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Colored Fun Run or Potential Powder Keg?

You may not think combustible dust is something to worry about, but it’s more prevalent a cause for concern than you might suspect. Between 2009 and 2013, 57 combustible dust incidents caused 26 people to die, and another 129 to be injured. Now, after a fireball engulfed a crowd of patrons in Taiwan, authorities in […]
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Evidence of Medical Marijuana’s Ability to Combat Diabetes Mounting

Considering the fact that someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes every 17 seconds, it’s fair to say that it’s a pretty big issue. Luckily, there’s now more evidence that medical marijuana can help fight the disease. A study published in the journal Obesity found that regular cannabis users had lower body mass indexes, lower fat percentages, and lower […]
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    Drivers in D.C. Waste More Time in Traffic Jams Than Commuters in Any Other City

    New York City and Los Angeles are probably the top two cities that have a reputation for having “the worst traffic ever,” but it seems that neither of these metropolitan monsters can win against the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., for that coveted title of disdain. A new study was just released by the Texas AandM Transportation Institute […]
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    Evidence of Medical Marijuana’s Ability to Combat Diabetes Mounting

    Considering the fact that someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes every 17 seconds, it’s fair to say that it’s a pretty big issue. Luckily, there’s now more evidence that medical marijuana can help fight the disease. A study published in the journal Obesity found that regular cannabis users had lower body mass indexes, lower fat percentages, and lower […]
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    Could This Little Plastic Cap Save Children From Drug Overdoses?

    In 2013, investigative journalism outfit ProPublica reported on the crusade of Dr. Daniel Budnitz, who wanted to save children from fatal medication poisoning. Dr. Budnitz is a scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and he believed a new plastic closure called a flow restrictor could stop kids from accidentally swallowing toxic amounts […]
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    Fox News Botches Internet Live Stream of First GOP Debate

    If you’re one of the tech-savvy “cord cutters” who has ditched your cable subscription in favor of live streams on your phone or computer, you may have been muttering a few unmentionables under your breath during the recent GOP debate. According to Mashable, users of the Fox News app were disappointed when they settled in […]