Jul 18, 2018

TURTLEBOY MANAGES TO SLAM ALL GED GRADUATES WHILE HOLDING UP ONE SILLY PERSON TO RIDICULE.

 had to go to evening school for the dumb kids 

Jul 15, 2018

Find all the summer stars with this panoramic video

Many of us take time in the summer to get away from it all, and that happens to be the perfect place for some stargazing. "Skunk Bear," NPR's science show, explains how to find the most prominent constellations in the Northern Hemisphere's summer sky.
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To global health advocates, there’s no breastfeeding debate: 'It becomes a matter of life and death'

The U.S. appeared to push back aggressively on a World Health Organization resolution this week, but experts say that using formula is rarely necessary — and that in many parts of the world, it can be deadly for babies. That can be because of unclean water supplies or because the cost of formula leads poor mothers to overdilute it.

And because babies get so much from breast milk, researchers say it’s the best choice even for very sick or malnourished mothers.

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The military said it needed their skills and offered a shortcut to citizenship. Years later, that is being yanked away

Dozens of immigrants have been discharged from the Army in the past few weeks, with little or no explanation. Hundreds more are jammed in processing as layer after layer of security checks have been added to the program. “The solution is, 'Let's just get rid of these people because it's too much trouble to process them,' " says a retired soldier who helped create the recruitment plan.

All this comes despite the military still desperately needing the immigrants' language, medical and technical skills.

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Lion and lyre and bears: A 360-degree journey through the night sky in summer

In ancient times, the stars were full of epic stories of gods and heroes and monsters. We have Netflix now, but it’s still nice to get away from the bright lights and look out at the universe. Adam Cole of NPR’s Skunk Bear science show demonstrates how to use Ursa Major to find some of the Northern Hemisphere's most brilliant constellations.

He’ll tell you a few of the old tales as well.

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'This became more about us, about me, about our need to win': A minister explains why he left the fight against abortion rights

For 20 years, Rob Schenck was one of the loudest voices in front of abortion clinics, leading hundreds and sometimes thousands in blocking entrances. While he says they did arrange some adoptions, it mostly amounted to intimidating women and providers making what he now views as difficult personal decisions.

"I live with regret. I remember women — some of them quite young — being very distraught, very frightened, some very angry. ... I became very callous to that."

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In no-longer-at-war Ethiopia and Eritrea, they’re just calling to say 'we missed you'

The two nations went to war a quarter-century ago, and the border and even phone lines between them had been shut down ever since. A week ago, the country’s leaders met, embraced and declared an end to hostilities, and a new era of connection and cooperation. Residents of the long-divided neighbors were overjoyed.

Some grabbed the phone and rang up random people on the other side of the border just to celebrate together.

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