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9 'Innocent' Habits That Make You Old

Get more sleep, eat some fat, cut down on sugar: experts

(Newser) - Kicking that meth habit could take decades off your face in about 5 seconds, but some other less obviously dangerous activities also take a toll. Prevention lists nine other innocent habits that are secretly aging you:
  • You don't sleep enough: Pulling an all-nighter worked when you were 19. Now, it's
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'Pastry Poacher' Killed Bear Lured With Doughnuts

Man fined $7K for illegally killing black bear

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania hunter was fined $7,000 for luring a black bear with doughnuts, then illegally shooting it. Charles Olsen was spotted in his pastry-packed truck a week before hunting season. "Seeing him drive by with an unusual amount of pastries was like watching an individual go down a... More »

Daily Sweets Linked to Violence

Violent adults are more likely to have eaten candy as kids, study finds

(Newser) - Think twice before buying your child that chocolate bar—new research by psychiatrists shows that children who eat candy every day are more likely to grow into violent adults. The research, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, found that 69% of children in the study later convicted of a... More »

Soaring Candy Sales Sweeten Hard Times

Confectioners' profits rise as people seek comfort

(Newser) - Tough times don’t seem to be trickling down to inexpensive candy shops, where adult customers are flocking for a sugar-coated escape from their troubles, the New York Times reports. “People may indulge themselves a little bit more when times are tough,” says an analyst. And indulge they... More »

Anti-Bubba: Is Obama's Bod Un-American?

Maybe the typical American will have trouble identifying with a 'beanpole'

(Newser) - No matter how long the 2008 campaign drags on, we'll never see Barack Obama as we did Bill Clinton in 1992: drenched in sweat and jogging into a McDonald's. Obama's fit—skinny, even—and a bit of a gym rat. The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the notion... More »

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