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It’s named the Verrückt, which in German means “insane”. At 168 feet tall, or 17 stories high, it has the seal of approval from Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest water slide. To be among the first to ride it,...
Last week, the scientific journal Nature retracted two papers which claimed that skin cells could be turned into stem cells. PBS NewsHour interviewed lead author Dr. Charles Vacanti of Brigham and Women’s Hospital about the studies in January....
2012 Olympics Men’s Road Race passing through Oxshott, Surrey. Photo by Flickr user RS Deakin. A recent study, published online by the Journal of Men’s Health, indicates an increased risk for prostate cancer in male cyclists over the age of...
Cleveland skyline by Flickr user Theodore Ferringer. WASHINGTON — Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP’s 2016 presidential pick will accept the party’s nomination in...
Employers may not correct you, but they’ll always be judging your writing and grammar. Nick Corcodilos offers tips on where to get help if you don’t know the rules. Photo by Flickr user Jaboney. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in...
President Obama speaks on the economy in Minneapolis, Minnesota June 27. Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: President Obama embarks on three-day trip The president’s conflicting messages on border crisis 2014 watch:...