A Stroke Caused A Man To See Everything As A Scaled-Down Miniature

A stroke can have all kinds of strange and unusual effects on people’s perceptions, from changing their sense of smell to hallucinations. In a particularly curious instance of this perception-twisting effect, a man suffered from a stroke and developed micropsia, a visual disorder in which objects are perceived to be smaller than they actually are, like a shrunken-down miniature. Whatever he looked at – whether it was an item in the grocery store, a corridor, or even himself in the mirror – it appeared to be a fraction of its actual size.  As reported in a new case study published in the journal Neurocase, a 64-year-old man was admitted to a hospital in the Netherlands with weakness in his left arm. He also said that he …

Lizzo called a snitch for accusing Postmates runner of stealing food

The tweet, posted on Monday evening has since been taken down, but screenshots show Lizzos complaint tagging Postmates. In another tweet responding to a fan calling her out for exposing the womans name, Lizzo wrote, the front desk told me she walked in, clocked it as delivered, then walked out with food in hand. A lot of people felt that it was justified Lizzo was upset but argued she didnt need to expose the identity of the delivery person. one user tweeted. So Lizzo posted the photo of the person who stole her food… on the internet. So she "twitter do ya thang"-ed over a postmate delivery? I'd be upset about my food too, but i'd probably just tweet about …

Kendall Jenner Shades The Hair Dye Off Khlo Kardashian For Claiming They Look ‘Exactly’ The Same Now! – Perez Hilton

As we reported, Kendall Jenner The incident went down after a fan reached out to Khloé Kardashian on Twitter and asked the KUWTK star how she felt about Kenny’s new hair color.  thought her younger sis looked good — so good, in fact, the model reminded the mother of another frequently-blonde KarJenner sister: herself! “She’s so perfect either way!!!!!! I mean now she looks exactly like me #TwistedSisters”  Only Kendall wasn’t here for the comparison. She wrote in response:  Kourtney Kardashian Has Seriously Considered Leaving ‘KUWTK’: ‘Every Day Is Different’ Kendall Jenner Goes Blonde… But Is It A Wig?? Hailey Bieber Talks Feeling ‘Inferior’ To Supermodel Kendall Jenner & Discusses Her ‘Hard’ Marriage To Justin Bieber CLICK CLICK CLICK Next …

Theres no end and no escape. You feel so, so exposed: life as a victim of revenge porn

This ever-evolving crime rages almost unchecked. Three women talk about the devastating effect it had and still has on them Ruth King (not her real name) can still remember the call coming through on her mobile. She thinks of that moment as the start of hell. It was four years ago, but I remember it clear as day, she says. It was my friend warning that there were videos of me everywhere. Her husband worked at a local factory and pornographic videos of me were being shared between all the workers. Kings instant response was to vomit. I was working with my dad hes an old-fashioned type of guy, so what could I say? I told him I wasnt well …

Umbrella jammed in door locks workers out of office for days

A tweet bearing photo evidence of the predicament quickly went viral, inspiring many to suggest solutions How many co-workers does it take to open a door? More than a handful, members of the shared office space WeWork found out this week. Employees of an unnamed company renting space in a Washington DC WeWork building returned to work after the weekend to find they were unable to enter the office an umbrella had fallen sideways, jamming the door. Neeraj Agrawal, a spokesman for cryptocurrency non-profit Coin Center, tweeted photo evidence of the predicament, which quickly went viral. Neeraj K. Agrawal (@NeerajKA) My friends entire company is locked out of their WeWork office because an umbrella fell, jamming the door. No one …

DA wont prosecute Antonio Brown on rape accusations because of statute

The New England Patriots wide receiver wont be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute of limitations, according to authorities New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown wont be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute of limitations, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement. Britney Taylor is Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Lawsuit Against Lyft Alleges Driver Kidnapped Passenger And Raped Her

A woman who says she was kidnapped by a Turkos wrote in a Medium post The lawsuit alleges that Lyft’s response to sexual assault and rape allegations against its drivers is “appallingly inadequate.” It claims the driver who attacked Turkos remained on Lyft’s platform under a different name even after law enforcement contacted the company about its investigation into the rape.  Lyft told HuffPost that the driver in question has been removed from the platform, but did not say when, and that the company worked with law enforcement as they investigated the 2017 incident.  “What this rider describes is awful, and something no one should have to endure,” Lyft said in a statement. “The unfortunate fact remains that one in …

George Conway Blames Procrastinating Congress For Emboldening Trump

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor do its duty” and move to impeach President  “Congressional procrastination has probably emboldened Trump, and it risks emboldening future presidents who might turn out to be of his sorry ilk,” he wrote in a piece co-authored by general Barack Obama. Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the president has apparently become involved in another, even more troubling incident, the attorneys said. unidentified whistleblower in the U.S. intelligence community concerned a July phone call by Trump to Ukraine’s president to allegedly pressure him to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and the former vice president’s The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal have reported. At that point Trump had …

Jillian Mercado On Being A Disabled Latina Model: ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’

I first ran into Jillian Mercado for major companies like Nordstrom. The 32-year-old, who lives with muscular dystrophy and uses an electric wheelchair, scored her first major campaign with denim brand Diesel promoting the Formation World Tour. That same year, she collaborated with Target and scored high-profile interviews in Glamour, among other major media. “It’s hard to envision someone like yourself being in such a high position as being an activist or being a model in the industry because you just don’t see it, you know?” Mercado told me in a phone interview last month. “I just found a moment within myself where I was just like, if I don’t see it out there, and I know in my heart and …

Right-wing sites falsely claimed group of Somalis attacked man in viral video

, feeding into anti-Somali sentiments Sahan JournalSurveillance footage of the brutal attack, which took place Aug. 3 outside the Target Field baseball stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has gone viral on social media. The video shows a group of men in a courtyard attack a man who is sitting on the pavement, seemingly unprompted. What starts as punching and hitting at the beginning of the two-minute minute gets progressively worse. The men take turns holding the victim or jumping on his chest or kicking him. At different points, the men are seen leaving the victim alone for a few seconds before someone else attacks him. At one point, the attackers throw a plant pot at the man. Toward the end, one …

Fire erupts on field before game between Colts and Titans in Tennessee

A fire from a pyrotechnics machine burning on the field before the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. (AP Photo/James Kenney) It could be seen blowing hot flames toward the spectators in a manner that resembled a massive flamethrower. Smoke blew out from the flames into the air toward spectators sitting nearby who were forced to move back a few rows to safety. CLEVELAND BROWNS ISSUE BAN FOR BEER THROW TO MAN WHO DIDN’T ATTEND GAME AGAINST TITANS: REPORT Crews extinguishing the fire before the game in Nashville. (AP Photo/Wade Payne) CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Crews reportedly covered the pyrotechnics machine with sand following the incident, and all that remained was a charred mound on …

Emergency Sirens Accidentally Set Off In Hawaii, Sending Residents Into Panic

sent into a panic” after the sounding of emergency sirens, local media reported. Residents frantically radio stations in an attempt to figure out what had happened and deluged the phone lines of state agencies and police. Minutes later, at 5:18 p.m. local time, the agency tweeted that the sirens had been sounded by mistake by the Honolulu Police Department. According to officials, the sirens were set off at around 5:10 p.m. “I just want to apologize to the public,” police Chief Susan Ballard “We realize we need to make sure that we’re training on training equipment only,” she said.  The siren error was reminiscent of the During that incident, it took authorities about 38 minutes to announce that the alert had …

Here’s What’s Happening With All The Recent Jerry Falwell Jr. Scandals

Jerry Falwell Jr. has recently been generating more headlines than usual, and each additional report makes it harder to keep up with the scandals. a string of news stories accusing him of shady real estate deals, hypocritical personal choices, alleged self-dealing to profit his family and creating what employees call a culture of fear at his Lynchburg, Virginia-based school.  reviewed by Reuters revealed that Falwell had disparaged students and staff at the Christian university, referring to one student as “emotionally imbalanced and physically retarded” and calling the campus police chief a “half-wit.” Liberty’s general counsel, David Corry, told Reuters that the school wouldn’t respond “without knowing the details or seeing email chains in their entirety.” Politico published an exposé in which more …

Boy Who Swam In California Hot Spring Dies Two Weeks Later From Brain-Eating Amoeba

An otherwise healthy young boy was promptly rushed to a Southern California hospital last November after experiencing a headache, vomiting, fever, and an “altered mental state” that would eventually prove fatal. Initially, doctors at the Intensive Care unit treated the boy for bacterial and viral meningitis. When he began showing signs of decreased consciousness and respiratory failure that would require intubation and assisted breathing, doctors conducted a CT scan that showed his brain was swelling. An analysis of his spinal fluid would confirm a grim diagnosis: a rare but often fatal amoeba called Naegleria fowleri – more commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba.  He would be dead after just three days in the hospital. Twelve days before his diagnosis, the boy …

Businessman abducted, beaten and dumped by road

“Four masked men appeared, smashed the windows of Mr Lunney’s vehicle, forcibly removed him from the vehicle and bundled him into the boot of a black Audi saloon and drove him away from his home.” ‘Fears are justified’ Analysis: Julian Fowler, BBC News NI south-west reporter Kevin Lunney was a close associate of the County Fermanagh businessman Sean Quinn and worked with him in his attempts to regain control of the Quinn Group business empire that collapsed in 2012 after Mr Quinn made a disastrous investment in Anglo Irish Bank. There was a series of attacks in 2014 on property belonging to the new owners, including a fuel tanker that was driven into the headquarters building and set on fire. …

Loyalist protest over Glasgow marches ban

Image caption The Scottish Protestants Against Discrimination, backed by the Orange Order, organised the demo Can Glasgow ban all marchers over sectarian fears? Five marches banned over sectarian disorder fears Marches ‘stain’ Glasgow’s reputation, says Yousaf Police officer injured at Republican marches Jim McHarg, Grand Master of the Grand Orange Lodge of Scotland, said his group was standing “shoulder-to-shoulder” with Spad in protest at the council’s decision. He said: “There is no evidence of any protests or any planned protests against them. There should have been no reason to ban this parade because of trouble at the Republican parade. “Civil religious liberties are being taken away from people of this city and across the country by the nationalist-run authorities. There …