Monday, June 1, 2009

Friday, May 29, 2009

Ever jealous, climate change seeks to up the ante on abortion

Climate change causes 315,000 deaths a year-report.
Climate change kills about 315,000 people a year through hunger, sickness and weather disasters, and the annual death toll is expected to rise to half a million by 2030, a report said on Friday.
In other news, climate change helps to save or create jobs for those that are left.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Money Worries Make Women Spend More

Scientific data attached if needed.


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At times of crisis women are more inclined to spend themselves out of misery than at stable times, a new survey suggests. Psychologists say that the recession could force more women to overspend or increase their risk of mental illness.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Obama the president

In order to ensure that your Friday get's started off on the right foot, you might want to read this:
Just keep in mind that Sunday is just around the corner.

Use Science To Convince Teens A Sober Prom Is Better

Rather than explaining about morality and scandal, and stewardship, and the like, just go with the science. This should work. Worst case, simply explain how opening of every beer gives off carbon dioxide thus warming the earth, and thus killing off poor people in third world coastal nations far away.


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Middle and high school proms and graduation are big events, and there will be multiple parties to attend and a wide array of opportunities for alcohol to be served. Instead of just asking your teen not to drink, try explaining how alcohol can affect his or her body.

Area Of Brain That Makes A 'People Person' Discovered

As you know, I am a "people person".


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Researchers have discovered that whether someone is a "people person" may depend on the structure of their brain: the greater the concentration of brain tissue in certain parts of the brain, the more likely they are to be a warm, sentimental person. This area is in the same region linked to processing of pleasures such as sweet tastes and sexual stimuli.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Notre Dame

Patrick Reilly really must have a special place in his heart for Jesuits.  "I would not at all be surprised if some of the major Jesuit universities are already clamoring for President Obama's participation in next year's commencement ceremonies."