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Competitive 'speed eaters' devour bowls of pasta. (Reuters/Daniel Munoz) 1

Obesity Linked Metabolically to Eating Speed

Ever told as a kid to slow down and chew your food? There may be a good reason. Japanese researchers have found a strong correlation between the speed at which someone consumes food and metabolism, concluding that faster eaters may contribute to the obesity epidemic. In short, faster eating could lower your metabolism and come with more than a few steep health risks. The study took place over the course of three years. Participants included 8,941 residents of Soka City, aged 40 through 75, both with and without diagnoses of metabolic syndrome. Eating speed was measured in form of questionnaire. Is it eating speed...

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Large Horn Grows on an Elderly Woman

Take a look at these photos. Medical Doctors in Sichuan (a province in southwest China) recently diagnosed an 87 year old Chinese woman who had a large horn like growth extruding from her head with a condition known as “cornu cutaneum” or “Cutaneous horns”. Seven years ago, Liang Xiuzhen noticed something on her heard which looked like a black mole at the time, but didn’t think anything of it. Two years later, it turned into something much more and she began to have cause for concern. The woman’s son thought that Chinese medicine would have cured the problem, but unfortunately,...

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Ontario storm knocks out power for thousands

Nearly 50,000 customers were without power across southern Ontario after an intense storm battered the province on Sunday, bringing heavy winds, rain, hail and possible funnel clouds. The outages were spread over an area from Lake Huron to Toronto. The utility company Hydro One said it hopes to restore service to many of its customers by later Sunday night. Toronto Hydro was also reporting multiple outages across the city including one at Yorkdale Shopping Centre.

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Texas man shoots armadillo – gets hit in face by bullet ricochet

An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said the man, who was not identified, went outside his home in Marietta, southwest of Texarkana, at around 3 a.m. on Thursday morning. He spotted the armadillo on his property and opened fire. “His wife was in the house. He went outside and took his .38 revolver and shot three times at the armadillo,” Rowe said. The animal’s hard shell deflected at...

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Muslim Brotherhood Leader: I Have Evidence To Put Obama In Jail

NEW YORK – The son of a jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader in Egypt is claiming his father has evidence that will land President Obama in prison. Many suspect that Barack Obama has engaged in criminal and/or illegal acts, but nothing can be proven. The vexing questions surrounding his birth remain unacknowledged. He’s kept his fingerprints from appearing directly on such scandals as the IRS scandal, the NSA scandal, the Fast & Furious scandal, and the Benghazi scandal. However, a Muslim Brotherhood member is now claiming that he has hard evidence that, if revealed, is sufficient to put Obama in jail....