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Ocean Cleanup device breaks down, well before ridding Pacific of plastics

An ambitious project to clean up a vast tide of ocean pollution has been sidelined. The project’s 2,000-foot-long screen — which was already failing to capture plastic while stationed more than 1,000 miles off the coast of California — broke apart just before New Year’s under the constant wind and waves of the Pacific Ocean.… Read More »

Cutting Down On Drinking Can Help You Quit Smoking

Research has revealed that heavy drinkers who’re attempting to quit smoking could find that limiting their alcohol consumption could also help them to quit smoking.[1] The nicotine metabolite ratio of study participants who consumed alcohol heavily reduced as their alcohol consumption was limited. Nicotine metabolite ratio is a biomarker which indicates how fast an individual’s… Read More »

The Foxy Lady, iconic New England strip club, shut down days before Christmas rush

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — More than 200 people who work at New England’s oldest and most well-known strip club are wondering how they’ll pay for Christmas presents and bills after a city board forced the Foxy Lady to permanently close because three of its dancers had been arrested on prostitution charges. The closure was called “blatantly… Read More »