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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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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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Australian Man Checked Just One HILARIOUS Item As His Entire Luggage For A Flight (VIDEO)

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When on holiday, most people pack the essentials, clothes, underwear, maybe deodorant, toothbrush, the usual stuff. Well meet Dean, an Aussie bloke with different priorities. Dean recently took an internal Australian flight from Melbourne to Perth and his only piece of luggage? One can of Emu Export lager – that’s right a beer. The solitary…

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Man Accidentally Shoots His Penis Off – But That’s NOT His Worst Problem

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If you ask a man what the worst possible thing is that could happen to him, one of two things will be said: either he will talk about losing his job or he will talk about losing his penis. So, when a man accidentally shoots his penis off, that’s a big deal. Right? Not for…

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Are You One In A Million? Check These Odd Genetic Traits To Find Out

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Have you ever had someone tell you that you’re definitely “one in a million?” Most of the time the person is just trying to make you feel good. But some people actually are one in a million, at least when it comes to these odd genetic traits. Do you know anyone with any of these strange…

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Watch Out! This Tick Bite Can Give You Catastrophic Cheeseburger Aversion

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Now that summer is here, we are all cowering in terror because of the ticks crawling on every blade of grass. We worry about getting Lyme Disease, anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Powassan virus. Gulp! People are spraying on deet, cedar oil, lemon and eucalyptus. We’re tick checking, showering, doing laundry every six hours. But it’s still…

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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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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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Teens More Likely To Go Crazy If They Live In The City

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  I live in a very rural place. There are turkeys running around, deer all over the place and even a family of black bears who raid my bird feeders. When I look out my window, I see trees, birds, grass and sky. I rarely hear traffic. A new study by King’s College in London…

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Scientists Create Human-Pig Hybrid!! (VIDEO)

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Every day, hundreds of new people are added to the national list in need of an organ. Many die while waiting for these organs. Scientists ponder certain questions every day. What if the injured and ill no longer need to wait? What if instead of relying on a donor, you could grow the needed organ…

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Sleep, School And Your Risk Of Getting Dementia

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As we get on in years, a lot of us worry about the possibility of developing Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. My friends and I have all started taking fish oil, doing our crossword puzzles and taking regular walks. NO one wants to run the risk of the terrible losses that go with developing…

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Man Tries To Help ‘Removes Transgender Woman’s Testicles’ At Her Apartment — Hint: Don’t Do This At Home

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A man from Denver, Colorado is currently being accused of removing a transgender woman’s testicles with a basic Army surgical kit in the confines of her own home. James Pennington, the type of person you would think to promote this exact type of action, is now facing felony assault charges after he admitted to the…

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Author Who Went Public About 1-Inch Manhood Writes Coping Manual For Fellow Tiny Guys

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“Micropenis” is a medically-documented term that denotes when a man has an unusually small penis. Ant Smith, who went public about his condition with his poem Shorty, has now come out with a book entitled The Small Penis Bible, it’s goal is denoted perfectly within the title: this book was created under the deep desire for Smith to…

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On This Day In History: The FDA Approved The Pill

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On May 9, 1960, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first commercially available birth control pill. It was initially commissioned by Margaret Sanger and funded by heiress Katherine McCormick. McCormick opened the first birth control clinic in the United States in 1916. From the History channel website: “In the early 1950s, Gregory Pincus, a biochemist…

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Think You Had A Good Night’s Sleep? You’ll Have A Great Day!

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  I’m a middle aged woman. That means that one of the things I’ve given up is the belief that I will ever again sleep through a night. Between kids, jobs, menopause and daily aches and pains, sleep has become an elusive goal. But new research has given me hope that I can still have…

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Not A Fan Of Colonoscopies? This Could Be An Easier Pill To Swallow (VIDEO)

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A colonoscopy can be embarrassing, uncomfortable, and inconvenient. They impact what the patient can eat the day prior to the procedure and can also have complications with regards to the sedatives and anesthetics involved. Colonoscopies can also save lives. A colonoscopy involves a tube being inserted into the colon which allows doctors to, both, diagnose and…

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Californian ‘Sisters Of The Valley’ Are The GREENEST Nuns You Will Ever Meet (VIDEO)

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There is an unusual commune of ‘Sisters’ on a farm in Merced, California. This is a place where marijuana is being farmed, processed, smoked, and used to produce various products. While these Sisters of the Valley look like traditional Catholic nuns, don’t be fooled by their headwear. They are actually an anti-religious group who follow pre-Christian…

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Synchronicity: One Heart That Beat For Two Athletes

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Sometimes life is just full of amazing coincidences and moments of pure synchronicity. The story of baseball legend Rod Carew and his second chance at life is surely one of those moments. Carew had a historical career as an infielder for nearly 20 years. He played for the Minnesota Twins and the California Angels. He…

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Look Out, Midol: The Green Ganja Could Be Taking Your Place (VIDEO)

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Menstrual cramps are more than just a slight discomfort. It’s a pain that radiates throughout your lower abdomen while you pop ibuprofen and clutch onto a heating pad, begging for it to stop. As it turns out, Midol might not be the answer. THC Long before people could buy pills, they used cannabis to ease…

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Feeling ‘Hot Under The Collar’? It’s Not Your Imagination

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  President Donald Trump seems to be intent upon rolling back or undoing every single thing that was accomplished during the Obama years, no matter the consequences. He seems to have a particular desire to reverse any advancements made toward slowing down global warming. His proposed budget would cut funding to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

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The World’s Sperm Is In Trouble

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A 14-year study, involving 30,000 men has come to the conclusion that human sperm quality has declined significantly. The study discovered that 56 percent of the sperm-donor applicants tested qualified to donate in 2001 because their sperm met standards of healthiness. In 2015, only 18 per cent qualified. Other scientists have discovered that up to 90…

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A Tadpole’s Tail…Teaching The Blind To See (VIDEO)

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  Scientists have made huge strides in transplantation techniques. People routinely receive new hearts, lungs, livers, and kidneys. There have been hand transplants and even a small number of face transplants. But one organ that has remained impossible to transplant is the eyeball. That’s because it’s been necessary to connect the donor eye to the severed…

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The Depths Trump Will Go – New Plan To Slash Medical Research Budgets Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

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Well if you can’t produce a healthcare bill that will actually do anything for Americans you might as well get rid of the vital research needed to combat illness too. Trump is now making a list of all the agencies he can cut funding from for the budget and it seems he might of found…

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The Future of Stroke Treatment May Lurk In This Deadly Venom (VIDEO)

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  Nobody is comfortable with the thought of suffering a stroke. When a blood clot or a ruptured blood vessel happens in the brain, the damage is quick and devastating. Brain tissue dies off quickly from lack of oxygen, and often the damage is irreversible. It’s a very scary medical emergency. Up until now, stroke treatment…

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New Smart Condom To Be Released (VIDEO)

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That’s right, technology has reached a new level in the bedroom and I am not just talking about looking at Facebook in the middle of the night. The I.Con is being called the ‘Smart’ condom, but it is actually a reusable ring. A bit like a fitbit for your penis. The accompanying app means you…

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These Japanese Moms Have Created A New Form Of Therapy

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Five moms in Japan are trying a new fad to deal with their post-pregnancy aches and pains. A midwife from Kyoto thought mimicking the way they swaddle babies. Otonamaki, or “adult wrapping,” involves laying on the ground with your knees against your chest with a blanket wrapped around you. Then, they roll you around while…

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Could Fasting Be The Solution For Diabetes? (VIDEO)

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In an amazing breakthrough scientists have discovered that a fasting diet has led to reversal of diabetes type 1 and type 2. In a video from USC Davis School of Gerontology their claim is that a fasting diet can repair pancreas cells by: …turning on genes normally activated during fetal development. This is exciting news for sufferers of…

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Paid Sex Work Takes A Whole New Meaning In This Swedish Town

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A politician in a small town in Sweden, Övertorneå, is toying with giving its workers paid sex breaks during the day. Per-Erik Muskos, a 42-year-old city councillor, says that sex is healthy, and he’s right. Having sex can have many health benefits. Logan Levkoff, Ph.D., a sexologist, said: “There’s a lot of positive health benefits [of an…

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A New Mental Health Issue: ‘Post Election Stress Disorder’ (VIDEO)

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Back in the day, like last summer, most people went to therapy to talk about depression, about loss, about breakups and family pressures. Now, however, mental health professionals report that there has been a sharp rise in politically caused anxiety in their patients. The surprising outcome of the election was only the start, as people…

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Bobby Kennedy And Robert De Niro Offer 100K Contest To Protect Children (VIDEO)

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The World Mercury Project, a grass roots program headed up by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to educate and legislate against the use of mercury in vaccines held a press conference today and put a lot of money on the table. Bobby Kennedy talked to a room of press about the lack of transparency with these…

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New French Law Makes Everyone An Organ Donor (VIDEO)

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At the beginning of the year France joined Spain, Wales, and Austria by changing their organ donor laws. Where in the past French citizens had to elect to be an organ donor, now they are automatically assumed to be donors. This is unless they register on a National refusal registry list requesting they do not donate their organs.…

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TRAGEDY: Zimbabwean Mother Gave Birth To What? (VIDEO)

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In truly bizarre news out of Africa, a Zimbabwean woman has been said to have given birth to a non-human creature. The villager claims she was expecting to give birth to a regular baby. When she went into labor, instead, she discovered she had given birth to a frog-like baby. The child did not survive. This happened in…

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REAL LIFE HORROR: You Won’t Believe The Live Creature Pulled Out Of This Woman’s Skull (VIDEO)

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Have you ever had really bad insomnia? You know, the kind where your whole body seems to be tingling with nerves, and you toss and you turn, but you can’t get comfortable? The kind of insomnia where every time you start to relax a little, some indescribably horrible image pops into your head and your…

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Molto Bene! Look What Can Keep Your Brain Young

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With every birthday, we all realize that we are inching closer to the down side of the hill. Most of us realize around age 40 or so that we don’t see as well as we used to. We start wondering why all the young people mumble these days. And we all feel that little jolt…

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African Nation Gives Women 12 Days Off Each Year For This Fantastic Reason (VIDEO)

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African nation, Zambia has an interesting labor law. It says that women are entitled to take one day a month off for their period. This day is referred to as ‘mother’s day’ and is for all women including those who do not have children. The law has been in for two years and makes Zambia…

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Scientists Make A Pig-Human Hybrid In Transplant Hope (VIDEO)

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Science has taken a huge new step. For the purpose of growing organs suitable for human transplant, scientists have managed to create a pig-human hybrid. It is the first time that two distantly-related species have been blended to create an embryo. The idea has raised a lot of eyebrows and of course has many ethical concerns.…

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‘Number Two’ Implants Could Be A New Autism Medical Breakthrough (VIDEO)

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The thought of a ‘poop’ transplant might well give the average person the creeps. Yet Fecal Transplantation is a medical breakthrough within the last decade that seems to be proving to be more of a success everyday. Yes it is as strange as it sounds, they take someone with healthy ‘poop’ and put it in your colon.…

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Find Your Inner Social Spirituality With Beer Yoga (VIDEO)

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Yoga is definitely one of the most popular ways to stay healthy and find that inner spiritual connection you lack in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But, if you are looking for something a little more social that you can do but still reap the benefits the new fad of beer yoga might…

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Spicy Foods Could Help You Live Longer

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According to new research, eating spicy foods can help you live longer. The findings show: “In this large prospective study, we observed an inverse relationship between hot red chili pepper consumption and all-cause mortality, after adjusting for potential confounders. Adults who consumed hot red chili peppers had a 13% lower hazard of death, compared to those who…

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Woman Makes Love To Doll And Tells Us About It

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Disclaimer: This is adult content. This is not appropriate for young readers. Sex columnist Karley Sciortino, 31, had a 20-minute session with Gabriel, a realistic-looking sex doll. She was testing him for a documentary on the dolls. The experiment was to see if women could have sex with a doll. Many people believe that only men can…

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Could LSD Relieve Depression Symptoms?

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Ayelet Waldman has struggled with depression and mood disorder during her entire life. She is a best-selling author, a wife, and a mother; however, her mental illness threatened that. She would be kind and funny on good days; however, on bad days, she would snap at everyone. She had trouble getting a diagnosis and getting…

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Latest Fashion Trend: Tape Your Neck Skin Together

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Apparently, a lot of people are ashamed of ageing and looking their age, or at least that’s what the people behind Nexsey think. They have sold out of them. Nexsey is a medical-grade tape designed to “improve your looks.” People are using it to tape together their loose neck skin. From the website: “As we age,…

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Woman Forced To Carry Around Her Intestines In A Plastic Bag For 20 Years (VIDEO)

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A botched surgery, or any type of operation, can leave long-term effects on a person’s body. Many people are left with a disfigurement that can last them the rest of their lives. In some cases, individuals can recuperate after being subjected to botched surgeries, but they are never back to being 100 percent. A popular…

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STUDY: Zombie Apocalypse Would Wipe Us Out Within 100 Days

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I love zombie movies and shows. The Walking Dead is awesome and very popular. Have you ever wondered what would happen in a real life zombie apocalypse? These researchers have looked at hypothetical virus outbreaks like those depicted in movies and television. This research was published in the University of Leicester’s peer-reviewed Journal of Physics Special Topics.…

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Baby Got Back… And Brains!

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Being overweight is unhealthy, but a new study says carrying a bit of weight on your backside might not be so bad. Researchers at the University of Oxford and Churchill Hospital in the United Kingdom found that people carrying a bit of extra weight in the butt and thigh area have a lowered risk of…

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New Year, New… *Face-Palm*

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Congratulations! You’ve successfully made it through the first half of 2017’s first week. As Americans nationwide return to work and semi-sobriety, many of our New Years Resolutions have already succumbed to the stages of bargaining and acceptance as we realize that 2016 wasn’t just a bad dream, that our old notion of “Same Shit, Different…

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Japanese Bathrooms Accommodate Your Phone With All New Toilet Paper (VIDEO)

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Looking to make sure that your phone is clean and free of unwanted bacteria after that faithful and inevitable trip to the porcelain throne? Look no further than the island nation of Japan, and its unique take on toilet paper which aims to keep your gadgets free of germs. NTT Docomo a telecommunications giant in…

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Self Driving Vehicles May Cause Thousands Of Deaths Each Year (VIDEO)

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Companies like Google, Uber, and Tesla have been on the cutting edge with their automated cars. The goal would eventually be to fill up the streets and highways with cars that could drive themselves. This idea is both ecologically and economically smart but it does pose one small problem, fewer accidents and casualties. You are…

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Breakfast Of Champions: The Placenta Smoothie (VIDEO)

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The sun slowly breaches the horizon; the birds begin chirping, and your alarm quietly starts to buzz. Ahhhh another morning, another chance at a full and healthy day, including a well-balanced diet. However, when you are perusing the kitchen while your coffee brews I have a sneaking suspicion you aren’t reaching for the berries and…

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