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How Does Tylenol Work? The Truth Is, We Don’t Know… [Reactions]

Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol™, is one of the most popular pain relievers in the world, selling more than 27 billion doses in 2009 alone.

It can reduce fevers, eliminate aches and pains and relieve cough and cold symptoms. But how does it work? The truth is, no one knows exactly. On this episode, Reactions examines the theories about the popular pill.

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Tylenol is a registered trademark of McNeil Consumer Healthcare.

Keep Calm and Dope On
joslightbringer:

Birth of a new meme.Just threw this together in Photoshop. The font isn’t quite right, but it is as close as I could get. My thoughts on the whole situation:As an avid cyclist, I’ve always enjoyed the freedom that comes with two wheels. However, being into mountain biking, I’ve never been one to watch the Tour De France. 
Quite a few years ago, Lance Armstrong, who was at the time a top level cyclist, but by no means a TDF winner, stepped away from racing because he had developed testicular cancer. A few short years later, he’s back in the saddle and suddenly winning TDFs… not once, not twice, not even three times… but a record SEVEN times. I vaguely remember seeing Armstrong in a Jersey with Bristol Meyer Squibb across it. That’s when I knew he was cheating. You see… testicular cancer and chemo destroyed the man’s ability to produce normal levels of testosterone. 
A Drug company suddenly becoming a major sponsor made me suspicious… especially after I discovered that BMS was producing hormone therapy products. I don’t know if this is actually true, but it made me question the whole thing at the time. Suffice to say, I’ve never been a fan and after Lance’s buddy Floyd Landis got busted in 2006, my suspicions got closer to be confirmed. If Landis tested positive, then all that could’ve meant is that the testing procedure caught up to whatever Armstrong was using. As it stands, the Tour De France now has a 8 year gap in its history where it has no winner. Thanks Lance (and Floyd). Thanks for showing what cycling is all about and what Livestrong really means.

Keep Calm and Dope On

joslightbringer:

Birth of a new meme.

Just threw this together in Photoshop. The font isn’t quite right, but it is as close as I could get. 

My thoughts on the whole situation:

As an avid cyclist, I’ve always enjoyed the freedom that comes with two wheels. However, being into mountain biking, I’ve never been one to watch the Tour De France.

Quite a few years ago, Lance Armstrong, who was at the time a top level cyclist, but by no means a TDF winner, stepped away from racing because he had developed testicular cancer. A few short years later, he’s back in the saddle and suddenly winning TDFs… not once, not twice, not even three times… but a record SEVEN times.

I vaguely remember seeing Armstrong in a Jersey with Bristol Meyer Squibb across it. That’s when I knew he was cheating. You see… testicular cancer and chemo destroyed the man’s ability to produce normal levels of testosterone.

A Drug company suddenly becoming a major sponsor made me suspicious… especially after I discovered that BMS was producing hormone therapy products. I don’t know if this is actually true, but it made me question the whole thing at the time. Suffice to say, I’ve never been a fan and after Lance’s buddy Floyd Landis got busted in 2006, my suspicions got closer to be confirmed. If Landis tested positive, then all that could’ve meant is that the testing procedure caught up to whatever Armstrong was using. As it stands, the Tour De France now has a 8 year gap in its history where it has no winner.

Thanks Lance (and Floyd). Thanks for showing what cycling is all about and what Livestrong really means.

Diosdado Cabello se saca los mocos y los pega debajo de la mesa (0:20)

Carta leída por Diosdado Cabello en la Asamblea Nacional en la que el vicepresidente Nicolás Maduro pide, en nombre de Hugo Chávez, postergar la toma de posesión.

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Meanwhile in Russia: Cool Smoker Cruisin’ in his Ride gets an Unexpected Wakeup Call [HD 3D]

We can all understand why a young man in this day and age would like to look cool in his ride when cruising the streets, as well as why he would want to film himself from not one, but two different cameras while doing so.

The only problem with that is, when you put yourself in an embarrassing situation like, let’s say, paying attention to other drivers, passengers and pedestrians instead of keeping your eyes on the road, it can turn and bite you in the behinds if you don’t get rid of the recording material…

If you don’t, then the internet gods will make sure that you become the star you never wanted to be…

(story from Carscoop)

Up!