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Kingwood Woman Getting Double Arm Transplant

The Houston Chronicle reports a Kingwood woman who lost both arms and both legs after a massive infection is in line to become the first in the country to get double arm transplants above the elbow.

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Astronomer Says Confirmation of Alien Life Is Only 40 Years Away

Aliens have long been major players in science fiction and pop culture, but according to the Queen’s astronomer, Lord Martin Rees, scientists are now within 40 years of actually confirming their (non-fictional) existence.

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Prisons Find Legal Way to Block Cell Phones

No matter how annoying many people are with their cellphones, we can't stop them because it's illegal to jam radio signals. Cellphones smuggled to prison inmates are also a serious problem, but the Lufkin News reports Texas prisons are getting electronic help to fight cell phone calls -- legally.

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Did “Smart Meter” Cause House Fire?

A Houston woman is blaming a so-called "Smart Electric Meter" for a fire that destroyed her home.

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Is Modern Technology Making Us Fat?

It’s no secret that a sedentary lifestyle promotes obesity, but a new study by the Milken Institute in California confirms the negative impact of TVs and computers while adding a frightening statistic — for every 10 percent increase a country spends on technology, that country’s obesity rate climbs.

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Botox Helps Stroke Victims? Who Knew?

It's true.  Botox does a lot more than just smooth out facial wrinkles and make you look younger.  Doctors at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research in Houston are using Botox to help stroke victims regain control of their hands and arms.

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Night Vision Camera App Amazingly Lets You Take Pictures in the Dark

So, now not only can you be a night owl, you can record what you see as well.

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High School Senior Combats Bullying With ‘Good News Only’ Twitter

Kevin Curwick is a senior at Osseo High School in Osseo, MN. He’s also the captain of the school’s football team — which makes him an unlikely candidate for cyberbullying.

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