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There were three suicide bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia in 24 hours. The first two attacks amazingly did not claim any lives, but the third took the lives of four people. No group has claimed responsibility.
NASA’s Juno spacecraft has successfully entered orbit around Jupiter. It will be studying Jupiter from merely 2600 miles above the planet’s cloud cover. Had they not been able to get it into orbit, it could have been flung into space at a speed so fast they might not have been able to get it back. It has traveled 1.8 billion miles over the past five years.
At the peak of the summer vacation season, a flesh-eating bacteria has infected the shores of the Gulf Coast. From Texas to Florida, the water-borne bug – a particular strain – has spooked locals and tourists in the way shark attacks do: infections are rare, but when they strike, the victim is likely to lose a limb or die. The bacteria can infect humans in two ways: through raw seafood, like oysters, or through contact with a cut or wound, even if the cut is invisible. Once in the body, the bacteria infiltrates the layer of flesh between muscle and skin, where it releases a toxin that destroys the tissue.
Put down the spoon or spatula from the mixing bowl. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is no longer safe to eat raw cookie dough or batter — even if you’re using a recipe that doesn’t use raw eggs. In fact, they’ve said recently that it’s not safe to eat raw flour in any form. Not licking the spoon of brownie batter. Nothing. Positive Prep
7th small earthquake in 2 days rattles Granite Falls area– the latest in a string of small earthquakes that has rattled northwest Washington but didn’t cause any damage. In all, seven earthquakes have struck that area since Friday, the biggest one registering at 3.5 magnitude. The site is about 50 miles northeast of Seattle in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains.