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Does Chewing Gum Help You Concentrate?

If you want to be a rocket scientist, you might want to start chewing that stick of gum. At least, that’s the hypothesis of a growing body of research that suggests chewing bubble gum is correlated to the ability to … Continue reading

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Nationwide Health Experiment: The Fat Tax

Denmark is doing something that has never been done before. They are imposing what is known as a “fat tax.” That is, they have decided to raise the cost of fattening products while reducing the price of healthier alternatives, such … Continue reading

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World Population and the 7th Billion

Halloween is supposed to be scary for the costumes, haunted houses, and razor-blade laden candy, but this year is really special. Researchers have recently proclaimed that October 31 will be the first day that the world will have seven billion people. Continue reading

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