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Testosterone Drugs May Be Overused, FDA Warns

AP | Sarah Klein | March 3, 2015 | Healthy Living
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men, saying the popular treatments have not been established as safe or effective for common age-related issues like low libido and fatigue. The agency says drugmakers must clearly state in their labeling and promotions...

How One Filmmaker Is Using His Camera 'To Inspire Others To Fall In Love With The Wild'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | March 3, 2015 | Green
Nat Geo WILD's second annual "Wild To Inspire" short film competition is underway. The contest is looking for the next generation of wildlife filmmakers as documentaries like 2013's "Blackfish" and last year's "Virunga" have captivated audiences concerned with the growing...

A Mix Of These Simple Household Items Can Get Rid Foul-Smelling Skunk Spray

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | March 3, 2015 | Green
While there are some particularly inventive myths about the best way to combat the foul odor of skunk spray, a concoction of a few household items is enough to do the trick. Rick Schwartz, a global ambassador for the San Diego Zoo, stopped by HuffPost...

D'Oh! Homer Simpson Figured Out The Higgs Boson Years Before Physicists Found It

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | March 3, 2015 | Science
Maybe Homer Simpson only acts dumb. How else to explain a 1998 episode of The Simpsons in which a guy who usually comes across as a doughnut-eating doofus stands at a chalkboard bearing a complex equation that prefigures the discovery of the Higgs boson.

New Study Reveals Most Common Causes Of Food Poisoning

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | March 3, 2015 | Healthy Living
If you're one of the 50 million Americans who have suffered from food poisoning each year, chances are you're not entirely sure what caused it. Perhaps it was last night's sushi or maybe the milk you weren't sure had gone bad? Well, new research may make it easier...

The More Friends At The Bar, The More You'll Drink

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | March 3, 2015 | Healthy Living
If you've succumbed to sticking around at the bar for "just one more," you're not alone. A new study published in the journal Addiction reveals that the number of drinks a person has increases along with the number of friends in their drinking group. In other...

Letting Your Mind Wander Can Make You More Productive

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | March 3, 2015 | Science
It's estimated that we spend nearly 50 percent of our waking lives in a state of daydreaming. For something we do so often, mind-wandering sure has a bad reputation. It's often described as a mindless activity -- one that makes us more lazy, unproductive and dissatisfied with...

Average Penis Size Study Shows 'Normal' Isn't Necessarily What You Thought

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | March 3, 2015 | Science
What's the average penis size? The results are in, and they show it takes less to be well-endowed than you might think. The average length of an erect penis is 5.16 inches (13.12 centimeters) and the average circumference is 4.59 inches (11.66 centimeters), according to a...

German Pensioner Needs New Drill To Dig For Nazi-Looted Amber Room

Reuters | Eline Gordts | March 3, 2015 | World
By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - A pensioner has started digging in Germany's western Ruhr region for the Amber Room, a priceless work of art looted by Nazis from the Soviet Union during World War Two and missing for 70 years, but says he needs a new drill to help...

Bill Gates Says Studying Dinosaurs Can Help Us Save More Kids' Lives

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | March 3, 2015 | Impact
The bones of prehistoric beasts aren't just cool to uncover -- they can be vital tools in today's fight against malnutrition, too. In a Feb. 24 blog post, Bill Gates described how scientists can apply their knowledge on the growth of dinosaurs to fight malnutrition in children....

Here's One Simple Way We Can Change The Conversation About Drug Abuse

Matt Ferner | March 3, 2015 | Politics
The negative words we use to describe drug addiction -- "clean" vs. "dirty," "patient" vs. "addict" -- can drive some individuals away from the very help they so desperately need. To reduce that stigma, we need to start changing the language for people struggling with a disease. That's the findings...

Now We Know Why Louisville, Kentucky Has Smelled Like Mildew For A Week

AP | Hilary Hanson | March 3, 2015 | Weird News
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials with Louisville's Metro Air Pollution Control District say they've identified the source of the bad odor that residents have been complaining about for a week. The agency told news outlets a naturally occurring chemical in the soil called geosmin is to blame for a musty,...

This Is What Wildlife Crime Looks Like (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | March 3, 2015 | Green
The United Nation's General Assembly has designated March 3 as a time to honor the living things that surround us with beauty. World Wildlife Day was established in 2013 to honor CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild...

Conservation Biologists Using DNA Methods To Track Elusive Or Unwanted Species

AP | Nick Visser | March 3, 2015 | Green
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene. It's this evidence that Kit Paulsen is seeking as she wades into an urban creek east...

2 Natural Philosophers Discuss The Mind

Scientific American | Farah Mohamed | March 3, 2015 | World
In the Dutch countryside, a tall, older man, dressed in a maroon sports coat, his back slightly stooped, stands out because of his height and a pair of extraordinarily bushy eyebrows. His words, inflected by a British accent, are directed at a middle-aged man with long, curly brown hair, penetrating...

Mass Grave With 200 Skeletons Found Under Supermarket In Central Paris

Ryan Grenoble | March 3, 2015 | Science
Archaeologists have made a strange and rather gruesome discovery under a supermarket in central Paris: an ancient mass grave containing the skeletal remains of more than 200 people. The grave came to light after the Monoprix supermarket company called on the French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research...

Baby Tortoises Born On Galapagos Island For The First Time In A Century

Ryan Grenoble | March 3, 2015 | Green
For the first time in more than one hundred years, researchers have found newborn baby tortoises on the tiny Galapagos island of Pinzón. It's a major win for a population that has struggled after being nearly decimated by human impact. "We found ten tiny, newly hatched...

You Can Manufacture What You Desire

Farah Mohamed | March 2, 2015 | World
Peter Diamandis recently spoke with The WorldPost about his new book, “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World.” He is also founder of the XPRIZE Foundation and co-founder of Singularity University, Planetary Resources and Human Longevity Inc. WorldPost: What differentiates this digital era of what you...

How Growth Screenings Could Help Detect Celiac Disease In Kids

Sarah Klein | March 2, 2015 | Healthy Living
By: Laura Geggel Published: 03/02/2015 03:15 PM EST on LiveScience Measuring children's height and weight as they grow can be a powerful indicator of whether they have the digestive condition called celiac disease, and may help doctors diagnose children with the disorder earlier, a new study finds....

Big Surprise Found Inside Mysterious Coffin-Within-A-Coffin Buried Near King Richard III

Macrina Cooper-White | March 2, 2015 | Science
Archaeologists recently cracked open a mysterious "coffin-within-a-coffin" found just yards from the grave of King Richard III in Leicester, England -- and they were surprised at what they discovered inside. The lead coffin -- encased within a larger limestone coffin found at the Grey Friars church dig site...