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Too Talkative Or Too Silent? Here’s What Your Zodiac Says About The Kind Of Drunk You Are

Let’s face it: sometimes when you’ve had one too may drinks, you’ve done some things that you may not be proud of. Heck, we’ve all been there! We also know that it’s hard to know just exactly what you’re like when you are walking on the tipsy side of life. After all, you’re a bit distracted with that thing we call “alcohol”. That’s why we’ve consulted your zodiac. Guys and girls, prepare yourselves, because we know just how much trouble you get up to once you’ve started drinking. Read on to find out what kind of zodiac drunk you are!

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

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Aries girls: Aries ladies, you don’t need to drink to get in touch with your spitfire attitude. But, when you do start to drink, you really know how to turn up the heat! Partying with you is intense. You’re the kind of babe who will proudly down the strongest drink at the club … and then force your amigos to do the same! Your fiery temper can get the best of you once you’ve had one too many. Your fellow partygoers better watch out!

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Aries guys: Drinks with friends always turns into drinks with games when an Aries man like you gets your way. It doesn’t matter if it is King’s Cup, Strip Poker, or Beer Pong, you’re up for any challenge. And let’s face it, even if you’re short of props, you’re happy to turn anything into a drinking game! This is when your competitive side sees the light of day, so don’t be surprised if you wake up with one hell of a hangover.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

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Taurus girls: One of the worst things you could do as a drunk Taurus lady is go to the club. It’s not that you’re a bad person to take to the club, per se. But, your klutziness turns the whole thing into a disaster! Heels plus alcohol plus stairs plus dancing just equals one messy time. Doubtless, you’ll be the babe who will be barefoot by the end of the night, clutching at her heels. Maybe pack some flats when you go out next time!

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Taurus guys: Your scene is a quiet drink with your friends, usually at your local. You really begin to connect with your down-to-earth self once you’ve had a few beers. You’re probably the best sign of the zodiac to have as a drinking buddy, since you are just so easygoing. You like to have a good laugh when you’re drunk, and your friends know that they won’t have a care in the world once they’ve started drinking with you.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

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Gemini girls: Did someone say chatterbox? Gemini ladies, you know how to talk the ears off of anyone and everyone once you’ve had a few Caronas. When you start to get a little messy, that’s when you also start to get really sentimental. No one says “I love you,” quite like a drunk Gemini to her friends. It’s entirely likely that you’ll start crying at some point, because it’s hard to handle that much emotion after you’ve been drinking all night!

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Gemini guys: Gemini is the sign of the twin for a reason, Mr. Gemini! Your mood changes pretty quickly once you’ve had one too many. You can go from happy to sad, angry to relaxed, or serious to hilarious at the flip of a switch. Even though everyone knows to watch out for you when you’ve been drinking, they never know what to expect from you!

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

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Cancer girls: If you’re a Cancer babe, that means you can’t just have one drink. Drinking is an occasion for you, so that means that everyone must do rounds! You can get pretty drunk, pretty quickly. Ever heard of the phrase “white girl wasted”? Because that’s basically your spirit animal once you’re nearing the end of the night. It’s common to see you curled up in tears at this point – either because of something someone’s said, or because you’ve just seen hella cute kitten.

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Cancer guys: You know that you’re a bit of a charmer at the best of times, Cancer boy, but when you’re drunk you really get your flirt on! Some find you absolutely irresistible, while others think that sometimes you’re just that little bit too smooth. Most of the time you’re too drunk to notice this, though, and you will instead happily spend the night making friends and meeting potential lovers.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

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Leo girls: A drunk Leo babe means a lot of drunk dancing. You like to be the centre of attention when you’re sober, so when you’re drunk you have zero inhibitions about chasing that spotlight. The best place for a tipsy Leo babe is either at the club, where you can shake it off, or at karaoke, where you can sing all of your drunken energy away. If someone were to ask you, you would tell them that your favourite drinking game is truth or dare.

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Leo guys: Leo man, you make for the best partner in any drinking game – mainly because you hold your alcohol so well! It can be a surprise to fellow partygoers if you do throw up, since they usually think you’ve only had a drink or two. And besides, you’d rather die than admit that you’re actually getting drunk, anyway. You may find that people look to you to rally the troops once the night gets a little more messy, simply because you are such a sober drunk.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

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Virgo girls: Virgo babe, you like to have a good time when you’re getting drunk. But, your idea of a good time is a little different from what everyone else usually has in mind. You need to know exactly when you’re going out, how you’re getting home, who else is going drinking, and how much to budget for beers. If anyone asks, you’re able to list exactly what you’ve had to drink through the night. Given the choice, you’d prefer a quiet night drinking with a few friends over dinner.

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Virgo guys: You have trouble keeping your tongue under control when you’ve had a few, Virgo man! Even though you’re normally a pretty reserved person, once alcohol is involved, you say exactly what comes into your head! This is the best time for you to get your flirt on. But, it’s also the worst time for anyone else who’s not expecting the vile language that comes out of your mouth! Your friends are always entertained when they go drinking with you.

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

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Libra girls: Being a Libra is all about being able to find a balance. Unfortunately for you, Libra babe, when you’re exposed to alcohol, all of that goes out the door! You know how to drink, and drink, and drink. Your friends love going out with you because they know they’re in for a wild night! That being said, it’s highly likely that you won’t remember much of it. Your friends will happily jog your memory, since your antics are pretty Insta-worthy!

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Libra guys: Libra man, you know how to balance your alcohol intake so that your night doesn’t end in disaster. You try your best to keep an eye on what you’ve had to drink, and always make sure you’ve had some food and water to prevent really bad behaviour. This means that a lot of the time, you get stuck with looking after your friends who have gotten super messy through the night.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

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Scorpio girls: You’re one amorous drunk, Scorpio lady. You see drinking as an opportunity to get to know people better, in a very intimate way. Doubtless, you’re the one in the club who’s nursing a drink at the edge of the dance floor, scouting for some unsuspecting hottie. It’s a bad night for you if you haven’t kissed at least one person. Your friends usually have to pull you away from someone when they want to make a move home!

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Scorpio guys: If you’re a Scorpio man, you treat drinking as an excuse for all of your really biting insults that come out! No matter how drunk you do get, you still have the ability to hold your emotions back – there’s no sentimentality from you! Since you turn into the king of sarcasm after a few drinks, you serve as some pretty good entertainment for your friends … so long as they don’t become a target of your “wit”.

Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)

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Scorpio girls: Ask anyone, and they will tell you: you make one really happy drunk, Scorpio lady. Most people can’t hold in their smiles when they’re drinking with you. Your drunken buoyant mood lifts the spirits (Punintended) of anyone in your crew! It’s because of this that you can make friends easily when you’re drinking, and it’s not uncommon for you to wake up the next day with a bunch of new friends on Facebook. The main problem you face is trying to remember who is who in the sober light of day!

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Scorpio guys: You’re spontaneous to a fault when you drink, Sagittarius! Since you lose all of your inhibitions, this can lead to some pretty stupid behaviour … and a lot of laughs from your friends. But, sometimes your “carefree” attitude can turn into “careless” pretty quickly, especially when you’re talking to people who don’t know you very well. Yes, you may offend people. Most of the time, though, these people will catch onto the fact that you’re not malicious, you’re just a silly drunk!

Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)

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Capricorn girls: Capricorn babe, you know your limits when you drink, and try to stick to them as much as possible. You know your reputation is at its most vulnerable when you get drunk, and so you try your hardest to stay away from Facebook and Instagram once you’ve had a few! It’s because of this that you rarely embarrass yourself when you’re drinking. That being said, you have the ability to drink all of your friends under the table!

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Capricorn guys: Your ego grows with each drink that you have, Capricorn man! You can’t stand to be bested when it comes to drinking games. For you, drinking games are not about making others drink, or about trying to drink as much as possible. It’s about the challenge and joy of winning. Your friends know that you’re a competitive drunk, and can’t help but egg you on. Then again, everyone wants to be on your team when it comes time to play billiards!

Aquarius (January 21 – February 18)

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Aquarius girls: The one who’s surrounded by people in the bar while she tells some outrageous story? That’s you, Aquarius babe. You take on the role of the entertainer when you’ve had a few drinks, and it shows. Drinking really brings out your goofiness and charm, and you make friends easily because of it. Lots of people gravitate towards a drunk Aquarius like you, since you are super welcoming, and a conversationalist at heart. That being said, your tendency towards exaggeration can sometimes make you a bit of a dramatic drunk!

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Aquarius guys: Aquarius man, you’re stuck balancing your drink with a camera most of the time when you’re out partying! Your passion for the ‘gram makes you the most memorable of partygoers, and others enjoy the fact that you like having fun with the photos you take. You know that even if you do happen to have too many drinks, you’ll still have plenty of memories of the night on camera!

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

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Pisces girls: Pieces lady, you’re without a doubt the star sign that inevitably spends the end of the night in tears. You’re an emotional drunk because you care so deeply about the people around you. If anyone asks about the waterworks, though, you’ll say that it’s “nothing” and take another swig of your beer. If you haven’t already, it’s probably time you invested in some waterproof mascara and makeup setting spray.

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Pisces guys: Let’s face it: everyone knows that if they go partying with a Pisces man, they’re going to have a wild time. A drunk Pisces man is one hell of a messy Pisces man. You’re a party animal, and as far as you’re concerned, any excuse to get another drink is a good enough excuse for you. You’re a daring drunk, and you like to spend your time dancing the night away with your most risky moves. It’s not uncommon to see you passed out by the end the party.

So did you see your drunk self in your zodiac? Whether you did or not, remember: no matter what your zodiac says, always drink responsibly! If you like what you’ve read, click the Facebook icon above to see more content like this.

 

Hand Sanitizer Was Invented By A Latina Nursing Student In The 1960s

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Hand Sanitizer Was Invented By A Latina Nursing Student In The 1960s

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When the novel coronavirus COVID-19 started to spread in the U.S., hand sanitizer became a hot commodity. Stores sold out of the product needed to clean your hands while on the go to prevent catching and spreading the virus. But, did you know that a Latina nursing student in the 1960s created hand sanitizer?

Lupe Hernandez, a nursing student in California in 1966, is the woman behind hand sanitizer.

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Hernandez was in nursing school in Bakersfield, California when she thought about a gel form of rubbing alcohol. Hernandez realized that a gel form of alcohol would make it possible for people to clean their hands while on the go with no access to water and soap.

Hernandez knew she was on to something so she reached out to an invention hotline and submitted a patent.

While washing your hands is the best way to avoid contracting COVID-19, hand sanitizer is an important tool for those that still have to work. It is also a good option for people who are still healthy but have to go to the pharmacy, grocery store, or bank.

Hand sanitizer was just an industry product until the H1N1 viral outbreak in 2009.

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The 2009 outbreak of H1N1 drove up the demand for hand sanitizer among the public and it was soon packaged for consumers. According to The Guardian, the value of the hand sanitizer market has grown exponentially since the time before and after the H1N1 scare.

In 2018, the global hand sanitizer market value was $2.6 billion. The Guardian reports that the U.S. market value of hand sanitizer was $28 million in 2002 and $80 million in 2006.

Viral outbreaks like H1N1 make hand sanitizer a highly-prized commodity and some people try to profit off that fear.

Matt Colvin faced severe backlash after he and his brother bought out thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer in Tennessee and Kentucky after the first COVID-19 death in the U.S. The two covered 1,300 miles driving through Tennessee and Kentucky buying all of the hand sanitizers they could find in various dollar stores.

The brothers then started selling the hand sanitizer on Amazon for as much as $70 a bottle. Amazon shut them down and the attorney general of Tennessee launched an investigation into them for price gouging. They pledged to donate the product and Tennessee officials are making sure they follow through with the promise.

READ: American Cities And States Announce Mass Closures As They Brace For The Growing COVID-19 Outbreak

American Cities And States Announce Mass Closures As They Brace For The Growing COVID-19 Outbreak

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American Cities And States Announce Mass Closures As They Brace For The Growing COVID-19 Outbreak

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A number of states and cities across the U.S. are taking drastic measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Bars, restaurants, movie theaters, concert venues, gyms, and schools are all shutting down to limit the spread of the virus that has infected more than 179,000 people globally. The death toll for COVID-19 in the U.S. continues to climb as more cases are discovered. Major cities are taking the virus seriously and taking extra steps to keep their residents safe and healthy.

COVID-19 has been detected in 49 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico.

There are currently more than 3,200 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. with more than 70 deaths reported. Most of the deaths have occurred in long-term care facilities in Washington state among elderly people. California, New York, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Virginia have also reported deaths from the novel coronavirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of President Trump’s COVID-19 response task force, doesn’t doubt that we are still waiting for the peak of infections and deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19.

“Well, it’s certainly going to get worse before it gets better and the kinds of mitigation strategies, containment, and mitigations that you’re talking about, is to do that kind of physical separation of people, which is one of the very effective ways you really mitigate the spread of the virus,” Dr. Fauci, an official with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), said on ABC. ” If you look at the pattern of viruses, particularly these kinds of viruses, and even look at what’s gone on in China and in Italy and in South Korea, you go along like this the way we were then you have this big spike that goes way up. Then after a while, after much disease and suffering and death, it comes back down again.”

Dr. Fauci added: “The purpose of the mitigation is to get that peak and to blunt it so that it’s a bit of a hill as opposed to a mountain. We’re at a critical point now, more in some regions of the country than in others, the kinds of things that are going on will hopefully make that blunting of that peak so that we can save a lot of lives and save a lot of illness.”

Major cities across the U.S. are shutting down businesses and telling residents to self-isolate to curb the spread of the pandemic.

Update on COVID-19 Response from Mayor Eric Garcetti

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, I’m taking executive action to temporarily close bars, nightclubs, restaurants (except takeout/delivery), entertainment venues, and other establishments in the city of Los Angeles. These orders go into effect at midnight tonight and will stay in place until March 31 unless extended. There is no food shortage and grocery stores will remain open. We’re taking these steps to help protect Angelenos, limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, and avoid putting a dangerous strain on our health care system. This will be a tough time, but it is not forever. Angelenos have always risen to meet difficult moments, and we will get through this together.———————————————————Para ayudar a prevenir la propagación de COVID-19, estoy tomando medidas ejecutivas para cerrar temporalmente los bares, discotecas, restaurantes (excepto comida para llevar / a domicilio), lugares de entretenimiento y otros establecimientos en la ciudad de Los Ángeles. Estas órdenes entrarán en vigor a la medianoche de esta noche y permanecerán vigentes hasta el 31 de marzo al menos que se extiendan. No hay escasez de alimentos y los supermercados permanecerán abiertas. Estamos tomando estos pasos para ayudar a proteger a los Angelinos, limitar la propagación del nuevo coronavirus y evitar una tensión peligrosa en nuestro sistema de atención médica.Este será un momento difícil, pero no es para siempre. Los Angelinos siempre se han levantado para enfrentar momentos difíciles, y lo superaremos juntos.

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West Virginia, Washington D.C., Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon, Michigan, Florida, Washington state, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Arizona, North Carolina, Minnesota, Illinois, Los Angeles, New York City, and San Diego have all shut down schools.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Sunday night that entertainment venues, gyms, fitness studios, bars, movie theaters, and nightclubs would be closed until March 31. Bars and restaurants can only serve take-out orders in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf expanded measures to the rest of the state to halt the spread of COVID-19.

Gov. Tom Wolf called on the state to close all nonessential government offices and putting a stop to all nonessential business. Health experts are calling for Americans to do a better job od self-isolating and hunkering down to prevent COVID-19 from spreading further.

“This isn’t a decision that I take lightly at all,” Gov. Wolf told the press during a briefing. “It’s one that I’m making because medical experts believe it is the only way we can prevent our hospitals from being overwhelmed by patients.”

Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York joined together to pass similar lockdown provisions to tackle COVID-19 together.

‘”Our primary goal is to slow the spread of #Coronavirus so that the wave doesn’t crash our healthcare system,” Gov. Cuomo tweeted. “Social distancing is the best way to do that. I have called on the federal gov’t to implement nationwide protocols, but in their absence we are taking this on ourselves.”

On Sunday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all hospitals to cancel elective surgeries, closed senior city centers, and postponed an election in Queens. Visitors are also no longer to go to Rikers Island.

Health experts are urging all Americans to take the necessary steps to prevent spreading COVID-19.

Social distancing and self-isolation are important tools Americans can utilize to make sure the COVID-19 outbreak is curbed. It is going to be a very tough time for millions of Americans who are hunkering down and waiting not the next few weeks as the global community tries to get this virus under control. Everyone has a part to play. Now’s the time.

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