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A man has been told he's too fat to live in New Zealand!


The tiny island country is trying hard to curb their obesity rate, as they're third in the world in that infamous statistic. One of the ways they've been trying to fight it is by simply not allowing obese immigrants to go live there.

Albert Buitenhuis of South Africa moved to New Zealand in 2007. At the time he weighed 350 lbs and nobody batted an eye at that. Since then, however, the government has since changed the law and thinks that the man, now 285 lbs, is too much of a health risk for his work visa to be renewed.

The man and his wife have appealed the decision and neither can work until the immigration case has been fully heard.

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Dolphins give each other names!


We know dolphins are pretty smart. In fact, you could say that we're not smart enough yet to know just how smart they really are. A new study by Scottish researchers found that dolphins have names for each other.

The researchers recorded signature whistles of certain animals in the group, along with other sounds they make. When a dolphin hears his or her own identifying sound, it responds by whistling back.

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Mosquitoes might be making kids fatter!


A recent study by Rutgers university is making a strange claim: Mosquitoes are making kids fatter. It's not that mosquitoes are transmitting some sort of fattening disease. It's much simpler than that: In places where mosquitoes are a concern, kids don't spend as much time outdoors.

The study will have to be replicated to confirm, but their data showed that, controlling for a lot of other factors, outdoor play was 63% less for kids that lived in places with uncontrolled mosquito population.

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Scientists can make teeth out of pee!


Sounds gross, but it's an amazing scientific achievement. Chinese scientists have found a way to harvest cells from urine, convert them to stem cells and grow rudimentary teeth!

The teeth reportedly had dental pulp, dentin, enamel space and enamel organ. However, don't think that you'll be able to pee on a cup and get teeth out any time soon.

These teeth were not as hard as human teeth, probably because they weren't used as they were developed. They also haven't figured out how to grow specific sizes and shapes.

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Women who like the taste of beer are 30% more likely to have sex on the first date! Check this site out for more


Have you ever wanted to know how many of your friends have crossdressed, or have a friend with benefits? What about how many have ever stolen something or if they've ever driven drunk?

Check out our new site SocialCrunch. It let's you compare yourself to your friends on a lot of different topics!

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