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Lawmakers talk funding for gun violence prevention research

Lawmakers talk funding for gun violence prevention research

A year after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, shook America, gun violence prevention has returned to the forefront of lawmaker conversations. On the policy side, just last week, the House of Representatives passed legislation relating to gun background checks, specifically aimed at extending the background check review period from…MORE

Do skinny people have faster metabolisms? Not really

Do skinny people have faster metabolisms? Not really

It might seem counterintuitive, but generally speaking, skinny people don’t have faster metabolisms than people who weigh more. In fact, the bigger your body, the more calories you burn. Basal (or resting) metabolism refers to the total number of calories all the cells in the body need to stay alive and functioning. “Your resting metabolic…MORE

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APRIL 17, 2019

STEPHEN HAWKING and ALBERT EINSTEIN were both said to have IQs around 160. But did you know that some CELEBRITIES are up in that range, too? Matt Damon, Conan O’Brien, and Quentin Tarantino are all right up there with Hawking and Einstein, at 160. Running just below them are Alicia Keys and Cindy Crawford, at…

APRIL 16, 2019

There had been rumors for months that RONDA ROUSEY was going to take a break from the WWE after “Wrestlemania 35” to start a family. And after she lost her match and her title that night, it seemed even more likely. Yesterday, Ronda all but confirmed it by posting a picture of herself kissing her…