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usagov: Learn why and where to tested. And that’s how I learned the government has a website called www.aids.gov.
According to data from the comparable year in a Labor Department survey, U.S....– Why U.S. Teachers Work the Most But U.S. Students Stay Average - Business - The Atlantic Wire (via infoneer-pulse) Is an overworked teacher a productive teacher? (via girlwithalessonplan)
Traditionally, a bipartisan plan has meant a plan in which both parties give a...– The new ‘bipartisanship’ | Ezra Klein (via pantslessprogressive)
Reddit Programs Hulu's Home Page
allshare: Here’s a 100 percent confirmed, spin-free fact about Hulu: The video site has let Reddit program its home page today. Truth in advertising: This isn’t quite as exciting as I thought it might be, because Hulu isn’t really giving up its home page. It’s just handing over a “featured” slot to the community news site with a … rabid user bas ..read more.. See what your friends are reading on...
Are Seattle-area babies dying because of Fukushima...
allshare: A recent report from Al Jazeera English presented troubling sets of data about life since the Fukushima meltdown in Japan earlier this year. One of the most shocking details: A combined 35 percent increase in infant-mortality rates in several Northwest cities, including Seattle. Now, a writer with Scientific American is taking that report to task. M ..read more.. See what your friends...
Starting next month, we will be able to remove 10,000 of our troops from...– President Obama speaking on withdrawing troops from Afghanistan (via abcworldnews)
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statedept: President Barack Obama delivered a televised address on the way forward in Afghanistan at the White House on June 22, 2011. President Obama discussed beginning a drawdown of troops and responsibly ending the war. President Obama said, “Nearly 10 years ago, America suffered the worst attack… Essentially, the President is drawing down troops by 10,000 troops by the end of the...
4G LTE smartphones run twice as fast on the Verizon Wireless network, no matter...– Verizon Wireless spokesman Jeffrey Nelson, using the new “please clarify what you mean by ‘4G’” bill introduced in Congress to fire off some competitive shots. (via cnnmoneytech) Good. This is easily a matter that warrants the attention of our national legislature.
'Jackass' Star Drunk in Fatal Crash
allshare: U.S reality television personality and daredevil Ryan Dunn attends the Jackass 3D UK Premiere Jorge Herrera / AP (PHILADELPHIA) — “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn had a blood-alcohol content that was more than twice the legal limit for drivers when he and a passenger died in a fiery one-car crash this week, according to a toxicology report. The report sai ..read more.. See what your friends are...
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I support intelligent design. What I support is putting all science on the table...– Michele Bachmann’s unintelligent design - The Political Carnival (via brooklynmutt) Ha, no, come on, seriously. No presidential candidate is going to try to defend the Intelligent Design hypothesis. Right? Guys?
motoroboto: abloodymess: I can’t go buy beer without any guidelines. If I have no idea what I am there to get I treat it like I am in a record store and just look at everything over and over. It can take hours. This. That.
brooklynmutt: “It was sort of a perfect storm. Democrats don’t support their own in these situations. Republicans love to be on the right side of a scandal like this, because it doesn’t happen that often. And you get the media, and particularly the political media, most of whom are morons. So you give them something that they can actually understand — a penis.” - Keith Olbermann on the...
fuckyeahanthonyweiner: The Sins of Anthony Weiner Of all the many political sex scandals of the last twenty-five years or so, none has had such a high ratio of political lethality to concrete caddishness as the Weiner affair. In the caddishness category, consider what Congressman Weiner did not do: • Commit adultery • Fornicate • Hook up • Patronize prostitutes • Seduce an intern • Seduce a...
Home-made REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups
thevegandiner: For 12 peanut butter cups 12 mini cupcake liners 3/4 cup semi sweet Chocolate chips 1/2 cup of peanut butter 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 t pure vanilla extract pinch fine sea salt [if your PB is already salted, it’s optional to add more] Directions Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second intervals until smooth. Add 2 generous tablespoons of peanut butter...
Richard Nixon, if he were alive today, might take bittersweet satisfaction to...– Daniel Ellsburg, in an interview with CNN. (via spytap)