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Happy 48th birthday President Obama

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Though the recession is still ongoing and Congress is still wrangling over health care reform, I’d like to take this chance to wish Barack Obama a meaningful 48th birthday. He won’t have time to do anything special today, that’s for sure.  But happy birthday all the same.

Let ‘s not forget the tirelss contribution of the birthers, who managed to dig up actual solid evidence that Obama was born in Kenya:

Obama Birth(er)day?

A fitting gift for an American Kenyan president, isn’t it?

Written by defennder

August 4, 2009 at 2:52 PM

Posted in Misc., US

Cancer drug may erode fingerprints?

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A Singaporean was recently detained in the US after finger print screening at the airports failed to detect any print. Turns out it was due to a drug he was consuming which causes his skin to peel and tear, thus erasing fingerprints.  Possible perfect drug for criminals?

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May 28, 2009 at 11:14 PM

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Kiss from a Rose

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Just a random oldie from 1995 I happened to chance upon: Kiss from A Rose by Seal.

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May 28, 2009 at 12:18 AM

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Songs about the bailouts/stimulus

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I saw a couple of youtube videos today:

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Written by defennder

May 24, 2009 at 1:08 AM

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TNR article on Warren Buffett’s biography

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The New Republic’s 3rd June issue will contain this article on Warren Buffett’s biography.  Haven’t had time to read it through.

Written by defennder

May 21, 2009 at 11:01 PM

Intel fined a record US$1.45bn for anti-trust

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This amusing cartoon explains it well:
Source: http://cagle.com/working/090516/chappatte.jpg
Source: http://cagle.com/working/090516/chappatte.jpg

See here for the article.

Written by defennder

May 21, 2009 at 10:24 AM

Posted in Misc.

Pollution can alter DNA?

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No we’re not talking about nuclear radioactive leakages here. National Geographic is reporting that a study concluded DNA may be damaged by breathing in particulate matter for an extended period of time:

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Written by defennder

May 19, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Posted in Misc.