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#1  Thick Chick in a Range Rover Busted for DUI in Dunwoody, GA

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@wild'ish      By Javon23      13 hours ago

Randomly came across this on YouTube
Them Day Parties man smh
I feel for her son.
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#2  This New New York Sound is Wavy

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  @hiphop      By Rebirth46      18 hours ago



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#3  EMINEM - Houdini (2024)

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  @hiphop      By Ras Freeman      14 hours ago


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#4   Fat Joe blocked Tariq Nasheed on twitter

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  @hiphop      By TheAntiSimp      19 hours ago



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#5  U suspended from school!!! BUT I AINT SUSPENDED FROM THE GRILL!

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@wild'ish      By BobbiHeadRagTop      9 hours ago

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these kids aint sh*t but she said he can make himself sumthin to eat so caint be mad at the young plair. At least he can cook for himself
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#6 West Coast Legend Snoop Dogg Speaks On Letting Others Write His Raps For Him

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#7  Been gouging y'all all along: Amazon, Walmart and Target all announced price cuts

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  @wild'ish      By donnyyy      9 hours ago


 https://finance.yahoo.com .. 175823770.html

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Amazon, Walmart, and Target finally realize their colossal pricing mistake—now they’re slashing costs to win back customers
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Amazon Fresh just became the latest big-box retailer to cut costs on thousands of items, following in the footsteps of Walmart and Target in reversing course on years of inflation-induced price hikes in a bid to lure back disgruntled customers.

The company’s Amazon Fresh subsidiary announced Thursday it will slash the costs of 4,000 weekly rotating grocery products by up to 30%. The discounts will apply to both national and Amazon’s store brands.
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Retailers feel the pressure
Big-box stores lowering prices wasn’t an altruistic move to throw customers a bone during tough times. Retailers have suffered from weak sales due to customers’ struggle with high prices. Target reported a 3.1% drop in net sales from a year ago and a 3.7% quarterly dip in comparable sales, marking its fourth consecutive quarter of declines.
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This trend has continued in fast food, with McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Burger King all announcing meal deals following earnings reports that suggest customers are losing their taste for high-priced fast fo.......
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Typo in the headline - they spelled "Corporate Greed" as "Colossal Pricing Mistake"

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#8   One fat man vs 2 in shape, well trained MMA women f*ghters

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  @sports      By Kodack sixnine      16 hours ago



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#9  No one cares about Kanye West in 2024

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@hiphop      By Kodack sixnine      18 hours ago




He has a point! Part of it though is that the Remix was taken off DSPs and Kanyes YouTube right after it dropped! That said, his involvement in the beef should have had more of a reverberation than just a single bar on the classic Family Matters.

Its funny because Kanye isnt reliable. If Drake were to ever get into any legal trouble, Kanye would go on a massive rant telling us we should free Drake

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#10 May 30 - A myopia epidemic is sweeping the globe. Heres how to stop it

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@news      By 00010111      11 hours ago

A myopia epidemic is sweeping the globe. Heres how to stop it
Time spent outdoors is the best defence against rising rates of short-sightedness, but scientists are searching for other ways to reverse the troubling trend.

The COVID-19 pandemic didnt just reshape how children learn and see the world. It transformed the shape of their eyeballs.

As real-life classrooms and playgrounds gave way to virtual meetings and digital devices, the time that children spent focusing on screens and other nearby objects surged and the time they spent outdoors dropped precipitously. This shift led to a notable change in childrens anatomy: their eyeballs lengthened to better accommodate short-vision tasks.

Study after study, in regions ranging from Europe to Asia, documented this change. One analysis from Hong Kong even reported a near doubling in the incidence of pathologically stretched eyeballs among six-year-olds compared with pre-pandemic levels1.

This elongation improves the clarity of close-up images on the retina, the light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye. But it also makes far-away objects appear blurry, leading to a condition known as myopia, or short-sightedness. And although corrective eyewear can usually address the issue allowing children to, for example, see a blackboard or read from a distance severe myopia can lead to more-serious complications, such as retinal detachment, macular degeneration, glaucoma and even permanent blindness.

Rates of myopia were booming well before the COVID-19 pandemic. Widely cited projections in the mid-2010s suggested that myopia would affect half of the worlds population by mid-century (see Rising prevalence), which would effectively double the incidence rate in less than four decades2 (see Affecting every age). Now, those alarming predictions seem much too modest, says Neelam Pawar, a paediatric ophthalmologist at the Aravind Eye Hospital in Tirunelveli, India. I dont think it will double, she says. It will triple.

Research already points to a simple solution for curbing the tide: more outdoor activities during childhood, a time when changes in eye structure are most likely to occur.

Randomized trials from East Asia have shown that about one hour of extra outdoor breaktime daily can markedly reduce the incidence of short-sightedness3,4. But it has proved difficult to implement such changes consistently, particularly in societies with a strong emphasis on academic achievement or in urban areas with limited access to safe, green spaces.

Getting kids to go outdoors is a tough sell, says Nathan Congdon, an ophthalmologist at Queens University Belfast, UK, who has worked in China for nearly 20 years.

So instead, researchers are working on ways to bring the outside in glass classrooms, special lighting rigs, nature-themed wallpapers and light-emitting spectacles interventions that do not demand overhauls in child behaviour, educational systems or parenting techniques. They are also exploring other light-based and pharmaceutical interventions.

Some of these approaches are showing promise. But theres a stumbling block when it comes to testing them: researchers dont fully comprehend what it is about outdoor exposure that helps to prevent myopia. Clinical trials are still preliminary and many animal studies remain inconclusive.

A firmer understanding would help scientists to develop better treatments, says Christine Wildsoet, an optometrist at the University of California, Berkeley. Because once we know the key features, she says, then we can bring some of them indoors.

As the eye develops, it constantly fine-tunes its shape in response to certain visual cues. If those cues indicate that the eye is too short, it stretches to bring objects into focus. Conversely, if the eye becomes too long, it will receive stop signals, which are crucial for preventing myopia.

The source of these stop signals has been a subject of much debate in the myopia research community. Studies in monkeys, tree shrews and chickens all common animal models for myopia research have pointed to the release of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the back of the eye as a likely trigger. The neurotransmitter is thought to increase in response to high ambient-light levels found in sunlit surroundings.

But an alternative theory holds that the protective benefits of outdoor exposure might be less related to light and more a*sociated with the patterns of blur experienced across the retina in different visual environments.

The visual landscape outdoors is rich and textured, and elements of it are typically viewed at such great distances that the vast array of details merge into a more uniform image. This uniformity of focus is what tells the eye to stop growing, contends Ian Flitcroft, a paediatric ophthalmologist at the Centre for Eye Research Ireland in Dublin. An effective stop signal is where the whole retina is seeing a clear image, he says.

By contrast, interior spaces are filled with jumbles of objects at varying distances, surrounded by flat walls that typically lack detail. Such conditions require constant adjustments of focus, which, according to Flitcroft, deprives the retina of the necessary stop signals for regulating healthy eye growth.

Going outside offers the benefit both of bright sunlight and the enriched visual experience of wide-open spaces with the bonus of physical activity and improved well-being to boot. But only a few places have managed to encourage children to go outside more.

In 2010, public-health officials in Taiwan introduced a programme called Tian-Tian 120, meaning everyday 120, which encourages a minimum of two hours of outdoor activity daily. It is widely credited with having curbed the rapidly increasing rates of myopia in the region5.

And although there was a minor increase in myopia cases in Taiwan during the pandemic, this uptick was substantively smaller than those observed in other parts of East Asia at the time, according to data compiled by Pei-Chang Wu, a retinal surgeon and myopia specialist at the Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan. Whats more, the outdoor programme does not seem to have hurt students test scores in mathematics, reading or science, which remain among the highest in the world.

For some, the message is clear: when it comes to promoting more outdoor time, wide-scale implementation now seems feasible and likely to succeed, says Ian Morgan, a myopia researcher at the Australian National University in Canberra if only more governments were willing to recalibrate their educational agendas to do so.

Until then, however, Taiwan stands as an exception. Other regions in Asia, where myopia rates are among the highest in the world, have not seen similar broad-scale successes, and most regions continue to prioritize treating myopia over public-health measures to prevent it. There is certainly a lot of emphasis on clinical interventions at the moment, says Morgan.


 https://www.nature.com/ar .. 86-024-01518-2

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#11 Black Messiah Kendrick Lamar Modelling For WHITE Fashion Brand

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@hiphop      By Crodie      9 hours ago


Guess FUBU was never his collection

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#12   Yall Short king Of Rap of is back with his Drip 🧊 😂

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  @hiphop      By TheChosen1      18 hours ago



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#13 Kendrick We NEED Ya The WEST COAST Saviour

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@hiphop      By Crodie      9 hours ago

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Nephew
What the fu*k you really bout to do

Man this sh*t was hilarious

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#14 John Mckee ~~~ The Boule Origin Story

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@misc      By Kansas City Mac      15 hours ago



Colonel John McKee(c. 1821 – 6 April 1902) was an*African American*who became an extremely wealthy property owner in Philadelphia. McKee City, New Jersey is named after him. His legacy continues to fund scholarships for orphan boys.

Following the end of the American Civil War, many former slaves were migrating north to seek new opportunities. In*Philadelphia, McKee provided them with cheap housing in exchange for rents and for the titles on property that the former slaves had been granted in the South. McKee's expanded his holdings from housing in Philadelphia to acreage in West Virginia, Georgia, and Kentucky. He then sold some of the southern property and bought more land in Philadelphia and land in*New York*and*New Jersey.

McKee seems to have been or become very tight-fisted, spending no money on his office, or on repairs to his houses. According to one person who knew him, "he viewed life and individuals from only one standpoint, and that was what it and they were worth to him personally."A newspaper reporting his death described him as "a man absolutely devoid of sentiment." McKee eventually owned between 300 and 400 houses in Philadelphia. Other properties included about 300,000 acres of coal and oil land in Kentucky and Logan County, West Virginia, 21 acres near Philadelphia's Fifty Street and Oregon Avenue in Philadelphia, and extensive acreage on the*Delaware River, in New York state, and elsewhere.

He founded McKee City, New Jersey, a 4,000-acre planned community where African Americans from the south could settle after the Civil War. The city included a schoolhouse, church, and a number of dormitory-type houses. The houses in McKee City were well-built but simple without frills like inside plumbing or heating. Leases were carefully designed to ensure that the tenants improved the land. McKee had great plans for the settlement, but died before they could be realized.

McKee had two daughters. Jennie married the lawyer Sawyer Theophilus Minton and had one son,*Henry McKee Minton, later to become a prominent physician. Jennie died before her father. Abbie married Douglas Syphax of Arlington County, Virginia. Douglas and Abbie had five children. McKee's wife died in the 1880s.

Henry McKee Minton



Born 25 December 1870 - 29 December 1946) was an African-American medical doctor who was one of the founders of Sigma Pi Phi and was Superintendent of the*Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia for twenty-four years.



On 15 May 1904 Minton co-founded Sigma Pi Phi, also called the Boulé, the first Black Greek letter fraternity. The other founders were Algernon B. Jackson, Edwin C. Howard and Richard J. Warrick.



At that time, fraternities were important in helping people develop contacts that would a*sist them in their careers. The Boulé was to grow into an exclusive and influential national organization. Minton gave the purpose as to "bind men of like qualities, tastes and attainments into close sacred union, that they might know the best of one another."He said that new members should not be "selected on the basis of brains alone, but in addition to congeniality, culture, and good fellowship, they should have behind them [at initiation] a record of accomplishments, not merely be men of promise and good education." Minton was the first grand sire archon. He helped organize the second chapter in Chicago in 1907.*Sigma Pi Phi is the oldest surviving Black Greek letter fraternity, with 5,000 members as of 2008.




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#15  May 30- Former 'Apprentice' prod. claims Trump called contest ' N-Word', has it on tape🎥

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#16 2Pac Is The Textbook Definition Of A Wanksta

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  @hiphop      By Crodie      9 hours ago


Possibly the fakest thug to ever live. Ja Rule got more street cred than this dude and he was his clone

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50 Cent is who people think 2Pac really was. Went up against the entire industry from day one. Had the entire industry trying to blackball him before he even ever got on.

Dude survived 9 shots then went 5x platinum and saw all his enemies either go to jail or die and he's still selling out arenas and stadia and hasn't had a major hit in 20 years. That's real stardom not none of that fact messiah sh*t from a convicted rapist

Dude aligned himself with Bloods and got his a*s extorted and eventually k*lled thinking he was one of em.

Got his sh*t peeled back by a literal lil homie but he throwing up Ws acting like he's the hardest dude ever. Dude is from Harlem but he claiming West Side

That's y'all GOAT fr?

Comparing Biggie to this man (an actual dude from the hood and not no fake Black Panther masquerading as a thug) is the greatest form of disrespect

2Pac's mother was out here f*ghting for the rights of black people and her son was out here a*saulting black women and shooting at the police claiming he's a thug. Dirty macking and dipping his d*ck in everything with a pulse

That man needed an a*s whooping way earlier in life long before the MGM f*ght.

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#17   Joe Budden asks is Paul George better than Julius Randle?

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#18  If Kendrick Is The Greatest Of His Era Why Isnt He More Influential Than Future

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@hiphop      By Chi Chi Bwoy      11 mins ago

When did the best rapper have no influence on the culture? Isnt that the reason eminem cant be the goat


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#19   Welp...76ers is the new Knicks now 🍞 🏀 🥁 📸 📉

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@sports      By Kahlua      9 mins ago

Nuccas bout to pay 200 million to washed up 35 yo Jimmy

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#20   People now filming workers at Chipotle, is this a good or bad thing?

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  @wild'ish      By Kodack sixnine      18 hours ago





I feel a way about this. I tried doing this and the woman making my food rolled her eyes at me, then they attempted to charge me for extra portions so its like it doesnt even work like that! Also in retrospect it can be a bit rude to film them

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