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Gary Johnson's 'Aleppo Moments': Why We Get Brain Freeze

Stress and sleep deprivation can impair our ability to process, store and retrieve memories.

16 hours ago from Livescience

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This Amazonian Caterpillar Sports Donald Trump's Hair 

Did Donald Trump happen to lose one of his signature hairpieces in the Amazonian wilds of Peru? Wildlife photographer Jeff Cremer snapped this image of a caterpillar sporting the Republican ...

Thu 29 Sep 16 from Gizmodo

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Court overturns New Hampshire ban on ballot selfies

In the state of New Hampshire, proud voters can legally snap a selfie after filling out their ballot paper. Hurray! As NBC News reports, the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston ...

Thu 29 Sep 16 from Engadget

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Implicit bias may help explain high preschool expulsion rates for black children

Preschool teachers and staff show signs of implicit bias in administering discipline, but the race of the teacher plays a big role in the outcome, according to research conducted by the Yale ...

Wed 28 Sep 16 from Phys.org

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Grant immigrants the right to vote, say researchers

National election results in the UK could look vastly different if all immigrants had the right to vote, which they should, according to new research.

Thu 29 Sep 16 from Phys.org

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Nine states to vote soon on expanding legal access to marijuana

From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to ...

Wed 28 Sep 16 from Medical Xpress

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Trump says obese nerds may have hacked the DNC

Was Russia really behind the DNC hack, or was it the work of a freelance teenage hacker confined to his bed by morbid obesity? Republican nominee Donald Trump raised the question ...

Mon 26 Sep 16 from The Verge

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Nine of ten US teens don't get enough exercise

(HealthDay)—Over 90 percent of U.S. high school students don't get enough exercise to stay fit and healthy, and the pattern persists after they graduate, a new study finds.

Mon 26 Sep 16 from Medical Xpress

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Student suspended after she takes photo of school's dirty water

The school, like many around the nation, has a rule that prohibits the use of cell phones inside restrooms to respect the privacy of others.

Mon 26 Sep 16 from CNN

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Trump turns to Snapchat to reach youth

Presidential candidate makes national buy on app        

Mon 26 Sep 16 from USA today

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