Baby Clings To Life After Violent Parental Attack When He Wouldn’t Stop Crying

All parents know that crying is part of the territory when you have a baby. Babies’ cries have developed to let parents know that something is wrong. Whether that’s a full diaper, needing to be fed, or just feeling bad, good parental instincts typically kick in right away to solve the problem. In Wentzville, Missouri, however, police are dealing with one of the most horrific cases of child abuse they’ve…

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How I Learned To Be OK With Feeling Sad

It wasn’t easy, or cheap. View this image › Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed The first time I didn’t feel sad about feeling sad was on Sept. 17, 2013. I was in my therapist’s office. More specifically, I was lying on a table, faceup, in my therapist’s office. Maybe it sounds simple, but it was a trick I’d spent years practicing and trying to learn. I do not mean that I…

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A Weird Duo: Health Insurance Lobby Joins New York AG’s Battle Against Pharmaceutical Company

The leading health insurance lobby is getting behind New York’s attorney general, who has cracked down on the health insurance industry in the state. The case is against a drug company that they argue is using an illegal tactic to prevent competition from generic drugs. View this image › Scott Olson / Getty Images The country’s top health insurance lobby is backing New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in his…

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33 Abandoned Places That Will Freak You Out… But Yet Make You Want To Go Immediately.

There are places on this Earth that are so alien, but only because humans have abandoned them. There is something about this lack of humanity that will make your skin crawl, even if what you’re looking at is as innocent as a ferris wheel. We can build things, but then, we also destroy them. Christ of the Abyss at San Fruttuoso, Italy Kolmanskop in the Namib Desert Abandoned dome houses…

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People Discuss Why Nothing, Including Veganism, Is 100 Percent Cruelty-Free

One of the biggest reasons people adopt a vegan lifestyle is because they’re horrified by how animals in factory farms and testing facilities are treated. Many believe it’s the closest they can get to living “cruelty-free.” That said, not everyone agrees that being a vegan means being completely cruelty-free. And they’re right — when you consider the child labor, forced labor, exploitation of workers, hazardous and extreme working conditions, lack…

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This Young Woman’s Death Could Have Been Avoided If Doctors Took Her Seriously

Stephanie Dickson was only 24 years old when her family found her dead in April 2013. The Edinburgh, Scotland, resident had been dealing with painful headaches, a sore neck, and dizziness for nine months before her death. She had gone to different doctors 14 times, and they all told her the same thing: that she was just suffering from migraines and tension headaches. They prescribed painkillers and sent her on…

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The Invention That Could End Obesity

A Michigan surgeon invented an apparatus that he believes tricks the brain into thinking the stomach is full. His Full Sense Device could be a lifesaver for millions of obese Americans and raises questions about how hunger — our most basic human impulse — even works. Bonnie Lauria was miserable. She was subsisting on liquids and a handful of foods her stomach could handle. Ever since she’d undergone gastric bypass…

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Where Most People Saw An Old, Rotting Cabin, He Saw A Work Of Art

Have you ever met someone and wondered how one human being could possibly accomplish so much? Whether that person’s your boss, your relative, or your friend who has a penchant for inadvertently making you feel inadequate, being around jacks of all trades is as inspiring as it is complicated. One person who would undoubtedly make you feel all of the feelings is a man by the name of Richard Aiken,…

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18 Of The Creepiest Billboards Ever Seen On People’s Drives To Work

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