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Thomas Paine

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

Monday, March 5, 2012

5 March - iGoogle

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All Things Considered - NPR
Ohio Is Key Test For GOP Hopefuls

American Water Intelligence
Islamorada new WWTP, FL
Bouhouda WTP

Blog of Rights

In Targeted Killing Speech, Holder Mischaracterizes Debate Over Judicial Review


Android apps max size shoots from 50MB to 4GB

Motive for Iranian student's killing a mystery

Homicide detectives here say they are exploring every possible avenue as they investigate the assassination-style killing of an Iranian dissident...  
Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in prison

Carbon Farmers of Australia

The Farmer Wants Advice
UN calls for urgent action on soil carbon measurement

Center for Climate and Energy

Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) conference
Bingaman Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012

Circle of Blue water news
America’s Water Infrastructure Shows Its Age — The National Debate About How to Pay for Repairs


Common Dreams
Eight...Oops, Now 12 - Have Had Enough

Daily Bell

Democracy versus Liberty

Daily News Egypt

Judges file complaint against Appeals Court head for lifting travel ban in NGO case
Al-Nour Party dismisses MP for false assault claims
Democracy Now!
BP to Pay $7.8B to Settle Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Lawsuit. Is it a Bad Deal for Gulf Residents?

Future Videogames May Have Thumb Tugging: DNews Nuggets
New videogame controllers may tug at the skin on your thumbs to enhance the game.  

U.S. EPA Radiation News
EPA Provides Major Grant to CACWNY

FreakOut Nation
By Limbaugh’s definition, all Fox News Female employees are Sluts (they’re covered for contraceptives)
President Obama Reverses Controversial ‘Indefinite Detention’ section of NDAA

PM: I'll never let Israel live under shadow of annihilation - Jerusalem Post
US Law May Allow Killings, Holder Says - New York Times
Even if today's medicine has solved countless problems that made bringing up a child so difficult and risky, there still are aspects that scientists are only discovering. Among these, a recent study that shows there is a link between kids' snoring and ...
(Reuters) - Some children may have memory and attention problems up to a year after a concussion, issues that can be tied to a lower quality of life and an increased risk of needing extra help in school, according to a US study.
Star wire services A 3-year-old girl in Portland, Ore. is recovering after surgery to remove 37 magnets she had swallowed. Oregon's KPTV reported Payton Bushnell had complained to her parents about stomach pain. At first, Aaron and Kelli Bushnell ...
By Laura Zuckerman Three young people have been hospitalized with kidney failure and a dozen others sickened in Casper, Wyoming, in an outbreak linked to a batch of the designer drug Spice, authorities said on Friday. Hank the cat is running for Senate ...
By Amanda Gardner, Health.com Spending quality time with your child will protect them from going down the path of alcohol and drug abuse. (Health.com) -- Adopted children are twice as likely to abuse drugs if their biological parents did too, ...
March 5, 2012 — Girls who consumed the most vitamin D had the lowest risk for stress fractures, but dairy consumption did not reduce the risk, and calcium actually increased it, according to results from a new study published online March 5 in the ...
PHILADELPHIA, March 5 (UPI) -- US physicians should screen for colorectal cancer in average risk adults at age 50 and older and high risk adults at the age of 40, new guidance advise. The American College of Physicians issued a new guidance statement ...
Some women with depression who become pregnant face a troubling decision: whether to continue taking antidepressant medication

Guardian UK
Putin makes presence felt on Moscow's streets

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny among those arrested after one of the biggest protests in Moscow for yearsThousands of Russians streamed through...  
Netanyahu: we must decide our fate


Saints: Benson Backing Loomis, Payton In Wake Of Bounty System Scandal
Fair Warning

Inside Facebook

Microsoft puts Bing search ad on Facebook logout page
Dailymotion, BranchOut, Angry Birds, Pinterest, Spotify, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU


Shoe Racks, Headphone Splitters, and More Screw Tricks [From The Tips Box]



Steve Munro

NPR - News
Accusations Of Sexual Abuse By Red Sox Clubhouse Manager Widens
High Court To Reconsider Major Human Rights Ruling


12-020: NRC Issues Final Safety Evaluation Report for Columbia Nuclear Power Plant License Renewal
III-12-007: NRC Begins Review of FENOC'S Root Cause Analysis of Davis-Besse Shield Building Cracks

New Scientist online news

Spider silk spun into violin strings

News 24
Former Matie tells of plan to rape, murder ex

Former computer science student Jacobus Eksteen bought two stun guns on the internet as part of his plan to kidnap, rape and murder the young woman...  
Cele wanted Pretoria building - official

Obama Conspiracy Theories

Mama Sarah Obama injured in auto accident

Oddly Enough

The last huzzah?

 Open Channel

In India, oversight lacking in outsourced drug trials
By Tim SandlerNBC NewsGUJARAT, India – Rambha Gajre was desperate. She and her family faced eviction from their cramped, tin-roof hut if she...  
$41 for a 3-second voicemail? Troops sound off over waystation phones

Open Secrets

Koch-Connected Group Shows Holes in Disclosure Requirements
Moneyed Sectors Returned to Santorum After Big Win in Iowa


Verdict 2012
2012 Assembly Elections: Exit Polls


Israeli “Decision Made” to Launch Pre-emptive Strike on Iran


Paper.li Joins StartUp Canada's National Tour as Media Partner
Today StartUp Canada launches the country’s first national entrepreneurship tour and campaign aimed at build Canada into a StartUp Nation -- and...  

Payvand Iran news

Republicans, Netanyahu and Iranian Children

Philippines News

Philippines - Radio journalist shot, wounded

Politics Security Secrecy

Arts, Culture and Fun Presents, Power, Security and Secrecy: A ...

Political MoJo | Mother Jones

Mandatory Transvaginal Ultrasounds: Coming Soon to a State Near You
VIDEO: Scott Walker Pledged to Negotiate with Unions—Then "Dropped the Bomb" on Them

Psychology Today

Know Your Limits

Rescuing the Frog

The ‘economics’ of upgrading
Molasses, the viscosity of “natural bitumen”, and the FQD

Satellite News

NASA's THEMIS Satellite Sees a Great Electron Escape
When scientists discovered two great swaths of radiation encircling Earth in the 1950s, it spawned over-the-top fears about "killer electrons" and...  


Nasa prepares for $2.5bn gamble on Mars landing

Science Daily

Space weather: Explosions on Venus

Scientific American

Psoriasis Linked To Protection From HIV-1
Stop this Absurd War on the Color Pink

Shaleshock Media

Compressor Station — Teel– Dimock, Pa.
Treading Lightly on the Planet

Sovereign Independent

Shaddow-gov-op “Common Propose” tries to recruit vulnerable students in Maynooth
The New Mediterranean Oil and Gas Bonanza

Star Online
Subra: Minimum wage will not result in our economy collapsing
Two Malaysian books up for award


Community Briefiing: Austin police warn about yardwork scam targeting seniors; Georgetown's Citizen Police Academy taking applications


TED’s first response to Bryan Stevenson’s talk on injustice


DailyDirt: The Rest Of The Universe
Too Bad: SXSW Shuts Down Useful App For Finding New Bands You'd Like

Ten Percent

Friday. Portlandia- Did You Read It?

This Week in Science

The Constant Pollinator
Earth's Sluggish Past


Turkey keeps France sanctions despite court ruling on "genocide" bill
Turkey has decided to keep sanctions on France it imposed after French assembly endorsed a bill making it a crime to deny the so-called "Armenian...  
250 protesters, including opposition leaders detained in Moscow
USA Today
Super Tuesday: Will Romney be able to seal the deal?
Holder: Constitution doesn't cover terrorists
( Nifty. The guy 'upholding the law' says it's meaningless )
Analysts: Iran sanctions unlikely to force regime change

 Unexplained Mysteries

'Dead' woman climbs out of her coffin
Scandinavian trees 'survived last Ice Age'

Web MD
Cancer in Colas' Caramel Coloring?

Lab tests commissioned by a consumer group find that popular colas -- including Coke and Pepsi -- carry a caramel-coloring chemical that causes...  
Why Am I So Tired? 10 Causes of Fatigue


Man invents device to feed dog using Twitter messages
Shop assistant Amanda Whittaker, 27, falls in love with the Statue of Liberty

 White House

Readout of the President’s Meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu

Media’s Belated “Acknowledgment” of Saudi 9/11 Story

 Zoe - It's our Nature
Iowa Passes Bill to Jail Factory Farm Investigators
World’s Oldest Horse

Daily Galaxy
New SuperEarth Discovery Shows Signs of Water in AtmosphereNew SuperEarth Discovery Shows Signs of Water in Atmosphere
Dark Matter --Not Light-- May Provide a Heat Source for Millions of Starless PlanetsDark Matter --Not Light-- May Provide a Heat Source for Millions of Starless Planets
"The Virus Planet" -- A Hidden Universe that would Reach Out 100 Million Light Years (Today's Most Popular)"The Virus Planet" -- A Hidden Universe that would Reach Out 100 Million Light Years (Today's Most Popular)
"Fermi Bubbles" --Starry Messages? Searching for Signatures of Interstellar Archaeology"Fermi Bubbles" --Starry Messages? Searching for Signatures of Interstellar Archaeology
Weird Physics of New Theories of the Origin of Our UniverseWeird Physics of New Theories of the Origin of Our Universe

To Do

By ANDREW WHITAKER SCOTLAND'S electricity will come solely from renewable energy by 2020, leading to reductions in households' bills, a new government report has claimed. Electricity bills would be almost £100 cheaper a year if the Scottish ...
Modesto Bee
Anthony Cannella tried to get the Legislature to change the definition of renewable energy to include hydro power. He got nowhere. This year the Ceres Republican is taking a more modest approach — trying to get hydro power factored into the new state ...
By Rachael King on March 05, 2012 Google (GOOG) is stepping up wind-power purchases to reduce emissions, even as it devotes most of its renewable energy investments to sun-related projects, a trade-off aimed at reining in costs as the company seeks ...
Huffington Post
Ocean Renewable Power Co. aims to begin installation of its first grid-connected power unit in mid-March at a 60-acre site in Cobscook Bay at the nation's easternmost tip. The first unit capable of powering 20 to 25 homes will be hooked up to the grid ...
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Human Habitat

By Tyler Slauson, Action News The Department of Ecology's (Ecology) Central Regional Office plans to hire about 60 teens throughout Central Washington this summer to help clean up area roadsides, parks and recreation areas. DEPT.
The Moderate Voice
What was most wild and wise about her was that she earned her MA in 1918 and her Ph.D. in ECOLOGY in 1922… 1922. After the worst ecological disaster ever known on planet Earth to that time, that is, World War I, which in the midst of slaughter more ...
Montreal Gazette
... in populated areas in Canada in 1990 to being currently in 18 per cent of such spots east of Saskatchewan, and this is expected to reach 80 per cent by 2020, says the paper published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology.
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
TORONTO - Barrick Gold named a corporate social responsibility board on Friday, which will advise the world's top gold producer on community relations, sustainable development and human rights, as miners around the globe face tougher public and ...
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Water Power

Elmira Star-Gazette
The US Environmental Protection Agency's testing of scores of water wells will give residents of a small northeastern Pennsylvania village a snapshot of the aquifer they rely on for drinking, cooking and bathing. The first EPA test results, ...
San Jose Mercury News
By LARRY PARSONS The executive officer of the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Board reacted coolly to calls by local legislators to delay action this month on new water pollution rules for runoff from irrigated farm fields.
Wall Street Journal
By MIRIAM JORDAN ENTOTO, Ethiopia—Cast out from her family, Tigist arrived at Ethiopia's Entoto Mountain believing that a spring here welled with holy water that would rid her body of HIV. Joining 4000 other squatters seeking the same cure, ...
Huffington Post
Sam Brownback signed new water laws Monday, challenging Kansas farmers and ranchers to use them to conserve the resource for future generations. The Republican governor said during a signing ceremony in Garden City that if used properly, ...
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