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What Causes Hiccups?

Hiccups are sudden, involuntary contractions of the diaphragm which occur at the same time as a contraction of the voice box (larynx) and total closure of the glottis, effectively blocking air intake. The glottis is the middle part of the larynx, where the vocal cords...

Why Are Some People Left Handed?

If you’re left-handed, it means it is easier for you to use your left hand to do things like writing, brushing your teeth, catching or throwing a ball, and lots of other things. Only about 10 percent of people—just...

$191,000 Of Gold Bars Left On Swiss Train

CNN:- Swiss police are looking for a forgetful individual who left something rather important on a train -- a package full of gold bars, worth more than $190,000. The parcel containing the gold bars was found in the carriage of a...

Millions of women take folic acid for a healthier pregnancy. Thank Lucy Wills.

VOX: Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that every woman of reproductive age get at least 400 micrograms of folic acid, a B vitamin, every day. The CDC can make this recommendation because of the groundbreaking...

Fedee Accuses Opposition of Duplicity And Double Standards

Tourism Minister, Dominic Fedee, has accused the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) of duplicity and double standards in a statement Thursday. Fedee's statement is reproduced below: It has become necessary for me to express my deepest concern over activities threatening...

Create the perfect outdoor environment by using these landscaping tips

(From Contributor Lucy Jones) The art of using the visible features of the land to enhance its appeal and make it look more inviting is what landscaping is all about.  Although art seems the dominating factor in landscaping there...

Exploring nuclear technologies to foster agriculture sustainability in the Eastern Caribbean

OECS Media Release: Friday, June 8, 2018 — A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),), in response to a request from the OECS Commission to support the sustainable development of livestock and plant production systems utilizing nuclear energy, mounted...

PAHO: Measles vaccination advised before travel to World Cup in Russia

PRESS RELEASE: Washington, DC, 29 May 2018 (PAHO/WHO)- The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has recommended that all those travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup ensure that they´re up-to-date with all their vaccinations, including the measles, mumps...

The Startup Business Owner’s Guide to Starting a Salvage Yard Business

(From Contributor Sujain Thomas) Any seasoned entrepreneur will say that starting a business is all about the perfect timing. In auto recycling, rebuilding, and selling business now is the right time for enthusiastic business minds who want to run...

Important Considerations in Choosing Men’s Wedding Bands

By Contributor Andrew Thompson: Choosing a wedding band for the groom may on the face of it look very simple, however, when you actually set about it, you will discover that there is a bewildering choice with respect to...

Venezuela: 1,000 Bank Accounts Blocked for Currency Speculation

TeleSur English: "This means that we are facing a major criminal operation," Vice-President Tareck El Aissami said of the seized bank accounts. Venezuela's Vice-President Tareck El Aissami has announced that 1,133 bank accounts have been blocked for irregularities revealed during...

Cuba to display Beauty of its Culture in United States

HAVANA, Cuba, May 3 (acn) Artes de Cuba, a two-week festival in the US capital, will show the humanity and beauty of the Cuban culture, Alicia Adams, curator of the event, told Prensa Latina news agency. Adams is the Vice-President of...

Canada Dog ‘Arrested’ For Chasing Deer, Ends Up Behind Bars

(Inside Edition) - A Canadian dog that just plain hates deer got busted in Canada and was brought home in a police cruiser. "He is such a sweet dog and loves humans and other animals," his owner, Emme Thompson, told InsideEdition.com Monday....

‘Diva – Enemy of the People’ Caribbean Feature Documentary

PRESS RELEASE: The documentary ‘Diva – Enemy of the People’ is out now available on the Vimeo On Demand platform via iOS, phone, tablet, Apple TV, Android & Smart TV, Roku & Chromecast amongst others. https://vimeo.com/ondemand/divaenemyofthepeople2 ‘Diva’, or more precisely, ‘Diva...

Man dies after trapping head in chair at UK cinema

A man has died after his head became wedged under the electronic footrest of a cinema's "Gold Class" seat in Birmingham. The freak accident happened at StarCity's Vue Cinema after the man dropped his phone in between the Gold Class...

Marijuana soda startup California Dreamin’ wants to replace booze

"Enjoy a light, social high," says the funky bottle of California Dreamin' cannabis-infused sparkling pomegranate juice. Launching today at Y Combinator Demo Day, California Dreamin' is serving up an alcohol alternative that still gets you lit, but without the...

Synergistic Solution For Sustainable Development Contest 2018 Winners Announced

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, March 16th, 2018; The dust has settled, in a sense – the Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development Contest 2018 Winners Announced, zeroing in on 70 proposals. It was in the year 2015, when world leaders decided...

How to shop for the right foundation (by contributor Louvisca Alcide)

By contributor Louvisca Alcide: I really feel the need to use this platform to educate the youth and women on the whole on how to get the perfect foundation. First of all, the youth especially are ignorant and don'...

Fierce Competition Expected At CCJ’s Law Moot

PRESS RELEASE: Port of Spain, Trinidad. Eight teams from across the Caribbean are converging on the headquarters of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) hoping to take home the top prize in the 10th Annual CCJ International Law Moot...

YLAI 2018 Applications Now Closed

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, March 6th, 2018; The deadline was Sunday March 4th 2018 at 11:59 pm EST, and so, the YLAI 2018 applications are now closed! The Management of SLUDTERA would like to thank all those who helped to spread...

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