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Nostradamus ‘There will be a twin year’ prediction: Did Nostradamus predict coronavirus?

Nostradamus’ prophecies were written in short, four-lined passages and not long and detailed paragraphs.

Nostradamus also wrote in very vague and cryptic words, leaving his prophecies open to interpretation.

There is no mention of the above passage anywhere in Les Propheties and the supposed prophecy has not appeared anywhere before the coronavirus pandemic.

According to online sleuths at the hoax debunking website Snopes, the prophecy is not real.

Snopes said: “Nostradamus wrote a lot of stuff so general – and obscure – that with the help of a little imagination – and some liberal interpretations from the original French – people have claimed he has ‘predicted’ nearly every event of significance since the mid-16th century.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Burns Laura Ingraham: ‘Why Are You On TV Again?’

Looks like Fox News personality Laura Ingraham’s attempt to burn Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) blew up in her face.

Really badly.

It all started when the New York congresswoman tweeted that the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting people of color thanks to long-standing racial and economic inequalities.

Ingraham apparently wasn’t happy that Ocasio-Cortez was pointing out the negative effects of inequality, so she decided to belittle the congresswoman’s previous job as a bartender.

Ocasio-Cortez has previously said that people who try to insult her by bringing up her bartender past are just “clowning themselves.”

So she turned the joke around by pointing out the terrible job Ingraham has done reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Didn’t you just put a doctor on your show who faked their employment at Lenox Hill hospital and touted a COVID ‘treatment’ that you tweeted & Twitter had to remove because a man may have died trying self-administer it?” she responded.

Then she added this burn: “I’m sorry, why are you on TV again?”

Then she added receipts.

Ingraham tried to spin things by claiming the doctor she interviewed had “admitting privileges” at Lenox Hill, ignoring the fact that Twitter removed her tweet because it fell under their “misleading information policy” with its “Heightened-risk health claims.”

Still, Twitter users were impressed by the heat of the congresswoman’s burn.

One Twitter user did show concern for Ingraham’s condition after the takedown.

How to get toiletries without going to the drugstore

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Get essential toiletries without leaving the house.
Get essential toiletries without leaving the house.

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Going anywhere during the coronavirus outbreak has risks, but a pharmacy is especially questionable. Even though sick people are instructed to not leave the house at all, some might still be hitting up the pharmacy to get medicine.

You want to avoid this. You still need essential toiletries, though. You can shop online at Walgreens or CVS, or you could shop independent brands that likely aren’t as flooded by orders as the big-name, all-encompassing retailers. (P.S. If you haven’t already set your prescriptions to be delivered to your home, consider doing that.)

Dollar Shave Club has pretty much everything you need, but here are some other brands where you can buy toiletries like a toothbrush, razor, and deodorant:

Where to buy a toothbrush

How to get toiletries without going to the drugstore

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Not trying to tell you how to live your life, but you should ditch the cheap, plastic drugstore toothbrushes anyway. We’re all about electric toothbrushes here. There are some that even operate as a subscription service, so you never have to go out of your way to buy a new toothbrush again. These are some of our fave toothbrushes you can get outside of the pharmacy:

Where to buy a razor

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Tbh, shaving has taken a backseat for me while I’m social distancing and not leaving the house. But even the occasional grooming deserves a good razor. Here are some of our favorites (these brands also sell products like skin care and wax kits):

Where to buy deodorant

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Even though you’re not really leaving the house, you should still be wearing deodorant — especially if you’re doing some social distancing workouts. A lot of independent deodorant brands focus on natural deodorants and don’t typically offer antiperspirants, though Helmm sells both. Here’s where to get deodorant and antiperspirant:

Where to buy shampoo and conditioner

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Staying home all the time means you get to go even longer between hair washes, which means you’re going to come out of this with healthier hair. Even washing only once or twice a week during this span of a couple months can lead to you running out of shampoo and conditioner. This is where you can restock:

Where to buy menstruation products

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Periods suck and menstruating in isolation is no different. The bright side is you get to stay home in your PJs all day instead of going into work and wondering if you’re going to bleed through your pants. Like a lot of supplies, tampons have been limited at some retailers, so now is a good time to shop independent brands or invest in a menstrual cup. Check out these brands for period essentials:

Asteroid warning issued by the Bible? Scripture expert addresses claims of doomsday rock

Speaking to Express.co.uk, Professor Meyer, who is popularly known as The Bible Memory Man, shared his interpretation of scripture in the Book of Revelation.

He said: “In regards to the second verse you mentioned, it likely has nothing to do with a literal asteroid.

“John the author is quoting or alluding to the Old Testament at least 700 times in Revelation.

“John is referencing here the mountain like burning figure mentioned in the Old Testament book of Jeremiah: ‘I am against thee, o destroying mountain, saith the LORD, which destroyeth all the earth… and will make thee a burnt mountain’.

Alien structure on Mars? UFO hunter claims to find PYRAMID on the Red Planet

Earth’s next-door neighbour has proved to be a hotspot for hunting activity, with relentless theories of life on Mars. UFO enthusiasts are constantly searching for evidence of life on Mars, and one conspiracy theorist believes he has found the proof.

Prominent conspiracy theorist Scott C Waring was browsing through images from NASA’s Curiosity Rovers when he spotted what he believes are two pyramids.

The sharp-looking rocks are fuzzy in the distance, but following Mr Waring’s analysis, he says they are monuments built by an intelligent species.

However, he added that because the monuments are so small, the species which created them must also be smaller.

Mr Waring wrote on his blog ET Database: “I found two ancient pyramids on Mars today in a NASA photo.

“Both pyramids are close to one another and they both have entrances facing the NASA rover camera. They look ancient but has survived the test of time.

“Both pyramids are about three meters tall by five meters wide. A smaller species than us humans for sure, but nevertheless an intelligent species.”

However, sceptics and NASA would say the pyramids and other similar findings are just the effects of pareidolia – a psychological phenomenon when the brain tricks the eyes into seeing familiar objects or shapes in patterns or textures such as a rock surface.

This would mean the pyramids and other similar findings are simply rocks in a familiar-looking shape.

READ MORE:Life on Mars: ‘Ancient bottle’ in NASA pics stuns UFO hunter

Life after death: Man claims he saw NOTHING ‘I was floating in nothingness’

A person who only gives his name as Perry has shared his experience of the afterlife – or lack of it. Perry took to the Near Death Experience Research Foundation (NDERF) to reveal how he had almost died while drowning in icy water. Perry stated on NDERF’s website: “I was playing out on the ice with a couple of buddies, when I fell through the ice. My body was too shocked because of the cold water.

“I slowly started to fall deeper underwater while losing my breath. Eventually, I was coughing and inhaling too much water that I lost consciousness.”

It was then Perry technically died, and he believes he slipped into the afterlife.

While there, Perry stated he could feel his life slipping away from him.

Instead of seeing the bright lights and heavenly realms which people often talk about during a near-death experience, Perry stated that it was complete darkness and he had a real sense of absolute nothingness.

He continued: “After losing consciousness while drowning, I only saw darkness and couldn’t hear much of anything.

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Life after death: Man claims he saw NOTHING ‘I was floating in nothingness’ (Image: GETTY)

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Perry said there was no heaven, just black (Image: GETTY)

“I felt as if I were fading away. I was no longer attached to my body or anything else. It felt like I was floating in nothingness.

“My friend pulled me out of the water and immediately started performing CPR. At some point, I slowly started to regain an attachment to my body.

“I could hear him saying, ‘I’m never going to give up on you!’ Although, I could still not feel any body sensations.”

However, Perry believed it was his choice whether he wanted to return to this life, and stated: “I had the urge to go back. Then I had a sudden rush back into my body.”

Some researchers believe visions of an afterlife are normal phenomenon and not necessarily a sign of life after death.

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Perry fell through ice (Image: GETTY)

Dr Sam Parnia, director of critical care and resuscitation research at NYU Langone School of Medicine in New York City, said at an Oz Talk: “People describe a sensation of a bright, warm, welcoming light that draws people towards it.

“They describe a sensation of experiencing their deceased relatives, almost as if they have come to welcome them.

“They often say that they didn’t want to come back in many cases, it is so comfortable and it is like a magnet that draws them that they don’t want to come back.

“A lot of people describe a sensation of separating from themselves and watching doctors and nurses working on them.”

Dr Parnia said there are scientific explanations for the reaction, and says seeing people is not evidence of the afterlife, but more likely the brain just scanning itself as a survival technique.

Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne Co-Founder, Dies From Coronavirus At 52

Songwriter Adam Schlesinger died Wednesday from complications of the coronavirus. He was 52.

Schlesinger’s attorney of 25 years, Josh Grier, told Variety that the songwriter had been “very sick and heavily sedated” in an upstate New York hospital for more than a week at the time of his death.

Schlesinger was best known for composing “Stacy’s Mom” — a 2003 hit for Fountains of Wayne, the band he co-founded — as well as the songs for the CW musical-comedy show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” for which he won three Emmy Awards.

He was also nominated for an Oscar in 1996 for composing the title song to the Tom Hanks film “That Thing You Do.”

Schlesinger was nominated for two Tonys in 2008 for a stage musical version of the Johnny Depp film “Cry-Baby.”

Most recently, Schelesinger was working with Sarah Silverman on a stage adaptation of her memoir, “The Bedwetter,” as well as a musical adaptation of the TV show “The Nanny” with “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” star Rachel Bloom.

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