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Cat Allergy Research: Scientists Discover Protein Trigger, Promise Cure In 5 Years [REPORT]
Jul 25, 2013 13:06 PM E
Cat allergy research has led to the discovery of a possible cure for kitty allergy sufferers. Researchers in Britain believe they’ve located the source of the problem, a protein in the cat’s dander, responsible for allergic reactions in humans, and could use the information to create a drug that would treat cat allergies.
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Skydiver Hits Player: Mattingly Romanin Out For Season After Parachutist Smashes Into Shortstop During Pregame Stunt [VIDEO]
Jul 25, 2013 11:07 AM E
A skydiver hit a player during a summer league baseball game in Missouri. Shortstop Mattingly Romanin was kicked in the face by a parachutist during a stunt gone awry. The skydiver hits the player square in the face, sending him to the sideline for the rest of the season.
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Train Crash In Spain Leaves Dozens Dead, More Injured After High-Speed Derailment [VIDEO]
Jul 24, 2013 17:46 PM E
A train crash in Spain has left dozens dead and many more injured after the high-speed train, traveling from Madrid to Ferrol, derailed.
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2 Teens Fall 400Ft from Stone Mountain Park Cliff In Georgia: How Did 17-Year-Old Jason Landess And His Friend Survive The Fall?
Jul 24, 2013 15:15 PM E
Two teens fell 400 feet from a cliff in Stone Mountain Park in Georgia – and survived. How did 17-year-old Jason Landess and his friend manage to survive the plummet?
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Texas Housekeeper Mauled By Pack Of Dogs: Maria Arcos Viciously Attacked By 15 Strays At Houston Bus Stop [VIDEO]
Jul 24, 2013 13:13 PM E
A Texas housekeeper was mauled nearly to death by a pack of stray dogs while on her way to the bus stop in Houston. Maria Arcos, 52, suffered a heart attack during the vicious attack, and is in critical condition.
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Cities Safer Than Small Towns: Deaths From Accidents 40 Percent Higher Outside Urban Landscape, Says Study [REPORT]
Jul 24, 2013 11:33 AM E
Cities are safer than small towns, a new study of mortality purports. According to researchers, you’re 40 percent more likely to die of an unintentional injury like an accidental shooting, car crash, fall or drowning outside the urban landscape.
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Baby Einstein Recall: Why Is Walt Disney Co. Recalling 400,000 Of Its Infant Jumper Toys? [REPORT]
Jul 23, 2013 17:11 PM E
A Baby Einstein recall has been issued for the Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumpers, an infant toy made by Walt Disney Co. The jumpers were found to cause injuries to a number of infants and parents who used them.
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Vocabularies Shrinking: Are Smartphones, Tablets, Other Internet Devices Making It Harder To Learn New Words? [REPORT]
Jul 23, 2013 16:01 PM E
Our vocabularies are shrinking, say researchers in the UK. Smartphones and tablets are making it harder for children to learn new words, because hearing and verbally imitating speech are key to understanding vocabulary.
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Dinosaur Tail In Mexico Desert Is A Staggering 16-Feet In Length, May Belong To Duck-Billed Hadrosaur [PHOTOS]
Jul 23, 2013 13:12 PM E
A dinosaur tail in Mexico could belong to the duck-billed hadrosaur, a web-footed herbivore that roamed the earth between 145 million and 66 million years ago. The massive dinosaur tail in Mexico measures a staggering 16-feet in length and contains 50 vertebrae.
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Are Dogs Color Blind? Scientists Claim Canines Use Color To Distinguish Objects In New Study [REPORT]
Jul 23, 2013 11:29 AM E
Is the age-old credence that dogs only see black and white a myth? New research proves that dogs see color, too, and that they use color to distinguish between and identify objects.
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Television Injuries And Children: Increasing Popularity Of Flat-Screen TVs Leads To Rise In Emergency Room Visits, New Study Says
Jul 22, 2013 18:05 PM E
Television injuries involving children are on the rise, with one child injured by a falling television set every 30 minutes in the U.S., according to a new study. Researchers say the increasing popularity of flat-screen TVs is partly to blame.
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Skinniest Men In America Hail From San Francisco, Then New York: Where Does Your City Rank? [REPORT]
Jul 22, 2013 17:30 PM E
The skinniest men in America hail from San Francisco, beating New York as the least obese county in the U.S. Where does your city rank on the skinny-obese scale?
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George Zimmerman Rescue: Trayvon Martin's Killer Saves Family From Overturned SUV In Sanford, Fla. During First Public Appearance Since Trial [VIDEO]
Jul 22, 2013 15:28 PM E
A George Zimmerman rescue is causing a stir in the news after the acquitted killer of Trayvon Martin was spotted saving someone from an overturned SUV in Sanford, Fla. The George Zimmerman rescue incident took place less than a mile from where the fatal encounter with 17-year-old Martin occurred.
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Great Barrier Reef Bomb Drop: US Military Infuriates Environmentalists After Unloading Explosives Off Australia’s Coast [VIDEO]
Jul 22, 2013 13:07 PM E
A Great Barrier Reef bomb drop infuriated environmentalists after the U.S. military unloaded four unarmed explosives near Australia’s famed natural treasure. The U.S. Navy is now looking into efforts to recover the bombs.
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