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Thursday March 25th, 2021 night edition

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And if the trend continues, we may very well reach a point where the human race is unable to reproduce itself.

Sperm concentration—the number of sperm per milliliter of semen—has dropped more than 50% among men in Western countries in just under 40 years.

The question of human fertility, and sperm counts in particular, is one with which Swan is well versed.

Men with excess phthalates in their bodies, for instance, will produce less testosterone and, as a result, fewer sperm.

I think that sperm counts are really low in many places in the world, and people should be very concerned.

And so he went back and he cleaned up his act, and then after a couple of months, his sperm count returned. »

TIL about the Moscow Water Dog, a now extinct breed commissioned for the Russian navy for the purpose of water rescues, that was so aggressive it would bite drowning victims instead of saving them

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Developed from familiar breeds like the Newfoundland and the Caucasian Shepherd Dog, the Moscow Water Dog is a rare breed.

The Moscow Water Dog is an extinct breed that was last seen sometime during the 1980s.

The breed was commissioned by the Russian government and developed by the Russian Navy in an attempt to create the ultimate rescue dog. »

Opinion: Canada risks becoming house-rich and everything else-poor

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Opinion: Canada risks becoming house-rich and everything else-poor When housing reaches half of all business investment, we have too much of a good thing Photo by Peter J. Thompson/National Post files.

That is a major reason why forecasters, including the Bank of Canada, are marking down their projections for growth.

In the early years of this century, business investment held its own against residential investment in Canada. »

Videos show ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among mob inside Capitol during January 6 riot

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(CNN) Footage from the January 6 riot at the US Capitol shows a close ally of Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene inside the building.

The publicly posted videos of the riot reviewed by CNN's KFile are now the first ​visual confirmation​ that Aguero went inside the building.

Later, Aguero can be heard chanting "our house" among the Capitol mob on the East Side of the building. »

Reddit’s most popular subreddits go private in protest against ‘censorship’

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ORIGINAL STORY: Many popular Reddit pages have gone private today, protesting against what they believe to be censorship on the site.

Regardless of Reddit’s comments on its handling of this protest, the subreddits still remain private at the time of this writing.

#Reddit's most popular subreddits have gone private in protest against its alleged hiring of Aimee Knight: — GameRevolution by Mandatory (@Game_Revolution) March 24, 2021. »