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He Was Taking A Ride Through The Woods When He Noticed A Small White Box…

A motorcycle enthusiast by the name of Warosumen was taking a ride when he noticed something odd. The forest trail he was using was very isolated, so when he came upon a white cardboard box, it seemed very out of place. He stopped to investigate, but what he found inside broke his heart. As he got close to the box, a small kitten poked its head out of a hole in the top. Then, he struggled to get free. YouTube The man opened up the box, only to find six…

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This Is Why It’s So Important To Lock Up Your Guns When There Are Kids Around

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_581951d866887’).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118325_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1”); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_581951d866887’); }); When a seven-year-old in Toledo, Ohio, found a gun in his home, he had no intention of shooting and killing three-year-old Tyrne Hoskins. Sadly, that’s exactly what happened. Last year, The Washington Post reported that at least 265 people were accidentally shot by children in 2015. Kids are curious by nature and are likely to pick up a firearm if they see one lying around. Despite many parents warning…

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Studies Show That There’s A Good Chance You’re Overmedicating Your Children

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Getting your kids to swallow medicine when they’re sick is hard enough, but could the way you administer medicine actually make them sicker? According to a study published by Dr. Shonna Yin, an associate professor from the NYU School of Medicine, parents are four times more likely to make a dosage error when using the cups that accompany many over-the-counter drugs. “Our study found that parents with lower health literacy are at greater risk for making dosing errors,” Dr. Yin told CNN. iStock googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’);…

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After His Dad Died, He Was Cleaning The House And Found A Devastatingly Sweet Note

Some people believe romance is dead… In the age of online dating, apps, and “hookup culture,” many people feel the days of love letters and grand romantic gestures are gone. There are no more great love stories, they say. While that’s all up for debate, you certainly can’t claim that romance is completely dead when you see this. While cleaning out his father’s old house after he passed away, Imgur user ButAnywayHeresWonderwall found a secret note under a bench. His dad had built the bench for his mom long ago,…

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What Tourists Saw Lurking Beneath A Kayaker Gave Them A Heart Attack

Everything was warm and sunny on a beautiful pier in Panama City Beach, Florida, until, like an ominous scene from Jaws, the dark outline of a shark was seen lurking beneath the crystal-clear waters. Watch as those looking on from the pier shout in horror as it heads straight for an unsuspecting kayaker… //launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js Luckily, this wasn’t a great white, but a basking shark. Though it is the second-largest fish in the sea, it prefers to eat tiny plankton over single-manned canoes. It seems this shark is just doing what…

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They Were Switching Off Their Phones For A Flight When They Read Something Awful

A pilot for Etihad Airways is being praised as a hero for delaying a flight from Manchester to Abu Dhabi. It might sound odd since it’s his job to get planes in the air, but he stopped it for a great reason. Moments before takeoff, one couple received a text message saying that their grandson was in intensive care, and that they needed to get there immediately. Flight attendants helped the devastated pair get that information to the pilot. Twitter / Etihad Airways The captain immediately decided that he couldn’t…

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This Mom Didn’t Realize How Necessary Flu Shots Really Were Until Her Daughter Died

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While Filming His Daughter Underwater, This Father Noticed Something Disturbing

The truth is, sharks have very little interest in being seen by humans, but one in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, couldn’t help but enjoy a close-up. A father and his daughter were testing out their new GoPro at Papamoa Beach, when suddenly a shark came dangerously close, swimming right next to them. (via Daily Mail) According to the comments on YouTube, the man filming was actually even hit by the shark! I know GoPro’s slogan is “Be a Hero,” but this might be too much to ask of…

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Alleged Rapist Claims His Penis Is Not Big Enough For Sexual Assault

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Defense attorneys often get creative, trying any argument to help their clients avoid going to jail. In the case of Jacques Rouschop, who has been accused in Ottawa, Canada, of sexually assaulting two women, one lawyer is getting really inventive. His attorney made the case that the man’s hernia “makes it too painful to have sex from behind, his stomach is too large, and his penis is way, way too small.” She then sent around naked pictures of Rouscoup for the jury to consider. How is…

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Teen Drug Use May Be Down, But The Number Of Babies Born With Addiction Problems Is Skyrocketing

Can you imagine being so reliant on drugs that even the thought of a new life growing inside of you isn’t enough to make you quit? According to a report by the CDC, more babies than ever are being born with opiate addictions, particularly in small, rural communities. In America, a baby with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is born roughly every 19 minutes. A study conducted in the early 2000s found that there was approximately one case of NAS in every 1,000 births. Today, that number has grown to seven…

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