Are Humans Evolving Faster? Findings Suggest We... →
Researchers have discovered genetic evidence that human evolution is speeding up — and has not halted or proceeded at a constant rate, as had been thought — indicating that humans on different continents are becoming increasingly different.
Song Chart Meme:
So far, all American presidents have claimed ancestry limited to one or more of...– The 10 Weirdest Facts about American Presidents
Companies Get Cautious About Hiring →
I finally found the cause of all his problems......
Disregarding the topic of the article, an interesting fact was pointed out here. “ There were several regions of activation, but the most striking result, Georgiadis says, was how certain regions in the front of the brain shut down during orgasm, especially one just behind the left eyeball. Researchers have long noticed that damage to this area — the lateral orbitofrontal cortex...
"Ithaca is Gorges" creator dies →
Howard Cogan, the creative talent behind the “Ithaca is Gorges” slogan, died Saturday at age 78. Cogan taught advertising and public relations courses at Ithaca College for 17 years
Stop the Clash - avaaz.org
US ‘confident’ over satellite hit The shooting down of a disabled spy satellite probably destroyed its potentially toxic fuel tank, a US official says. Maybe.
I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my...– George Burns
Imagining the Tenth Demension
I still wish I coulda had his babies.
(Untitled Heath Ledger Project)In which the protagonist dies mysteriously, and the audience analyzes his final days for clues to his real character. From the New York Magazine It’s a long article, but really good. ” The fact is, Ledger probably did cocaine. He might have snorted, smoked, or even injected heroin (in his glam-hipster milieu hardly the gutter death-trip many assume),...
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Launguages I can count to ten in..
English - one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten Latvian - viens, divi, tris, chetri, pieci, seshi, septini, astoni, devini, desmit French - un, deux, troi, quatre, cinq, six, sept, huit, neuf, dix Japanese - ichi, ni, san, shi, go, roku, sichi, hachi, ku, ju Spanish - uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, siete, ocho, nueve, diez Bengali - (to five) ek, thui, tin, char, pach...
It's a little word called addiction.
We made it as a tribute to women, because African women are defined by the shape...– DJ Mix (left), article from the BBC.
OK, here’s a quiz for you. You have a tube that is fixed in space. You cannot move it. It is too small for you to get your hands into it, and there is a peanut in the bottom. You want the peanut. How do you extract the peanut? Have a look at how this chimp did it: From scienceblogs.com
Newark goes 33 days without a murder →
Kosovo declares independence from Serbia →
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How to Make Great Teachers →
Time Magazine's Quote of the Day
Kasmore: Of course you could learn it, you are a genius! Me: Well...– in deciding whether or not I could easily learn how to make style guides for websites. 2/15/08
]]]]>]]>MediaRights:News:Alterna-Love With New York City bubbling over with chocolate and cartoon hearts this month, we wanted to get into the spirit and share some of our alterna-love with you. by …me! http://www.mediarights.org/news/2008/02/14/alternalove Image by Bob.Fornal
Does any one realize how crazy and serious this...
Putin repeats missile aim threat Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeated his threat to target missiles at neighbouring states if they site parts of the planned US missile shield. Mr Putin spoke of ‘retargeting our missiles’ at any US missile shield. Mr Putin said the US proposal to base interceptors in Poland and a radar in the Czech Republic “threatens our national...
Well it's starting to come along...
Obama Clinton Edwards Pledged: 1096 Pledged: 977 Pledged: 26 Superdelegates: 157 Superdelegates: 234 Superdelegates: 0 Total: 1,253 Total: 1,211 Total: 26...
Australia apology to Aborigines →
The Australian government has made a formal apology for the past wrongs caused by successive governments on the indigenous Aboriginal population. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologised in parliament to all Aborigines for laws and policies that “inflicted profound grief, suffering and loss”. He singled out the “Stolen Generations” of thousands of children forcibly removed from...
Pretty much my favorite video ever.
Dance Monkeys Dance by Ernest Cline
Slip of the Tongue
“What’s your ethnic make up?” A young man makes a pass at a beautiful stranger and gets an eye-opening schooling on race and gender. For more information about this film and to take action visit the Media That Matters Festival winner Slip of the Tongue
FAQ: How will Real ID affect you? →
Federal regulations creating a uniform national ID card—called Real ID—take effect on May 11. If your state hasn’t agreed in principle to upgrade its driver’s licenses to be Real ID-compliant, you could have trouble traveling by air and taking advantage of some government services. One Homeland Security official told Congress last year that Real ID could be used for...
Ugh! Go Barack!
How close are the would-be US presidential candidates to securing their party’s nomination? Hillary Clinton Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee 1,147 delegates Barack Obama Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota,...
If we were to predict the results based on typography and design, we would pick...– Talking of campaign logos - Sam Berlow and Cyrus Highsmith for boston.com article What font says ‘Change’?
A poignant excerpt..
“Nabokov calls every great novel a fairy tale, I said. Well, I would agree. First, let me remind you that fairytales abound with frightening witches who eat children and wicked stepmothers who poison their beautiful stepdaughters and weak fathers who leave their children behind in forests. But the magic comes from the power of good, that force which tells us we need not give in to the...
More links that I just want to draw to your... →
10 Sci-Fi Techs We Could Build If They Weren’t So Damn Expensive History’s Greatest Gadgets Head Lice Came With US Out Of Africa: Study 20 Qualities for a Successful Life
US admits killing Iraqi civilians →
The US military has admitted accidentally killing nine Iraqi civilians, including a child, during raids south of Baghdad.
I can press when there needs to be pressed; I can hold hands when there needs to...– George W. Bush, on how he can contribute to the Middle East peace process, Washington, D.C., Jan. 4, 2008