Muslim Woman Runs Boston Marathon To Raise Money For Refugees

April 18, 2017

The runner, who was the Its not only a victory for Khatib this was the runners seventh marathon but also a triumph for Syrian refugees. In a pre-race Instagram post, Khatib revealed that she was tossing and turning all night before the race. But, she wrote, she knows God brought me here for a reason. I couldn't sleep. Was tossing and turning all night. The weather is supposed to be very hot not acclimated to that. But I know God brought me here for a reason. As my buddy …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… $100 check to Democrat Hillary Clinton. During the election, I was called by Isaksons office and invited to attend a fundraiser, Rosenberg said. I told them that I would not vote for Isakson this go round because he has endorsed Trump. Rosenberg has known Isakson for years, and rejecting him wasnt an easy decision. But Isakson and Tom Price were just fine without her. Price went on to win re-election in November by some 24 points. But the man who was the reason Rosenberg had switched sides, …

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Here’s how iconic director John Waters ended up playing iconic director William Castle in ‘Feud’

April 17, 2017

… behind the scenes secrets of the latest episode, which set the stage for next phase in the acting legends Hollywood futures, their still-evolving antipathy, the unintended film sub-genre born of the surprise success of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? and the reason behind one of the series most inspired casting choices yet. Why was Episode 6 an installment that you were particularly excited to direct, as opposed to working on only the script? I was excited to do anything on any of the episodes …

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‘The Fate of the Furious’ director on Jason Statham’s journey from villain to kinda-hero

April 16, 2017

… think people would expect and, again, thats part of the reason why you go see the movie, to see why. Yeah, that was one of my favorite parts of the movie. Yeah, hes awesome, and Im glad he was up for it, he was game. Like you said, without giving up too much, its such a fun part of the movie, especially given that theres pockets of drama throughout. WATCH: That sick ‘Fate of the Furious’ tank is a real Army vehicle? Hell yeah it is More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ ditches the Season Pass (maybe) and its fractured community

April 16, 2017

… that there won’t be a Season Pass for Battlefront II. The reason, we were told, is because they couldn’t definitively say whether that would be the case, despite what Diemer said and expounded upon. It sounds like they weren’t ready to reveal this information yet, likely because the makeup of the Season Pass replacement hasn’t been nailed down. EA sent over the following statement to attempt to clarify Diemer’s remarks: While were not ready to confirm any live …

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UK funding increased to fight neglected tropical diseases – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… poverty with no way out. Yet they are treatable. “These diseases have been named ‘neglected’ for a reason, but I’m not prepared for them to be neglected any longer.” Related Topics Priti Patel More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP Video Profits – Unlimited Resellers License ZenNotify $1 Trial ZenNotify is our powerful software that immediately boosts traffic and conversions with innovative features.WP Site Guardian 2017 100 Sites #1 All Time …

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United Airlines, David Dao, And The Way We Blame

April 12, 2017

… order given by an airline (ponder for a moment the absurdity of those words outside of any context other than the prevention or management of an aviation emergency) is sufficient reason to be beaten bloody; for others, Dao must be shown to have been in some other, more personal way deserving of pain and judgment, even if that justification is a decade old and totally irrelevant. This grim two-step is especially familiar in instances of police violence against ethnic minorities (the shooting of …

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‘Kindness is everything.’ It’s also your secret weapon for fighting Trump.

April 11, 2017

… of practicing kindness at least if the resistance has anything to say about it. We know what you’re thinking. Only saints, kindergarten teachers, and muppets are perpetually kind. The rest of us typically struggle to get through the day without side-eyeing a stranger or laying on the car horn in rush hour traffic. But there’s a good reason why kindness has become a mantra for those fighting Trump. After doing something nice for someone else, studies show we feel happier: That …

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An app that wants to help you make friends, not friends with benefits

April 9, 2017

… people for random reasons. Your profile is private (you fill it in by answering a series of game-like questions), and you’re matched into tribes using an algorithm that relies on more than 150 factors that encompass things like personality, lifestyle, and beliefs. You can leave a tribe at any time for any reason, and for now you can basically join as many as you’d like. Over time, the algorithm will use machine learning to optimize itself into making better and better matches. …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has never been more timely

April 8, 2017

… Tale’ trailer is getting a lot of people talking about Donald Trump And that’s the third and most important reason why you need to read The Handmaid’s Tale now it’s full of eerie parallels to our present time, as well as warnings about how we should never get too comfortable in thinking that hard-won rights for women will never be lost. Every aspect of Gilead, from the “aunts” who keep the other women in line to the red dresses worn by the sex-slave …

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Male contraception just took another big step forward. Thank goodness.

April 6, 2017

Can these guys be stopped?Image: Shutterstock / Kateryna Kon When it comes to birth control, men pretty much have two options: condoms and vasectomies. But is that finally about to change? The results of a new study, published Tuesday in Basic and Clinical Andrology, are giving us a reason to believe that we might someday have a real solution to the age-old problem of male contraception. The potential answer to our prayers is Vasalgel, a gel that essentially provides an easily reversed …

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One woman is knitting woolly boobs for breast cancer survivors

April 4, 2017

… after her mastectomy. Sharon and her team of fellow knitters who she calls “knockerettes” knit around 300 breasts a month, in an effort to provide lighter and more comfortable post-surgery protheses than the stick-ons offered by the NHS. “My reason and purpose is to make life better for people in the throes of cancer,” Sharon says. “Breast cancer isn’t pink and it isn’t fluffy. It’s a nasty, horrible disease that changes people’s …

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Google’s Mars data center and weather control system are just a couple of its best April Fools’ Day pranks

April 2, 2017

… bubble wrap), allows the user to simultaneously enjoy the feeling of popping those tiny plastic bubbles included in packing materials while typing out a message. Once the message has been popped out, a Puchi Puchi reader rolls over the popped material to decipher the message. Yes, this is stupid. But for some reason, I actually want this. They even added a special version of the Puchi Puchi Keyboard that releases pleasant fragrances when you pop the bubbles, including air from places like …

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You use this word all the time to get through hard times

March 26, 2017

… the generic form of the word “you” helps people make sense of and distance themselves from negative emotional experiences. Consider, for example, sayings like: “You don’t know what you have till it’s gone,” or “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Those may be clichs, but there’s a reason people turn to them for solace. They make tough times feel less personal and more like universal experiences. The Science study conducted six …

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Yup, your internet service provider is now allowed to track and sell your data thanks to the Senate

March 24, 2017

Yes, they are watching you.Image: Shutterstock / Minerva Studio However much you hate your cable company, know that they love youand all the money you give them. Now, they’ve got another reason to love you, courtesy of the U.S. Senate, and the vote they just finished: Whoever provides your internet access will now be free to track what you look at online, and then, sell that information to other companies. By a vote of 50-48, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a resolution that repealed …

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The Story Of 2 Families And The Real-life Impact of Obamacare Repeal

March 20, 2017

… that employer plans routinely included but many non-group plans did not. But the plan was cheap for a reason. It had limited mental health benefits, and it didnt cover maternity benefits at all. It also had a lifetime limit on how much it would pay out, which meant that if somebody in the Gibbs family ended up with an illness requiring years of intensive treatment say, an aggressive cancer it was possible their bills could hit that ceiling, and then theyd be on the hook for the rest. …

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Coconut Oil For Dogs: 9 Amazing Health Benefits

March 15, 2017

… coconut oil for dogs is treating the aging brain of your dog. Coconut oil is said to stave off dementia in humans, so there is no reason why it cant do the same for our dogs. 6. Weight Loss LittleThings / Morgan Swofford Coconut oil contains two unique ingredients that make it an excellent alternative to boost immunity. Lauric acid and caprylic acid contribute to fighting off yeast overgrowth and bacterial infections. They are also antivirals, so adding coconut oil to your …

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Why hot chillies might be good for us – BBC News

March 11, 2017

The receptors are actually there to detect the sensation of scalding heat. Capsaicin makes your mouth feel as if it is on fire because the capsaicin molecule happens to fit the receptors perfectly. When this happens it triggers these receptors, which send a signal to your brain, fooling it into thinking that your mouth is literally burning. Is the chilli pepper friend or foe? Can you hurt yourself eating chilli peppers? The reason why wild chilli plants first started to produce capsaicin …

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Paul Ryan Calls Obamacare Repeal Plan An ‘Act Of Mercy’

March 8, 2017

… have found that, on the whole, access has clearly improved perhaps because critics exaggerate the extent of the problems, and perhaps because even imperfect Medicaid or Affordable Care Act plans are superior to having no insurance at all. Heres a quick rundown of the research: The GOP Repeal Bill Would Make Access Worse The main argument Republicans make about their proposal the reason they say it will improve access is that it would reduce costs. At first blush, the argument seems …

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For These Women, A Period Triggers A Living Hell

March 1, 2017

For Hannah Lenehan, 33, every month is the same. Some months I can control it some months I cant as well, she told The Huffington Post. During the moodyweek she is extremely sensitive to noise and gets angry for no reason, she said. Lenehan does not take long vacations because she uses up all the days she can be away from work as sick days. The last week of the cycle is the one when her period comes fatigue, irritability, severe breast pain, mind-numbing cramps, leg pain, diarrhea, she …

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41 People Confess The Secret Theyll NEVER Tell Their Significant Other

February 26, 2017

… cigarettes. If I’m away for whatever reason I will have a few cigs. She thinks I quit years ago but all I want is to smoke, endlessly. Like that episode of friends where chandler smokes a carton. 20. I have $100k in a secret, separate account. I have $100k in a secret, separate account not to hide it from her but to be the hero if we ever need it in an emergency. 21. Sometimes I pretend to go to work. Once in a while I pretend to go to work but instead I’ll go have breakfast while …

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