CrustaStun To Zap Your Lobsters

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As Humane as this Zapper is, it will be worthless when the depleted oceans are empty!

It seems that just killing a lobster (or any kind of shellfish for that matter) to eat isn’t enough; some people might want to make sure that it’s killed in a humane way, though “humane” might not be the best word to apply to a shellfish. Enter the CrustaStun system, which kills shellfish with an electric charge, so the crustacean feels “no pain or distress”.

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Men With Big Muscles Are 40% Less Likely To Die From Cancer

Men With Big Muscles Are 40% Less Likely To Die From Cancer

Men who pump iron are 40% less likely to die from cancer than men who do not pump iron

Men with stronger muscles from regular weight training are up to 40 per cent less likely to die from cancer than men who do not pump iron, according to new research.  The findings, by an international team of researchers, suggest muscular strength is as important as staying slim and eating healthily when it comes to protecting the body against deadly tumors.

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Fish Agility Training Set

Fish Agility Training Set 

 

So far Hammacher Schlemmer has managed to avoid the unfortunate demise of The Sharper Image by keeping their catalog stocked with unique items that don’t immediately make you think “crap!” But it’s items like this that make me wonder if the road to SharperImageTown isn’t just a few short turns away. The Fish Agility Training Set will apparently allow you to teach your ‘pet’ fish a series of underwater activities like swimming through hoops, pushing a soccer ball or navigating a slalom course. Instead of their usual routine of eat, swim, eat, swim, eat, swim, die.

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Feel and Act Younger, Live Longer

Feel and Act Younger, Live Longer 

After tracking 516 men and women ages 70 and over over a six-year period, the results of the Berlin Aging Study will soon be published in the Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Science. The study was conducted by the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin and the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.

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iStan: Medical Dummy Mimics Live Patient

iStan: Medical Dummy Mimics Live Patient 

 iStan Medical Dummy

If your knowledge of America’s medical training technology is comprised only of that disembodied torso of a dummy you practiced CPR on back in high school, you might think that we’re a little behind other nations, such as Japan and its high-tech professional toys. Not so, however – just take a look at the iStan. When a firefighter or medical professional reaches you during an emergency, advanced dummies like the iStan make sure they won’t be practicing on you. They’ll already know what to do.

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Colony Collapse Disorder – The Global Bee Plague

Colony Collapse Disorder - The Global Bee Plague

The cause of Colony Collapse Disorder still remains a mystery

A recent survey found that about 35% of all the colonies in the U.S. died last winter. Of those that died, 71% died of natural causes, 29% from symptoms that are suspected of being colony collapse disorder. Doing the math that comes to at least 10% of all the bees in the U.S. last year died of Colony Collapse Disorder.

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Men Are More Likely to Die of a Broken Heart

 Men Are More Likely to Die of a Broken Heart

Doctors have long understood the impact of grief on one’s health. Now, a new study has revealed how fragile a broken heart can really be.

Researchers in Britain have found that bereft people face the risk of death in the first year of being widowed. In fact, men are six times more likely to die of a broken heart than women.


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