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This Underwear Lets You Get Your Period On Politicians Who Aren’t Pro-Women

by LesleyCTrainer
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Period panty makers added a new feature to their product: pictures of politicians who don’t support women’s rights. Cute Fruit Undies is selling a new line called Bloody Marys, which feature pictures of politicians of your choosing. The high-waisted panties are leakproof, anti-bacterial and made out of moisture-wicking fabric so they don’t feel wet. They also come with attachable heat packs to soothe cramps. You can have your period all over John Kasich, who defunded Planned Parenthood in Ohio. The politicians’ faces are sewn into the panties. You can pick from politicians like Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and […]

6 Apps You Don’t Want To Miss

by LesleyCTrainer
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6 Apps You Don’t Want To Miss (11/3/2012) Pandora Pandora updated its mobile app this week, finally bringing features available in the web version of the service to mobile. The biggest update to the iPhone and Android apps since launch, the updated app makes it easier to access different stations, rename stations you’ve already created, and view station details. You can also spice up an existing station on the fly by adding additional artists, genres, or tracks to the mix. Movember Mobile It’s November, which means it’s time for Movember, a yearly month-long moustache-growing charity event that raises awareness and […]

How College Wrestling Star "Tiger Mandingo" Became An HIV Scapegoat

by LesleyCTrainer
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“Everyone wanted a piece of him, until he had HIV.” View this image › Justine Zwiebel for BuzzFeed ST. CHARLES, Mo. — In January 2013, a white male college student in Missouri noticed a profile on a gay mobile hookup app for a black guy with ripped abs and a chiseled chest with the username “Tiger Mandingo.” “I am more into white guys, but I like black guys,” the student told BuzzFeed. He connected with Tiger because he was “gorgeous, he had great legs, and he was well-endowed.” The student at Lindenwood University in the St. Louis suburb of St. […]

Gene Therapy Boosts Deaf Guinea Pigs’ Cochlear Implants

by LesleyCTrainer
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  Bolstering cochlear implants with gene therapy may help people with varying degrees of deafness regrow their auditory nerves. Scientists have found a way to get implants to inject genes for a growth factor into the inner ear. The method has already improved the effectiveness of cochlear implants in deaf guinea pigs (real rodents, not metaphorically speaking).    Hearing loss usually occurs with the loss of cochlear hair cells. These specialized cells in the auditory portion of the inner ear help convert acoustic vibrations into electrical impulses — this is the process that allows us to hear sounds. Cochlear implants, […]

Sophia Bush Isn’t Playing By Hollywood’s Rules

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While most celebrity Twitter feeds are dominated by endless selfies, mindless musings, and photos designed to incite FOMO, the Chicago P.D. star is using social media to connect with fans on a personal level and inspire change — 140 characters at a time. View this image › Getty Images While the roles Sophia Bush has played over her 12-year career have varied wildly — from One Tree Hill’s dramatic cheerleader-turned-fashion-designer Brooke Davis to Chicago P.D.’s junkie-turned-detective Erin Lindsay — there is one trait every character she takes on shares: “I could never play someone who didn’t have an opinion,” Bush […]