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Liberal Hypocrites: Why Are Dems Criticizing Roy Moore When PEDO PREZ Barack Obama Is Still Married To FORMER TEENAGER Michelle Obama?
by BayAreaObserver in #Moore on 16 Nov 2017  14 comments, latest 2 hours ago
A liberal witch hunt is on the prowl for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The respected former judge is being attacked for OCCASIONALLY BEFRIENDING young girls using ROMANCE, and his...

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Mysterious ‘shadow zone’ in the Pacific Ocean traps 2000-year-old water (news.com.au)
by BayAreaObserver in #SciTech on 19 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest 9 hours ago
The “shadow zone” and it lies around two kilometres below the surface in an ocean abyss where trapped water dates back to the fourth century.This ancient water, which is between...

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Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia (thediplomat.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Islam on 18 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest 11 hours ago
Rising Islamic conservatism, especially among youths, is a worrying trend for Indonesia.From militancy in the southern Philippines to hardline preachers taking shelter in Malaysia, politicized forms of conservative Islam are...

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Swedish researchers found that people with furry friends, especially the unmarried, have fewer heart problems than those who don't. (businessinsider.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Medicine on 19 Nov 2017  Posted 21 hours ago
A massive, 12-year study of 3.4 million Swedish people released Friday in the journal Scientific Reports reveals that adult dog owners are less likely to die than their dog-free peers....

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Everything Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Forgotten Under Oath (wired.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #AttorneyGeneral on 18 Nov 2017  8 comments, latest a day ago
During this week's House Judiciary Committee hearing, the attorney general's peculiarly porous memory inspired much frustration among members of Congress eager to pin Sessions down on critical facts relating to...

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A modern history of campaign finance: from Watergate to 'Citizens United' (publicintegrity.org)
by BayAreaObserver in #Voting on 18 Nov 2017  1 comment, latest a day ago
A legal war has been waged since the campaign finance reforms that followed the Watergate scandals, when Congress passed the bedrock for our modern money-in-politics regulatory regime. And while reformers...

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‘Hot potato’ shows why workers won’t benefit from Trump’s corporate tax cut (theconversation.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Taxes on 18 Nov 2017  3 comments, latest a day ago
Many children have played hot potato, a game in which they pass a spud to other children quickly so they don’t get stuck with it when the music stops. Taxes...

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Media Now Just Offering Daily Update On Few Remaining Celebrities Not Embroiled In Scandals
by BayAreaObserver in #Scandals on 18 Nov 2017  4 comments, latest a day ago
A group of major news organizations joined the Associated Press today in announcing a new policy of simply reporting on the handful of remaining celebrities out there who still haven’t...

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Mr Bean goes to Asia (dw.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #GeoPolitics on 18 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest a day ago
Donald Trump's 12-day tour might go down in history as being the last attempt to master the shifting of power in Asia. What is clear is that Washington has no...

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Twenty Problems Only Total Misanthropes Will Understand (whatculture.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Psychology on 17 Nov 2017  3 comments, latest 2 days ago
Misanthropy: the general hatred, distrust or disdain for the human species or human nature. It is a rarely discussed viewpoint held by a small percentage of the population, and it...

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How Despair Helped Drive Trump to Victory (ineteconomics.org)
by BayAreaObserver in #Economics on 17 Nov 2017  Posted 3 days ago
The role of the rural vote in Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. Presidential election has received widespread coverage. But suggesting that rural frustration with political insiders and years of...

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How deep ties with Pakistan’s military helped Saudi purge (atimes.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #GeoPolitics on 17 Nov 2017  Posted 3 days ago
Pakistan has traditionally maintained that its bilateral relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is its “most important diplomatic relationship.” Developments in Saudi Arabia last week appear to have hinged...

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When will the Earth try to kill us again? (arstechnica.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #SciTech on 16 Nov 2017  5 comments, latest 3 days ago
Most mass extinctions began with vast convulsions of Earth’s interior—can we detect that?Our planet Earth has extinguished large portions of its inhabitants several times since the dawn of animals. And...

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ISIS in Southeast Asia - Get ready to send your kids and grandkids to the new Vietnams (thediplomat.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #ISIS on 6 Sep 2017  29 comments, latest 3 days ago
After Ahok: Indonesia Grapples with the Rise of Political Islam. For decades, Indonesian society has experienced a slow process of Islamization. In 2017, the pace picked up.http://thediplomat.com/2017 Malaysian police arrest...

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To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated (arstechnica.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #SciTech on 16 Nov 2017  Posted 3 days ago
In a world where accusations of "fake news" are thrown around essentially at random, critical thinking would seem to be a must. But this is also a world where the...

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Cell-based therapy for type 1 diabetes (sciencedaily.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #SciTech on 16 Nov 2017  1 comment, latest 3 days ago
Type 1 diabetes has been successfully reveresed in a mouse model by infusing blood stem cells pre-treated to produce more of a protein called PD-L1, which is deficient in mice...

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Book Recommendations
by BayAreaObserver in #Books on 26 Sep 2017  21 comments, latest 3 days ago
What are you currently reading or plan to read in the future ? Any favorites from the past ? Reading is one of the great pleasures of life either for...

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10 Award-Winning Optical Illusions and Brain Puzzles (mentalfloss.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #SciTech on 16 Nov 2017  Posted 3 days ago
From the new book Champions of Illusion: The Science Behind Mind-Boggling Images and Mystifying Brain Puzzles. Created by Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik, professors of ophthalmology, neurology, physiology, and pharmacology...

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What Those White Stripes on Chicken Breasts Mean for Your Health (mentalfloss.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Poultry on 7 Nov 2017  11 comments, latest 10 days ago
Thanks to modern farming methods, some chicken sold in stores has more than three times the fat it’s supposed to, and this can be observed in the stripes of white...

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Democrats, Anti-Trumpers Have Putin Derangement Syndrome - PDS - Matt Taibbi (rollingstone.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #PDS on 6 Apr 2017  11 comments, latest 13 days ago
Whatever the truth about Trump and Russia, the speculation surrounding it has become a dangerous case of mass hysteria. So Michael Flynn, who was Donald Trump's national security adviser before...
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