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Exercise Makes You Crave Money Less: Craving cash? You could always try earning it — or, according to new research, just go for a run.

A southwest Atlanta man has won his second $1 million Georgia Lottery prize. Delma Kinney, who will celebrate his 51st birthday Dec. 5, recently won a $1 million prize playing the instant game Super Millions.

A medical marijuana law in the state of Montana is being used for large-scale drug trafficking, federal prosecutors said, days after the U.S. government raided facilities across the state. The raids on Monday capped an 18-month investigation of marijuana trafficking statewide, the U.S. Attorney for Montana, Michael Cotter, said in a statement.

In 2002, arthritis sufferer Joe de Casa was working in his Northamptonshire garden in England when a venomous snake bit him. After surviving the bite, de Casa, who struggles with arthritis, claimed that the following months provided his only pain-free days in years. Such anecdotal claims, including teachings in India’s centuries’ old Ayurveda traditional medicine [...]

A “danger receptor” that may kick-start an immune reaction to cancer in the body has been found by UK researchers. It picks up signs of cell death caused by injury or tumours and mobilises the body’s defences, Nature reports. The finding may explain why some tumour-killing drugs partly work by setting off an immune response. [...]

Cow’s Urine a New Soda Sensation?

Posted: 13th February 2009 by Simo Häyhä in Oddly Enough, Politics
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A hardline Hindu organization, known for its opposition to “corrupting” Western food imports, is planning to launch a new soft drink made from cow’s urine, often seen as sacred in parts of India. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), or National Volunteer Corps, said the bovine beverage is undergoing laboratory tests for [...]