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Researchers Are Offering $300 Each For 1,000 People To Eat Avocados Daily

Researchers at American universities are offering 1,000 people $300 each to eat an avocado every day. Participants are required to eat one avocado every day for six months as a part of a study. The avocados are also being provided.

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[VIDEO] Gary Taubes: How Big Government Made Us FAT

Science writer Gary Taubes has been trying to take on the sugar industry and the big government machine responsible for the obesity epidemic by educating the masses.  During an interview with Reason, Taubes details all the harm sugar has done to all of us; from igniting the slave trade to the current obesity crisis.

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Kalashnikov Vs. Tesla: Russian Arms Company Makes Electric ‘Super Car’

Infamous Russian arms maker Kalashnikov says that it has the "cutting edge" details to take on Elon Musk's Tesla electric car.  Kalashnikov will begin making a retro-looking supercar that the company is certain will compete with the Tesla.

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Study: Poor Sleep Could Make You Pack On The Pounds

The obesity crisis sweeping developing nations isn't going to be "fixed" anytime soon.  And now a new study is adding problems for those who are overweight.  A lack of sleep could actually be yet another cause of packing on a few pounds.

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Gut Bacteria Can Change A Blood Type Into O Blood Type

Scientists have recently discovered that a gut bacteria can be used to change A blood type into the universal donor type, O much quicker than previous methods.  This discovery could be life-saving; meaning that there could be less of a shortage of donated blood.

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A Glass Of Red Wine Before Bed Can Help You Shed Some Extra Pounds

A new study claims that drinking a glass of red wine before can help women shed those extra stubborn pounds.  Red wine contains a specific polyphenol known as "reservatrol" which acts as an antioxidant in the body. 

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Study: Infamous banned DDT Chemical ‘Strongly Linked’ To Autism

The chemical compound DDT or Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, which is commonly used in insecticides has been strongly linked to autism spectrum disorder. An international group of epidemiologists and psychiatrists studying children who were exposed to the chemical in utero found the link.

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Scientists Detected Mysterious Radio Signal From Deep Space

Scientists in Canada have picked up a brief burst of radio which was sent by an unknown source in deep space.  Could this be the evidence needed that extraterrestrials are out there? Some certainly think so!

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New Ebola Outbreak Declared In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

A brand new Ebola outbreak has been declared in the African country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Just one week after the most recent Ebola outbreak in the DRC was declared over, the country has confirmed it has found more cases of the infectious disease.

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Superbugs Are Becoming RESISTANT To Alcohol Disinfectants

Superbugs are now well on their way to becoming resistant to the most common alcohol disinfectants used to kill them.  Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are now no match for the more resistant infection-causing bacteria.

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