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Invasive ‘Devil Fish’ Plague Mexico’s Waters. Can’t Beat ‘Em? Eat ‘Em

Enlarge this image In trying to get people to eat the Pez Diablo, or suckermouth catfish, sustainable fisheries specialist Mike Mitchell says it isn’t “a problem of biology or science, but marketing.” DeAgostini/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption DeAgostini/Getty Images Pez diablo: “devil fish.” That’s what locals in the Mexican state of Tabasco call the armored catfish that has invaded their waters. Also known as suckermouths, the species is popular with aquarium owners because the fish eats the algae that pollute tanks. But in the wild, that same behavior erodes…

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WH Tries to Rush the Russia Probe. We Can’t Let It Happen

Rep. Adam Schiff, WPIn 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin directed an active-measures campaign of unprecedented scale against the United States. His object was to sow discord among Americans and influence the outcome of the presidential election. The Kremlin’s multipronged influence operation was not targeted at the United States alone but was part of a global attack on liberal democracy. … Read the referenced┬ástory here: WH Tries to Rush the Russia Probe. We Can’t Let It Happen

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Why You Can’t Pay off a Sleep Debt You’ve Accumulated Over the Week

We’ve all been there: you’ve woken up promptly at 6 or 7 in the morning Monday through Friday, dragging and exhausted as you got ready for work. Then when Saturday rolls around, you wake up and check your phone to discover it’s already noon. While this is something we can relate to, it’s not actually “normal.” When you don’t sleep enough during the week yet wake up early every day, you may try to compensate for that sleep-deprivation you feel by sleeping in on the weekend. However, you may have…

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Redefining “Money Can’t Buy You Happiness”

Think of the last time your bought something you really wanted. How did you feel afterwards? It felt good. Now, is there something else you really want? Maybe a new laptop, smartphone, or some nice clothes. Buying that thing, whatever it is, will bring you happiness. When you finally have it, you will be excited to try it out. As cliche as it says “money can’t buy you happiness”, we feel happy when we buy the things we want. The Real Reason Why You Are Happy When You Buy Stuff…

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