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Forest fire

California fires can only get even worse in the next few years

The severity of wildfires in the Sierra Nevada region of California has been sensitive to changes in climate over the past 1,400 years, according to new research. The findings suggest...
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You’re never too old to do your heart a favor

Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age, report investigators in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier. Their results showed that...

Sims-like disaster models help plan for human freak-outs

Computer models are helping public health researchers plan for disasters. For instance, if a plume of toxic smoke was to hit downtown Los Angeles, would you be better staying inside...
Homeless myths

12 myths about homelessness in America

The realities of homelessness upend many common assumptions about its causes—and potential solutions—an expert argues. On a single night in January 2018, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development...
Car Cabin Air Filter

What does it cost to replace your car cabin air filter?

When you’re on a tight budget, it’s always worth your while to find little ways to save some cash throughout the year. This is especially true when you own...

Study finds onion and garlic consumption may reduce breast cancer risk

Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that's a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They may also be a recipe for reducing the risk of breast...
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What’s the best way to cope with impostor syndrome?

The impostor syndrome, a phenomenon that manifests when people feel like frauds even if they are actually capable and well-qualified, affects people both in the workplace and in the...
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Americans still would rather drive themselves than have a self-driving car drive them

Americans would rather drive than commute in self-driving cars, a new study focused on cost perceptions suggests. Researchers studied how Americans’ perceived cost of commute time changes depending on who’s...
Vaping liquid flavors

Banned carcinogen found in minty vape flavors

Pulegone, a potential carcinogen banned as a food additive, is present in high levels in some e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, according to a new study. Pulegone (pronounced pju-leh-goan)...
Fitness gamification

A little competition improves the results of your exercise

Wearables might not offer enough motivation to get your daily steps, but a little competition might work. Researchers combined behavioral insights, gaming elements such as points and levels, and social...
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Retail Merchandising & POS System

Retail merchandising refers to different activities that take place in your business that contribute towards improving sales. The merchandising process can be specific such...
Fortinte black hole

A black hole swallows ‘Fortnite’: is it the end of the video game?

Fortnite has been absorbed by a black hole and its fans have panicked and even speculate with the end of the video game before...

Where did the ice from the lunar craters come from?

While a majority of the icy deposits on the moon are likely billions of years old, some may be much more recent, according to...
Polluted area

Has the Climate Action Summit served any purpose?

Dozens of commitments were made at the Climate Action Summit 2019 hosted by the UN Secretary-General, in New York in September. Chief amongst them was...
Blood donation

Japanese researchers create artificial blood that works for any blood group

A group of Japanese scientists has developed an artificial blood that could work for any patient, regardless of their blood type, as explained in...
Pinterest Lite app

Pinterest launches a “Lite” version of its application

The most popular applications and services have opted to offer users "Lite" versions of their applications. An option that users appreciate as it is...
Vulpera and Mechagnome

World of Warcraft’ adds two new races: Vulpera and Mechagnome

The next World of Warcraft update is called Visions of N'Zoth. It will bring new invasions of the god in Pandaria and Uldum. In...

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