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Scientists issue call for urgent controls on e-cigarette sales to children

Survey shows one in five teenagers in north-west England have bought or tried e-cigarettes and found a strong link to to binge drinking<p>Scientists have called for urgent controls on the promotion and sale of e-cigarettes to children after finding high rates of usage among secondary school pupils in …

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Bodybuilding Forums Are One of the Last Relics of Web 1.0

Bodybuilding forums occupy a weird space between anonymous forums and Facebook, where users build reputations around their usernames and avatars, discussing the most noble pursuit of them all—bodybuilding.<p>"A WEEK IS NOOOOTTTTT SUN-SUN!!!! IT'S SUN-SAT, S-E-V-E-N- DAYS!!!!"<p>Thus spoketh …

Nuzzel's Time Saving App Arrives On Android

Nuzzel, the time saving news app that shows you what your friends are talking about, has today arrived on Android for the first time.<p>If you’re not familiar with Nuzzel, it taps into your Twitter and Facebooks friends to show you the most-shared news from your friends. It’s still my absolute …

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Mark Wahlberg requests pardon for 1980s assault conviction

The Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg has requested a pardon for an attack he carried out on a shopkeeper in Boston when he was 16, claiming he is now “a better person and citizen” and that if he were granted clemency it would serve as an inspiration for other troubled youths.<p>The criminal past of the …

Ferguson protests around U.S. clog streets - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p>Washington University students march through a student lounge on the St. Louis campus as part of a nationwide walkout on Monday, December 1. Activists called for students to walk …

Scientists Achieve Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Between Humans

Telepathy is the stuff of science fiction. But what if the dystopian futurists were on to something? What if our brains could directly interact with each other, bypassing the need for language? The idea isn't quite so far fetched, according to a recent University of Washington study in which …