In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach. Not strong enough to knock over the pitcher, the bird drops pebbles into it -- one at a time -- until the water level rises enough for him to drink his fill. New research demonstrates the birds' intellectual prowess may be more fact than fiction.
Researchers are working to protect consumer data by using companies spam volume to evaluate its security vulnerability through the SpamRankings.net project.
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Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
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Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
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Title: Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
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Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: 2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 4:36:00 PM
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Title: American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 4:36:00 PM
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Title: Tips for Beating BBQ Burns
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 5:36:00 PM
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Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer [Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 5:36:00 PM
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Health Tip: Eating for Your Age [Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Health Tip: Eating for Your Age
Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2014 7:35:00 AM
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Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2014 9:35:00 AM
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Title: Caffeine Powder: FAQ
Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2014 11:00:00 AM
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Sometimes when I'm stressed, and need relief, I'll conjure up a memory of a picturesque landscape and use the natural world as an antidote for emotional distress and malaise -- "landscape therapy," I sometimes call it.

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Satire: Snideness that Satisfies [Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:37:46 +0000]
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There's something inherently satisfying about poking fun at public figures, but good satire is about more than just poking fun at people. It calls our attention to important but possibly scary or forbidden things in a palatable way.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
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Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar [Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Category: Health News
Created: 7/14/2014 9:36:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2014 4:35:00 PM
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