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The Biggest Threat To Your Children’s Health, and Just Minutes To Prevent It

Kids are bombarded by many things nowadays.So much more information available at a touch of the finger. They spend hours playing video games, watching TV, playing sports, texting, and on the computer. Only a couple of minutes each day can help prevent a lifetime of problems.

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Mars Reveals Intelligent Life, And A Valve Hidden In The Soil

According to some of the latest evidence and photos from Mars, there is a valve hidden in some soil in the latest picture. NASA has been sending Curiosity (the probe) to check out the red planet to see what they can put together with the images.

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Frogs Go Crazy Watching Worms on Smartphone [VIDEO]

Today's smartphones make pictures and videos look lifelike, and these frogs agree. Watch the frogs looking at worms on a smartphone, some even try to eat them.

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Solar Storms May Affect GPS And Cell Phone Transmissions This Weekend

Planet Earth is in for a couple of rounds of solar storms over the next few days that could leave your GPS and your cell phone acting up.

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(Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
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Why Do Guys Exaggerate Their Height?

Interesting article I read in Mens Health Magazine about how guys tend to fib a bit when it comes to revealing their height. I can't say I blame them. I blame it on today's culture.

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The Worst Place to Pick Up a Cold Virus at Work and How to Prevent It

It's that time of the year again when cold and flu viruses hit. Viruses spread like wildfire in an average office, getting from people’s hands onto the communal coffeepot within hours and spreading from doors to desks almost instantly, an expert reported Monday, according to an article in Today.com. It only takes two to four hours for a virus to get off, say, a coffee pot handle and onto a desk.

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By: Scott Olson Getty Images
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What’s Your Guess on Weather This Winter?

It looks like an early fall, at least around my home, and that led me to wonder about the approaching winter season. I spoke with  a meterologist, and asked. The response was basically it's a fight between El Nino and El Nina. Whoever wins, determines the winter weather.

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What is John Stack Looking For in Rayman’s Back Yard [VIDEO]

If you should see Chief Sewer Engineer John Stack wandering around with Jim Dawson in your yard the next couple of days, don't worry, there not looking for buried treasure. John and Jim are checking certain sewers in low lying areas in Lake Nebagagamon

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Actress Patty Duke to Speak on Mental Illness in Duluth

Actress Patty Duke shares her struggle with mental illness, and her recovery, in Duluth May 29th. "An evening With Patty Duke" kicks off with a social hour at 6 p.m. in the Great lakes Ballroom of the Duluth Holiday Inn. Although admission is free, however pre-registration is required @ the foundation.

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It’s Not a Bird, It’s Not Superman, It’s the Gypsy Moth Spray Plane Over Wisconsin

It's that time of year again when low flying planes will be spraying for gypsy moth in Wisconsin. Spraying usually begins in May and lasts until the end of June, depending on weather conditions.

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Astronomy Day this Saturday May 10th at U.M.D.

If you're into astronomy, or would like to learn, you won't want to miss  Astronomy Day this Saturday at U.M.D. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You will see a scale model of the solar system, dark sky shows, and there are even workshops.

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Why Do Poor People Smoke More?

Even though people are smoking less, a new report shows that poor people are smoking more than ever. A logical question is "if they are poor, where do they get money to smoke?" The answer is alarming. According to an article in CNN, cigarette manufacturers have lowered the price of smokes in poorer neighborhoods, and increased the use of billboards and cigarette brands in lower income neighborhoods.

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