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The Voices Behind Trump’s Push To Treat COVID-19 With Unproven Anti-Malarial Drug

President Donald Trump has urged doctors in recent weeks to treat COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug that has not yet been proven safe or effective for use on people infected with the novel coronavirus. Despite pushback from Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of […]

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The Truth Behind 11 Popular McDonald’s Rumors

McDonald’s shakes contain no dairy stevanovicigor/Getty Images False. For believers of this rumor, the name said it all. Why would McDonald’s call them “shakes,” not “milkshakes”—unless it legally couldn’t, because they contained no actual milk? With that a foregone conclusion, people started making wild guesses about what was actually in them, from chicken feathers to Styrofoam. But […]


The Real Meaning Behind 15 Rose Colors

Yellow: Friendship ANASTASIIAKU/Shutterstock A bright and cheery color, yellow is one of the happiest hues when it comes to roses. “Yellow roses are great for celebrating Galentine’s Day,” says Palomares. “This cheerful hue declares, ‘You’re a great friend.’” You might want to stay away from yellow if you are in a romantic relationship, though, as […]

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What’s the Difference Between Black and Brown Friday? The Truth Behind Plumbers’ Busiest Day of The Year

Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock Get your mind out of THAT gutter—it’s not actually what you think! Black Friday vs. Brown Friday What do you immediately think of when you hear about Brown Friday? You know, other than the large hiring event for UPS also called Brown Friday. It’s important to also note that Brown Friday is the day […]