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Power behind primordial soup discovered

Life from space?Physics & Chemistry

Researchers at the University of Leeds may have solved a key puzzle about how objects from space could have kindled life on Earth. While it is generally accepted that some important ingredients for life came from meteorites bombarding the early Earth, scientists have not been able to explain how that inanimate rock transformed into the building blocks of life.

This new study shows how a chemical, similar to one now found in all living cells and vital for generating the energy that makes something alive, could have been created when meteorites containing phosphorus minerals landed in hot, acidic pools of liquids around volcanoes, which were likely to have been common across the early Earth.

"The mystery of how living organisms sprung out of lifeless rock has long puzzled scientists, but we think that the unusual phosphorus chemicals we found could be a precursor to the batteries that now power all life on Earth. But the fact that it developed simply, in conditions similar to the early Earth, suggests this could be the missing link between geology and biology," said Dr Terry Kee, from the University's School of Chemistry, who led the research.


Badass Shark Teeth Weapons Hint at Shadow Diversity

Shark Teeth Weaponby Ed Yong

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

When life sticks you on an isolated island surrounded by shark-infested waters, make utterly badass weapons out of shark teeth.

This is what the people of the Pacific Gilbert Islands have been doing for centuries. Sharks are a central part of their lives. Many social customs and taboos revolve around the finer points of shark-hunting. Young boys go through initiation rites where they kneel on a beach, looking towards a rising sun and slice their hairlines open with shark teeth, letting the blood run into their eyes until sunset. And with no metal around, they used shark teeth to adorn their weapons.

A shark is a fast, electric-sensing torpedo, whose business end holds two conveyor belts of regenerating steak knives. To further weaponise its weapons is practically the definition of being badass. Here’s how to do it: You drill a tiny hole in each tooth, and bind them in long rows to a piece of wood, using braided coconut fibres and human hair. Depending on the shape of the wood, you can make a sword. Or a dagger. Or a trident. Or a four-metre-long lance. And then, presumably, you hit people really hard with them.



Technology News

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Home, Not A New Phone

Image Credit: Tomislav Pinter / Shutterstock.comMichael Harper for redOrbit.com

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg wasted no time today in getting to the point of today’s meeting. “We’re finally going to talk about that Facebook phone,” said Zuckerberg as he took the stage in Menlo Park.

However, the social giant hasn’t created a phone, it created Home — a “Family of apps” meant to keep users tied into the Facebook system throughout their day.

But just as the rumors predicted, HTC will be the first to release a phone with Home natively installed. The HTC First will be available exclusively through AT&T and both the phone and Home will be available beginning April 12. AT&T will begin taking pre-orders for the HTC First today.

Since this is a family of apps and not a forked version of Google’s OS, Android-wielding Facebook fans will be able to install Home on their HTC One, HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III and 4, as well as others.

Installing Home will be easy; Facebook will place a shortcut to the Google Play store right in the Android version of their app. From here, users only need to click install.

“We think that this is the best version of Facebook there is,” said Zuckerberg after announcing the phone, as cited by USA Today‘s Brett Molina.


Anonymous Hacks Into North Korean Social Network

Image Credit: Photos.comLee Rannals for redOrbit.com

The hacking group Anonymous is flexing its guns and getting involved in the North Korean controversy. On Thursday, members of the hacktivist group began hacking and vandalizing social networking profiles linked to North Korea and even kicked a news site offline.

The group says it has accessed 15,000 usernames and passwords from a university database in a collective it calls “Operation Free Korea.” Anonymous is calling for leader Kim Jong-un to step down, for a democratic government to be put into place, and for the people to have uncensored access to the Internet.

Anonymous wrote to Kim-Jong-un: “So you feel the need to create large nukes and threaten half the world with them? So you’re into demonstrations of power?, here is ours: We are inside your local intranets (Kwangmyong and others); We are inside your mailservers; and We are inside your webservers. Enjoy these few records as a proof of our access to your systems (random innocent citizens, collateral damage, because they were stupid enough to choose idiot passwords), we got all over 15k membership records of www.uriminzokkiri.com and many more. First we gonna wipe your data, then we gonna wipe your badass dictatorship ‘government’.”



Environmental News

Discovery of 1,800-year-old 'Rosetta Stone' for tropical ice cores

Photo by Lonnie Thompson, Courtesy of Ohio State University.Earth & Climate

Two annually dated ice cores drawn from the tropical Peruvian Andes reveal Earth's tropical climate history in unprecedented detail -- year by year, for nearly 1,800 years. Researchers at The Ohio State University retrieved the cores from a Peruvian ice cap in 2003, and then noticed some startling similarities to other ice cores that they had retrieved from Tibet and the Himalayas. Patterns in the chemical composition of certain layers matched up, even though the cores were taken from opposite sides of the planet.

In the April 4, 2013 online edition of the journal Science Express, they describe the find, which they call the first annually resolved "Rosetta Stone" with which to compare other climate histories from Earth's tropical and subtropical regions over the last two millennia.

The cores provide a new tool for researchers to study Earth's past climate, and better understand the climate changes that are happening today.


High School Students Debate Climate Change: Adapt or Geoengineer?

As part of a national contest, teams of high school students argue adaptation is the only viable response to global warming whereas another team calls for geoengineering
CLIMATE CHANGE: High school students argue society may soon need to decide: geoengineering or adaptation.By Andrew Scherffius , Augustus Boling , Daniella Mikhael-Fard , Noella Park , Jackie Sandoval , Connor Smith , Riordon Smith , Bozeman High School , Notre Dame High School and The Daily Climate

BOZEMAN, Mont. — We live in a world that is never far from the brink, a world where, unfortunately, constant action is the only thing keeping many potential cataclysms at bay. Such tireless efforts are not always enough, and many challenges require even greater attention. Such is the case with climate change.

The increasingly dire situation, one that humanity is only now just learning to cope with, has made one thing clear: we must value adaptation as our first and foremost response to climate change. The other option, mitigation, is simply too grand in scope and too constrained by time. Successful adaptation efforts, which are currently being widely practiced, should be our highest priority.

When discussing climate change, the first thing that should be clear is the impractical nature of pure mitigation; it is an unfeasible undertaking for an apathetic species, and the deadline is too imminent. We can’t afford to stumble in our efforts, but the sad truth is that we already have. Political dissension hinders efforts greatly, and the leviathan of world government is slow to move. This has created a growing pessimism within the scientific community, with the Guardian reporting that almost nine out of 10 climate scientists don’t believe political efforts to restrict global warming to 2º Celsius will succeed.



Medical News

Dream contents deciphered by computer

Similar brain patterns emerge when seeing an object and conjuring it during sleep
DreamingBy Rachel Ehrenberg

A computer can decode the stuff of dreams. By comparing brain activity during sleep with activity patterns collected while study participants looked at certain objects, a computer learned to identify some contents of people’s unconscious reveries.

“It’s striking work,” says cognitive psychologist Frank Tong of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, who was not involved in the research. “It’s a demonstration that brain activity during dreaming is very similar to activity during wakefulness.”

The work, reported April 4 in Science by Japanese researchers led by Yukiyasu Kamitani of Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, adds to somewhat scant knowledge of how the brain constructs dreams, says Tong. The research could lead to a better understanding of what the brain does during different states of consciousness, such as those experienced by some coma patients.

Dreams are a bit of a black box and difficult to study. Experiments with mice have revealed aspects of sleep and dreaming, such as how the experiences contribute to forming memories. But a mouse can’t tell you what it dreamed about. And the sleep stage that’s richest in dreams — REM sleep — typically kicks in about 90 minutes after a person conks out, making it time consuming to gather data on dreams. The noisy fMRI brain scanning machine doesn’t help.


Light found in cocaine addiction tunnel

Lasers that stimulate targeted neurons ease drug compulsion in rats
Researchers reduced rats’ compulsive cocaine use by shining lasers to stimulate key neurons (shown in green in this micrograph of a rat brain slice).By Puneet Kollipara

Rats that will go to great lengths to get a cocaine fix might blame a group of sluggish neurons. Controlling the problem may come down to a flick of a light switch: Stimulating those brain cells with lasers reduces the addicted rats’ cocaine use, researchers report in the April 4 Nature.

“It's an outstanding piece of work,” says neuroscientist A.J. Robison of Michigan State University, who wasn’t involved in the study. The findings could help researchers better understand the role of neural circuitry in drug addiction in humans, he says.

Scientists know that when certain neurons fire less frequently in the prelimbic cortex, a brain region that handles impulse control and reward-driven behavior, a person’s self-control can decrease. But researchers didn’t know whether using cocaine chronically could make the neurons drowsy to begin with, and whether that sluggishness could also promote drug use in spite of ill consequences.



Space News

Scientists to Io: Your volcanoes are in the wrong place

IoAstronomy & Space

Jupiter's moon Io is the most volcanically active world in the Solar System, with hundreds of volcanoes, some erupting lava fountains up to 250 miles high. However, concentrations of volcanic activity are significantly displaced from where they are expected to be based on models that predict how the moon's interior is heated, according to NASA and European Space Agency researchers.

Io is caught in a tug-of-war between Jupiter's massive gravity and the smaller but precisely timed pulls from two neighboring moons that orbit further from Jupiter -- Europa and Ganymede. Io orbits faster than these other moons, completing two orbits every time Europa finishes one, and four orbits for each one Ganymede makes. This regular timing means that Io feels the strongest gravitational pull from its neighboring moons in the same orbital location, which distorts Io's orbit into an oval shape. This in turn causes Io to flex as it moves around Jupiter.


NASA Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of First Satellite Communications Network

Image Caption: Artist concept of the first TDRS satellite. Credit: NASAredOrbit Staff & Wire Reports

Thursday marked the 30th anniversary of the deployment of NASA’s first Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-A, which was carried into space as part of space shuttle Challenger’s maiden voyage on April 4, 1983.

TDRS-A was deployed a day after the shuttle’s launch, as astronauts released the probe from Challenger’s cargo bay, officials from the US space agency said. Following 39 adjustment burns, it successfully achieved geosynchronous orbit around the equator, traveling more than 22,000 miles above the Earth’s surface. It would later be renamed TDRS-1 and kicked off what NASA officials called “a new era in spacecraft-to-ground communications.”

“The launch of the first TDRS spacecraft 30 years ago opened a new era for satellite communications,” Jeff Volosin, deputy associate director of exploration and space communication at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, said in a statement. “This revolutionary network, the only one of its kind in the world, has enabled NASA’s astronauts and robots to relay their outstanding scientific achievements to Earth.”

Initially, NASA had to rely upon ground stations at various locations throughout the world to serve as their communications network. At best, this network could support approximately 15 percent of a spacecraft’s orbit during the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo flights, the space agency explained.



Odd News (Nightmare Edition)

New Faced-Sized Species Of Tarantula Discovered In Sri Lanka

Image Credit: British Tarantula Society/ Ranil NanayakkararedOrbit Staff & Wire Reports

Arachnophobes beware: scientists have found an enormous, previously undiscovered species of tarantula — said to be about the same size as a human face — in a remote village in Sri Lanka.

The species, which was discovered by the South Asian country’s Biodiversity Education and Research (BER) agency, has “unique daffodil-yellow markings” on its eight-inch long legs and a “distinctive pink band” around its body, according to Sky News reports.

It has been named Poecilotheria rajaei in honor of Michael Rajakumar Purajah, a local police officer who helped the researchers traverse a dangerous jungle in order to locate the spider.

A study describing the species has been published in the British Tarantula Society Journal. Tharaka Kusuminda, an undergraduate studying Export Agriculture at Sabaragamuwa University, is credited as the author of the study.

“Scientists first encountered the new tarantula in 2009, when villagers in northern Sri Lanka gave them the corpse of one that they had killed,” Colin Schultz of Smithsonian.com explained. “From there, the scientists went on a quest to find more, routing around in tree holes and bark peel with a foot-wide hand net.”

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  •  I can only give this OND one thumb up... (11+ / 0-)

    due to its omission of anything about Roger Ebert's life/death.

    RIP.

    :-(

  •  "They're Going To Laugh At You" (7+ / 0-)

    Here's the full theatrical trailer for the remake of 'Carrie.' It's directed by Kimberly Peirce ('Boys Don't Cry') and stars Chloe Moretz as the title character and Julianne Moore as Carrie's mother Margaret White.


    'Carrie' was the first published book by author Stephen King, and Brian De Palma's 1976 film received both financial success and high critical acclaim upon release (e.g. unlike his negative feelings towards Stanley Kubrick's adaption of 'The Shining,' King has stated that he likes De Palma's film better than his book). For their performances in 'Carrie,' Sissy Spacek was nominated for best actress & Piper Laurie for best supporting actress, which was (and still is) highly unusual for the Academy to nominate acting in a horror film.


    This new iteration of the story is reported to be less of a remake of De Palma's film and more of an adaptation of the King book. The new angle added into the story is the use of found-footage elements and interviews to convey the book's framing, which comes at the tale from the perspective of trying to piece together what happened after the fact.

    From io9: "Carrie director Kimberly Peirce tells us why tampons are still terrifying"

    In the book On Writing Stephen King said that he was inspired to write Carrie (especially the shower scene) after seeing tampons in the girl's shower room while he was working as a janitor in a school. It always struck me as a man being horrified by women. What is your interpretation of that and do you thread it through your retelling of Carrie?

    Kimberly Peirce: It's interesting I think when he brought up the idea of seeing tampons in a shower and being disgusted by it, that is a wonderful starting point for a horror film. And for a bizarre film. How many movies would actually show a tampon? How many movies would show a female menstruating? So that's already an awkward grey zone. King's paranoia and King's fear is what makes this movie great. So let's just say, we accept that. Also look at when Brian was making his movie in the 70s it was Women's Lib. Female power was scary, I don't think men, I don't think people knew where it was going.

    Now what does it mean to come in and say, OK menstrual blood, the tampon, the period, that might be a bit scary. It's probably as scary as it ever was, right? There's actually a moment in our movie that I'm really excited about. It's the locker room scene when those girls throw the tampons at her. In the book she's saying "I'm bleeding to death, I'm dying." She really believes that. And those girls they see somebody with blood on them, and they think she's hurt. But then they realize she's having a period. And that's when they turn on her. That's why they laugh. The one girl holds up her hands and says, "Blah you got your period on me!" And that's why they can discount her — "You're not bleeding to death, you're getting your period." There was something so wonderful about the idea, even as a woman, if another woman got her period blood on me. Ah. And that's not to say that I think periods are gross. I don't want to be misogynist. But period blood is awkward. I think it was really fun to say lets embrace the awkwardness, and the horror, and the weirdness of this thing that maybe back then meant something to those guys. But still it's an awkward, strange thing that women go through and we brought it through the movie.

  •  Prince Serves Vine With A DMCA Notice (10+ / 0-)

    According to Prince, it is not okay to use six second clips of his songs on Vine. And it doesn't stop there. Prince also takes the position that any cover of his songs is also a copyright violation.

    From the A.V. Club:

    Twitter, who owns the micro-video app, has been served with a DMCA copyright complaint from NPG Records, the label owned by the purple rocker. NPG asked that eight six-second video clips posted on Vine be taken down, claiming they contained “unauthorized recordings” and “unauthorized synchronizations”—which basically means that a tiny bit of Prince’s music could be heard somewhere in the clip. Twitter complied with the request, and the videos were removed from Vine.

    This isn’t Prince’s first go-around with DMCAs. The artist is notorious for using them, and even issued a statement in 2007 saying that, no matter the content of the video, it’s “a matter of principle” that no one should be able to use his music without his consent. He's even said that no one should be able to cover his songs, no matter what. That hardline stance has drawn the ire of the many people who he's served with notices, including a mom who posted a 29-second video of her 18-month-old son dancing to the faint sounds of “Let’s Go Crazy” back in 2007, as well as several people who posted videos of Prince covering Radiohead’s “Creep” in 2008.

    •  Prince (7+ / 0-)

      is a very short man. He's 5'2''. Napoleon was 5'7''.

      •  He's a musically creative control freak, IMHO (5+ / 0-)

        Radiohead To Prince: Unblock 'Creep' YouTube Vids

        After word spread that Prince covered Radiohead's "Creep" at the Coachella festival, the tens of thousands who couldn't be there ran to YouTube for a peek. Everyone was quickly denied -- even Radiohead.

        All videos of Prince's unique rendition of Radiohead's early hit were quickly taken down, leaving only a message that his label, NPG Records, had removed the clips, claiming a copyright violation. But the posted videos were shot by fans and, obviously, the song isn't Prince's.

        In a recent interview, Thom Yorke said he heard about Prince's performance from a text message and thought it was "hilarious." Yorke laughed when his bandmate, guitarist Ed O'Brien, said the blocking had prevented even him from seeing Prince's version of their song.

        "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

        by wader on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:30:10 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

    •  My daughter and I are going to the zoo tomorrow (1+ / 0-)
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      renzo capetti

      to see the baby otter and the baby elephant, and all our other zoo friends. Thanks for the clip. Now I know to stop by the northwest exhibit in the morning.

      Here's your horoscope for today: The universe doesn't even know that you exist.--Jbou

      by greycat on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 10:40:58 PM PDT

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  •  Sarah Palin's house is in danger! (8+ / 0-)

    Guardian: North Korea nuclear threats prompt US missile battery deployment to Guam

    The Pentagon ordered an advanced missile defence system to the western Pacific on Wednesday, as the US defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, declared that North Korea posed "a real and clear danger" to South Korea, Japan and America itself.

    The deployment of the battery to the US territory of Guam is the biggest demonstration yet that Washington regards the confrontation with North Korea as more worrying than similar crises over the past few years. It also suggests the Americans are preparing for a long standoff.

    North Korea ramped up its rhetoric on Wednesday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the US. The North Korean military said that the "moment of explosion is approaching fast" and that war could break out "today or tomorrow".

  •  Game of Downloads (8+ / 0-)

    Guardian: Game of Thrones premiere sets piracy record and HBO seems OK with that

    Don't let the slowly warming days and budding trees fool you, winter has come – at least for the millions of eager fans who hunkered down for the Game of Thrones season three premiere last Sunday.

    While HBO reported that 4.4 million viewers tuned in to the premier officially, another cool million were downloading the show illegally via torrents. That's a "mind-boggling" amount of downloads for one day, says piracy tracking blog TorrentFreak.

    [...]

    Game of Thrones was also the most pirated show of 2012, so these premiere figures come as no surprise.

  •  Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production (6+ / 0-)

    Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production could revolutionize alternative energy market

    BLACKSBURG, Va., April 4, 2013 – A team of Virginia Tech researchers has discovered a way to extract large quantities of hydrogen from any plant, a breakthrough that has the potential to bring a low-cost, environmentally friendly fuel source to the world.

    “Our new process could help end our dependence on fossil fuels,” said Y.H. Percival Zhang, an associate professor of biological systems engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering. “Hydrogen is one of the most important biofuels of the future.”

    Zhang and his team have succeeded in using xylose, the most abundant simple plant sugar, to produce a large quantity of hydrogen that previously was attainable only in theory. Zhang’s method can be performed using any source of biomass.

    •  This sounds almost too good to be true (5+ / 0-)

      It reminds me of switchgrass being the holy grail of biofuel production, but I'm not writing it off - interesting to hear more about as their results are reviewed and hopefully verified:

      The energy stored in xylose splits water molecules, yielding high-purity hydrogen that can be directly utilized by proton-exchange membrane fuel cells. Even more appealing, this reaction occurs at low temperatures, generating hydrogen energy that is greater than the chemical energy stored in xylose and the polyphosphate. This results in an energy efficiency of more than 100 percent — a net energy gain. That means that low-temperature waste heat can be used to produce high-quality chemical energy hydrogen for the first time. Other processes that convert sugar into biofuels such as ethanol and butanol always have energy efficiencies of less than 100 percent, resulting in an energy penalty.

      "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

      by wader on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:34:26 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  Cthulhu (6+ / 0-)

    Tiny octopus-like microorganisms named after science fiction monsters

    UBC researchers have discovered two new symbionts living in the gut of termites, and taken the unusual step of naming them after fictional monsters created by American horror author HP Lovecraft.

    The single-cell protists, Cthulhu macrofasciculumque and Cthylla microfasciculumque, help termites digest wood. The researchers decided to name them after monstrous cosmic entities featured in Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos as an ode to the sometimes strange and fascinating world of the microbe.

    “When we first saw them under the microscope they had this unique motion, it looked almost like an octopus swimming,” says UBC researcher Erick James, lead author of the paper describing the new protists, published in the online journal PLoS ONE.

  •  We need a new rule. No deleting a freak out diary (2+ / 0-)
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    jwinIL14, Joy of Fishes

    until we can read that it has been resolved. Glad to know Dave in Northridge has been found. Had to search comments and still do not know what happened 'coz search sucks and my attention span is limited LOL!! Just glad to surmise that everything is ok!

    if a habitat is flooded, the improvement for target fishes increases by an infinite percentage...because a habitat suitability index that is even a tiny fraction of 1 is still infinitely higher than zero, which is the suitability of dry land to fishes.

    by mrsgoo on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:37:58 PM PDT

  •  Awesome OND tonight. Kind thanks rfall. (3+ / 0-)
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    JML9999, rfall, basquebob

    BTW, here's the real power behind primordial soup ...

    Father Time remains undefeated.

    by jwinIL14 on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:38:57 PM PDT

  •  These news clips are so vague (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    JML9999, rfall

    Power and batteries in primordial soup? What the hell is that?

    I looked it up. Somebody mixed meteorite chunks with acidic volcano water and precipitated pyrophosphite, thought to be a precursor to ATP.

    Has nothing to do with batteries.

  •  Saved and captured (3+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    JML9999, jwinIL14, basquebob

    Saved:

    A teenage girl who has been lost in a California canyon since Sunday was found today clinging to the side of a steep cliff and shouting for help, authorities said.

    Kyndall Jack, 18, was located a day after her male companion, Nicholas Cendoya, had been found wandering and disoriented in Cleveland National Forest.

    Rescue crews rappelled to rescue Jack and she was airlifted to University of California - Irvine hospital, where was being treated for severe dehydration, authorities said.

    http://abcnews.go.com/...

    Captured:

    A capital murder suspect and a convicted drug offender who escaped from a Hopkins County jail have been captured, the county sheriff's office said Thursday.

    Brian Allen Tucker and John Marlin King escaped from the jail Tuesday morning by slipping through a hole in a fence. They were only in a T-shirt and boxers after leaving their jail clothes near railroad tracks close to the jail.

    Tucker and King were apprehended in Cooper, according to Commerce police.

    No one was injured.

    The two were back inside the Hopkins County jail as of 6 p.m.

    http://www.nbcdfw.com/...

    "I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights." (From "You Said a Mouthful" by Bishop Desmond Tutu - South African bishop & activist, b.1931)

    by FiredUpInCA on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:44:19 PM PDT

  •  IO to Scientists: I am What I am nt (4+ / 0-)
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    JML9999, rfall, jwinIL14, basquebob

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:50:16 PM PDT

  •  Thanks rfall ... (2+ / 0-)
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    JML9999, renzo capetti

    as always.

    The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.― Neil deGrasse Tyson

    by maggiejean on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 10:17:33 PM PDT

  •  this & that (0+ / 0-)

    It is good politics to oppose the black guy in the White House right now especially for the Republican Party. ~ State Rep. Kris Crawford, R - SC

    by anyname on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 10:39:10 PM PDT

  •  i'm going too fast, dueling night, (1+ / 0-)
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    Joy of Fishes

    hectoring, vectoring and rectoring
    thru such dense psychological complexity the stars blink nervously. Too too too much papers, processes, obstacles, applications, code words, passwords, usernames, rules, explanations, trips, traps, stops, confirmations.
    Tryin to get my rights, and live.
    Amazingly difficult dealing with agency prompts online.
    m u s t
    t r y
    t o
    c a l m
    b e f o r e
    d a w n

    I don't have a tv/cable here/anymore. Just the little jack of all fones..

    Monsanto is poison,gotta be stopped. Can't afford rich people anymore;must cut back. People like Dick Cheney are evil, don't belong in government. We need @ 9 different revolutions in this country, and may they all crossoverlap soon..

    by renzo capetti on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 11:43:04 PM PDT

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