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College scholarships and daycare shows a huge improvement to crime and graduation rates

Harris Rosen adopted a Florida neighborhood called Tangelo Park, cut the crime rate in half, and increased the high school graduation rate from 25% to 100% by giving everyone free daycare and all high school graduates scholarships. http://pegasus.ucf.edu/story/rosen/ Related articles U.S. crime rate rising, but fewer Americans believe it, says Gallup poll Harris Rosen Was…

New drug mimics the beneficial effects of exercise

An exercise pill? Exercise be damned now there is a pill for that! Researchers are developing a new drug that may bring some of the beneficial effects of exercise. A recent study involving mice showed that the drug candidate, dubbed SR9009, significantly increases endurance and the body’s metabolic rate — by 5 percent. The study, conducted at the…

A Bug ‘Glitch’ opens all the cell doors of maximum security wing of prison

Florida prison officials are trying to figure out whether a computer glitch may be behind two recent, as yet unexplained incidents where all of the doors at a facility’s maximum-security wing opened simultaneously. In the latest occurrence, on 13 June, guards at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami, Florida, had to rush to corral prisoners back…

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