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9 People Per Day Are Killed In Crashes Involving Distracted Drivers Using Social Media

9 People Per Day Are Killed In Crashes Involving Distracted Drivers Using Social Media

mag813 July 25, 2017 0

Distracted driving comes in many forms, from talking on the phone, to messing with a navigation system, or posing for selfies on the latest social media app. Over the weekend, the latter distraction, combined

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A New Study is Combating the Idea That Poverty and Fast Food Intake Are Connected

A New Study is Combating the Idea That Poverty and Fast Food Intake Are Connected

mag813 July 25, 2017 0

Despite the popular myth, being poor does not increase your likelihood of eating fast food. Fast food may be relatively cheap and unhealthy, but the link between poverty and fast food intake is no stronger

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The Navy Gets Its First Female SEAL Candidate

The Navy Gets Its First Female SEAL Candidate

mag813 July 23, 2017 0

The Navy says it has its first female candidates for two elite special operations jobs previously closed to women — including a prospective SEAL. One woman is in the pipeline to be a SEAL

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There’s Literally a Ton of Plastic Garbage For Every Person on Earth

There’s Literally a Ton of Plastic Garbage For Every Person on Earth

mag813 July 20, 2017 0

More than 9 billion tons of plastic has been produced since 1950, and the vast majority of it is still around. A new study that tracked the global manufacture and distribution of plastics since

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Hip-Hop / R&B Is Officially More Popular Than Rock Music in the U.S.

Hip-Hop / R&B Is Officially More Popular Than Rock Music in the U.S.

mag813 July 18, 2017 0

While it may not come as a surprise to some, it’s official – hip-hop and R&B is more popular than rock music in the U.S. for the first time in history. According to a

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Should People Over The Age Of 70 Lose The Right To Vote?

Should People Over The Age Of 70 Lose The Right To Vote?

mag813 July 18, 2017 0

In 1970, Douglas Stewart, a university professor in California, was upset by the rise of Ronald Reagan and suggested that perhaps there were too many old people moving to California and voting, writing a

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No Such Thing As Climate Change Huh? An Iceberg The Size of Delaware Just Broke Off Antarctica

No Such Thing As Climate Change Huh? An Iceberg The Size of Delaware Just Broke Off Antarctica

mag813 July 12, 2017 0

An iceberg the size of Delaware has broken free from an Antarctic ice shelf, leaving the rest of the shelf vulnerable to collapse and serving as a harbinger of future sea-level rise that could pose

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Is Internet Addiction A Real Thing?

Is Internet Addiction A Real Thing?

mag813 July 11, 2017 0

When her youngest daughter, Naomi, was in middle school, Ellen watched the teen disappear behind a screen. Her once bubbly daughter went from hanging out with a few close friends after school to isolating

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Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains

Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains

mag813 June 28, 2017 0

People’s limited attention spans, plus the sheer overload of information on social media may combine to make fake news and hoaxes go viral, according to a new study. Understanding why and how fake news spreads may one day help

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Your Favorite Coffee Could Be Going Extinct Thanks To Climate Change

Your Favorite Coffee Could Be Going Extinct Thanks To Climate Change

mag813 June 26, 2017 0

Ethiopia, the birthplace of the coffee bean, is poised to lose up to 60% of its suitable farming land by the end of this century thanks in large part to climate change, a new

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