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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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Medical Clowns And Doctors Of Joy

Oct 23, 14 Medical Clowns And Doctors Of Joy

Posted by in An English Angle, Health

Looking to expand your educational horizons with a qualification in something completely different? Do you want to combine serious studies with a lot of officially sanctioned fooling around, help people along the way, and have a lot of laughs at the same time? Why not try “medical clowning?” Israel’s University of Haifa even offers a degree course in this most unlikely of subjects.

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Rising Cosmic Radiation Can Make Deep Space Missions Risky

Oct 23, 14 Rising Cosmic Radiation Can Make Deep Space Missions Risky

Posted by in Space

While several countries and organizations are planning manned missions to Mars and other corners of deep space in the coming decades, a new study says that such projects could pose risks to astronauts due to increasing levels of cosmic radiation spurred by weak solar activity.

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Florida Rules Police Can’t Track Cellphones Without Warrant

Oct 23, 14 Florida Rules Police Can’t Track Cellphones Without Warrant

Posted by in Technology

Florida's Supreme Court has barred police from track suspects via cellphone signals without a warrant. "Because cellphones are indispensable to so many people are normally carried on one's person, cellphone tracking can easily invade the right to privacy in on'e home or other private ares," Chief Justice Jorge Labarga wrote Thursday in the 5-2 ruling.

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Your Kid’s Depression Could Be Treated With Their Favorite Song

Oct 23, 14 Your Kid’s Depression Could Be Treated With Their Favorite Song

Posted by in Mental Health

Evidence has shown that music therapy can address people’s physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs by either creating, singing, moving to, and/or listening to music. A recent study conducted at Queen’s University Belfast has revealed that music therapy can effectively treat depression in children and adolescents dealing with emotional, developmental, and behavioral problems.

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The Not-So-High Life: 38,000 Beers Stolen From Truck

Oct 23, 14 The Not-So-High Life: 38,000 Beers Stolen From Truck

Posted by in WTF???

Precious cargo was aboard a big-rig truck stolen from a rest stop in Florida: roughly 44,000 pounds of Miller High Life—equaling about 9,700 four-packs of the “Champagne of Bottled Beers.” The High Life–toting trucker, Van Thomas, tearfully recounted what happened to Orlando’s WFTV.

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