A woman who’s tackling revenge porn, and 9 other women changing the world for the better.

Despite facing numerous social and political obstacles throughout history, women have always been powerful agents of change. Every era has its heroines — women who inspire, empower, and offer the world an extra dose of awesome. Some of these women are household names, while others fly under the radar, improving…

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Overweight Teenager Surprises Everyone By Losing 139 Lbs To Fit Into Her Formal Dress

People want to lose weight for a variety of reasons. From the obvious health benefits it brings, to simply looking good in a certain outfit, the motivation to drop the junk food and shed those excess pounds is a step in the right direction. For Aussie teenager Josie Desgrand it…

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This Thousand Oaks shooting survivor gave a heartbreaking interview just moments after saving his sons life.

Warning: This interview contains moments that may be hard to watch for some people. Just moments after a lone gunman opened fire in a Thousand Oaks bar on Wednesday night, a local news station interviewed one of the survivors. Understandably emotional, the man talks about his survivor’s guilt, apologizing to…

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The Minte raises $2.25 million in seed funding to bring hotel-style housekeeping to luxury residences

As an MBA student at the University of Chicago’s Booth school, Kathleen Wilson was struck with an idea while looking at businesses that provided daily housekeeping in one of her classes. Given the density and physical structure of many apartment buildings, she wondered why a housekeeper couldn’t similarly push a…

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Drinking Coffee Could Cut Chances Of Developing Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s Disease

Sure, drinking too much coffee might fill you with existential dread and give you a stomach ache, but an overwhelming number of solid studies are showing how a few cups of hot steaming bean juice hold a range of incredible health benefits. To add to this ever-growing list, new research suggests…

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Agrifood the $8 trillion industry thats worth your salt

Esther Delignat-Lavaud Rodriguez Cannabis-infused drinks. Burgers grown in laboratories. Entire meals in bottles. Consumers, retailers and farmers alike are hungry for the next generation of food, and investors are beginning to acquire the taste, too. Early-stage investment in agrifood tech startups reached $10.1 billion in 2017, a 29 percent increase on the previous year. Recently, foodtech…

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Doctors’ son died 10 days before flu shot appointment. Now, they want to save your child

(CNN)Two physicians who lost their young son to the flu last year want parents to listen to their message, born of great grief and suffering: Get your child a flu shot. Approximately 80% of those children had not received a flu shot, according to the CDC. Laura and Anthony, a…

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Trump administration grants Wisconsin plan to make residents work for Medicaid

(CNN)The Trump administration Wednesday granted Wisconsin’s request to impose work requirements in its Medicaid program — the first such approval for a state that has not fully expanded Medicaid. Administration officials, however, maintain that these approvals are rooted in compassion and help Americans achieve self-sufficiency — a long-held conservative view…

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Pediatricians have just declared that spanking under any circumstances is bad for children.

20 years ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics started veering parents away from spanking. Now they’re outright saying “Don’t do it.” In 1998, the AAP issued guidelines to doctors stating that “parents be encouraged and assisted in developing methods other than spanking in response to undesired behavior.” Now, the nation’s…

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10+ People Who Found Ways To Cheat The System

Even though rules are often in place to keep things in order, some seem like they’re there to keep things less fun. Well, it wouldn’t be human nature if people didn’t try to cheat the system when the opportunity presented itself. Perhaps led by curiosity, perhaps seeking inspiration, one Reddit…

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