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Sunday April 4th, 2021 night edition

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DMX suffered a drug overdose Friday night and is currently in the hospital ... and the prognosis is not good.

Sources close to the rapper tell TMZ, the OD occurred at his home at around 11 PM.

DMX was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York and is in the critical care unit.

Another source says he's in a "vegetative state" and doctors have cautioned he may not make it.

As we have reported over the years, DMX, who was the cornerstone of the Ruff Ryders label, has battled substance abuse and has been to rehab several times.

His last rehab stint back in 2019 came after he completed a 12-month sentence for tax evasion.

We will, of course, update as information becomes available regarding his current situation. »

Amazon admits its drivers sometimes have to pee in bottles

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"Paying workers $15/hr doesn't make you a 'progressive workplace' when you union-bust & make workers urinate in water bottles," Pocan wrote.

The next day, Vice published a story with the headline "Amazon Denies Workers Pee in Bottles.

There are "dozens of threads and hundreds of comments" with drivers lamenting their need to pee in bottles, hedges, and other things besides a toilet. »

533 million Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online

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The personal data of over 500 million Facebook users has been posted online in a low-level hacking forum.

The exposed data includes personal information of over 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million records on users in the US, 11 million on users in the UK, and 6 million on users in India.

Insider reviewed a sample of the leaked data and verified several records by matching known Facebook users' phone numbers with the IDs listed in the data set. »

Georgia teen killed as friends shot at bottles; 17-year-old arrested

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A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a Georgia high school senior, authorities said Friday.

Chrzan was in possession of a .22-caliber pistol when it jammed and she handed the weapon to the 17-year-old boy.

Hulsey said the teen was attempting to unjam it when the gun fired, striking Chrzan in the head. »

Microdosing psychedelic drugs associated with increases in conscientiousness and reductions in neuroticism

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The practice involves taking a low dose of a psychedelic drug to enhance performance, or reduce stress and anxiety.

In an earlier study by one of us (Vince Polito), levels of depression and stress decreased after a six-week period of microdosing.

Our most recent findings suggest the positive effects of microdosing on psychological well-being could be due to a reduction in neuroticism. »