Minneapolis Bridge Hero Offered Photo Op With President Bush, Says “Nope”

9 08 2007

Mr. Hernandez was not available to comment on the offer; Ms. Schwartz said he left town for northern Minnesota late on Friday, overwhelmed by the attention and concerned that his co-workers were being overlooked. He spent the weekend fishing. When President Bush
’s staff contacted him to request a photo opportunity, “He was just, like, ‘Nope,’”

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More People Die From Prescribed Drugs Than From All Illegal Drugs Combined!

9 08 2007

More people die as a result of taking legal prescription and over-the-counter drugs each year than die from ingesting all illegal drugs put together. Do the research and you’ll see. Our prisons are so full of drug users (most of them marijuana users) that the United States now houses 25% of the world’s prison population. It’s really quite insane.

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Add your two cents about the stock market with Wikinvest

9 08 2007

“Wikinvest is a new startup that brings you industry information in a clear and concise manner, utilizing the convenience of the Wiki markup language found on Wikipedia.com. Wikinvest has created a community for those who wish to learn about and discuss major corporations and the macroeconomic factors that affect those corporations’ bottom line.”

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10 Unsolved Mysteries Of The Brain

9 08 2007

What we know—and don’t know—about how we think.

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21 Tips to Deal with Info Overload

9 08 2007

The problem with being constantly bombarded by information, as we web workers are, is not so much that we can
’t deal with it, or that it distracts us from our work, or that it shortens our attention spans or stresses us out. It’s that we have allowed that information to control our lives. Here are 21 tips on how to deal with it

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How To : MAKE Your Own Firefox Cookies

9 08 2007

So you’ve all seen those awesome Firefox cookies on Digg recently…now you can make your own with this simple recipe!

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Believe it or Not: U.S. military force at highest level in Iraq EVER

9 08 2007

The size of the U.S. military force in Iraq has reached nearly 162,000 troops, the largest American presence at any point during the 52 months of the war, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.

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