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At a time when many schools are cutting music programs due to budget constraints, researchers are trying to understand how music affects our minds and bodies by asking, "What are the benefits of music?"

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Giant hogweed, why the frenzy of fear? The sap of the giant hogweed can cause severe burns and even temporary blindness. It’s a very obnoxious noxious weed!

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Have you ever gone to the dentist and, while working their magic on your teeth, they correctly guess the sort of food and drinks you’ve had lately? This mysterious feat of dental clairvoyance may seem impressive at first, but the evidence is wr

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There is nothing more frustrating than waking up the day of a special event to discover a big red pimple right on your face! To ward off the zits, check out a holistic approach to diet, topical treatments and cleansers.

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Approximately 500 people drown in Canada every year. As you can image in Canada keeping your heas above the water is important from coast to coast to coast.

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The bulk of the fingernail is made of a protein called keratin, although that just scratches the surface.

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How could a sprinter with no legs possibly have an advantage over an able-bodied athlete?

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Bzzzzzzz. The sound of beehives has become the soundtrack of soccergames at the FIFA World Cup. The buzzing sound is made by plastic hornscalled vuvuzelas. The sound is unmistakable, and  hundreds of them at a time are being blown constantly during games.

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As the lack of sleep accumulates, there are more and more potential adverse effects: scientific studies have shown that lack of sleep is associated with the risk of developing obesity, diabetes, depression, and so on.

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