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Altered Carbon: First trailer for Netflix stunning new sci-fi series | EW.com

Exclusive first look at upcoming Netflix cyberpunk series Altered Carbon starring Joel Kinnaman from 'Game of Thrones' director

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3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of maths - and shows the Greeks did not develop trigonometry

A 3,700-year-old clay tablet has proven that the Babylonians developed trigonometry 1,500 years before the Greeks and were using a sophisticated method of mathematics which could change how we calculate today.

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The problem with being pretty - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

WASHINGTON -- While good-looking people are generally believed to receive more favorable treatment in the hiring process, when it comes to applying for less desirable jobs, such as those with low pay ..

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Miami doctors face dilemma over 'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo

A newly published study explored the ethical and medical conundrums faced by a Florida hospital over a patient's "Do Not Resuscitate" tattoo.

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Quiz: US Citizenship Test - Could You Pass? - Washington Times

An important part of the application process for becoming a US citizen is passing a civics test, covering important U.S. history and government topics. There are 100 civics questions on the naturalization test. During the interview process, applicant

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Research suggests that dogs really are smarter than cats | Daily Mail Online

Experts at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee have shown that dogs have more than twice as many brain cells in a region linked with thinking, planning and other complex behaviours.

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'Longest-lasting rainbow' appears in Taiwan for nine hours | Daily Mail Online

A rainbow appeared over Taipei for nine hours continuously yesterday, claimed a meteorology expert. It's said to be the world's longest-lasting rainbow and was visible from 7am to 4pm.

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France stops large shipment of radioactive Belarusian mushrooms

France has stopped a large shipment of Belarus mushrooms contaminated with radioactivity from Chernobyl but there is no link with a radioactive cloud from Russia last month. A spokesman for French nuclear safety institute IRSN said that a few days ago cu

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Animals do have feelings - and here's the science to prove it - The i newspaper online iNews

Science shows that animals feel emotions. What’s more, they have distinct personalities – yes, even fish, writes Jan Hoole Read more: Moment MPs voted that

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The Third Reich’s Terrifying Master Race Program You've Never Heard Of

Hitler’s obsession with racial purity in the Third Reich led to the creation of a horrifying master race program that is still haunting its victims.

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Is the fantasy of a Middle East peace accord about to come true? | Fox News

There are times in history when the confluence of events conspire to install a position that was once regarded as a fantasy.

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What does it mean for the husband when his wife keeps her own surname? - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

When a woman chooses not to take her husband's surname after marriage, people perceive her husband as being higher in traits related to femininity and lower in traits related to masculinity. He i..

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Our Love Affair With Digital Is Over - The New York Times

But real books, records and brick and mortar stores will take us back with open arms.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about perovskite, Earth’s most abundant type of mineral—that we almost never see

From silicates to semiconductors, here’s why one crystal structure is so prevalent in modern research.

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What makes a happy song? Chances are it has more seventh chords | Science | AAAS

New analysis suggests that popular songs hit “peak happiness” in the 1950s

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These mussels could be key to decontaminating New York City’s dirty waters | Science | AAAS

Rafts of bivalves can remove nitrogen and other nutrients from the water like vacuum cleaners

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What would happen if all Americans went vegan? | Science | AAAS

Greenhouse gas emissions would drop, but not as much as expected

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Backpacker dies in Cambodia after taking pills for food poisoning from local pharmacist | Fox News

The two women reportedly overdosed on the over-the-counter medicine.

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Does Your Brain Know When You’re Dead?

Researchers say that after your heart stops, your brain functions for about another 20 seconds before it shuts down as well.

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Vinotypes mean that food and wine pairings don't work | Daily Mail Online

Michigan State University researchers say that traditional food and wine pairings should be scrapped in favor of a consumer-focused approach.

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Famous People with Schizophrenia: 6 Schizophrenic Celebrities

Find out if you recognize these familiar faces who have schizophrenia.

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Mumps Makes a Comeback, Even Among the Vaccinated - The New York Times

Immunity wanes over time in some people, but being properly vaccinated reduces complications, experts say.

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Feared tiger crosses 400 miles to return to Russian city

A Siberian tiger that was exiled a year ago after terrorising residents has completed an Odyssey of more than 400 miles to return to Vladivostok.

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Pictures: 13 Things That Scare the Pants Off You

Find out why we get scared -- and why we sometimes like it.

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Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers - The Washington Post

Food is now so cheap that people just toss it

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Pictures: How Colors Can Affect You

Colors can have real effects on both your mind and your body. Find out more about how colors can affect you.

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Survey Reveals More Than 20% of US Adults Experience Medical Errors

Of the more than 2500 adults surveyed, 21% reported personally experiencing a medical error.

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Americans Are Retiring Later, Dying Sooner and Sicker In-Between - Bloomberg

U.S. life expectancy is declining, new calculations show.

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Parenting Mistakes With Grade-Schoolers: Overscheduling, Bullying, Weight, and More

Are you guilty of these 7 common parenting mistakes? WebMD explains how to correct things like overscheduling your kids, ignoring weight gain, and much more.

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Trump Executive Order On ObamaCare Frees Millions To Get Affordable Care: Betsy McCaughey | Stock News & Stock Marke

Free at last! Free at last! That's the message for millions who don't get health coverage at work and, until now, faced two dismal options: going without

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Study: Squirrels Use Sophisticated Technique To Separate Their Nuts

A new study finds that squirrels are incredibly organized when it comes to saving nuts, using a "chunking" technique to sort them into ordered collections.

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The day the sky turned red - but what caused rare phenomenon?

Did you wake up to a ghostly red sun today or witness a strange red hue to the sky on your lunch break or as you left work?

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Shock poll: NFL now least liked sport, core fans down 31%

Over just one month of player, coach, and owner protests of the flag and National Anthem, the National Football League has gone from Amer...

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U.S. Has 3.5 Million More Registered Voters Than Live Adults — A Red Flag For Electoral Fraud | Stock News & Stock

America has more registered voters than actual live voters, and it's a troubling fact that puts our nation's future in peril.

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After the Tsunami, Japan’s Sea Creatures Crossed an Ocean - The New York Times

Hundreds of species — mussels, crabs and others — traveled thousands of miles on plastic debris to American shores.

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New evidence that the highest energy cosmic rays come from beyond our galaxy | Science | AAAS

But sources of the particles from space still aren’t nailed down

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Pfizer Did Not Investigate EpiPen Problems: FDA

Manufacturer allegedly knew of defects, failed to act.

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Scientists locate potential magma source in Italian supervolcano

Scientists have found the first direct evidence of a so-called 'hot zone' feeding a supervolcano in southern Italy that experts say is nearing eruption conditions.

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10 Cat Posts On Tumblr That Are Impossible Not To Laugh At

Imagine, if you will, a world without cats. Can you picture it? YouTube probably wouldn't exist because there'd be no cat videos to watch, dogs would have

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    How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

    To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.

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      10 Times Cats Said “If It Fits, I Sits” And Proved Themselves Right

      Everyone knows that if a cat fits, it sits. No matter how tight or, to our eye, uncomfortable the space is, cats must and will find a way to fit there. Does

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        Do Dogs Know Themselves? | The Bark

        Dogs know individuals. Your dog knows I am not you and you are not me. Your dog knows that Rudy down the block is exceptional at playing, but Spot is not. If dogs can recognize individuals, and your dog is an individual, might your dog know himself? As an

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          Do Dogs Know Themselves? | The Bark

          Dogs know individuals. Your dog knows I am not you and you are not me. Your dog knows that Rudy down the block is exceptional at playing, but Spot is not. If dogs can recognize individuals, and your dog is an individual, might your dog know himself? As an

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            Report: Standing Up to Pee Gives Boys an Unfair Advantage in Physics | Parenting

            Yes, you read the headline correctly. In the latest example of identity politics taken to its absurd end, three Australian college professors believe that "playful urination practices – from seeing how high you can pee to games such as Peeball (whe

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            Children Need Close Pals, Not Popularity - WSJ

            Research suggests that intimate friendships have long-term benefits, such as higher self-esteem and lower levels of anxiety and depression.

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            San Diego is struggling with a huge hepatitis A outbreak. Is it coming to L.A.? - LA Times

            San Diego County is experiencing the third worst hepatitis A outbreak in the nation since a vaccine was introduced. L.A. officials fear the outbreak is headed north.

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            Happier People Are Raised By Parents Who Do These Two Things

            Poor parenting still resonating with people now in their 60s as much as the death of a loved one.

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              How clean should your skin be? - Harvard Health

              Probiotic skin products, which are designed to encourage the growth of beneficial bacteria, are promising options for treating skin conditions in the future.…

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              House Dust Causes Fat Gain? Shocking Results from New Lab Tests - Dr. Axe

              House dust causes fat gain? New lab evidence suggests even tiny exposures to common chemicals in house dust can trigger fat cells to store more fat.

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              How To Be Resilient

              How do we increase grit and persistence? Let's look at how survivors get through the most dangerous situations and learn lessons on how to be resilient.

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                4 Tips For A Naturally Clean Home - Dr. Weil's Weekend Tip

                Looking for a cost-effective, safe way to keep your home clean, naturally? Ditch the overpriced, artificially scented cleaners and try these four common ho

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                California could be hit by an 8.2 mega-earthquake, and damage would be catastrophic - LA Times

                An 8.2 quake would be far more destructive to the Los Angeles area because the San Andreas fault runs very close to and underneath densely populated areas.

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                Right brain/left brain, right? - Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health Publications

                The long-held belief that people fall into right-brain and left-brain classifications doesn't seem to be supported by medical evidence.

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                Asthma drug may thwart Parkinson’s disease | Science | AAAS

                People who take salbutamol are less likely to develop the condition

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                As Mexico's drug cartels fracture, violence and travel warnings soar | Mexico | Dallas News

                NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — The internal fracturing of Mexico's drug cartels has led to soaring violence here and across the country in the past year,...

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                Women's Sexuality: Come as You Are

                “BEST OF” 2015 GoodReads Choice Awards, Top 5 Science and Technology Books Buzzfeed’s 17 Things that Changes Our Sex Lives in 2015 Book Riot’s Best of April 2015 and Best of…

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                  Chickens will become a beloved pet — just like the family dog - LA Times

                  "Understand these animals will hold a place in your heart the same way your dog does," the Chicken Chick promises.

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                  Big brands shun straight, white Britain in their adverts | News | The Times & The Sunday Times

                  Advertisers are so worried about being accused of racism or homophobia they are shying away from using images of white people and straight couples.Marketing dep

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                    22 Hilarious Jokes for Kids

                    Encourage them to get punny with these kid-approved quips that require little to no explanation from parents.

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                      Charlottesville: What happens if America's children lose our history? | Fox News

                      What’s happening in the country right now actually offers a perfect opportunity to teach children about our past. The response to Charlottesville should not be to remove our national monuments, but to point to them and teach the history behind them. Why

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                      Weather Channel founder denies climate change, so 'put me to death' - MyNewsLA.com

                      “I’m just a dumb old skeptic — a denier as they call me — who ought to be jailed or put to death,” says John Coleman, creator of The Weather Channel.

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                      Memories of fear could be permanently erased, study shows | Science | The Guardian

                      Research in mice reveals a new approach to wiping memories from the brain, demonstrating that specific memories can be weakened or strengthened

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                      U.S. Has 3.5 Million More Registered Voters Than Live Adults — A Red Flag For Electoral Fraud | Stock News & Stock

                      America has more registered voters than actual live voters, and it's a troubling fact that puts our nation's future in peril.

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                      Alabama Boy's Death Worries Food Allergy Parents

                      3-year-old's death during oral food challenge has led some to second-guess the procedure.

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                      Why 70 Percent of Dogs Flunk Service Dog Training

                      Scientists are honing in on what it takes to make a good service dog, following failure rates of up to 70 percent of dogs entering the program.

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                        He’s on his 50th anniversary tour. How long can Neil Diamond go on?

                        Neil Diamond’s got a date at BB&T Center on Wednesday night, and he’s got 50 years’ worth of hits on his list.

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                          The 15 Dirtiest Thing You Touch Every Day

                          You touch lots of stuff every day. Where do the germs hide? Find out more about where you pick up the germs that make you sick.

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                          Covered California premiums will rise 12.5%, and Anthem Blue Cross cuts coverage - LA Times

                          Monthly premiums for California health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act will rise by an average of 12.5% next year, and Anthem Blue Cross plans to end coverage in most of the state.

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                          Ripples In Spacetime: From Einstein To LIGO And Beyond

                          There's a new book out on gravitational waves, and it covers the history, science, people, and possibilities unlike any other.

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                            Archaeological find in Jerusalem ‘proves Bible passage is historically true’

                            Archaeologists excavating in Jerusalem have found burned artifacts dating from 2,600 years ago – which prove that a passage in the Bible is true. Researchers uncovered charred wood, grape seeds, fish scales, bones and pottery while digging in the City o

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                              Archaeological find in Jerusalem ‘proves Bible passage is historically true’

                              Archaeologists excavating in Jerusalem have found burned artifacts dating from 2,600 years ago – which prove that a passage in the Bible is true. Researchers uncovered charred wood, grape seeds, fish scales, bones and pottery while digging in the City o

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                                British Pubs Ban Swearing, Are Accused of Having %$&# for Brains - WSJ

                                Seeking to woo families, one major chain post signs, threatens to eject profane patrons. ‘I’m lucky they didn’t beat me up.’

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                                DNA breakthrough: Scientists repair genes in human embryos to prevent inherited diseases | Fox News

                                In a major scientific breakthrough, researchers have harnessed a gene-editing tool to correct a disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos, preventing the mutation from passing to future generations.

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                                US Navy veteran ordered to remove American flag wrap from mailbox | Fox News

                                A mailbox covered with the American flag is at the center of a dispute brewing between a retired U.S. veteran and a homeowners association in Florida.

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                                Scientists Gain Insight Into Allergies: MedlinePlus Health News

                                Screening for certain immune cells might help doctors assess reactions to treatment, researchers say

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                                Is The Stock Market Crazy? No, It's Just The Profits, Stupid | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

                                Many have wondered how the major stock market indexes can keep climbing into record territory when the economy is growing at a torpid 2%.

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                                Australia Tampers With Climate Data | The Daily Caller

                                Australian scientists at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) ordered a review of temperature recording instruments after the government agency was caught tampering.

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                                5 Surprising Ways to Give Dogs The Joint Support They Need

                                Dog joint pain is common, especially in older animals. Here are 4 telltale signs of joint pain and stiffness and 5 natural ways to help relieve it.

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                                  How The Feds Turn Doctors Into Clerks | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

                                  "The doctor will see you now." It's a common phrase, but no longer true. Even in the examining room, you're unlikely to make more than fleeting eye contact

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                                  Starring Nebbishes and Noodges, Yiddish Cinema Makes a Comeback - The New York Times

                                  The new drama “Menashe,” filmed in Brooklyn, is the most prominent example of a resurgence that began with the prologue of the Coens’ “A Serious Man.”

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                                  Davis Islamic Center Under Fire After Online Sermon Translation « CBS Sacramento

                                  The Islamic Center of Davis is under fire after a translation of a sermon posted online said it called for the annihilation of Jews.

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                                  Davis Islamic Center Under Fire After Online Sermon Translation « CBS Sacramento

                                  The Islamic Center of Davis is under fire after a translation of a sermon posted online said it called for the annihilation of Jews.

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                                  Scientists Now Believe the Universe Itself May Be Conscious – Awareness Act

                                  A new scientific concept has recently come to light, which scientists are calling "panpsychism." Panpsychism says that the universe could be capable of consciousness, which could change everything. For quite some time, scientists have been worki

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                                  Mac and Me: The Psyche of a Dog and the Axes of Awareness | Beyond Human Design - Learn how to transform your life with

                                  Delve into Beyond Human Design for self-discovery. Learn about the multidimensional universe and recognize the truth of your Self

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                                  20 Million Mosquitoes to Hit Fresno; That's a Good Thing, Really - Bloomberg

                                  A giant technology company will release up to 20 million bacteria-filled, buzzing mosquitoes this summer in Fresno, California.

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                                  Earthquake fault maps for Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and other Westside areas could bring development restrictions - LA

                                  The California Geological Survey has released a draft of the Santa Monica fault map, which, when finalized, will restrict development on top of the earthquake fault.

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                                  Messy desks could be a sign of genius, say researchers | The Independent

                                  Is your desk overflowing with scraps of paper, coffee cups, envelopes and wilted plants? Well, far from being idle, it turns out you might just be a creative genius.  In world where ‘cleanliness is next to godliness’ is a well-valued idiom, being a m

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                                  Hundreds of VA officials fired since Trump's inauguration - CBS News

                                  Information about the firings are being posted online in what officials describe as an attempt at greater transparency

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                                  I’m a Pediatrician. How Transgender Ideology Has Infiltrated My Field and Produced Large-Scale Child Abuse.

                                  Transgender ideology is intruding into the lives of the most innocent among us, and with the apparent growing support of the medical community.

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                                    Orthodox Jewish grade school in UK fails inspection for refusal to teach about sexual orientation | Fox News

                                    An orthodox Jewish girls’ elementary school in London has failed inspection for the third time because it refuses to teach students about homosexuality and gender reassignment.

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                                    Krauthammer: American kids taught 'abnormal, anti-American' lessons | Fox News

                                    Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told Fox News Monday night that American students are being taught about all of the pathologies of the United States and very little of the glories.

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                                    Lower Grilling Carcinogens by 99%

                                    You can still enjoy summer barbecues and drastically reduce the level of grilling carcinogens in your meat by following a few science-backed tricks.

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                                      How To Read Personality From Online Profile Pictures

                                      ...and what your profile picture says about your personality.

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                                        Charles Krauthammer: The Great Muslim Civil War — And Us | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

                                        The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter-bomber. Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria. Russia threatens to attack coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates.

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                                        Holding hands to comfort loved ones does help reduce pain, US study shows

                                        Holding the hand of a loved one to comfort them really does help reduce pain, a US study has shown.

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                                        How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World

                                        Ancient DNA from 209 cats over 9,000 years tell the story of their dispersal.

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                                          Weird Body Parts Quiz: What Do You Know About Our Bizarre Bodies?

                                          Test what you know about our bizarre bodies and weird parts in this quiz.

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                                          Saudi Arabia Awakes to the Perils of Inbreeding - The New York Times

                                          Several serious genetic disorders are common in Saudia Arabia, where women have average of six children, and marriage between close relatives is common; Saudi government says rate of marriage among blood relatives, particularly in south of country, ranges

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                                          Free Speech Wins (Again) at the Supreme Court | National Review

                                          If you’re a lawyer arguing against free speech at the Supreme Court, be prepared to lose. Today the Court affirmed once again the Constitution’s strong protections against governmental viewpoint discrimination, even when the viewpoint discrimination i

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                                          Time does not mend a broken heart as scientists find condition causes long-term damage

                                          Songwriters, poets and novelists have long mused over whether time truly heals everything.

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                                          10 Signs Your Dog Is Happy

                                          Do you know if your dogs are happy? Here are 10 signs your dog is a happy camper.

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                                            Can attending church really help you live longer? This study says yes

                                            A recent study by Vanderbilt University professor Marino Bruce has found that people who attend religious services live longer and are less stressed.

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                                            Baby teeth link autism and heavy metals, NIH study suggests | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

                                            Scientists used lasers to map the growth rings in baby teeth generated during different developmental periods.

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                                            Behold Jupiter’s Enormity With This Amazing Fly-By Video

                                            A mathematician and an animator teamed up to compile 36 photos into one amazing video.

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                                              Plants can HEAR and use their 'sense' to seek out flowing water, scientists discover

                                              Biologists found that pea roots could sense water even if it was hidden behind plastic

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                                              Dogs can talk to humans, study suggests

                                              Dogs have a surprising ability to make humans understand what their barks and growls mean, a study has shown.

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                                              Study: 89% of colleges reported zero campus rapes in 2015 | Breaking News for College Students | USA TODAY College

                                              There's a difference between reported rapes and actual rapes, which are believed to be drastically underreported.

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                                              Neurologic Music Therapy for Parkinson's | APDA

                                              Neurologic Music Therapy Group Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease By Carolyn Dobson for the Neurologic Music Therapy Group Music therapy has proven to be particularly effective for people with Parkinson’s disease. Research in both music therapy and

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                                              Traumatic Memories Reduced 62% By Classic Game

                                              Those who had played the game had 62% fewer intrusive memories in the following week.

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                                                How The Oceans Became Choked With Plastic

                                                The problem is staggering, and it'll get worse if we do nothing.

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                                                  True Happiness comes from within, but why?

                                                  Why true Happiness comes from within. Happiness is a product of our own minds. If we want to live a happy life, we need to work on our happiness every day.

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                                                    Measles | Cases and Outbreaks | CDC

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                                                    When people work together, they’re literally on the same wavelength, brain waves show - LA Times

                                                    Scientists have captured a group phenomenon known to exist in labs but never before chronicled in humans’ natural habitat: group brain synchrony.

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                                                    Your Dog Can ‘Catch’ Your Feelings

                                                    A new study looks at emotional contagion between dogs and humans.

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                                                      Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

                                                      Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.

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                                                      Second Michigan Doctor, His Wife Charged in Female Genital Mutilation Procedures - NBC News

                                                      Authorities have charged a second doctor, along with his wife, with assisting a physician perform female genital mutation procedures on young girls.

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                                                      Inconvenient Truths The Earth Day 'March for Science' Protesters Ignore | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

                                                      Environmentalism: This Earth Day, protests around the country will focus on "science." What they won't focus on is facts, because the facts show that the U.S.

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                                                      Short and long term memory: For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong —

                                                      We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, em

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                                                      Squirrel served daily ice cream mini-cones at North Carolina shop

                                                      A North Carolina squirrel is living the dream: two special mini cones of ice cream per day served up by her human friends.Putter the squirrel lives in a tree above Fantasy Isle Ice Cream and Mini Golf in Holden Beach and has gotten quite comfo

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                                                        Another point for elephant intelligence: They know when their bodies are in the way - The Washington Post

                                                        "The more we understand about elephant behavior," a psychologist said, "the better we will be able to come up with conservation strategies that work."

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                                                        Are You a Helicopter Parent? 7 Signs You Shouldn't Ignore

                                                        Do you hover over your kids too much? WebMD shows you signs you might be a helicopter parent.

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                                                        Depression could be linked to single gene, say Dutch scientists

                                                        A gene has been linked to depression in a study which researchers hope will shed light on the little-understood condition. To investigate the mental illness which affects over 300million people worldwide, researchers studied the genetic makeup of a group

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                                                        Ivy League Colleges Collecting More Than $41 Billion in Taxpayer Money, Report Says | Fox Business

                                                        Billions of your tax dollars could be helping to fund private universities and Ivy League schools which are already sitting on an inflated endowment.

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                                                        Muslim-American leaders support Australian imam's rejection of radical Islam | Fox News

                                                        American Muslims are defending an Australian imam whose public opposition to radical Islam and attempts to impose sharia law has drawn criticism from other Muslim leaders in Australia.

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                                                        A 'bionic leaf' could help feed the world

                                                        In the second half of the 20th century, the mass use of fertilizer was part of an agricultural boom called the "green revolution" that was largely credited with averting a global food crisis. Now, the challenge of feeding the world looms again a

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                                                        Obamacare Choices Could Go From One to Zero in Some Areas - The New York Times

                                                        An Anthem departure would leave coverage gaps in substantial parts of several states.

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                                                        A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof—And Nobody Notices | WIRED

                                                        When a German retiree proved a famous long-standing mathematical conjecture, the response was underwhelming.

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                                                        Roasted Crickets? Millennial Entrepreneurs Think Americans Should Eat Bugs - WSJ

                                                        Texas company touts half-inch six-legged arthropods as nutritionally and ecologically responsible snacks that taste like corn nuts; sour cream & onion flavor.

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                                                        California snowpack is one of the deepest ever recorded, and now poses a flooding risk - LA Times

                                                        california's snowpack is one of the biggest in state history, measurements taken Thursday show

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                                                        Bob Dylan's 15 Most Beautiful Lyrics | Billboard

                                                        To celebrate his Nobel win, we're looking back on some of the most beautiful lyrics from Dylan's his 50-plus-year career.

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                                                        Death Rates Rise for Wide Swath of White Adults, Study Finds - WSJ

                                                        In 2015, two economists published a landmark paper showing that mortality was rising for white middle-aged Americans after decades of decline. Now a new analysis from the same pair paints an even bleaker picture.

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                                                        Michelle Rhee’s Washington School Reforms Improved Teacher, Student Outcomes | National Review

                                                        Washington reformers heat for their ideas, but a new study vindicates their controversial evaluations of teachers.

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                                                        23 Percent of Public Schoolchildren Live in Immigrant Households | LifeZette

                                                        Almost a quarter of the nation's public school students live in immigrant households, raising questions about America's long-term ability to continue its t

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                                                        Chores Kids Can Do: Toddlers, School-Age, and Teens

                                                        Here are age-appropriate chores for kids, from toddler to teenager. Plus, see why chores are good for children, and get tips for getting them to help without nagging.

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                                                        Cherry Blossoms Endangered If Temperature Drops to 24 Degrees | NBC4 Washington

                                                        If the temperature drops to 24 degrees or colder, it could kill as much as 90 percent of the pink-petaled wonders.

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                                                          Dogs 'deliberately deceive owners' to get what they want

                                                          Cats might have a reputation for being a bit sneaky or scheming - but, according to science, we really ought to be keeping an eye on dogs if we're worried about our pets running rings around us.

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                                                            Pictures: Risky Pet-Owner Mistakes: Fat Cats, Ticks, Fleas, and More

                                                            Pet owners risk rashes, diseases, bites, and worms when they neglect pet care basics. And dogs and cats can suffer needlessly, too. This WebMD slideshow lays out scenarios.

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                                                              There’s no significant connection between your personality as a teenager and a septuagenarian — Quartz

                                                              Look at a photo of yourself as a teenager and, mistaken fashion choices aside, it’s likely you see traces of the same person with the same personality quirks as you are today. But whether or not you truly are the same person over a lifetime—and what t

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                                                                Note To Environmentalists: Not All Fossil Fuels Are The Same | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

                                                                Not all fossil fuels are created equal — at least with respect to their carbon footprint — but neither the media nor environmentalists seem to care.

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                                                                Proliferation of bird flu outbreaks raises risk of human pandemic

                                                                By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - The global spread of bird flu and the number of viral strains currently circulating and causing infections have reached unprecedented levels, raising the risk of a potential human outbreak, according to disease experts.

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                                                                Scientists run calculations to PROVE the existence of God | Science | News | Daily Express

                                                                SCIENTISTS have ‘confirmed’ the existence of God after proving a mathematician’s theory which suggests that there is a higher power.

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                                                                City devastated by OxyContin use sues Purdue Pharma, claims drugmaker put profits over citizens' welfare - LA Times

                                                                A Washington city devastated by black-market OxyContin filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the painkiller’s manufacturer Thursday, alleging that the company turned a blind eye to criminal trafficking of its pills to “reap large and obscene profi

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                                                                Think your dog talks like people? Scientists say you might just be right. - The Washington Post

                                                                Primate studies are dismantling a notion that the seeds of language did not exist before humans. Some think it's time to take a second look at talking pets tricks.

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                                                                Los Angeles diners being duped by widespread sushi scam, UCLA study claims | Fox News

                                                                First there’s fake news, now there’s fake fish. Ok, not exactly fake fish, but fraudulent fish.

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                                                                The caves that prove Neanderthals were cannibals

                                                                Deep in the caves of Goyet in Belgium researchers have found the grisly evidence that the Neanderthals did not just feast on horses or reindeer, but also on each other.

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                                                                Artificial leaf copies nature to manufacture medicine

                                                                Dutch scientists have developed an artificial leaf that can act as a mini-factory for producing drugs, an advance that could allow medicines to be produced anywhere there is sunlight. The work taps into the ability of plants to use sunlight to feed thems

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                                                                42% Fewer U.S. Women Are Dying of Breast Cancer | TIME

                                                                Better screening and treatment of breast cancer are responsible for fewer deaths globally, but some countries continue to see high mortality from the disease

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                                                                Trump’s Data Team Saw a Different America—and They Were Right - Bloomberg

                                                                The president-elect’s analysts picked up disturbances others weren’t seeing—the beginning of the storm that would deliver Trump to the White House.

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                                                                  Inside the Affordable Care Act’s Arizona Meltdown - WSJ

                                                                  Nearly every county in the state now has only one insurer selling plans through the health-care law’s exchange, and premiums are soaring.

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                                                                      Are you a moaner or a screamer? Here’s what your sex noises say about you

                                                                      Our sex and relationship columnist Dr Pam Spurr regularly brings you must-know info for the bedroom and beyond. Follow Dr Pam on Twitter @drpamspurr I couldn’t help tittering about the “Moani…

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                                                                      Experts said Arctic sea ice would melt entirely by September 2016 - they were wrong

                                                                      Dire predictions that the Arctic would be devoid of sea ice by September this year have proven to be unfounded after latest satellite images showed there is far more now than in 2012.

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                                                                      Children inherit their intelligence from their mother not their father, say scientists | The Independent

                                                                      A mother's genetics determines how clever her children are, according to researchers, and the father makes no difference.  Women are more likely to transmit intelligence genes to their children because they are carried on the X chromosome and women hav

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                                                                      JAMA Forum: Why Are Private Health Insurers Losing Money on Obamacare?

                                                                      By Uwe Reinhardt, PhD The report last week that Aetna, one of the major US health insurance companies, would leave most of the health insurance exchanges established under the Affordable Care Act (…

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                                                                      CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami areas amid mounting Zika cases

                                                                      Government health officials warned pregnant women Monday to avoid a Zika-stricken part of Miami and told couples who have been there recently to put off having children for at least two months, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito b

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                                                                      More Young Adults Living With Parents Than a Romantic Partner - WSJ

                                                                      For the first time in the modern era, young adults are more likely to live with their parents than with a spouse or partner, according to a new study by Pew Research Center.

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                                                                      Reading on a Screen Rather Than Paper May Affect What You Learn, Study Shows - ABC News

                                                                      Those who read on paper rather than digitally may grasp "big picture" better.

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                                                                      Physicists Prove Classical Music Inhabits Separate Realm, Inaccessible To Humans

                                                                      Physicists released a report Wednesday revealing that classical music exists in a field of reality entirely removed from 4D spacetime.

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                                                                      More Support for Early Exposure to Peanuts to Prevent Allergies

                                                                      Two new studies provide further support that very early exposure to peanuts and some other foods could prevent food allergies.

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                                                                      Trump’s America - WSJ

                                                                      There’s nothing irrational about Donald Trump’s appeal to the white working class, writes Charles Murray: They have every reason to be frustrated with the raw deal they’ve received in recent decades.

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                                                                      Doctor gets 30 years to life for murders in L.A. case tied to patients' overdoses - LA Times

                                                                      A judge on Friday sentenced a Rowland Heights doctor to 30 years to life in prison for the murders of three of her patients who fatally overdosed, ending a landmark case that some medical experts say could reshape how doctors nationwide handle prescriptio

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                                                                      Atmotube Is A Tiny Pollution Sensor That Clears Up What’s In The Air You Breathe

                                                                      Portable air quality tracker Atmotube aims to be the Waze for air quality tracking in your city. The device is a tiny tube that you can carry around in your..

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                                                                      Is iOS 7 making you feel sick? Here's why - NBC News

                                                                      Apple's new iOS 7 software is apparently making some people seasick on solid ground. Experts on motion sickness say the sharpness of the screen and the motion of the icons may be partly to blame.Users who have upgraded to iOS 7 are reporting nausea,