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Planets Around a Black Holes and More Bizarre Worlds

Theoreticians in two fields defied the received wisdom that planets only orbit stars like the sun. They proposed the possibility of thousands of planets around a supermassive black hole. “With the right conditions, planets could be formed even in harsh environments, such as around a black hole,” says Keiichi Wada, a professor at Kagoshima University researching active galactic nuclei, luminous ...

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CBD to cure the common cold? Experts are split on its powers.

With cold and flu season picking up, some CBD companies are advertising their products as immune system-boosters — although the science behind the claim is shaky. Infinite CBD, which sells products in more than 20 New Jersey stores, posted a blog claiming CBD can “improve the body’s immune system.” Another company, Green Light Approved, hailed CBD’s anti-inflammatory properties to treat ...

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Convicted Sex Offender Wins State Election

In October 2017, news broke about sexual assault and harassment allegations being made public against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. This was the start of the Me Too Movement. It started with two women making the accusations against Weinstein and soon spread like a California forest fire with dozens and dozens of women from all walks of life making accusations against ...

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Holiday tips for those living with diabetes

It’s tough enough to make it through the holiday season without gaining weight, but people living with diabetes face an even bigger challenge. That’s why doctors are reminding diabetics to take care of themselves this holiday season. Bonnie Hessedal with Aspirus shows off blood sugar tester on Nov. 18, 2019. (WSAW Photo) Bonnie Hessedal with Aspirus Hospitals recommended that diabetics ...

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Walmart CEO: We Don’t Regret Stricter Gun and Ammo Policies

Walmart has seen “a little bit” of customer-dissatisfaction after the retailer tightened gun and ammunition policies in response to two fatal shootings over the summer at its stores, according to CEO Doug McMillon. “We think there needs to be change” in gun laws while also “protecting the rights of gun owners,” McMillon said Tuesday in an interview from CNBC’s Evolve ...

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Lil Nas X, not Taylor Swift? New artists dominate Grammy noms

The Swifties were in an uproar this year… even before the Grammys take place. That’s because Taylor Swift only received three nominations on Wednesday. Her hugely popular “Lover” album was passed over for album of the year, though the title track is nominated for song of the year. Instead “I,I” by Bon Iver; “Norman F***ing Rockwell” by Lana Del Rey; ...

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Could This Unknown Cancer Be Killing You?

Anal cancer cases and deaths are rising dramatically in the United States, especially among older people and young black men, a new study says. Researchers examined trends in anal cancer cases over about 15 years, and identified about 69,000 cases of anal cancer and more than 12,000 deaths during this time. “Our findings of the dramatic rise in incidence among ...

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Frozen II – What The Critics Are Saying

When the animated musical Frozen skated into the multiplex in 2013, it grossed a record-breaking $!.27 billion in cold cash. Let it go? Hell, no! Six years later, Disney delivers an uneven but sensationally entertaining sequel to the Oscar winner that pulls out all the stops. The songs, again by the award-winning couple of Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, are ...

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Is America Already a Socialist Nation?

For the past decade, I’ve been writing about the danger of allowing socialist Democrats to take control of America as their goal is to turn America into a socialist nation, but I have to wonder if it’s already happened. Consider how far our nation has turned from its foundation. When the Founding Fathers wrote the US Constitution, they intentionally started ...

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Is Bloomberg a Threat If He Runs in 2020?

It was recently announced that former New York Mayor Michael Ruben Bloomberg is seriously considering entering the Democratic race for the White House. The question is if he does decide to run, will he pose a threat to the other Democratic candidates? How much do you know about Bloomberg? Did you know that he is currently the 6th richest person ...

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