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Near Arctic, Seed Vault Is a Fort Knox of Food (blog entry) Bored into the middle of a frozen Arctic mountain topped with snow, the vault’s goal is to store and protect samples of every type of seed from every seed collection in the world.
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PILLOW FIGHT!!!!! (blog entry) DATE: Saturday March 29th RAIN OR SHINE. Don't be a wimp ;-)
PLACE: Pike Place Market, corner of Pike and Pine. In the street, in front of the place that throws the fish.
A car will be blocking traffic so that we can safely fi... read more
10 Universities Offering Free Writing Courses Online (blog entry) Whether you are currently writing professionally or are looking to break into the field, formal writing courses can help you to hone your skills. If you don't have the money or the time for campus-based courses, there are plenty of universities of... read more
Drug combo treats severe acne in women: study (blog entry) NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The oral contraceptive Yasmin, plus a low-dose of the diuretic spironolactone, is a safe and effective treatment for women with severe facial acne, according to the findings of a small study.
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It's a cruel world. Protect yourself (blog entry) malicious software is growing in sophistication. Historically, viruses and other malicious programs have been written by young vandals. Today, much of it is produced by skilled programmers in Eastern Europe. Many of these people became criminals w... read more
HDRwalls (blog entry) HDR images are created by taking multiple shots exposed for the highlights, mid-tones and shadows seperately and then merged into a single image. This process results in incredibly vivid images. These high quality photos are the only kind that yo... read more
IDEAPLANTS :action for better and sustainable living (blog entry) A huge structure of iron bars is build on land and then transported to the reef location. Slowly and with lots of patience a group of scuba divers help to safely guide the big and fragile structure to its final location.
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Japanese study clears mobiles of brain cancer risk (blog entry) Using a mobile phone does not increase your risk of brain cancer
Car-Free, Solar City in Gulf Could Set a New Standard for Green Design (blog entry) The community, slightly smaller than the historic district of Venice, will have similar narrow pedestrian streets, but shaded by canopies made of photovoltaic panels. It will produce all of its own energy from sunlight
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For the mature woman who has everything: a boy toy (blog entry) NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wanted: rich older women interested in hot younger guys. Applicants must be over 35,
Obama (blog entry) "One night," she said in testimony entered into the Congressional Record, "a nursing co-worker was taking an aborted Down's Syndrome baby who was born alive to our Soiled Utility Room because his parents did not want to hold him, and she did not h... read more
UN Wants Final Word on Rearing Your Kids (blog entry) American Free Press:
While pressing senators to reject the Law of the Sea Treaty, or LOST, patriots should also urge rejection of another "convention" sent to the chamber by Bilderberg President Bill Clinton that has been lurking since 1995. If t... read more
Freecycle Network (blog entry) Welcome! The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 4,229 groups with 4,397,000 members across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and ... read more
Monkey’s Thoughts Propel Robot, a Step That May Help Humans (blog entry) On Thursday, the 12-pound, 32-inch monkey made a 200-pound, 5-foot humanoid robot walk on a treadmill using only her brain activity.
The Day the Solar Wind Disappeared (blog entry) For two days in May, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared -- the most drastic and longest-lasting decrease ever observed.
This severe change in the solar wind also changed the shape of Earth's magnetic fie... read more
Online Dating: A Fix for the Farmer's Dilemma (blog entry) When a new girlfriend showed up to see dairy farmer Joe Engel at work, he took an anxious breath when she walked through the barn door. No doubt about it, she was cute. However, Engel, 26, had been down this country road before.
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The Library of Congress (blog entry) 9. Copy of a letter said to have been written by our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, and found 18 miles from Iconium, 25 years after our blessed Saviour's Crucifixion, Transmitted from the Holy City by a converted Jew, and faithfully translated fr... read more
Thumbs Race as Japan’s Best Sellers Go Cellular (blog entry) Whatever their literary talents, cellphone novelists are racking up the kind of sales that most more experienced, traditional novelists can only dream of.
panacea-bocaf 'Building Our Children A Future' (blog entry) How we intend to support the world-community.
We intend to support you by supporting the class of human beings that is normally referred to as an inventor. It is the inventor who thinks outside the box. We, and therefore, by extension, you, a... read more
Do You Need Help Getting Off Mailing Lists? (blog entry) DMA's Mail Preference Service will allow you to receive more of the mail you want to receive and less of the mail you do not wish to receive.`
Amazon Throws Contest for New Authors (blog entry) By CANDICE CHOI – 1 day ago
Think you have the next big novel? So do the hundreds of writers vying in a contest at Amazon.com.
The online retailer and some of its most prolific reviewers have picked 836 semifinalists from 5,000 entries to c... read more
GM says new fuel requirements to add $6,000 per car (blog entry) DETROIT (Reuters) - New fuel efficiency requirements imposed by Congress will add, on average, $6,000 to the price of GM vehicles sold in the United States, the automaker's vice chairman and product chief said on Tuesday.
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Cybersex and the Married Man (blog entry) "Like any affair, the person emotionally shuts down from his or her partner and engages in emotional and physical relationships outside the marriage," says Young, the author of "Caught in the Net: How to Recognize the Signs of Internet Addiction -... read more
U.S. Issues National ID Standards, Setting Stage for a Showdown (blog entry) WASHINGTON — The federal government issued national standards on Friday that states would have to meet in order for driver’s licenses they issue to qualify as identification at airports and federal buildings, setting the stage for a confrontation
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Wrightspeed Inc. (blog entry) The X1 prototype is a concept car, and a test platform. It is not a production car, and never will be. It’s a proof-of-concept vehicle that will lead to a production car in the future.
Popular Ford SYNC System Updated, Expanded; '911 Assist' Connects Emergency Medical Help (blog entry) In his keynote address at the 2008 International CES in Las Vegas, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates announced that Ford will expand SYNC to nearly all Ford, Lincoln and Mercury cars and trucks by the end of 2008. Gates also confirmed a new "911 Assis... read more
Ford Motor Plans To Introduce EcoBoost Engine (blog entry) The Dearborn, Michigan-based company believes that the EcoBoost engine could improve mileage by as much as 20%. The new engine uses turbocharging, which forces air through it. It's also promoting the engine as a less expensive alternative to hybri... read more
Alternative Energy Partnership to Fuel Further Growth in Michigan's Bio-Economy (blog entry) The plant would employ Chemrec's black liquor gasification (BLG) technology, which converts waste from the paper pulping process into synthesis gas. The synthesis gas can then be processed into a variety of biofuels. It is estimated the technolo... read more
In Global Battle on AIDS, Bush Creates Legacy (blog entry) Dr. Coutinho said Ugandans were terrified that when Mr. Bush left office, “the Bush fund,” as they call it, would go with him. “When I’ve traveled in the U.S., I’m amazed at how little people know about what Pepfar stands for,” he said. “Just beca... read more
2009 Fords Will Help Drivers Find Cheaper Gas (blog entry) Beginning with the 2009 Flex and F-150, Ford will offer Sirius Travel Link as part of its navigation package. The Sirius software can provide drivers with useful up-to-date information like, traffic conditions, movie listings, or gas prices at com... read more
GlobeFunder (blog entry) GlobeFunder is a consumer loan marketplace where you, the Borrower, are in control of the lending process. We match your request with Lenders to fund your loan at competitive, market-driven interest rates, and we manage your loan repayment safely,... read more
Make money online with your own online store (blog entry) The Internet makes it easy to sell products online. With an online store, you can reach customers nationwide, and beyond. But getting started can be intimidating.
Got a manuscript? Publishing now a snap (blog entry) Unlike vanity publishing, in which aspiring authors pay to have their books run on traditional presses, on-demand publishing doesn't have to cost writers a cent.
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Plunging into the new year (blog entry) Jan. 2 - Freezing cold plunges, snow covered runs and good old tradition mark the new year around the world.
New year was celebrated with swimming in icy water in the U.S. and the Netherlands while Germans preferred to run through their own fre... read more