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Study: Pot Smoking Brings IQ Down

A landmark study conducted in the United States and Great Britain has confirmed something many people have suspected for decades. The study reported in the London Daily Telegraph shows that people who smoke marijuana on a regular basis over a long period are putting their intelligence - their IQ -- at serious risk.

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Did Scientists Discover a New Human Species?

The cast of ‘Jersey Shore’ aside, there’s pretty much only one kind of human being these days — but according to a new scientific discovery, it may not have always been that way.

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Taxes on Olympic Medals? Who Knew?

We didn't know it either, but it's true.  American athletes who win medals at the Olympics also get cash awards to go with the medal.  The IRS says the medals and the cash are taxable income.

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English Hotel Throws Gideon Bibles Out

In just one more example of the way Christianity is getting kicked out of public and private life, USA Today reports a small hotel in England has taken the Gideon Bibles out of all its rooms, and you won't believe what has replaced them.

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Disturbing Video Shows Kids Bullying Elderly Bus Monitor [VIDEO]

I heard Kidd Kraddick talking about this story this morning on my way to work, and my heart hurt for the woman they were talking about.

After watching this video, I am infuriated by the kids’ actions and in total shock that our youth can be so hurtful and ruthless. When I was younger, my friends and I respected adults because they were the authority figure. Now, kids don’t think the rules apply to them, and they’re not afraid of adults. I blame this on the parents and their parenting skills.

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Houston Leads Nation in Settling Refugees

Lost in Houston's famous urban sprawl, its insane traffic and stifling heat, is the fact that more refugees come to Houston than any other city in the United States.  We're talking about people who have fled their home countries for one reason or another, and have been accepted by our State Department as refugees.

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USA Leads World in Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions

It's true.  The United States is constantly vilified for being a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, for stone-walling international climate treaties like the Kyoto Protocol, and of being the source of most of the skepticism over climate change.  All three charges are true in varying degrees.

Even so, care to guess which country has had the greatest reductions in carbon dioxide emissions since 2006, a year after the controversial Kyoto Protocol went into effect?

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Wider Panama Canal Means More Texas Truck Traffic

Texas business and political leaders are sending out a serious "heads up" to cities and towns on the major highways that go to and from the Gulf Coast, and, for once, it has nothing to do with hurricanes.

They say the massive expansion of the Panama Canal that's now underway is going to double the canal's ship traffic when it's completed in 2014.  Why is this of any concern in Texas?

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