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Image : Federal Law Now Guarantees Your Right To Leave A Bad Yelp Review

Federal Law Now Guarantees Your Right To Leave A Bad Yelp Review

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 16,2016

President Obama signed the Consumer Review Fairness Act into law on Wednesday, banning businesses from suing customers who post negative online reviews.

Image : 11 movies to see in theaters this holiday weekend — with family, friends, or just your anger

11 movies to see in theaters this holiday weekend — with family, friends, or just your anger

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 24,2016

You get to go to the movies instead, and even luckier — many of the movies that are in theaters right now are good. There are films for all of these social situations. Nothing sucks up the oxygen like a new Star Wars movie, and you’re more or less

Image : Australian confirms his identity as bitcoin creator: BBC

Australian confirms his identity as bitcoin creator: BBC

person Orange Themes access_time May 03,2016

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright told the BBC on Monday he was the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin

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Film review: Sci-fi film Life lacks the novelty factor

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Film review: Sci-fi film Life lacks the novelty factor An assortment of scientists, engineers and doctors stranded in space and facing off with an alien presence – Daniel Espinosa's Life was never going to win prizes for originality. Taking elements...

How Tilikum the Orca Changed the Conversation About Animals in Captivity

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Yahoo News Tilikum, the orca at the center of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," has died at SeaWorld Orlando, the marine park announced Friday (Jan. 6). According to SeaWorld, Tilikum died early in the morning. The cause of death is officially...

Zombies Would Wipe Out Humans in Less than 100 Days

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Yahoo News The zombie apocalypse won't take long. A new article in a peer-reviewed student journal finds that the zombie hordes would take Earth's population down to a mere 273 survivors in 100 days. The paper, published in the University of...

This Brain Region Keeps Growing in Adulthood

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Yahoo News The discovery is surprising to researchers, because brain development from childhood into adulthood was long thought to happen mostly through the pruning of synapses, the connections between neurons. The study also showed that these...

How 1 Sip of Vodka Tonic Sent a Woman to the ER

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Yahoo News One sip of a vodka tonic landed a 35-year-old woman in the emergency room, and seven years later, she's still dealing with the damage caused by the drink, according to a new report of her case. The woman had a rare condition called...

Low Vitamin D Linked to Frequent Headaches

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Yahoo News Men who have low levels of vitamin D may be at increased risk for frequent headaches, a new study from Finland suggests. The study analyzed information from about 2,600 Finnish men ages 42 to 60 who gave blood samples and answered...

New Year's 'Detox' Lands Woman in the ER

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Yahoo News The 47-year-old woman was healthy when she began consuming more fluids and herbal remedies than usual, the report said. "It may well be that the valerian root altered this threshold [of fluid intake], allowing severe hyponatremia to...

Scientists watch growing Antarctic crack but aren't alarmed

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Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are watching, but not alarmed by, a growing crack at the edge of a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica....

Vast iceberg poised to crack off Antarctica: scientists

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Yahoo News By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - A vast iceberg, expected to be one of the biggest ever recorded with an area almost the size of the U.S. state of Delaware or the Caribbean island state of Trinidad and Tobago, is poised to break off...

Where's 'Granny'? Oldest Orca Is Missing, and the Worst Is Feared

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Yahoo News A killer whale thought to be over 100 years old and known affectionately as "Granny" has not been sighted in several months and is thought to be deceased. The orca was described as "officially missing" from the local population — and...

Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' Reprint Races Up German Best-Seller Chart

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Yahoo News A critical version of Hitler's notorious autobiography, "Mein Kampf," is now a best-seller in Germany. The publishing of "Mein Kampf" (or "My Struggle") was not without controversy. Some argued that the book, which laid out Adolf Hitler's...

Why It Pays to Be Vague When Negotiating Prices

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Yahoo News In negotiating, is a more precise opening offer always better? It might be — but it depends on the experience level of the person with whom you're negotiating, a recent study from Germany found. In the study, researchers showed that...

Low Iron Levels May Be Linked to Hearing Loss

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Yahoo News When people have low levels of iron in their blood, they may develop a condition called iron deficiency anemia, which is known to have wide-ranging effects throughout the body, and now, a new study suggests that this condition may be...

Top Scientists Urge Trump to Uphold Iran Nuclear Deal

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Yahoo News Nobel laureates and other top scientists are imploring Donald Trump to keep the Iran nuclear deal intact when he becomes president. In an open letter, 36 scientists — including one who helped design the first hydrogen bomb — asked the...

Scientists: Ash cloud from Alaska volcano has dissipated

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Yahoo News ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Scientists say an ash cloud from a remote Alaska volcano that might have gone more than 6 miles into the atmosphere has dissipated after it was tracked north over the Bering Sea....

Global warming data that riled doubters is confirmed

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Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — A new independent study shows no pause in global warming, confirming a set of temperature readings adjusted by U.S. government scientists that some who reject mainstream climate science have questioned....

London museum bids farewell to Dippy the dinosaur

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Yahoo News Britain's Natural History Museum bids farewell to its most famous exhibit, Dippy the diplodocus, on Wednesday after almost four decades of greeting visitors before being dismantled ahead of a national tour. For 35 years, the huge skeleton...

Weird Dinosaur Species Had Teeth Only in Youth

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Yahoo News By the time they were 3 years old, ostrich-like dinosaurs called Limusaurus inextricabilis had lost all of their pointy teeth, and lived the rest of their lives as toothless beasts, a new study finds. The finding is based on years of...

Molten 'Jet Stream' Discovered Deep Inside Earth

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Yahoo News A band of molten iron is churning slowly deep inside Earth, much in the same way as a jet stream, a new study finds. Scientists discovered the so-called molten jet stream while analyzing data from a trio of European satellites, called...

Anthropologists to examine mummified body found in Detroit garage

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Yahoo News A body that had decomposed to the point of mummification was found in a car in the garage of a Detroit home, and medical examiners have called for an anthropologist to conduct a special autopsy of the remains, authorities said on Friday....

Ellen Stofan, NASA's Chief Scientist, Departs Space Agency

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Yahoo News NASA's chief scientist is leaving the agency after more than three years on the job, as NASA refreshes the leadership of its science programs. Ellen Stofan left NASA this month after serving as chief scientist since August 2013. Agency...

'Leap Second' Will Make New Year's Eve Just a Little Bit Longer

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Yahoo News World clocks will officially add a "leap second" at 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), which is the time standard set by highly precise atomic clocks. The extra second of party time is designed to...

Ancient Stone Bowl Unearthed in Jerusalem Perplexes Experts

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Yahoo News It's unclear whether a mysterious 2,100-year-old stone bowl fragment recently unearthed in Jerusalem belonged to royalty or a commoner, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced late last week. The fragment — made from chalk, a...

Cheetahs Are Racing Toward Extinction

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Yahoo News The cheetah, the world's fastest land animal, is headed toward extinction, largely due to unprecedented habitat loss, scientists announced in a new study. The research revealed that only 7,100 cheetahs remain globally and that the speedy...

Earth Scientists Are Freaking Out. NASA Urges Calm.

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Yahoo News At a time when NASA earth scientists are concerned their research may be scuttled by the incoming Trump administration, the space agency's top science official is preaching pragmatism and unity. The names of the two key Trump...

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