Monthly Archives: November 2007

Brazilian Race Car Drive Wins “Dancing with the Stars”… Yeah!

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brazilian race car driver Helio Castroneves beat out English pop singer Melanie Brown on Tuesday to win "Dancing with the Stars," America’s most popular television show that pits celebrities’ ballroom dancing skills.   Castroneves and his reigning … Continue reading

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Foods Influence Mood

If you brood too much, and your mood’s too blue, it could be your food that’s keeping you funky, according to nutritionist Vicki Koenig and dietician Susan Kleiner. Koenig says many foods have a positive effect on your mood by … Continue reading

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Thompson Rips Fox News For Bias

Republican Fred Thompson accused Fox News of bias on Sunday, saying the network skews things against him while claiming his presidential campaign is in trouble. "This has been a constant mantra of Fox, to tell you the truth," Thompson told … Continue reading

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Big Brother Is Tracking You

Technology is making it easier to track and apprehend criminals in real time, but some civil libertarians worry that Fourth Amendment protections are being flouted in the process. Many new cell phones come equipped with tracking devices that can pinpoint … Continue reading

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Vaccines Threaten Up to 44,000 U.S. Soldiers

A U.S. soldier in Iraq, Pfc. Leif Hamre, 22, may face dismissal for refusing the anthrax vaccine. According to his own statements, he’s already been given an Article 15 – a non-judicial military punishment – including being taken off missions, … Continue reading

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iPods Damage Hearing

Call it acoustic trauma or noise-induced hearing loss. By any name, it’s the most important preventable cause of permanent hearing loss. Up to 28 million Americans have impaired hearing; for as many as a third, acoustic trauma is a significant … Continue reading

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‘Wizard of Oz Munchkins’ Get Star On Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Almost 70 years after ”The Wizard of Oz" premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, a few of the film’s Munchkins made a grand entrance there Tuesday to receive a collective star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. … Continue reading

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