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Ugly Fruit And Veg Could Be Saved By Social Media

Jul 23, 14 Ugly Fruit And Veg Could Be Saved By Social Media

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Technology

I have long known about the sad fate of fruit and vegetables that will never be eaten just because of their appearance. Now, a French supermarket is finding that they are not as repellent to customers as we assume, and social media is helping to spread the news across the world.

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Why Bad Breath Complaints Heat Up In The Summertime


Jul 23, 14 Why Bad Breath Complaints Heat Up In The Summertime


Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Whether it’s a picnic, beach day, family gathering or a night out with friends, summer is a time when people come together for fun. Unfortunately, there is often a fly in the ointment when embracing the “fun season” – higher gas prices, forgetting your sunscreen, waiting in line for the rollercoaster, or that great social buzz kill, bad breath.

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How To Improve Water Efficiency And Curtail Water Use

Jul 23, 14 How To Improve Water Efficiency And Curtail Water Use

Posted by in Science

Visiting with locals lead to many discussions about the concerns and issues they see with water availability or, more accurately, lack of availability. The seriousness of the water issues is palpable. Water availability is quickly becoming one of the most urgent issues for much of the United States, as well as other countries across the world.

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Yikes! Clinic Under Investigation For Allegedly Reusing Needles

Jul 23, 14 Yikes! Clinic Under Investigation For Allegedly Reusing Needles

Posted by in Health, WTF???

A West Virginia pain management clinic is being investigated after it was discovered that both needles and syringes from the clinic had been reused.

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Canada’s Space-Bound Laser Has Eyes For Asteroid

Jul 23, 14 Canada’s Space-Bound Laser Has Eyes For Asteroid

Posted by in Space

A motley crew of kids, scientists and politicians posed in front of a boxy machine at the Royal Ontario Museum on Thursday. The instrument, known as a laser altimeter, quickly scanned them to create a multi-dimensional map of the scene. Four years from now, a new version of that instrument will be sent to map something slightly trickier — the asteroid Bennu.

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Science Video Of The Day: What Is Taxonomy?

In this Science Video of the Day, redOrbit's Emerald Robinson discusses, "What is taxonomy?"

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Eye Patterns Tell Love Or Desire

Jul 22, 14 Eye Patterns Tell Love Or Desire

Posted by in Science

Many people confuse love for lust in their personal lives, and a new study has found that how a person looks at a potential partner can provide a hint as to whether they are interested in a short-term or long-term romantic relationship.

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Another Place For The Family

Jul 22, 14 Another Place For The Family

Posted by in Lifestyle

Earlier this, I wrote about Black River Lodge in Missouri as an option for family vacations. I wanted to harken back to that blog post and talk about another type of “staycation” of sorts, especially for those who live near a coast. Specifically, I want to talk about Sea Ranch, California

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America’s Gay Population Is Small But Stressed Out

Jul 22, 14 America’s Gay Population Is Small But Stressed Out

Posted by in Health

Discriminating against a person due to their sexual orientation plays a major role in the number of mental disorders, both mild and severe, experienced by members of the gay, lesbian, and bisexual community.

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Meet The Online Tracking Device That Is Virtually Impossible To Block

Jul 22, 14 Meet The Online Tracking Device That Is Virtually Impossible To Block

Posted by in Technology

A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking called "canvas fingerprinting" is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.com.

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