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‘Do not vape. Do not utilize Juul’: Juul CEO concerns plain cautioning to nonsmokers as he confesses long-lasting results of vaping are unidentified

‘Do not vape. Do not utilize Juul’: Juul CEO concerns plain...

Juul Labs CEO Kevin Burns issued a stark warning to nonsmokers about the company's vaping products. "Don't vape. Don't use Juul," Juul CEO Kevin Burns told Tony Dokoupil in an interview that aired Thursday on "CBS This Morning." "Don't start using nicotine if you don't have a preexisting relationship with nicotine," he said. "Don't use…
Appreciation, Do Not Tease, And Other Tips To Assist Kids With Their Weight

Appreciation, Do Not Tease, And Other Tips To Assist Kids With...

Dale Knuth, now 58, says in childhood that her weight was a source of anguish — largely because of how her family treated her. "I had a brother who tormented me constantly," she says. "If I came home from school and was hungry and ate an apple, I'd be called a cow, or a pig…
Do not Stress over the ‘Terrific Pyramid-Sized’ Asteroid Fee to Zip Past the Earth Today

Do not Stress over the ‘Terrific Pyramid-Sized’ Asteroid Fee to Zip...

An artistic depiction shows a huge asteroid about to slam into Earth. Credit: Shutterstock You might have seen a news alert that an asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza is going to zip past Earth today (July 24). It's true, but don't worry. If an asteroid were going to kill you, you…
Do not look now, however a large asteroid simply buzzed our planet

Do not look now, however a large asteroid simply buzzed our...

This NASA illustration depicts an asteroid during a close approach. NASA The largest asteroid to come within one lunar distance of Earth so far this year flew by us about midday Wednesday. And we all survived. Asteroid 2019 NN3 could be as big as a fancy mansion or a sizable warehouse. It was first spotted…
‘I Do Not Feel Safe’: Puerto Rico Preps For Next Storm Without Enough Federal Government Aid

‘I Do Not Feel Safe’: Puerto Rico Preps For Next Storm...

In Utuado, Puerto Rico, construction work is still going on to replace a bridge destroyed in Hurricane Maria. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption toggle caption Greg Allen/NPR In Utuado, Puerto Rico, construction work is still going on to replace a bridge destroyed in Hurricane Maria. Greg Allen/NPR Nearly two years after Hurricane Maria, the town of…
What Occurs If You Do Not Secure a Splinter?

What Occurs If You Do Not Secure a Splinter?

It can be a freeing feeling to shuck off your shoes and walk outside barefoot during the warm spring and hot summer, until the deck sticks your exposed foot with a tiny, pointy gift: a splinter. But it's so tiny or so deeply stuck in the skin that you can't get it out. So, what…
This VC and his company do not concentrate on specific innovations or sectors. Rather, they try to find start-ups with a sort of network capacity. Here’s why.

This VC and his company do not concentrate on specific innovations...

Pete Flint and his partners aren't like many of their peers. Many venture-capital firms focus on particular technologies or industries, like artificial intelligence or healthcare. Flint and his team at NFX concentrate instead of finding businesses built to take advantage of network effects. Network effects are what happens when a company's service or technology becomes…
UFOs Are Genuine, However Do Not Presume They’re Alien Spaceships

UFOs Are Genuine, However Do Not Presume They’re Alien Spaceships

UFOs are very real, as we have recently seen — but that doesn't mean E.T. has been violating our airspace. "UFO" refers to any flying object an observer cannot readily identify. And pilots with the U.S. Navy saw fast-moving UFOs repeatedly off the East Coast throughout 2014 and 2015, in one case apparently nearly colliding…
What We (Do Not) Speak About When We Speak About Pornography

What We (Do Not) Speak About When We Speak About Pornography

From left to right: Jacky St. James, David Cruz, Danielle Brinkley, Shira Tarrant, Isiah Maxwell, Lisey Sweet. Liz Kuball for NPR hide caption toggle caption Liz Kuball for NPR From left to right: Jacky St. James, David Cruz, Danielle Brinkley, Shira Tarrant, Isiah Maxwell, Lisey Sweet. Liz Kuball for NPR A porn director worries that…
Zombies do not simply exist in programs like ‘The Strolling Dead’– here are 9 genuine examples of zombie animals in nature

Zombies do not simply exist in programs like ‘The Strolling Dead’–...

African sleeping sickness is caused by parasites transmitted by the bite of the tsetse fly in Africa. The disease can affect many types of mammals, including cattle, sheep, elephants, South African white-tailed deer, and primates. Infected animals become listless and emaciated, losing hair and becoming weaker until paralysis sets in. The most notable symptom of…

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