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What makes carbon monoxide so deadly? (video)

Feb 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 — It's colorless, odorless and can be deadly. Carbon monoxide is no joke, especially in the winter when people will do just about anything to warm up. Raychelle Burks, Ph.D., explains why carbon monoxide is so dangerous, and how you can stay safe, in the latest episode of the Reactions...

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Why Does February Only Have 28 Days? (VIDEO)

Feb 24, 2015

Feb. 23, 2015 - Why does February only get 28 days when all the other months get 30 or 31? The answer is part superstition, part politics, and parts astronomy. (Basically, it’s the Romans’ fault)

Special thanks to Dr. Jen Ebbeler from the University of Texas Classics department for walking me through the history of...

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U.S. Supreme Court should reconsider Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, Stanford experts say

Feb 24, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court should reconsider Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, Stanford experts say

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Know Your Rights: Photographers

Feb 23, 2015

February 23, 2015 - Taking photographs of things that are plainly visible from public spaces is a constitutional right – and that includes federal buildings, transportation facilities, and police and other government officials carrying out their duties. Unfortunately, there is a widespread, continuing pattern of law enforcement officers ordering people to stop taking photographs...

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Two Minute Mondays #3

Feb 23, 2015
Two Minute Mondays #3

Learn how Amy turns traditional indulgent baking recipes into healthier treats!     Welcome back to Two Minute Mondays! In case you’re new to Amy’s Healthy Baking, I started this video series to answer any questions you might have for me: from baking to blogging to photography and anything in between. So if you...

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Kindness Matters

Feb 21, 2015

Six months ago, I wrote an essay about my son’s injury at Mt. Hood. I called it “Broken”, and you can read the original piece here. It was hard for me to write; I was going through some emotional times during the summer, and, as with any time a parent sees their child injured,...

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New Survey Data from Planned Parenthood Shows Parents Need More Information about the HPV Vaccine

Feb 20, 2015

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 20, 2015 — Planned Parenthood has released new data on parents’ understanding of HPV and the HPV vaccine, showing that parents need more information about the vaccine and why it is important to vaccinate their children for HPV.

Each year 14 million people become newly infected with human papillomavirus (HPV). It...

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Consumers Union Debunks Comcast’s Five Biggest Promises about Time Warner Cable Merger

Feb 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 11, 2015 - One year after Comcast first announced its plans to merge with Time Warner Cable, opposition to the deal is mounting amid growing concerns about its negative impacts. While Comcast has spent millions touting the benefits of the proposed merger, its claims fail to stand up to scrutiny according...

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The science of movie explosions (video)

Feb 17, 2015
The science of movie explosions (video)

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2015′s Cities with the Most and Least Ethno-Racial and Linguistic Diversity

Feb 17, 2015

February 17, 2015 - In many American cities, the grass isn’t just greener — it’s more colorful, thanks to rapid ethnic and racial diversification within the past four decades. High immigration rates, a surge in native births and a rise in the number of interracial partnerships have significantly altered the social fabric — and...

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