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Middle Earth

You ever wonder why Middle-earth was called Middle-earth? Tolkien drew inspiration from tons of places. Buddhism? Check. Judaism? Check. Norse mythology. You betcha. Nordic tales had the "land of men" at the center of …
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February 12, 2021
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Foxconn’s production continues to be recalled as Coronavirus takes hold

Foxconn and the rest of Shenzhen is in serious trouble.
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February 13, 2020
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Why is the Coronavirus called COVID-19?

Turns out that a formal name designation really matters when fighting an epidemic.
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February 12, 2020
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Oslo, Norway had a single road-related death in 2019

Perhaps 2020 will be the year of no road-related deaths in Oslo
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January 2, 2020
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Lab-grown Meats will be the future

Chase Purdy at Quartz writes: On Oct. 7, it was announced that astronauts on the International Space Station had successfully grown their own meat from microscopic animal cells, using a process called cell-culturing. The bit of …
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December 25, 2019
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Can Bee Venom Treat Lyme Disease?

Katy Vine for Texas Monthly writes: Perhaps, instead of destroying the bacteria directly, the venom’s effect is indirect, kick-starting the immune system. Bee venom studies have shown promise in combating symptoms for autoimmune diseases …
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December 23, 2019