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Research Shows Sitting Can Kill You

People who sit most of the day have a 54 percent greater risk of heart attack than those who spend a good chunk of the day standing.

Researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana came to this conclusion after analyzing the lifestyles of more than 17,000 men and women over 13 years.

The scientists found that even non-smokers who exercise regularly and would be considered in good shape double their risk for heart attack if their job requires them to sit most of the time.

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WOMEN MORE LIKELY TO SABOTAGE WOMEN AT WORK

Women: it's actually a female boss who is most likely to wreck your chances of a promotion, according to the London Daily Mail.

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Are Partisans Hard Wired For Their Particular Political Perspectives?

STUDY: BRAIN DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LIBERALS, CONSERVATIVES:

An intriguing new study has found brain differences between people who identify as politically liberal and those who identify as politically conservative.

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Want To Stand Out In A Crowd? Get Mad!

'ANGRY MAN' IS THE MOST NOTICEABLE FACE:

The faces of angry men are more noticeable than any others. To both men and women, angry male faces "stand out" in a crowd of other faces; they are more immediately noticeable than angry female faces or other faces with other expressions.

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‘Rock Vomit’ Causing Problems in Alaska [VIDEOS]

By the looks of it, you'd think a band of Alaskan creatures threw a rockin' party and had a bit too much to drink.

That's because an invasive species, nicknamed "rock vomit," has infiltrated the state, covering plants, rocks, seashells, boats and any other hard surface with a substance eerily similar to puke.

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Cobras Harvested For Indonesian Burger Trade
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Cagey Cobra Needs A Name


  • Cleopatra -- Egypt's last pharaoh who is said to have killed herself with a snake bite
  • Mia -- To stand for "missing in action"
  • Subira -- Egyptian word for "patience"
  • Amaunet -- Ancient Egyptian goddess whose name means "the female hidden one"
  • Agnes -- Greek for pure or holy, also a reference to St. Agnes

The Bronx Zoo has revealed the five finalists it had whittled down from more than 33,000 suggested names that were submitted by the public for its now-famous Egyptian cobra, which made international headlines when it escaped for six days before being recaptured in the zoo's Reptile House.

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Getting Hitched 8 Years Later Than Mom

THE AVERAGE BRIDE IS 30:

The typical first-time bride is now 30-years-old when she walks down the aisle, official figures have revealed. Women today are on average nearly eight years older than their mothers were when they married for the first time.

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Obama is Awesome – Iraq Versus Libya Parody [VIDEO]

The computer generated images and voices give the debate a comedic feel...but what's not funny is the comparison. Have you ever been involved in THIS conversation????

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Don’t Do It Ladies, Men Don’t Approve

What Women's Fashion Trends Do Men Hate?

What women's fashion trends do men hate, even though the ladies themselves might love them? Yahoo! Shine's style blog "The Thread" set out to find out, doing their own survey to find guy's least favorite trends, and came up with these six:

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Sneaky Snake has Team of Tweeters

MISSING COBRA HAS ALMOST 100K FOLLOWERS ON TWITTER

: A Twitter user with an a great sense of imagination has started an account for the Bronx Zoo's missing Egyptian cobra.

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