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Obscure law makes it tough for military dogs to be adopted... www.wsbtv.com

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Politics

From www.wsbtv.com

They survived running toward death and danger, but some locally trained military dogs of war are not making it home.

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Nanosheet Catalyst Discovered to Sustainably Split Hydrogen from Water

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Technology

From www.bnl.gov

Hydrogen gas offers one of the most promising sustainable energy alternatives to limited fossil fuels. But traditional methods of producing pure hydrogen face significant challenges in unlocking its full potential, either by releasing harmful carbon dioxide into the atmosphere or requiring rare and expensive chemical elements such as platinum.

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Ken Doyle, Safecracker.

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Casual Reading

From www.mcsweeneys.net

Safecracking is about solving problems and overcoming challenges. That’s the fun part. There are basic skills and advanced skills. Expensive, burglary-resistant safes require advanced skills.

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ESPN - OTL: Guerdwich Montimere, the kid who wasn′t there - E-ticket

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Sports

From sports.espn.go.com

So far, at the little taco shop off campus, and in the smoky pool hall with Dos Equis on draft, all the speculation has been simple: glory days, Peter Pan, wanted to play ball again, wanted to chase high school girls.

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Our Gift for Good Stories Blinds Us to the Truth - Bloomberg

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Economics

From www.bloomberg.com

As commentators, politicians and academics struggle to make sense of the recent financial crisis and its ramifications, many of their accounts seek to identify a root cause or the “beginning of the story.”

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On Diaspora′s Social Network, You Own Your Data - Businessweek

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Internet

From www.businessweek.com

They wanted to raise $10,000 to create a new kind of social network, one that lets people, not companies, own their personal data. They were young. They thought it would take the summer.

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Vitals - Beep! Beep! That creeping commute is hurting your health

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Health

From vitals.msnbc.msn.com

For every 10-mile increase in your driving distance, your BMI rises by .17 units.

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Generating electricity with swing sets - Hack a Day

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Engineering

From hackaday.com

[Guelherme Pena Costa] came up with an idea to light up a swing set using the motion of the people swinging on it to generate electricity. The goal was to get people to enjoy the playground at night and we think, this might actually be a pretty good way to achieve that.

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Just Friends? Guys Reveal Sexual Interest in Gal Pals Opposite-Sex Friendships LiveScience

Monday, May 14, 2012
Category: Sex

From www.livescience.com

Men are more likely than women to lust after their opposite-sex friends, but this attraction is usually seen as a bummer, not a benefit.

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