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Genetically Modified Purple Tomatoes: Antioxidant Goodness Or Too Weird To Eat?

Although it’s not entirely clear what exactly — if any — the added health benefits of antioxidants are, one thing that’s pretty clear is that …

Rest in Peace, Mr. Mallrats...

In this picture above, from the set of <i>Mallrats</i> -- the guy in glasses on my right? The guy who kinda looks like my beardless Dad (and kinda was)? That's the producer Jim Jacks.<p>20 years ago, Jim Jacks saw <i>Clerks</i> at Sundance and introduced himself to me at the Fest-ending awards ceremony. We talked …

Turkish Lira Rebounding Finds Support, But Can The Central Bank Hedge Its Way Out Of Crisis?

The Turkish lira rebounded Monday as the country’s central bank said it would hedge against the declining currency.<p>"The Monetary Policy Committee is …

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Two NFL Players Got Destroyed By Their Own Teammates In The Pro Bowl

Instead of the NFC vs. the AFC in the NFL Pro Bowl this year, teams were chosen by Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders in the "Pro Bowl Draft."<p>Although the game is usually very laid back with light hitting, some players took advantage of the situation and put up some monster hits against their own …

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- The Washington Post

I grew up with parents who are both educators, and we had magical summers. We were campers. We camped every summer. We started off with those Coleman pop-up tent trailers, and before I went to college we ended up with a 30-foot-long Winnebago. We ended up going to every state in the country. We …

Markets Now Solidly In The Red

That was fast.<p>After opening higher, markets have fallen back into the red, with the S&P down 0.84% and the NASDAQ falling 1.69%. After getting buoyed by solid earnings from Caterpillar, the Dow has finally succumbed and is now off 0.38%.<p>European markets spent most of the day lower. London's FTSE …

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