Scientists find 'manager' gene

Funny story: Scientists find 'manager' gene

(BOSTON) - Scientists have isolated the gene responsible for manager-like behavior, according to a study to be published in next month's Journal of New England Medicine.

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Bush Focuses on 'The Real Terrorists' - Legion of Doom

Funny story: Bush Focuses on 'The Real Terrorists' - Legion of Doom

At a press conference held earlier this morning, Bush announced his new plans to fight terrorism. "While we have made great leaps in bounds on the War against Terrorism, we have been looking over the most dangerous terrorists known to Man - The...

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Sex Causes Babies - So Chinese Say

Funny story: Sex Causes Babies - So Chinese Say

Scientists in the People's Republic of China announced findings today which suggest that sexual intercourse leads to pregnancy. Long believed in the closed ranks of Chinese science to be nothing more than western propaganda, the findings came as a c...

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Commission says tattoos are deadly

MADRID, Spain -- A European commission warned that tattooing puts poisonous chemicals into the skin. It has something to do with "widespread ignorance about the substances used in tattooing dyes."...

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What's in a title? A lot of words, that's what

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Jaws was a short movie title. So was Suspicion and, of course, the shortest was M. Things have changed. Today movie titles are anything but succinct.

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Study says doctors don't tell patients all they know about conditions, blame insurance coverage

BELLPATTON, Iowa -- A study recently showed that "nearly one in three doctors reports withholding information from patients about useful medical services that aren't covered by their health insurance companies, and the number may be on the rise."

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Hawaii beaches voted best in America

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Hawaii's Kaanapali Beach was just voted this year's "America's Best Beach" by a coastal scientist who praised its white coral sand, clear emerald-green waters and starfish population. The three-mile plot of sand is on the dry and su...

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Rio named 'Friendliest City in the World'

JOBIM, N.H. -- Though it is infamous for its crowds and danger, Rio de Janeiro has been named "the friendliest city in the world." A new study revealed the honor, with runners-up San Jose in Costa Rica and Madrid, Spain. Newark, New Jersey did not ma...

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Fly fossil in Antarctica changes view of region's history

COLDWATER, Alaska -- A tiny fossil of a fly was discovered 300 miles from the South Pole and the discoverers feel this could help scientists figure out what life was like millions of years ago in Antarctica, an area usually covered with snow and ice...

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Flawed gene could be cause of common depression

BANGBOOM, Wisconsin -- Scientists say they've identified a flawed gene that seems to promote manic-depression, or bipolar disorder, or BD, or Bi-DO, or Bip Dis. They hope the finding could eventually help guide scientists to new treatments for an all...

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The Day After Tomorrow no Day at the Beach for George W. Bush

President George W. Bush has cancelled all his appointments and fund raising trips for the next week after viewing a White House screening of the film ‘The Day After Tomorrow'. The President, apparently believing the film was actually a Homeland Secu...

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Mossad hails new Iraq PM Allawi as former Moscow bureau chief

In scenes reminiscent of the day when ex- Daily Mirror newspaper boss Robert Maxwell was found floating in the Med under his yacht The Ghislaine, Israeli security service Mossad last night held a celebratory champagne reception at the President Geor...

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Yale Declares Bankruptcy

Funny story: Yale Declares Bankruptcy

New Haven, Connecticut (AP)...

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World loses touch of time

What time is it? Sorry, nobody knows. The 'freak mishap' occurred after Swiss watchmakers went on strike. The Big Ben in London stopped working a few milliseconds later.

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Bush eats Rice for dinner

United States President George Bush last night ate National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice for dinner.

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Greenpeace award for Bush

Greenpeace has presented the United States President George W Bush the Environmentalist of the Century Award at a function at the White House on Sunday.

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Tony Blair admits: Jayson Blair my son

British Prime Minister Tony Blair admitted that reporter Jayson Blair, who quit The New York Times after he had plagiarised and fabricated dozens of stories, is his son.

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Dinosaur Reality Show Is Racist

Funny story: Dinosaur Reality Show Is Racist

May 29, 2004 (Hollywood, CA) -...

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Bruce Campbell: Enough Is Enough

Funny story: Bruce Campbell: Enough Is Enough

May 28, 2004 (Hollywood, CA) -...

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UPS Declares War On FEDEX! Gun Battles Erupt Nation Wide!

Funny story: UPS Declares War On FEDEX! Gun Battles Erupt Nation Wide!

Unconfirmed Sources report that The United Parcel Service has launched a pre-emptive strike on rival shipping firm Federal Express. UPS Forces launched dozens of coordinated attacks on FedEx processing depots across the nation. During the attacks UPS...

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