Tiny Turtle Found Dead After Eating Over 100 Pieces Of Plastic

A nature center in south Florida has shared a distressing photo of a tiny sea turtle that died due to consuming over 100 pieces of plastic. The photo of the turtle with all 104 pieces of plastic laid next to it serves as a reminder that “we all need to do our part to keep our oceans plastic-free.” Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, posted the photo on their Facebook page in early October during what they call “washback season”. Washback season is when young sea turtles get washed ashore on the east coast of the US due to heavy winds and surf. During this time, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, led by Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Coordinator Whitney …

Secondary cancer diagnosis delays ‘unacceptable’

“For too long now, the worrying perception that everyone survives breast cancer has masked the heartbreaking reality for 11,500 families in the UK that lose someone they love each year,” the charity said. The advanced, or metastatic form of the disease means the cancer has spread through the blood and created secondary tumours in the bones, liver, lung or brain. It cannot be cured and patients stay in treatment for the rest of their lives. ‘I felt stupid and naive’ Jo Myatt, 43, from Chorley, went to see her GP five times over a number of years before discovering that breast cancer had spread to her liver and bones. “I felt like a hypochondriac for going all the time,” she …

The Shirk Report Volume 547

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! – It’s a bird! – Sup – Story checks out – When you try to deter your cat from the couch but they adapt – I compressed it to 77 kb but still – Egads! – This stroller store has different surfaces on the ground for you to try – You know it’s cold when – Funny.. but also kind of ominous – This is pretty …

HBO to add mental health disclaimer before ‘Euphoria,’ among other shows

If you are not diagnosed with OCD, try not to joke about it, Mattu expresses in between clips of Dunhams character experiencing an OCD meltdown. It can be really hard to talk about OCD and its why Im so happy shows like this exist. It gives us a place to start a conversation to hopefully move things forward. H/T the A.V. Club Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Let Brie Larson Introduce You to the World of Magic Mushrooms in This Captivating Documentary

Brie Larson, as shots of the Earth as seen from space zoom into to sweeping close-ups of waterfalls and moss. We brought life to Earth. You cant see us, but we flourish all around you, everywhere, in everything, and even inside you. A pregnant pause. Whether you believe in us or not. Over a musical crescendo, Larson quickens the delivery of her lines, building up to the big reveal: We are creation, we are resurrection, condemnation and regeneration. We are mushrooms. The 74-minute film works to prove to viewers that the mushrooms and fungi beneath our feet live up to these promises in the dramatic (and at times seemingly hyperbolic) introduction. Through interviews with experts and breathtaking close-up shots that …

The TV Show Infuriating Real-Life Children of Medical Rape

The Lizzos Good as Hell is creator Jason Katims called it a This Is Us set against the backdrop of fertility fraud. At one point in the premiere episode, Emily Osments Roxie, who is ecstatic over this new development in her life, cheers, Finding a new family is kind of the best thing thats happened to me in years. In Wednesday nights second episode, she giddily bonds with Dr. Leon Bechley (that of Dr. Donald Cline, a fertility specialist in Indianapolis who, based on DNA testing, Australian series, Sisters, which Almost Family is based on. But they report being shocked by how more light-heartedly the Fox series seemed to approach the subject. They are disappointed in how the series glosses …

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis advice about jogging and self-care is not enough | Suzanne Moore

Physical exercise can help, but we need to understand what it is about the way we live that makes so many of us ill, writes Suzanne Moore Is there a problem in this sad old world that cant be solved by physical jerks? I find myself muttering this, because wherever I go someone is coming up behind me, breathing heavily: a runner. Some of my best friends are joggers pushing themselves up hills, finishing marathons it keeps depression and mood swings at bay and its free. Its a good thing, but I cannot be alone in finding underwhelming the advice about looking after ones mental health as if it is physical health. For example, there is the jo@samaritans.org or 1-800-273-8255. …

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle reunite with Prince William, Kate Middleton for mental health PSA

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a reception for young people, community and civil society leaders at the Residence of the British High Commissioner, during the royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019, in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga – Pool/Getty Images) People magazine previously reported the British royal couples separated their joint “court” at Kensington Palace and created two separate offices. Markle and Harry’s office moved out of Kensington Palace and into Buckingham Palace, where Queen Elizabeth II resides. Middleton and William’s office remains in Kensington Palace, where they live with their three children. Markle and Harry reside at Windsor Castle’s Frogmore cottage with their firstborn son Archie Harrison …

Seafood company under investigation after allegations of animal abuse

Campaigners say animal welfare was disregarded at a salmon hatchery run by Cooke, one of the worlds largest seafood companies, in Maine A major global seafood company is under investigation by state officials in Maine after allegations of animal abuse. Undercover footage sustainability policy includes a pledge to raise fish with optimal care and consideration of animal welfare practices. Campaigners said animal welfare was disregarded at the Cooke facility in Maine. They said the video shows some of the salmon at the farm suffered from spinal deformities, and that some had fungus growth eating away at their faces. Workers also slammed and stomped on the fish, COK said. I watched as their bodies were slammed into the ground over and …

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Team Up With Prince William & Kate Middleton For Mental Health PSA – WATCH! – Perez Hilton

The fab four is together again! Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, and Kate Middleton have joined forces to voice a mental health PSA in partnership with the UK’s National Health Service. Each of the four in-laws take turns speaking about the Every Mind Matters campaign, which encourages individuals to take simple steps to improve their mental well-being and support others. Ch-ch-check out the full PSA (below): Public Health England, in partnership with the NHS, have launched #EveryMindMatters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others. pic.twitter.com/eAirA6pIpB — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 7, 2019 Is it just us, or are their voices SO soothing?! This isn’t the first time …

NBA’s China reaction shows the league is only woke when it doesn’t cost money

The NBA has won plaudits for supporting social issues in the US. But like any other sports league, it is an entertainment vehicle built to maximize profits anti-government protests have swept Hong Kong. The movement has since expanded to include the question of Hong Kongs legal independence from China. Police and pro-democracy protestors have clashed, with Reports suggested the Rockets discussed removing Morey in order to halt the financial bleeding. Part of owner Tilman Fertittas calculations when spending an NBA record $2.2bn to but the Rockets in 2017 was that he was buying into China, the biggest in terms of population market on Earth, whether that market was run by an autocratic government or not. The Rockets had been one …

You Miss Someone Who Doesnt Exist Anymore

Holly Riordan Updated October 3, 2019 By Vadim Sadovski You keep talking about how much you miss me, but you don’t know me. Not this version of me. A lot has changed since we’ve seen each other. I’ve been through hell. I’ve been through breakdowns. I’ve experienced a million little failures and a million little successes. I’ve taken steps back and taken steps forward. I’ve grown better in some way and have grown worse in others. I’ve matured. I’ve crumbled. I’ve grown. I’ve changed. I’m not the same girl who you used to text at midnight. I’m not the same girl who you used to share drinks with over dinner. I’m not the same sweet, innocent, hopeful girl who you …

Prince Harry Scolds Reporter Just Hours Before Royal Fam Announces Major Lawsuit Against Tabloids – Perez Hilton

Prince Harry doesn’t have the patience to put up with this bulls**t! The Duke of Sussex was in Malawi this week, visiting hospitals and clinics in the African nation and hoping to do some good in that part of the world — but even though he was thousands of miles away from the U.K., he still felt the heat of the tabloid media, and he was none too excited about it. In fact, Meghan Markle‘s husband had a bit of an incident with reporters on Tuesday in the south African country, just hours before As you’ll recall from our earlier reporting about this issue over the last few days, here was Harry’s official statement on the matter (below): “As a couple, we …

The best ’90s bands that have since become woke on Twitter

People around the world were stunned to find themselves united in appreciation for Nickelback this week. President Donald Trump late Wednesday tweeted a meme from the bands 2005 video for Photograph, with Joe Biden, his son, and a Ukraine gas exec photoshopped togetherand the oft-mocked rock dudes swiftly reacted by making a copyright complaint. Nickelback, it seems, is woke. The band isnt alone. Many of their peers from the 90s today use their platforms to shine a light on injustice, inequality, and lies. Here are some of the best woke 90s bands on the internet today. The best 90s bands that have since become woke on Twitter U2 The Irish megastars led by O.G. ultra-woke Bono work on a variety …

The Top Mistakes Women Make When It Comes To Their Sexual Health | Betches

Hello, female brethren. Is there a female word for brethren? Okay, I Googled it, and it’s sistren, which is super weird because I have never heard this word in my life, and even spell-check is telling me it’s wrong, but IT IS NOT. Also, spell-check does not flag brethren, so yeah, that means study performed by Zava, a leading online doctor that operates in the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, revealed what women are getting wrong about sexual health, and even though the survey did not poll American women, the findings are nonetheless kind of scary. But before we get into the scary sh*t, some good news: Zava found that millennials are the most in control of their sexual …