Monthly Archives: February 2016

Automatic Ejections In NFL Could Become Reality In 2016

It seems that the powers that be in the NFL are finally starting to get it: players do not get ejected enough. Period. You see far too many dirty plays, cheap shots, and penalties that go unabated, where players and teams are reprimanded with meager penalties and sometimes the occasional fine. If this method of …

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Study Finds Drinking Coffee Could Reduce Risk Of Cirrhosis

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That morning cup of coffee that many of us look forwards to really adds the jolt we need to start our day. Heck, there’s a good reason why chains like Starbucks are found on many street corners these days. But aside from the delicious taste and mental perkiness it offers, coffee may help with your …

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Yes, You Can Defer Social Security Benefits With A Reverse Mortgage

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As we reach retirement age, many of us will consider when the right time is to apply for Social Security benefits. With studies finding that most people lack the proper retirement savings, it can be a scary thought to wonder how you will manage to pay for your golden years. This unpreparedness is, perhaps, the …

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Retirement Survey Finds 60% Of Retirees Lack Proper Funds

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It’s official: most people do not feel that confident about their retirement, and a new survey that was outlined in Yahoo Finance confirms this. Just 6 out of 10 people are prepared for retirement these days, according to the retirement survey results. In a polled that was conducted by Nielsen, 60% of those surveyed had …

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What Is The World’s Most Poisonous Spider?

I’ve been guilty of it and there’s a good chance that you or someone that you might know has also been guilty of this in the past: claiming that the daddy longlegs is the most poisonous spider in the world. Here’s how the typical claim goes. “Did you know that the most poisonous spider in …

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3-D Printed Bone, Cartilage and Muscle Marks Leap For Next-Gen Medicine

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The Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is leading the way for a new revolution in medicine: 3-D printed bone, cartilage and muscle tissue. “It has been challenging to produce human scale tissues with 3-D printing because larger tissues require additional nutrition,” explained Dr. Anthony Atala in a recent email interview with …

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Yes, You Can Use A Reverse Mortgage For Medicare Surcharges

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A newly introduced Medicare income scale can make it more expensive to pay for Parts B and D when they go into effect in 2018. But newer reports, such as this one from Investment News, as are saying that it may make sense to use a reverse mortgage for Medicare surcharges in the future because …

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Wisdom, A 65-Year-Old Laysan Albatross, Defies Age & Hatches Chick

A 65-year-old Laysan albatross named Wisdom has hatched a chick recently. The information was provided by the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the Pacific Ocean. Astonishingly, it’s the sixth chick that the bird has hatched since 2006. It’s the only known bird to hatch chicks at such a ripe, old age. Typically, albatrosses do …

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Most Expensive Dog In The World Is A Tibetan Mastiff

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The ultra-affluent love their dogs just as much as they love driving fancy cars, spending lots of money on lavish dinners and living in the manors that they call “humble homes.” So it makes perfect sense that they’d overspend on a pet. Right? This begs to ask the question: What is the most expensive dog …

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Driver-Less Cars Make Strides As Government Considers Viewing Them As “Human Drivers”

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The future is here. But it’s going to take some getting used to. One aspect of that involves the federal government reclassifying the term of “driver” so that computer controlled, driver-less cars are able to roam the thoroughfares and highways unabated, just as normal human drivers do. On par for the course, the National Highway …

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