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  • So, Mr Putin, what do you see in this nubile 24-year-old rhythmic gymnast?

    09/20/2010 3:24:32 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 84 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 9:35 AM on 18th April 2008 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    This the kind of question Mrs Merton might ask. "So, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, what do you see in a 24-year-old, sensationally beautiful gymnast with a penchant for posing semi-naked that you don't see in your lovely, middle-aged, matronly wife Ludmilla?" It is also the kind of question that hardly needs answering for the millions who have tuned in to the YouTube film of Alina Kabaeva performing a decidedly provocative gymnastic routine.
  • Routine Blood Tests Could Replace Colonoscopy

    08/03/2010 7:02:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies · 278+ views
    inn ^ | 8/3/10 | Hillel Fendel
    Tel Aviv University (TAU) researchers have discovered that routine blood tests can provide an early warning for colorectal cancer. Anemia, a common blood disorder characterized by low hemoglobin levels, has long been associated with those suffering from colorectal cancer. It doesn't happen suddenly, however - and Tel Aviv University researchers say they have found that gradually decreasing hemoglobin levels can actually indicate a potential for colon cancer years in advance. Graduate student Inbal Goldshtein, who works with Dr. Gabriel Chodick and Dr. Varda Shalev of TAU's School of Public Health and Maccabi Healthcare Services' Department of Medical Informatics, says that...
  • Life is routine in the Camp Pendleton brig - Pendleton 8

    07/10/2006 11:09:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 1,122+ views
    North County Times ^ | 7/8/06 | William Finn Bennett
    CAMP PENDLETON ---- For seven Marines and a Navy corpsman accused of premeditated murder in the death of an Iraqi man in April, conditions inside the Camp Pendleton brig are improving. The men are no longer shackled, as they were when they were first incarcerated in mid-May. They are no longer forced to take their meals by themselves in their individual, isolation cells, and they now have regular access to the brig's exercise and recreation facility. As they await hearings that will determine whether each moves on to face trial, they are experiencing a daily routine familiar to the brig's...
  • For Reserve aircrew, New Year’s Eve over Iraq is routine

    01/03/2006 4:44:22 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 428+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Jan 3, 2005 | Master Sgt. Lance Cheung
    1/3/2006 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- People around the globe welcomed 2006 with a variety of New Year’s Eve celebrations. High above Iraq, a Reserve C-130 Hercules aircrew headed for Balad Air Base, celebrated in a different way -- flying another mission in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. With the drone of the aircraft’s four propellers in the background, Senior Master Sgt. Ernie Leyba attached his night vision gear to his flight helmet. It was nearly pitch black on the flight deck, except for the pale green glow of the instrument lights. But it didn’t stop the flight engineer. Since...
  • Laura's Laff Riot - (first lady's stand-up comedienne routine!)

    05/05/2005 10:56:12 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 11 replies · 774+ views
    If there were an Emmy category for stand-up comedy on C-SPAN, she would be this year's odds-on favorite. Cedric the Entertainer, who had expected to follow the prez for the evening's laughs, knew he was in trouble long before Laura sat down. Her sallies were stingers, with references to her husband as "Mr. Excitement," in bed by 9 o'clock, and to herself and Lynn Cheney and Karen Hughes as "desperate housewives" who sneak out to watch the Chippendales (male strippers) for post-9 o'clock thrills. "I wouldn't even mention it," she said, "except that Ruth Ginsburg and Sandra Day O'Connor saw...
  • Why They Fear Us

    12/30/2003 10:29:35 AM PST · by G. Stolyarov II · 283 replies · 960+ views
    The Rational Argumentator ^ | December 26, 2003 | Henry Emrich
    One of the most vexing problems that I have encountered in my experiences with Objectivism, is the fact that many people seem deathly afraid of our viewpoint – EVEN people with whom we should have most in common. They just don't seem to be able to understand it, even if we explain it patiently and calmly. Everything we say gets systematically distorted into something horrible. This used to bother me quite a lot, and still does to some degree. But I have come to a conclusion after a VERY long time thinking about it: When people misunderstand what Objectivism is,...
  • Bremer Expected to Meet Soon at White House

    11/11/2003 11:19:42 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 55 replies · 213+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo! ^ | Tuesday, November 11, 2003 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq's U.S. governor, Paul Bremer, has arrived in Washington and is expected to meet soon with top officials at the White House for what is likely to be a decision-making session, a U.S. official said on Tuesday. "When decisions need to be made, Bremer comes. Some decisions need to be made," the official told Reuters. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said there was no expectation Bremer would be leaving his post. There was no immediate comment from the White House. Bremer's return for what officials called "consultations" comes amid growing frustration in Washington with...
  • Summary Executions Become Routine In Aceh As Jakarta's Generals Break Their Promises

    05/25/2003 5:50:29 PM PDT · by blam · 2 replies · 179+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 5-26-2003 | Kathy Marks
    Summary executions become routine in Aceh as Jakarta's generals break their promises By Kathy Marks in Seunade, Aceh 26 May 2003 The handsome young army captain with the elegant moustache lit another cigarette and placed it between his perfect white teeth. "You must understand," he said, languidly blowing a smoke ring into the air. "We want to protect human rights. We don't want to kill the wrong people." Two miles down the road, the village of Seunade has just experienced the Indonesian military's interpretation of protecting human rights. On Friday, three men were gunned down on a bridge as they...
  • Heavenly Bodies Stir Up Routine Catastrophes

    03/18/2003 9:33:33 AM PST · by blam · 9 replies · 842+ views
    IOL ^ | 3-18-2003 | Graeme Addison
    Heavenly bodies stir up routine catastrophes March 18 2003 at 01:30PM By Graeme Addison Legend has it that when two people get together and er... bond, the Earth will move – at least in a metaphorical sense. Likewise, it takes two heavenly bodies, an impactor and a target, to come together with Earth-shattering force to form a crater. There’s nothing dreamlike about this: it happens, frequently, throughout the solar system. Impact catastrophes are routine. Just over two-billion years ago, a chunk of asteroid at least the size of Table Mountain struck the landmass that is now South Africa. It hurtled...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 1-05-03

    01/05/2003 2:44:26 AM PST · by petuniasevan · 12 replies · 233+ views
    NASA ^ | 1-05-03 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2003 January 5 Atlantis to Orbit Credit: NASA Explanation: Birds don't fly this high. Airplanes don't go this fast. The Statue of Liberty weighs less. No species other than human can even comprehend what is going on, nor could any human just a millennium ago. The launch of a rocket bound for space is an event that inspires awe and challenges description. Pictured above, the Space Shuttle Atlantis...
  • The Al and Joe routine

    08/06/2002 3:18:20 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies · 246+ views
    <p>During the 2000 presidential campaign, Al Gore couldn't decide whether he wanted to be seen with President Clinton.</p> <p>Now Gore and Sen. Joe Lieberman are giving us a repeat performance of that tortured "should I or shouldn't I" routine.</p> <p>Like Clinton and Gore, Gore and Lieberman once professed their love for another. But now they're quarreling openly. It's all about "the people versus the powerful," says Gore. No, it's not, Lieberman responds. It's about being fiscally responsible, pro-growth and pro-middle class.</p>