Although there has never been any data definitively linking genetically modified food to health problems, many scientists and nutritionists worry that messing with the genetic makeup of food could have adverse effects on the environment and the people who eat it.
In light of this, Californians will be voting on a Proposition 37 this November, which would require special labels on all genetically modified food.
In retrospect, Patrick Gallagher and his buddies probably should have just celebrated his impending nuptials with a quiet night of poker, maybe a cigar. But instead they took the bachelor party to the strip club, where the groom-to-be suffered an injury as embarrassing as it is painful.
Gallagher was pulled up on the stage at the Penthouse Club in Port Richmond, Pennsylvania to get the full-on bachelor treatment. Included in the festivities was a stripper pole, and when one of the girls "shimmied" down the rod and launched herself into Gallagher's lap, his bladder ruptured.
According to a new survey from the dating site Seeking Arrangement, the nature of the love letter has radically changed over the last decade. Instead of putting pen to paper, amorous messages now usually come in the form emails or text messages.
But the question remains: Do you keep such notes after a relationship has ended and you've moved on?
Science has just provided new hope for the bald, but it may not be what you think.
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania showed students photos of similar-looking, similar-aged men—some with hair and others with shaved heads. They also showed photos of men with hair and then the same man with his hair digitally removed. In both cases, the bald guys were perceived to be more manly and more dominant. Furthermore, the study's participants guessed that the head shavers were an inch taller and 13 percent stronger than their haired counterparts.
For many decades, losing your wallet was clearly the worst. Not only were you suddenly without means to pay for anything, but you had been displaced of much of your personal information and were facing hours and hours of dealing with credit card companies and the DMV. Fun!
These days, a smartphone also packs a significant portion of your life into a small package that you carry with you everywhere and sometimes misplace. It also generally costs more than a wallet. So is the smartphone now the thing you'd least like to escape mysteriously from your pocket?
Recently, Congress directed the FAA to revise its safety regulations on unmanned aircraft, clearing the way for more domestic use of drones. This would mean, among other things, that local police departments would be freer to use drones for surveillance.
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