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  • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

    As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

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  • 5 Things to Know About Alien Planet Kepler-186f, 'Earth's Cousin'

    A newly discovered planet nicknamed "Earth's cousin" has just been found 490 light-years from Earth. The planet, called Kepler-186f, is the first Earth-size planet found in the habitable zone of its star. Only about 10 percent larger than Earth, Kepler-186f is the closest planet to Earth in size…

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  • 74-Yr-Old Outsmarts Doctors. Reduces Her Wrinkles.

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  • Drug Shortages Threaten US Anti-TB Efforts (Op-Ed)

    Shortages of essential medicines increasingly pose a challenge to healthcare in the United States, with the number of shortages nearly tripling from 2007 to 2012. The United States has been a global leader in its efforts to eliminate TB as a public health problem. The majority of TB programs across…

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  • Teen Driving: Loud Talking & Rowdiness Are Risky Distractions

    Although texting and talking on the phone can be hazardous for young drivers, old-fashioned distractions such as loud conversations and rowdy passengers may be more likely to lead to car crashes and other dangerous driving situations, a new study suggests. Teen drivers in the study were six times…

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  • How We Misunderstand 'Innovation'

    That’s why after presenting the bGeigie Layth came up to me and told me about the conflicting reports of cancer rates and depleted uranium in Iraq. We started to devise a plan to connect his NGO with the hackerspace in Iraq called Fikra Space to assist in taking the bGeigie out into Basra for…

    The Atlantic
  • Can Black Earth Farming Grow Profits?

    It looks like enthusiasm has drained out of the global farmland market, as owners in Canada, the U.S., and Brazil are seeing either slower increases or actual declines in appraised value. This is not altogether ...

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    Celebrities and Their Freeloading Friends and Family

    Act 5: From Oprah to Kobe Bryant, the rich and famous have relatives eager to cash in on their success.

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  • NASA Leans Back for a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day

    The U.S. space agency wants you to snap a picture of yourself with a little piece of the planet and share it on social media.

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  • One-Step Retinol Treatments For Women Over 50

    The simple way to boost the anti-aging results of this powerful ingredient for younger looking skin in just one step without breaking the bank. 

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  • Pot of Gold: Innovation Helps Cannabis Industry Flourish

    DENVER — The legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado is turning an underground industry into a big business — and ushering in innovations in everything from genetics to growing methods. "Every single day, someone is reinventing the wheel, so to speak," said Scott Reach, a cannabis…

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  • Why Portland Reservoir Was Flushed After Teen Peed in It

    Officials in Portland, Ore., are flushing 38 million gallons of public drinking water after a 19-year-old was caught on camera urinating into an open reservoir on Wednesday (April 16). As expected, the sample came back clean, Jaymee Cuti, a spokeswoman for the Portland Water Bureau, told Live…

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  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

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  • South Korea Ferry: How Can a Huge Ship Sink?

    The sudden sinking of a ferry carrying 475 passengers off South Korea's southern coast brings up the question: How can a large, modern passenger ship just sink? But from the sinking of the South Korean ferry to the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia to the Titanic, disasters do occur. What caused…

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  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

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    Can Men Suffer From Postpartum Depression? - Discovery News

    Postpartum Depression is a type of depression that is experienced by new moms. It can last months, and even years! Can fathers experience this too? Laci discusses why young men might want to wait to have children.

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  • Millions Get Out of Debt with This Easy Process!

    Chapter 7 can wipe out credit card debt and medical bills in as little as six months. Find out if you're eligible to file Chapter 7.

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  • Golden eagle found in Wyo. tied for second-oldest

    SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America, Wyoming wildlife officials said.

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  • Why You Shouldn't Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

    In the first comprehensive study of the DNA on dollar bills, New York University researchers identified 3,000 types of bacteria in all—many times more than in previous studies that examined samples under ...

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Frigid Winter? Blame 4,000 Years of Wild Jet Streams

    The roaring jet stream, whose swooping winds drove frigid cold in the East and record warmth in the West this winter, first started twisting and turning about 4,000 years ago, according to a new analysis of ancient rainfall records from North America. The study shows the jet stream's plunging…

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  • [video] LED Bulbs: What to Know Before You Buy

    Energy-efficient LED light bulbs have gotten brighter and warmer since the early days of this technology. The best bulbs, although pricey, make colors pop in a way that incandescents can’t. Michael Hsu ...

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  • Stem cells cloned from human adults may lead to patient-specific medical treatment

    A team of scientists have used cloning methods to produce stem cells from the skin cells of adult patients. The DNA was then fused with human eggs donated by four adult women. This marks only the second time human stem cells have been cloned, and the first time cells from an adult have been…

    The Verge
  • See Jane Evolve: Picture Books Explain Darwin

    Why is natural selection so hard to understand and accept? We might try to teach children about evolution via picture books when kids are still in kindergarten, says Alison Gopnik.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Anti Aging Creams of 2014

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