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Small amounts of chocolate have already been proven to be good for your heart, but it may be able to help you slim down, according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The study suggests that regular chocolate consumption could lower a person’s BMI, an obesity indicator. The link remains between the sweet [...] [Read More]
Dubai gets all the cool stuff; weird man-made islands, all the air-conditioning you want, inflated hotel star rating systems, and now, an emergency pizza button. So you are sitting in your high-rise rental, you’re getting hungry, but you’re too lazy too cook dinner, just press a button on a specialized electronic fridge magnet and the device uses [...] [Read More]
A model who lost a hand and an eye to an airplane propeller did not “reject” an insurer’s settlement offer of $200,000 as Courthouse News reported Tuesday morning – she neither accepted nor rejected it, but asked a judge to clarify the meaning of the policy, NBC and the Dallas Morning News reported later Tuesday, citing the CNS report and Lauren Scruggs’ attorney. [Read More]
You’ve heard of cars running into houses, but a boat? It happened Saturday in Lehigh Acres, Fla., near Fort Myers, when a boat on a trailer came unhitched from the vehicle that was towing it, according to witnesses, and veered into a duplex, according to WZVN-TV. One witness we spoke to says after the boat [...] [Read More]
Trayvon Martin attacked George Zimmerman, knocking the man to the ground, jumping on top of him and slamming his head against the ground several times before the tables turned and Zimmerman shot him, the Orlando Sentinel is quoting law enforcement authorities as saying this afternoon. [Read More]
Jenna Talackova, a 23-year-old Canadian beauty pageant contestant, has been kicked out of the Miss Universe Canada competition “because she did not meet the requirements to compete despite having stated otherwise on her entry form,” the pageant organization says on its website. [Read More]
When chemists proclaim it, it must be true: Popcorn has more antioxidants than fruit and veggies. [Read More]