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E-scooter firm Voi blamed a suspended trial on the UK’s ‘antisocial behaviour issue’ and said it will fit vehicles with identification plates

An electric scooter scheme in Coventry, UK, has been stopped after locals reported riders weaving through traffic and mounting the footpath. Voi, the Swedish e-scooter company operating the vehicles in Coventry and other UK cities, said it would install identification plates on all its scooters to “improve the ability of […]
E-scooter firm Voi blamed a suspended trial on the UK’s ‘antisocial behaviour issue’ and said it will fit vehicles with identification plates
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The 10 most dangerous US states to work in

Certain jobs are inherently dangerous, and deaths in the workplace vary from state to state. Using data on fatal workplace injuries in 2018 from the Bureau of Labour Statistics, we ranked the 10 states with the highest fatal injury rates. Wyoming had the highest fatal injury rate, while Delaware had […]
The 10 most dangerous US states to work in
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What happens to your body when it’s struck by lightning

Getting stuck by lightning is rough. It can burn hotter than the sun, scar your body, and even blow off your clothes. Even worse, it kills about 47 Americans per year. Although 90% of those struck survive, it’s still worth knowing how to avoid getting a heavy dose of sky […]
What happens to your body when it’s struck by lightning
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The terrible things that would happen if all the coral reefs died off

We’re currently facing the worst bleaching of coral reefs ever known in history, but what would happen if all the coral reefs died off? We’ve already lost 50% of the world’s coral, and we’re at risk of losing even more. If the world lost all its coral reefs, the results […]
The terrible things that would happen if all the coral reefs died off
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What happens to your body and brain when you get hypothermia

Hypothermia: it’s something you see all too often in movies starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But what is it, exactly? And how does it really happen? Our body is always trying to maintain a balmy temperature of around 98.6℉ or 37°C. Hypothermia occurs when our body loses heat faster than we can […]
What happens to your body and brain when you get hypothermia
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Stop using toothpicks to clean your teeth — here’s what you should use instead

The toothpick is the oldest dental cleaning tool around. Fossils of 7,500-year-old teeth indicate that humans were using wooden sticks to clean their teeth well before the advent of toothbrushes. But today, there are better, safer options for removing pesky plaque and bacteria. Dentist and spokesperson with theAmerican Dental AssociationDr. […]
Stop using toothpicks to clean your teeth  —  here’s what you should use instead
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The safest way to walk on ice is to impersonate a penguin

Walking like a penguin can help prevent you from taking a tumble on ice. Maintain your centre of gravity over one leg at a time and take tiny steps to safely walk. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As winter storms roll through, folks who live in icy areas […]
The safest way to walk on ice is to impersonate a penguin