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Activists Across the Country Take Action A Week Before Copenhagen Begins

November 30th, 2009 No comments

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Activists stage a “die-in” in San Francisco

Today, in cities across the country and one week before the UN climate negotiations in Copenhagen, climate activists held demonstrations and workshops to bring urgent attention to issue of climate change. The events, known collectively as N30, coincided with the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Organization (WTO) protest in Seattle in 1999, where activists nearly shut down the city and changed the tenor of international trade talks forever. …Read the full story on TreeHugger

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day forty four.

November 30th, 2009 No comments

As this is being posted, the swine flu epidemic has fallen to the back pages of the news, but I can tell you that it remains a problem for public schools- attendance is still off what it was last year to an incredible degree. Donate a small amount on DonorsChoose this holiday season! I have a couple

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$123.5 million in tax refunds unclaimed

November 30th, 2009 No comments

If you moved after filing your 2008 return and never gave the IRS your new address, some of that money could be yours. Claim it easily by phone or Internet.

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Four-week decline in flu-like cases, officials say – USA Today

November 30th, 2009 No comments

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Four-week decline in flu-like cases, officials say
USA Today
The steady decline in the USA and elsewhere prompted the World Health Organization to propose Friday that swine flu may have peaked in North America,
Swine flu still down in us but 198 children dead Reuters
CDC: Swine flu less widespread, down to 32 states The Associated Press
Pa. state health centers to give swine flu vaccine Philadelphia Inquirer
U.S. News & World Report  – AFP  – Bloomberg
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Theoretical Protection for Influenza

November 30th, 2009 No comments

Burberry Scarf Lets face the obvious facts. The swine flu is here and it’s continually spreading all over the world. Everyday statically data show the rising number of effected people. We have conventional methods, which apply and effectively help us from any sort of flu in this season. This swine f

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Amazon Cyber Monday Lightning Deals – 50% Off Titles

November 30th, 2009 No comments

Cyber Monday Lightning Deals in Video Games through Nov. 30, 2009

Amazon currently has the following Lightning Deals:

  • Champions Online (PC) – $19.75 (51% off)
  • Persona Megami Tensei (PSP) – $14.98 (63% off)
  • Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force Collector’s Edition for DS – $19.98 (43% off)
  • Transformers (Xbox 360/PS3) – $19 (52% off)
  • Tekken 6 Limited Edition Fightstick (PS3) – $59.98 (60% off)
  • Wolfenstein (PC/Xbox 360) – $29 (52% off)

Check it out:  Amazon Cyber Monday Lightning Deals

 

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Give the Gift of Remote Research

November 30th, 2009 No comments

In the past few weeks, remote user research has been touted as a solution to climate change and a swine flu containment strategy—but did you know that it also makes an amazing holiday gift?

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Mini Microbe Portraits (Stunning PICS)

November 30th, 2009 No comments

Tired of the portraits, landscapes and abstract art that peppers the walls of most art museums? According to Dutch photographer Wim von Egmond, there’s one art subject that has been ignored for centuries and finally deserves its due: microscopic organisms.

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Flu has killed 59 in Michigan since April – Lansing State Journal

November 30th, 2009 No comments

LANSING — Michigan health officials say influenza has killed 59 people in the state since April 1 and 49 since Sept. 1, when swine flu began gaining steam. The Michigan Community Health Department said Monday that 25,074 flu cases were reported in …

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The browser battles go on and on

November 30th, 2009 No comments

roundup From Firefox to IE and from Chrome to Opera and Safari, there’s no sitting still for browser makers looking to keep their products fresh and competitive.

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