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  1. photo Diatomaceous Earth: Unlock the <b>Gigantic</b> Power of Tiny FossilsDiatomaceous Earth: Unlock the Gigantic Power of Tiny FossilsArticle
    Admit it: You’ve been lured by the siren’s song of late night infomercials. You know, the ones that offer a product that promises everything from weight loss to thicker hair to increased sexual...Read more
  2. photo Jumbo White Bean Stew with 3 Greens and ParmesanJumbo White Bean Stew with 3 Greens and ParmesanRecipe
    of this stew isn’t meat but giant white beans — gigante beans, as they’re known in Greece–are enormous white beans with a creamy texture and a unique ability to hold their shape fairly well, even after cookingRead more
  3. photo Russian analyst proposes detonating nukes over Yellowstone, fault lines, causing massive volcanic explosion, tsunami and radioactive rain over USRussian analyst proposes detonating nukes over Yellowstone, fault lines, causing massive volcanic explosion, tsunami and radioactive rain over USNews
    In the 20th century, the world experienced a pair of "hot" world wars -- and one gigantic Cold War. In the second decade of the 21st century, it looks as if Cold War II may be underway. TensionsRead more
  4. photo Police conduct eight anal probes on man who ran stop signPolice conduct eight anal probes on man who ran stop signNews
    ?Deming Police Chief Brandan Gigante tried to justify this outrage by telling local TV stations that, hey, his officers did nothing wrong and they followed the law."We follow the law in every aspectRead more
  5. photo CGU Aponta Ministério da Saúde Como Campeão de Desvio de Dinheiro nos Últimos 10 AnosCGU Aponta Ministério da Saúde Como Campeão de Desvio de Dinheiro nos Últimos 10 AnosNews
    ]… Para ele, o gigantismo do Brasil aliado ao recente crescimento da economia – que engordou o orçamento dos ministérios – são os responsáveis pelo aumento de dinheiro desviado no país. – O volume encontrado pela CGU se deveRead more
  6. photo Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion for making false marketing claims and engaging in kickbacksJohnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion for making false marketing claims and engaging in kickbacksNews
    and patients will pay the price for the fraud," he says. "Mr. Gorsky, however, gets to keep his job atand all his bonuses.""This is a gigantic settlement that reflects the seriousness of the criminal and civilRead more
  7. photo Gratitude List: 20 Ways to Be Thankful and Mean ItGratitude List: 20 Ways to Be Thankful and Mean ItArticle
    else is saying, but truly trying to consciously understand what they mean. 9. Leave a gigantic tip. 10. Be patient with those around you. 11. Think before you speak and avoid saying hurtful thingsRead more
  8. photo You’re Finally Going to Ditch Processed Food and Learn How to Cook!You’re Finally Going to Ditch Processed Food and Learn How to Cook!Article
    . Instead of loading up on frozen meals, you can make your own un-processed, pre-made meals over the weekend. I love making a gigantic pot of chili on Sunday and divvying up the food into five glassRead more
  9. photo 7 Ways to Rise Above Plastics7 Ways to Rise Above PlasticsArticle
    Plastic litter is turning our oceans into huge garbage dumps, with gigantic floating plastic islands and having an alarming impact on sea life. The biggest thing you can do to help? Don’t litterRead more
  10. photo Pretty (and Sustainable) in Pink: is the Future of Urban Farming Vertical Pinkhouses?Pretty (and Sustainable) in Pink: is the Future of Urban Farming Vertical Pinkhouses?Article
    , and in, city buildings. Most vertical farms are constructed to get healthy, fresh food into urban areas. However, it’s beginning to look like covering gigantic buildings with green plants may not be as efficientRead more

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Gigantism

Disease

Gigantism, also known as giantism (from Greek γίγας gigas, "giant", plural γίγαντες gigantes), is a condition characterized by excessive growth and height significantly above average. In humans, this condition is caused by over-production of growth hormone in childhood resulting in persons between 2.13 m (7 feet or 84 inches) and 2.74 m (9 feet or 108 inches) in height.The term is typically...More