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Amazing New Wristband Technology Could Keep You from Getting Skin Cancer

During the barbecues and pool parties of summer, many people lose track of how much sun exposure they’ve had — and wind up with a nasty burn.

New technology in the form of a wristband could change that, and lower the rates of skin cancer along the way.

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Which US Cities Are Rapidly Getting Smarter?

Conventional wisdom has long held that smart people go where other smart people are — intellectual hubs like San Francisco and New York City, for example.

But a new list of cities with the fastest growth in their college-educated populations revealed the reality lately has been far different.

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This Day in History for August 13 – Berlin Divides Itself and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1878 – A yellow fever epidemic in Memphis eventually empties the city (More info)

1918 – Opha Mae Johnson becomes the first woman to enlist in the United States Marine Corps (More info)

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This Day in History for August 10 – Smithsonian Established and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1793 – The Louvre officially opens in Paris (More info)

1846 – The Smithsonian Institution is chartered by the United States Congress (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for August 10 – Antonio Banderas, Angie Harmon and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Antonio Banderas
Age: 52
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Films such as ‘Evita,’ ‘The Mask of Zorro’ and ‘Philadelphia,’ his voiceover work as the bee in the Nasonex ads and in the ‘Shrek’ and ‘Puss in Boots’ franchises, and his marriage to plastic-surgery victim Melanie Griffith

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MIT Students Create Ingenious Way to Strike It Rich in the Lottery — Dollars and Sense

The odds of striking it rich in the lottery are remarkably small, but apparently it really helps if you’re a math genius.

Several years ago, a group of students from the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology cracked the lottery code that enabled them to win millions of dollars — and state officials did nothing to stop it.

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Celebrity Birthdays for August 9 – Melanie Griffith, Gillian Anderson and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Melanie Griffith
Age: 55
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her Academy Award-nominated turn in the 1988 film ‘Working Girl,’ other work in ‘The Bonfire of the Vanities’ and ‘Pacific Heights,’ a former longtime relationship with Don Johnson, her current marriage to Antonio Banderas, and spending just a little too much time with her plastic surgeon

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