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Theragun gives away free wellness gift with every therapy device purchase
If you enjoyed the Theragun Cyber Monday deals, then you have to check out the brand’s latest promotion. We know how much you love the range of Theragun products — including its high-grade Pro and its Wave Roller. The Theragun percussive therapy devices are praised for their ability to relieve pain and help reduce stress....
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Every Celebrity to Speak Out Against Vaccines
"Black Panther" star Letitia Wright has made headlines for posting an anti-vaccination video on Twitter. She's not the first celebrity to speak out against vaccines.
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"Black Panther" star Letitia Wright faces backlash after posting anti-vax video
The actress stood by her comments Friday morning, saying her "intention was not to hurt anyone."
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Biden: Stimulus talks a good start but not enough
In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, President-elect Joe Biden addressed the urgent need for economic relief. Seth Rich, economic adviser to the Biden transition team, weighs in on the jobs crisis.
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‘RHONJ’ star Margaret Josephs shares her favorite holiday style hack
She's staying home for the holidays this year, but she'll still be celebrating in style.
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Why was Kristen Stewart the only guest at Chanel’s runway show?
"Stewart, party of one?"
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Viral videos from two Fresno gas station managers help homeless customers get donations
Two gas station managers are recording homeless people in Fresno, California, and are going viral because of it. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers explains why people on social media were so moved by their stories, they sent boxes of supplies and money to help them.
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TIME to Host New Series of Debates and Virtual Conversations in Anticipation of the Reveal of the 2020 Person of the Year
Events Mark the Latest Expansion of Person of the Year, which will be Revealed During the First-ever “TIME Person of the Year” Television Special on NBC, Dec. 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT “TIME Person of the Year” Telecast will Feature Special Guest Appearances by Issa Rae, John Cena, Mark Cuban, Jay-Z and Musical Performances by…
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'Grey's Anatomy' character makes surprising comeback
Actor T.R. Knight reprised his role as the character George in the long-running series "Grey's Anatomy."
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Matt Gaetz Among Dozens of Republicans Attending Secret Party Despite COVID Surge
At least 65 guests were expected at the New York Young Republican Club's annual gala, which was held at an unknown location on Thursday night.
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Vandals cover 24 subway cars along six lines with graffiti: MTA
The Big Apple has gone down the rabbit hole — to the bad old days. At least two dozen subway cars across six lines were vandalized with 80s’ era graffiti over the weekend — including “Alice in Wonderland” Mad Hatter caricatures, the MTA said. The brazen vandals targeted cars on the Q, G, M, 1,...
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Which ‘Southern Charm’ Cast Members Had Covid?
Please stop going to bars, guys!
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'Bitter' Husband Forced to Sell PS5 After Telling Wife It Was an Air Purifier
One Facebook user tells the story of how he bought a PS5 from a "bitter" husband in Taiwan
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Hundreds of bar customers prepay for food and drinks to keep tapas joint open amid coronavirus pandemic
Fans of a bar and tapas restaurant in Madrid, Spain, have advanced the eatery the equivalent of thousands of dollars amid its struggles to stay in business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In politics, as in sports, if the final score isn’t accepted, the whole game is lost
In both enterprises, the ultimate vandalism is to claim that you have been cheated, on a massive scale, out of a deserved victory.
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Trustify founder Daniel Boice pleads guilty to fraud charges
Daniel Boice, the founder of Trustify, pleaded guilty Thursday to wire and securities fraud.
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Bailouts for big firms fuel push for more small business relief
"Without deliberate action from Congress, large companies will continue to dominate, while small firms are left behind," said House SBA Chair Nydia Velazquez.
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Matt Patricia burner Twitter conspiracy theory unravels
Matt Patricia, the rocket scientist-turned-NFL coach, was smart enough to not make a burner account on Twitter. But that didn’t stop a 20-year-old in Utah from convincing people that the recently fired Lions coach was trying to defend himself under the Twitter account @EddyPLionsFan, a conspiracy theory that took off before the truth was revealed...
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Wendy Williams’ Lifetime biopic gets drug-filled first trailer
"Wendy Williams: The Movie" premieres in January.
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Why Venezuela’s Opposition Is Boycotting Congress Vote
Since 2015, Venezuela’s National Assembly has been the center of opposition to the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Juan Guaido, the man recognized by the U.S. and around 50 other nations as the country’s rightful leader, based his effort to oust Maduro on the support of a majority of the Assembly, widely considered the last democratically-elected body in the nation’s government. But Maduro seized control of the Assembly earlier this year, and its role as the last bastion of the oppositio
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California Sheriffs Tell Gov. Newsom They Will Not Fully Enforce Stay-at-Home Order
Large parts of California are expected to trigger new guidelines on Saturday at the earliest.
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How to turn your annual cookie swap into a long-distance, virtual party
Don’t let distance and the pandemic stop you from indulging in a holiday cookie swap.
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Delta will be the first US airline to help CDC with COVID-19 contact tracing
Delta Air Lines says it will become the first US carrier to help the feds trace the contacts of international travelers who fly while infected with the coronavirus. Starting Dec. 15, Delta will ask passengers flying to the US from a foreign country for key pieces of personal information that it will provide to the...
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Bella Mir, daughter of former UFC champ Frank Mir, books second MMA fight for Dec. 11
Bella Mir, daughter of former UFC champ Frank Mir, is wasting no time returning to action for her sophomore MMA fight.        Related StoriesBella Mir, daughter of former UFC champ Frank Mir, books second MMA fight for Dec. 11 - EnclosureDemetrious Johnson challenges Adriano Moraes for ONE Championship title in FebruaryDemetrious Johnson challenges Adriano Moraes for ONE Championship title in February - Enclosure 
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Take Your Baking to the Next Level With These Secret Weapons
Crisp cookies, expertly crafted brownies, beautiful Bundts, and more.
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The Economic Recovery Is Hitting a Wall
The numbers were bad, and could get worse heading into December, given weather and pandemic conditions.
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Miley Cyrus on how her hair became a ‘monitor’ for her sanity, sobriety
And how her "Hannah Montana" past still influences her today.
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U.K. Will Start Immunizing People Against COVID-19 On Tuesday, Officials Say
Mass vaccinations will start less than a week after the U.K. approved the new drug. Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford says it could start "a long path back to normality."
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The FDA should condition any vaccine approval on open trial data
The FDA has a real opportunity to build public trust and strengthen the government’s pandemic response.
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'Your Honor' stars Bryan Cranston as a judge forced to deal with a bad break
The consequences of one bad act pile up in "Your Honor," a solid but unspectacular miniseries produced by and starring Bryan Cranston. The casting is generally superior to the material, which sets up the moral dilemma of just how many rules one judge will bend and break to protect his son.
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Hannah Bronfman announces birth of baby with help from Barack Obama
Hannah Bronfman welcomed her new son with help from former President Barack Obama.
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Thanksgiving Car Travel Was Only 5 Percent Less Than Pre-Pandemic Levels
"People were less willing to change their behavior than any other day during the pandemic," Laura Schewel, founder of StreetLight Data, told the Associated Press.
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China's 'Vaccine Diplomacy' Begins as Shots to Be Rolled Out in Turkey, Latin America
China currently has five coronavirus vaccines undergoing large-scale, Phase III clinical trials.
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Four more states just legalized recreational weed. Here's how long you'll have to wait to buy it
In a matter of hours on election night, recreational cannabis measures got the go-ahead in four more states: Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota.
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Obituary for Kansas COVID-19 victim rips anti-maskers
An obituary for a Kansas farmer slammed anti-maskers for contributing to the spread of COVID-19 that left him for dead. Marvin James Farr, 81, was in isolation at a nursing home in Scott City, Kansas when he died Tuesday “not surrounded by friends and family,” his heartbroken son Courtney Farr wrote in the online obituary....
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'God ... Let Us Survive': Remembering Korean War's Chosin Battle And Evacuation
Seventy years on, war participants are drawing starkly differing conclusions from the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. The decisive conflict's lasting legacy is still visible on the Korean Peninsula.
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We admire these do-gooders. We just don’t want to date them.
Eleanor, the protagonist in The Good Place, is initially repulsed by Chidi, who’s always trying to teach her how to be a good person. This is why everyone hates moral philosophy professors. | Colleen Hayes/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images A neuroscientist’s studies show that altruism isn’t always attractive. Picture this: You’ve worked hard all year. You’re burned out. Every atom in your brain and body is crying out for a relaxing vacation. Luckily, you and your partner have managed to save up $3,000. You propose a trip to Hawaii — those blue waves are calling your name! Just one problem: Your partner refuses, arguing that you both should donate the money to charity instead. Think how many malaria-preventing bednets $3,000 could buy for kids in developing countries! You might find yourself thinking: Why does my partner seem to care more about strangers halfway around the world than about me? A philosopher would tell you that your partner may be a utilitarian or consequentialist, someone who thinks that an action is moral if it produces good consequences and that everyone equally deserves to benefit from the good, not just those closest to us. By contrast, your response suggests you’re a deontologist, someone who thinks an action is moral if it’s fulfilling a duty — and we have special duties toward special people, like our partners, so we should prioritize our partner’s needs over a stranger’s. According to research out of the Crockett Lab at Yale University, if you’re put off by the consequentialist’s anti–Hawaiian vacation response, you’re not alone. Neuroscientist Molly Crockett has conducted several studies to determine how we perceive different types of moral agents. She found that when we’re looking for a spouse or friend, we strongly prefer deontologists, viewing them as more moral and trustworthy than consequentialists. In other words: When we’re looking for someone to date or hang out with, extreme do-gooders of the consequentialist variety need not apply. (It’s worth noting that deontologists can be hardcore do-gooders, too, just in their own very different way.) Crockett’s studies raise a lot of questions: Why do we distrust consequentialists despite admiring their altruism? Are we right to distrust them, or should we try to override that impulse? And what does this mean for movements like effective altruism, which says we should devote our resources to causes that’ll do the most good for people, wherever in the world they might be? I reached out to Crockett to discuss these issues. A transcript of our conversation, edited for length and clarity, follows. Sigal Samuel In the past, it’s typically been philosophers who’ve investigated issues of morality and altruism, and they’ve focused a lot on sacrificial dilemmas. The most famous one is the Trolley Problem: Should you make the active choice to divert a runaway trolley so that it kills one person if, by doing so, you can save five people along a different track from getting killed? The consequentialist says yes, because you’re maximizing overall good and outcomes are what matter. The deontologist says no, because you have a duty to not kill anyone as a means to an end, and your duties matter. In your studies, you do examine these types of sacrificial dilemmas, which involve doing harm. But you also examine “impartial beneficence” dilemmas, which involve doing good, and specifically the idea that we shouldn’t prioritize our family and friends when we do good. Why did you decide to study those dilemmas? Molly Crockett Studying impartial beneficence is really psychologically juicy, because it gets at the heart of a lot of the conflicts we face in our social relationships as the world becomes global and we think about how our actions are affecting people we’re never going to meet. Being a good global citizen now butts up against our very powerful psychological tendencies to prioritize our families and friends. So we wanted to study the social consequences people might experience as a result of having consequentialist views. Sigal Samuel And what did you find? Molly Crockett When it comes to sacrificial dilemmas, we find that generally people strongly favor nonconsequentialist social partners. We trust people a lot more if they say it’s not okay to sacrifice one person to save many others. When it comes to impartial beneficence dilemmas, we see the same pattern. The preference is not as strong, which I think makes sense because a helpful action tends to weigh less heavily on us psychologically than a harmful action. But we still see that when it comes to deciding who we’ll be friends or spouses with, we tend to prefer nonconsequentialists. Sigal Samuel There was an exception in the impartial beneficence dilemmas, right? It turned out that when we’re looking for a political leader, we actually prefer the consequentialist. To me, it makes a ton of intuitive sense that we’d prefer different types of moral agents in different social roles. Were your results seen as surprising? Molly Crockett Well, what’s remarkable is that moral psychology up until now has mostly been about hypothetical cases involving strangers. But new research suggests that actually relational context is super important when it comes to judging the morality of others. I’ve recently started collaborating with Margaret Clark at Yale, who’s an expert in close relationships. We’re testing some predictions that moral obligations are relationship specific. Here’s a classic example: Consider a woman, Wendy, who could easily provide a meal to a young child but fails to do so. Has Wendy done anything wrong? It depends on who the child is. If she’s failing to provide a meal to her own child, then absolutely she’s done something wrong! But if Wendy is a restaurant owner and the child is not otherwise starving, then they don’t have a relationship that creates special obligations prompting her to feed the child. Sigal Samuel Totally. Philosophy abhors inconsistency, and applying deontology in some cases and consequentialism in others might come off as inconsistent. But maybe it’s actually the most rational thing to apply different moral philosophies in different relational contexts. In your study, the story you tell about why we prefer to marry or befriend deontologists is that, naturally, if I’m looking for someone to marry I’m going to want someone who’ll give me preferential treatment over a stranger in another country. But just to kick the tires on that story a bit: Is it possible that our preference comes about not because we want someone who’ll prioritize us but because being with radical do-gooders makes us feel crappy about ourselves — because we feel like immoral jerks compared to them? Molly Crockett That’s a fascinating question and something we haven’t tested empirically, but it would be very consistent with the Stanford psychologist Benoit Monin’s work on “do-gooder derogation.” He essentially showed exactly what you predict, which is that people feel less warm toward people who are extremely moral and altruistic. His studies showed that the extent to which people dislike vegetarians is related to their own feelings of moral conflict around eating animals. Sigal Samuel Yeah, we don’t tend to love being around people who make us grapple with uncomfortable questions. Especially if they’re very in-your-face or self-righteous about it and you have to be around them all the time, like with a romantic partner. Your study also refers to something called the “partner choice model.” Can you explain that a bit? Molly Crockett “Partner choice” is a mechanism through which traits evolve because they promote being chosen as a social partner. There’s a lot of work suggesting that our preferences for cooperation evolved through partner choice mechanisms, because people who were naturally more cooperative were more likely to be chosen as social partners. They reaped the benefits of being chosen, both through social capital and through reproduction, and then they passed those traits to the next generation. My idea is that some of our moral intuitions might be explained through the same mechanism. Our deontological intuitions, to the extent that they signal to others that we’re better social partners, make us more likely to be chosen, and therefore they get passed onto the next generation. Sigal Samuel Wait, unpack this evolutionary explanation a bit. By “through reproduction,” do you mean that parents with deontological views are more likely to rear their kids with deontological views? Molly Crockett Both that, and ... This is more speculative, but to the extent that deontological moral intuitions have a genetic component, it could be passed on that way as well. Obviously there’s not going to be a gene for deontological intuitions. There’s not a one-to-one mapping between genetics and complex psychological traits. But to the extent that these traits arise from brain processes (and there’s a lot of evidence that they do), there may be a heritable component. Sigal Samuel This reminds me of the neurophilosopher Patricia Churchland’s new book, Conscience, about the biological basis of morality. Churchland and I recently talked about how brain differences, which are underwritten by differences in our genes, shape our moral attitudes — and how those can be highly heritable. So genetics isn’t everything, but it is playing some role. Molly Crockett Absolutely. Broadly, my work is quite compatible with Churchland’s views. I think the argument she makes is consistent with some of our empirical work showing that when people are deciding whether to benefit themselves by harming another person, their brain activity tracks with how blameworthy other people would find the harmful choice. Conscience might manifest as the brain predicting how other people would view our actions. Sigal Samuel When you write about the implications of your studies, you talk specifically about effective altruism, a movement supported by Peter Singer, who’s probably the most influential utilitarian philosopher alive. You say the studies’ findings suggest that if you’re an effective altruist you’re going to face some stumbling blocks in terms of how people perceive you, which could impact the movement’s ability to grow. What can effective altruists do to mitigate the potential negative perception of them? Molly Crockett I think there are a few possibilities. Here’s one: We’ve shown in some other work that when people are judging the praiseworthiness of good deeds, they consider both the benefits that those deeds bring about and also how good it feels to perform those actions. If anything, our data suggests people weight how good it feels more strongly in judging praiseworthiness, such that people might think that a good deed that brings very little benefit but gives you a really warm fuzzy glow is actually more praiseworthy than a good deed that feels detached and emotionless but brings about a lot of benefit. Drawing on this insight, effective altruists might emphasize the personal satisfaction that can arise from donating to effective causes, and talk about their own personal experience with the movement in ways that convey what it means to them. In my lab now, we’re starting to think a lot about narrative — how the stories we tell about our own and others’ behavior give rise to our sense of ourselves as moral beings, and how that can actually change our behavior over the long run. I think the effective altruism movement in some sense misses an opportunity to draw on the very powerful role that narratives play in shaping our psychology. Sigal Samuel So, if I have a narrative about myself that emphasizes why having a more evidence-backed, cost-effective approach to giving actually makes me feel really good and gives me that glow, conveying that might get people more interested in my approach? Molly Crockett Potentially. Of course, conveying that may butt up against the “do-gooder derogation” effect. So you’d have to be careful about that. I think this conversation just goes to show how much of a challenge it is to change moral behavior. There are so many different levers you can press to try to change behavior, but often they’re working at odds with one another. So if you press one, that inadvertently presses other levers that counteract its effect. It’s a complex system we’re dealing with. Sign up for the Future Perfect newsletter. 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Trump Won’t Leave The White House Unscathed
The case for federalism.
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Italians told to celebrate Christmas at home to fight COVID-19
MILAN — Italy recorded a pandemic-high daily death toll Thursday, providing a grim backdrop for Premier Giuseppe Conte’s cheerless announcement of restrictions for the Christmas holidays that will make it difficult for extended families to celebrate together as is customary. Italiasn like to say, “Christmas with family, Easter with whomever you please,” underlining the sacrosanct...
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'Selena: The Series': The True Story of Selena Quintanilla
All nine episodes of Netflix's "Selena: The Series" released on Friday.
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Wikipedia page for Biden’s COVID-19 czar scrubbed of politically damaging material
The Wikipedia page of Jeff Zients, who has been tapped to be the coronavirus “czar” in the Biden administration, was recently scrubbed of politically damaging material to make him appear more progressive, according to a report. Zients, the former chief of Obama’s National Economic Council, will take over Dr. Deborah Birx’s duties as the White...
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Trump and the GOP try to put the monster they created back in the cage
Republicans are launching a nascent effort to delegitimize Lin Wood and Sidney Powell, who have led calls for a potential GOP boycott of the January races.
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‘The Mandalorian’ Just Changed Everything We Know About Boba Fett
It's like we're meeting Boba Fett again for the very first time.
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Here we go again: The US could start losing jobs very soon
The job market recovery is at risk of stalling out as the pandemic intensifies. The rapid loss of momentum in the economy raises the pressure on Washington to do what should be a no-brainer: provide more fiscal relief.
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Fauci on accepting Biden's offer to join his team: 'Absolutely, I said yes right on the spot'
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Less Than a Third of Americans Will Definitely Get the COVID Vaccine: Poll
Despite the increase in positive public sentiment, a majority of Americans still say they would be uncomfortable being among the first to take a vaccine.
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Is ‘Mulan’ Based on a True Story?
Learn about the truth behind the story and the original Ballad of Mulan.
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The 23 best monthly subscription boxes for gifts that keep on giving
Everyone loves getting gifts during the holidays. But what if the unwrapping didn’t have to stop after December ends? Subscription boxes are the perfect way to extend the season of giving, and with so many monthly boxes to choose from, finding the perfect niche box for everyone on your holiday list has never been easier....
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