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Saturday Six: Blockbuster has fans hoping for a comeback, scientists explore the best way to slice an Oreo, and more

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The weekend is finally here.

During a busy news week, we learned Methods you can use to find cheap flightsa soccer star Ali Krieger announced her retirement And we delved into it The legal landscape of ski accidents As Oscar-winning actor Gwyneth Paltrow goes to trial over a 2016 crash at a resort in Utah.

Gwyneth Paltrow's ski accident lawsuit begins
Park City, Utah: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow sits in court on March 23, 2023, in Park City, Utah. Terry Sanderson is suing Paltrow for $300,000, alleging she recklessly collided with him while the two were sledding a novice race at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah in 2016.

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Meanwhile, A.J Alignment of the five planets Projected into the night sky on March 28, the New Mexico Department of Fish and Game is seeking approval Professional bear hug We found out more about Fertility process of oocyte freezing.

But that’s not nearly all.

Below is the weekly Saturday Six, a rundown of half a dozen news stories—in no particular order—ranging from heartfelt to bizarre to tragic, and everything in between.

  • We looked at An unregulated market for flag-granting bodies. From the story: Each year, an estimated 20,000 people donate their bodies to science for research and medical education purposes. But unlike organ donation, these body parts can be bought and sold for profit—a market with very few federal regulations.
  • Created by scientists A 3D printed seven-ingredient cheesecake. From the story: Researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University have created a seven-ingredient slice of cake using a 3D printer, and say that printing foods could be a new cooking option with many benefits.
  • Retailer for hire Blockbuster ignited nostalgia after the company’s website became active again. From the story: In a tweet this month, the company joked about the reopening: “New business idea: We’ll go back as a bank and use VHS and DVDs as currency. Time to go visit your mom.”
  • We find out which cities are the best – and the worst – for those who have them Seasonal allergies. From the story: Allergy capitals for 2023 were determined based on pollen scores, over-the-counter drug use, and the number of allergists.
  • if you want Track your tax refundWell, we got some tips. From the story: There’s good reason so many workers are so eager to get refunds—the payment is typically the biggest check most Americans will receive all year. And while refunds are down 11% so far this tax season compared to the year before, it’s still a big chunk of change, averaging $2,972, according to the latest IRS data.
  • Finally, if you’re a fan of Oreo cookies, a team of scientists from MIT has taken up the task Oreos flag check – In particular, how best to divide it. From the story: They gave the name Oreology, and published the name Oreology the findings last year in the peer-reviewed journal Physics of Fluids. Determined to get to the bottom of the cream-scattering phenomenon, the team tested more than 1,000 Oreos, according to the Wall Street Journal, which reported earlier on the research.

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