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Gabapentin Is the Latest Pain Medication Showing Up in Opioid Overdoses

It’s not an opioid, but a popular pain medication is increasingly showing up in drug overdoses, worrying doctors and lawmakers.<p>Gabapentin is a …

Pharma

New Human 'Organ' Was Hiding in Plain Sight

The interstitium, scientists found, is under our skin and between our organs. Understanding it may eventually help treat disease.<p>Lurking just under your skin might be a new organ only now identified for the first time, say a team of scientists.<p>In a new study published in the journal <i>Scientific</i> …

Virginia Tech

Decades Ago, Roseanne Got the Working Class Right. Can It Do the Same in the Age of Trump?

In its first run, Roseanne turned tired stereotypes about blue-collar families on their heads. Now, the show’s ABC revival might lead to another tipping point—if tricky politics don’t muck things up.<p>In 1988, Dan Conner made a promise to his wife, Roseanne. “Just think: when you and I are retired, …

Comedy

The cats do the hiring of staff at this cat cafe

Ever considered applying for a job at a cat café? How would you prepare for your interview if the cats themselves were the hiring managers? [<i>no</i> …

10 Facts About Tuxedo Cats

They’re usually relegated to groomsmen and prom dates, but there’s probably a tuxedo in your room or on your friend’s couch right now. Yes, we’re …

Royal Navy

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

Dad says daughter, 12, cried over being told she is ‘maybe a boy inside’ or ‘gay’ in sex-ed class

A father of a 12-year-old girl in Washington state said his daughter came home crying after a sex-ed class last fall during which she was told she was “maybe a boy inside” or “gay,” KCPQ-TV reported.<p>Jason Peterson — a single parent with four other children — told the station when he first agreed to …

LGBTQI

‘I Can Only Imagine’ film -- It’s time for anti-Christian bigots to stop mocking and start listening

The independent Christian movie “I Can Only Imagine” performed far better than anyone could have imagined at the box office last weekend, bringing in $17.1 million when it was only expected to sell between $2 million and $4 million in tickets.<p>Why? Because people of faith in this country are …

Religion

25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

Jokes

The hard truth about back pain: don’t rely on drugs, scans or quick fixes

Most treatment is wasteful, wanton and wrong, says the Lancet. The key is to try to keep walking and working<p>Back pain is the biggest cause of disability globally, and most of us will have at least one nasty bout of it. But treatment is often wasteful, wanton and wrong, according to a series of …

Painkillers

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Writing

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College

When my daughter Jora was in high school, she went to a talk I gave on the adolescent brain, during which I pointed out that high school grades don’t …

College & University

Why rhino's sad demise may not mean extinction for his species

Assisted reproduction may save endangered animals or even resurrect extinct ones.<p>Unable to stand and sick from old age, the last male northern white rhino was put down on Monday. The sad demise of Sudan, whose keepers loved him as a “gentle giant,” means that only two members of the species are …

Endangered Species

Will this futuristic flying car ever get off the ground?

The AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL looks like a mashup of a helicopter and an exotic sports car.<p>If sci-fi films like “Back to the Future” or “Blade Runner” — or even the cartoon series “The Jetsons” — are to be believed, the highways of the future will be over our heads rather than under our feet. And now a …

Flying Car

In rare bipartisan show, Congress rejects Betsy DeVos’ education agenda

In a rebuff of the Education Department’s leader, Congress’ spending bill diverged from DeVos’ privatized dreams<p>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Congress are on completely different pages when it comes to the country's education agenda.<p>For the second consecutive year, Congress has rejected …

Education

The Second Amendment rights of more than 4 million Americans are at risk thanks to Republicans in Congress

Congressional Republicans are jeopardizing the Second Amendment rights of 4.2 million senior citizens. At the same time, they have voted to funnel tens of millions of dollars to gun control organizations and support other actions that Democrats will love.<p>All of this is wrapped up in the giant $1.3 …

Guns

Genetic tests reveal tragic reality of Atacama 'alien' skeleton

Mummified remains from Chilean ghost town revealed to be baby girl with malformations so bizarre they led to speculation over alien life<p>When the mummified remains of a six-inch humanoid were found in an abandoned mining town in Chile’s Atacama desert 15 years ago, speculation on its origins ran …

Mutations

'Christianity as default is gone': the rise of a non-Christian Europe

Europe’s march towards a post-Christian society has been starkly illustrated by research showing a majority of young people in a dozen countries do not follow a religion.<p>The survey of 16- to 29-year-olds found the Czech Republic is the least religious country in Europe, with 91% of that age group …

Religion

21 Pictures Of Dogs Before And After Their Adoption That Are Guaranteed To Make You Cry

Every pet deserves a loving home.

Life as a Former ISIS Bride

After first being forced to marry ISIS fighters, many women in Mosul now aren't allowed to send their children to school.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Arabia.</i><p>"I have no idea whether I'm married or not," says NS*, a 22-year-old woman from Mosul, in northern Iraq. "And that uncertainty is …

LGBTQI

New Netflix Special 'The Push' Tries to Trick People into Murder

Since this is where we're at with entertainment, apparently.<p>Do you like reality TV but wish it involved more psychological torture? Did you watch <i>The Truman Show</i> and think, <i>Man, I'd love to see this in real life</i>? Are you eagerly anticipating a gritty reboot of <i>Candid Camera</i>? Well, great! Netflix has …

TV
Pets

Robots Smaller Than a Human Hair Can Starve and Shrink Cancerous Tumors

Monday, 12 February 2018 (2 weeks ago) <br>A new study with mice shows how nanorobots can safely shrink cancerous tumors by cutting off their blood …

How Marvel's Black Panther Marks a Major Milestone

The Revolutionary<br>Power of <i>Black Panther</i><p><b>Marvel’s new movie marks a major milestone</b> <br>By <b>JAMIL SMITH</b><p><b>The first movie I remember seeing</b> in a theater had a …

Michael B. Jordan

Growing Old Graciously

<i>Teach us to number our days carefully so that we may develop wisdom in our hearts.</i><br>— Psalm 90:12I have officially entered that season of life where we …

Evangelical Christianity

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