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Mysterious booms and shaking, social media rumors scare New Jersey

Have you felt the tremors?We are hearing reports of tremors here in Jersey. For the record, we have not reported any…Posted by New Jersey State Police on Thursday, January 28, 2016<p>It was just after 1:30 p.m. when New Jersey began to shake.<p>In the small township of Barnegat, Sheetrock suddenly began …

New Jersey

We've Got a Fever and the Only Prescription is More Chocolate Cake

Back away from the box. You deserve these chocolate cake recipes from scratch.<p>Back away from the box. These from-scratch chocolate cake recipes are every bit worth the effort.

Dessert

More than 90% of people who overdosed on prescription painkillers can still get refills, study says

Even after overdosing on opioid medications, more than nine out of 10 patients continued to get prescriptions for the powerful painkillers, according to a new study. As a result, some went on to suffer another overdose.<p>The findings, published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine, are "highly …

'Unprecedented' jellyfish invasion in UK waters in 2015

Warmer seas and overfishing bring record numbers of jellyfish to Britain, National Trust says, as it predicts climate change could make deadly Portuguese Man o' War more common in UK waters<p>Britain saw "unprecedented" invasions of jellyfish in 2015 due to a combination of warmer seas and …

See an Awesome Photo of the Super Blood Moon Eclipse at Old Faithful

NASA/Reuters<p>Adam Block—Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona<p>Terry Virts—NASA<p>Olav Jon Nesvold—EPA<p>NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI<p>NASA<p>Joel Kowsky—NASA<p>Kjell …

Astronomy

US bans tiny beads in cosmetics to avoid environmental damage

President Barack Obama signed into law today the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, banning the manufacture and sale of tiny pieces of plastic found in soaps, toothpastes, and body washes in the United States. The powers of the Act, which was approved earlier this month by the House of …

New Jersey

Samsung Pay will support online purchases in the US next year

Samsung plans to expand its Pay service to allow users of its handsets in the US to pay for online purchases next year, reports Reuters.<p>Thomas Ko, global co-general manager of Samsung Pay, confirmed the news in an interview, adding that the service would also become available on more devices.<p>The …

Whole Foods pays $500,000 to put overcharging investigation to bed

Whole Foods and New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs announced an agreement on Monday, settling the DCA's investigation of the supermarket's mislabeling and overcharging of pre-packaged products. As a result of the settlement, Whole Foods is paying $500,000 and expanding its policies to …

New York City

False advertising lawsuits against SeaWorld dismissed

SeaWorld Entertainmentwon a victory against animal rights advocates when a federal judge threw out three lawsuits that contended the theme park company falsely advertises that its killer whales are treated well.<p>The lawsuits, filed by five visitors to<p>SeaWorldparks in San Diego, San Antonio and …

Why Irish eyes were not blue before the Bronze Age

Early Irish farmers would have looked like people from the Middle East, geneticists claim<p>Piercing blue eyes and pale skin are one of the most distinguishing features of the Irish.<p>But the Celtic complexion did not arrive in Ireland until the Bronze Age, around 4,000 years ago, scientists have …

Colorado's pot industry is a cash business. A small credit union wants to change that.

Calling itself the "littlest David" battling the "biggest Goliath," a fledgling Colorado credit union took the Federal Reserve to court Monday in a case that may determine whether the cannabis industry will bank openly or continue to operate almost entirely in cash.<p>Denver's Fourth Corner Credit …