Comedian David Cross shockingly admitted to snorting cocaine at a White House dinner while only 40 feet away from the president
Star of "Arrested Development" and comedian David Cross has admitted – assuming he’s not joking – to having taken cocaine during this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. "So I got to go because my girlfriend is a fancy Hollywood actress and she got an invitation to go this last time, so we went," he was reported as saying in Politico. He said he was "super close to the president…But it's crazy and there's security, Secret Service is standing there, I've got photos of all this. ... I'm there and the president is right here and with all these people at the table" and he snorts some coke, he said: "Maybe 40 feet from the president of the United States!"
It's a development that could one day lead to much better treatments for osteoporosis, joint damage, and bone fractures.
- Scientists have isolated skeletal stem cells in adult and fetal bones for the first time.
- These cells could one day help treat damaged bone and cartilage.
- The team was able to grow skeletal stem cells from cells found within liposuctioned fat.
Gut bacteria play an important role in how you feel and think and how well your body fights off disease. New research shows that exercise can give your gut bacteria a boost.
- Two studies from the University of Illinois show that gut bacteria can be changed by exercise alone.
- Our understanding of how gut bacteria impacts our overall health is an emerging field, and this research sheds light on the many different ways exercise affects your body.
- Exercising to improve your gut bacteria will prevent diseases and encourage brain health.
A groundbreaking new study shows that octopuses seemed to exhibit uncharacteristically social behavior when given MDMA, the psychedelic drug commonly known as ecstasy.
- Octopuses, like humans, have genes that seem to code for serotonin transporters.
- Scientists gave MDMA to octopuses to see whether those genes translated into a binding site for serotonin, which regulates emotions and behavior in humans
- Octopuses, which are typically asocial creatures, seem to get friendlier while on MDMA, suggesting humans have more in common with the strange invertebrates than previously thought
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