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The Weird Reason Bodybuilders Are Buying Breast Milk From Nursing Moms

The Weird Reason Bodybuilders Are Buying Breast Milk From Nursing Moms

Health
There’s a growing market online for nursing mothers who want to sell their breast milk—and weightlifters looking to build muscle are among the buyers. Just this week, one mom who gave birth in August made the claim that she’s pocketed $ 6,000 by selling her milk to bodybuilders.The 24-year-old mom, Rafaela Lamprou, overproduces milk, according to the New York Post, so she sells the excess. It’s not clear why her body makes more milk than her infant son needs, but an oversupply can lead to uncomfortable side effects like breast engorgement and plugged ducts.RELATED: 10 Breastfeeding Myths and FactsLamprou said that she was initially giving away her excess milk to moms who had trouble breastfeeding. But then men started asking
UK to seek exemption from US steel tariffs

UK to seek exemption from US steel tariffs

Business
The UK will seek an exemption from President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to the US, according to Trade Secretary Liam Fox.Mr Fox says he will travel to Washington next week when he will discuss the new duties.He said: "We will, of course, be looking to see how we can maximise the UK's case for exemption under these particular circumstances."Steel imports will carry a 25% tariff while aluminium will have a 10% duty.President Trump claims that the US has suffered from "unfair trade" and that the tariffs will boost the domestic market. Dr Fox said: "We understand the anxieties about steel over-production that the United States has but we believe there are other ways to tackle that on a multilateral basis."US chided over hefty import tariffsWhat impact will steel tari...
Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says

Technology
Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes. The study and other evidence "point toward her rather strongly," University of Tennessee anthropologist Richard Jantz said Thursday. Earhart disappeared during an attempted flight around the world in 1937, and the search for an answer to what happened to her and her navigator has captivated the public for decades. Jantz's analysis is the latest chapter in a back-and-forth that has played out about the remains, which were found in 1940 on Nikumaroro Island but are now lost. All that survive are seven measurements, from the skull and bones of the arm and leg. Those measurements led a scientist in 1941 to conclude the bones belong to a man. In 199...
China moving ahead with plans for next-generation X-ray observatory

China moving ahead with plans for next-generation X-ray observatory

Science
March 8 (UPI) -- China is getting closer to a finalized design for its next-generation X-ray observatory.As reported by Science this week, scientists at China's National Space Science Center are honing in on the final iteration of their design for the X-Ray Timing and Polarimetry, eXTP, satellite.The eXTP mission team plans to complete a prototype by 2022, with a goal to launch the satellite in 2025. The project will cost as an estimated $ 473 million.At recent meeting in Beijing, Xiangli Bin, vice president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, predicted eXTP would become "China's flagship science satellite.""As we only have seven years to go it sounds like mission impossible," Xiangli said. "But we will coordinate international efforts and deliver it without delay."Engineers plan to outfit...
Paul Newman took pay cut for Susan Sarandon

Paul Newman took pay cut for Susan Sarandon

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceHollywood actress Susan Sarandon has revealed that the late Paul Newman once gave her part of his salary.It's believed to have happened when they starred together in the 1998 film Twilight, which also featured Gene Hackman.Sarandon told BBC 5 live that she discovered that her two male co-stars were getting paid the same as each other - and more than her. She said Newman stepped in and said: "Well I'll give you part of mine."In an interview to mark the release of her new project, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, Sarandon told 5 live: "Emma Stone once came forward and said she got equal pay, because her male stars insisted upon it and gave up something of theirs. "That happened to me with Paul Newman at one point, when I did a film with him ages...