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The Tale of the Tape

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the risk of being challenged to a fight by Sylvester Stallone, who could beat me with one hand tied behind his back (though I might have a chance if he were blindfolded, too), I am going to call my ongoing kidney stone saga "Rocky."

Here Are The Amazing Things Your Body Will Do In The Minute You Spend Reading This

Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living

300: that’s how many words the average human reads per minute. But in the minute or two it’ll take you to get through this roughly 600-word articl...

What Communities Are More Likely to Embrace Corporal Punishment? Let's Look at the Data

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 11.24.2014 | Education
Shayna A. Pitre

On September 21, 2014, we sent a public records request to the Louisiana Department of Education, requesting the number of school corporal punishment incidents for the 2011-2014 school years. On October 29, 2014, we received the data. It was revealing.

What You Are Not Hearing About Ebola

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

At least 30 experts were unable to attend the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in New Orleans these past few days, as the ...

31 Tips for Surviving a Brutal, Horror-Film Murder

David Toussaint | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy
David Toussaint

1) If someone offers to sell you a beautiful house in the country for an unbelievably low price, do not make the purchase. As nice as it sounds, the house is evil and you and your family will be dead within a month.

Killing Jesus and Claiming Justice: The Execution of Willie Trottie

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 11.10.2014 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

The unfathomable love and grace of God is what binds Willie Trottie to the person of Jesus. The murders of Barbara and Titus Canada cannot keep Trottie from such grace and love. Why is this so difficult to believe?

Immortal Mice and Men

Akhila Satish | Posted 07.21.2014 | Science
Akhila Satish

How does the presence of young blood in an aged mouse change or alter the aging process? Is the key to elusive immortality actually within our own cells at the beginning of our lives? It is a thought-provoking question to ask.

Studies Find 'Young Blood' Reverses Effects Of Aging In Mice

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

NEW YORK (AP) — If Mickey Mouse is feeling his age at 86, scientists may have found just the tonic: the blood of younger mice. Older mice got stron...

5 Things A Trip To The Bathroom Can Tell You About Your Health

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Dehydration can also cause kidney stones, because it allows for stone-causing minerals to concentrate and settle in the kidneys and urinary tract. One of the best measures you can take to avoid kidney stones is to drink plenty of water, resulting in passing lots of clear urine.

Diabetes Treatment Should Focus on Metabolizing More of the Sugar in the Blood for Best Results

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

For a very large percentage of people with Type 2 diabetes, exercise is the most important thing they can do to manage their diabetes, followed closely by being more careful with what they eat.

Some Like it Hot!

Myra Demeter | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It is believed that mosquitoes are attracted to people with warm blood, so I must be very hot-blooded, because mosquitoes LOVE me.

"Stubble, Stubble, Toil and Trouble"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.18.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was in high school and was just starting to shave, which led to so much blood loss that I should have been honored by the Red ...

Marriage and the Golden Rule

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.24.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

The call came at about 11:00 p.m. on a Friday evening. The caller, a woman, in a rather excited voice said, "Please, come see us." And then I could ...

Why Blood Is Such a Tough Carpet Stain (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 10.07.2013 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

To find out specifically which cleaning agent -- peroxide, salt, club soda, tooth paste, vinegar, ammonia or just plain old drinking water -- and which method is the very best at removing blood stains from a carpet, check this out.

The Worst Food in the World

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

On the way to the headwaters of the Bio-Bio River in Chile, where we hoped to make the first descent, we stopped at a Mapuche Indian farm house and asked if we might camp in an untilled field. Yes, Yaco, the owner, replied, but only if we joined for dinner.

Summer Blood Donations Encouraged to Keep Pace With Blood Needs

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.24.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

While thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, right now blood products are being distributed to area hospitals almost as quickly as donations are coming in.

Texas Theocracy: Today They Destroyed the Republican Party

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

God was nowhere near the signing of that bill into law today in Texas -- nor was the Constitution of the United States of America.

Bob Calhoun Dishes the Dirt on Comicon, Star Trek, Mitt Romney, Westboro Baptists & Bigfoot

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment
David Henry Sterry

Bob Calhoun's got a new book out called Shattering Conventions: Commerce, Cosplay, and Conflict on the Expo Floor, and we thought we would pick his brain about the crazy world of fan boys and girls, expos, trade show and conventions.

How Can You Not Be Watching the Tour de France?

Stu Kreisman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports
Stu Kreisman

If all you know about cycling is that Lance Armstrong doped his way to seven titles, then you're missing out on an extraordinary sporting event.

Machete Massacre Suspect Felt Like He Was 'Watching A Movie'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Crime

A machete-wielding man in Arkansas told officers that satan was "within him" before he allegedly stabbed two men to death, KNWA-TV repors. Police a...

10 Brilliant Uses for Blood Sausage

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

These days we are seeing a blood-sausage renaissance as this dividend of the whole-animal trend is showing up on chic restaurant menus and being embraced by a new generation of offal eaters. Here are some fascinating examples.

Creepy Procedure Turns Old Hearts Young, Scientists Say

| Posted 05.09.2013 | Science

By Paul Gabrielsen It's time to turn back the clock on an aging ticker. Drawing on an odd experimental technique invented more than a century ago b...

Danny Trejo Will Kill You in a Movie if You Donate to This Kickstarter Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Machete himself, legendary actor Danny Trejo, stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about raising money for his Snap Shot film on, the three Bs of fantastic filmmaking, and the future of his Machete films.

Oh My, Blood!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

No, this is not about what you are thinking (knowing me, that could be possible). It's about a health treatment I had at a spa that changed my whole ...

Debunking The Blood Type Diet (VIDEO)

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're an avid follower of health trends then you might know of The Blood Type Diet, a diet that recommends different eating patterns based on (you...