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Stop Believing These 3 Big Lies About Sex

ShareTweet By Stephanie Long We are bombarded with conflicting lies about sex. Don’t have sex; it’s bad! Have sex with whoever you want, whenever you want; it’s great! Living as if lies were truth hurt me, my marriage, and those I love. But once I began to embrace truth, I began to heal and reverse the effects of living the lies. 3 Lies We Believe About Sex 1. Sex is dirty and bad. Well-meaning Christians say this to help us avoid the sin and pain of pre-marital sex, but when…

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Donald Trump Will Not Be Mentioned By Name On ‘Roseanne’

But “Roseanne” is not in too much danger of becoming a full-fledged ad for Trump’s re-election. The divisive president is never mentioned by name, according to Sara Gilbert, who plays Darlene Conner on the show and also helps produce it. “We never say his name, actually, in the show,” she added.  ABC A scene from the “Roseanne” revival on ABC. “It’s really about what happens to a family when there’s a political divide,” she said.  RELATED… Trump Personally Phoned Roseanne Barr About Her Ratings Download Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-will-not-be-mentioned-by-name-on-roseanne_us_5abfd674e4b0a47437ab6a32

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China and the Children Will Save the Electric Car From Scott Pruitt’s EPA

Efforts to put cleaner cars on American roads are being threatened. In a few days, The New York Times reports, the Environmental Protection Agency will move to weaken the regulations that demand automakers producer cleaner and more efficient vehicles. The existing standards, which Barack Obama pushed for in 2012, demand each automaker nearly double the average fuel efficiency of its cars, to deliver 36 miles per gallon. But before President Donald Trump, EPA head Scott Pruitt, or anyone else can knock that number down, they must tangle with California. The…

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These teachers work up to 6 jobs. Now they’re fed up and ready to walk out

(CNN)Craig Troxell steps precariously across a customer’s roof, marking hail damage from yet another Oklahoma storm. He still smells of the freshly cut grass from the swanky side of town, where he had just mowed lawns to make a few extra dollars. Why Craig Troxell still teaches in Oklahoma “I was looking at your STAR (standardized) test we took,” he told his class of mostly freshmen. “You started the year at a 7th grade level. Now you’re above a 12th.” Freshman Zach Ennis said Moy has made algebra easier to…

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Security News This Week: Julian Assange Has Lost His Internet Privileges

After weeks of unrelenting chaos, the cybersecurity world took a little bit of a breather. Well, relatively, anyway. There was still one of the bigger data breaches in recent memory, compliments of UnderArmour. The sportswear company's MyFitnessPal apps suffered a breach of 150 million users' data, including names and passwords. And while Under Armour says "the majority" of the latter were protected by powerful hashing, some were barely protected at all, making the potential impact of the hack that much worse. But hey, everyone makes mistakes, including the world’s most…

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Bad News, Music Lovers: Yo-Yo Ma Has Fallen In Love And Broken The Agreement He Made With A Mystic Who Gave Him His Musical Gift In Exchange For A Lifetime Of Solitude

For many in the arts community, today will unfortunately go down as one of the worst days in classical music history. All around the world, fans are mourning the loss of one the greatest cellists of all time: Yo-Yo Ma has fallen in love and broken the agreement he made with a mystic who gave him his musical gift in exchange for a lifetime of solitude. This is absolutely heartbreaking. The music world may never return from this horrible tragedy. While Yo-Yo Ma had dominated the music scene since 1986,…

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OK, We Need to Talk About Ready Player One

Fans of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One have been waiting on a film adaptation of the book since it hit shelves in 2011. Actually, considering the film rights to Cline’s story were sold to Warner Bros. before anyone had flipped a single page, some folks have been anticipating the movie a lot longer than they waited for the novel. Now, the wait is over. Ready Player One is here. But a lot has happened in the nearly seven years since Cline released his virtual-reality-filled geek fever dream. For one, VR,…

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Potterheads Rejoice! The Complete Harry Potter Series Is Being Re-Released With Every Word In Italics

Harry Potter fans, get ready to fall in love with the magical world of Hogwarts all over again, because something totally awesome is happening to the series: J.K. Rowling just announced that all seven Harry Potter books are set to be re-released with every word in italics. Hell. Yes. Even if you have the other editions, you’ll definitely want to get your hands on these. The limited-edition books will still tell the same story that captured the heart of a generation, but now every single word of the magical tale…

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Blind Man Left In Tears After Nobody Gave Up Their Seat For Him And His Guide Dog On The Train

“People can be so selfish, they pretend they can’t see or hear when I ask if there’s a seat available,” Amit Patel tweeted. “It’s so humiliating when I struggle to find something to hold onto & keep [my guide dog] safe at the same time, this is when you’ll see a tear running down my face. Life is difficult enough.” “Losing my sight was very lonely,” the man added. “If I’m traveling by public transport, I’m sometimes like a scared little boy.” This time, Patel claims he was forced to…

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RCMP investigating death of Redwater man – CBC.ca

CBC.ca RCMP investigating death of Redwater manCBC.caRCMP are investigating the death of a Redwater man who was found seriously injured inside a vehicle. The 25-year-old man was found in a truck in the ditch of Range Road 234, north of Township Road 580 at about 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, police said. The … Read more: www.cbc.ca

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