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Mystery looms over loud booms

Clintonville, Wis. A series of underground booms and explosions rattled the nerves of residents in this small city this week, sending police and public officials searching for a cause. Resident Al Miller likened the sounds to “a heavy-duty thunderstorm,” while ...
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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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Study Finds Exercise Could Slow Down Aging

Study Finds Exercise Could Slow Down Aging

A research group tested a group of about 125 cyclists aged between 50 and around 80 – ¾ of the group were male and ¼ were female.  They did not study any people with high blood pressure, alcoholics, smokers, or ...
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Mugged On Camera

Johannesburg With cameras rolling, a South African journalist was robbed by two men just moments before he was to give a report. The video shows the two assailants scuffling with reporter Vuyo Mvoko, who shouts, “Hey we’re being mugged!” as ...
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Jesse Jackson Jr – Misuse of Campaign Funds

Chicago Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. plead guilty this to spending $750,000 of campaign funds on luxury items for personal use, including furs, jewelry, and celebrity memorabilia. Jackson, 47, represented Illinois’s 2nd Congressional District for 17 years before taking a medical ...
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African Elephants are Being Born Without Tusks

African Elephants are Being Born Without Tusks

About 98% of the female elephants are now showing up without tusks.  There were only 2% - 6% born on average a few years ago.  Poachers target the elephants with tusks for the best ivory and now that they have ...
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Divisions or Commonalities Within Cultures

Divisions or Commonalities Within Cultures

I am increasingly convinced that has everything to do with the nature of the space in which people encounter on another, and whether those space bring out peoples divisions or commonalities within cultures. If you are thinking to yourself “We ...
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Follow 5 Simple Factors to Live about a Decade Longer

Follow 5 Simple Factors to Live about a Decade Longer

Researchers have found 5 ways to help you to live about a decade longer.  They studied 125,000 people for about 30 years, checking their health records, what they ate, how they exercised, and if they smoked.  They were asked to ...
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New Planet Lurking Beyond Pluto

New Planet Lurking Beyond Pluto

Pluto may have company out there in the Kuiper Belt according to astronomers.  They found that a small icy world called Sedna is out there past the planet of Neptune and may have company.  This possible small planet known as ...
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Iceland: Internet Porn Ban

Reykjavik, Iceland Porn ban: Iceland is considering installing Internet filters to block Icelanders from viewing porn. If that ban goes ahead as expected this spring, the country will be the first Western democracy to attempt to censor the Internet. Iceland ...
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