This viral TV segment hilariously obliterates the idea that baby formula is bad.

In "Adam Ruins Everything," comedian Adam Conover brutally and hilariously takes down common myths and stereotypes.

Throughout the show's run, Conover has "ruined" (through facts!) things like polygraph tests, nutritional psuedo-science, and diamond engagement rings.

In a recent episode, he took aim at something that has parents everywhere raising an eyebrow: baby formula.


That's right. Contrary to popular belief, baby formula is a perfectly safe and healthy option for most new families.

The push in recent years to normalize and celebrate breastfeeding has been great, but one unfortunate side effect is that it sometimes leads to the shaming or even demonizing of parents who have to — or simply choose to — feed their babies formula.

The viral clip explains it perfectly:

The science is clear on this: Breastfeeding isn't the only way to feed your baby. It's not the only way to bond with them, either.

You may have heard that breastfeeding releases something called the "love hormone," or oxytocin, which strengthens the mother-baby bond.

Welp. Conover is here to ruin that for you, too. Yay!

"Oxytocin is a hormone that gets released when you do things like hug or cuddle," he says. "But that same hormone is released when you do things like fire a gun or watch porn."

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In other words, he says, there's just no scientific evidence that formula feeding is detrimental to your relationship with your baby, physically or emotionally.

Most doctors still recommend breastfeeding, but it's important to remember that this is a choice, not a mandate.

These myths about formula feeding have been long overdue for a good bustin'. And while many women can't breastfeed for different physical reasons, it's also totally cool to just choose not to.

Now that we know breastfeeding and formula feeding are both totally fine, safe, and healthy options, let's just let moms mom however they want to mom.

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Amazon is giving back by fulfilling hundreds of AmazonSmile Charity Lists, and donating essential pantry and food items to help organizations like Bread for the City provide to those disproportionately impacted this year.

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James Taylor is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with five Grammy awards, more than 100 million albums sold and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame under his belt.

A new video of him casually singing with his family from their home in Montana just oozes wholesomeness in a soul-stirring three-part harmony. With simple, pure musicianship, Taylor plays guitar and sings lead vocals while his wife Kim and son Henry add harmony on his song "Now You Can Close Your Eyes." Originally released on Taylor's 1971 album Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon, it's an absolutely gorgeous gift to us during this uncertain time.

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In December 2018, The Utah Department of Transportation opened the largest wildlife overpass in the state, spanning 320 by 50 feet across all six lanes of Interstate 80.

Its construction was intended to make traveling through the I-80 corridor in Summit County safer for motorists and the local wildlife.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that there were over 100 animal incidents on the interstate since 2016, giving the stretch of highway the unfortunate nickname of "Slaughter Row."

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