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11.15 – MU Plus+

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Are the secrets to health and longevity held within the microbiome of Venezuelan natives, or is modern science’s cryogenic approach our best bet on life extension? We tackle this question along with the mystery of multiple consciousnesses held within the same brain, one woman’s claim to reading the Akashic records, and a parrot with a dangerous caffeine addiction. This episode is EXCLUSIVE to Plus+ Members

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Roswell Slides and the “Ant People”

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Last week, I revealed here at Mysterious Universe that back in 2012, I was given the extensive files, notes, correspondence and archives of the late UFO researcher Kathy Kasten. I also noted that, as Kathy’s files show, much of her research was focused upon studying claims that one of the people who was brought in to study the mysterious bodies reportedly found outside of Roswell, New Mexico, in July 1947, was William Randolph Lovelace II – a man with a prestigious background and who worked with both the U.S.

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How Livable Will Your Neighborhood Be as You Age?

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What is "livability" made of, exactly? That is the elusive question that a new “livability index” from AARP wants to answer. The index allows you to punch in an address and find out how it scores, on a scale from 1 to 100, in seven different categories: housing, transportation, environment, health, engagement, opportunity, and the catchall “neighborhood” category, which encompasses proximity to services as well as personal safety

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A Better Way to Store Wet Umbrellas

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Let's assume you know how to use an umbrella—but what do you do with it once you're indoors? The plastic bags you'll find in many lobbies just trap rainwater, leaving umbrellas damp and mildewy

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Dead Oarfish May Mean Earthquakes for New Zealand

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When a “messenger from the sea god’s palace” shows up dead on a beach, the Japanese listen because it is believed to be a harbinger of earthquakes.

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Marijuana Marketing: Can the Blossoming Cannabis Industry Overcome ‘Stoner’ Stereotypes?

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Marijuana smokers. Pot heads. Stoners.

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A Marathon Through the Shadows

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On Monday in Boston, Massachusetts, tens of thousands of runners braved cold and slick conditions to participate in the 119th Boston Marathon. Just two years after the infamous attack on the annual race, this year's festivities appeared to mark a return to normalcy—30,000 marathoners participated, up from last year's 27,000. Another 2,000 were turned away due to space limitations

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There’s a Place That’s Nearly Perfect for Growing Food. It’s Not California.

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This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. California is by far the dominant U.S

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The Sad Ubiquity of Sexual Harassment on Public Transit

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For women, the freedom to move around cities comes with caveats.

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Sweden’s Lesser-Known Congestion Pricing Program Is Also a Big Success

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When you think of congestion pricing—the road charges often seen as the best hope for reducing traffic—big cities come to mind. Existing programs in Singapore, London, Stockholm, and Milan, for instance, or the ongoing push to create a pricing zone in New York.

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