Microplastics Have Been Found in People’s Poop—What Does It Mean?

Everywhere scientists have looked for them they have found tiny bits of degraded plastic—including, now, in human poop. New research provides evidence of something scientists have suspected since microplastics were first detected in seafood, salt and bottled water: People are eating plastic particles, and excreting at least some of them. Although the study …

Brainstorm Health: Humira Biosimilar Approval, Bionic Arm, Juul and Schools

Happy hump day—and Happy Halloween—readers! In 2017, one single drug pulled in a staggering $18.4 billion in global sales (including $12.4 billion in the U.S.). It’s AbbVie’s Humira (you may have heard it from the ubiquitous television ad blitzes for the psoriasis and arthritis treatment). On Wednesday, Sandoz, the generic drug arm of Swiss pharmaceutical …

Nolte: Barbra Streisand Admits Trump Is ‘Making Me Fat’

Barbra Streisand told the far-left New York Times Trump is making her fat and that it doesn’t matter if her Trump-bashing album offends his supporters. The interview was conducted by the Times’ leading anti-Trump activist, Maggie Haberman, who asked the powerful multi-millionaire a number of hard-hitting questions: What inspired you to do this album after …

Trump says he may send 15,000 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

Paul Sonne National security reporter focusing on the U.S. military Missy Ryan Reporter covering the Pentagon, military issues and national security October 31 at 6:15 PM President Trump said Wednesday that he would deploy as many as 15,000 military personnel to the border with Mexico in response to caravans of Central American migrants making their …

Cryptocurrency start-up Coinbase valued at $8 billion despite bitcoin’s plunge

Bitcoin’s value has dropped drastically this year, but the value of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is skyrocketing in the opposite direction. The San Francisco-based company on Tuesday announced a $300 million fundraising round that puts Coinbase’s new valuation at $8 billion and makes it one of the most highly valued in the United States. The deal …

Joe Jonas dressed as fiancée Sophie Turner’s Game of Thrones character

Joe Jonas took Halloween couple costumes to a new level by dressing as SansaImage: Raymond Hall/GC Images By Jess Joho2018-10-28 19:15:10 UTC Joe Jonas won hearts and Halloween itself on Saturday night with one of the best one-sided couple costumes we’ve ever seen. Going as the ultimate stan of his bride-to-be, Sophie Turner, Jonas attended …

The Block viewers brand Scott Cam as ‘sexist’ after he makes an eyebrow raising remark

He’s made a name for himself as the larrikin tradie on hit renovation shows. But during the finale of The Block, Scott Cam infuriated viewers of the show after making an eyebrow raising remark to contestants Bianca Chatfield and Carla Dziwoki. Outraged viewers of the Channel Nine show quickly took to Twitter to take aim …