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Broken pipeline spewed oil for hours along California coast line

A broken on shore 24-inch pipeline spewed oil down a storm drain and into the ocean for several hours along a stretch of California coastline, Tuesday, before it was shut off. About 21,000 gallons of oil spill in Ocean was the initial estimated. The slick stretched four miles and 50 yards into the water. Boats from the nonprofit collective Clean Seas also were providing help.

New study reveals smoking is even deadlier than before thought

A new Australian research published by BMC medicine concludes that smoking is even deadlier than initially thought. It is already known that people smoking have an increased risk for at least 13 other cancers including cancers of the mouth and pharynx (throat), larynx (voice box), bladder, liver, pancreas, kidney, stomach, bowel, oesophagus (gullet) cervix, ovary, sinus and nose, and even some types of leukaemia.

Florida is being invaded by 8-foot-long cat-eating lizards

The Komodo dragon, a cousin of the the Nile monitor lizard, is currently giving a hard time to Florida wildlife officers who are currently trying to get a handle on the situation. Until now alerts were issued in regards to the African rock pythons and the Burmese pythons which authorities feared they could wipe out opossums, raccoons, foxes, deer, bobcats and rabbits of the Everglades.

Study claims women with fat bottoms make smarter babies

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh concludes that fat supplies found in a woman's buttocks and tights are directly related to how smart their baby could be as there appears to be a direct link between these and a baby's brain development during breastfeeding.

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