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More Kids Drinking Diet Drink
2012-08-17 05:55:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More children in the U.S. are drinking diet drinks, according to a new study using federal healthy data. A survey found that by 2008, 12.5 percent of children were drinking artificially-sweetened beverages, up from six percent a decade earlier. The researchers also found that a quarter of the Americans surveyed in 2007 and 2008 had a diet drink in the past day, versus just 19 percent in 1999 and 2000. Senior researcher Dr. Miriam...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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