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NTSB recommends lowering blood alcohol level that constitutes drunken driving

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board voted to recommend to states that they lower the blood-alcohol content that constitutes drunken driving.<p>Currently, all 50 states have set a BAC level of .08, reflecting the percentage of alcohol, by volume, in the blood. If a driver is found to …

Navy launches drone from aircraft carrier for first time

<i>By Nidhi Subbaraman, NBC News</i><p>The U.S. Navy's X-47B drone has become the first unmanned craft to complete a catapult launch from the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Today's demonstration took place on the USS George H.W. Bush, off the coast of Virginia.<p>After a flight of an hour and five minutes, …

Stylish Wicker Furniture, Great For Patios And Other Outdoor Spaces

Wicker furniture is probably the most common type of furniture used in outdoor spaces. It’s appreciated for its lightweight design, casual look and …

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Colour Psychology In The Home

Parents have all experienced a conversation similar to the following: “Mum, can I paint my room black?” “No way, that’s far too dark and depressing! …

The ice on Mount Everest is melting

<i>By Becky Oskin<br>LiveScience</i><p>Earth's global thaw has reached Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, researchers said Tuesday at the Meeting of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico.<p>Glaciers in the Mount Everest region have shrunk by 13 percent in the last 50 years and the snowline has shifted upward by 590 …

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NTSB Wants to Toughen Alcohol Limits for Drivers

A leading government safety entity is calling on the U.S. to lower the allowable blood alcohol level for drivers by 35 percent.<p>The board of the …