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Federal Government Threatens To Cut Funds Of First State To Drop Common Core Standards

INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — Indiana became the first State to drop the Common Core standards last month when the State Board of Education voted 10-1 to replace the standards with new math and English benchmarks. Current K-12 Common Core standards are controversial and many opponents criticize them as not adequately preparing students for college. The U.S. […]

The Mink 3D Printer Will Let Users Print Custom Makeup From Home

NEW YORK (UPI) — A Harvard Business School alum has come up with an invention that will let makeup wearers print their favorite blush, eye shadow or lip gloss from home. Grace Choi debuted her Mink 3D printer at Tech Crunch Disrupt in New York earlier this week. The Mink lets users select the colors […]

Rob Ford’s Rehab Is ‘Amazing’ And Reminds Him Of ‘Washington Redskins Football Camp’

TORONTO (UPI) — During an interview with the Toronto Sun, Mayor Rob Ford said that his time in rehab has been “amazing” and assured his supporters that he’ll be back in time for the mayoral election in October. “Of course, I am coming back and I am going to kick butt,” Ford told the paper. […]

The ‘Naked Cowboy’ Is Helping Fruit Of The Loom Launch Its New Boxer Briefs

NEW YORK (UPI) — Times Square’s Naked Cowboy is trading in his tighty-whities for boxer briefs as part of a new Fruit of the Loom marketing campaign. The New York City icon is known for wearing only underwear, cowboy boots and a cowboy hat while playing his guitar for tourists. As part of the campaign, […]

FDA Against Using Daily Aspirin To Prevent A First Heart Attack

WASHINGTON (UPI) — After a review of scientific data, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said only those who had suffered a heart attack or stroke benefited from a low-dose daily aspirin. The FDA consumer update said there was little evidence a daily low-dose aspirin helped prevent a heart attack or stroke for those who […]

Sports, Energy Drinks Linked To Smoking, Lots Of Screen Media Use

MINNEAPOLIS (UPI) — U.S. teens who drank sports drinks and energy drinks weekly drank more sugary beverages, were more likely to smoke and more likely to spend a lot of time in front of computer, phone and TV screens. Lead author Nicole Larson of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota and […]

Space Group Suggests Firing Missiles At Mars To Find Alien Life

BEVERLY, Mass. (UPI) — Scientists have long hypothesized that evidence of life could be hiding deep below Mars’ subsurface ice. But digging for such evidence is not currently in the cards for NASA and its Mars rover, as Curiosity’s drill only extends an inch or so. That’s why Massachusetts-based nonprofit group Explore Mars is urging […]

Is Too Much Science Bad?

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) — Does the phrase “too much of a good thing” apply to science? There’s no obvious answer, but when it comes to scientific output — research, papers, studies, surveys, etc. — some scientists have suggested the answer is “yes.” So much output at such a high pace, some have argued, means […]

New Dino Species ‘Pinocchio Rex’ Discovered By Scientists

EDINBURGH, Scotland (UPI) — Paleontologists have confirmed the discovery of a new species: a Tyrannosaur with a long, pointy snout. Naturally, scientists dubbed the new dino “Pinocchio rex.” Officially named Qianzhousaurus sinensis, the newfound predator was — like his cousin T. rex — a ferocious carnivore. Pinocchio rex and T. rex lived side by side […]

Report: States Should Switch To One-Drug Execution Protocols

WASHINGTON (UPI) — A group of former Governors, judges and other experts recommended Wednesday that the United States should switch to a one-drug protocol for executions. The report, “Irreversible Error,” by the Constitution Project, found problems with the way the penalty is carried out in the U.S. and by the legal procedures that precede executions. […]

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