The Majesty of the Big Blue Whale

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Quick: what’s the largest animal ever to inhabit the earth. The dinosaurs? Nope – it’s actually the blue whale. If you know this, either you’ve been paying attention at elementary school or you’re an avid naturalist.

The blue whale is big. Phenomenally big: it’s almost the size of a space shuttle orbiter, or if you don’t know how big that is, just go to your local basketball court. The blue whale is longer than it. They’re also mysterious: despite their size, blue whales are so rare that even experts know little about them.

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Eat a Big Breakfast to Lose Weight

 Eat a Big Breakfast to Lose Weight

 Losing weight ends up being a bizarre state of mind where the rules of physics don’t apply

Want to shed those extra pounds? Well, all you need to do is start eating a big breakfast, according to a new study.

The study, conducted by Dr Daniela Jakubowicz from Virginia Commonwealth University, found that women who eat half of their daily calories first thing in the morning lose more weight in the long term than those who start the day with a small breakfast.

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