses

January 22, 2018

We can reveal: More than 10% of the nursing workforce have left NHS employment in each of the past three years The number of leavers would be enough to staff more than 20 average-sized hospital trusts More than half of those who walked away in the last year were under the age of 40 Leavers outnumbered joiners by 3,000 last year, the biggest gap over the five-year period examined by…

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A Definitive List Of All The Things Millennials Have “Killed”

January 22, 2018

Insane as it sounds, in a world where our highest ranking public official watches four to eight hours of television a day and every male Hollywood exec has like ten assault allegations against them, millennials are still considered society’s villains. The olds are threatened by fast-texters and have decided the only way to take us down is to write lengthy articles about products, brands, and trends we’ve “killed.” By “killed”…

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As Bitcoin Sinks, Crypto Bros Party Hard on a Blockchain Cruise

January 22, 2018

When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for their second annual Blockchain Cruise, the price of Bitcoin was hovering comfortably above $13,500. By the time their 1,020-foot-long ship pulled into Thailand on Wednesday, for an afternoon of bottomless drinks and crypto-focused talks on a sun-soaked private beach, Bitcoin had cratered to $10,000. The group of mostly young men, many of whom became wildly rich — at…

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Cuomo Seeks New York Tax Revisions to Thwart Federal Changes

January 22, 2018

New York state would end income taxes on wage earners and make up the revenue with an employer payroll tax that’s federally deductible as part of a restructuring plan that Governor Andrew Cuomo is recommending to mitigate harmful effects of the new U.S. tax code. The new federal law limits deductions for individuals’ state and local taxes — raising levies 25 percent on all New Yorkers, no matter where they…

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She Nursed A Woodchuck Back To Health And They Adorably Became BFFs

January 21, 2018

After discovering that the woodchuck was still alive, they knew right away that it would be in their best interest to contact local wildlife rehabilitator, Molly Ryan. More From this publisher : HERE ; This post was curated using : TrendingTraffic If you like our content help us with a share… or two …   Also –  I have some free stuff for you ……. Nr 1. In This FREE Report you…

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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK

January 21, 2018

Bayeux Tapestry gets new ending The end of Saxon-ruled England The tapestry reimagined It is on permanent display at a museum in the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, and has very rarely been moved. However, President Macron is expected to announce the proposed loan at a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May in the UK this week. The Times said the agreement was made after “months of talks between culture…

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Cancer blood test enormously exciting

January 20, 2018

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCancer blood test shows promise but more research is needed, says Prof Richard Marais Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine – a universal blood test for cancer. A team at Johns Hopkins University has trialled a method that detects eight common forms of the disease. Their vision is an annual test designed to catch cancer…

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5 Heartbreaking Side Effects Of The Opioid Crisis In America

January 20, 2018

People have been getting loaded ever since Julius Wine ate all those bad grapes, and we’re mostly OK with it. Sure, we have that War on Drugs business, but as long as dealers aren’t shooting each other within our immediate vicinity, we tend to put our heads in the sand about the whole matter. But prescription opioid painkillers, our latest drug epidemic, are a different beast entirely, affecting everyone from…

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Is ‘Black Mirror’ realistic? We asked an expert

January 19, 2018

Don't worry, this isn't a photo of our AI expert watching Black Mirror.Image: Netflix The best Black Mirror episodes don’t just leave you wondering whether these futures could happen. They force you to consider what it would mean if they did. SEE ALSO: ‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 isn’t f*cking around For John C. Havens, these aren’t just idle TV musings. He’s the executive director of the IEEE Global Initiative on…

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Republican Governors Get OK From Trump Administration to Gut Medicaid

January 19, 2018

On Friday afternoon, Kentucky made history by imposing a work requirement on the states Medicaid program, the first of its kind in the federal programs 50-plus-year history. The decision was made quickly after the Trump administration approved a letter to state Medicaid directors on Thursday permitting them to impose work requirements on recipients. Republicans say it will encourage recipients to get involved in their communities and pull them out of…

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In 1963, Her Disapproving Parents Sent Her To A Mental Institution, 44 Years Later She Got Her Revenge

January 19, 2018

You don’t need to have read One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest to know that mental institutions in the ’60s weren’t happy places. Built to inhabit those who didn’t conform to the strict rules of society at the time, mental institutes were a mix of underperforming schoolchildren, truanting teens, and anarchic adults – most of whom were not mentally deficient in the slightest, but simply those who went against “the system”….

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13 siblings held captive in filthy California home, police say

January 18, 2018

(CNN)A couple was arrested after police discovered that their 13 children had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday. A 17-year-old girl managed to escape from the residence in Perris, California, on Sunday and called 911 from a cell phone she found in the house, police said.

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Facebook is overhauling its News Feed so users feel better again

January 18, 2018

Facebook is re-tweaking its News Feed again.  This time it wants to bring it back to friends and family instead of viral videos and media posts, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a post Thursday.  SEE ALSO: Stop reading what Facebook tells you to read “I’m changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions,”…

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Popular Pet Food Trend Could Be Poisoning You And Your Animals

January 17, 2018

The well-intentioned (and often expensive) act of feeding your pets raw meat may actually be putting everyone’s health at risk, according to research from veterinary scientists at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. The team found a troubling prevalence of harmful bacteria and parasites in eight major brands of frozen raw meat-based diet (RMBDs) products for cats and dogs after performing microbiological analysis on 35 samples. To reduce the possibility that…

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Y Combinator is launching a biotech track

January 17, 2018

Y Combinator is pulling the curtains off of a new experiment, YC Bio. The idea is to fund early-stage life-sciences companies that are still in the lab phase, YC President Sam Altman wrote on the YC blog today. YC Bio’s first area of focus will be on healthspan and age-related disease. “We think there’s an enormous opportunity to help people live healthier for longer, and that it could be one…

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Someone May Have Spotted A Pregnant Kylie Jenner At CVS

January 17, 2018

In a massive blow to my working theory that Kylie was actually Kim’s surrogate, a very pregnant Kylie Jenner may or may not have been spotted at CVS yesterday, trying (and failing) to cover up her baby bump with a large green hoodie. See for yourself: Kylie Jenner was spotted at CVS Yesterday. pic.twitter.com/cETQeXo6ob — amanda; ❤︎ (@abcddlovatox) January 16, 2018 This appearance follows false rumors that were spread by…

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In response to Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark, let’s look at some stats.

January 16, 2018

Donald Trump doesn’t see the value in immigrants from “shithole” countries — but he couldn’t be more wrong. It shouldn’t come as any surprise that the president who opened his campaign with a rant about Mexicans being rapists, railed against the Muslim parents of a fallen soldier, claimed that an Indiana-born judge should recuse himself from a Trump case because he’s “a Mexican,” blamed “both sides” for a woman killed…

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Why is health care so damn expensive?

January 16, 2018

Never has there been more talk of innovation and yet more disappointment in the future than in the health care industry. AngelList shows almost a thousand startups just in the digital health space alone, and VCs invested $3.5 billion in digital health startups in just the first half of 2017 according to Rock Health’s industry analysis. There are dozens of health innovation conferences hosted in the United States every year,…

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Why The Length Of Your Fingers Dictate Who You Are

January 16, 2018

Unless some asshole just cut you off in traffic, you probably don’t give much thought to how important your fingers are. People yearn for sexier legs, flatter stomachs, or bigger … noses, but no one says, “Man, I wish my index finger was 0.2 inches longer.” And that’s too bad, because science now has reason to believe that if your fingers were longer or shorter, you might literally be a…

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Parents Wouldn’t Abort “Deformed” Baby After Doctors Advised Them, But Look At Him Now

January 15, 2018

When you’re an expectant parent, the excitement you feel about the upcoming birth of your baby knows no bounds. You prepare as much as you can by investing in all kinds of toys and clothes. And, in your eager anticipation, you neglect to consider the fact that there is a possibility that your own child could be born with a condition which will have a substantial effect on their lives….

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Your Pup’s Fur Only Protects Him So Much. Here’s How Long Dogs Can Stand The Cold.

January 15, 2018

“Under 30 degrees, factoring in the wind chill, it’s not going to be safe for any dog to be outside for an extended period of time,” said Dr. Kim Smyth, a staff veterinarian with Petplan insurance. “You can buy yourself a little bit of time with warm weather clothing.” If you aren’t using booties, wipe down your dog’s paws when they come inside and check their pads for redness or…

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Pollution hotspots revealed

January 14, 2018

How polluted is your street? You You You 1 2 3 4 5 6 Good Heavily Polluted Good Heavily Polluted Source: MappAir100 by EarthSense If you cannot view the postcode search, please click here to reload the page. Although dirty air doesn’t kill people directly, it’s estimated to contribute to shortening the lives of 40,000 people a year in the UK. Pollution is thought to undermine the health of people…

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