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  • New Study: Fast Food Can Make Your Penis Smaller

    02/11/2019 3:24:12 AM PST · by vannrox · 105 replies
    The daily sheeple ^ | 6JAN19 | Terrence Donovan
    A new published study found that a chemical commonly found on fast-food wrappers and non-stick frying pans could seriously have a significant impact on male penis endowment.According to the study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, those who had been exposed to perfluoroalkyl compounds had significantly smaller penises than those who hadn’t.Also referred to as PFCs, the compounds also lowered semen quality. They’re designed to make cooking easier, but it seems that they may have a bizarre effect on penises.Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substancesare a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom.The compounds are also found...
  • Supreme Court's ‘10th justice’ favors unusual tactic for Trump cases

    02/10/2019 6:10:00 PM PST · by be-baw · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 10, 2019 | Lydia Wheeler
    Over the past year, the federal government’s lead Supreme Court litigator has repeatedly attempted to expedite Trump administration cases by using an unorthodox maneuver, one that legal experts say is rarely successful. Solicitor General Noel Francisco has requested on eight separate occasions, twice in the same case, that justices bypass the regional federal appeals court and instead review the ruling by a lower district court. Those requests, known as petitions for a writ of certiorari before judgment, stemmed from challenges to President Trump’s restrictions on transgender people serving in the military, its decision to wind down the Deferred Action for...
  • Germany's Merkel drops hint of a 'creative' Brexit compromise

    02/04/2019 10:44:44 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 54 replies
    reuters.com ^ | FEBRUARY 4, 2019 | Andreas Rinke
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, calling for a “creative” compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements.
  • Democrats Push Plan to Increase Social Security Benefits and Solvency

    02/03/2019 7:09:40 PM PST · by Theoria · 183 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 03 Feb 2019 | Robert Pear
    After years of Republican-led debate over how to pare back Social Security’s rising costs, Democrats are flipping the script with an ambitious plan to expand the New Deal-era social insurance program while making gradual changes to keep it solvent for the rest of the century. The Social Security 2100 Act, which was introduced this past week in the House and the Senate, represents a sea change after decades dominated by concern that aging baby boomers would bankrupt the government as they begin drawing benefits from Social Security and other entitlement programs. It would be the first major expansion of Social...
  • Michael Bloomberg’s Secret Plans to Take Down Trump

    02/01/2019 6:26:12 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 42 replies
    the atlantic.com ^ | 1/31/19 | Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Michael Bloomberg’s Secret Plans to Take Down Trump Whether or not he runs for president, the former New York City mayor is building the most powerful political organization in America. Michael Bloomberg has bigger plans for 2020 than running for president. The billionaire and former New York City mayor has been openly dreaming of the White House for 25 years, and spent huge amounts of time and money four times over the past 10 years trying to figure out a way to get himself there. But he has hesitations about this race, too. He’s not sure there is a realistic...
  • One Way Outraged Americans Can Beat Robert Mueller

    01/27/2019 11:30:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 92 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | January 27, 2019 | Michael Nollet
    Much has been made of the pre-dawn arrest of Roger Stone in his home in Fort Lauderdale. To make this arrest, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, probably having delegated the task to his subordinate Andrew Weissmann (who is known for this tactic), assembled a full-scale FBI SWAT team of 29 members, replete with long weapons, body armor, and even a flash-bang grenade or two. The arrest took place at "zero dark thirty" or 5:30 A.M. Nevertheless, a CNN crew was on hand to film the whole thing. Once upon a time, this level of force was considered necessary only to raid...
  • The secret behind Michelle Obama’s glowing skin [spoiler: It's $$$ and a personal skin care expert]

    01/23/2019 5:41:49 AM PST · by simpson96 · 71 replies
    Page Six ^ | 1/17/2019 | Emily Kirkpatrick
    <p>We’re finally learning a few of the secrets behind Michelle Obama‘s radiant complexion.</p> <p>In honor of her 55th birthday, Jennifer Brodeur, the “skin guru” who has been working with Obama since 2014, shared all of her tips and tricks for keeping the former FLOTUS looking totally flawless.</p>
  • Doctors ask that you please not put parsley in your vagina

    01/21/2019 4:27:55 AM PST · by servo1969 · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1-21-2019 | Miranda Larbi
    In a recent article by Marie Claire on how to bring on periods, the author said that the herb is a natural emmenagogue – meaning that it can stimulate or increase menstrual flow. While that is true, there’s a massive difference between sprinkling a bit of parsley over your pasta and shoving a bunch into your vagina. Marie Claire said: “Parsley can help to soften the cervix and level out hormonal imbalances that could be delaying your cycle, helping your period come faster.” “If you’re struggling to find a dish based on parsley, don’t panic – the most effective forms...
  • Impeachment talk grows louder after report Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress

    01/18/2019 9:01:18 AM PST · by Mariner · 104 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 18th, 2019 | By Dartunorro Clark
    Calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment grew among Democrats on Friday after a report said he had directed Michael Cohen, his personal lawyer and fixer at the time, to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. BuzzFeed News on Thursday evening reported that Cohen told special counsel Robert Mueller the president personally instructed him to lie to Congressional investigators in order to minimize links between Trump and his Moscow building project, citing two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter. The report also alleged that Cohen was directed to give a...
  • Trump Tweet to CNN’s Acosta Tonight about Border Story: “Dear Diary...”

    01/10/2019 6:07:43 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 44 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-10-2018 | Donald Trump
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  • A Mysterious Disease Left This College Marathoner Paralyzed. Here’s How She Got Back on Her Feet

    01/07/2019 6:35:55 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Runner's World ^ | January 3, 2019 | Hailey Middlebrook
    Two days after her 21st birthday on May 25, 2018, Anastasia Soule was lying in an emergency room in New Orleans, Louisiana. She didn’t see it coming. And she definitely wasn’t prepared for what came next. Before things went south, the weekend was set to be the ultimate mother-daughter getaway. Soule, a senior studying economics and public policy at the University of North Carolina, had planned a vacation to New Orleans with her mom, opting for a few relaxed days exploring the Southern city instead of a rowdy trip with friends. But from the moment their plane landed on Thursday,...
  • 'Selfie Wrist' injuries becoming more common, doctor says

    12/24/2018 8:29:14 AM PST · by bgill · 33 replies
    abc7 ^ | Dec. 19, 2018 | Denise Dador
    People are taking so many selfies, they're getting "Selfie Wrist." One local doctor tells us how to recognize the signs and symptoms and has expert advice on what you can do. Selfies help you capture how you look and feel at a given moment. Tina Choi, 29, works in digital media promotion. For her clients, she says a successful selfie can raise their profile and income. Choi believes selfies are an effective way of sharing a sense of yourself. "Its really about telling a story. Where you're at. What you're doing. How active you are," Choi said.
  • Former NASA engineer behind the viral YouTube glitter-bomb video admits some of it was faked

    12/21/2018 10:44:46 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12-21-2018 | Jake Kanter
    FULL TITLE: 'My credibility is sort of shot': Former NASA engineer behind the viral YouTube glitter-bomb video admits some of it was faked   Mark Rober, the former NASA engineer who built a glitter bomb package that explodes after it has been stolen, has admitted that elements of his viral video were faked.Two of the so-called "thieves" filmed stealing the box were actually in on the prank.Rober said they were roped in by a friend of a friend, who offered to place the package on their porch.The YouTuber has re-edited the video and apologized to viewers.   It is one...
  • This Man's Epic Ploy to Catch Package Thieves Red-Handed Is the Ultimate Act of Vigilante Justice

    12/19/2018 2:17:56 AM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 40 replies
    IJR ^ | 12-18-2018 | Madison Dibble
    Mark Rober was one of the 11 million Americans who fell victim to package theft, but unlike most victims, he had a plan for when the robbers tried to strike again. Rober was first alerted to the package thieves by his home security system. He knew a package had been listed as delivered, but it never arrived. He checked his home security footage and found that a couple had stolen it right off his front step. "If you've ever been in a situation like this, you just sort of feel violated," said Rober. When he brought the security footage to...
  • Saturn is losing its rings quicker than expected, NASA warns

    12/18/2018 7:29:48 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 99 replies
    CNN ^ | December 18, 2018 | Tara John
    Saturn's rings make it one of the most striking planets in the solar system, but scientists believe they could disappear in less than a 100 million years -- which isn't all that long when you consider that the gas giant itself is more than 4 billion years old. New research from NASA shows that the rings, made predominantly of water ice, are being pulled apart by the planet's gravity and onto Saturn's surface as deluges of "ring rain." "We estimate that this 'ring rain' drains an amount of water products that could fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool from Saturn's rings...
  • These 10 Clean Eats Will Unclog and Protect Your Arteries

    12/18/2018 11:02:40 AM PST · by Red Badger · 178 replies
    www.theepochtimes.com ^ | December 17, 2018 Updated: December 17, 2018 | By Tiffany La Forge, Healthline
    Avocados are a delicious, rich fruit and a great way to treat your heart—and your taste buds. (Lisa Fotios/Pexels) ========================================================= Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. An estimated 44 million U.S. women are affected by cardiovascular disease, causing 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year. One of the most common forms of heart disease is coronary artery disease which occurs when a buildup of plaque narrows artery walls and restricts proper blood flow to the heart and can lead to a heart attack. Coronary artery disease can be treated or prevented through...
  • Here’s What’s Weird About Robert Mueller’s Latest Michael Flynn Filing

    12/17/2018 11:25:49 AM PST · by detective · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 17, 2018 | Margot Cleveland
    Late Friday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office filed its reply brief to the sentencing memorandum Michael Flynn had filed early last week with a D.C. federal court. Mueller’s reply brief revealed several new tidbits about the special counsel’s probe and the earlier investigation into Flynn, President Donald Trump’s short-lived national security advisor. Mueller’s filing came in response to a hastily issued order by presiding judge Emmet Sullivan, which directed the government to file its reply brief by 3 p.m. on December 14. Sullivan also directed Flynn to file with the court two documents he referenced in his sentencing memorandum: a...
  • Why Henry Potter Is the Undeniable Hero of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

    12/14/2018 7:46:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    RCM ^ | 12/14/2018 | By Daniel Savickas
    Christmas is right around the corner. During all the festivities and family gatherings, your grandmother, or some other relative, will inevitably try to cajole the whole family into an obligatory viewing of It’s a Wonderful Life. While the inspirational theme of one man being able to make a difference is touching, try not to take all of this film’s messages directly to heart, lest you desire reduced opportunity amid slower economic growth.The film follows its supposed protagonist, George Bailey, from his young days of saving his little brother from drowning in a lake and stopping his boss from accidentally poisoning...
  • Donald Trump Invented A Weird New Way To Toss A Coin, And People Can’t Get Over It

    12/11/2018 10:41:37 AM PST · by EveningStar · 57 replies
    HuffPost ^ | December 11, 2018 | Lee Moran
    President Donald Trump used a bizarre technique to toss the coin before the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, and people noticed. Twitter users poked fun at Trump after he launched the coin at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday into the air like this: ...
  • Amazon Workers In The UK Are Planning to Protest on Black Friday. Here's Why.

    11/22/2018 4:19:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 22, 2018 | Beth Bauman
    Amazon employees at five the United Kingdom's largest warehouses are planning to stage rallies and protests on Black Friday to bring attention to their "inhumane conditions," Buzzfeed News reported. The protests are being staged by GMB Union who help negotiate on behalf of Amazon employees, although they aren't officially recognized. Other unions throughout Europe are coordinating similar protests in collaboration with GMB. Workers in Spain, Italy, Poland and Germany are planning to walk off the job on Friday when the internet giant is scheduled to have Black Friday deals. The main distribution centers who are protesting are in Rugeley, Milton...