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Artist’s Deeply Heartfelt Story About Meeting Anthony Bourdain Goes Viral

We lost a legend on Friday. RIP, Anthony Bourdain. It is soul-stirring stories like these that effortlessly spotlight the man’s profound ability to emotionally connect with people in mere passing. His voice touched millions, and we were all lucky to share a planet with him.  1 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 2 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 3 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 4 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 5 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 6 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 7 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 8 Pin It Via @toastasaurus 9 Pin It Via @toastasaurus…

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Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Common sense has bust the system wide open’ The use of medicinal cannabis is to be reviewed, which could lead to more prescriptions of drugs made from the plant, the home secretary has said. The decision was prompted by recent high-profile cases of children with severe epilepsy being denied access to cannabis oil to control seizures. But Sajid Javid stressed the drug would remain banned for recreational use. Charlotte Caldwell, whose son Billy has severe epilepsy, welcomed the decision after campaigning for…

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Donald Trump, the Insecure Pledge in the Dictatorship Fraternity

He is the strong head. Dont let anyone think anything different. He speaks and his people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same. That was Donald Trump on Friday morning, former leader of the free world, praising murderous North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. It set off a justified firestorm. Sure, his usual cheerleaders immediately jumped to, He was joking! Why are you libtard sharia Soros Pizzagate Killary supporters so triggered? or Dont you get it, man? Its 9th-dimensional quantum chess. Sorry, Im all out…

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This school showed the power of a simple name change when confronting a racist legacy.

The last public building in Virginia’s capital with a Confederate name is getting a makeover. Thanks, Obama. On June 18, the Richmond School District voted 6-1 to change the name of J.E.B Stuart Elementary to Barack Obama Elementary. Why does that matter? Stuart was a U.S. Army officer who switched sides to join the Confederacy during the Civil War and became one of the South’s top military strategists. Richmond school officials wanted to let go of inappropriately honoring a pro-slavery leader, and do so in a way that built bridges…

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Poll: Republicans Approve of Trumps Family Separation Policy

Nearly every day, voters have been confronted with heart wrenching being separated from their parents upon crossing the border into the United States. The president incorrectly blames his administrations policy on Democrats, but regardless of his attempt to pass the responsibility, self-identified Republicans have his back, according to a new Ipsos poll done exclusively for The Daily Beast. The poll of roughly 1,000 adults aged 18 and over, and conducted June 14-15, asked respondents if they agreed with the following statement: It is appropriate to separate undocumented immigrant parents from…

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Starbucks Pumps the Brakes in Its Home Market

Americans' long-running joke about a Starbucks on every corner may be nearing its end. The coffee behemoth is retrenching in its home market as it contends with sales growth that Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson acknowledges isn’t fast enough. The cafe chain Source: Company data, Bloomberg Note: Data is for fiscal quarters Although business abroad has been booming and the chain has been opening more and more cafes, U.S. sales growth has stalled for the company that brought espresso to the masses. With about 14,000 stores domestically, Starbucks is now pumping…

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Gaming disorder is officially recognized by the World Health Organization

Honestly, “gaming disorder” sounds like a phrase tossed around by irritated parents and significant others. After much back and forth, however, the term was just granted validity, as the World Health Organization opted to include it in the latest edition of its Internal Classification of Diseases. The volume, out this week, diagnoses the newly minted disorder with three key telltale signs: Impaired control over gaming (e.g. onset, frequency, intensity, duration, termination, context) Increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily…

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The Way This Husband Reacted To His Wife Winning Her First 5k Race Is Too Funny

“Not only has Stephanie had to take care of my broken self, but she has also continued to work full time, take care of our children, oh and also WIN her division in a 5k this past weekend,” the husband who’s currently recovering from a knee surgery wrote. “I’m so proud of her, and so thankful. You the real MVP.” “Zach is always extremely supportive of me and my goals,” she added. “When I told him I was thinking about running a 5k he was excited to see me complete.”…

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Yahoo Messenger is shutting down on July 17, redirects users to group messaging app Squirrel

It’s the end of an era for Yahoo Messenger, one of the first instant messaging apps on the market. Today, Oath (which also owns TechCrunch) announced that it would be winding down the service on July 17 as it continues to experiment and consider how and if it can have a relevant place in the messaging landscape amid huge domination from Facebook and others in mobile apps. “There currently isn’t a replacement product available for Yahoo Messenger,” the company writes. “We’re constantly experimenting with new services and apps, one of…

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GE Kicked Out of Dow, the Last 19th Century Member Removed

General Electric Co. suffered a crowning mentioned as a Dow candidate. Tuesday’s switch de-emphasizes industrial companies in the Dow, currently the biggest industry group in the index at 23 percent of its value, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Walgreens is categorized as a consumer-staples company, a group that now only makes up 5.7 percent of the Dow. Health-care companies are 13 percent. According to the index manager’s website, the Dow favors a company that “has an excellent reputation, demonstrates sustained growth and is of interest to a large number…

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Scientists Have 3D Printed Working Human Corneas

3D printing isn’t just for fashioning new toucan beaks or making tools on Mars – it could someday save you from blindness. For the very first time, scientists from Newcastle University in the UK have 3D printed human corneas, the clear outer layer of the eye that plays a huge role in controlling and focusing the entry of light into the eye. Over 5 million people suffer from total blindness due to burns, damage, or disease of their corneas, with a further 10 million people waiting for surgery to prevent corneal blindness.…

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