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The Great 2014 Beer Census Needs Me Now

Oct 25, 14 The Great 2014 Beer Census Needs Me Now

Posted by in An English Angle, Science, Technology

I never thought it would come to this, but right now I feel like packing up, abandoning my home country England, and following the millions of hopefuls who have made their way to America to live their dream. I am talking about working for a company called Next Glass that is currently touring America leaving no booze unturned in their admirable quest to buy up every bottle of beer and wine they can find.

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Hashtag OMG: The Queen Sent Her First Tweet – Maybe?

Oct 25, 14 Hashtag OMG: The Queen Sent Her First Tweet – Maybe?

Posted by in Technology

Her Majesty the Queen has joined the unwashed commoners on Twitter -- and sent her first tweet about the launch of the Information Age gallery at the Science Museum in London,. "It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R," read the tweet from Queen Elizabeth.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth Review – An Excellent Ride That Doesn’t Quite Get You To Alpha Centauri

Oct 25, 14 Civilization: Beyond Earth Review – An Excellent Ride That Doesn’t Quite Get You To Alpha Centauri

Posted by in Gaming

As a long-time fanatic of the Civilization series, winning a science victory has always seemed like the least satisfying ending to me. After thousands of years expanding across the globe, writing the history of humankind and clashing with other civilizations, you build the greatest technological feat the species has ever known.

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Weather Channel Co-Founder: ‘There Is No Climate Crisis’

Oct 25, 14 Weather Channel Co-Founder: ‘There Is No Climate Crisis’

Posted by in Science, WTF???

A leading meteorologist who co-founded the Weather Channel has issued an open letter slamming global warming science and arguing that man-made climate change is a myth created to push a political agenda.

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Daylight Savings Gets Kids Outside And Exercising

Oct 25, 14 Daylight Savings Gets Kids Outside And Exercising

Posted by in Health

Children are particularly prone to unhealthy habits and behaviors, thanks in no small part to commercials heavily advertising fast- and unhealthy food. In fact, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children (quadrupled in adolescents) over the last 30 years. The silver lining is that children are inspired to get up and outside for exercise when the sun sets later.

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It’s Almost Halloween, Time For Sweet Treats

It’s that time of year again: the days are growing shorter, the nights longer, the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are changing color, and best of all, it’s getting close to Halloween. Halloween is one of the greatest of all holidays — in my opinion — as it is a wonderful time in which people can go out and...

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Newly Discovered WWII Shipwrecks Illustrate The Battle Of The Atlantic Off North Carolina

Oct 24, 14 Newly Discovered WWII Shipwrecks Illustrate The Battle Of The Atlantic Off North Carolina

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Science

Two World War II shipwrecks from opposing sides in the war have been found 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina, adding significant detail to an important part of the war’s history and reminding Americans just how close the Battle of the Atlantic came to US shores.

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Your Brain’s Built-In Calorie Counter Knows You Want Junk Food

Oct 24, 14 Your Brain’s Built-In Calorie Counter Knows You Want Junk Food

Posted by in Health, Science

Understanding why people desire certain types of food and how their brains respond to this stimuli could help control eating behaviors that lead to obesity and related health complications, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. A recent study has revealed that an internal “calorie counter” in the brain starts working whenever we look at certain food items we desire.

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These Are The Guys To Date If You Want A Baby At 40

Oct 24, 14 These Are The Guys To Date If You Want A Baby At 40

Posted by in Lifestyle, Science

Celebrities like Halle Berry, Madonna, and Demi Moore are among the most notable cougars who have been at the center of media criticism, but it seems they are in on a little secret the rest of the judging world has yet to know. A study found the odds of getting pregnant actually increase for women at at least age 40 if their partner is considerably younger.

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Diet Pill Study Retraction Prompts More Questioning Of Dr. Oz’s Medical Expertise

Oct 24, 14 Diet Pill Study Retraction Prompts More Questioning Of Dr. Oz’s Medical Expertise

Posted by in Health

Green Coffee Bean Extract may not be scientifically proven to help people lose weight, but it has helped Dr. Mehmet Oz, popularly known as Dr. Oz, lose credibility after a study claiming to offer scientific evidence of the ingredient's weight loss properties was retracted.

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