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Southwest Airlines kicks off fall/winter fare sale

Southwest kicked off a fare sale for the “dead weeks” with deals across the country, including Houston Hobby, pictured here. Southwest kicked off a fare sale for the “dead weeks” with deals across the country, including Houston Hobby, pictured here. Photo: Bill Montgomery, Houston Chronicle Southwest’s specially painted “Florida One” at SJC for the inaugural…

Wireless emergency alert test: What should Wisconsin residents expect?

Text alert. (Photo: Mykyta Dolmatov, Getty Images/iStockphoto) A reminder, Wisconsin residents: Get ready for an unexpected buzz from your smartphone courtesy of the president. On Oct. 3, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission will conduct the first nationwide test of their wireless emergency alert system. The test, known as a “presidential alert,” was originally scheduled for Sept. 20…

FDA Seizes Thousands of Docs in Surprise Raid on Juul

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it seized thousands of documents last week in a surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul, CNBC reported. The scrutiny follows the Trump administration’s request for documents in April, as part of a larger investigation into marketing practices and minors. The raid “sought further documentation related to Juul’s…

Researchers discover how to slow aging

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Previous research published earlier this year in Nature Medicine involving University of Minnesota Medical School faculty Paul D. Robbins and Laura J. Niedernhofer and Mayo Clinic investigators James L. Kirkland and Tamara Tchkonia, showed it was possible to reduce the burden of damaged cells, termed senescent cells, and extend lifespan and…

Why elephants have cracks in their skin

What they discovered is that the skin “cracks” to improve their quality of life, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. Researchers at the University of Geneva and the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics studied the skin surface of African bush elephants and realized that those wrinkles form an intricate network of…

U Of M Researchers Reveal Key To Slowing The Aging Process

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Ponce de Leon may somewhere have a smile on his face, after the University of Minnesota announced Tuesday it may have discovered something akin to the fountain of youth. Researchers have announced that a natural product has been shown to reduce the level of damaged cells in the human body caused by…

Is a Trip to Mars Worth Lifelong Digestive Issues?

After 60 years of space exploration, scientists are only beginning to understand how cosmic travel affects the human body. And we’ve barely left Earth’s orbit. Imagine the implications of living on the Moon or mining on Mars. A new study from Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) raised red flags about the health of astronauts during…

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Kenan Thompson Says Kanye West Held the SNL Cast ‘Hostage’: ‘He Voiced His Opinion Very Loudly’

Kanye West‘s surprise pro-Trump rant during this weekend’s Saturday Night Live premiere might not have made it to air — but it definitely made waves on stage. Appearing on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday, SNL cast member Kenan Thompson explained what the experience was like for the stars of the show as they got to “watch the circus unfold.” “He voiced…

Was The Last Jedi Hate Actually Spread by Russian Trolls?

Longtime franchise fans weren’t the only people who relentlessly trolled Star Wars: The Last Jedi after its release last year. According to a new study, the Rian Johnson film was also being attacked by Russian operatives, who joined the fray in order to amplify the anti-Jedi sentiment brewing on social media. This is the world…

What Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Changes From Origins

At a glance, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey looks a lot like last year’s Assassin’s Creed Origins. Despite swapping Egyptian pyramids for Greek temples, the surface-level similarities are numerous. There are plenty of subtle differences, however. (Note: This piece is based on the 14 hours I’ve played with the game as well as our reviewers’ 75 hours…

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 is on sale for $929 on Amazon

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is already seeing some serious discounts a few months after its release. Down from its regular $999 price for the 128GB model, Amazon has knocked $70 off of the price for the unlocked phone. Both the purple and blue color options are available for $929. In addition to selling the…

Yemen cholera outbreak accelerates to 10000+ cases per week: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – Yemen’s cholera outbreak – the worst in the world – is accelerating again, with roughly 10,000 suspected cases now reported per week, the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) showed on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A boy pushes a wheelbarrow filled with water containers after collecting drinking water from a charity…

To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections, Drink Up

Image Credit Women are commonly advised to drink extra water to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections, or U.T.I.s, but until now there has been little evidence that it works. Now a randomized trial has found that women who drink more water do indeed get fewer infections. Researchers studied 140 women with recurrent U.T.I.s who habitually…

Studded snow tires cost lives, says study

However, another significant factor is the mining of cobalt which is used in the studs. The most abundant source of cobalt is the Democratic Republic of Congo (DMR), where accidents in the small-scale mining industry are not uncommon, but poorly reported. The researchers think that, if anything, the impact of accidents is underrepresented in their…

2 cancer researchers win 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Written by Alia Paavola | October 01, 2018 | Print  | Email Two cancer immunotherapy researchers — James Allison, PhD and Tasuky Honjo MD, PhD — have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their pioneering work in the fight against cancer, according to The New York Times. Here are six things to know: 1. Allison…

Reboot: New Evidence Suggests Mystery Particles Detected Beaming Up from South Pole Do Not Fit the Standard Model

Posted on Oct 1, 2018     Last week we reported that strange events at the South Pole may be explained by supersymmetry physics, according to Derek Fox, an observational astrophysicist at Pennsylvania State University. The team of researchers has found new evidence that suggests some particles detected in Antarctica do not fit the Standard…