The Secret Life of Storage Units Posted: 5 months ago by zircon77777
They may look like static warehouses on the outside but inside, Honolulu's self-storage units are bustling with hidden lives.
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Chianti: Secret to Long Life, Says Ancient Recipe Posted: 3 years ago by AutumnLotus
The elixir of life may be a concoction of honey, cherries and secret herbs infused in a full Chianti wine, according to a centuries-old recipe discovered in one of Italy's oldest pharmacies.
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Garbage disposal units banned by city Posted: 4 years ago by suebe
Fines for the illegal units could run up to $25,000 per day! All for cleaner water.
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Fame Through Assassination: A Secret Service Study Posted: 9 months ago by zircon77777
In the Secret Service Exception Case Study Project, they identified 83 people who had completed assassinations or made assassination attempts since 1949 — some cases known to the public, some not — and collected every document they could find. Fein and Vossekuil also went to visit many of these people in jail.
Fein says they went with a very particular pitch: "We'd say, 'We're here because we're in the business of trying to protect people and prevent these kinds of attacks. You are one of the few experts because you've engaged in this behavior. We would like to talk to you to understand your perspectives, your life.' "
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24 Secret Restaurant Menus Revealed Posted: 2 years ago by cecilberman
Some places, like Chipotle Mexican Grills, have a whole secret menu that's limited only by your imagination. On the other hand, In-N-Out Burger's secret menu" is so unsecret it's posted on their Web site. Kind of takes the cool factor out of having the inside scoop, doesn't it?
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The secret life of penguins revealed Posted: 2 years ago by AutumnLotus
Famous for its cuteness and comic gait on land, the penguin also has an enigmatic life at sea, sometimes spending months foraging in the ocean before returning to its breeding grounds.
Zoologists have long wondered where the flightless seabird goes during these long spells away from land - and now French scientists believe they can supply the answer.
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Cold Storage: Moon Might Preserve Alien Life Posted: 3 years ago by AutumnLotus
One theory, presented at Europlanet's latest Planetary Science Congress by Joop Houtkooper from the University of Giessen, suggests that conditions in some lunar craters may be perfect for preserving samples of life from Earth and maybe even Mars.
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The secret of long life? It's all down to how fast you react Posted: 3 years ago by AutumnLotus
People's reaction times are a far better indicator of their chances of living a long life than their blood pressure, exercise levels or weight, researchers have discovered.
Men and women with the most sluggish response times are more than twice as likely to die prematurely.
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Secret Lives: Santa Claus (NSFW) Posted: 4 years ago by misswinkle
Ever wonder what Santa does the other 364 days of the year? Watch the Secret Life of Santa Claus.
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Former Secret Service agent opens window into private lives of presidents Posted: 2 years ago by 2manyusernames
A forthcoming book gives us a look into the private lives of our Presidents or at least as those in the Secret Service saw them. Obama, Bush, Clinton, and Reagan comes out as decent guys, even great guys. Others such as Carter are less than decent.
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Teen girl found slain in Mexico led secret double life Posted: 1 year ago by zircon77777
Mandala also moonlighted as an exotic dancer at the Moments Cabaret in Pasadena, where a manager said Thursday that she had been particularly popular — so well-liked that her photo was featured under her stage name “Lovely” in a guide to Houston nightlife.
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The Secret of The Secret: A cult self-help DVD fleeces the credulous. Posted: 5 years ago by Bornbad
You are a money magnet, the masterpiece of your own life, and abundance is your birthright. The universe is a giant vibrating ATM, ready to shower you with new cars, fine jewelry, unexpected checks in the mail, and magical sunsets.
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Inside the secret world of Trader Joe's Posted: 1 year ago by Bornbad
Apple's retail stores aren't the only place where lines form these days. It's 7:30 on a July morning, and already a crowd has gathered for the opening of Trader Joe's newest outpost, in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The waiting shoppers chat about their favorite Trader Joe's foods, and a woman in line launches into a monologue comparing the retailer's West Coast and East Coast locations.
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Secret Starlight: The BLAST Balloon-Borne Telescope Uncovers Half the Universe's Hidden Light Posted: 2 years ago by AutumnLotus
Astronomers working on BLAST (Balloon-borne Large-Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope) study have determined that dust-enshrouded galaxies several billion light years away hide about half of the starlight in the Universe from Earth's view.
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