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Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft’s “Oscar … Continue reading

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It’s Final — Corn Ethanol Is Of No Use With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline and a general misconception that these biofuels are green, corn ethanol has taken on a $30 billion/yr life of its own. The United Nations … Continue reading

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In two days, astronauts will show the only thing preventing a catastrophic asteroid collision “is blind luck” http://phys.org/news/2014-04-astronauts-reveal-sobering-asteroid-impacts.html

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Have you ever noticed that the only metaphor we have in our public discourse for solving problems is to declare war on it? We have the war on crime, the war on cancer, the war on drugs. But did you … Continue reading

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thinksquad: When you see the picture above, you probably think, he’s your everyday construction worker. Actually you are looking at the smartest man in America, Chris Langan. That’s not my opinion, that’s a recorded fact. Mr. Langan’s IQ is nearly … Continue reading

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thinksquad: With Occupy protests around the country, things are heating up. With disbursement of tear gas and pepper spray by police, how are regular people able to keep safe? Normally, one would buy a gas mask, but given cost, bulkiness … Continue reading

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Everyone believes in the atrocities of the enemy and disbelieves in those of his own side, without ever bothering to examine the evidence. George Orwell in Looking Back on the Spanish War (1943)

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Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millions of pigs in 27 states since showing up in the U.S. last May http://www.cnbc.com/id/101596443

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people “should revolt.” http://washington.cbslocal.com/2014/04/18/scalia-to-student-if-taxes-go-too-high-perhaps-you-should-revolt/

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Biometrics expert slams Apple and Samsung fingerprint scanners as unsecured ‘gimmicks’ http://bgr.com/2014/04/18/apple-vs-samsung-fingerprint-scanners/

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