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    3 things to know today

    Talib Kweli meet and greet

    Students can enter a drawing to win a chance to meet Talib Kweli during today’s Virgin College Mega Tour Show. Just send an e-mail to asua@u.arizona.edu with the subject line “”I want to meet Talib Kweli!”” and include your name and contact information in the body. E-mails must be submitted by 5 p.m. today. For more info, call 520-621-2782.

    Smoke, drink … shake?

    Patients who develop Parkinson’s disease are more likely to be non-smokers and consume less caffeine than those who do not develop the disease. Scientists at Duke University and the University of Miami studied hundreds of cases, and while they discovered an inverse relation between Parkinson’s and smoking and caffeine consumption, they were not sure why. Research still also suggests that Parkinson’s may be genetic.

    Train like a Spartan

    Not the ones from Michigan State; the ones from the movie “”300.”” You can travel back in time to your childhood, hunt for food in the wild and practice fighting skills 10 hours a day, or you can do it the Hollywood way and check out the 300-rep Spartan workout: go to www.menshealth.com and type “”Spartan workout”” in the search filed.

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