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Owning a Dog Linked to Better Heart Health

Owning a Dog Linked to Better Heart Health

motherearth November 17, 2017 Comments Off on Owning a Dog Linked to Better Heart Health

Good news for dog owners: Man’s best friend may help lower a person’s risk of heart disease, a new study from Sweden finds. In the study, the researchers looked at the relationship between dog

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New Study Shows That People Really Do Love Dogs More Than Humans

New Study Shows That People Really Do Love Dogs More Than Humans

motherearth November 2, 2017 Comments Off on New Study Shows That People Really Do Love Dogs More Than Humans

Some dog owners love their four-legged friends so much that they treat them like they would a child – and sometimes even say they prefer them to some friends and family. And according to

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Why We Love to Be Scared, According to Science

Why We Love to Be Scared, According to Science

motherearth October 31, 2017 Comments Off on Why We Love to Be Scared, According to Science

Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms against perceived threat to their integrity or existence. Fear

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Demand for Stephen Hawking’s Doctoral Thesis Crashes Website

Demand for Stephen Hawking’s Doctoral Thesis Crashes Website

motherearth October 25, 2017 Comments Off on Demand for Stephen Hawking’s Doctoral Thesis Crashes Website

A lot of people want to read something they’ll barely understand. The University of Cambridge made famed cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s 1966 doctoral thesis freely available to the public today (Oct. 23), and demand for

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Rapper B.o.B Is Trying to Launch a Satellite to Show the Earth Is Flat

Rapper B.o.B Is Trying to Launch a Satellite to Show the Earth Is Flat

motherearth October 6, 2017 Comments Off on Rapper B.o.B Is Trying to Launch a Satellite to Show the Earth Is Flat

A rapper-turned-flat-Earther is attempting to prove that the world is not round by crowdfunding his own satellite launch. B.o.B, born Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., is a rapper from Georgia who once recorded a diss

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One Hour of Exercise a Week Can Be Enough to Prevent Depression

One Hour of Exercise a Week Can Be Enough to Prevent Depression

motherearth October 3, 2017 Comments Off on One Hour of Exercise a Week Can Be Enough to Prevent Depression

We know that exercise or even just a regular stroll outside can have massive benefits for both our mental and physical health. But now researchers have delivered surprisingly good news on this front – a large data analysis has revealed

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Plastics Are Beginning To Show Up In Our Shellfish

Plastics Are Beginning To Show Up In Our Shellfish

motherearth September 20, 2017 Comments Off on Plastics Are Beginning To Show Up In Our Shellfish

Sarah Dudas doesn’t mind shucking an oyster or a clam in the name of science. But sit down with her and a plate of oysters on the half-shell or a bucket of steamed Manila

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Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Approaches

Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Approaches

motherearth September 5, 2017 Comments Off on Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Approaches

As Houston tries picking up the pieces a little more than a week after Hurricane Harvey, Florida is preparing for the worst as Hurricane Irma appears on the horizon. Florida governor Rick Scott declared

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Silk Spun by Graphene-Fed Spiders Is Now One of The Strongest Materials on Earth

Silk Spun by Graphene-Fed Spiders Is Now One of The Strongest Materials on Earth

motherearth September 1, 2017 Comments Off on Silk Spun by Graphene-Fed Spiders Is Now One of The Strongest Materials on Earth

Spider webs are already strong enough to restrain small insects unlucky enough to fly into them, and soon, they may be capable of carrying the weight of a person. In a new study published in 2D

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World’s Largest Honey Bee Makes Rare Hallucinogenic Honey

World’s Largest Honey Bee Makes Rare Hallucinogenic Honey

motherearth August 30, 2017 Comments Off on World’s Largest Honey Bee Makes Rare Hallucinogenic Honey

The largest honeybees in the world, Himalayan giant honeybees, produce some of the world’s most cherished honey. It’s known as mad honey, a reddish sweet goop with psychotropic properties that in reasonable doses generates

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