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California Implements New Restrictions on Water Use For Commercial Landscapes

California Implements New Restrictions on Water Use For Commercial Landscapes

On July 15th, the California Water Commission approved additional restrictions on water use in California, focusing on the amount of grass that can be planted on the grounds of new…

Scientists Decipher Biblical Text From 1,500-Year-Old Scroll

Scientists Decipher Biblical Text From 1,500-Year-Old Scroll

Throughout the U.S., nearly every household has access to the Bible. About 88% of homes have at least one copy of the Bible, with the average number of Bibles per…

Is Your Home Worth as Much as You Think?

Is Your Home Worth as Much as You Think?

Homeowners consistently believe that their homes are worth more than they really are, and the margin between homeowner estimates and appraiser opinions is growing. That’s the conclusion of Quicken Loans’…

Cheerleaders Now Legally Recognized Employees of Teams Based in California

Cheerleaders Now Legally Recognized Employees of Teams Based in California

California Governor Jerry Brown has passed legislation requiring sports teams to recognize professional cheerleaders as employees — not contractors — who are entitled to overtime, minimum wage, sick leave, and…

Acupuncture Can Be an Effective Treatment For Skin Disorders, New Study Finds

Acupuncture Can Be an Effective Treatment For Skin Disorders, New Study Finds

Got skin problems? Try acupuncture. A systematic review published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has found that acupuncture can improve outcome measures in the treatment of such…

Over-Chlorinated Pool Sends Children to Hospital

Over-Chlorinated Pool Sends Children to Hospital

About 25 children got sick at White Lake Water Park in North Carolina after a small amount of concentrated chlorine was pumped into the wave pool. Ted Hucks, owner of…

More Diesel-Fueled Cars Are Coming to the U.S., But Is That a Good Thing?

More Diesel-Fueled Cars Are Coming to the U.S., But Is That a Good Thing?

Could more diesel-powered cars be coming to the United States? That’s the prediction that car companies are making, as more energy-efficient cars begin to take over the market. But the…

California Almond Board to Fund New Efficiency Projects

California Almond Board to Fund New Efficiency Projects

New water and pollination projects from the Almond Board of California will aim for maximum efficiency. The projects will cost around $2.5 million dollars, and would make more progress in…

Japan’s Elderly Population Is Committing More Crimes Than Its Youth

Japan’s Elderly Population Is Committing More Crimes Than Its Youth

Populations across the world are getting older. There will be about 72.1 million older persons by 2030 — more than twice than in 2000 — in the United States. In…

Drunk Man Causes Bus Ruckus in Hong Kong

Drunk Man Causes Bus Ruckus in Hong Kong

Well, you can tack on an additional passenger to the 751,000,000 bus trips taken every year. An inebriated American tourist caused a ruckus this week, according to EJInsight.com, when he…

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