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 Marathon Champion, Grete Waitz Has Died
Marathon Champion, Grete Waitz Has Died
Grete Waitz, the Norwegian marathoner who won the New York City Marathon nine times, died today at age 57. She had been battling cancer for the past six years and passed away in Oslo. picked by suebe 8 months ago
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 "Piss Christ" Vandalized After Christian Protest Against "Blasphemy"
"Piss Christ" Vandalized After Christian Protest Against "Blasphemy"
When New York artist Andres Serrano plunged a plastic crucifix into a glass of his own urine and photographed it in 1987 under the title Piss Christ, he said he was making a statement on the misuse of religion. Controversy has followed the work ever since, but reached an unprecedented peak on Palm Sunday when it was attacked with hammers and destroyed after an "anti-blasphemy" campaign b... read full post picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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 Super Rich See Federal Taxes Drop Dramatically (Actual AP Headline)
Super Rich See Federal Taxes Drop Dramatically (Actual AP Headline)
Happy Tax Day! (actually, day after) With an odd element of fanfare, the Associated Press wants you to know one thing about America's tax code: it's broken and everybody knows it. picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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 Now In Production: Human Skin Grown In a Robot-Controlled German Skin Factory
Now In Production: Human Skin Grown In a Robot-Controlled German Skin Factory
Robots and computers control the skin-making process, which takes place in a sterile, climate-controlled setting. The skin broth is closely monitored for any signs of infection and computers guide the lasers and blades that cut swatches of skin. picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 Teen Keyboard Performer Stabs, Kills Self as Crowd Looks On
Teen Keyboard Performer Stabs, Kills Self as Crowd Looks On
Open mic night ended in a horrific tragedy as 19-year-old Kipp Rusty Walker took his own life Thursday night at a Bend coffee house. picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 VenomousVagina Murder Plot
VenomousVagina Murder Plot
A man is claiming that after an argument his wife tried to kill him by dousing her vagina with poison and asking him to service her. picked by 2manyusernames 8 months ago
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 Fallout Continues Over Obama-Chimpanzee Email
Fallout Continues Over Obama-Chimpanzee Email
The controversy continues over the Obama-chimpanzee email sent by Southern California Tea Party activist and member of the central committee of the Orange County Republican Party, Marilyn Davenport. picked by drogue 8 months ago
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 15th century book turns up in Utah
15th century book turns up in Utah
Rare-book dealer Ken Sanders has seen more than his share of old books. But he's never seen one in Utah quite like ancient tome that made his jaw drop last weekend.

Will not allow me to add a pic..... picked by mutil8or 8 months ago
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 Taking Cars Out of Times Square Really Improved the Air
Taking Cars Out of Times Square Really Improved the Air
Back in 2009 Mayor Bloomberg prohibited vehicle traffic on Broadway between 42nd Street and 47th Street in Times Square to create a pedestrian plaza (video here). Now, the city's most recent Community Air Survey found that, "After the conversion to a pedestrian plaza, NO pollution levels in Times Square went down by 63 percent while, NO2 levels went down by 41 percent." picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 Whatever Happened To The Anti-War Movement?
Whatever Happened To The Anti-War Movement?
The United States is knee-deep in at least three international military conflicts at the moment — in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya.

American lives are being lost. Innocent civilians are being killed. Several of the engagements appear to be primed for protraction. The wars are expensive in other ways, too. picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 Man Catches On Fire in a Porn Shop
Man Catches On Fire in a Porn Shop
A man watching a video, was engulfed in flames and ran out of a San Francisco porn shop. picked by suebe 8 months ago
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  Aging: Work Longer, Live Longer
Aging: Work Longer, Live Longer
a sense of purpose and meaning plays an important role in longevity,It is vital to have a cause to wake up to every morning," he said. "There has to be something to get you up and keep you engaged. picked by midnightbliss10 8 months ago
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 Chinese Censors Crack Down on Time Travel
Chinese Censors Crack Down on Time Travel
In a statement dated March 31, the State Administration for Radio, Film & Television said that TV dramas that involve characters traveling back in time “lack positive thoughts and meaning.” The guidelines discouraging this type of show said that some “casually make up myths, have monstrous and weird plots, use absurd tactics, and even promote feudalism, superstition, fatalism... read full post picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 Move over Jesus, step aside Mary, Kate Middleton's face found on a mango jelly bean
Move over Jesus, step aside Mary, Kate Middleton's face found on a mango jelly bean
What can I say? picked by Moe 8 months ago
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 McDonald's Managers Charged With Selling Stolen Identities to Prospective Workers
McDonald's Managers Charged With Selling Stolen Identities to Prospective Workers
In a perfect example of how far and what risks employers will take advantage of illegal immigrants, two McDonald's managers were arrested for selling stolen IDs to undocumented aliens so they could work. picked by 2manyusernames 8 months ago
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 Marijuana causes global warming, uses 1% of U.S. electricity
Marijuana causes global warming, uses 1% of U.S. electricity
a recent study is claiming that indoor marijuana growers use 1% of the US's total electric production as well as represent a major contributor to global warming picked by 2manyusernames 8 months ago
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 Has Fox Gone Too Far? - Implies Obama Caused Suicde
Has Fox Gone Too Far? - Implies Obama Caused Suicde
College student commits suicide. Coincidentally it happen at the same time that Obama was making his budget speak. Fox reports the story with a not-very-subtle implication that Obama was the cause of the suicide. picked by 2manyusernames 8 months ago
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 How Did Dinosaurs Have Sex?
How Did Dinosaurs Have Sex?
Carefully, I would imagine. picked by suebe 8 months ago
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 Last Two Speakers of Dying Language Refuse to Talk to Each Other
Last Two Speakers of Dying Language Refuse to Talk to Each Other
Ayapaneco is a dying language, once spoken in what is now the Mexican state of Tabasco. There are only two speakers left, both of whom live in the same village. And they refuse to talk to each other. picked by suebe 8 months ago
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 How to Get a Real Education. By Scott Adams.
How to Get a Real Education. By Scott Adams.
Forget art history and calculus. Most students need to learn how to run a business, says Scott Adams. picked by Bornbad 8 months ago
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 Woman Mutilates Cat for Lady Gaga Costume
Woman Mutilates Cat for Lady Gaga Costume
A 20-year-old Oklahoma woman killed and mutilated her family's cat, apparently so she could use its blood for an outfit to wear to a Lady Gaga concert. Talk about a "little monster"! But seriously, she killed a cat. picked by Bornbad 8 months ago
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 Cat With Arrow Shot In Head Gets 8 More Lives
Cat With Arrow Shot In Head Gets 8 More Lives
Max, a three-year-old cat from Santa Cruz, California, was missing for two days when he returned to his owners' house with the arrow already lodged in his skull. Otherwise he was behaving normally. picked by suebe 8 months ago
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 France's Ban on Burqas Takes Effect: Infringement on Religious Freedom?
France's Ban on Burqas Takes Effect: Infringement on Religious Freedom?
In general we think laws are a good thing, because a lot of them are supposed to keep us safe and make our lives easier. But when the people behind a law acknowledge that enforcing it might cause more harm than good, does that law have a point? French officials have said that applying the country’s newly enacted ban on the burka, the full-face covering worn by some Muslim women, is going to ... read full post picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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 Researchers Build "Big Bang in a Box" at University of Maryland
Researchers Build "Big Bang in a Box" at University of Maryland
“What we have done, with simple experimental geometry, is reconstruct the way that space-time expands,” said Igor Smolyaninov, who describes the model in a paper submitted to Physical Review Letters. picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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 Texas Anti-Gay Law Still on the Books Despite Supreme Court Ruling 8 Years Ago, Republicans Fighting to Keep it That Way
Texas Anti-Gay Law Still on the Books Despite Supreme Court Ruling 8 Years Ago, Republicans Fighting to Keep it That Way
In 2003, the Supreme Court handed down the landmark ruling Lawrence v. Texas, which struck down state sodomy laws and set a precedent that protects sex between consenting adults under the constitutional right to privacy. None of this seems to matter to Texas' Republican supermajority. picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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