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How does the discovery of the Higgs boson affect our real life?

Some times people in general have the feeling that the cutting-edge science does not affect the real life. I mean, how does the housewife or the cab driver are affected by researches as Higgs boson or strings theory? What is the real impact on the price of food, the school taxes or this kind of real thing and ordinary?

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    Nov 21 2013: Housewives would not have been there if human beings would not have learned to make houses.

    Cab drivers would not have been there if a wheel was not invents and we would not have developed the technology to make cabs.

    We can always criticize science and technology but the fact remains same that there is no life if we do not move forward in those areas and every area.

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