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  • Living Alone Is The Quickest Way To Die
    Increasing numbers of people are dying alone at home and not being discovered for days, weeks, months, and even years without alarms being raised… Read Full Article
  • Undiscovered Deaths Are Increasing
    Increasing numbers of people are dying alone at home and not being discovered for days, weeks, months, and even years without alarms being raised… Read Full Article
  • Top Stories

    • As his car sank into an icy river, he told Siri to call 911. It worked
      A man in Iowa told his iPhone's Siri assistant to call 911 after his car plunged into an icy river…. Read Full Article
      From: News CTV Top Stories
    • A new autoinflammatory disease has been discovered, and so has its cause
      A previously unknown autoinflammatory disease named CRIA syndrome has been discovered by researchers who then went on to pinpoint its… Read Full Article
      From: News CTV Top Stories
    • Recall: Goat cheese sold at No Frills, Superstore may contain ‘plastic pieces’
      The company responsible for President's Choice brand products is recalling some 300-gram logs of goat cheese "due to a risk… Read Full Article
      From: News CTV Top Stories
    • Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative US$25M deal with accusers
      A tentative $25 million settlement revealed Wednesday to end nearly every sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Harvey Weinstein and his… Read Full Article
      From: News CTV Top Stories
    • Coordinated Global Action Is the Best Way to Control the Fall Armyworm Pest
      ROME, Dec 11 (IPS) – A new USD 500 million initiative by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United… Read Full Article
      From: News Global Issues
    • Taking Bangladesh to Zero-Leprosy, One New Case at a Time
      DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 11 (IPS) – Sandhya Mandal has never felt so vindicated. For the past four years, the 36-year-old… Read Full Article
      From: News Global Issues
    • Steven Harroun to the panel on “Cybersecurity Risks and Realities” at the Telecommunications Media Forum
      More than ever, bad actors are using technology and preying on human psychology to take advantage of our citizens. Technology… Read Full Article
      From: News Canada National
    • Nippon Foundation Announces US$ 2m Support for the Education of Rohingya Children in Bangladesh
      DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 11 (IPS) – In the light of limited access to education for displaced Rohingya children, the Nippon… Read Full Article
      From: News Global Issues
    • Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Myanmar from Accusations of Genocide, at Top UN Court
      UNITED NATIONS, Dec 11 (IPS) – Myanmar will have "no tolerance" for human rights abuses committed in Rakhine state and… Read Full Article
      From: News Global Issues
    • Monthly progress update through November 2019 on drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves
      The Government of Canada is on track in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems… Read Full Article
      From: News Canada National
    • Minister of Foreign Affairs to hold media teleconference following visit to Germany and Egypt
      December 11, 2019 – The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media teleconference following his visit… Read Full Article
      From: News Canada National
    • Citing ‘distressing’ office vacancy rate, Calgary developer puts 50 properties in creditor protection
      Strategic Group has put 50 properties, with mortgages totalling nearly $651 million, under creditor protection…. Read Full Article
      From: News CBC Top Stories
    • In a backtrack, Liberals move to reinstate parliamentary secretaries’ power at committees
      In an about-face on one of the Liberals' parliamentary reforms in the last session, the government has moved to reinstate… Read Full Article
      From: News CTV Top Stories
    • Thanos creator blasts ‘pompous dang fool’ Trump for mashup video
      A campaign video that positively compared U.S. President Donald Trump to the genocidal ‘Avengers’ villain Thanos, who killed half of… Read Full Article
      From: News CTV Top Stories
    • Bundle up: Much of Canada will deal with extreme cold this week
      A deep chill is setting in across a large part of Canada, with the wind chill making some parts of… Read Full Article
      From: News CTV Top Stories

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    Health News

    • Ways in Which the Failing Lymphatic System Contributes to Age-Related Disease
      The lymphatic system is a parallel circulatory system responsible for moving fluid, immune cells, and a range of vital molecules… Read Full Article
      From: Health Fighting Aging
    • Why Some Reusable Water Bottles Are More Expensive Than Others
      Experts explain what makes certain water bottle brands more high-end and whether investing in them is worth it…. Read Full Article
      From: Health Huff Post Healthy Living
    • Scientists eager to explain brain rhythm boost’s broad impact in Alzheimer’s models
      Neuroscientists lay out the the few knowns and many unknowns that must be understood to determine why sensory stimuluation of… Read Full Article
      From: Health Science
    • A Survey of Existing Literature on Senescent Cell Burden by Age and Tissue in Humans
      Cells enter a state of senescence in response to reaching the Hayflick limit, or to a toxic environment, or potentially… Read Full Article
      From: Health Fighting Aging
    • Reviewing the Present Development of Biomarkers of Aging
      As this open access paper notes, a great deal of the present work on developing biomarkers of aging involves machine… Read Full Article
      From: Health Fighting Aging
    • Calorie Restriction as a Way to Slow Harmful Age-Related Changes in the Gut Microbiome
      The practice of calorie restriction, eating 20-40% fewer calories while still obtaining an optimal intake of micronutrients, produces sweeping changes… Read Full Article
      From: Health Fighting Aging

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    Political News

    • Rep. Louie Gohmert Says Name of Alleged Ukraine Whistleblower at House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Meeting
      Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) said the name of the alleged Ukraine whistleblower at the House Judiciary Committee meeting Wednesday night… Read Full Article
      From: Politics Gateway Pundit
    • CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Pelosi’s General Jerry Nadler Drools on Himself on Live TV during Impeachment Hearing
      Nancy Pelosi needed her generals to step up this week and Jerry Nadler did not disappoint. Nadler was caught drooling… Read Full Article
      From: Politics Gateway Pundit
    • SNOOZEFEST… Democrats Try to Impeach President Trump and ONLY 994 People Tune in to Watch — Compared to 31,000 who Watched Trump Rally Online
      The House Judiciary Committee debates articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters, Adam Schiff… Read Full Article
      From: Politics Gateway Pundit
    • Fake News MSNBC, CNN Refused to Air Lindsey Graham’s Opening Statement, But Aired Democrat Feinstein’s Trump Bashing (VIDEO)
      Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified Wednesday morning about his FISA abuse report before the Senate Judiciary Committee…. Read Full Article
      From: Politics Gateway Pundit
    • Antifa Thugs Terrorize Anti-Nazi Group, Attack and Rob Pro-Trump Cameraman (VIDEO)
      A hoard of antifa terrorists were back at it on Saturday, this time in Olympia, Washington, where a Hammerskins rally… Read Full Article
      From: Politics Gateway Pundit
    • Dem Backbencher Deutch Makes It Clear Democrats Want to Impeach Trump because They Don’t Like Him (VIDEO)
      What a complete joke. Rep. Ted Deutch tells lawmakers his reason for supporting impeachment is because his kids in his… Read Full Article
      From: Politics Gateway Pundit

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    Environment News

    • 84 countries pledge to raise climate targets – NHK WORLD
      84 countries pledge to raise climate targets  NHK WORLD… Read Full Article
      From: Environment Google News
    • Velázquez and Goya get a makeover, courtesy of global warming – The Times
      Velázquez and Goya get a makeover, courtesy of global warming  The Times… Read Full Article
      From: Environment Google News
    • Paleo-futuristic luxury tower stands out from a Quebec forest
      Montreal-based architectural practice MU Architecture has proposed a “self-sustainable” escape in the deep forests of Quebec…. Read Full Article
      From: Environment Inhabitat
    • What will the world look like in 30 years? ARUP explores four plausible futures
      It's a mix of speculative fiction and informed prediction. Which do you think is most plausible?… Read Full Article
      From: Environment Tree Huggers
    • High-latitude warming initiated the onset of the last deglaciation in the tropics – Science Advances
      High-latitude warming initiated the onset of the last deglaciation in the tropics  Science Advances… Read Full Article
      From: Environment Google News
    • Climate change-induced melting of mountain ice threatens global supply of freshwater
      Ice melt is becoming more pronounced and precipitation patterns are disrupted, in turn placing these water towers’ storage capacity at… Read Full Article
      From: Environment Inhabitat

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    Tech & Gadgets News

    • Useful Charts
      Matt Baker’s Useful Charts are 24″x 36″ prints that provide a great overview of a variety of historical and educational… Read Full Article
      From: Tech Gadgets The Awesomer
    • Eye of the Tiger: Piano Cover
      Musician Eric Case rises up, straight to the top with this exuberant arrangement of Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger, performed… Read Full Article
      From: Tech Gadgets The Awesomer
    • Cloudnola Texttime Flip Clock
      The Texttime is one of Cloudnola’s beautiful and minimalist clocks. It’s a flip clock, but instead of using numbers it… Read Full Article
      From: Tech Gadgets The Awesomer
    • My Job is to Open and Close Doors
      “What is my purpose?” You open and close airlocks. In Mattias Plhelde’s goofy, low-fi video, a spaceship’s door control system… Read Full Article
      From: Tech Gadgets The Awesomer
    • Axis Sling Pack
      Designed for carrying everyday essentials, Molla Space’s over-the-shoulder pack offers plenty of space for gadgets, sunglasses, chargers, headphones, and other… Read Full Article
      From: Tech Gadgets The Awesomer
    • Making Cookie Cutters
      Cookiecutter.com shares a brief look at a machine that transforms rings of metal into cookie cutters. It uses several, hydraulic… Read Full Article
      From: Tech Gadgets The Awesomer

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    Sports News

    • Blount lifts NC Central over Christendom College 109-28
      Jibri Blount posts 31 points plus 12 rebounds as NC Central romps past Christendom College, 109-28… Read Full Article
      From: Sports Fox
    • Harden scores 55, Rockets withstand scare from Cavaliers
      Harden scores 55, Rockets withstand scare from Cavaliers… Read Full Article
      From: Sports Fox
    • Brogdon, Holiday help Pacers rally past Celtics 122-117
      The Indiana Pacers overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to rally past the Boston Celtics 122-117… Read Full Article
      From: Sports Fox
    • No. 15 Arizona routs Nebraska-Omaha 99-49
      Josh Green and Chase Jeter had 15 points each, helping No. 15 Arizona bounce back from its first loss of… Read Full Article
      From: Sports Fox
    • Bothwell lifts Furman past North Greenville 90-65
      Mike Bothwell scores a career-high 25 points as Furman easily defeats North Greenville, 90-65… Read Full Article
      From: Sports Fox
    • Evee scores 17 to lead VMI past Ferrum 78-60
      Travis Evee records 17 points as VMI defeats Ferrum, 78-60… Read Full Article
      From: Sports Fox

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    Travel News

    • Canary Flex Review: Watch Your Home While You’re Away
      Worried about leaving your home empty while you travel? The Canary Flex is a small, wireless, and Wi-Fi-enabled camera that… Read Full Article
      From: Travel Smarter Travel
    • Night Memory Foam Travel Pillow Review: The Most Luxurious Travel Pillow
      Night uses memory foam and silk to make an incredibly luxurious travel pillow that will make you feel like you’re… Read Full Article
      From: Travel Smarter Travel
    • Bars and Nightlife
      Craft beer or cocktail? The post Bars and Nightlife appeared first on Matador Network…. Read Full Article
      From: Travel Matador Network
    • These Are the Airlines That Actually Care About Customer Service
      There will probably never be one carrier that everybody agrees has the best airline customer service, but there are plenty… Read Full Article
      From: Travel Smarter Travel
    • Where to Eat
      A wealth of diversity. The post Where to Eat appeared first on Matador Network…. Read Full Article
      From: Travel Matador Network
    • Traveling with Medications: What You Need to Know
      If you’re heading out on a long trip—or moving abroad—and you rely on prescriptions, it’s vital to your health to… Read Full Article
      From: Travel Smarter Travel

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    Entertainment News

    • The Masked Singer Says Goodbye to the Leopard and Thingamajig
      Four Masked Singers remain. In its semi-final episode tonight, the Fox reality competition series eliminated two more contestants, revealing its… Read Full Article
      From: Entertainment E-Online
    • Jennifer Lopez Tears Up Over Her First SAG Award Nomination: ‘I Feel Like I Already Won’
      Jennifer Lopez is feeling emotional following the announcement of the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, in which she received an… Read Full Article
      From: Entertainment People
    • The Masked Singer: Thingamajig and Leopard’s Identities Are Revealed During Semifinals
      Merry Maskmas! This week’s two-night Masked Singer special continued with the holiday-themed semifinals on Wednesday. Unfortunately, the Tree didn’t make… Read Full Article
      From: Entertainment People
    • Blue Ivy’s Stylist Manuel Mendez Reveals What Fashion Trends Your Kids Should Embrace
      With Beyonce as her mom it's no shock that Blue Ivy is one of the most fashionable seven-year-olds out there…. Read Full Article
      From: Entertainment Hollywood Life
    • Christina Aguilera Looks ‘Gorgeous’ As She Nearly Spills Out Of Bright Orange Outfit With Plunging Neckline
      Christina Aguilera took a break from her Las Vegas residency to wow the 'gram with an iconic fashion post on… Read Full Article
      From: Entertainment Hollywood Life
    • Vanderpump Rules’ Star Tom Sandoval Reveals Why Lisa Vanderpump Leaving ‘RHOBH’ Was The Best Decision
      'Vanderpump Rules' star Tom Sandoval is grateful Lisa Vanderpump left 'RHOBH.' He says she's much more 'present' now that she… Read Full Article
      From: Entertainment Hollywood Life

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    Animal News

    • 15 Very Good Cat Posts To Get You Through This Long Week
      Cats wearing sweaters? It's a YES from me!View Entire Post ›… Read Full Article
      From: Animals Buzzfeed Animals
    • Thread About Hank The Possum Living In Aunts Garage Goes Viral Because Of How Wholesome It Is
      “Gotta admit, that’s one ugly cat."… Read Full Article
      From: Animals Bored Panda
    • Cat Won’t Destroy Christmas Tree Because Of Tangerine ‘Force Field’
      Ever since his mom brought him home, Victor has been an incredibly outgoing cat, and not much fazes him. He… Read Full Article
      From: Animals The Dodo
    • Family Surprises Boy At School With His Lost Dog
      The holidays aren’t about what's under the tree; it’s who you’re with that matters. And no one understands that better… Read Full Article
      From: Animals The Dodo
    • Stubborn Corgi Refuses To Accept That The Park Is Closed
      For as long as his family can remember, Waffles’ two favorite things in the world have always been his toy… Read Full Article
      From: Animals The Dodo
    • Here Are The Top 10 Animal TikToks Of 2019
      Too many funny and heartwarming floof videos.View Entire Post ›… Read Full Article
      From: Animals Buzzfeed Animals

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    Food & Drink

    • These Old-School Oh Henry Bars Are Chewy, Chocolate-Peanut Butter Heaven
      Bake them for everyone you know this season. READ MORE…… Read Full Article
      From: Food and Drink The Kitchen
    • I’ve Been Baking These Nostalgic Christmas Cookies Since I Was 10
      Just the thought of snowball cookies brings up surprisingly vivid memories. READ MORE…… Read Full Article
      From: Food and Drink The Kitchen
    • Joan Nathan Has a Clever Tip for Gorgeous, Glossy Loaves of Challah
      Use this smart baking trick on any loaf of homemade bread. READ MORE…… Read Full Article
      From: Food and Drink The Kitchen
    • This French Toast Tastes Just Like a Starbucks Caramel Macchiato
      Starbucks-lovers, this recipe is for you. READ MORE…… Read Full Article
      From: Food and Drink The Kitchen
    • Here’s All the Info You Need to Ship Cookies Before Christmas or Hanukkah
      This year I'm not risking any late arrivals, and you don't need to either. READ MORE…… Read Full Article
      From: Food and Drink The Kitchen
    • Your Kitchen Cabinets May Be “Expired” — Ditto for These 4 Other Home Features
      Nothing lasts forever! READ MORE…… Read Full Article
      From: Food and Drink The Kitchen

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