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      There’s a good article in Der Spiegel on the German energy/industrial crisis which is worth your time. Basically industries which have high energy costs are being crushed. In particular this means chemical and automotive, both big in Germany, but extends far further. (Indeed, the chemical industry was essentially invented by Germany in the 19th century, and […]
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Thursday Schmursday…gimme some Friday

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Ahh, Thursday.  We’ve made it through hump day and it’s downhill now to the end of the day Friday.  The news has been predictable and slow: Healthcare yada yada yada.

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Hillary Clinton’s arrival in Pakistan Met by Fatal Attacks

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Was that poor girl in California who was gang-raped in front of 20 people a victim of “Genovese Syndrome?” That’s what some experts are saying.  Even so, how have we failed our children when something like this happens and they consider it entertainment?  This is the most devastating news story in quite some time.  My heart goes out to that poor child and her family.

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The Bay Bridge in San Francisco is still closed in both directions due to structural damage causing more traffic jams than usual.  Bay Bridge closure threatens to snarl traffic for at least another day.

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Here’s a story about some very resourceful cats:  Cats take over vacant house in Blackstone

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SPORTS NEWS

Sorry Yankee Fans, my hubby made me post this: Game 1 of the World Series:  Phillies 6       Yankees 1

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Is a ticket really that valuable?:  Woman attempts to trade sex for World Series Tickets.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Are we confusing despair with depression?: Kierkegaard on the Couch

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If you’re interested in tracking your lifestyle habits to increase awareness of what may be keeping you from being as healthy as possible, this website offers a solution.  At www.thecarrot.com, you can track everything from diet to exercise to daily behaviors and then prepare reports to compare all of your personal data.

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I really wish they’d pick a version of the story and stick with it.  One day we’re scraping to find enough H1N1 vaccines to handle demand, the next day we’re tossing surplus in the dumpster out back.  Which is it?

U.S. may end up discarding unused vaccine.

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Shortage of Vaccine Poses Political Risk for the President

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Fertility breakthrough:are we at the precipice of major change in the way we view human reproduction?: Stem cell studies lead to creation of sperm and egg in the lab.

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That’s all I’ve got!  What’s caught your eye this morning?