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  • July 1934: See-Saw Rocks Dead Back to Life (U.K. Advertisement, Photo)

    06/11/2013 6:58:56 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 5 replies
    Retronaut ^ | July 1934 | Retronaut
    ... The machine produces 10 to 15 see-saw motions a minute to induce an exact imitation of natural breathing. It works automatically once the patient is balanced on the light metal frame.
  • Jewish Birthrate Up, Arab Rate Down in Jerusalem

    05/20/2012 1:39:19 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/5/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    The Jewish birthrate in Jerusalem is higher than the Arab birthrate, putting an end to reports of an Arab demographic threat in the united capital. The birthrate in the expected life of mothers is 4.2 children for Jewish mothers compared with 3.9 children for Arab mothers, according to the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies (JIIS). Reflecting the trend in the rest of Israel, the birthrate for Jews represents a dramatic reversal and is on the increase while the Arab birthrate is declining. In 1999, the birthrate was only 3.8 for Jewish mothers and 4.4 for Arabs, the JIIS reported. Jews...
  • Seesaws: A Vanishing Part Of America

    06/17/2011 4:36:33 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 41 replies
    Let's Be Fair! ^ | April 29, 2011 | Bob Dorigo Jones
    Seesaws: A Vanishing Part of America By Bob Dorigo Jones Can you remember the last time you saw a seesaw? Iím talking about an old fashioned teeter-totter Ė the kind without springs. If you are under the age of thirty, itís very possible that youíve never seen one. Although they were once a staple of playgrounds around the country, the lawsuit explosion in America prompted school officials and park superintendents to start removing them in the 1970s and 1980s. Philip Howard, a prominent attorney and the author of the bestselling book, The Death of Common Sense, wrote this about...
  • Now Adam Smith in trouble? (WA-9)

    10/19/2010 7:15:53 AM PDT · by Seattle Conservative · 25 replies
    Sound Politics ^ | October 18, 2010 | Stefan Sharkansky
    Latest Real Clear Politics rankings, which seem to be shifting red in recent days: WA-9 (Smith v Muri) and WA-2 (Larsen v Koster) are toss-up, WA-8 (Reichert v DelBene) and WA-3 (Heck v Herrera) leaning GOP. Reichert has always had close races, but in the other districts Larsen, Smith and Baird won their last three elections (if not more) with over 60% of the vote. RCP considers WA's remaining seats to be safe for the incumbents.
  • I just saw Saw VI, and I think it was written by the DNC

    10/24/2009 5:45:01 PM PDT · by Ballygrl · 40 replies · 1,444+ views
    Vanity | 10/24/09
    Who would've thought the horror movie series I love would go political on me. I'm not going to spoil the movie, so I'll just tell you the political message of it. So the movie opens up and we see 2 people who are in cells and they're across from 1 another, Jigsaw comes on and he starts his speech, he says that they're PREDATORY LENDORS who take advantage of people who would never be able to pay back their loans. I turn my head to the right and whisper to hubby "did he just say predatory lenders" hubby smirks and...