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The Science Behind Why You’re Craving Pumpkin Spice Everything Right Now

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Fall is here! You know what that means? The stores are filled with pumpkin everything! Catherine Franssen, assistant professor of psychology at Longwood University in Virginia, said: “My husband — whose favorite pie is pumpkin; he’ll eat it year-round — thinks the pumpkin spice craze is funny and brings home all sorts of odd pumpkin…

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Is AI Smart Enough To Remember To Detect Dementia?

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New advancements in technology may allow doctors to be able to figure out who will get dementia using AI. This could give patients insight years in advance. A study found that artificial intelligence and big data could be used to predict dementia up to two years in advance. They used PET scans of people at…

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5 Scientific Benefits Of Napping

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Even on your best day, life can be so exhausting. Sometimes, you just really need a nap. Here are just a few scientific reasons why it is okay to take a nap during the day: 1. It Can Boost Your Immune System. Sleep deprivations can take a toll on your immune system. Studies show that…

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Look All You Want At These Pictures Of The Eclipse (IMAGES/TWEETS)

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Check out these cool pictures of the solar eclipse: 1. This Guy Had It In The Palm Of His Hand Image via MentalFloss 2. The “Diamond Ring” Effect 3. Space Station Photo Bomb It's the moon, sunspots AND the station in front of the sun. @NASA photographer captures station transiting sun during #Eclipse2017 pic.twitter.com/hAVRINz0bv —…

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Merriam-Webster Responds To Trump’s “Heel” Tweet (TWEETS)

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On Saturday, President Trump tweeted the same spelling mistake multiple times. He misspelled the word “heal” as “heel” in a tweet following a “free-speech” rally in Boston. Trump makes the same spelling mistakes two tweets in a row. ūüėāūüėāūüėā pic.twitter.com/N5q7TaKk9i — Erick Fernandez (@ErickFernandez) August 19, 2017 Merriam-Webster, the dictionary, replied with the following tweet:…

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Many Employers Want You To Take A Mental Health Day

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Yes, many employers are actually okay with you taking a mental health day. Many people are less than forthcoming when they take time off to recover from an anxiety attack or go to a therapist. More companies are trying to destigmatize mental illness and encourage their employees to take their mental health days for what…

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Send A Little Love To Charlottesville With F*ck Trump Lipstick

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In case you haven’t bought any already, you should totally buy the “F*ck Trump” lipstick from Lipslut.com. I bought it and reviewed it back in June, but now there is another great reason to buy it. You could help the victims of the Charlottesville protest attack if you buy it through the month of August.…

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5 Things Never To Do When You’re Angry

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There are some things that you just shouldn’t do after you’ve gotten into a heated argument. Here are 5¬†of them: 1. Don’t Sleep On It. This old advice is true. Don’t go to bed angry. Going to sleep “reinforces” negative emotions. Allen Towfigh, MD, a New York City-based board certified sleep medicine doctor and neurologist,…

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What To Do When An Interviewer Asks You An Illegal Question

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Did you know there are questions interviewers are not allowed to ask? Yep. If a question makes you uncomfortable, there is probably a reason for it. It is not always intentional. One in five hiring managers has asked a question only to find out later that it was a violation of labor laws. In a…

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Someone Hacked A Road Sign With Hilarious Anti-Trump Message

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Someone hacked a California road sign to display a crude and hilarious message about President Donald Trump. The message said: “TRUMP HAS HERPES.” These types of hacking have grown in popularity over the last few years. One sign in Ottawa, Canada, was hacked to read, “Zombie dicks ahead.” Another was hacked to read “Fuck Trump.”…

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Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

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August 13 is International Lefthanders’ Day, so I’m celebrating already! A long time ago, people thought that left-handed people had dealings with the devil and the trait had to be corrected. The prejudice is gone, but the question remains. Why are some people left-handed? Some researchers believe it’s genetics, but that is not likely the…

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AL Animal Shelter To Pipe Music In To Soothe Animals

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An animal shelter in my hometown of Huntsville, AL, is piping in music to help soothe the animals. This week, they began testing a sound system to pipe in music to the animals’ cages.¬†Will Roberson with Huntsville Animal Services says the idea came from the community. He says: “This is a concept that came from…

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Naked Chicago Man Charges Officers After Cutting Himself In A Shocking Place

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On Monday, a man in Chicago¬†cut off¬†his own penis and ran around naked at police officers. The footage¬†showed up¬†online showing the man naked and bleeding and shouting at residents in the neighborhood. He charged at a female police officer. The person filming can be heard yelling “Calm down!” The video ends with the man on…

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Teen Vogue Published A Helpful Guide For Teens And Parents Are Freaking Out About It

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¬†Teen Vogue published a guide on anal sex for teens and anyone interested in the subject. Parents are absolutely freaking out! The magazine touted it as: ‚Äú… The lowdown on everything you need to know about butt stuff, no matter who you are, whom you‚Äôre having sex with, or who you want to have sex…

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Top 5 Funniest Medical Codes

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These are some of the funniest accidents and injuries that actually have medical codes. 1.¬†W56.22xA This is when you happen to be struck by an orca. 2.¬†V95.42xA This is for a forced landing of a spacecraft injuring the occupant. 3.¬†V81.5xxA This one is for dealing with various types of falls off of a train. 4.¬†W61.62XS…

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Top 10 Obscure Words For Everyday Feelings

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We all have these feels, and we may not always know the names for them. Here are words for a few of those: 1. Crapulence This is for when hangover just won’t cut it. Crapulence is the feeling of sickness after excessive eating or drinking. 2. Huckmuck This is the feeling of confusion that results…

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Why Do We Speak So Many Languages?

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People currently speak over 7,000 languages around the globe. It’s astonishing watching people who can speak multiple languages switch seamlessly between them when conversing with people. These languages are not spread out evenly across the globe. There are more languages in the tropical regions than in other regions of the planet. The tropical island of…

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The Broadway Version Of ‘1984’ Is Causing Quite A Stir

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The dystopian classic,¬†1984 by George Orwell, has gotten its own Broadway adaptation. The play doesn’t hold back on the torture and violence, either. It has led many audience members to pass out and vomit. It even caused some people to get in fights. 1984 takes place in a dystopian future where a totalitarian government rules¬†the…

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Having Coffee In Bed Is Rewarding On A Whole Different Level

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This company makes coffee-infused bed sheets. This Australian-based company, Ettitude, makes sheets with bamboo yarn and coffee yarn. The colors¬†even have fun names like strawberry frappe, mocha, and latte. The sheets use recycled coffee grounds that would’ve been thrown away otherwise. The coffee grounds wick away moisture and eliminate odors better than most cotton ones.…

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‘Frigid’ Setting Allows Life-Like Robotic Sex Doll To Simulate Rape

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There is a new sex robot with a “frigid” setting that allows men to simulate rape. It resists the man’s advances. The rape culture implications aside, this is a big ethical problem. Since the robot can’t consent, is that rape? When faced with this argument, the creators say: ‚ÄúIs it ethically dubious to force my…

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Family Claims Innocence When Removed From Flight – But There Is More To The Story

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A New York family was removed from a plane after the mother had an altercation with another passenger. The family is claiming that they were kicked off of the plane because their 1-year-old kicked the seat in front of them. However, the airline says that they kicked the family off because the mother cussed at…

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48 Years Ago Today: Apollo 11 Launched

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In one of the most recognizable¬†pictures of all time, Ralph Morse captured the liftoff of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969. This date 1969: #Apollo11 heads for the moon. Anyone who witnessed the fury & majesty of launch will never forget it https://t.co/5eWqDJ42M2 pic.twitter.com/DvHoknm8Ok — Dave Stubbs (@Dave_Stubbs) July 16, 2017 Morse said: “You have…

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Top 10 Facts About Chocolate For World Chocolate Day

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Happy World Chocolate Day! Here are 10 great facts about chocolate to celebrate: 1. This is not the only chocolate celebration. Today is not the only celebration of chocolate. We also have National Milk Chocolate Day on July 28, International Chocolate Day on September 13, and National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day on November 7.…

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5 Theories On The Best Order To Watch The ‘Star Wars’ Movies

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For my fellow nerds, here are five different possibilities of orders to watch the¬†Star Wars¬†movies in: 1. Episode Order – I, II, III, IV, V, VI According to George Lucas, this is the correct way to watch them. However, is it really the best way? If you watch the prequels first, then the whole Darth…

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Mother Left Two Toddlers To Die In Hot Car To Teach A ‘Lesson’

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On the day her son and daughter died,¬†Cynthia Marie Randolph told the police a sob story about a mother’s worst nightmare. She said she was folding laundry and watching television while the 2-year-old and the 16-month-old were playing in an enclosed sun room on the back porch. After a half-hour, she went to check on…

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PA Woman Shoots Gun Near Inattentive Husband

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An Allentown, Pennsylvania,¬†woman is in jail after she reportedly shot a gun near her inattentive husband. Mercedes Rosario, 43, still lives with her estranged husband. She is in jail because she couldn’t post bail on her charge of reckless endangerment. Rosario became upset because her husband wouldn’t listen to her. During the argument, she got…

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Classified Ads Bloopers

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Here are some examples that prove that there can be some great laughs in the classifieds: Lost: small apricot poodle. Reward. Neutered. Like one of the family. A superb and inexpensive restaurant. Fine food expertly served by waitresses in appetizing forms. Dinner Special ‚ÄĒ Turkey $2.35; Chicken or Beef $2.25; Children $2.00. For sale: an…

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Equal Pay Among Superheroes? Gal Gadot Paid The Same As Henry Cavill

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When I first pitched this story, it had a slightly different angle. People were complaining that Gal Gadot was only paid $300,000 for Wonder Woman. It turns out she was actually paid that same rate that Henry Cavill was paid for¬†Man of Steel. Although, neither salary has been confirmed by Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, or…

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A ‘Pro-Life’ World Will Likely Be Full Of Dead Women

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are very much pro-life. But, are anti-abortion activists really that “pro-life?” They talk about a “culture of life,” but what would that look like? So far, Trump has reinstated a global gag rule, which prevents funding for organizations that provide reproductive health care overseas. He also passed…

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The Daily Show Opened It’s Own Trump Twitter Library

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The Daily Show opened a great three-day exhibit in New York City right across the street from Trump Tower. It showcased all of President Donald Trump’s most famous tweets. When asked if the presidential library should be opened after his term.¬†The Daily Show host Trevor Noah said: ‚ÄúYes, that‚Äôs true. Unfortunately, we do not know…

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Top 5 Reasons You’re Tired All The Time

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Are you always feeling sluggish and tired? Here are some reasons why and tips to combat them. 1. You Skip Exercise. You may think that skipping exercise to save your energy might be a good idea, but it really isn’t. Studies show that adults who exercise at least three times a week reported feeling less…

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Skittles Ditches The Rainbow For An AWESOME Reason!

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Skittles is releasing limited edition white candy with a white bag in honor of Pride month. They are giving the LGBT their rainbow to commemorate this month. These bags are being sold at Tesco stores in the UK and on Amazon as well. Some people are using the pride bag to accuse Skittles of racism.…

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Journalist Humiliated After Being Caught Looking At Anime Porn

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Vanity Fair¬†editor and journalist Kurt Eichenwald tweeted a photo of some anti-Semitic¬†hate mail he received. He was entangled in a Twitter argument with¬†Fox News¬†anchor Tucker Carlson at the time. In the background on the computer was a shot of a browser tab for a site called “B-Chiku,” which is an example of Japanese anime porn,…

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Video Games Have Emotional Benefits – You Getting Yours?

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We play video games for many reasons. Some play as a social hobby. Some play by themselves. Most play for entertainment. However, can playing video games actually have emotional benefits? Some say yes; some say no. Playing video games allows you to understand a bit more about what it is like to be in someone…

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Top 10 LGBT Pride Anthems To Celebrate Pride Month (VIDEOS)

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Although President Donald Trump is denying it, June is Pride Month. So, in honor of that, here are 20 LGBT pride anthems to rock out to this Pride Month: 1. “We R Who We R” – Ke$ha The pop star, who has hinted at being bisexual, penned this celebration of individuality after a rash of…

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OMG! The New Wonder Woman Isn’t WHITE? WTF?

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The new “Wonder Woman” movie has caused a lot of controversies since it is the first comic book movie centering on a female character and directed by a woman. The actress herself, Gal Gadot, is causing a stir on her own. The actress is actually Israeli and speaks English with an Isreali accent. Lebanon has…

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DC Bar Hedging Drink Bets On Trump Tweets During Comey Testimony

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A bar in Washington, D.C. is offering free drinks for every time President Donald Trump tweets about former FBI Director James Comey’s highly-anticipated testimony on Thursday morning. The Union Pub says: ‚ÄúThis ‘special’ will run til Comey’s testimony is over, or 4pm, whichever is earlier.‚Ä̬† President Donald Trump said that he would likely be live-tweeting…

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Trump Inspiring Kids To Act Like He Does – And It Isn’t Cute And Adorable

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Since the election of President Donald Trump, many racist words and other nasty phrases that he said have become almost normal. Reminder: they are still wrong and nasty! School children mimic what they see on television and what their leaders do. Naturally, children are using Donald Trump’s words to tease their African American, Muslim, Jewish,…

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Next-Gen Human-Brain Interface Developed: The Beginning Of The Real Life Matrix?

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Many people with neurological and mental conditions could find hope in new technology to interface with the human brain. The field is known as neurotechnology or neurotech. This technology is already being used for many things. Human-brain interfaces are already being used to reduce the tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease. Preliminary research shows that this…

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Trump Is So Toxic Addicts Have Started Calling Meth ‘Donald Trump’

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President Donald Trump is many things. However, his name has now become synonymous with… crystal meth. Donald Trump has become the most popular name for meth since he became president. As Boing Boing reports: “The study found that ‘Trump’ and ‘Donald Trump’ topped the list of most common celebrity code names for meth. In other…

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Man Seeks 15 Minutes Of Fame With Incredible Claim Of Outrage Over A French Fry Container

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Next weekend, three McDonald’s locations in Washington, D.C. will sell rainbow-colored french fry boxes. Joshua Feuerstein, the same RWNJ who freaked out over Starbuck’s Christmas cups back in 2015, freaked out about these fry boxes, too. He posted: “DISGUSTING! McDonald‚Äôs released their RAINBOW FRIES today in honor of GAY PRIDE! I’m tired of corporations trying…

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Review Of The F*ck Trump Lipstick

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Back in March, we wrote about the “F*ck Trump” lipstick from Lipslut.com. Well, I bought it, and it is amazing. It is a beautiful pink, matte shade. It goes on smooth and dries quickly. It is long lasting as well. It is totally worth the buy just to have makeup that says “F*ck Trump” on…

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Teen Vogue Gives A Shout Out To The Elephant In The Room With A Look At White Male Terrorists (VIDEO)

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Many Republicans are quick to talk about “radical Islamic terrorism.” Yet, they fail to acknowledge the fact that there are white male terrorists as well. There are many cases of white extremists committing terrorism as well. Teen Vogue¬†recently did an exploration of White male terrorists. They talked about the difference in reaction to Islamic terrorist…

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Police Using Cell Snooping Devices To Track Illegal Immigrants

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Law enforcement officials have used cell phone tracking devices to track down suspects in criminal investigations. However, they are now using these devices to track down illegal immigrants as part of President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants. Nathan Wessler, staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union‚Äôs Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, said: ‚ÄúWhile the…

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The World Lost A Beautiful Voice Today – RIP Chris Cornell (VIDEOS)

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I woke up to some very sad news this morning. One of my favorite singers, Chris Cornell, passed away last night. He had a nearly four-octave vocal range, and his voice was absolutely beautiful to listen to. He formed Soundgarden in 1984 with guitarist Kim Thayil and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. Matt Cameron later joined as…

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Dog “Hugs” His Owner As He Is Being Taken Away In An Ambulance

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A man in Argentina suffered a fall while pruning a tree. He fell six-and-a-half feet headfirst. When the emergency crews arrived, the man’s dog would not leave his owner’s side. Jes√ļs Heuche¬†is recovering from a head injury. His dog, Tony, did not want to let the paramedics near. Heuche said: ‚ÄúHe thought they wanted to…

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