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Many argue that #undocumented immigrants take away our jobs, however, many are unwilling to work those same jobs due to lack of benefits and low pay. …

Food labels 'fool us’ into thinking products are healthy

Consumers often lulled by marketing into thinking food is more nutritious than it is, researchers find<p>Shoppers are being misled into believing that they are buying healthy foods because of buzzwords like ‘gluten-free’ on packaging, an academic has claimed.<p>Although consumers are becoming …

Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lousy' data

A widely reported "pause" in global warming may be an artefact of scientists looking at the wrong data, says a climate scientist at the European Space Agency.<p>Global average surface temperatures rose rapidly from the 1970s but have been relatively flat for the past 15 years. This has prompted …

How often do men really think about sex?

Do men think about sex every seven seconds? Probably not. But rather than wonder about whether this is true, Tom Stafford asks how on earth you can actually prove it or not.<p>We've all been told that men think about you-know-what far too often – every seven seconds, by some accounts. Most of us have …

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Red Fish, Blue Fish: Where The Fish Flesh Rainbow Comes From

From red to white to orange to blue, fish flesh can land almost anywhere on the color spectrum.<p>What's behind this huge variation? A lot of things — from genetics to bile pigments. And parsing the rainbow can tell us something about where a fish came from, its swimming routine and what it ate.<p><b>Red</b> …

What Causes Auroras?

What Will We Eat In 2050?

I remember my first “American-style” fast food. Burger King opened a location in Liverpool and I went out with some friends to check it out. I remember little details like queuing at right angles to the counter rather than snaking along the wall as was typical at the local fish and chip shop. I …

Ice 'Sculptures' As Big As Skyscrapers Found Under Greenland Ice Sheet

The Greenland ice sheet may look like a vast expanse of white, but scientists peering beneath the smooth veil have found a fun house of sorts, full of giant jellyroll-like ice sculptures that could rival city skyscrapers in height and the whole of Manhattan in width.<p>The newfound wonderland not only …

Muere a los 123 años Carmelo Flores, el hombre más longevo de Bolivia

El anciano, de etnia aimara, luchó desde joven en condiciones adversas<p>Carmelo Flores Laura, el hombre más longevo de Bolivia, y probablemente del …

Ciudad de México prohíbe el uso de animales en los circos

<b>(CNNMéxico) —</b> El empleo de animales en circos quedó prohibido este lunes en la Ciudad de México, luego de que la Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal (ALDF) aprobara casi por unanimidad una ley en la materia que entrará en vigor en un plazo de 12 meses.<p>En total, 41 asambleístas votaron a favor …

Perú comienza las exhumaciones de la etnia que arrasó Sendero Luminoso

Un equipo forense tiene testimonios de la existencia de hasta 160 cadáveres de asháninkas<p>Durante dos meses de trabajo en la selva central del …

What It Means To Say A Dolphin Committed Suicide

There are two famous, and extremely sad, accounts of dolphin suicide. The first involves Peter the bottlenose dolphin, who is said to have killed himself after being separated from the woman he "loved" -- animal researcher Margaret Howe Lovatt, who lived with him in a specially built house in the …

13 Surprising Facts About Brazil

The Math Formula That Explains All Those Strange Coincidences

How the Birthday Paradox can be used to explain a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

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Healthy Dinner Ideas for Summer and Beyond

Eating well definitely doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—here are our favorite healthy dinner ideas.<p><b>We're all for eating a little lighter, healthier, and cleaner.</b> But eating well doesn't have to mean eating the same thing five nights a week. It's way more fun to eat a variety of creative, interesting …

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Anyone Who Keeps the Ability to See Beauty Never Grows Old

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

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MBA Class Project Tests Students' Ability to Make Strangers Smile

What if your class grade depended on making people smile?<p>MBA students in Marketing Professor Raj Raghunathan's "Creativity and Leadership" class at The University of Texas at Austin recently put their ability to spread happiness to the test, as part of a project that involved "altruistic pranks" -- …