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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, August 20, 2012

20 August -iGoogle

All Things Considered - NPR
Teen Pregnancy Declines, But U.S. Still Lags

American Water Intelligence
Newark O&M

Strike-hit South Africa mine idle
The South African mine where police shot dead 34 striking workers reopens but produces no ore, as owners extend the deadline for strikers to return.  

Apple most valuable company ever
  • Nasa's Mars rover zaps first rock
    Nasa's Curiosity rover deploys its laser instrument for the first time, hitting a small Martian rock with 30 short but powerful pulses of light.
  • Strength added to 'solid smoke'
    Recent improvements to a type of material known as aerogel could lead to a new generation of highly insulating clothing, a major conference hears.
  • Flies learn sexed-up mates' smell
    Researchers discover how sexually rejected fruit flies learn to spot more receptive females: through the females' smell.
  • Hi-tech alert for stressed fish
    A team of UK scientists is looking to develop a system that can automatically identify when fish used in laboratories are under stress.
  • Sharks tracked by surfing robot
    A robot that surfs on the waves is being used by US scientists to track the movements of great white sharks.
  • Polar bear killed by zebra virus
    Zoos should be on the alert for viruses that can jump from one type of animal to another, threatening endangered species, research suggests.
Blog of Rights - ACLU
Video Analytics: A Brain Behind the Eye?

Breaking the Addiction to Incarceration: Weekly Highlights
When is the right (and wrong) time to buy Apple stock?

Leaked media kit points to 2004 ad sales pitch for 'TheFacebook'
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Crime and Declining Unionization'
Carbon Farmers of Australia

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Carbon Forum North America 2012
Promoted in Energy Efficiency section:  0 Mon...  

Circle of Blue water news
Federal Water Tap, August 20: Army Corps Builds Underwater Levee in Mississippi River to Hold Back Salt Water

Oil and Water Don’t Mix in Lake Malawi Border Dispute

Arifa Akbar: Dementia is unbearable – and the system makes it worse
Common Dreams
Science Bulletin: Victims of Legitimate Rape, Unlike Just Regular Ole Rape, Don't Get Pregnant Much

Daily Bell
Cult of Putin Is Alternative Media Porn?

The Allure of Mandates
EPA Radiation News
EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at Rockaway Borough, NJ Superfund Site; Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris and Essex Counties

EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
EPA Water Science News
Final National Recommended Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Carbaryl--2012

2012 Beach Grants
Food and Water Watch
Gadget Magazines Only See One Side of Aquaculture

As a Yogurt Craze Boosts New York’s Dairy Industry, Fracking Could Can It
food consumer
Plant-based diet cuts risk of coronary heart disease
By David LIu, PHD Sunday Aug 19, 2012 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating a plant-based diet helps prevent or reverse coronary heart disease. One group...  

Using soft drinks during pregnancy boosts preterm delivery risk
Commend Boston Publication for Helping Homeless Individuals

FreakOut Nation
Romney camp distances themselves from Todd Akin’s ‘legitimate rape’ remark (forgets they are Todd Aiken)

DYSFUNCTIONAL: POLITICO E-Book Says Obama Campaign Roiled By Conflict

JMCEL’s “Pulse of Louisiana” Poll – 2012 edition
Inside Facebook
Facebook makes more tweaks to search: tests ‘top hit’ and increases size of results

Olympic Games City, Victoria’s Secret, Waze, Amazon and more on this week’s emerging Facebook apps by MAU
The Contemporary-Retro Workspace [Featured Workspace]

Will Iran be the United States’ Melos?

Hawks on Iran
Mitt Romney Said In 2007 He Would Be "Delighted" To Sign A Bill Banning All Abortions Nationally (BuzzFeed)

Steve Munro

CLRVs Visit Boston
NPR - news
Obama: Congressman's Rape Remarks 'Don't Make Sense,' Were 'Way Out There'

On Chinese Beaches, The Face-Kini Is In Fashion

III-12-035: NRC Begins Special Inspection at Palisades Nuclear Plant
News 24
Consumer head's contract not renewed
The contract of national consumer commissioner Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi will not be renewed by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, his...  

Libya: Bomb hits Egyptian diplomat's car
Obama Conspiracy Theories
Conspiracy: suppressing the military vote

Fair gets Obama hearing
Open Channel
Disabled and elderly voters face a new Voter ID hurdle at polls
From a continuing  series of articles, Who Can Vote?, a News21 investigation of voting rights in America. Read the previous article, That...  

That student ID may not get you into the voting booth
Open Secrets
Capital Eye Opener, August 20: Akin's Money Background, Nonprofit Strategies and Fancy Zip Codes

Capital Eye Opener, August 16: Obama Implements Immigration Policy, Romney Beating Obama in Swing State Fundraising and More
VVS Laxman Retires From International Cricket

Nurse Who “Saw Everything” At Hospital After Suspicious Batman Shooting Found Dead at 46

Breakthrough: Electronic circuits that are integrated with your skin
Payvand Iran news

Pesticide Action Network
MN court backtracks on pesticide drift

Baby teeth to provide autism clues
Philippines news
PNoy meets with Robredo family updates them on search efforts

Philippine bourse sets online trading platform
Political MoJo | Mother Jones
Romney's Health Care Plan Freaks Out Utah Republicans

Todd Akin, Paul Ryan, and Redefining Rape
Politics Security Secrecy
Obama, the Bin Laden Raid, and Secrecy

LED Lighting News » Blog Archive » Secret court proposals ...
Parasite responsible for shrimp sex-change problem, says scientists

Will DNA unlock the Elephant Man's final secret?
Science Daily
Cloud brightening to control global warming? Geoengineers propose an experiment

Scientific American
The downside of politicians talking about science

Shaleshock Media
People’s Action to stop the Proposed Gas Storage and Transport Facility in the Finger Lakes!

Rye ‘n Clover: Songs at Schlumberger’s Gate I
Star Online
PM to launch blueprint for education reforms Sept 11, says DPM

Johor MB clarifies issue on grave relocation
Austin-area home sales, prices up in July


The Same Day Russia Sentences Pussy Riot, It Condemns The UK Over Julian Assange

So Many Similarities Between Copyright Law And Prohibition
This Week in Science

Amorphous Crystals
Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discuss prospects of strategic partnership
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev visit Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday, Kazakhstan FM official representative Altai Abibullayev told on the briefing.  

Georgian Prime Minister visit the customs checkpoint on the georgian-russian border

CloseReading: Are Joe Biden’s “Gaffes” Accidental? Or Brilliant?

TVWho: Gen. Wesley Clark Shocker on 9/11 “Policy Coup”
Canadian researchers who studied the number of Ontario residents diagnosed with heart failure over a decade conclude that incidence rates declined dramatically, and they credit awareness campaigns to help people quit smoking, and keep on top of their ...
Supporters of public health care in Canada plan to rally at 10 am this morning outside a private Vancouver medical clinic. Protesters are furious the Cambie Surgery Centre is defying a Medical Services Commission order that sets a deadline of today to ...
EDMONTON - A 74-year-old man who may be suffering from a potentially fatal medical condition was found downtown Sunday afternoon after being reported earlier as missing, police say. Mike Petronijevic was a patient at the Royal Alexandra Hospital on ...
Dieters who have trouble sticking with a weight-loss plan take heart: a new study suggests that so-called yo-yo dieting appears to have little effect on the ability to lose weight over the long term. Experts believe that repeated cycles of weight loss ...
A researcher at Western University in London said he's found more evidence pointing to the harmful effects of egg yolks. He claims the cholesterol found in the yolk is almost as dangerous as smoking. Dr. David Spence says Canadians are being duped by ...
by Angela Ayles | August 20, 2012 @ 3:22 pm | 0 Keeping strong bones may be as easy as cooking with a certain ingredient: Olive oil. A new study reveals that eating a Mediterranean diet high in olive oil can help decrease the risk of osteoporosis in ...
America, a rich source of alcohol, of alcoholics, and of aggressive alcoholics, is also rich in scholarship on those subjects. One must drink deep of that scholarship, in many cases, if one cares about the question: what, exactly, did some of those ...
Transgender father Trevor MacDonald, who breastfeeds his son with the help of a supplementa

To Do

ThomasNet Industrial News Room
August 20, 2012 - Seventeen executives traveled through middle America and came away in awe of how those connected to the land overcame disaster and economic crisis to embrace renewable energy. Executives were members of the 2012 class of the ...
Wall Street Journal
U.S. renewable-energy policies have come under internal scrutiny during the presidential race there, with Republican candidate Mitt Romney criticizing the Obama administration for what he call excessive subsidies for the industry. Mr. Romney has also ...
Environmental Leader
Audits show that utility FirstEnergy spent millions of dollars more than it should have to comply with Ohio's renewable-energy mandates, and passed the cost on to consumers, The Plain Dealer reports. The state law mandates a percentage of the power ...
Clayton Utz
The first review by the Climate Change Authority of Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme is now underway, with the release today of the Climate Change Authority's Renewable Energy Target Review Issues Paper. As we noted earlier this ...
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Human Habitat

Boston Globe
PRANBURI, Thailand — They are better known as stealthy killing machines to take out suspected terrorists with pinpoint accuracy. But drones are also being put to more benign use in skies across several continents to track endangered wildlife, spot ...
The improvement of facilities for pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra every year has the potential to take on a communal colour once again. With Mirwaiz Umar Farooq of the Hurriyat Conference (M) arguing against building permanent roads to Amarnath ...
New York Daily News
Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant announced last month that his agency would start the process of setting water-quality standards earlier than planned, but would be proposing a fish-consumption rate as part of that process, instead of including a rate in ...
Bonney Lake and Sumner Courier-Herald
In 1991, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) adopted the SMS rule to guide management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging of sedment for navigation and cleanup, and manage ...
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Water Power

Sacramento Bee
The Chicago Tribune ( http://trib.in/SehkPA) reports the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is giving power plants special permission to dump millions of gallons of hot water into Illinois waterways each day. The Tribune says the water's ...
Sacramento Bee
Water Infrastructure Construction Projects in Western Europe 2012' contains information on the scope of the top water infrastructure construction projects including project overviews and locations. The report also details project ownership and funding ...
Business Insider
When the Santa Clara Valley Water District turned in ballot language this month to elections officials to place a $548 million parcel tax before voters, the summary of the measure was 77 words. Under election law, however, summaries can be no more than ...
al.com (blog)
With sharply higher bills hitting home this summer, two-thirds of the customers of the tiny Park City Water Authority have signed a petition calling for the system to be dissolved and transferred to Daphne Utilities. The petition was presented Aug. 14 ...
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