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10,000 Years After First Fermented Beverages Were Brewed, A Cure For Alcohol Dependence On The Horizon

“It’s like they forgot they were dependent,” Olivier George, leader of a new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience, says of the alcohol-addicted subjects in a new animal model study. Scientists believe that fermented beverages were first brewed as early as the seventh millennium B.C.E. Other scientists now say that they have finally discovered a way to completely remove ...

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Mysterious piece of tree trunk has been floating UPRIGHT for 100 years in Oregon

30ft long tree in Oregon believed to be dislodged in a landslide years ago But no one is able to explain how The Old Man of the Lake is still floating Legend has it that the much-revered log even controls the weather By Harriet Mallinson For Mailonline Published: 10:11 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 06:26 EST, 10 September 2016 The 30ft long piece ...

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Ex-Calif. state senator gets 5 years in racketeering case

Karl Mondon/ZUMA24.com Former state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for trading political favors for campaign contributions. SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge sentenced former California state senator Leland Yee on Wednesday to five years in prison after he acknowledged in a plea deal that he accepted thousands of dollars in ...

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Virginia Woman Charged With Murder After Son’s Remains Found In Her Car 10 Years After His Disappearance

A Virginia woman has been charged with murder after her son’s remains were found in her car more than 10 years after his disappearance. According to court documents, Tonya Slaton, 44, of Richmond was indicted Feb. 1 in Hampton Circuit Court on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of her son, Quincy Jamar Davis, reports Fox News. The ...

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Ten Years Ago Today, Dick Cheney Almost Killed a Man He Barely Knew

Of all the destruction waged by Dick Cheney during his eight-year run of terror in the White House, one incident stands out as the oddest: On February 11, 2006, Cheney shot a hunting partner in the face, nearly killing him. The incident is as fondly remembered as anything could be with Cheney, perhaps because it’s the only one of his ...

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Adele just teased a new song for the first time in years

Adele hasn’t released an album since 2011’s 21, but it looks like the wait will soon be over. Without warning during a commercial break on the UK’s The X-Factor — between advertisements for Dominos and Tic-Tacs — the screen went black. Then, Adele sang over lyrics to a new mystery song. That’s it! No album name, no details of any ...

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Antonio Cromartie signs with Jets for 4 years, $32M

The cornerback returns to New York and will be reunited with Todd Bowles and Darrelle Revis. The New York Jets continued to bolster their secondary with the addition of cornerback Antonio Cromartie, per Adam Schefter. The four-year deal has a base value of $ 32 million, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. Cromartie will be reunited with his ...

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After the Fall: 25 years after Mike Tyson lost to Buster Douglas, why do we still have sympathy for the devil?

I. In the Belly of the Beast “When you’re born into this world, you’re given a ticket to the freak show. If you’re born in America you get a front seat.” —George Carlin After legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach gave me Mike Tyson’s phone number at his Wild Card gym in Los Angeles in the spring of 2010, he giggled ...

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Bruce Jenner — Jenner Sources Call BS … Kris Jenner Knew for Years

EXCLUSIVE The Kardashians are lying when they say they were blindsided by news that Bruce Jenner was becoming a woman, and in Kris‘ case she’s known for years … sources directly connected to the Jenner family tell TMZ.  We’re told Jenner’s sons are finding it hard to stomach reports that Kris had no idea Bruce was becoming a woman. That’s ...

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50-Year-Old Woman Claims She Hasn’t Smiled Once In 40 Years To Avoid Face Wrinkles

A 50-year-old British woman claims she has found the ultimate answer to fighting the aging process, specifically face wrinkles, and hasn’t smiled so much as once in 40 years in order to avoid lines and wrinkles. Forget plastic surgery and face masks. One has to admit that Tess Christian, from the U.K., featured in the picture above, does look amazing ...

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