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Month: April 2017

Kansas City: Jimmy John’s​ sandwich shop employee calmly reacting to being robbed at gunpoint

CCTV footage shows Jimmy John's​ sandwich shop employee calmly reacting to being robbed at gunpoint in Kansas City. https://t.co/O0pXTKVqV6 pic.twitter.com/dQNYeu8E0X— ABC News (@ABC) April 28, 2017 Advertisements

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Scientists Find A Host Of Toxic Chemicals In Name Brand Lipstick & Other Cosmetic Products

A study released by the University of California, Berkeley (UBC) School of Public health has found many conventional lipstick products to contain dangerously high levels of aluminum, cadmium, lead, and other toxins. Researchers tested over 30 popular lipstick products and found this to be the case. The study was published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Even women using minimal amounts of product still increase their risk of developing harmful health conditions like nerve damage and cancer by an alarming amount.

Recycled sneakers are Adidas’ answer to planet’s plastic problem

In an effort to be part of the revolution for sustainable living, Adidas has created a new shoe made out of plastic waste collected from the ocean. According to their official press release, the German sportswear giant has collaborated with environmental advocate group Parley for the Oceans to incorporate recycled plastic in their trademark running shoe designs. According to Adidas, each pair of limited edition Parley shoes uses an average of 11 plastic bottles. Recycled plastic does not comprise the entire design, but it will be used in significant portions, including the laces, heel webbing, heel liner, and sock liner covers.

Why Islamists and Fascists Persecute Christians

A study from the Europe-based Center for Studies on New Religions recently confirmed that “Christians continue to be the most persecuted believers in the world, with over 90,000 followers of Christ being killed in the last year [2016],” which computes to one death every six minutes. The study also found that as many as 600 million Christians around the world were prevented from practicing their faith.