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Bolivia’s Tsimane Tribe: What Makes Their Hearts So Healthy?

One may wonder what’s the secret behind the Tsimane tribe’s unusually good heart health. By the looks of it, it may all boil down to this Bolivian tribe’s rather peculiar diet. A report from the Washington Post offered an in-depth look at the Tsimane’s heart-healthy diet, which may include different types of monkeys for dinner, such as capuchins or howlers. ...

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Vaping Bad For Kids: Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Makes Official Warning On E-Cigarette Use

Is vaping as bad as its critics say it is, or is it a lesser evil when compared to cigarette smoking? Many supporters of the practice believe that there aren’t enough studies to definitely say whether e-cigarettes are safer alternatives or not. But a new report from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy states, in no uncertain terms, that vaping represents ...

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‘Giggling’ Rats Help Scientists Determine Our Moods And What Makes Us Ticklish

These “giggling” rats are doing it all for science, and they’re doing it because they’re in a good and ticklish mood. And, as a new study explains, the research involving the rats could explain what makes us humans ticklish in the first place. The new study was conducted by Shimpei Ishiyama and Michael Brecht, two researchers from Germany’s Humboldt University ...

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Did You Know Counting On Your Fingers Makes You Smarter?

If you’ve ever found yourself feeling embarrassed because you do math by counting on your fingers – stop it. Why? Because it turns out, counting with on fingers is a sign of intelligence. According to Wall Street Journal, children who solve math problems by counting on their fingers do so because they have better perception of their hands. This better ...

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Chris Brown Accuser — Ex-Roommate … She Makes Up Death Threats!!!

The woman who triggered Chris Brown‘s arrest has a history of making up stories about people threatening to kill her … according to her former roommate. Baylee Curran filed a restraining order in 2013 claiming her roomie, Princeton Roseborough, threatened to hire a hitman to take her out. Baylee went on to claim Roseborough physically hurt her by pushing her head against ...

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Cannabis Seeds A New Image: New Study Shows Weed Makes Workers Less Prone To Absenteeism

Cannabis seeds a new image and a new way of thinking about weed. A new study that takes a look at sick day statistics reveals surprising data. Employees are using fewer sick days since their states have legalized medical marijuana. There is an 8 percent overall decrease in employees using sick days in 24 states, and those are the states ...

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Juno probe makes close pass of Jupiter

A probe flown by the US space agency Nasa has made its first close approach to the planet Jupiter since going into orbit in July. Juno was commanded to pass just 4,200km above the cloud tops of the gas giant on Saturday. No previous spacecraft has got so close to the world during the main phase of its mission. Juno ...

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Diddy & Cassie — A Little BDay Cake Makes It All Better (VIDEO)

If there was any doubt Diddy and Cassie were actually back on good terms — let it be put to rest — because the two spent her bday together. In a video from Cassie’s 30th Friday night, you can see an overly-excited Diddy shouting happy birthday to his gf. The rapper also posted a birthday montage for Cassie, saying, “I ...

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iPhone 6 phones infected with 'Touch Disease' that makes screens useless

A bug that breaks iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens is a “ticking time bomb” poised to affect a growing number of the smartphones, according to repair experts. Nicknamed “Touch Disease”, the fault starts with a flickering bar that appears at the top of the devices’ screens that doesn’t respond to a users’ touch. Over time the bar grows until the whole screen is rendered ...

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Ethiopian runner makes protest sign as he crosses line in Rio

An Olympic marathon runner from Ethiopia staged a daring protest against his home government when he crossed the line in Rio on Sunday. As he took the silver medal, Feyisa Lilesa crossed his arms above – a gesture made by the Oromo people who have suffered brutal police crackdowns. Lilesa is from Oromia, home to most of Ethiopia’s 35 million ...

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