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National Chicken Month: Celebrating The Original White Meat

Sep 02, 14 National Chicken Month: Celebrating The Original White Meat

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Okay, so I am a vegetarian, but almost everyone in my life is a carnivore, and most of my carnivorous co-workers, friends, and family members love chicken. People love their chicken. And for all the chicken lovers out there, I have good news: September is National Chicken Month. That’s right. September is an entire month devoted to celebrating and eating chicken.

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Robots Will Soon Make Bankers Totally Redundant

Sep 02, 14 Robots Will Soon Make Bankers Totally Redundant

Posted by in Technology

"It would be hard to train a robot to be a nurse, or even a chef, but the City could be run by algorithms." Robots will be running the City within 10 years, rendering investment bankers, analysts and even quants redundant, it has been claimed.

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From Baldness To Brain Surgery: A Future With Lasers

Sep 02, 14 From Baldness To Brain Surgery: A Future With Lasers

Posted by in Health, Technology

Surgery is built on a kind of paradox: In order to heal trauma, doctors must first create more trauma. A broken knee must first turn into a cut-open, exposed, and weaker knee so surgeons can remove the damaged components to make room for stronger replacements. But what if knives weren’t necessary?

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Mystery Of Paleo-Eskimos Revealed In Study

Sep 02, 14 Mystery Of Paleo-Eskimos Revealed In Study

Posted by in Science

Paleo-Eskimos, the ancestors of modern-day Inuit and Native Americans and the earliest people to settle the North American Arctic, were isolated from other cultures for 4,000 years before vanishing around 1300 A.D., DNA analysis shows. The circumstances surrounding the strange disappearance of these early North Americans has long been a mystery.

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How To Get A Much-Needed Healthcare Product To Market

Sep 02, 14 How To Get A Much-Needed Healthcare Product To Market

Posted by in Health

A Toronto-based startup has invented a novel solution for a major problem faced by hospitals: health care acquired infections, or HAIs. The challenge will be in persuading the health care industry to consider it's product in the lengthy procurement process.

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Changing The Way We Think Of Deadlines

Sep 01, 14 Changing The Way We Think Of Deadlines

Posted by in Science

There are some people who love deadlines. Then there are those people who completely freak at the thought of deadlines. Regardless of whether we love the deadline, hate it, or simply live with it, how we think about deadlines actually may help us to better and more effectively reach our goals.

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World Alzheimer’s Month: 5 Brain-Health Tips From Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon

Sep 01, 14 World Alzheimer’s Month: 5 Brain-Health Tips From Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

During World Alzheimer’s Month, take steps to care for your most vital organ. As a fitness expert and neurosurgeon, Dr. Brett Osborn says he appreciates the growing public interest in general health and fitness. Now, he says, that attention needs to extend to arguably our most essential organ – the brain.

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We’re Not Data, We’re Just Friends

Sep 01, 14 We’re Not Data, We’re Just Friends

Posted by in Technology

Seventy-five years ago, on August 26, 1939, an experimental New York TV station for the first time broadcast a professional baseball game. The Brooklyn Dodgers, playing at Ebbets Field, split a double-header with the Cincinnati Reds. In the stands, 33,000 people cheered. A paltry 3,000 early-TV geeks watched at home, peering into screens the width of a toaster.

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Fickle Ice May Explain Franklin Ghost Ship Mystery

Sep 01, 14 Fickle Ice May Explain Franklin Ghost Ship Mystery

Posted by in Science

One of the many mysteries of the lost Franklin expedition is the story of a three-masted ghost ship that Inuit hunters saw drifting southward in deadly silence. Before the last of Sir John Franklin’s 128 men died on their ill-fated mid-19th century mission to navigate the entire Northwest Passage, one of his officers wrote a brief note describing where they had abandoned their ships.

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Your Cholesterol Level Is Linked To Your Education And Job

Sep 01, 14 Your Cholesterol Level Is Linked To Your Education And Job

Posted by in Education, Health

Cardiovascular disease is not shared equally across socioeconomic classes, as wealthier people are less prone to poor heart health. Some studies of cholesterol, one of the risk factors for heart disease, have linked higher cholesterol levels to lower socio-economic status, yet other studies have come to the opposite conclusion. What’s the truth?

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