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Freshman Repub in Congress Voted a Hottie. Study Links Beauty With Brains

January 25, 2011


What a fortunate coming together of facts.   Readership of Huffington Post have spoken  and Republican Representative Kristi Noem of South Dakota has been voted the Congressional “hottie.” It has long been known that the beautiful people garner higher salaries. [physorg.coml    Now new UK and US studies have found a link between beauty and brains. [DailyMail] […]

Life In Space – Any Chance for A Bailout?

December 2, 2010


With yesterday’s announcement that NASA would discuss extraterrestrial life at a news conference today, all last night visions of space alien bankers danced through my head.  They could  not only bail  us out of our financial mess – they may even  have been able to send us a ship to leave.  About all the US […]

Obama to India Hat-In-Hand

November 8, 2010


The President who has done the most to muddy the waters of co-operation and understanding in foreign affairs is now in Asia, hat in hand, cruising for crumbs, The economic agreement that will bring jobs to Boeing and others related to aircraft manufacture is neither new nor surprising.  There were no joint ventures announced or […]

Scientists Capture Sounds from A Star

November 7, 2010


Scientists at the University of Birmingham have reconstructed the sound produced by a star. Starquakes inside stars resonate and cause the light they emit to flicker. These frequencies have been detected by the Kepler Space Telescope and interpreted by scientists working with Nasa. Researchers at the University of Birmingham have taken one month of data […]

The Naked Troll

November 5, 2010


Up until this moment, internet trolls have had to hide behind cloak IDs and sharp wits.  If they were to venture from the virtual to the real world, they wouldn’t have a thing to wear.  What’s a digital dude to do? Now science has found a material that will do for most mere mortals – […]

Are We Politically Hard Wired? Scientists Find “Liberal” Gene

October 27, 2010


Good grief.  In politics we are hard wired?  A new study has found the “liberal” Gene.  If the Dems win and more Fema camps are built, they will now they will vote to hold newborns who need indoctrination due to DNA profile. Geesh, next they will discover those of us hiding the chocolate lovers gene […]

Asian Unicorn: Must We Kill Rare Species in the Attempt to Study and Preserve Them – UPDATE 4/2011

September 18, 2010

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Do we really have to preserve the DNA of all endangered species?  Do we need to capture and cage them?  Each time we see the picture of a captured rare land or aquatic life form dragged up before a camera, it is dead, not alive or has died shortly thereafter.   Capturing these rare creatures really […]