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Pizza-Delivering Drones? Domino’s Gives It A Shot

Pizza-Delivering Drones? Domino’s Gives It A Shot

| June 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Domino’s Pizza has developed a prototype for aerial pizza delivery. A promotional video follows a custom-built, remote-controlled helicopter as it soars above the countryside carrying two large pizzas. But aviation rules make it unlikely that drone delivery will arrive anytime soon.

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KQED’s Forum: Study Links Alcohol to Cancer Deaths

KQED’s Forum: Study Links Alcohol to Cancer Deaths

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new study finds that even moderate alcohol consumption can increase the risk of cancer-related death. KQED’s Forum hears from one of the study’s authors, who says alcohol is responsible for 20,000 cancer deaths every year. But the study is not without controversy. Some researchers say alcohol may have certain health benefits, and that it’s risky to advocate total abstinence. Forum looks at the mechanism by which alcohol may increase cancer death. Should you give up booze altogether?

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Brini Maxwell: Drag Queen of Domesticity

Brini Maxwell: Drag Queen of Domesticity

| August 24, 2007 | 2 Comments

I wish I’d thought of that little tag line, but I didn’t. Sometimes, I think I spend far too much time sitting in front of my computer. Instead of doing something beneficial to myself, like exercising or cleaning my refrigerator, I troll sites like neatorama and thesuperficial.com. I’ve wasted hours online staring at folks making […]

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