Those keypads are teeming with microbes. (Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP)

Dirty Money

ATMs Dispense Germs and Drugs with Cash We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door handles and park benches. We pass these tiny organisms to each other when we share a handshake or a seat on the
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Robin Williams at a press conference for his CBS sitcom

Thanks for the Memories

Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide UPDATE: Robin Williams died because of asphyxia from hanging himself in his California home, police confirmed Tuesday. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office said Williams suffered “acute superficial” cuts to his wrist, and that a pocket blade
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Are Oreos as addictive as cocaine? (Source: Yahoo! News)

Cookies & Cocaine

Are Oreos Taking to the Streets? This week’s big health headline seems to confirm something we’ve always suspected: Oreos are just as addictive as hard drugs. Personally, my first thought was that the cream had something to do with it. But is this true? Actually, it seems that
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