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The small suburban town of Ferguson in St. Louis, Missouri, has been hit with martial law after peaceful protests went awry. 17-year-old Michael Brown, affectionately known as Mike Brown was killed by a police officer after fleeing the scene at the local QT. After two days of protesting, the U.S. government sent in large fleets of…

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The annual gayest city in America has been released — and shockingly San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York are somehow absent from the list. The criteria for what makes a great gay city is fluid and in constantly flux, according to the organizers of this yearly list. Take a look at what is considered…

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A toxin called melittin found in bee venom can destroy HIV by poking holes in the envelope surrounding the virus, according to a news release sent out by Washington University School of Medicine. “Melittin on the nanoparticles fuses with the viral envelope,” says research instructor Joshua L. Hood, MD, Ph.D., via the news release. “The…

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Another magazine has produced its annual “Most Dangerous Cities” list, and the city that once produced the sweetest sounding music, perhaps ever in America, is the one taking the most people off the planet. Most would have thought that the explosion of teen and gang violence over the summer would propel Chicago to the top…

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Lil Wayne bit the pavement while skateboarding and received nine stitches to close a “narly gash” over his left eye. He sought treatment at a St. Louis hospital, and according to TMZ.com, the rapper was accompanied by several members of his Cash Money entourage. A hospital spokesperson said Wayne was treated and released. The accident didn’t…

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