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Less Sleep Makes The Brain Age Faster, Research Shows”

New research shows getting less sleep can age the brain faster. For every hour of reduced sleep duration, the researchers found an incremental annual expansion of the brain ventricles and an annual incremental decline in global cognitive performance. “Though faster brain ventricle enlargement is a marker for cognitive decline and the development of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s,”... 

L’Oréal Anti Aging Youth Code Advertising Claims Deceptive, FTC Charges

L’Oréal and the Federal Trade Commission reached a proposed settlement that they would end advertising claims on two anti-wrinkle products. L’Oréal is charged of unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and the making of false advertisements, in or affecting commerce in violation of Sections 5(a) and 12 of the Federal Trade Commission Act. In a statement Monday, the FTC said the proposed... 

Ford Teams Up with Fisher Price and Releases 2015 Ford F-150 Power Wheels Toy

Ford and Fisher-Price are teaming up to release a 2015 Ford F-150 Power Wheels toy. The children’s toy is expected to retail for $349.99 USD and will be released in September. It’s based on designs shared by Ford to Fisher-Price nine months ahead of the trucks reveal at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In a press release, Fisher Price says, “The sporty “chrome”... 

Velveeta Recalled in Midwest by Kraft Foods Due to Not Having Enough Preservatives

Kraft Foods recalled 260 cases of Velveeta cheese sold at Walmart stores across the Midwest because it didn’t have enough preservatives. This recall affects one batch of product made on one manufacturing line during a few hours of production.  The product was shipped to three Walmart distribution centers and may have been redistributed to stores in up to 12 Midwest states. The affected products... 

Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers 2014: New York Best and South Dakota Worst

Researchers analyzed data to determine vehicle crash death rates in the 50 most populous areas of the United States and compared them to national rates. Wallet Hub then looked at other safety and financial data to create an in-depth analysis of the best and worst states for teen drivers overall. “Using 16 key metrics, WalletHub has identified the Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers. We... 

Hidden Painting Found Under Picasso’s ‘The Blue Room’: Who is the Man?

Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s first masterpieces, “The Blue Room.” Conservators have long suspected there might be something under the surface of “The Blue Room,” that depicts a nude woman bathing, which has been part of The Phillips Collection in Washington since 1927. “This painting ‘The Blue Room’ is very important... 

Walking 6,000 Steps a Day May Help Improve Knee Arthritis

A new study shows that walking 6,000 steps, the equivalent of an hour a day may help improve knee arthritis and prevent disability. The study, funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research suggests that walking 6,000 or more steps per day may protect those with or at risk of knee of OA... 

Texas Mansion Falling off Cliff into Lake Whitney

A vacant luxury house on a cliff located at Lake Whitney in Texas has started to collapse into the water. The edge of the 4,000 square foot house on Overlook Court was dangling about 75 feet above Lake Whitney shoreline after part of it had broken off. Soil and other debris could be seen falling from the foundation of the home. Chief Deputy Mark Wilson confirmed that another chunk of the house broke... 

Waitress Forced to Return $1,000 Tip

A North Carolina Waffle House waitress received a $1,000 tip, but wasn’t allowed to keep it. Shaina Brown was working the late shift on May 11, Mother’s Day, at the Waffle House on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. One person who was extremely impressed with her kindness and personality told her that they were “going to bless [you] tonight.” When it came time to pay the check,... 

World’s Oldest Man, Alexander Imich Dies at Age 111 in New York

The world’s oldest man, Alexander Imich died on Sunday in his New York City home at age 111. Longtime friend Michael Mannion reported that Mr. Imich was highly agitated four days before his death. He was speaking Polish and Russian to spirits he felt were around him. He was treated with medication and died peacefully. He was not agitated just before dying. Imich attributed his longevity to good... 
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