Archives for November 1, 2009

Athens, Ga. – Each year, the influenza virus evolves. And each year, public health officials try to predict what the new strain will be and how it will affect the population in order to best combat it. A new study by an international team of researchers, led by assistant professor Andrew W. Park, who holds…

The Corporation Part 8

How a virus invades your body

The Scoop on the Bay Bridge

To me, the Oakland Bay Bridge was always one of those bridges that made you think about bridges when you drove over it. It is very long (one of the longest in the world) and spans an arm of the sea. It is old, and there are earthquakes in the region now and then. So…

A Russian circus troupe were rehearsing for a performance in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, when the incident happened. Workers had to drag the bear away during the attack, according to the director of the arena, Kurmangazy Isanayev. The exits were closed off as staff waited for the emergency services. Police shot the bear dead at the scene.…

“If the Hanoi Hilton could not break John McCain’s resolve to do what is best for his country, you can be sure the angry Left never will.” — President George Bush, addressing the RNC via satellite feed, September 1, 2008 “I Am The Angry Left.” — T-Shirt seen at demonstration outside RNC, September 2, 2008.…

Your religion flowchart

This is has been around the internet, most notably HERE, where most people have seen it already. But, just in case you have not seen it and are having religious angst on this fine Sunday morning, check it out: