Charlie and Gibson Bring Two Times the Frenchie Fun to Instagram

One cute dog brightens up your Instagram feed. But two cute dogs? Well now you’re just asking for your head to explode from a case of the adorables.
Red French Bulldog Charlie and his mini-me buddy Gibson document their adventures — with help from their human — with photos sure to make you smile. The cute pair hail from Calgary, Canada and already have more than 2,000 followers.
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French Team Implants First Long-Term Artificial Heart

TrueSatan writes “Physicians at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris have inserted a heart made by the French Carmat company. The heart features bovine tissue components used to reduce the clot forming tendencies of fully artificial units and is intended to allow greater freedom of movement to the patient than previous, short-term use, units permitted. It is powered by external, wearable, lithium-ion batteries and is approximately three times heavier than a typical (European) human heart, though the manufacturer intends to reduce the weight and size of the unit so as to allow use by smaller recipients ?
in particular most women and men from areas of the world where average body size is less than white/Caucasian averages.”

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