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Scientists May Have Actually Found One Of The Causes Of Autism And Shockingly, It’s Not Vaccines

Over the past few years, more and more research has been published revealing just how fundamental our gut microbiome is to our health. It can affect everything from our response to fear and negative stimuli, to our weight and mental health, to whether or not we develop autoimmune diseases such as lupus and type 1 diabetes. Now, a new study published in The Journal of Immunology has found a link between the gut microbiome and the neurodevelopmental condition autism using animal studies. However, it is not our own microbiome that affects whether or not we develop autism,…

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Badger cub saved after 90ft cliff plunge

More on this story and others from Cornwall Image copyright @fieldgrazer Image caption Tom Wildblood said the little badger must have been in shock from its ordeal You may also like/be interested in: UK seawater ‘warmer than California’ Beaver release a ‘momentous occasion’ New evidence reveals shipwreck’s secrets Image Copyright @fieldgrazer @fieldgrazer Report Report Picture of badger at vets: Amber Gardner, St Clements Vets

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Trump delaying proposed Putin meeting until 2019 – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Trump delaying proposed Putin meeting until 2019CBC.caU.S. President Donald Trump's proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has been delayed until 2019. In a statement, national security adviser John Bolton cited special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian … Read more: www.cbc.ca

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The ‘Guerrilla’ Wikipedia Editors Who Combat Conspiracy Theories

Susan Gerbic spent her career photographing babies at a department store in Salinas, California, just 100 miles south of San Francisco. Today, the retired 55-year-old has dedicated her life to something entirely different: Wikipedia. As a member of the skeptical movement, Gerbic is committed to promoting critical thinking, scientific inquiry, and empirical evidence—particularly when it comes to fringe ideas. In 2010, she started a Wikipedia project to “improve skeptical content” on the crowdsourced encyclopedia, by writing new articles about topics like people who claim to have supernatural abilities and improving…

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Bowing Out: Justin Timberlake Has Retired From Singing After Realizing That You Can Just Work In An Office

One of pop music’s most iconic superstars just announced that he’s stepping away from the microphone for good. Earlier today, Justin Timberlake issued a statement letting the world know that he’s retiring from singing after realizing you can just work in an office. Wow. This is truly the end of an era. Timberlake’s shocking message goes on to describe dozens of other reasons why he finds working in an office far superior to being a pop singer, including an anecdote of how he recently learned that in offices you’re allowed…

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20+ Of The Best Comebacks To Homophobic Comments Ever

All across Twitter, Facebook, and even in text messages to family members, people have taken it upon themselves to profess their homophobic views. Well, you can fight fire with fire or you can take another route. Below is a list from Bored Panda of people who had some pretty hilarious and perfect responses to homophobic comments (I think it’s safe to say George Takei is the comeback king). Scroll down below for all the snapbacks and don’t forget to upvote your favs!

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21 Great Advances Weve Made While Society Seems To Be Going Backwards

Cracked pays people to make smart memes. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get in on it. We live in a world where bad news sells. The news cycle is loaded with violence, terror, and depression, and almost nothing else. But, if you dig a little bit, you’ll find that there are good things going on around the world. Great things, in fact. This contest was suggested by JarOCats, whose optimism took us completely by surprise. 20 Entry by JarOCats 17 Entry by beaverdentures 14 Entry by Chan Teik…

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Body found in woods in Sagkeeng First Nation – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Body found in woods in Sagkeeng First NationCBC.caHuman remains have been found in a wooded area on Sagkeeng First Nation, RCMP say. The body has not been identified, an RCMP spokesperson said, adding the remains are not believed to be "historical." The discovery was reported to Powerview … Read more: www.cbc.ca

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Trump, Juncker Tout Deal Pulling Back From U.S.-EU Trade War

President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to suspend new tariffs while negotiating over trade, pulling the U.S. and Europe back from the edge of a transatlantic trade war. The leaders pledged to expand European imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas and soybeans and both vowed to lower industrial tariffs, excluding autos. The U.S. and European Union will “hold off on other tariffs”’ while negotiations proceed, as well as re-examine U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs and retaliatory duties imposed by the EU “in due course,” Juncker said.…

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Dad With Diarrhea Takes 4-Yr-Old Daughter into Bathroom Stall With Him & Hilarity Ensues

ShareTweet There are few things more challenging or embarrassing than dealing with diarrhea on a 12-hour road trip. Now imagine adding a 4-year-old girl into the mix, and you’re really in for a treat. Clint Edwards, the author of No Idea What I’m Doing: a Daddy Blog, ran into precisely this dilemma in the middle of “nowhere Oregon” on his way to a family funeral. Just two hours into the trip, “the diarrhea struck,” he details in his viral Facebook post. He had no choice but to take his 4-year-old…

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Putins Soccer Ball for Trump Had Transmitter Chip, Logo Indicates

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s gift of a soccer ball to U.S. President tweeted, “I’d check the soccer ball for listening devices and never allow it in the White House.” It turns out they weren’t entirely wrong. Markings on the ball indicate that it contained a chip with a tiny antenna that transmits to nearby phones. But rather than a spy device, the chip is an advertised feature of the Adidas AG ball. Photographs from the news conference in Helsinki, where Putin handed the ball to Trump, show it bore a…

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Secret Trump tape spawns thirsty meme

A leaked tape shows Trump and former lawyer Michael Cohen discussing a payment for Karen McDougal's story.Image: getty A secret tape featuring Donald Trump and his former lawyer Michael Cohen discussing a payment for Playboy model Karen McDougal’s story was aired on CNN Tuesday night. And one particular moment has spawned a thirsty meme. SEE ALSO: John Cleese very bluntly confirms that people in Britain don’t like Trump The conversation, which isn’t the best quality, was recorded in 2016 while Trump was still a presidential candidate. Aired on Cuomo Prime…

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A mom who lost her son to gun violence just won a huge primary in Georgia.

A tragedy introduced Lucy McBath to the American public. But now she’s working to transform that pain into progress. McBath’s 17-year-old son Jordan Davis was killed in 2012 after an argument with another man at a gas station over loud music. After her son’s death, McBath became a public advocate for gun control, joining Everytown for Gun Safety and appearing at the White House with President Obama in 2016 for a summit on gun violence. Later that year, she campaigned with Hillary Clinton during her presidential run. It was only…

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