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Scientists find natural hormone that counteracts marijuana high

Pregnenolone might be released by the body to fight the nice feelings created by pot. At least that's what French scientists believe.

By January 5, 2014

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Peter Thiel takes HGH, plans to live until he's 120

The venture capitalist and libertarian offers that he takes HGH to boost his muscles and longevity. But why choose 120? Why not live forever?

By December 19, 2014

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'Pink slime' in burgers? McDonald's hires former MythBuster to find out

Beef patties pumped full of hormones, fillers and preservatives? Grant Imahara visits a food-processing plant to discover what exactly goes into a McDonald's burger.

By October 15, 2014

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Taqueria vending machine? Say hola to Burritobox

A Los Angeles gas station is home to a new kind of convenient fast food. Grab five varieties of burritos made with ingredients free from hormones or antibiotics at the "world's first burrito kiosk."

By January 10, 2014

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Science secrets of the scariest haunted houses

ScareHouse taps into neuroscience to take the experience from spooky to psychological thriller. Some visitors get so freaked they end up using their safe word.

By October 31, 2013

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Apple sued because its devices display porn

A possibly optimistic lawsuit brought by a Nashville lawyer insists that all Apple products should have an antiporn filter.

By July 12, 2013

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Teens: Facebook is just, like, too much drama

In a new Pew Report on teens and their social-networking habits, Twitter appears to be offering a resurgence, while Facebook may be losing impact. Because Facebook is just, well, too much.

By May 21, 2013

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€250,000 lab-grown burger heading to London

A researcher at Maastricht University in the Netherlands has managed to grow a burger patty in a lab from stem cells.

By May 13, 2013

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Recon 2: The Google map of the human body

An international group of researchers hopes their map of the human metabolism will allow them to peer into the human body as if in "street view."

By March 7, 2013

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Bolting your food? Put on the brakes with HapiFork

Slow down, savor your food, and maybe lose a few pounds with this vibrating utensil.

By January 6, 2013