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Elizabeth Taylor Dies

“What a dump!” Elizabeth Taylor, the legendary actress famed for her beauty, her jet-set lifestyle, her charitable endeavors and her many marriages, has died, her publicist told CNN Wednesday. She was 79. Elizabeth Taylor dead at 79 – CNN.com *Suggested … Continue reading

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21 March: Happy Birthday J S Bach!

Here is my favorite conductor, at the age of 2 1/2, leading a performance of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D-Minor. It takes a great deal of self-confidence and composure to conduct with a sippy cup, don’t you think?

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Can Red Wine Protect You From Radiation?

Skip The Iodine, Pass the Zinfandel According to the latest research, red wine – along with its many other claimed benefits – may also protect you from radiation exposure. A team at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have … Continue reading

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Memo to Oregon & Washington re Tsunami: Get Ready

It Can’t Will Happen Here At 9PM on January 26, 1700 one of the world’s largest earthquakes occurred along the west coast of North America. The undersea Cascadia thrust fault ruptured along a 1000 km length, from mid Vancouver Island … Continue reading

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National Geographic Takes Heed of The Carrington Event–So Should You

Glad to see this getting more attention. National Geographic picks up on the off-the-scale solar flare known as the Carrington Event, of 1859, and the utter catastrophe a similar event would cause today. “What’s at stake,” the Space Weather Prediction … Continue reading

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This Is Your Car on Brains

The day that drivers no longer have to put their hands on the wheel and fiddle with the gas pedal, clutch, and brake is within our reach, thanks to German researchers who have developed a car that drives using brain … Continue reading

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Texas To Make It Easy and Convenient for Students to Kill Each Other

Texas is preparing to give college students and professors the right to carry guns on campus, adding momentum to a national campaign to open this part of society to firearms. More than half the members of the Texas House have signed … Continue reading

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