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The 5 worst Halloween candies for you health — and five better alternatives

These tiny candies could cause more health issues than you think…seanmfreese/Flickr We rounded up the five least healthy Halloween candies you might find in your kids’ basket this year. The worst offenders were chosen based on calories, fat, and sugar content. We also came up with five, slightly healthier (and comparable) candy swaps you can make leading up to Halloween. ...

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41 celebrities you didn't realize were Scorpios

Drake and Emma Stone celebrate birthdays this season.Jamie McCarthy/Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images As of October 23, we’ll be entering Scorpio season, which lasts till November 21. This season brings a phase of passion, mystery, and power, as well as cooler weather and spooky vibes.  We’ve rounded up some notable Scorpios, from Drake to Emma Stone, who will be celebrating birthdays this season.  Ryan ...

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ESPN cancels controversial new 'Barstool' show after a single episode

Dan “Big Cat” Katz (left) and PFT Commenter (right), with guest Scott Van Pelt. ESPN ESPN President John Skipper took personal responsibility for the controversial new show. Skipper said he thought the show would be able to distance itself from Barstool Sports. The show came under fire when ESPN host Sam Ponder showed how she had been attacked by the website. ESPN ...

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A battery company boasting former SpaceX and Apple engineers just released their first product

The Saber comes in black, blue, and red. Romeo Power Romeo Power is a Los-Angeles-based startup that says its battery tech can rival Tesla. The startup says it has battery design contracts with five major automakers. On Thursday, Romeo Power unveiled its first battery pack for consumers. Romeo Power says its battery tech is ready for the primetime. Romeo Power ...

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Why sports streaming service fuboTV made ads deliberately designed to offend people

The legendary Fubo Chavez fuboTV The upstart streaming TV service fuboTV has rolled out a series of ads designed to push people’s buttons. The character Fubo Chavez has irked some, but also drawn some fans in social media, which the campaign’s authors say was the plan. Since the start of the NFL season, the ads have helped fuboTV surpass the ...

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Google's Pixel 2 smartphone uses the same waterproofing material that off-road cars use

Google finally made its Pixel 2 smartphones water-resistant, which was one of the bigger missing features in last year’s Pixel smartphones. Indeed, the new Pixels have a rating of “IP67,” which means it can go down to about three feet of water for up to 3o minutes. I wouldn’t recommend using the Pixel 2 for underwater photography, but it’s useful ...

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A 21-year-old woman has a super rare condition that makes her sweat blood from her palms and face

Doctors in Italy say they had a patient who sweat blood. Werayuth Tes/Shutterstock A new report in the Canadian Medical Association Journal describes a 21-year-old woman who sweat blood from her palms and face, despite having no skin wounds.  The doctors who treated the woman diagnosed her with a rare condition called hematohidrosis. Warning: This post contains a graphic image.  Imagine a 21-year-old woman ...

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The 25 coolest neighborhoods in America that everyone under 30 wants to live in right now

Street art in Bushwick.Christian Mueller/Shutterstock HotSpot Rentals ranked the 25 “coolest” urban neighborhoods in the US. The ranking took transit, budget-friendliness, entertainment, lifestyle, and weather into consideration. The Mission District in San Francisco nabbed the number one spot. What makes a neighborhood cool? Maybe it’s a bustling nightlife and quirky cafes, or lots of parks perfect for lounging on breezy days. Or ...

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The Queen's late sister Princess Margaret had a vodka pick-me-up before lunch every day as part of her indulgent morning routine

The glamorous Princess Margaret. AP Princess Margaret lived like a queen even though her sister was the one on the throne. She had breakfast in bed followed by two hours of listening to the radio and reading newspapers in bed every day. This was followed by an hour-long bath, a vodka pick-me-up, and lunch with the Queen Mother. People are ...

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Obama is the only president since Nixon who didn't face an independent investigation

Barack Obama. Scott Olson/Getty Images Barack Obama is the only president since Nixon who didn’t have to deal with an independent investigation. Former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, and Gerald Ford all faced investigations into their activities or the activities of their associates. The observation comes as President Donald Trump is under ...

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