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Can Living in a City Make You Crazy?
While it has been long assumed that the more time you spend in a rural setting the better your mental health, a new study has shed light on why this is. A team of scientists based in Germany scanned the brains of 32 volunteers from rural and urban areas while they tried to complete puzzles [……
Dead Soldier Leaves Money to Send Friends to Las Vegas
Everyone needs a friend like David Hart. The British soldier who was killed by a Taliban bomb last year left more than $160,000 in his will so his friends could go to Las Vegas. Hart took out a life insurance policy for more than $400,000 before he was deployed, requesting that his pals hit Sin [[&#x…
Celebration Set for World’s Longest-Burning Light Bulb
Let there be light! A celebration honoring the anniversary of a light bulb that has been on for 110 years at a fire station in Livermore, California will take place this weekend. The 60-watt light, which is only powered to four watts, was turned on in 1901 and has been burning up like a Lady Ga…
Man Kicked Off Plane For Cursing
Robert Sayegh wanted to know why it was taking so long for his Atlantic Southeast Airlines flight from Detroit to Newark to get off the runway. So he made a general inquiry as to the plane’s grounded nature that admittedly contained R-rated language. “I never directed it at anybod…
Tokyo Named World’s Most Expensive City
You may have to dig deep into your pockets to get to Tokyo.   You may have to dig even deeper to stay. The Japanese capital has earned the distinction of being named the world’s most expensive city. Tokyo is so pricy, it can make your head spin and the seaweed on your sushi unfurl. […
Apples Increase Muscle Tone and Reduce Fat: Study
Will an apple a day actually make you a big hit on the beach? It’s possible, as new research suggests that ursolic acid, which is found in abundance in an apple’s peal, builds muscles while reducing fat. In fact, in tests performed on lab mice, ursolic acid increased muscle tone by up …
Mudslide Claims Highway Until Further Notice [VIDEO]
The Wyoming Department of Transportation suspended efforts Wednesday to clear a highway covered by a mudslide 24 miles south of Jackson. The reason, the mudslide is still sliding, and the volume of material would quickly overwhelm any effort to stop it. U.S. Highway 26-89 will remain closed until th…

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