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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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How Pregnancy Changes A Woman’s Drinking Habits

Oct 22, 14 How Pregnancy Changes A Woman’s Drinking Habits

Posted by in Health, Science

Can you drink while you’re pregnant? What if you drink yourself into bed with someone and continue cyclical drinking habits weeks or even months before realizing you’re pregnant? For some reason, there is still an overwhelming muddle of answers from experts, obstetricians, and researchers.

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Take A Look At “Your Life On Earth”

A new BBC tool can help us to look at the changing face of the dynamic natural world, using our own life as context. The videos, images and beautifully presented data help us to understand how, since we were born, humans have changed, the Earth has changed, and how humans have changed the Earth.

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Get Smarter With The NEO Neurophone

Have you ever wanted to be smarter? To have an easier time absorbing and retaining information? Of course. We all have at some point. Unfortunately, the mind can be a lot trickier to exercise than the body. If only there were a device that could help us along, something that could boost our IQ and improve our overall state of mind. There is.

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Making Hypoallergenic Peanuts

Oct 20, 14 Making Hypoallergenic Peanuts

Posted by in Science

Approximately 3 million people report peanut allergies in the U.S. Allergy shots and immunotherapy are the closest science has come to even modestly desensitizing allergic reactions from foods. But instead of trying to make people less allergic, what if we could make hypoallergenic peanuts?

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Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Oct 20, 14 Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Derek Kesek plans to be flying high in the world’s first hemp plane next year. At first, people laughed when the Burlington, Ont., former organic restaurant owner said he was going to build a plane made out of hemp. “Can you smoke it, too?” they jibed. “But, they’re not laughing at me now,” the environmental activist told the Star this week.

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American States And Male Immaturity

Oct 19, 14 American States And Male Immaturity

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

Some men mature like beautifully aged top Bordeaux wine. Others, I have to say, age more like cheese and certainly don’t improve with the passing years. Some even seem to immature with age. But how do we define maturity? What makes a man “immature”? We can all take a stab at that one and come up with a million different answers.

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