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2012-04-26 23:02:49

RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine uses new “trend” of teenagers drinking hand sanitizer as cheap alcohol to launch promotion of healthy diets and health tips, including no intake of toxic substances Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine today commented on the many teens who have been reported hospitalized after consuming hand sanitizer to get drunk. The teen appeal is that hand sanitizers are easily...

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2009-02-18 13:42:43

In Los Angeles, scientists are studying the largest known cache of fossils from the ice age. Researchers from the George C. Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits expect the cache to double the size of the museum's ice age collection, which is currently the world's largest, according to the LA Times. Since 1906, more than one million bones have been found at the historic site. Scientists have already reported the discovery of a skull of an American lion and bones of saber-toothed cats, dire...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'