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Pez Dispensers Unearthed with Cash in Give Away Scavenger Hunt in NY

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:57

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The California-based scavenger hunt has been started by a duo Buzi and Budman. It is a movement where cash is given away in envelops and containers that are hidden in different locations. Every time the hunt gives clues on Twitter. In June such scavenger hunt took place in Central and Prospect parks and similar events have also been held in cities.

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Stop Wasting Water Or Be Ready to Pay a Fine

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:17

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Coincidentally it was the same day when the regulators of the state water approved daily fines that could amount up to $500 for wastage of water, the scientists also in a report said that the hovering drought will cost about $2.2 billion to California's economy this year.

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Repetitive learning could lead to false memories

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:42

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College of California Irvine neurobiologists Zachariah Reagh and Michael Yassa have observed that with repeated review, nuanced perspectives may blur away.

While reiteration improves the genuine substance of memories, it can diminish the measure of subtle element put away with those memories and may even prompt false memories, the study has found.

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Calif. Senate deadlocks on $10.5-billion water bond

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 11:15

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Draught-hit California's multi-billion water bond measure SB 848 will not be put on November ballot as supporters of the measure could not muster the required two-thirds vote.

The California Senate deadlocked on the $10.5-billion water bond measure on Monday as it could garner only 22-9 vote, with some members abstaining.

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Salmonella link leads to Chai powder recall

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:39

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About 21 people from 12 states, including New York and California, were discovered sick with Salmonella associated to the utilization of chia powder, as indicated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Two of those people have been hospitalized from the flare-up.

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Whooping cough pandemic in California

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:24

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State health authorities said that the amount of whooping-cough cases in California is currently at a pestilence level.

As indicated by an announcement by the California Department of Public Health, more than 800 whooping-cough cases were accounted for in the course of recent weeks, recommending that the disease, which is otherwise called pertussis, is spreading quickly.

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Happiness hormone can cut down aging

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 12:19

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The hormone known for making calming sensations throughout social and physical cooperations may one day be utilized to keep up and repair muscles that are aging, as indicated by a study directed at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Risk of breast cancer might be more with moles

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 09:09

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Two new studies propose a connection between breast disease and moles.

Generally, moles rouse considerations of skin growth, not a threat of the bosom. Anyway the new studies - one finished in France, the other did in the United States - recommends that the more moles a lady has, the higher her danger of bosom disease.

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Hearing alcohol related phrases generate anger

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 09:12

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Another study carried out by scientists at California State University, the University of Kent, and the University of Missouri, has discovered that listening to liquor related expressions like brewskie, wine or bourbon can impel outrage and animosity in individuals.

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Research: Fasting strengthens immune system and mitigates Chemotherapy

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:49

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An astounding new study out of the University of Southern California has discovered that routine yet restricted times of fasting up to four days on end restores a harmed immune system by expanding the count of white blood cells.

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Tangible Play startup trying to launch iPad-based learning system ‘Osmo’

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:26

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Palo Alto, California-based startup Tangible Play apparently has efforts underway to launch a new iPad-based learning system called 'Osmo.'

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Laughter may prevent memory loss

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:52

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Researchers suggest after a new study that laughter and humour may effectively assist in reducing the damage caused by the stress hormone cortisol in elderly.

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Increase in young diabetics since the year 2001

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 09:31

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A recent study has found that as compared to the year 2001 the number of Type 1 and 2 diabetic children have considerably risen which is a cause for concern.

As per a report filed by JAMA Network Journals scientists observed data from more than three million kids from different areas of the US.

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Californian mother reaches settlement over breast milk dispute with TSA

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:23

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A Southern California woman, who was held at a Phoenix airport in 2010 for refusing to have breast milk bottles X-rayed, has finally agreed to settle the dispute with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

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Majority of Californians support Common Core: poll

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:49

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A majority of California residents like the already ongoing changes in K-12 education, implementation of new English and mathematics standards, a new survey conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California revealed.

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Yale University professor claims Apple patents worth only $38 million, not billions

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:06

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In the Apple-Samsung patent-infringement trial in San Jose, California, on Monday, Yale University business school professor Judith Chevalier said in her testimony that Apple's in-dispute patents are not worth millions but only $38 million.

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