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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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Meditation delays aging

Meditation doesn’t just improve mental and physical health in the present. It also slows the aging process, and can help meditators stay mentally sharp into old age, a new study has found. Once people reach their mid- to late 20s, ...
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Frozen oil shows promise of shape-shifting materials

Researchers have identified a new mechanism that drives the development of form and structure, through the observation of artificial materials that shape-shift through a wide variety of forms which are as complex as those seen in nature. It’s curious to ...
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Scariest Streets - The Magic Roundabout - Swindon, England

SCARIEST STREETS IN THE WORLD

Below is a listing of what has been considered to be the most scariest streets in the world. Some have been labeled scary because of their sheer location, while others are scary because of the way they were designed. Either ...
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Japanese robot can recognize human emotion

Meet "Pepper," said Richard Lawler in Engadget.com. Japanese telecom firm SoftBank unveiled a new, robot last week that it claims "can recognize human emotion" thanks to technology that allows it to "communicate through emotion, speech, or body language." Pepper is ...
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Alec Baldwin in hot water over anti-gay comment

■    Alec Baldwin has vowed to retreat from public life in a new article in which he denounces his gay critics, and calls former colleagues at MSNBC "boring" and "full of s—." In an "as told to" screed in New ...
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Freedom-dance of a bull that lived in chains

From the Gut Aiderbichl Sanctuary Youtube page... Bandit was one of many million that live worldwide in narrow stables in tethered housing, all life long. Do animals get used to this? Not really if you watch our unique video. Bandit ...
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Solar Farm Rejected Amid Fears It Will ‘Suck Up The Sun’s Energy’

A town council in North Carolina rejected plans to rezone land for a solar farm after residents voiced fears it would cause cancer, stop plants from growing and suck up all the energy from the sun. Two citizens reportedly made ...
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Hidden Cash

Hidden Cash All Over NY And LA

Hidden Cash was a 2014 multi-city project founded by Jason Buzi and Yan Budman using the Twitter account of the same name. On May 22, 2014, Hidden Cash began hiding money in San Francisco, California and tweeting out clues using ...
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For a good night’s sleep, let the dog snuggle up to you

Mayo Sleep Clinic in Arizona surveyed 150 patients about sleep habits Found those who sleep with pets 'feel more safe and secure' But 20 per cent say sleep interrupted by 'wandering or whimpering' Animal lovers have been warned for years ...
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