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Mind-reading robots? It’s not as scary as it sounds. Researchers in Switzerland are developing a robot that can respond to human thoughts, and may one day help immobile people better interact with the external world. On Tuesday, scientists from Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne marked a milestone in this research,Continue Reading

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  Optimism, Happiness Linked to Lower Heart Attack, Stroke Risk By Salynn BoylesWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD   April 18, 2012 — Having a “glass half-full” outlook just might help protect people at risk for heart attack and stroke.   In a newly published review from the Harvard School of PublicContinue Reading

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  ScienceDaily (Apr. 25, 2012) — ICP researchers have discovered one of the first fossil-based evidences supporting the evolutionary theory of aging, which predicts that species evolving in low mortality and resource-limited ecosystems tend to be more long-lived.   The study shows that the tooth height of endemic insular mammals isContinue Reading

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1980 Comedy “A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.” ( http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080801/)   This is one of my favorite movies of all time!!  I have probably watched this movie 100 times :).  Spread theContinue Reading

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You can hire the best, even if you‘re on a budget. You just need to know where to look. “To succeed, surround yourself with great talent.” Sounds great. Also sounds expensive. Hiring the best is really hard to pull off in practice, especially if your goal is to hire Lamborghinis and allContinue Reading

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Science fiction and romance usually mix like oil and water. Who wants a sappy love story getting in the way of a good space battle? There are times when romance with science fiction trappings serves a useful purpose and most of them involve picking a movie that will make yourContinue Reading

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  Fresh off a mega contract, Calvin “Megatron” Johnson has landed the coveted cover of “Madden NFL 13.” The Detroit Lions wideout beat out second-year Panthers quarterback Cam Newton for the honor. The vote was announced Wednesday afternoon on “SportsNation” on ESPN2.   SportsNation: Megatron on Madden After nearly 20 million votes, Calvin Johnson beat CamContinue Reading

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Attendees of the Coachella Music Festival (http://www.coachella.com/) were surprised (and some spooked 🙂 when a very lifelike hologram of the deceased rapper, Tupac appeared on stage.  This was great news for Tupac fans who had the opportunity to experience a very real performance by one of the most popular artistsContinue Reading

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  Across the country, Americans are trying to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle. With everything from a quick fresh juice pick-me-up to a 21-day “cleanse” program, Arden’s Garden is a must-stop for the health-conscious in Atlanta. Arden’s Garden is a family-owned business, but this is no ordinary family.Continue Reading

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