Originally published on Tue December 11, 2012 9:34 pm
If you buy fish in New York City, particularly from a small market or restaurant, there's a pretty good chance it won't be the fish it claims to be.
Originally published on Tue December 11, 2012 5:13 pm
The controversial paraphrased quote on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be removed.
A plan to remove the "Drum Major" inscription was approved Tuesday by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Here's more from the statement announcing the move:
Originally published on Wed December 12, 2012 4:54 pm
Antonio, Domingo and Pepe are old friends in their late 40s and 50s. All unemployed, they meet most mornings for coffee and cigarettes in Madrid's Puerta del Sol square and rant about the government.
The nation's civil service is a particularly attractive target. The men grumble about what they imagine is the life of a government worker — long coffee breaks, siestas and lots of paid time off.
"They earn much more than they're worth," Antonio says. "That's something that's got to change. They earn a lot, and they hardly do anything."
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Originally published on Thu December 13, 2012 4:20 pm
Who doesn't know that smoking pot can make you want to pig out?
Now researchers say it may work the other way around, too.
Children between the ages of 9 and 15 who went on eating binges at least once a week were roughly twice as likely to use marijuana or to show strong signs of depression as those who didn't.
Researchers found that 29 percent of adolescents who had episodes of binge eating later went on to use marijuana, compared with 17 percent of adolescents who never binge ate.