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Here's Why Drinkers Should Hit the Gym

If alcohol is a part of your weekly routine, you should make sure to find time to hit the gym: A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that regular exercise can help balance out the harmful effects of alcohol.

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Is a Blue Fire Tornado the Future of Oil Spill Cleanup?

A blue fire tornado sounds like it could be an alarming natural disaster, but this phenomenon could actually offer a way to burn fuel with reduced carbon emissions, a new study finds. A fire tornado, or fire whirl, can occur

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Lava meets the sea, puts on fire-spitting show in Hawaii

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping into the Pacific Ocean, where it’s creating new land

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A Bad Bounce: More Kids Getting Injured Using Trampolines

The popularity of trampoline parks is on the rise, and with it the number of emergency-room visits for injuries that kids get while at these parks, according to a new study. The number of kids who went to the emergency

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Science behind washing your jeans yields unexpected results

Let’s start with the ending: you don’t need to wash your jeans. Unless there are spots or stains you want to remove or they’ve just gotten terribly dirty, with normal wear jeans don’t need washing, according to Tech Insider. Given the

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Manatees head to Caribbean in first ever repopulation scheme

Singapore (AFP) – Singapore’s zoo said Monday it will send two manatees to Guadeloupe as part of the world’s first repopulation programme for the animal, which became extinct on the French Caribbean island in the early 20th century. Males Kai,

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Zika Virus Mystery: New Utah Case Stumps Researchers

In a puzzling case, a person in Utah became infected with the Zika virus, but health officials can’t figure out how the person contracted it. The infected person was a caregiver for an elderly man who had Zika. But the

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At rally for Clinton, Tim Kaine calls Trump a ‘me first’ candidate

ANNANDALE, Va. — Potential vice presidential pick Sen. Tim Kaine called Donald Trump a “me first” trash-talking candidate at a rally in Northern Virginia with Hillary Clinton Thursday. Kaine is considered a frontrunner on Clinton’s list of potential vice president

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When my dog died, I didn’t understand why it felt like a human had died. Then I read the research.

I picked the dog I wanted in the same way I picked a favorite Pokémon. I looked in the classified section next to the automotive ads and found a breed named “Peekapoo,” which was close enough to “Pikachu.” No one

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Peering at Great Pyramid: How high-tech scanners change archaeology

The pyramids are one of mankind’s most visible architectural achievements, and now archaeologists with particle scanners are searching for secret chambers that have long remained invisible. New technology is transforming modern archaeology, enabling researchers to make new discoveries in less

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