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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.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

7 March - iGoogle

All Things Considered - NPR
'Les Bons Temps Rouler' To The Auction Block

American Water Intelligence

Harrisburg O&M

UN aid chief visits Homs district
The UN's aid chief visits the devastated Baba Amr district of Homs with relief workers, who had been blocked by Syrian authorities since Friday.  

Apple unveils high-def iPad

Blog of Rights - ACLU
Holder's Defense of Warrantless Wiretapping

Kentucky tornado cut 95-mile trench, NWS says
At least 45 separate tornadoes have been identified in last week's deadly outbreak across the Midwest and South, including one that stayed on the...  

Too many immigrants in France, Sarkozy says
Wine bag knows how to rack

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Nova Scotia doubles number of temporary foreign workers in past five years

Carbon Farmers of Australia
This is the gauntlet we are running

What is an agricultural community worth?

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) conference

Eileen Claussen Comments on Sen. Bingaman's Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012

Circle of Blue Water News
The Stream, March 7: Australia Floods Stir Murray-Darling Debate

Big Water Projects in the Big Apple

Simon Kelner: Sometimes stardom is as painful as pulling teeth

Natalie Haynes: You want to act but your parents aren't loaded? Forget it

Common Dreams


Daily Bell

'Blind' Fed Owns More US Treasuries Than China - Ruining Fixed-Income Policy Gauge

Daily News -Egypt
Muslims at rally: NYPD surveillance keeps us safe

Hospital accused of breaching confidentiality with Al-Nour MP

Democracy Now!
LulzSec Cyber Activists Arrested with Help of Hacking Group's Former Leader -- Is Assange Next?

Vermont Voters Back Grassroots Campaign to Abolish Corporate Personhood

355 $1B of TSA Nude Body Scanners Made Worthless By Blog

267 Digg Mobile is now in a relationship with Digg Social Reader

252 Republicans started a war on women: ‘Expect us’ (with video)

250 532 Million Status Updates, 864,000 Hours of Video: A Typical Day on the Internet (Infographic)

248 Disneyland and AIDS Charity Sued for Darth Vader Swinging at Angry Bird But Hitting Lady

'Vomit Bird' Throws Up a Defense Against Predators
Biologists discovered Eurasian Roller nestlings vomit on themselves to discourage predators and alert parents.  

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

U.S. EPA Water Science News

Food and Water Watch
Fracking: The New Global Water Crisis
Fracking: The New Global Water Crisis

food consumer
How to save $800 on your new car?
By David Liu Jorge Silva-Risso, an associate professor of marketing at the University of California, Riverside offered some tips in a paper newly...  

Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher mortality in female nursing home residents*
*If you take oral Vitamin D you must avoid this serious mistake

Force Change
Stop Greyhound Racing in Vietnam and Cambodia

FreakOut Nation
Blame the Victim: Republicans Cling Desperately to Conspiracy theories on Sandra Fluke
Recommended: Romney campaign says losing nomination would take 'act of God' - msnbc.com

Manning says 'I'll always be a Colt' amid emotional release - USA TODAY
On Tuesday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it had sent a warning letter to Breathable Foods Inc., makers of AeroShot, questioning the safety of their caffeine "inhaler" and accusing them of using "false or misleading statements in ...
By Alice Park | @aliceparkny | March 7, 2012 | + If one thing's clear about the data on the health effects of hormone replacement therapy after menopause, it's that they're confusing. But researchers are continually learning more about which women can ...
By Stephanie Smith, CNN (CNN) -- By the time Lindsay Porter had her kidneys removed two years ago, they were bulging -- covered in cysts -- and together weighed 16 pounds. Her abdominal area was so distended, "I looked nine months pregnant, ...
By Sharon Begley | NEW YORK (Reuters) - A leading psychiatry journal has distanced itself from a controversial study that it published in 2009 which suggested a link between abortion and mental illness, including such severe forms as post-traumatic ...
In late February, French lawmakers voted to ban the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) in all food packaging. It was a gutsy move, putting the health of Europeans ahead of big-business interests. Better still, it may give the US Food and Drug Administration ...
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration announced newly-mandated safety labeling for cholesterol-lowering statin drugs such as Lipitor, Mevacor, Crestor, Zocor, and Vytorin. The FDA issued new side-effect warnings regarding the increased risk of ...
By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. This study found that exposing juvenile male rats to repeated stress significantly ...
by Brendon Nafziger , DOTmed News Associate Editor The American College of Physicians' new colon cancer screening guidelines recomme
 Guardian UK
Leader vows to keep Libya together
Declaration of autonomy by politicians and tribes in oil-rich eastern region prompts warning from Mustafa Abdul JalilThe Libyan leader, Mustafa...  

Mitt Romney still can't seal the deal

We Will Miss You Dennis Kucinich…

Inside Facebook
New this week on the Inside Network Job Board: SponsorPay, GREE, Power Reviews and more

New Facebook platform industry hires: Kontagent, BranchOut, Involver


Obama on war with Iran: “This is not a game and there is nothing casual about it”

“Mr. President: Say No to War of Choice with Iran”


Apple next-generation iPad liveblog! (Tim Stevens/Engadget)

Steve Munro
44 Mandates Count For More Than 1
12-021: NRC Examining Potential Impact on Nuclear Plant Safety from Upstream Dam Failure

12-020: NRC Issues Final Safety Evaluation Report for Columbia Nuclear Power Plant License Renewal

News 24
On-the-spot Cele tries to fight back
Suspended police boss Bheki Cele has came under scrutiny as he took the stand during a hearing into his conduct, where he portrayed a key State...  

New Scientist - Online News
Velociraptor couldn't resist dead pterosaur for dinner

Obama Conspiracy Theories
Posse book popularity declines

Open Channel

Lawsuit claims rape, misconduct at D.C. Marine Barracks
Eight current and former U.S. service members are stepping forward to accuse U.S. military officials of tolerating a "staggering" number of sexual...  

Open Secrets
Koch-Connected Group Shows Holes in Disclosure Requirements

Verdict 2012

2012 Assembly Elections: Exit Polls

Obama’s transgender ex-nanny outcast

Payvand Iran News
Iran's Supreme Leader Wants More Supervision In Cyber Space

Philippines News
US, Philippine drills planned near disputed areas

Political MoJo | Mother Jones
Colbert On Targeted Killing: "Due Process Just Means There's A Process That You Do"

Dennis Kucinich Goes Down in Ohio. Now What?

Politics Security Secrecy
The New School of Information Security » How's that secrecy ...

Tampa: We're proud we're not like Charlotte

Psychology Today
The Learning Curve

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...  

Jeff Adams – Real Estate Investing

Nasa prepares for $2.5bn gamble on Mars landing

Science Daily

Self-centered kids? Blame their immature brains

Scientific American
Plant Movement from Climate Change Revealed in Interactive Map

Shaleshock Media
Treading Lightly on the Planet

2/4-Dick Franke: Treading Lightly on the Planet

Sovereign Independent
Lost & Alone in the 3rd Dimension…

Star Online
Flash floods in KL after thunderstorm

Police record statements from drivers, passengers over bus crash

Man charged in Northeast Austin apartment fire was ill, mother told police


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


Isn't It Time Artists Lost Their 18th-Century Sense Of Entitlement?

Ten Percent

This Week in Science
The Constant Pollinator

Azerbaijan marks International Women’s Day (PHOTO)
 Azerbaijan marks the International Women’s Day - March 8 on Thursday  

Azerbaijani first lady inspects children`s clinic of National Oncology Center

USA Today
Biggest solar storm in years nears Earth, may disrupt power

US News and World Report
Brazil Moves To Ease Soccer Beer Ban, As World Cup Spat With FIFA Grows

Christians Provide Free Labor On Jewish Settlements

Unexplained Mysteries
Was Bin Laden really buried at sea ?
Web MD
Altered Stem Cells Limit Transplant Rejection
New research holds the promise of freeing many organ transplant patients from a lifetime of anti-rejection drugs.  

Understanding the FIT Platform for Teens

Millions of spiders spin ghostly grid of cobwebs in Australian field

Gorilla in the mist: Anyone missing a giant 12-foot metal ape?

Remarks by the President on Energy -- Mount Holly, NC

Readout of the President’s Meeting with Libyan Prime Minister ElKeib

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

To Do

The $2 billion Rock Island Clean Line transmission line will deliver 3500 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota to communities and businesses across Illinois and other states to the east.
Power Engineering Magazine
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani was informed here on Tuesday that renewable energy in Pakistan has become investors' choice and they had the offers for generating 1500 megawatts (MW) electricity through these resources. While chairing a meeting of ...
PERTH AMBOY — A Colorado-based company specializing in brownfield development is looking to attract renewable-energy businesses to a 100-acre site along the Arthur Kill that needs to undergo an 18-month environmental remediation.
The wind industry is the second-largest recipient of government subsidies in the renewables sector. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The federal government spent $24 billion on energy subsidies in 2011, with the vast majority going to renewable energy sources, ...
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Human Habitat

Kansas City Star
Here, the ecology lesson is about sturgeons who are overfished for the caviar they can supply to connoisseurs. White's vivid descriptions about how the sturgeons are fished and their eggs harvested, as well as the dealings on the black market, ...
Access Washington
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) today extended the public comment period on two draft reports detailing the results of a large-scale sediment sampling effort in Port Angeles Harbor. The comment period, which began Feb.
Morgan Hill Times
In fact, the story makes the case that the economy and ecology are closely intertwined, that humans must save and sustain our natural resources in order to save jobs and sustain a viable economy. Soon after the last Truffula tree is cut down, ...
Issaquah Press
By Staff The state Department of Ecology's Northwest Regional Office in Bellevue plans to hire about 72 teenagers to help clean up area roadsides, parks and recreation areas during the summer. Ecology Youth Corps members also learn how to better care ...
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Water Power

Wall Street Journal
By Christian Berthelsen Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)-US stocks treaded water in morning trading Wednesday, arresting Tuesday's slide after the latest figures on employment and productivity met expectations.
Access to clean water is most difficult in Africa. Here a woman in Tanzania gathers water from a hole in a riverbed. Photo by: Bob Metcalf. Over the past two decades (1990-2010) over two billion people have received access to improved drinking water, ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The second of three regional summits focusing on water rights trading and investment in water resources will take place in Santa Barbara, California, on April 12th & 13th. The events, jointly hosted by American Water Intelligence and WestWater Research ...
Although residents will most likely enjoy a zero increase in the property tax rate next year, water and wastewater rate increases will be needed to continue to support the programs. By Erin Tiernan In the second in a series of budget hearings on ...
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