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Smoking May Be One of the Major Causes of Tooth Loss, According to New Study

A new study by researchers at the University of Birmingham and the German Institute of Human Nutrition reports that heavy and regular smokers have a significantly increased risk of tooth loss. The long-term study, published in the Journal of Dental Research, sought to prove that smoking can actually hide the effects of gum disease. Researchers […]

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New Studies Show that Antibacterial Soap is Not More Effective at Killing Germs

It is true to say that you can never miss an antibacterial soap in any household you visit. Many customers of antibacterial soaps are told that the soaps they buy can kill almost a hundred percent of bacteria and that their hands or body will be totally free from bacteria. Unfortunately, this is just a […]

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Taj Mahal Selfie Ends in Tragedy

It is no secret that we are a culture obsessed with social media and selfies. But that culture has now cost one man his life. Hideto Ueda, a 66-year-old Japanese man, recently visited the Taj Mahal, but reports say that he was attempting to take a selfie with a friend at the Royal Gate of […]

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Fitbit Hopes To ‘Surge’ Ahead of the Competition With New Updates

The Fitbit is already one of the hottest items of wearable tech that the average American consumer can purchase at a (somewhat) reasonable price, and the company recently announced that its fitness watch is getting a new set of updates on top of it all. According to recent reports from Tech Times and CNet.com, the […]

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School May Use New Roofing Tech to Speed Up Project

Fire Lake Elementary school in Alaska has a serious roofing issue. According to the Alaska Star, they have had consistent leaks for years, but new roofing technology may help fight this issue once and for all. Mike Nero, who is a facilities director in the Anchorage School District, says that the ongoing issue with the […]

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Newly Developed In-Vitro Sperm Could Be a Breakthrough for Infertility Patients

A French startup research firm is claiming to have developed the first in-vitro human sperm, according to the New York Post. If the sperm work, this will be one of the biggest breakthroughs in infertility treatments since over a decade ago. Though the announcement of the discovery was originally made earlier in the year, the […]

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This Company Will Pay $1 Million To Anyone That Can Hack Apple’s iOS 9

Just a week after Apple officially released iOS 9, a technology firm is trying to take it down. Zerodium is offering up to three separate $1 million awards to anyone who can provide an exclusive hack on Apple’s new operating system. So why would any technology company try and take on Apple, one of the […]

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North Carolina Is Selling Barbecue-Scented, Scratch-n-Sniff Lotto Tickets

Luck is smelling a whole lot like pork lately. For just a couple bucks, North Carolina lotto players can now get barbecue-scented, scratch-n-sniff lotto tickets, which can win them a whopping $25,000. On September 8, the North Carolina Education Lottery rolled out the BBQ Bucks scratch-off game at restaurants in Raleigh and Charlotte. “I can […]

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Slowed Construction of New Homes Causing Housing Prices to Rise

A recent study by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that the construction of new homes is lagging behind the job growth of nearly two-thirds of metro area in the United States. With more people moving into these areas, the lack of new home construction is causing a housing shortage, which is bad news […]

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Tear Gas, Water Cannons At The Hungarian Migrant Fence

A recent report from CNN has confirmed the use of tear gas and water cannons at the Hungarian-Serbian border this week, as the migrant crisis continues to build. Hungarian riot police attempted to keep swarms of thousands of migrants from entering the country after they fled their homes due to violence and political upheaval. On […]