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Chicago’s last SEARS to close for good…

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Eating nuts could boost fertility in men, according to a new study

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Shutterstock A new study has found eating two handfuls of nuts a day could improve men’s sperm counts. Only fertile men were studied, so more research is needed to find out whether men with fertility problems would get the same benefits. This research comes after an alarming study found that men’s sperm counts in the western world have been dropping since 1973. Nuts are high in vitamins and fibre, and there’s also some evidence they may be good for keeping your heart healthy. According to a new study, presented by the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, eating nuts […]

These are the 10 clothing brands that teens are obsessed with

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Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Piper Jaffray surveyed 6,000 teens across the US to find out how they are spending their money. Overall, teen spending was up 2% this year compared to the previous year.  Athletic brands continued to dominate the apparel and footwear rankings, with Nike coming in first place.  Teen shoppers are big business for retailers.  According to Piper Jaffray’s semi-annual survey of teen spending habits, released in April, Gen X is responsible for 7% of retail sales in the US. In the past year, their spending increased 2%. These younger consumers are driving change in retail – the report showed that, overall, […]

I tried an earwax removal method that involves putting candles in my ears— and it was oddly satisfying

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Marina Nazario My boyfriend came home from work one day with a few candles wrapped in an odd-looking package. They were the tall, thin type of candles that I didn’t have a vase for, so I asked him what he planned on putting them in. “My ear!” he said all too casually. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Sneaky ways Costco gets you to buy more See Also: 9 easy ways to cut calories and lose weightHere’s why people are giving up plastic straws — and why you should consider it tooHere’s what you should […]

An angry mob slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in a revenge attack following the death of a villager in Indonesia

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Irianti/AP An angry mob slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles at a breeding ground in the Indonesian province of West Papua after a villager was killed by one of the reptiles on Friday morning.  The local man was killed by crocodiles after entering the area around the breeding pond. Following the man’s funeral, villagers entered the farm armed with knives, shovels, and hammers where they proceeded to kill 292 crocodiles.  The farm had been given a license to breed protected saltwater and New Guinea crocodiles in for preservation. An angry mob armed with knives, shovels and hammers have slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles […]

The feds are moving ahead with private land seizures to make room for Trump’s border wall

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AP Photo/Leslie Hoffman Federal authorities are said to be gearing up to seize private land in the Rio Grande Valley in southern Texas to make room for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build on the US-Mexico border. About $1.6 billion in funding for a section of fencing was already appropriated in the spending bill Trump signed in March. News about the pending land seizures comes as the Trump administration takes heat for a “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that led to thousands of children being separated from their families at the border over the last several weeks. The federal government […]

This pool float comes with ‘cup holders’ for your boobs and it’s the summer accessory you didn’t know you needed

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Bravissimo From giant unicorns to retro convertibles, pool floats are all the rage this summer.  Lingerie brand Bravissimo invented a float that contains “cup holders” for your boobs.  The float can be purchased online for $45. We thought we’d seen it all when it comes to pool floats: retro convertible-shaped ones, giant six-person unicorn floats, Italian designer versions… But then we came across one from Bravissimo that contains a cup holder for your, er, girls, and we couldn’t believe our eyes (which, are up here, by the way). The float, which is bright pink with white stripes and literally has a shelf for […]