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Astrologer sues Nasa over probe

This doesn’t make much sense to me. It really seems like a money grab. But I guess there are a lot of people out there that believe that astrology junk. It goes to show that you can sue for just about anything.

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Chickadees Sing Complex Warnings

So chickadees are a bit more complex than the simple birds they look like. I guess more birds would behave like this too.

And I thought chickadees just added a random number of ‘dees’ at the end of the call randomly. Interesting discovery.

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Mars Rover out of the ditch

Good to see the Opportunity rover getting out of the sand trap. In this case, every little inch counts…

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Monkey Business

So it looks like people act a lot like capuchin monkeys, or vice versa. A very interesting read.

Quick intro: “…in a clean and spacious laboratory at Yale-New Haven Hospital, seven capuchin monkeys have been taught to use money, and a comparison of capuchin behavior and human behavior will either surprise you very much or not at all, depending on your view of humans.”

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Millennium Simulation – the largest ever model of the Universe

And the answer is 42.

But really, they will simulate the early universe, and what do they gain out of it? This simulation must take into account all sorts of assumptions that may or may not be true, and could totally throw the whole simulation out of whack.

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U.S. residents addicted to e-mail

I admit it, I do have several e-mail addresses. But they do (eventually) get funneled into my gmail account. There’s the alumni account, my domain account, and my gmail account. Then there’s the yahoo account, but I could care less about that. I could actually make up several hundred too (…@bastone.org), but that would just be silly.
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Deep Ocean Water = Free Energy?

Not sure if this could really work, but it sounds like a neat idea. He claims a lot of things too – free cooling, faster crop cycles, etc., etc…

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Building go boom

Nothing like imploding an eyesore of a building to bring a community together. What an ugly building, but pretty typical of a buidling from that time period, I suppose.

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Personalized Google

I think a personalized Google is pretty neat. I like how it’s not cookie-based, but rather based on your google account. Maybe they’ll bring Froogle into the mix and let me know when something on my wish list has gotten cheaper.

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The Downing Street Memo

The Downing Street Memo
Now we just have proof. What an ass.