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  • Democrat Introduces Bill Banning Masturbation (Oklahoma)

    02/14/2012 9:36:42 PM PST · by Paleo Conservative · 62 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | February 08, 2012 | Michael Allen
    Oklahoma’s proposed anti-abortion Senate Bill 1433 states a fetus “at every stage of development (has) all the rights, privileges, and immunities available to other persons, citizens, and residents of this state.” In response, pro-choice Oklahoma State Senator Constance Johnson introduced an amendment......
  • N. Korea unwilling to give up nuclear ambition: former U.S. diplomat

    11/16/2009 2:06:09 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 4 replies · 344+ views
    Yonhap News ^ | 11/16/09 | Tony Chang
    N. Korea unwilling to give up nuclear ambition: former U.S. diplomat By Tony Chang SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Yonhap) -- North Korea does not have any intention of abandoning its nuclear ambitions in the near future, a former senior U.S. diplomat said Monday, forecasting that an upcoming meeting between Washington and Pyongyang will do little to resolve stalled multilateral denuclearization talks. David Straub, associate director of the Korean Studies Program at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, said at a seminar in Seoul that the U.S. representative for North Korea policy will basically "convey a short and...
  • Foxman, Wiesel, Upbraid Israel For Pace of Peace Effort

    05/17/2007 4:01:33 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 3 replies · 274+ views
    The Jewish Daily Forward ^ | 5/18/'07 | Orly Halpern
    Petra, Jordan — Some of Israel’s strongest supporters chastised the country’s leadership this week for failing to take up opportunities to solve the long-standing conflict with neighboring Arab countries. The criticisms were aired Tuesday at the third annual Petra Conference in Jordan, a meeting of Nobel laureates and distinguished figures who brainstorm together to improve the world. In an onstage interview before some 200 well-heeled participants and the world media, co-host Elie Wiesel grilled Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert over his country’s conditions for making peace with the Palestinians. “What does it mean?” asked Wiesel, one of Israel’s most prominent...
  • PwC Consulting to be Monday (not a joke)

    06/12/2002 5:57:49 AM PDT · by Rodney King · 22 replies · 330+ views
    PMSNBC ^ | Yesterday | Mr. PMSNBC
    PwC Consulting to be ‘Monday’ New name for Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ consulting firm NEW YORK, June 9 — Consulting firm PwC Consulting on Sunday said it was renaming itself “Monday” to try to distance itself from parent PricewaterhouseCoopers and as it gears up for an initial public offering. PwC Consulting will adopt the unusual name after its separation from the accounting firm is completed following its IPO later this year. “THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS brand has given us a great heritage,” Greg Brenneman, president and chief executive officer of PwC Consulting, said in a statement.(So why are you changing it?) “Our new name...
  • Mathematicians Solve Egg-Spin Mystery

    03/29/2002 4:58:19 PM PST · by randog · 2 replies · 352+ views
    AP ^ | 3-27-02 | MARGIE MASON
    Just in time for Easter, mathematicians have cracked the mystery of why a hard-boiled egg spun on a tabletop rises on one end and whirls like a top. The explanation, in an eggshell: Friction. Mathematicians from England and Japan spent six months filching eggs from their families' refrigerators and trying to explain the mysterious forces controlling this behavior. Their findings appear in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature. Keith Moffatt of the University of Cambridge in England and Yutaka Shimomura of Keio University in Japan believed that demonstrating how this effect works would be a simple, fun exercise. Instead, it...