Swearing: The New Superpower

Good news has come out of Britain, for, what, the first time since Beatlemania?

Scientists there have done some research into the one of the most amazing phenomena humanity enjoys: swearing.

As it turns out, peppering your speech with curses can give you superpowers. Continue reading

There’s no overdosing on heroism

The Maine legislature is working to create laws putting an anti-overdose drug in the hands of paramedics, firefighters, police, and families of at-risk individuals, trying to save lives after heroin overdose cases quadrupled in their state from 2011 to 2012.

Luckily, Maine governor Paul LePage is a hero. He’s already said he would veto the bill when it reaches his desk, which would fall in line with previous actions he’s taken.

His concern is simple: with a safety net like that, people could be more likely to use heroin.

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