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Martina Navratilova apologizes for transgender ‘cheating’ comments

( CNN) Martina Navratilova may have apologized for using the word “cheating” when describing transgender athletes but the issue received farther attention over the weekend with former UK Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies saying trans females had unjust physical advantages. While she said she was sorry for “suggesting that transgender athletes in general are cheats” she …

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In 10 Years We’ve Learned A Plenty About One Of Humanity’s Oldest Ancestors

A decade after the discovery of two astonishingly well-preserved fossils of a species connecting humans to apes, a special issue of the publication PaleoAnthropology has been dedicated to all we have learned about these specimens. The papers confirm Australopithecus sediba ( Au. sediba ) truly was a distinct species and reinforce how strange and complex …

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It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guidebook to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from superstar cooks would circulate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, …

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If Being Too Clean Makes Us sick, Why Isnt Getting Dirty The Solution?

Today rates of allergic, autoimmune and other inflammatory illness are rising dramatically in Western societies. If that werent bad enough, we are beginning to understand that many psychiatric ailments, including depression, migraine headaches and nervousnes disorders, are associated with rednes. Perhaps the most startling observation is that our children are afflicted with the same inflammatory …

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I Tried Moon Milk To Fall Asleep When I Was Sick& I Was Out Like A Light

You don’t have to dare me to try anything once when it comes to wellness trends, especially viral recipes and holistic remedies. When people on social media were adding spirulina powder by the scoop to their smoothies, I, too gave the gorgeous blue-green algae a try( and, TBH, I wouldn’t recommend it ). I’ve sipped …

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Demi Lovato Shames Article Body-Shaming Her:’ I Am More Than My Weight’

Demi Lovato flipped the script on a body-shaming headline about her “fuller figure.” The “Tell Me You Love Me” singer, who has used social media sparingly since she was hospitalized following an apparent overdose nearly a year ago, took to Instagram with a message of positivity after coming across an article from The Inquisitr. “I …

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Accused Taliban and ISIS fighters uncover inside tactics, personal histories

KABUL, Afghanistan — Last summer, as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan was drawing to a close and the Islamic celebration of Eid was about to begin, a Taliban fighter was assured distributing propaganda leaflets in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul on orders from his group’s mullahs. He was also attempting to transfer an improvised …

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‘Gentrification without displacement’: Wire actor’s property plan causes cyclone

Wendell Pierce says his $20 m apartment complex, which includes a cafe and and art gallery, will bring value to the citizens of Baltimore Earlier this month Wendell Pierce, who played detective William ” Bunk ” Moreland in the seminal HBO television series The Wire, tweeted his excitement about a new block of Baltimore apartments …

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Moov gets into mindfulness with launch of’ Sanity& Self’ app for women

Moov, the wearable manufacturer best known for its line of fitness trackers with their accompanying digital coaches, is today branching off into mindfulness. The company is the latest to join the self-care fad, with the launch of a new app focused on mindfulness and meditation, Sanity& Self. However, unlike most of today’s meditation apps, Sanity& …

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New York Times slammed for ‘sexy’ yoga pants article

A New York Times opinion piece is get ridiculed online for calling yoga pants “bad for women.”( iStock) A New York Times sentiment piece is get ridiculed online for calling yoga pants “bad for women, ” and championing for the return of sweat pants. The article claims that women “aren’t wearing[ yoga pants] because they’re …

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