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Want to visit Mars? Applications being taken

At least 20,000 really adventurous people have applied for a crack at a permanent trip to the red planet. After only one week, submissions to the Mars One project are pouring in — 600 from China alone. Although the trip and training sound daunting, the requirements for candidates are wide open: If you show resilience, [...]

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Mmm! Taste of beer triggers good feelings in the brain

The taste of beer, without its alcoholic effects, may be enough to trigger  the release of the pleasure chemical dopamine in the brain, a study finds. To see how the taste of beer affects the brain,  researchers gave a group of men tiny tastes of beer, and as the men sipped the  beer, the researchers [...]

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Other wife found on Facebook: ‘Friends’ on Facebook reveal bigamous relationship

In a bizarre story involving Facebook “friends,” a Washington man has been charged with bigamy after the social media site revealed he had married two woman. CBS News reported April 16 that 41-year-old Alan L. O’Neill, a Washington state corrections officer, married a woman in 2001, separated from her eight years later, then changed his [...]

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Dennis Rodman Will Return to North Korea on August 1

Dennis Rodman, the pierced and pugnacious former Chicago Bulls star, says he’s excited to hang out with his new best friend Kim Jong-Un when he heads back to Pyongyang this summer. Wearing a white fedora on his head and a drag queen on his arm, the athlete told the press about his plans during a [...]

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Japan’s ‘Girlfriend Coat’ Can Hug You and Whisper in Your Ear

A team of Japanese engineering students has invented a ‘fulfillment coat’ that may be perfect for those lonely souls in search of girlfriends — like, for example, Japanese engineering students. The team at the University of Tsukuba have developed what they call the Riajyuu coat, which hugs you just like a girlfriend does. According to [...]

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