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Energy Drinks: A Boost in the Wrong Direction?

March 11, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Energy drinks—you see them at X Games events, basketball arenas, and rock concerts. You can even “fan” some of them on Facebook. What these brands don’t tell you, and what science is now showing us, is that their drinks can really be unhealthy. Read More »

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Let's Talk: Images and Videos

March 08, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Ready for another question? Without you, our readers, the SBB wouldn't be worth much. So, keep telling us what you think. Question #5: Do the images and videos on the blog catch your eye? If not, what would you recommend changing? Read More »

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What Happened to Mark?

March 02, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

The news story said Mark McGwire's voice "cracked with emotion" when he finally admitted to the world he had used steroids for 10 years, including the season he broke the home run record, hitting 70 slammers in 1998. Read More »

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Do Scientists Light Up?

February 23, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Have you seen Avatar? Awesome special effects. And you had to love the story, especially if you're into science. But there was this one thing ...the top scientist (played by Sigorney Weaver) was a chain smoker. WHAT WAS THAT ALL ABOUT? Read More »

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Eminem and Elton John

February 19, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Musician Elton John recently said he’s been helping rapper pal Eminem work through his problems with substance abuse.  Read More »

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