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Wine glasses grow seven times larger over 300 years

Wine glasses grow seven times larger over 300 years

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have discovered that the size of wine glasses has skyrocketed almost seven-fold since the 1700s, with the biggest increase during the last two decades. "Thi...

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Texas Mom Arrested After Faking Son's Illness, Including 13 Surgeries

Texas Mom Arrested After Faking Son's Illness, Including 13 Surgeries

Both confirmed Christopher was not actually sick. He said Bowen, whom he dated briefly and unexpectedly impregnated, appeared to be suffering from Munchausen syndrome - a mental disorder in which ...

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MIT Wants to Replace Desk Lamps With Glowing Plants

MIT Wants to Replace Desk Lamps With Glowing Plants

While the light emitted by these plants is not now bright enough to light the outdoors or even a desk, the researchers hope that further optimisations would allow them to improve the capabilities of t...

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Surgeon admits burning his initials on patients' organs

Surgeon admits burning his initials on patients' organs

The two patients had already been given anesthesia and the surgeon used an argon laser, a tool suitable to avoid bleeding, in order to leave his fingerprint to his patients. He called the case "highly...

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Premier League updates from St Mary's

Premier League updates from St Mary's

Mauricio Pellegrino has insisted Southampton will remain "professional" on welcoming former boss Claude Puel back to St Mary's with Leicester . But Okazaki made it a comprehensive victory with h...

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Flu activity increasing in OH; still time to get flu shot

Flu activity increasing in OH; still time to get flu shot

Alvaro Garza, San Joaquin County Public Health Officer. Federal flu forecaster Dave Osthus at the Los Alamos National Laboratory told Business Insider that flu levels are looking a little higher tha...

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ACA enrollment numbers grow as deadline approaches

ACA enrollment numbers grow as deadline approaches

The open enrollment deadline is this Friday, December 15th. On a week-by-week basis, plan selections on the exchanges are higher than in 2016, but with customers having less time to pick their cover...

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Word of the Year 2017 - Feminism | Merriam-Webster

Word of the Year 2017 - Feminism | Merriam-Webster

In the year that Donald Trump's inauguration triggered nationwide women's protests and powerful men were toppled by a firestorm of sexual misconduct allegations , the leading USA dictionary named...

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Egyptian singer sentenced to prison for racy music video involving banana

Egyptian singer sentenced to prison for racy music video involving banana

The sentence was issued by the Cairo Misdemeanour Court, and included a fine of LE 10,000 for Sheema, and the director of the music video received the same sentence. Shyma took to her Facebook at the...

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World is losing the battle against climate change, says Macron

World is losing the battle against climate change, says Macron

Macron has said that he hopes the money will help to fill any funding gaps brought about by the Trump administration's rejection of climate science. "They'll be burning in France, burning all around t...

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MA is America's healthiest state, according to new rankings

MA is America's healthiest state, according to new rankings

There is also a significant variation in primary care physicians, with a almost two-to-one ratio between the states with the highest and lowest concentrations. This year, two other New England states,...

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Doctor says evidence may support 'man flu' theory

Men are also more susceptible to complications and higher mortality from many acute respiratory diseases, while some evidence supported men suffering more from viral respiratory illness than women bec...

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Christmas Tree Vendors Hope to Pull in Millennials

Christmas Tree Vendors Hope to Pull in Millennials

A Fraser fir is Joe Walters' choice for the ideal Christmas tree, and what his mother chose. ReadyWisconsin said most home fires caused by candles happen on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Ye...

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Telugu comedian Vijay Sai found dead

Telugu comedian Vijay Sai found dead

Vijay's wife Vanitha, a serial artiste was staying away from him since the previous year. Two days ago, Sai had lodged a complaint with the Jubilee Hills police that Vanitha had forcibly taken away ...

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CBSE notifies marking scheme for class 10, 12 examinations

CBSE notifies marking scheme for class 10, 12 examinations

The schools have been instructed to upload the practical marks on the website by February 25th, 2018. CBSE has not yet decided on the final exam date of 10th and 12th boards and wait is still ongoin...

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Charlie Sheen sues the National Enquirer over Corey Haim rape claim

Charlie Sheen sues the National Enquirer over Corey Haim rape claim

Some of the graphic description of the alleged rape included details of how Charlie and Corey smoked pot and had anal sex, and the article blamed Charlie for introducing Corey to drug abuse which ev...

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Flu season is coming early, looking tough

Flu season is coming early, looking tough

Influenza A strains are the most common flu circulating this season, with the H3N2 strain predominant. Influenza cases peak between December and February. To improve protection, scientists have begu...

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Pakistan suspends Nasir Jamshed for 1 year

Pakistan suspends Nasir Jamshed for 1 year

Former Pakistan opener Sharjeel Khan was banned for five years - with half of that sentence suspended - while his fellow teammate Khalid Latif was also banned for five years and fined one million ...

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Lactalis recalls baby milk after salmonella contamination

Lactalis recalls baby milk after salmonella contamination

While Lactalis had already recalled twelve references of infant milks manufactured in its factory in Craon (Mayenne) on December 2, the Ministry of Economy and Finance published Sunday a list of mor...

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Male Porn Star Accused of Cyberbullying August Ames Speaks Out

Male Porn Star Accused of Cyberbullying August Ames Speaks Out

Meanwhile, James Grabowski said he was still reeling over the sudden death of his baby sister, telling newspaper that he blames cyber bullies for pushing her over the edge. "Most girls don't shoot w...

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Yellow warning for snow and ice

Yellow warning for snow and ice

A yellow "be aware" warning has also been issued for southern Scotland and the north of Northern Ireland between 6am and 6pm on Thursday. Scattered snow showers will occur later on Thursday and ...

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United Nations congratulates Nepal for peaceful polls

United Nations congratulates Nepal for peaceful polls

Although much remains to declare a victor, the first counts and projections point to the triumph of the two forces, led respectively by former prime ministers K. "The legal framework offers a good bas...

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Who said what at PDP Nat'l Convention

Who said what at PDP Nat'l Convention

Delegates are expected to elect 32 new executive that would lead the party in the next four years at the convention. The Spokesperson for the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, who made all these known whi...

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Some Evacuation Orders Lifted as Lilac Fire's Growth Slows

Some Evacuation Orders Lifted as Lilac Fire's Growth Slows

Horses that survived the Lilac fire in their stalls are loaded onto a trailer early Friday morning. On Dec. 7, horses also had to be evacuated from in Ventura County as the Thomas fire approache...

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Windies' new ball boost in Hamilton

Windies' new ball boost in Hamilton

The West Indies had started the day in excellent fashion, striking with just the third ball of the morning via a sensational one-handed diving catch from Shai Hope in the gully, with Neil Wagner (1)...

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Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Storm Caroline smashed into the United Kingdom this morning, unleashing "devastating" 90mph winds that have shut schools and sparked travel chaos. A yellow warning for snow and ice remains in place...

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Canadian photographer's video of emaciated polar bear goes viral

Canadian photographer's video of emaciated polar bear goes viral

This is what a starving bear looks like". Warming temperatures and rising seas cause the seals polar bears rely on for food to be less available, as they stay in the water instead of on ice where bear...

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Ben Duckett dropped by England Lions after Perth bar incident

Ben Duckett dropped by England Lions after Perth bar incident

The reports are still unclear, but it is being said that Duckett 'poured drinks' over a member of the senior team after an argument. The 23-year-old was socialising with some of England's Ashes ...

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James Corden dons fishnet top to audition as Taylor Swift backing dancer

James Corden dons fishnet top to audition as Taylor Swift backing dancer

Corden threw on a crop-top, a fishnet shirt and some form-fitting trousers and joined the group in a performance of her new hit song " Look What You Made Me Do " that we will never forget. When Corden...

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Woman Got Crescent Eye Damage After 'Great American Eclipse': Case Report

Woman Got Crescent Eye Damage After 'Great American Eclipse': Case Report

Doctors in NY used optical coherence tomography to examine retina damage caused by the August solar eclipse. Sky gazers are being urged to look after their eyes as expectation builds ahead of the ...

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