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10 Foods Made From Poop, Vomit, Or Spit. Would You Eat Them?

Food A. C. Lura January 24, 2017 We take great pains to make sure our food is as clean as possible. There are even government agencies dedicated to the task, and some of the most common practices in our own...
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10 Ways A Hospital Stay Can Make Us Sicker

Health Gary Pullman January 6, 2017 Especially when we’re sick and vulnerable, we rely on health-care providers to treat us. We depend on their knowledge, training, skills, and compassion. We expect them to help us to heal so that we...
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10 Novel Ways Ice Cream Is Being Reinvented

10 Novel Ways Ice Cream Is Being Reinvented

Food Brian Tyler Brennglass December 31, 2016 Your local gourmet gelato store will serve you up a delicious cone, a cup of double chocolate fudge, or if it’s really daring, goat milk lavender macchiato. The experience of ice cream itself...
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10 Of The Most Beautiful Maps Ever Created

Travel Ann Feeney December 30, 2016 During much of history, maps were designed as much for beauty and display as for accuracy. When maps were hand-drawn, they were difficult and expensive to produce, and ones designed for personal libraries were...
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10 Elaborate Gingerbread Houses

Food Gary Pullman December 26, 2016 Gingerbread houses tend to abound during the holiday season. Not all of the ginger-flavored molasses cake buildings are simple residences, though. Some are gigantic constructions built by teams using hundreds of kilograms of...
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10 Zombie Drugs

Health Abraham Rinquist December 24, 2016 Every generation faces a new “zombie drug.” From the 18th-century English gin craze to the crack epidemic of the 1980s, addicts are frequently likened to the walking dead. This highly politically charged comparison...
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10 Diseases That Possibly Came From Outer Space

Health Raymond Gerald December 15, 2016 For years, many scientists have believed that the seeds of life might have ridden to Earth on meteors. This theory is called panspermia, and it answers a lot of questions about our origins. Unfortunately,...
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