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Lawsuit: Rocks in taco at prison damaged inmate's teeth

(AP) — A lawsuit against the state’s former prison food service contractor says an inmate in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula damaged his teeth on rocks in a taco. The Grand Rapids Press reports (http://bit.ly/1MtVpBM ) the lawsuit says Jeffrey Glen Spates was eating at Chippewa Correctional Facility in May 2014 when he bit three rocks. A…

This Is What Dessert Would Look Like Without Bees

Slide the bar over the image above to reveal what the dessert counter would look like without pollinators. Bad news for those with a sweet tooth: the absence of pollinators such as bees and butterflies would signal the end of dessert as we know it. Whole Foods Market recently removed all products from an area…

Barack Obama Hosts His Final White House Science Fair

WASHINGTON — Si Ya “Wendy” Ni was just a senior at Baruch College Campus High School in New York City when she began working on an engineering project designed to make the tracks of the New York City subway system cleaner and more efficient. Little did she know, the project would lead her and the…

Thunderous Sinkhole Swallows Guy's Yard

You water your lawn. You mow your lawn. You may even plant some shrubs and hedges to make things look nice. And for what? A giant sinkhole to come and devour the whole thing. At least, that’s what happened to an unidentified homeowner in Des Moines, Iowa, who heard a sound “like thunder” just after…