News from the Field

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Lazy? Blame Your Genes

Next time you can't gather the willpower to lace up your running shoes and go for a jog, blame your genes. Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified a possible link between the... Read More

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World's Most Haunted Island for Sale

In hopes of reducing the country's public debt, the Italian government has put the small island of Poveglia up for sale. Thought to be one of the most haunted places on earth, the island will be... Read More

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We May Have Reached "Peak Beard"

Beards are back, but maybe not for long. New research suggests that we may have reached "peak beard," a scenario in which the attractiveness of facial hair begins to decrease. As more people grow... Read More

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Driver Hits Cyclist, "Doesn't Care"

According to official phone records, Kimberly Davis of Koroit, Australia, was texting with seven different people when she struck a cyclist from behind, injuring his spine and nearly paralyzing... Read More

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Lonely Panda Cheered Up with Television

Rarely are depressed patients encouraged to spend more time in front of the television, but after giant panda Sijia began exhibiting symptoms of depression, her keepers at Yunnan Wild Animal Park... Read More