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Natural products often mislabelled in Canada

Natural products often mislabelled in Canada | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
"It says Ginkgo biloba and we didn't find any ginkgo DNA at all in the bottle," said an Ontario researcher studying the real contents of herbal products including St. John's wort. DNA doesn't lie. And when scientists from the University of Guelph...
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Can't even go by the labels (which might be good interpersonal advice but in drugs is just dreadful).

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Meet The Species Eugenioides, Coffee's Weird Delicious Uncle

Meet The Species Eugenioides, Coffee's Weird Delicious Uncle | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it


Have you ever had a coffee that tasted more like cereal milk than coffee? How about peach flavor Crystal Light? Sesame snaps?

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Pretty interesting...

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Even when told not to, Windows 10 just can’t stop talking to Microsoft

Even when told not to, Windows 10 just can’t stop talking to Microsoft | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
It's no wonder that privacy activists are up in arms.
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I guess the future means never unplugging.

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The odds of 44 Army Rangers being struck by lightning? Fairly high

The odds of 44 Army Rangers being struck by lightning? Fairly high | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
When lightning struck 44 Army Rangers this week in Florida, leaving 11 in the hospital, jaws must have dropped. What are the odds of that?
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I would not have guessed the odds.

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How to disable Telemetry and Data Collection in Windows 10

How to disable Telemetry and Data Collection in Windows 10 | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Here is a solution for editions other than Enterprise to disable Telemetry and Data Collection in Windows 10.
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It is said that people under 40 don't care about being tracked...

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Fragging wonderful: The truth about defragging your SSD

Fragging wonderful: The truth about defragging your SSD | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
We know defragging a hard drive can improve performance, and we've heard the opposite about solid-state drives. We analyze the tech reasoning and put four defraggers through their paces on both kinds of drives. The results may surprise you.
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Yup, it's unlikely that you should defrag your ssd.

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Are Health Foods Making You Fat?

Are Health Foods Making You Fat? | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Experts share how healthy foods can derail your diet.
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I watched Lidia cook with about a quart of olive oil yesterday...it went beyond overkill and into a rather comedic dimension.

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Four Weather Events in History Mistaken for the Apocalypse

Four Weather Events in History Mistaken for the Apocalypse | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Take a look at four of the strangest weather-related events to occur in the 19th and 20th centuries, which have the potential to spark fear among doomsday theorists that humanity's final days may be near.
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A locust swarm twice the size of Colorado?!

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Government data breach impacted over 20 million

Government data breach impacted over 20 million | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Government investigators now believe that the data theft compromised personal information of over 20 million people from the government.
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Another risk in working or wanting to work for the gvt.

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Alien hunters claim they have found a 'PYRAMID' on Mars

Alien hunters claim they have found a 'PYRAMID' on Mars | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
YouTube channel, ParanormalCrucible, used footage taken by Curiosity Rover on May 7 to back up its claims. It says it is 'the result of intelligent design and certainly not a trick of light and shadow'.
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What size do they think this object is, anyway?

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NASA moves ahead with plans for mission to Europa

NASA moves ahead with plans for mission to Europa | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
NASA's plan for a mission to Jupiter's moon, Europa, takes a big step forward.
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Where there's water...

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New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
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Thanks to Julian Lennon for posting this on FB. I'm going to have a hard time looking at it this way, but it's very interesting.

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Scientists show future events decide what happens in the past

Scientists show future events decide what happens in the past | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
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Thanks to Randy Cheek for sharing this bit of a mindbender.

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Science Fiction Is for Slackers

Science Fiction Is for Slackers | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
On Thursday, June 4, Future Tense—a partnership of Slate,  Arizona State University, and New America—will host a debate in Washington, D.C., on the future of jobs. For more information and to RSVP, visit the New America website.
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I hate to think who Fantasy is for....

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Daydreaming May Be Why Neurotics Are So Creative

Daydreaming May Be Why Neurotics Are So Creative | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
So, does this explain Woody Allen?
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Makes sense.

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Federal government investigating Alaska whale deaths

Federal government investigating Alaska whale deaths | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Whales are dying at an alarming rate in the western Gulf of Alaska, and federal investigators say they're determined to find out why.
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This doesn't bode well.

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How to solve driver support problems especially when you run Windows 10 on older hardware architecture

How to solve driver support problems especially when you run Windows 10 on older hardware architecture | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
In the above mentioned scenario you might be faced with various driver incompatibility problems due to producers’ lack of support which does not mean that your hardware is not Windows 10 capable (if
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Win10 wouldn't install on a dual core T7200 laptop with 4 gb RAM and a 250gb HD because it didn't like the ATI X1300 video...maybe this will fix it.

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Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think.
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My bacteria has a lot of 'splainin' to do.

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Amateur Teen Archaeologist Finds 560,000-Year-Old Pre-Human Tooth in France

Amateur Teen Archaeologist Finds 560,000-Year-Old Pre-Human Tooth in France | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Young volunteer Valentin Loescher (20) holds the tooth found by Camille Jacquey (16) at the dig in France.
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Not an easy thing to find!

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NASA finds 'Earth's bigger, older cousin'

NASA finds 'Earth's bigger, older cousin' | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own.
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Sounds like its name should be Floyd.

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New saliva test may catch Alzheimer's disease

New saliva test may catch Alzheimer's disease | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
A test detecting Alzheimer's disease early may become easily available thanks to one plentiful bodily substance: saliva, a recently released study shows.
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Very promising.

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Washington reports first U.S. measles death in 12 years

Washington reports first U.S. measles death in 12 years | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles death in the United States since 2003.
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No harm in more vaccination awareness.

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U.S. government hack could actually affect 18 million

U.S. government hack could actually affect 18 million | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Personal data of an estimated 18 million employees was compromised by a recent hack of the U.S. government - four times what the agency has acknowledged.
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Somewhat surprised they acknowledged a full 1/4 of the damage.

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We live in a poop-covered world

We live in a poop-covered world | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Last month, we heard (and were later reassured) about beards being filled with poop. It was, needless to say, a scary time for people who like scruffy...
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Hey, it's everywhere else too.

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Comcast XFINITY WiFi: Just say no

Comcast XFINITY WiFi: Just say no | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
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I found this article to offer a little more illumination on how Comcast uses some customer bandwidth.

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10 Real Victims Of The CIA’s MKULTRA Program

10 Real Victims Of The CIA’s MKULTRA Program | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Project MKULTRA is one of the most famous undertakings relating to the CIA’s efforts toward mass mind control.
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Whitey Bulger?

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