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Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

The number of women potentially infected by the Zika virus appears to be growing in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says more than 150 pregnant women in America appear to be currently infected with Zika virus. In addition, there are over 120 women infected by the […]

by January 23, 2017 6 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
Vegetarians Rejoice: A Vegetable-Based Fast Food Chain Awaits

Vegetarians Rejoice: A Vegetable-Based Fast Food Chain Awaits

A new fast casual food chain is becoming extremely popular in a most unusual way: by offering vegetables. Beefsteak, a concept created by internationally-recognized chef Jose Andres, is focusing on fresh produce rather than prepackaged meats. The new chain not only zeroes in on vegetables, it prepares its dishes on […]

by January 21, 2017 7 comments Food
Attention Chocolate Lovers:  Universal Orlando Launches Steampunk-Themed Chocolate Restaurant

Attention Chocolate Lovers: Universal Orlando Launches Steampunk-Themed Chocolate Restaurant

The major Orlando theme parks continue to up the ante on their respective entertainment districts, as Universal’s CityWalk prepares to take on Disney’s revamped Disney Springs with a major new attraction of the chocolate variety. Universal Orlando Resort’s Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen is now open. The restaurant […]

by January 20, 2017 5 comments Food, Trending
Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Marine archaeologists have announced that they may have solved a mystery dating back 200 years to the loss of Captain Cook’s ship, Endeavor. The announcement comes after a decade of underwater exploration. Captain Cook’s Endeavor was built in Whitby for the purpose of carrying coal from the north east of […]

by January 19, 2017 6 comments Trending, World
Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

A solar-powered airplane completed a groundbreaking flight across the Pacific Ocean last week, breaking several aviation records. The pilots also tested the limits of human endurance, demonstrating the body’s capacity to stay awake and alert for 72 hours. The Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Mountain View California, having completed […]

by January 18, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
How Honest is Honest Co.? These are the Chemicals Jessica Alba’s Company is Allegedly Claiming are Organic

How Honest is Honest Co.? These are the Chemicals Jessica Alba’s Company is Allegedly Claiming are Organic

The Honest Co. is a Santa Monica business co-founded by actress Jessica Alba that has grown into a billion dollar company. The Honest Co. sells over 100 consumer products it promotes as organic, healthy and non-toxic. The company’s ethos, which touts its transparency and honesty, is under attack after another […]

by January 16, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

A four-acre peninsula in Central Park has remained unchanged and uninhabited – by humans, that is – since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Now the secret garden has been reopened for the first time in more than 60 years, promising unparalleled views of nature for the nation’s most populated […]

by January 15, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
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You’re Doing It Wrong: Psychologists and Psychiatrists List 50 Pop Culture Phrases Most Commonly Misuses

Hard-wired. A gene for. Autism epidemic. Denial. Acting out. Closure. Most people believe they are familiar with the terms above, and even use them occasionally in conversation. A new paper by a team of psychologists and psychiatrists says that the public frequently misuses, misapplies and misunderstands psychological terms that have […]

by January 13, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

A long battle between science and spirituality has now ended, with spirituality the victor thanks to genetic testing which confirms that 9,000 year old human remains are indeed those of a Native American. The “Kennewick Man” was discovered by the banks of the Columbia River in Washington several years ago. […]

by January 12, 2017 6 comments Science, World
Tesla’s Latest Plans: Boom or Bust?

Tesla’s Latest Plans: Boom or Bust?

  Tesla continues to execute the second version of its Master Plan, with a flurry of new product initiatives and improvements to old ones. All of this has the market in a tizzy: either Elon Musk is a genius or a complete hack. He’s either going to save humanity from […]

by January 11, 2017 7 comments Politics, Trending