Interior Department to Spend $600K to Radio Track Bats

Bats (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – The Interior Department through its Bureau of Reclamation has announced a $600,000 grant opportunity to capture and radio track California leaf-nosed bats and Townsend’s big-eared bats “from foraging areas and roosting areas to determine and describe the distribution of foraging distances (or distance to resources).” “Given that leaf-nosed bats are […]




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Name your price for six sweet Android games

Humble Bundle’s latest includes six extremely good Android games — and their desktop counterparts! (Credit: Humble Bundle) People who know me know I love a good game bundle, especially when it benefits charity. Everybody wins. The Humble Bundle folks have put together one of the better collections I’ve seen, with a focus on Android but […]




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Popular Morning Sickness Drug Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Popular Morning Sickness Drug Safe in Pregnancy: Study By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) — The anti-nausea medication metoclopramide appears to be a safe and effective treatment for morning sickness, Danish researchers report. More than 40,000 women exposed to metoclopramide while pregnant did not face any increased risk of birth defects […]




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U.S. Lawmakers Begin Last-Ditch Effort on Debt Ceiling

* Senate leaders said close to deal * Fate of proposal in House remains uncertain * Borrowing authority set to expire on Thursday * Markets hold steady on hopes for last-minute deal By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate prepared for a last ditch effort on Wednesday to avoid a historic […]




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Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics With Heart Disease

Diabetes With Heart Disease: Bypass vs. Angioplasty By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Heart Disease TUESDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) — Generally, the less invasive a surgical procedure is, the better. But, that’s not necessarily true for people with diabetes. Recent research has found lower death rates and fewer heart attacks […]




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Hating Cruz for Standing Firm: ‘Go Ahead and Do It, Hotshot’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told reporters on Monday that he’ll wait to see the details before deciding whether to delay a Senate vote on an emerging deal to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit. “We need to see what the details are,” Politico quoted […]




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Get a Canon wide-format printer for $99 shipped

Big printer, small price. (Credit: Canon) If you’re serious about photography, or at least semiserious, you probably love turning your pictures into prints. Sure, your average inkjet can do that, but not with pro-level results, and probably not any larger than 8.5 x 11 inches. No, to get bigger, better output, you need a bigger, […]




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‘Craze’ Sports Supplement Contains Meth-Like Substance: Report

‘Craze’ Sports Supplement Contains Meth-Like Substance: Report Two popular supplements appear to contain a chemical similar to methamphetamine, according to an investigation by USA Today. The products include the Craze pre-workout powder, made by New York-based Driven Sports, and a pill called Detonate, marketed as a diet aid by New Jersey-based Gaspari Nutrition. Both are […]




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Lew’s Testimony on Debt Mirrors SEC’s Definition of Ponzi Scheme

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) When Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testified in the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday, urging Congress to enact a new law allowing the administration to increase the federal debt, his description of how the Treasury handles that debt mirrored the Securities and Exchange Commission’s definition of a Ponzi Scheme. […]




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Exercise Might Boost Men’s Sperm Counts, Study Finds

Exercise Might Boost Men’s Sperm Counts By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 14 (HealthDay News) — Exercise may boost a man’s sperm count, and therefore may improve a couple’s chances of conception, according to a new study. In particular, men who lift weights or spend time working or exercising outdoors tended to have a […]




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Yoga Fails to Cool Hot Flashes, But May Aid Sleep

Yoga Fails to Cool Hot Flashes, But May Aid Sleep By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) — Practicing yoga may not ease menopausal hot flashes, but it might help women sleep a bit easier, a new clinical trial suggests. Right now, hormone therapy is the most effective treatment for the hot […]




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Pelosi Won’t Say If She’s Read It To Find Out What’s In It

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) (CNSNews.com) – As House Speaker in 2010, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) famously said of Obamacare, “we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what’s in it.” This week, when asked whether she has read the 10,535 pages of Obamacare regulations […]




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