Sperm Whale Beached In Spain Died After Ingesting 29 Kilograms Of Plastic Waste

A young, male sperm whale washed ashore on the Murcian coast in southern Spain at the end of February. Now, an autopsy has revealed the unlucky animal died from gastric shock after swallowing 29 kilograms (64 pounds) of plastic debris. Human junk including pieces of ropes, nets, plastic bags, raffia sacks, and a plastic jerry can were found in the whale’s stomach and intestines, regional authorities announced on Friday.  Experts at…

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Want to understand the Trump effect? Go see ‘The Death of Stalin’

Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, John McCain, and General John Kelly … or rather, their 1953 Russian variants.Image: IFC Someday in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be sitting in the dark of a multiplex as a trailer plays for the first big-budget movie rendering of the Donald Trump administration. No doubt there will be laughs, gasps, boos, and intense online debates about whether it’s too soon to turn our…

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Palm oil banned by Iceland supermarkets

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPalm oil can be found in everyday items ranging from peanut butter and chocolate to instant noodles Iceland is to stop using palm oil in own-brand products by the end of 2018. The Deeside-based chain – the first major UK supermarket to ban palm oil – said it was used in more than half of its products, from biscuits to soap. Iceland…

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Apple says its global facilities are now powered by 100-percent clean energy

Last week, Apple called out the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to rollback the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. The company cited both the obvious environmental impact of such a move, along with potential economic fallout. It turns out Apple’s got quite a bit invested in the latter.The company announced today that its global facilities are now 100-percent run by renewable energy. The move is in line with the company’s 2015 plan…

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YouTube Bans Firearms Demo Videos, Entering the Gun Control Debate

Google’s new policy prohibits promotion of guns, bump stocks At least one video gun blogger ditched YouTube for PornHub greater restrictions on content several times in the past year, responding to a series of issues with inappropriate and offensive videos. Most of those changes involved pulling ads from categories of videos. Google is more reluctant to remove entire videos from YouTube, but has been willing to do so with terrorism-related…

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Twitter Is LOVING The Thought Of Kim Kardashian Spitting On Tristan Thompson At The Hospital

Maybe that’s As seen here: BIG NEWS: #KimKardashianWest SPIT on #TristenThompson #TristanThompson at hospital over #cheatig scandal #BlackTwitter #KUWTK #KimKardashian #KhloeKardashian #MomLife #KhloeBaby #CelebrityBabies #MomLife #LaniBlair pic.twitter.com/su6Ba2N9Y7 — BlackPressRadio (@BlackPressRadio) April 12, 2018 Of course, this tweet-report is unconfirmed, but that isn’t stopping the Twitterverse from expressing excitement over the idea of Khloé Kardashian‘s baby daddy getting just desserts: Me finding out @KimKardashian spit on @RealTristan13 #PleaseBeTrue 🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/E7an3DZ94M —…

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David Hogg will take a gap year before college to work on the midterm elections

(CNN)One of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s most visible student activists will postpone his first year of college to devote time to political causes. Hogg’s college aspirations made national headlines last month when Fox News host Laura Ingraham mocked him on Twitter over a report that he had been rejected by at least three universities to which he had applied. (He was accepted by several others.) She later apologized after…

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Man, 78, held in ‘burglar’ murder probe

Image copyright PA Image caption The suspected burglar was found collapsed in Further Green Road, south-east London He remains in custody at a south London police station. The other intruder remains at large. Police said they were called to the property over reports of a burglary when they found the man collapsed in nearby Further Green Road with a stab wound to the upper body. One man who lives on…

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Tristan Thompson Spotted Entering Hotel With Mystery Woman From Kissing Video And Not Emerging For Hours! WATCH!

The plot thickens… As we reported, according to footage obtained by DailyMail.com, Tristan Thompson appears to be kissing a mystery woman Saturday night at PH-D Lounge in New York while pregnant girlfriend Khloé Kardashian stayed home in Cleveland. Later, The Shade Room published video from the same night — only this time the Cleveland Cavaliers player is seen entering a hotel at around 8:30 p.m. with a female who is…

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House Speaker Paul Ryan won’t seek re-election: ‘I like to think I’ve done my part’

Washington (CNN)House Speaker Paul Ryan is not seeking re-election and will retire from Congress after this year, the Wisconsin Republican announced Wednesday. Ryan’s departure is a blow to GOP members who saw the Wisconsin Republican as a stable and policy-oriented leader in a party shaken by the tumultuous Donald Trump presidency. He has been a fundraising juggernaut ahead of the midterms this fall, and helped translate GOP agenda items into…

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Mythbuster Adam Savage Has Made a Bag, and It’s Beautiful

Adam Savage is clearly overjoyed about his new bag. I met up with the gear-obsessed designer, former Mythbusters host, and Tested.com editor in chief at his workshop in San Francisco to see his latest creation. He's designed his first carryall utility bag, the EDC One, and launched a new brand, Savage Industries, to market it. With the same childlike glee he exudes on camera, Savage flipped the thing around on…

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Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of Congress, and the memes were glorious

Thankfully, there were memes. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had his big day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, testifying in front of the Senate judiciary and commerce committees for the Cambridge Analytica data scandal which has rocked the company for the last few weeks. As is with most senate committees, it was long, slow, and well, boring to watch for most. But with all eyes on a figure as large as…

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Laura Ingraham mocked this Parkland survivor. His response was dignified and swift.

Making fun of Parkland survivors is in bad taste. Turns out, it’s also bad for business. Conservative media commentators are getting a crash course in decency from the Parkland shooting survivors. The latest example is Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who mocked survivor David Hogg on her Twitter account for not getting into the colleges of his choice, writing: “David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and…

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Roseanne Roseanne Keeps Promoting QAnon, the Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theory That Makes Pizzagate Look Tame

On Friday night, the Trump-supporting actress had secretly been taken out and swapped with an imposter as part of a massive deep state conspiracy. Roseanne, Barrs 1990s show about a blue-collar Illinois family, spent 21 years off air before returning Tuesday to a massive viewership of more than 18 million. Trump called Barr to congratulate her on the ratings. Since the shows last episode in 1997, Barrs politics have taken…

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