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Mar 29, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Mar 27, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Mar 26, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

First Coast News: If given the choice between eating a hot dog or enjoying some rotisserie chicken, you may want to consider the hot dog. That's because hot dogs, as well as pepperoni and deli meats, are relatively free of carcinogenic compounds, according to Kansas State University research. J. Scott Smith, professor of food chemistry, and a K-State ...

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Mar 18, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

A minuscule amount of radiation from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan was detected in Sacramento but at such a low level that it posed no threat to human health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday afternoon. One station in Sacramento detected "minuscule quantities" of a radioactive isotope, xenon-133, that scientists said they ...

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Mar 11, 2011 14 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Space.com: March 19, the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 221,567 miles (356,577 kilometers) away. On top of that, it will be full. And one astrologer believes it could inflict massive damage on the planet. Richard Nolle, a noted astrologer who ...

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Feb 15, 2011 Comments Off Grizz

PASADENA, Calif. – A NASA spacecraft zipped past a comet half the size of Manhattan in a Valentine's Day rendezvous that scientists hope will shed light on these icy solar system bodies. Speeding at 24,000 mph, Stardust zoomed by comet Tempel 1 on Monday night, snapping six dozen high-resolution pictures along the way. At nearest approach, ...

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Feb 15, 2011 Comments Off Grizz

Below the radar of public opinion, Mexico has started to assemble the type of biometric national identity database that could be used to document names for a North American Trusted Traveler border pass card, a plan already being developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Mexican citizens. It apparently would be similar to the ...

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Feb 14, 2011 Comments Off Grizz

PORTLAND -- A 4.3 earthquake hit the Mt. St. Helens area about 10:35 a.m. Monday, followed by two more quakes minutes later at magnitude 2.5 and 2.3. The first quake was reported initially as a 3.3 magnitude quake. USGS data on the quake The 4.3 quake happened at 10:35 a.m., about six miles north and northwest of the ...

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Feb 12, 2011 2 Comments ›› Grizz

Famously sadistic dictators like Saddam Hussein and Joseph Stalin share a personality profile marked by narcissism and paranoia, political psychologists say. But what of authoritarian-style dictators like Hosni Mubarak? Could an ordinary, well-meaning person turn into a repressive despot? Perhaps not overnight, but power does have an effect on the psyche, according to psychological research. The ...

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Feb 11, 2011 4 Comments ›› Grizz

NASA scientists and their colleagues are now proposing corporate financing for a human mission to Mars. This raises the prospect that a spaceship named the Microsoft Explorer or the Google Search Engine could one day go down in history as the first spaceship to bring humans to the Red Planet. The proposal suggests that companies could ...

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Feb 11, 2011 4 Comments ›› Grizz

Marijuana users sometimes report that pot enhances their desire for sex. But a new review of research on marijuana and sexual health suggests that male smokers could be courting sexual dysfunction. Research on the topic is contradictory and few studies are high-quality, said study researcher Rany Shamloul, a physician with appointments at the University of Ottawa ...

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Jan 28, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jan 21, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: A New Zealand woman was temporarily partially paralyzed by a hickey on her neck from her amorous partner, AFP reported Friday. The 44-year-old woman went to the emergency department of Middlemore Hospital in Auckland last year after experiencing loss of movement in her left arm while watching television, doctors reported in the New Zealand Medical ...

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Jan 3, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) – Stress from New Year's Eve fireworks may have caused the deaths of up to 5,000 birds in Beebe, Ark., which mysteriously began falling from the sky late Friday night, state officials said on Monday. Officials believe that stress may be a more likely cause than severe weather such as hail or ...

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Jan 2, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jan 1, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

AP: A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 earthquake hit off the shores of Japan's southern Pacific island.

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Dec 31, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Dec 27, 2010 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli archaeologists said Monday they may have found the earliest evidence yet for the existence of modern man, and if so, it could upset theories of the origin of humans. A Tel Aviv University team excavating a cave in central Israel said teeth found in the cave are about 400,000 years old and ...

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Dec 24, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

McClatchy Newspapers: 'Tis the season for making whoopee. The Christmas-New Year's period produces a year-high spike in sexual activity and conceptions in the United States, according to biorhythm researchers and makers of sex-related products. They attribute the increase to holiday leisure and New Year's resolutions to have children. New Year's irresolution fueled by alcohol and partying is ...

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Dec 21, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse from William Castleman on Vimeo.

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Dec 19, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

New York (AP) - This was the year the Earth struck back.

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Dec 17, 2010 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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