We thought the most dangerous thing in the ocean was a shark… but as it turns out, it might be bacteria!
Health officials in Florida say a strain of Vibrio vulnificus is to blame for sending dozens of beach-goers to the hospital this summer, with 10 people dying from their infections so far.
This bacteria is very similar to cholera and thrives in the warm salt waters off the Florida coast.
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What's better than having diarrhea and throwing up at the same time?
Basically everything ever. Let's rephrase: What's WORSE than having diarrhea and throwing up at the same time?
Having diarrhea and throwing up at the same time while trapped on a cruise ship.
This isn't the first time we've heard of
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Lance Armstrong just doesn't seem like a very good guy to anyone anymore, and that's before we heard that he turned his back on his dying father, who was asking forgiveness.
Asking for forgiveness? Sound familiar, Lance??
According to Lance's stepmother, Rebecca Gunderson:
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It's that time of the year again… flu season!
We hope everyone got their flu shots!
Google has been tracking how bad the flu is based on aggregated google search data.
Basically that means they're probably looking at the frequency of searches like "how long does flu last?" or "flu remedies" or "I have the flu."
According to google, everywhere has "intense" flu activity, except
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Bono is known for ALWAYS wearing sunglasses, almost more than he is for being U2's lead singer! LOLz!
It turns out that the sunglasses aren't just a fashion statement.
His good friend Julian Lennon said that Bono wears the glasses because his eyes are
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