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Pope Gives OK For Atheists To Enter Heaven

Pope Gives “OK” For Atheists To Enter Heaven

In comments likely to enhance his progressive reputation, Pope Francis has written a long, open letter to the founder of La Repubblica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers (Atheists) would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences. Responding ...
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Obese person sitting on chair

Rising Obesity

A new University of Washington study has found that 2.1 billion people worldwide are overweight or obese. Here's a snapshot of the percentage of people who fall in those categories around the world: Saudi Arabia - 69.4% U.S. - 67.4% ...
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Taurids Meteor Collision

Taurids Meteor Stream Could Cause Disaster To Earth

Scientists have discovered a new branch of the Taurids meteor stream that could prove to be a major disaster for Earth, with asteroids up to 1,000 feet wide flying past us every few years. The Taurids meteor shower peaks every ...
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Smokers Feel More Pain

Smokers Feel More Pain Than Non-Smokers

Smokers or those who are exposed to secondhand smoke may require heavier doses of anesthesia and painkillers during surgery. A new study found that cigarettes—which are filled with more than 4,000 chemicals—can not only affect the metabolism of anesthetic drugs ...
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Circus Tiger

Circus Patron And Tiger Meet In Bathroom

A tiger briefly escaped from a Kansas circus and gave a patron quite a scare when it wandered into the ladies' room. Jenna Krehbiel had just finished watching the big cat show and went into the bathroom, not knowing one ...
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Fellow Motorists Scold Driver For Bad Parking Job

A driver who parked his car taking up two parking spaces was treated to a series of very humorous passive-aggressive notes on his windshield. Irked motorists left a series of handwritten notes on the car after it was spotted sprawled ...
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Heavy drinking linked to strokes

Strokes Linked To Heavy drinking

Men who average three drinks a day and women who average two face a significantly higher risk for stroke in middle age, a new study has found. The study by Swedish scientists examined drinking habits of more than 11,000 twins ...
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Millennials: The most selfish generation yet?

“I am about to do what old people have done throughout history,” said Joel Stein in Time: “Call those younger than me lazy, entitled, selfish, and shallow.” But this time, I have factual proof. The Millennial generation—the 80 million Americans ...
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The Prominence and Plight Of Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

The number of juveniles in the nation’s criminal justice system has been in decline for years. California and New York have closed some of their largest and most troubled juvenile detention facilities. Missouri has recently been credited with doing a ...
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benefit of short jogs

Benefit of short jogs in the long-term

Five minutes a day. That, according to a new study, is all the running that's required to drastically reduce your chances of dying prematurely. Researchers examined the medical records of 55,137 American adults over a period of 15 years and ...
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