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72-year-old man pulled from rubble 2 weeks after Ecuador earthquake

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A 72-year-old man has been found alive amid rubble in Ecuador almost two weeks after an earthquake devastated the country on April 16, according to the Venezuelan embassy in Quito.

The man was rescued Friday local time by Venezuelan rescuers after they were alerted to sounds coming from a partially collapsed building in the town of Jaramijó, the embassy said on its website.

The man, who was named as Manuel Vasquez, had kidney issues and serious injuries to his feet as well as “dehydration, malnutrition and disorientation” and is now being treated in a local hospital. …

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72-year-old man pulled from rubble 2 weeks after Ecuador earthquake

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A 72-year-old man has been found alive amid rubble in Ecuador almost two weeks after an earthquake devastated the country on April 16, according to the Venezuelan embassy in Quito.

The man was rescued Friday local time by Venezuelan rescuers after they were alerted to sounds coming from a partially collapsed building in the town of Jaramijó, the embassy said on its website.

The man, who was named as Manuel Vasquez, had kidney issues and serious injuries to his feet as well as “dehydration, malnutrition and disorientation” and is now being treated in a local hospital. …

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This entry was posted on April 30, 2016, in Mashable.

Kid shows hungry pug a beautiful butterfly, disaster ensues

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Sometimes, the pug you trust most is the very pug that betrays you.

Such was the case for this poor child, who only wanted to show Bentley the pug a lovely butterfly in the yard. Nature is beautiful, right?

But Bentley the pug had other plans. Bentley was hungry. Bentley wanted a snack.

RIP, sweet butterfly. May this poor kid’s bloodcurdling screams sing thee to thy rest.

BONUS: Dogs eating with their humans is pretty damn cute

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Kid shows hungry pug a beautiful butterfly, disaster ensues

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Sometimes, the pug you trust most is the very pug that betrays you.

Such was the case for this poor child, who only wanted to show Bentley the pug a lovely butterfly in the yard. Nature is beautiful, right?

But Bentley the pug had other plans. Bentley was hungry. Bentley wanted a snack.

RIP, sweet butterfly. May this poor kid’s bloodcurdling screams sing thee to thy rest.

BONUS: Dogs eating with their humans is pretty damn cute

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This entry was posted on April 30, 2016, in Mashable.

6 cannabis products that claim to ease menstrual pain

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Cannabis has yet to be approved by the FDA as medicinal treatment, but within the pro-legalization movement the drug has a reputation for being a successful muscle relaxer and pain manager, amongst other numerous benefits. It’s also believed to relieve one of the most common pains women experience: menstrual pain. Queen Victoria allegedly used it during her period to get rid of monthly aches.

While in most of the U.S., medical marijuana use is still illegal, there are …

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This entry was posted on April 30, 2016, in Mashable.

6 cannabis products that claim to ease menstrual pain

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Cannabis has yet to be approved by the FDA as medicinal treatment, but within the pro-legalization movement the drug has a reputation for being a successful muscle relaxer and pain manager, amongst other numerous benefits. It’s also believed to relieve one of the most common pains women experience: menstrual pain. Queen Victoria allegedly used it during her period to get rid of monthly aches.

While in most of the U.S., medical marijuana use is still illegal, there are …

More about 420, Weed, Marijuana, Cannabis, and Period Cramps …read more      

This entry was posted on April 30, 2016, in Mashable.

Tech doesn’t work with children and animals

It’s a tale as old as time: Kids and animals don’t mix with tech. Whether it’s little Billy turning your new flatscreen on and off until it burns out or Rover chewing through another pair of fancy headphones, you’d think we’d know better by now that… …read more