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Can Best By dates be trusted

Can Best By dates be trusted on meats and fish?

Can Best By dates be trusted on meats and fish? Do you think your local supermarket is practicing truthful Best By dates on that packaged meat, chicken, or fish? Your guess could be quite wrong!! Investigators found that almost every ...
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Neanderthals—the other white meat

Neanderthals, a sturdy hominid species closely related to Homo sapiens, lived in Europe for about 270,000 years until humans arrived on the continent, about 30,000 years ago, at which point they quickly disappeared. The latest theory for their puzzling extinction ...
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Overeating and wasted food - Antarctica Journal

Fifth of world’s food lost to waste and over-eating

Almost one-fifth of world's food lost to waste and over-eating, a study suggests. The world population consumes around 10 per cent more food than it needs, while almost nine per cent of food lost to waste or left to spoil, ...
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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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ANTHRAX IN RUSSIA KILLING PEOPLE

ANTHRAX IN RUSSIA KILLING PEOPLE

In Siberia anthrax has been the cause of the death of a 12-year-old boy due to climate change in the area.  The unusually warm weather has caused the release of bacteria from some dead animals that were infected with anthrax.  ...
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Wheelchair Bandit

Wheelchair Bandit Fails to Make Getaway

A woman in El Paso, Texas has been arrested after trying to rob a jewelry store disguised in a black trash bag. Noemi Duchene and Luis Del Castillo arrived at Estate and New Jewelry store, where a security camera captured ...
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Fish on drugs

Psychiatric medications passing through sewage treatment plants could be dramatically changing the behavior of fish. After researchers discovered low levels of common anti-anxiety drugs called benzodiazepines in perch living downstream from a treatment plant in southern Sweden, they tested the ...
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south korea suicide

South Korea – Where death is a popular option

The shocking death of a reality show contestant shined a light on South Korea’s suicide epidemic, said Kim Tae-ick. The contestant, identified only by her surname, Jeon, apparently hanged herself with a hair-dryer cord after telling her mother that she ...
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Packaging materials causing autism

Autism caused by packaging chemicals?

Nine out of 10 Americans have a chemical called bisphenol A in their urine, said Nicholas D. Kristof. BPA, which can be found in plastic food containers, soup can linings, ATM receipts, and many other consumer products, is a proven ...
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Inmate Busted After Taking Pot Selfie

A Polish prisoner triggered a crackdown on other inmates after he posted a photo of a large cannabis plant that he'd grown in his cell. To boast about his green thumb, Dozy Zendarski took a selfie with the plant using ...
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