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The Footage Of This Guy’s Calf Cramp Is Absolutely Ridiculous

There’s nothing quite as horrid as waking up in the middle of the night with a massive cramp. The pain is intense, and the visual that comes along with it is never pleasant. Watching your muscles seize up is typically akin to watching alien nonsense happen in sci-fi flicks. And the video that this guy captured of his calf cramp is a doozy. He was out playing ultimate Frisbee, and when he got home, insanity ensued. (via Reddit) Someone get this dude a banana! A little potassium […]

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The Reason She Refuses To Dye Her Gray Hairs Is Something Everyone Should Hear

The old adage about not judging a book by its cover may be a cliche, but it’s also very true. Many of us make quick assumptions about other people based on their appearances, and some are even cruel enough to insult them about their looks. It’s hard to ignore the hurtful things that others say to us, but one woman’s response to an online bully is incredibly empowering. After food blogger Rachel Farnsworth received a nasty comment on her website one day about her gray hairs, she […]

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Yes, This Is A Boy Chained Up Like A Dog. And The Reason Why Is Even More Heartbreaking.

This is the heartbreaking, true story of a little boy in China named He Zili. He’s 11 years old, and he spends most of his days chained up like a dog in the province of Zhejiang. The reason why is tough to handle. When Zili was only 1 year old, he suffered a head injury that sparked mental problems. He is often shackled to his father – like a dog. This story really highlights the problems with how mental disorders are handled in rural China. Zili is currently […]

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Grayson Just Heard His Father’s Voice For The First Time Get The Tissues!

When the Clamp family learned that their son Grayson was born without normal hearing nerves in his ears, they knew the road ahead would be tough. They thought he’d never be able to hear. Because he is missing the nerve that cochlear implants stimulate, they were out of the question. He lived without hearing for three years. Then, his medical team came across an amazing breakthrough. First used for patients with deafness from auditory nerve tumors, the surgery implanted a device on his brain stem. Here is […]

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Pelosi says 9.5 million now covered thanks to O-care; Byron York has reality check

http://twitter.com/#!/Steve_Jaye/status/450651452571021312 Nancy Pelosi is gushing today over an article in the LA Times: http://twitter.com/#!/NancyPelosi/status/450650031679606784 Just last week, the Dems were rejoicing over a purported 6 million “enrollees.” http://twitter.com/#!/PydePypper/status/450650783781228544 That’s quite a leap. http://twitter.com/#!/ommfgr/status/450651700794122241 http://twitter.com/#!/winojanet/status/450651354550132736 Well, the Dems have made it quite clear that facts just aren’t important to them. But we’re open-minded. We’re willing to consider where this 9.5 million comes from. The Washington Examiner’s Byron York took a closer look: http://twitter.com/#!/ByronYork/status/450665102145257472 Read it and weep: The Times says the numbers break down like this: 4.5 million previously uninsured […]

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Half Of Us Will Get Cancer. Here’s Why That Isn’t As Scary As It Sounds

New research suggests that 1 in 2 people born in Britain after 1960 will get cancer at some point in their lives. But it’s not the bad news it sounds like. 1. Half of all people born after 1960 will get cancer at some stage, according to a new study. Research by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) published in the British Journal of Cancer, forecasts that 1 in 2 people will develop the disease at some point in their lives. That’s a major jump from its previous estimate, […]

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