25 Years Ago Today The Internet Launched

  Internauts, today we celebrate this glorious technology that brings us all together! On August 23, 1991 — 25 years ago today — the public gained access for the first time to the World Wide Web, designed and deployed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in Switzerland. It gave rise to the internet as we know and use it today. The internet and the World Wide Web are not interchangeable. The internet was first connected in 1969, and refers to the network that carries information between nodes. The World Wide Web refers to the space on this network where information, such
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Top 10 Dental Myths…

How many of these did you know? Modern dentistry has become very advanced and reliant on science and technology, but many dental myths have been passed on by word of mouth such as: #1 Sugar causes tooth decay We’ve all been told that sugar is bad for you and it will rot your teeth. While sugar can lead to cavities, the real culprit in tooth decay is bacteria that are feeding off the sugar. It’s not just sugar though; these bacteria feed off any carbs, even those from healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, and grains. These bacteria form acid that
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Dental Tips As Kids Go Back To School

The American Dental Association recommends that parents schedule dental exams for their kids as part of their back-to-school preparations. 1. Check teeth for signs of tooth decay. About twenty percent of kids have untreated tooth decay, according to the CDC, and this can lead to not just missed school but also problems with speech, eating, and pain. 2. Look for early signs of gum disease. Gingivitis, the earliest stage of gum disease, is extremely common and reversible with good dental hygiene and healthy habits. 3. Evaluate children for bite or spacing problems. Early intervention can help expand the jaw to
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US Women’s Gymnastic Team Dominates in Rio

The 2016 Olympic women’s gymnastics team final wasn’t a competition, it was a clinic taught by Team USA. During Simone Biles’s floor routine, with the gold medal essentially clinched, you could see the Russian team — the Americans’ bitter rivals for the last few Olympics — watching Biles work her magic. The US team should have handed out participation ribbons and charged a fee.  Like we said they would, the Americans ran away with Olympic gold, beating the Russian team by eight points — an ocean of difference in a sport that often comes down to fractions of fractions of points. There
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