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Can Apple Cider Vinegar Really Help You Lose Weight? An Investigation

For as long as literally anyone can remember, there have been claims that apple cider vinegar, the shit I use in my salad dressing, can help you lose weight. Because I’ve learned that I shouldn’t believe everything I read on the internet—no matter how hilarious or shocking it may seem—I did a deep investigatory dive on this shit. Yah, it’d be great to have this shit on the shelf as…

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Trump, Once Again, Blows Up Congressional Negotiations Hours Before a Critical Deadline

Republican lawmakers found themselves in a familiar place Thursday: trying to divine what President Donald Trump was thinking just hours before a critical legislative deadline. In the wee hours of the morning, the president upended his own partys strategy for avoiding a government shutdown in the form of a 16-word tweet. The Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) outside of a short-term extension of government fundingwhich is precisely the opposite of…

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The Unpleasant Side-Effect Of Not Having Sex That Could Be Harming Your Vagina

Sex is a risky business. Even if you’re in a monogamous relationship and both you and your partner are certified STI free, it can lead to pregnancy, and, depending on what your bedroom activities involve, injuries (although, admittedly, the latter is rare). If you absolutely want to avoid the downsides of sex, like STIs and unwanted pregnancy, abstinence is recommended as the best course of action. However, it turns out that…

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30 Downright Insane Idiots That Should Be Banned From Facebook Permanently

The morons that follow in this list should NEVER be allowed to spread their sheer stupidity and insane ideas across social media. They should be banned for life. 1 Hey, it worked for Steve Jobs. Right? Pin It Via CaseyAndWhatNot 2 When you REALLY don’t like your neighbors… Pin It Via kitehkiteh 3 This lady tried to cremate her pet in an oven… Pin It Via Krzyszu 4 There’s literally…

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5 Beloved Groups Everyone Forgot Did Terrible Things

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

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

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”

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

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

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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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK

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

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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How Get More Traffic, WITHOUT Creating More Videos using Recastly

If you’re using video to sell on Facebook , or any other social network , build your brand or just use videos in your work  right now then this is for you…   …80% of Facebook video viewers  , for example , are watching your videos without sound!   Yes think about it!   A video drops into your newsfeed and it starts playing silently!   You keep watching and …

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5 Heartbreaking Side Effects Of The Opioid Crisis In America

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

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

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

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

(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

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

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

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

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.

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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