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Cold War: From Wikipedia (this day in the yesteryear)


East German construction workers building the Berlin Wall.

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others). Historians do not fully agree on the dates, but a common timeframe is the period between 1947, the year the Truman Doctrine, a U.S. foreign policy pledging to aid nations threatened by Soviet expansionism, was announced, and either 1989, when communism fell in Eastern Europe, or 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed. The term “cold” is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two sides, but they each supported major regional wars known as proxy wars.

13 Must Have Products Going Viral in 2018 – Life’d

13 Must Have Products Going Viral in 2018
Here are 13 of the coolest, wildest, and smartest products available to the public in 2018. These gadgets and gizmos have been selling like crazy all year long. This compilation of 13 products have made our list of the top gadgets for 2018 by being useful, fun and innovative.

Many of them are products you’d never even expect to go viral, but they sold millions worldwide! Not only can you read about them here, you can click the links provided if you want to order them, without having to pick up the phone. . .or even leaving your house.

  1. Skywire Antenna — Free TV
    Did you know you can pick up network TV for free? You just need the right antenna — SkyWire Antenna indoor antenna. No subscription fee. No installation fee. No satellite dish. Attach the sleek antenna to your wall or hide it under a cabinet or behind a picture — as long as there is a good signal — and enjoy watching leading networks, including 90 of the top 100 programs. All for free! (Yes, it’s legal.) You also get free DVR capability with an on-screen channel guide. What will you use the extra money for when you cancel your monthly cable or satellite TV subscriptions and get SkyWire? You can think about that while you enjoy free TV.
    Click Here To Learn More About SkyWire »
  2. SmartCam — Catch a Thief
    It’s a phone charger. It’s also a secret camera, putting eyes in your home when you’re away, or in your hotel room when you’re not there, or in your office while you’re out. You can see what’s happening while you are not present. It’s unfortunate that some people are not honest. (Ever come across one of them?) Now you can catch them with Snap Smart Cam. Thieves won’t pay it any attention because the device looks like a regular phone charger. You can even use it to watch your kids. Its clever design requires no batteries and when the memory fills, the SmartCam will automatically begin recording over the oldest (and therefore unneeded) videos. If you travel overnight, work in an office with others, or use cleaning people, get the peace of mind SmartCam offers. Over 300 users give SmartCam 5 stars.
    Click Here To Learn More About Snap Smart Cam »
  3. Night Guide Driving Glasses
    Driving at night is hazardous for everybody, most accidents happen after sunset when we’re all visually impaired. But what if there were a way to focus better in the dark? Recent developments in eyewear mean that you can thanks to the inventors of Night Guide Driving Glasses. The technology behind NightGuide HD has been designed to reduce the glare and eye strain associated with driving in the dark, and it dramatically improves your night driving vision even in inclement weather. NightGuide HD let’s you see enhanced colors, and gives you the same visual clarity as a high definition TV, and it only costs a fraction of the of price of designer glasses. It protects your eyes in style from all angles (unlike clip-ons), just slide them over your prescription glasses and hit the road!
    Click Here To Learn More About Night Guide Driving Glasses »
  4. Mobile Screen Cast
    Say goodbye to cable once and for all! There’s a better way to get your sports fix or watch TV, and at a fraction of the cost and its called Mobile Screen Cast. Why pay for expensive cable services or dish packages when you can just use your Smart Phone? Mobile Screen Cast uses sophisticated MirrorProjection® technology, that sends all video and audio wirelessly from your phone directly to your TV, making your phone into a wireless home-theater system. Mobile Screen Cast is user friendly and allows you to use all of the apps you’re already familiar with like Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime Video. Literally, anything you can do on your phone can go right on your TV! Mobile Screen Cast even works from your tablet or laptop, so you’ll always have access to the shows you want wherever there’s internet service.

Click Here To Learn More About Mobile Screen Cast »
5. HD Zoom
What’s that in the sky? Could it be Santa and his reindeer? The only way to tell is with an HD Zoom Get sharp, clear, precise images on your phone and see up to MILES AWAY! Capture breathtaking photos in any weather with this must have smartphone accessory. It’s waterproof, fog proof and scratch resistant with an anti-skid frosted grip so you can catch Santa in the action! Perfect for watching sporting events, concerts, or plays, with this zoom lens you won’t miss a thing! It’s small enough to fit in your pocket (or Christmas stocking), but powerful enough to compete with a $6,000 DLSR. This gadget is perfect for the photography nut on your shopping list.
Click Here To Learn More About HD Zoom »
6. Dashboard Doc

Car problems are a pain and everyone dreads when that check engine light turns on. Not knowing what it means is a source of anxiety that we’ve all felt, it’s only natural that we all assume a costly repair must lie ahead. But don’t worry there’s an app for that, it’s called Dashboard Doc, and it allows you to understand what your car is trying to tell you without having to stop what you’re doing to go seek a potentially expensive professional opinion. Just plug the Dashboard Doc under your car dash and the diagnostic device will connect to the free App on your phone. Simply use your phone to analyze your check engine light without ever going to an auto-shop! Once the Dashboard is connected to the App, you can perform a route analysis or health scan to quickly diagnose your car. Dashboard Doc allows you figure out the severity of the problem, learn exactly why your check engine light came on, and to even set automatic oil change or maintenance reminders for yourself. Now you can finally stay on top of car maintenance before problems arise.

Click Here To Learn More About Dashboard Doc »
7. Selfie Drone
Drones and selfies may go down as two of the greatest icons of this generation, so matching them together was only natural. The Selfie Drone is like having a flying GoPro that can take to the sky and give you a bird’s eye view for your Instagram. Light weight and portable, the Selfie Drone provides a compact version of the camera drone experience that any backpacker or globetrotter should never be denied. You can pilot the drone by remote or by your phone and record the images to show off to your social media following in no time. Family photos and trips to the beach may never be the same again, and with the Selfie Drone your entire life becomes a personal movie with you in the director’s chair.

Click Here To Learn More About Selfie Drone »
8. 1Tac Tactical Pen

With today’s strict airport travel rules many of the tactical knives and gadgets of the past are no longer travel companions. A discreet form of self-defense that the TSA can’t confiscate is hard to come by, but the Tactical Pen manages to deliver. The Tac1 Tactical Pen has replaced the Swiss Army Knife as a tactical tool kit on the go, offering a modern version of everything you used to be able to keep in a well-made pocket knife and then some. It’s a potential life saving survival tool, equipped with a long-lasting LED light, a tungsten steel glass breaker for emergencies, a razor sharp stainless steel blade concealed inside, and a sleek portable design that fits neatly into a single multi-functional pen…you can even sign paperwork with it as you walk casually through customs without it being detected as anything more than a writing utensil. In the volatile times we live in it’s good to be prepared, so get tactical with a Tactical Pen today.
Click Here To Learn More About 1Tac Tactical Pen »
9. Tigress Alert — Personal Protection Alarm

It’s a dangerous world out there and self-defense has never been more timely. They say that great things come in small packages, and the Tigress Alert proves that in spades. With the mere pull of an Easy-See Strap this little alarm emits an absolutely deafening 130 decibels that’s on par with the roar of a jet engine! These provide ideal pocket-sized protection for kids, teens, women, delivery people, and anybody who wants peace of mind when they’re out at night or traveling. And the keychain size makes sure Tigress Alert is discreetly within reach as you walk to your car or down an unfamiliar street. Attaches to your bag, purse, or jacket so that you’re never unprepared for the unexpected. Complete with an LED light to shine the way to safety in a pinch, so there’s no more fumbling for your keys in the dark.
Click Here To Learn More About Tigress Alert »
10. Tac Torch

You never know when disaster may strike, and when the power goes out you’ll need a light. That’s where the 1Tac Torch comes to play. The 1 Tac Torch is the flashlight version of a Swiss Army Knife, with 5 different modes of light, including the ability to act as either a lamp or a strobe light, and with a bulb that shines 25 X brighter than a normal flashlight. It’s a potential life saving survival tool, battery operated and durable to the elements, it’s the perfect travel or camping companion for when the moment arrives. In the volatile times we live in it’s good to be prepared, so get tactical with a 1 Tac Torch today.

Click Here To Learn More About 1Tac Torch »
11. Starscope

Cost effective and German engineered, the Starscope is a game changer for viewfinders and optical equipment everywhere. No longer will hunters, outdoorsmen or survivalists have to break the bank with bulky name brand binoculars. The Starscope is a portable telescope that can go anywhere with the highest quality optics modern technology has to offer. You can even attach your Starscope to a smart phone or camera to record things you’re observing from afar. Light weight and designed to be compact, you can take the Starscope wherever you dare to go!

Click Here To Learn More About Starscope »
12. Polex

We’ve all seen those costly but super cool name brand mugs offered by YETI. But what if you could have the same innovative “temperature-controlling” technology at an affordable price? That’s where Polex Tumbler steps up to the plate, making cooler technology accessible for any budget. With the POLEX Tumbler you get to keep your drink ice cold for the duration of a hot summer’s day or as warm as a cup of soup for a winter night, it will even keep ice frozen for 72 hours! Why pay for expensive name brand tumblers when you can enjoy the same beverage technology for a fraction of the cost? Grab a POLEX Tumbler today!

Click Here To Learn More About Polex »
13: Nomad Backpack

A theft proof backpack you say? Sounds impossible, but it isn’t! It’s called the Nomad Backpack, and it’s made to make life difficult for would be thieves. The Nomad backpack was designed with an innovative anti-theft zipper that keeps thieves at bay and away from your essential travel possessions. It’s practical, stylish, and even includes a USB port so that you can charge your phone or laptop. Weather you travel for business or pleasure, this is the carry-on companion you want as you go through airport security or navigate the bus routes of an unfamiliar place. Never leave home without one!

Click Here To Learn More About Nomad Backpack »

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Once again illustrating how the federal government hides information from the American public: It is about Loretta Lynch, attorney general of USA

Check out @JudicialWatch’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/JudicialWatch/status/971160245182464001?s=09

Once again illustrating how the federal government hides information from the American public,

new Department of Justice emails obtained by Judicial Watch reveal that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch used a fake alias to conduct official DOJ business. https://t.co/jzU9g8qQiF

Watch “Katie Melua – Nine Million Bicycles” on YouTube

Just Like Heaven
Katie Melua

Show me how you do that trick
The one that makes me scream he said
The one that makes me laugh he said
And threw his arms around my neck
Show me how you do it
And I promise you I promise that
I’ll run away with you
I’ll run away with you
Spinning on that dizzy edge
I kissed his face and kissed his head
And dreamed of all the different ways I had
To make him glow
Why are you so far away? he said
Why won’t you ever know that I’m in love with you
That I’m in love with you
You, soft and only
You, lost and lonely
You, strange as angels
Dancing in the deepest oceans
Twisting in the water
You’re just like a dream
You’re just like a dream
Daylight licked me into shape
I must have been asleep for days
And moving lips to breathe his name
I opened up my eyes
And found myself alone alone
Alone above a raging sea
That stole the only boy I loved
And drowned him deep inside of me
You, soft and only
You, lost and lonely
You, just like heaven
You, soft and only
You, lost and lonely
You, just like heaven

Songwriters: Boris Williams / Laurence Andrew Tolhurst / Porl Thompson / Robert James Smith / Simon Gallup
Just Like Heaven lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

Mother-of-two warns of the dangers of tanning beds with a photo of her skin cancer scar


Mother-of-two warns of the dangers of tanning beds with a photo of her skin cancer scar
Chelsea Ritschel

Mother-of-two warns of the dangers of tanning beds with a photo of her skin cancer scar
The mother-of-two wants other parents to keep their children away from tanning beds
A mum has shared a selfie of her scarred face on Facebook to warn of the dangers of tanning beds.

Mallory Lubbock, a mother-of-two from Iowa, recently had a skin cancer spot removed from her top lip – the result of her days as a teenager spent in tanning beds.

After the painful procedure, Lubbock, 26, shared photos on her Facebook, where she described the future doctors checkups she will have to endure and criticised her younger self for tanning in tanning beds.

How a woman’s brutally honest selfie saved lives
Lubbock wrote: “So, today I got my first cancerous spot removed. I now get to go back for suture removal/wound check, an appointment to get my WHOLE body checked out, VERY routine check-ups for a long while, and then routine check-ups for life, and almost 100% certainly many more painful a** appointments of getting skin cancer taken off my body.

“Damn it 16-year-old Mallory that went tanning every single day for 2 years. I will try like hell to make sure my daughter will not be laying in a single tanning bed while she is under my roof and I hope her just hearing about and seeing Mama go through this will be enough.”

Lubbock then advised other parents to take her warning seriously and keep their children out of the dangerous beds.

“You guys. Get your daughters out of tanning beds. Get your 16-year-old sister out of them. It’s so not worth it. Is tan skin REALLY worth it?” the mum asked.

Concluding her post, Lubbock wrote: “I am now the mom at the beach with the umbrella and my spf 100 HEAVILY applied. Never ever ever did I think this would happen to me (who does?)”

In the photos, Lubbock shows off a heavily bandaged upper lip, as well as a deep scar that extends to her nose.

The images are difficult to look at – which Lubbock hopes will be enough to scare other people away from tanning beds.

The mum-of-two told Yahoo: “I remember seeing skin cancer posts on Facebook and thinking, ‘Oh, that’ll never happen to me.’ I wanted to bring awareness to not only what can happen when you’re out in the sun without sunscreen but also in a tanning bed.”

Tanning beds can be just as dangerous, if not more so, than tanning in the sun.

According to SkinCancer.org: “people who first use a tanning bed before age 35 increase their risk for melanoma by 75 per cent.”

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and although it is not the most common, it causes the most deaths, according to SkinCancer.org.

On Facebook, many people are praising Lubbock for sharing the warning, which has since been shared close to 200 times.

The Independent has reached out to Lubbock for comment.

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Liberal Democrat Vince Cable slammed for “white faces” Brexit slur | City A.M.

Cable slammed for “white faces” Brexit slur
Helen Cahill

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has been slammed for saying the Brexit vote was driven by a nostalgia for a time “when faces were white”.

Speaking at his party’s spring conference today, Cable said young people had been disappointed by the outcome of the EU referendum and that the vote had plunged the country into a “non-violent civil war”.

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“Too many were driven by a nostalgia for a world where passports were blue, faces were white, and the map was coloured imperial pink,” he said.

“Their votes on one wet day in June, crushing the hopes and aspiration of the young for years to come. The excuse for this outrage – a vision of a global Britain signing lots of new trade deals – is a fraud. Far from opening our arms to the world, we will be tearing up preferential trade deals we already have with 27 countries in the EU and 74 outside it.”

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James Cleverly, Tory MP and deputy chairman of the Conservatives, said: “I thought we had moved on from the prejudiced view that Brexit was driven by casual racism. It certainly wasn’t the reason I voted for Brexit.

“We now have an opportunity for the UK to build modern, mutually beneficial cultural and economic relationships with the world. For Sir Vince to dismiss these opportunities show that he is the one who is backward looking.”

Prominent backbench Brexiteer John Redwood said Cable’s comment was “complete nonsense”.

“That is a complete misunderstanding of what was happening,” he said. “What doesn’t Cable understand about our democracy? Why do these people want to give all our money away? I find it extraordinary.”

Tory MEP Dan Hannan said:

Amazing that Vince Cable, who likes to portray himself as reasonable, casually dismisses 17.4m people as racists. Voting Leave was the opposite of nostalgia. We are breaking free from a declining trade bloc and embracing the growing markets across the oceans.

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