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Chipotle's Salmonella Outbreak in Minnesota Linked to Tomatoes

The cause of a recent salmonella outbreak at Chipotle restaurants in Minnesota has been identified: An official report from the Minnesota Department of Health reveals that it was tomatoes that sickened more than 60 people who ate at 22 different locations in mid-to-late August. Nine people were …

Teens in small towns more likely to abuse painkillers

Teenagers who live in rural communities are 35 percent more likely to abuse prescription painkillers than those living in bigger cities.<p>“Over 1.3 …

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Scary Thought: Apes May Remember Shocking Horror Movie Scenes

If you've seen the movie "Psycho," you probably cringe in anticipation while rewatching the famous scene where actress Janet Leigh steps into the shower. Now, scientists have found that great apes may also remember and anticipate memorable on-screen events as well.<p>Many scientists have tried to …

12 cultural faux pas you should avoid making in Munich

Bavaria, progressively conservative and traditionally modern, differs from the rest of Germany so crassly it may as well be its own country.<p>But while it prides itself in its famous "gemütlichkeit," or laid back coziness, a decidedly un-laid back Germanness will rear its head should you make any of …

Solar-powered cats create furry feline sundial | @GrrlScientist

A time-lapse video focuses on a room filled with cats, all of whom are determined to sleep in a narrow sunbeam as it moves across the floor.<p>Saturday is commonly known on the internet as “Caturday” to recognise it as the one day each week when warring factions lay down their angry words for 24 hours …

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