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Kadlec Concussion Summit coming May 20th -Must for parents, coachies, medical professionals
Kadlec Concussion Summit coming May 20th -Must for parents, coachies, medical professionals (Townsquare media image)
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Hear Importance of Kadlec Concussion Summit Coming May 20th [AUDIO]

We had a chance this week to talk with Dr. Richard Jacobs, a former Richland High school alumni, who is one of the participants in the upcoming Concussion Summit being held in Richland by the Kadlec Neurological Resource Center. This important free event is for parents, coaches, medical professionals, and anyone who wants to learn more about this growing issue.

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Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain
Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain (Newhouse photo)
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Rep. Newhouse Tours Yucca Mtn Nuclear Repository – Moves to Revive Project

In the wake of the Obama Administration abruptly terminating the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository,  a number of Congressional legislators are stepping up the process to get it re-opened, and refunded. Rep. Dan Newhouse and others toured the facility recently, and an updated report is expected on efforts to reopen it.

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Oregon study looks at potential effects of tsunami - like Japan's in 2011
Oregon study looks at potential effects of tsunami - like Japan's in 2011 (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)
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Oregon Study Says To Survive Potential Tsunami, “Walk Faster “

Perhaps inspired by the events in Japan four years ago with the major tsunami, a recent study has been completed about the effects of such an event on the coasts of CA, Oregon and Washington state.

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Mammoth skeleton excavation continues in Coyote Canyon Kennewick
Mammoth skeleton excavation continues in Coyote Canyon Kennewick (Coyote Canyon Mammoth Excavation website)
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Come Visit Mammoth Archeology Site in Kennewick April 18

The discovery of this incredible mammoth creature dates back to 2000, but this year efforts to excavate it are ramping up.

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Learn Something New With BBC’s Video Series — Entertaining & Educational!

The BBC recently released a lot of short videos discussing various scientific subjects in a series called “A History of Ideas.” They discuss controversial topics, such as the creation of the universe or why we find things beautiful.

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Category: Education, Science, Videos
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This Gallon of Milk Does Something Truly Magical

Milk may do a body good, but it can also do some amazing things to your eyes.

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Look at the Mystery Ash Spread Around Mid Columbia [VIDEO]

Ever since early this morning news agencies and weather services have been getting calls about the strange dust or ash found on cars on Feb. 6. They're calling it a "chalky" substance. In my video below, you can see that on a white car it looks red, on a black car it looks gray.

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Category: Science
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Do You Respect Parental Choice on the Vaccination Debate? [POLL]

Many anti-vaccine parents are upset at the media for stirring up anger with their reporting of the measles outbreak. I honestly don't think they're stirring up anything, my sense is people are very frustrated with anti-vaccine families. Should they be? Is this a parental choice matter?

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
Mario Tama, Getty Images
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5 Best Videos of Playing With Liquid Mercury

A Youtube vlogger who goes by TAOFLEDERMAUS plays with liquid mercury "so you don't have to." He does some seriously dangerous stuff with it, but it's fascinating to watch. Here are my five favorite videos:

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Guess How Many People Pick Their Nose — Researchers Found Out!

Picking your nose is dangerous. It puts bacteria up into your nasal cavity and it takes bacteria (that could kill you if it gets into your gut) out and puts it in your fingers. And that's if you never hurt yourself. It's definitely a problem and doctors diagnose the bad habit as rhinotillexomania!

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