The Khan Family and American History’s Hidden Muslim Soldiers — TIME

When Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of fallen U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, took the stage last week at the Democratic National Convention, they started a national conversation that has drawn attention to the role of Muslims in the U.S. military. However, while Muslim-Americans have been a part of the national fabric for centuries,…

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This Dog Is So Happy to See Her Owner After a 10 Days Lost in the Canadian Wilderness — TIME

A North Carolina family had a joyous reunion with their dog after she was swept away in rough river rapids in Ontario. David Kareken and his family were on a camping trip in the Boundary Waters area of Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park in early July when Kali, their 7-year-old golden retriever/border collie mix, fell into…

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Olympic Gymnast Accidentally Spends $5K on Pokémon Go in Brazil — TIME

How far would you go to catch them all? For Japanese Olympic gymnast Kohei Uchimura, who, like many others, is infatuated with Pokémon Go, the hyper-popular app cost him nearly $5,000 in Brazil. The reigning Olympic gold medalist and six-time world champion told Kyodo News that he racked up a 500,000 yen (about $5,000) charge…

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7 Medications That Can Make You Extra Sensitive to the Sun — TIME

This summer’s must-reads aren’t romances or thrillers; they’re the warning labels and package inserts for your drugs and supplements. As Consumer Reports on Health warned in a recent article, “[s]ome widely used medications can make you far more sensitive to summer’s sunlight and heat than you’d usually be.” That sensitivity can mean anything from a…

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When the leaves dance: thoughts on developing your voice — Discover

“If you dress up your language so much that no one understands you— that no one can find you in the sea of adverbs and adjectives— you’ll never really be heard.” Hannah Brencher tells us not to hide behind pretty or complex words.

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This 8-Year-Old’s Poetic Letter to Beyoncé Is Everything — TIME

A Redditor has posted a brilliantly funny (and hopefully real) letter by an eight-year-old summer school student addressed to world leader Beyoncé. Instructed to write to a person they admire, the student likely rifled through the nobodies in the third grade course catalog and chose to pen a letter to the singer who once asked,…

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Prescription Drugs Are Killing Us – Meet One Of The Doctors Who Just Published A Paper About It — It Is What It Is

Originally posted on Talesfromthelou: Source: Prescription Drugs Are Killing Us – Meet One Of The Doctors Who Just Published A Paper About It | True Activist By True Activist Posted on August 3, 2016 “The medical profession is being bought by the pharmaceutical industry, not only in terms of practice of medicine but also in…

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