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Yes, Women Are Drinking More These Days. Why?

"Trainwreck" hilariously depicts some sobering news: Alcohol consumption is on the rise among educated professional women. And in a high-pressure culture where workdays can end in rounds of drinks, collegial boozing is creating some tricky situations. For the young creatives ...
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WHAT’S THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR COUNTRY?

A BBC poll surveyed more than 26,000 people around the world to rate their perception of 16 countries and the E.U. Here's the ranking for nations viewed as “mainly positive.” ...
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The Greatest Era In Human History

The Greatest Era In Human History

Recent polls show that the public has fallen into a mood of pessimism and fatalism. While Washington is halted in a gridlock creating a worrisome "leadership crisis", many Americans fear that the country is unraveling. Little do they realize, The ...
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Study: Painkillers Dull Pleasure

Every week, more than 50 million Americans take acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and many other popular painkillers, to ease their aches and pains. But a new study has revealed that the drug also dulls emotions—including happiness. Prior research ...
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A Killer Competition

Newtown, Conn. ̿ ̿ ̿̿̿̿̿’̿’\̵͇̿̿\=(•̪●)=/̵͇̿̿/’̿̿ ̿ ̿ ̿ ̿ Grim contest? Newtown shooter Adam Lanza may have been trying to compete with Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik when he carried out the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December ...
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Skynet is watching

The Chinese government has revealed that it has a nationwide surveillance system to track dissidents, and it bears the same name as the evil computer network that tries to destroy humanity in the Terminator movies. Skynet, begun in 2005, has ...
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Why the beach is a pitiful sight

Britain’s “decayed seaside resorts” have become a dumping ground for society’s outcasts, said Libby Purves. Towns like Blackpool, Margate, and Clacton-on-Sea were holiday destinations for generations of English families. But they began to decline in the 1970s, when package tours ...
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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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Colin O'Brady - First Man to Cross Antarctica Solo

Colin O’Brady – First Man to Cross Antarctica Solo

During his trek across Antarctica back in December 2018 Colin O’Brady found himself having to drag with him all his supplies to cross the 932 miles without help.  He also didn’t have resupply stations set up along the way on ...
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Mediterranean Diet - Fruits and Vegetables

Mediterranean diet fights off depression

A Mediterranean diet could be the answer to keeping depression at bay as well as heart disease, suggests new research. The study, which monitored over 15k people, showed that a diet filled with fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts and olive oil, ...
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