Brooke Andersen

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Something terrible could happen if we send humans to Mars

"We have perhaps two more decades before the inevitable contamination of Mars." That's a quote from Emily Lakdawalla, senior editor of The Planetary Society in a recent Washington Post article. Our microbes could be a big issue in the discovery of life on the red planet.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser</i> …

Mars

Two drugs may help improve IQ and brain development in preemies

CHICAGO — Two blood-building drugs injected soon after birth may give premature babies a lasting long-term edge, boosting brain development and IQ by age 4, a first-of-its-kind study found.<p>The study was small but the implications are big if larger, longer studies prove the drugs help level the …

The Brain

13 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Valentine's Day

It wasn't always celebrated with chocolate and roses.<p>It comes around once a year and is usually touted as a big corporate scheme. But Valentine's Day is way more than just a Hallmark holiday.<p><b>1. It has some pretty dark roots.</b><p>Historians believe Valentine's Day actually began in Ancient Rome as a …

Marijuana edible of the week: Sprig THC-infused soda hits the spot

Quench your thirst while catching a buzz with Sprig THC-infused soda, <i>Smell the Truth</i>‘s edible of the week.<p>Breaking out with this year’s <i>Edible’s List</i> Award for Best Soda, Sprig brings a new wave of edibles to California’s medical cannabis market.<p>Despite a name that sounds like a parody lifted from</i> …

9 Margaritas to Drink With Your Friends on Valentine's Day

Who needs a date when you have margaritas?<p>Host a friends-only Valentine’s Day party to remember with pitchers full of sweet-tart margaritas. From …

Dairy Queen Made a Special Blizzard for People Who Are Alone on Valentine’s Day

For some, Valentine’s Day is all about dinner reservations, flowers, scrambling to find gifts, and a romantic night with their significant other. For …

Kanye West Says He’s $53 Million in Debt

Kanye West said he was more than $50 million in debt after releasing his new album on the Tidal streaming service.<p>The rapper told fans he was in the …

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