Do old people fart more? Here comes the science.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In short, no. At least not based on self-reported statistics that others have expressed doubts about. But the abstract of this study was just too funny not to share. You’re welcome. Old Farts – Fact or Fiction? Results From a Population-Based Survey of 16,000 Americans Examining the Association Between Age and Flatus. “An old fart, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is a “contemptible or…

March 7, 2018
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Today In Data: VC For Blockchain, Australia’s NPP And FinTech Funding

By PYMNTS Today in PYMNTS data, blockchain and blockchain-adjacent startups are seeing record-breaking venture capital (VC) funding, Australia’s big banks are implementing faster payments, no-show customers are impacting industries everywhere, FinTech funding has spiked and new real-time, decision-making platforms are helping fight fraud. Here are the numbers: $400 million | Value of the estimated 130 deals blockchain-related firms inked in 2018. According to reports from cryptocurrency news source Cointelegraph, VC…

March 7, 2018
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You Might Be Stuck With Your Teenage Neurons

[unable to retrieve full-text content] If your parents ever warned you that your childhood behavior would kill your brain cells, you may want to call them and say thank you. New research in the journal Nature finds that our brain cells may not regenerate as far into our adulthood — or even adolescence — as previously thought. In other words, you get one shot at growing brain cells — so…

March 7, 2018
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Delhi Commission For Women Alleges Its Chief Manhandled By Police

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women today alleged that its chief Swati Maliwal was manhandled along with other representatives when they were marching towards the Prime Minister’s Office to submit 5.55 lakh letters, which it had received from across India as part of its “Rape Roko” campaign. The Delhi Police said that DCW did not have permission to march towards the PMO but it later on ensured that the…

March 7, 2018
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De Kock loses hearing against ICC sanction

Australia in South Africa 2017-18 March 7, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff shares Quinton de Kock was found of guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC’s code of conduct in relation to bringing the game into disrepute. The South African wicketkeeper did not contest the charge but did try to the reduce the sanction against him. He was unsuccessful. At a hearing on Wednesday evening, match referee Jeff Crowe ruled…

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Paris Fashion Week 2018: Would you dare try these oversized thigh-high ‘Ugg boots’?

By Sukanya Nandy Written by Sukanya Nandy | New Delhi | Published: March 7, 2018 10:29 pm Ugg boots collaborated with Y/Project to create a collection of over-the-knee boots made of sheepskin. (Source: yproject_official/Instagram) A stylish pair of boots can make or break an outfit. Come winter and these footwear staples are one of the best fashion accessories one can wear to upgrade their winter style statement. But the ongoing…

March 7, 2018
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Mohammad Shahzad suspended from World Cup Qualifier matches

11:42 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been suspended from his team’s two remaining Group B matches in the World Cup Qualifier, after he was guilty of causing damage to a part of the ground during their two-run defeat to hosts Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai, who underwent surgery for appendicitis, has been ruled out of the tournament. Stanikzai, whose surgery happened on the eve…

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Douglas QB picks D-III team after bond formed

11:25 AM ET ESPN News Services DUDLEY, Mass. — A quarterback from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people has committed to play football for a Massachusetts college because of the bond he formed with a coach and administrator during the shooting. Tyler Goodman, a quarterback at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, committed to Nichols College on Feb. 23. Proud to say I am…

March 7, 2018
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India look to make up lost ground against depleted Bangladesh

3:00 AM ETBig Picture Almost everyone remembers that Bangladesh-India match. World T20, 2016, Bangladesh need two runs from three balls to knock out the hosts. Instead, a senior batsman allows his emotions to get the better of him, and India pounce to claim a heart-stopping one-run victory. Two years later, Bangladesh players are still asked questions about this match. Have the wounds from that game healed? Will the World T20…

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Target Expands Curbside Pickup

By PYMNTS Following a beta test in Minnesota, Target is expanding its Drive Up curbside pickup service. By the end of 2018, the retailer plans to introduce the service to nearly 1,000 of its brick-and-mortar stores, TechCrunch reported. Through the service, customers order products through Target’s app and drive to the store. When they arrive, employees deliver the goods to customers’ cars. Orders are usually ready within an hour after…

March 7, 2018
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