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Menthols Alter Body Response To Tobacco Smoke
2013-07-24 14:49:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a research review on menthol cigarettes today that many observers say is a precursor to further restrictions or bans on the mint-flavored tobacco product. While adding peppermint oil extract probably doesn't make cigarettes more more likely to cause diseases, the agency said menthol conveyed an "altered physiological responses to tobacco smoke," which could add to tobacco's already...

2013-07-22 23:03:17

SteelSeries Mice, Keyboards, and Headsets Up for Grabs along with EVE Starter Packs, DUST Mercenary Packs, and EVE PLEX through July 29th Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Today, SteelSeries and CCP Games (http://www.ccpgames.com) announced a huge EVE Online themed giveaway featuring EVE designed QcK Minis signed by legendary CCP figureheads – CCP Hilmar, CCP Navigator, CCP Soundwave, CCP Unifex and many other developers that we met at the EVE Online Fanfest this year. There will be...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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