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20-Apr-2011, 06:32 PM #1
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A place to post miscellaneous articles you've read and want to share that are not subject to requiring a whole thread. This is not about politics, but more about things you find of interest, and wish to share with others.

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The biggest known fossil spider has been found in China, a new study says.

Measuring nearly 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) in length, the 165-million-year-old fossil was uncovered in 2005 by farmers in Inner Mongolia (see map)—a region teeming with fossils from the middle Jurassic period.

"Compared to all other spider fossils, this one is huge," said study co-author ChungKun Shih, a visiting professor at Capital Normal University in Beijing, China."
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...imals-science/
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In the future, when you walk into a doctor's surgery or hospital, you could be asked not just about your allergies and blood group, but also about your gut type. Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, and collaborators in the international MetaHIT consortium, have found that humans have 3 different gut types. The study, published today in Nature, also uncovers microbial genetic markers that are related to traits like age, gender and body-mass index. These bacterial genes could one day be used to help diagnose and predict outcomes for diseases like colo-rectal cancer, while information about a person's gut type could help inform treatment.
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-...icrobiota.html
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20-Apr-2011, 08:08 PM #3
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21-Apr-2011, 02:47 AM #4
Article of Note: It is a great pleasure to see our resident aubergine posting with great gusto! Hoping all is well, Bruce!
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21-Apr-2011, 10:26 AM #5
Gee, thanks, just wanted to support the new launch.
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21-Apr-2011, 12:43 PM #6
11 political myths and conspiracy theories that still persist
By Ed Hornick, CNN
April 21, 2011 10:00 a.m. EDT

Washington (CNN) -- Sex, lies and murder. Americans seem to love conspiracy theories and too-good-to-be-true rumors -- type "George W. Bush IQ" into Google and watch what you get -- especially when it comes to politics.

Did you know that George Washington wasn't the nation's first president? The Mob killed JFK. And, oh yeah, President Obama wasn't born in Hawaii.

http://www.cnn.com/2011/POLITICS/04/....html?iref=NS1
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21-Apr-2011, 05:17 PM #7
JoAnne Kloppenburg To Seek Statewide Recount In Wisconsin Supreme Court Election
First Posted: 04/20/11 09:41 PM ET Updated: 04/21/11 05:05 PM ET
Associated Press writer Jason Smathers in Madison contributed to this report.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg asked election officials Wednesday for a statewide recount in her flagging upset bid against Justice David Prosser, a race that marked yet another front in the fight over Republican Gov. Scott Walker's polarizing union rights law.
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But the Waukesha County clerk stepped forward two days after the election and announced she had failed to report 14,000 votes. Those votes flipped the race for Prosser.
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Kloppenburg on Wednesday filed a complaint along with her recount request asking the board to appoint an independent investigator to look into Nickolaus' practices, alleging problems with her election administration dating back to 2004. Kloppenburg said during her news conference she felt the board has worked too closely with Nickolaus to perform an unbiased review.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_851824.html
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22-Apr-2011, 11:35 PM #8
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After an all-time high as youths, life satisfaction declines as people enter their 40s and 50s. The good news is it rebounds slightly later in life, possibly because worries drop and contentment grows.
http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-we...ge-rises-later
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23-Apr-2011, 11:41 PM #9
A slide show from NASA celebrating Earth Day:

http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com/gal...arth.php?img=1
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The three stages of adulthood:

1. Youthful optimisim - we can change the world - Live long and Prosper
2. Middle age frustration - nothing has changed - Beam me up, Scotty.
3. Reality bites - nothing you can do to change things - may the force be with you. Enjoy life (what's left of it).
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26-Apr-2011, 04:14 PM #12
Women Surpass Men In Advanced Degrees For First Time
By HOPE YEN 04/26/11 10:54 AM ET AP

WASHINGTON -- Census figures show women outnumber men for the first time when it comes to finishing college and holding advanced degrees.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_853795.html

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Kathy Vitzthum, Iowa State Student, Graduates After 19 Years
First Posted: 04/26/11 12:51 PM ET Updated: 04/26/11 12:54 PM ET

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_853674.html
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27-Apr-2011, 08:57 PM #13
Rejoice and Praise the Lord
Mark your calendars my fellow Americans - Monday, June 20, 2011 at 7 PM Eastern, 8 PM Central - Countdown with Keith Olbermann premiers on Current Cable TV which is led by the guy who invented the internet.
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Mark your calendars my fellow Americans - Monday, June 20, 2011 at 7 PM Eastern, 8 PM Central - Countdown with Keith Olbermann premiers on Current Cable TV which is led by the guy who invented the internet.
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Mark your calendars my fellow Americans - Monday, June 20, 2011 at 7 PM Eastern, 8 PM Central - Countdown with Keith Olbermann premiers on Current Cable TV which is led by the guy who invented the internet.
Charter Comm does not carry it . Too bad as Kethie's ranting and psychotic comments were pure comedy
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