Socalled: A rapper sings Yiddish folk songs

“I’m the Mahatma Gandhi of hip hop because I’m really skinny,” said Socalled in The ‘Socalled’ Movie, a film about about his art. The 41-year-old artist, whose real name is Joshua Dolgin, is known for his absurd humor. Dolgin was born into a Jewish family in Ottawa, but he developed his passion for traditional Yiddish […]

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Adorable Police Puppies Were The Real Stars Of Chile’s Military Parade

Adorable golden retriever puppies – who will grow up to serve as police dogs – stole the show at Chile’s annual military parade on Wednesday. The puppies took part in the military parade to celebrate Chile’s 208th Independence Day, reports Evening Standard. Adorable pictures and videos that have now gone viral on social media show […]

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Meet the team that’s tracking down sex partners to stop a surge in STDs

In northwest Oregon’s Clackamas County, health officials have decided to ask anyone who comes in with an STD who their sexual partners are — and then track those partners down. That job falls to two women: registered nurse Mary Horman and disease intervention specialist Liz Baca. They do most of the work over the phone, […]

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Students weighed down by heavy backpacks, ‘text neck’

Mothers’ own health influences obesity in children, study confirms