October 18, 2019
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Girl loses both legs after doctors mistake meningitis for ‘tummy bug’

Girl loses both legs after doctors mistake meningitis for ‘tummy bug’
October 13, 2019 | 2:40pm Enlarge Image Brogan Partridge in her hospital bed Caters News Agency A 7-year-old girl in England lost both of her feet to meningitis after doctors mistakenly sent her home saying she only had a “tummy bug,” according to a report Sunday. “The damage was done within just a few hours,”…

The Human Skull Obeys the ‘Golden Ratio,’ Study Suggests. Anatomists Say...

The Human Skull Obeys the ‘Golden Ratio,’ Study Suggests. Anatomists Say That’s Ridiculous.
(Image: © Shutterstock) In a world where a mathematical temptress known as the golden ratio is supposedly hidden in every beautiful site, from a snail's shell to Greece's Parthenon and Egypt's pyramids, it's perhaps not surprising that humans have long tried to link it to … well, humans. But the golden ratio is more urban legend…

Google streamlines music transfers between Home and Nest devices

Google streamlines music transfers between Home and Nest devices
The feature is also accessible through the Google Home app, allowing you to send audio to a variety of different devices through the app's casting interface. If you own one of Nest's smart displays and a Chromecast connected TV, you can also use the feature to move YouTube videos between those devices. Lastly, stream transfer…

Type 2 diabetes: Eat this fruit three times a day to...

Type 2 diabetes: Eat this fruit three times a day to lower your blood sugar levels
Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. Overtime, unchecked blood sugar levels pose serious health risks, such as heart disease. Fortunately, certain dietary decisions can help to control blood sugar levels. Evidence singles out a particular fruit. The researchers found that raisins slashed post-meal glucose levels…

AT&T pushed to unload DirecTV as troubles mount, Dish may be...

AT&T pushed to unload DirecTV as troubles mount, Dish may be best option
As the troubles pile up on AT&T Inc.’s DirecTV subsidiary, Wall Street bankers have been inundating the telecom giant with proposals to sell off the satellite TV operator with Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network as one potential suitor, the Fox Business Network has learned.The banking ideas being floated come at a precarious time for the nation’s…

Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probe

Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents, marking a step forward in Congress' bipartisan probe of the companies.© Provided by The Associated Press House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., leads his panel to approve guidelines for…

Why the Steepening Yield Curve?

Investors are beginning to look ahead, anticipating surging inflation.A reader signing himself AmendmentX posted a comment with a link to Federal Reserve puzzled by...

More About Inflation

Inflation that affects the entire economy originates with government action. Price increases that arise from temporary imbalances between supply and demand in specific product markets...

Liberal-Progressive Scientism vs. Religious Faith

Believing themselves to be guided solely by science, liberal-progressives swallow whole banquets of contradictory and unprovable hypotheses. Liberal-progressivism’s mantra is that only logical positivism has...

Ivy League Realism

The social justice views of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor have deep roots. Several recent articles in both liberal-progressive and conservative media attributed Judge Sonia...

Hillary Clinton, Racist Fellow-Traveler

Secretary of State Clinton's praise of Margaret Sanger was an endorsement for the doctrine that Hitler used to justify the Holocaust. One of the most...

Cultural Momentum

Will enough traditions and customs of civility and decency survive long enough to keep the United States from internal disintegration and conquest by Islamic...