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Rare Aviation Treasures Visit Yakima Next Week As Part Of ‘Wings Of Freedom’ Tour

It has been a number of years (decades?) that the Yakima Valley has been treated to a proper Air Fair but we'll all have an excellent chance to explore, witness and learn about a number of truly unique and genuine U.S. aviation marvels beginning next Monday, June 26th through Wednesday,June 28th when the Collings Foundation’s "Wings of Freedom Tour" visits the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field.

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T-Rex – Science Says Its Bite Was A Monster

The movie world of Jurassic Park isn’t quite “historically accurate.” Um Dave, it-s-a-movie!  Stay with me, we are going someplace...

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Category: History, Science, Study
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You Are What You Are When You Drink – A Lot!

One of my all-time favorite Gary Larsen cartoons shows two cowboys facing off at an old west saloon with a bartender behind the bar and a bottle of whiskey sitting on the bar...

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PepsiCo. To Announce Earnings
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Cinnamon Pepsi Is Coming For You – Too Hot To Handle?

 

It’s in a press release so it MUST be true.  Pepsi wants to serve up the hottest drink of summer 2017 so watch for a bottle, can or 12-pack of Pepsi Fire coming soon to a convenience store near you!

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Category: food, Science
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When In The Gym, Swearing Is Actually Empowering!

Here is a workout technique that I can’t recommend but seems to have some scientific support. If your goal is all about beefing up and getting stronger, then take your chances but watch out for the kids and pick your spots...

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Philip Morris Earnings Exceed Estimates on Price Increases
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Social Smoking Is A Bigger Health Risk Than You Know

You tell yourself just being a “social” smoker limits your risk from all those bad smoking health considerations.  Afterall, its not as though you smoke a pack a day, right...

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Eduardo Parra
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The Long Assumed Medicinal Value of…Beer!

What do you take for a headache? Well unless you got it from drinking too many beers, you may want to try, well, a couple of beers! That's good news Yakima Valley Hops producers...

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Alcohol And Your Heart – The Interaction Is Immediate

So the weekend is here, nice weather is here and a cold brew or two –or more- may be on the schedule.  Common sense says take it easy but investigative science says so too and the researchers went all the way to Germany and Oktoberfest to prove it...

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Best of The Munchies: People's Choice Food Awards Presented by PepsiCo Hosted by Andrew Zimmern - Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival
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Want An Energy Kickstart? Take The Stairs!

 

Caffeine in lane one, exercise in lane two and the race to invigoration is on! Many of us searching for an afternoon energy boost look to a caffeinated soda but you can save on the sugar, save 75 cents (or more) and get the boost you seek simply by taking the stairs.

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Dr. John McVicker implants an electrode into the brain of Nikki Jones. Jones, who has suffered from Parkinsons disease for some 20 years, is undergoing deep-brain-stimulation surgery, at Swedish Hospital, in hopes of alleviating her worsening symptoms.
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It’s All In Your Head – Let’s Stimulate It A Bit

You’re overweight. But you know it and you are looking for anything that might help.  How about checking the fridge door.  Not what’s inside but what’s hanging on the outside...

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