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Random Company Will Pay Man’s Drunken $1,600 Uber Fare As Thank You For Not Drinking and Driving

Random Company Will Pay Man’s Drunken $1,600 Uber Fare As Thank You For Not Drinking and Driving

After a night of partying in West Virginia, Kenny Bachman was ready to head home and get a good nights sleep. Though he does not remember doing it, he ordered himself an Uber so he could safely get back to his friend’s house near the West Virginia University campus. A few hours after getting into the car, however, he woke up to find himself more than two hours into the 300-mile journey to his home in New Jersey. Since he had also accidentally ordered himself an Uber XL, rather than a regular car, the fare was doubled from $800 to...

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Female Police Officer Retires From The Force To Help Charities

Terisa Clarke a policewoman officer from Dublin has made the news recently for the best of reasons. She made headlines for her charitable and selfless actions both recently and throughout the course of her professional career. Over 10 years of dedication to the force was soon given up when an epiphany became her, she decided to give her energy and time to charitable causes by involving herself in specific organisations that deal with the homeless in Ireland. While she assures the community that she would love to continue to protect and serve, she feels as if her policing can only do...

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Surprise Finding Could Lead to New MS Treatments

Surprise Finding Could Lead to New MS Treatments

A surprise finding by medical scientists may lead to the development of a possible treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS). While examining human brain tissues, researchers from the University of Alberta and McGill University unexpectedly found that the tissues from people who had MS contained an extremely high level of a protein named calnexin, compared with those who hadn’t had MS. The researchers then tested the susceptibility of mice lacking calnexin to the mouse model of human MS (experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis), and were astonished to find that the mice lacking the protein were completely resistant to the disease. The causes of...

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Rockin' chairs! Where are you sitting?

Rockin' chairs! Where are you sitting?

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That Ridiculous Voice We Use to Talk to Dogs? They Actually Love It, Paper Shows

That Ridiculous Voice We Use to Talk to Dogs? They Actually Love It, Paper Shows

A high-pitched voice and exaggerated emotion when interacting with a dog will get you a long way, science says. University of York researchers say that the way we speak to our dog-friends is a key relationship building element between pet and owner. The effect is similar to how ‘baby-talk' helps adults bond with babies. Whosagoodbooooy? Previous research suggests that talking to a puppy in a high-pitched voice, with the customary exaggerated amount of emotion, helps improve engagement. New research from the University of York tested whether this effect holds true for adult dogs as well. Their results suggest that using this "dog-speak" can also...

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