Thomas Paine

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

Friday, November 16, 2012

16 November - iGoogle

All Things Considered - NPR
A Dash Of Latin Flavor On The Thanksgiving Table
In Sandy's Wake, A Reshaped Coastline
 
American Water Intelligence
Berryville WWTP O&M, AR
Mutton Island WWTP upgrade
 
BBC
Israel air strikes hit Hamas HQ
Israeli air strikes target the headquarters of Gaza's Hamas leaders, as the bombardment of the coastal enclave moves into a fourth day.  
Mali Islamists clash with rebels
 
 
Blog of Rights - ACLU
Celebrating Forever Families on National Adoption Day
Drone Regulations, Do Not Track, Border X-Rays, and Being Borked (Friday Links Roundup)
 
CNET
GM extends EV drivability with apps
Q&A: MacFixIt Answers
 
CNN
220,000 children's tents recalled
Small portable sleep tents for infants and small children may pose a safety hazard, prompting the Consumer Product Safety Commission and KidCo Inc...  
Dali etching donated to Goodwill
 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
BC's water and hydroelectricity: more fragile than we might think
 
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
2.2. Put PEV resources on website
1.4 Articulate public value, objectives, and a PEV plan of action
 
Circle of Blue - water news
The Stream, November 16: Myanmar Faces Environmental Test From Foreign Investment
Ken Burns’s The Dust Bowl Revives an American Tragedy
 
 
Commentators
Matthew Norman: Cameron's carve-up reveals just how limp he has become
 
Common Dreams
Dump Trump, Scram Ann, Kick Out Rick, Et Al
 
Daily Bell
Central Banking and 'The Edgy Optimist'
Good News: EU Budget Talks Collapse
 
Daily Galaxy
Jupiter's Io --Is the Volcanic Epicenter of the Solar System a Hotspot for Life?Jupiter's Io --Is the Volcanic Epicenter of the Solar System a Hotspot for Life?
2012 Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight2012 Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
Farthest Galaxy Ever Sighted --Captured by Hubble and Spitzer Space ObservatoriesFarthest Galaxy Ever Sighted --Captured by Hubble and Spitzer Space Observatories
Kepler Mission Opens Window on a Galaxy Rife With Small Rocky PlanetsKepler Mission Opens Window on a Galaxy Rife With Small Rocky Planets
Image of the Day: NASA Discover Supercomputer Shows Earth's Volcanic & Fossil Fuel EmissionImage of the Day: NASA Discover Supercomputer Shows Earth's Volcanic & Fossil Fuel Emission
 
Democracy Now!
Oliver Stone on the Untold U.S. History from the Atomic Age to Vietnam to Obama's Drone Wars
"Nowhere to Run": Israel Fires Over 500 Strikes in Gaza, Civilian Toll Grows in Humanitarian Crisis
 
Discovery
Ace Anti-Asteroid Nuke Strikes Twice
An impactor mission to destroy an incoming asteroid would need to deliver a nuclear double whammy.  
Urinal Video Games Played With Pee
 
EPA Radiation News
EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Diaz Chemical Superfund Site; $12 Million Spent to Date
EPA Releases Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; Public Hearing to Take Place Oct. 17 in Old Bridge
 
EPA Water Science news
Final National Recommended Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Carbaryl--2012
2012 Beach Grants
 
Food and Water Watch
Hacking Meat: Breaking Down Policy
U.S. Energy Insecurity: Why Fracking for Oil and Natural Gas Is a False Solution
 
food consumer
Allergy Alert On Possible Nut Flavoring In Coffee
 
ForceChange
Don’t Close Public High School in Underprivileged Chicago Neighborhood
 
 FreakOut Nation
Fundie Bryan Fischer: “The Jihadists on 9/11 were Agents of God” so we’d start singing God Bless America
Soledad O’Brien’s Spectacular Smack down of the GOP’s hypocritical opposition to Susan Rice
 
Guardian UK
Gaza rocket lands close to Jerusalem
Hamas's long-range missile hits outskirts of city, making ground offensive by Israel in Gaza more likelyA rocket fired from Gaza has landed close...  
Hundreds of Irish women forced to come to Britain for abortions
 
Gulf of Mexico
Two Years After the BP Oil Spill: IS THE GULF ECOSYSTEM ...
 
Hayride
LSU Forced To Vacate 2012 NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track Title
 
How To
Heads up! Leonids meteor shower tonight!
A depiction of Leonid meteors in 1833, when there was a spectacular meteor storm.The Leonids meteor shower is an annual astronomical event when our...  
How to Troubleshoot Around a Stuck iPhone Home Button
 
Huffington Post
Wal Mart Poverty Wages
LOWEST WAGES IN TOWN! 
 
Inside Facebook
Facebook roundup: election insights, Andreessen Horowitz and jobs partnership
Facebook hires: partner engineers, content strategist, PMD communications manager, UX researcher, measurement leads, more
 
Lifehacker
Create a Spy Kit This Weekend
 
LobeLog
Gershon Baskin on Permanent Truce Deal Assassinated Jabari was Working on
 
memorandum
Compassionate Conservatism Redux (Jonah Goldberg/National Review)
 
Steve Munro
A Debut Party for Car 4400
Queen’s Quay Track Construction (Updated November 15, 2012)
 
 NPR
It's All Politics, Nov. 16, 2012
 
NRC
12-124: NRC Meets Performance Goals Issues FY 2012 Performance and Accountability Report
 
New Scientist
Computers identify what makes abstract art move us
 
News 24
Israel OKs call-up of up to 75 000 reservists
The Israeli cabinet has given its green light for the recruitment of up to 75 000 reservists, a report says, amid signs that Israel is gearing up...  
Christian wins case over gay marriage post
 
Obama Conspiracy Theories
Birther Déjà vu in secessionist movement
 
Open Channel
Jill Kelley emails: Petraeus, Allen asked me to help silence 'Bubba the Love Sponge'
Ethan Miller / Getty Images fileRadio talk show host Bubba the Love Sponge, the performing name used by Todd Alan Clem, is shown attending the...  
New drug smuggling trend: teenage couriers
 
Open Secrets
Fear of Sequestration Not Limited to Defense, Lobbying Records Show
 
Outlook
And The Word Of The Year Is...
Finally, Rushdie-Le Carré End Fatwa Feud
 
PECAN Group
Pentagon wants to know: ‘Did Jesus die for Klingons too?’
 
Payvand Iran News
Photos: Iranian quake victims in the company of cold weather
 
Pesticide Action Network
Topsoil's happy history lesson, Ken Burns style
Are chemicals making us fat?
 
Philippines News
IMF chief says SMS tax could help Philippines
 
Political MoJo | Mother Jones
"Super PAC" Makes It Into the Dictionary
 
Politics Security Secrecy
Conference on Government Secrecy & National Security at Fordham ...
 
Psychology Today
The Aphrodisiac of Power
 
Science
Green light for vital meningitis vaccine that could save the lives of countless children
 
Science Daily
Antenna-on-a-chip rips the light fantastic
Bad air means bad news for seniors' brainpower
 
Scientific American
Placebos Work Better On Stoics
Our Drugs Make Fish Flounder
 
Shaleshock Media
 
The Star Online
Two Malaysians charged in Australia over card-skimming scam
Couple with six children skip meals every month when funds are low
 
TED
TED Weekends explores how our minds shape reality
 
House Republicans: Copyright Law Destroys Markets; It's Time For Real Reform
Apple Gets Design Patent On... Page Turning
 
This Week in Science
Ancient Weaponry
Channels from DNA
 
Trend.Az
Disgraced Petraeus testifies in US Congress about Benghazi attack
Former CIA chief David Petraeus, who stepped down last week over a sex scandal, testified Friday in Congress behind closed doors about the...  
Iran's FM holds talks with Muslim counterparts in Djibouti
 
USA Today
Obama, Netanyahu talk again on Gaza
Mo. man charged with plotting 'Twilight' mass shooting'
 
Unexplained Mysteries
Do animals exhibit genuine morality ?
Dust devils buzz Curiosity rover on Mars
 
 
Web MD
Children's PeaPod Travel Beds Recalled
KidCo is recalling 220,000 of its PeaPod and PeaPod Plus travel beds due to possible suffocation and entrapment risks for children.  
Winter Skin Care for Your Region
 
Weird
 
White House
Weekend Guidance for the Vice President - Saturday, November 17, and Sunday, November 18, 2012
Readout of the President’s Phone Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel
 
 WhoWhatWhy
Big Brother, Kill Lists, and Secrecy: What to Expect from Obama’s Second Term
The Post-Election Project, Post the Election
 
 
 
Babies exposed to their mother's cigarette smoke in the womb later perform more poorly on reading comprehension tests, according to a new study. “It's not a little difference – it's a big difference in accuracy and comprehension at a critical time when children ...
A new report says that over the last five years, the number of doctors in Canada has increased at a rate three times faster than that of the population. The Canadian Institute for Health Information says there were more than 72,500 physicians caring for patients ...
The danger to patients is that health care is a fragile ecosystem where the slightest decline in effort, or even enthusiasm, can throw things completely out of whack. Photograph by: Leah Hennel , Calgary Herald. Alberta doctors are angry, very angry, at the ...
CALGARY – Dominic Boivin's black and brown paisley school backpack sits empty in a corner of his bedroom, near the computer chair where the Calgary teen used to play his Xbox. It's the same backpack his parents watched a police officer carry up their ...
Some are slim and Zorro-like. Others are bushy, but well-kept. And still others, like Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino's, look like they belong on the mug of a biker dude named Bubba. Buscaino's handlebar mustache, one of a handful that have ...
The province's representative for children and youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, has called for urgent government action to help these kids deal with trauma in their lives. A full story is here. Clearly children cannot be left with abusive families, but it was ...
Marilyn Ely Reid, 46, of Newmarket was charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm. TORONTO POLICE. Video. Woman charged after botched cosmetic procedure. Video. Police arrest woman in connection with harmful botox injections. A woman ...
MUMBAI: When it comes to pictorial warnings on tobacco packets, India ranks a low 123 among 198 countries surveyed on the warnings parameter. While experts agree that pictorial warnings on tobacco packets is a proven strategy that deters people from ...
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