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  • Obamacare Architect: 'Could Be the Beginning of a Death Spiral'

    11/15/2013 7:10:40 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 68 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/15/13 | DANIEL HALPER
    Harvard professor David Cutler, a so-called architect of Obamacare, says we "could be" witnessing "the beginning of a death spiral" for the unpopular health care bill. Cutler made the comments last night on Fox News: "So when you were on last week I asked you, if they don't get enough people in the exchanges, then what happens?" said host Megyn Kelly. "And you said then the premiums go up very, very high. Now, was that ball put in motion today?" "We don't know yet," said Cutler. "So what the president is trying to do is to say the website is...
  • Scientists Make Mice “Remember” Things That Didn’t Happen

    08/05/2013 10:23:42 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    MIT Technology Review ^ | 25 July 2013 | By Susan Young
    Researchers manipulate mouse neurons to create a false memory; the work could lead to a better understanding of how memories form. Remember this: The red neurons are the brain cells in the hippocampus of a mouse carrying a new memory of a particular place. Scientists have created a false memory in mice by manipulating neurons that bear the memory of a place. The work further demonstrates just how unreliable memory can be. It also lays new ground for understanding the cell behavior and circuitry that controls memory, and could one day help researchers discover new ways to treat mental illnesses...
  • If It has Arnold in It, Don’t Remake It.

    08/29/2012 2:35:52 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 28 replies
    The Freehold ^ | August 29, 2012 | Ed Raby Sr
    Actually, I would appreciate if people didn’t remake anything. Some originality would be nice.  While, I would appreciate no remakes, this goes double for ones with Arnold Schwarzenegger.It as actually quite interesting how many of Arnold’s films were science fiction or fantasy based.  It is also interesting how every remake of one of them is a complete flop.  The latest edition of Total Recall going to the remake scrap-heap is prime example.  Great CGI, No originality and No Arnold equals epic fail.  It seems the original which was recently called ‘cheesy’ by some critic did far better at the box office than the new one which...
  • The 10 worst movie remakes of all time (Who ordered the Total Rehash?)

    08/03/2012 12:29:50 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 135 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | August 2, 2012 | Barry Koltnow
    With the opening Friday of "Total Recall," thoughts immediately turn to the subject of movie remakes... Remakes are nothing new in Hollywood, although movie studios prefer to call them "reboots" or "re-imaginations." For some reason, the word "remake" has a negative connotation among moviegoers. Perhaps it's because it seems like a lazy and unimaginative way to make movies...
  • Total Recall Trailer 2012 August 3 Looks Good.

    07/25/2012 2:45:50 PM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 8 replies
    apple.com/sony ^ | June2012 | Itunes
    otal Recall is an action thriller about reality and memory, inspired anew by the famous short story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" by Philip K. Dick. Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), even though he's got a beautiful wife (Kate Beckinsale) who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy mig ...
  • GM to call back 8,000 electric Chevy Volts -- report (ALL 8,000 Volts sold)

    01/05/2012 8:39:34 AM PST · by tobyhill · 46 replies · 1+ views
    msnbc ^ | 1/5/2012 | staff
    General Motors plans to ask Volt owners to bring their electric cars into dealers to strengthen the structure around the batteries, according to a report. The move is similar to a recall and involves the 8,000 Volts sold in the U.S. in the past two years.
  • Marilu Henner Remembers Every Day of Her Life (Superior Autobiographical Memory)

    12/20/2010 5:24:01 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 56 replies · 3+ views
    CBS News ^ | 12/20/2010 | staff
    Can you imagine remembering every single day of your life? That's what actress Marilu Henner says she can do. On "The Early Show" Monday, Henner -- one of only six people recognized in the world as having a rare gift called superior autobiographical memory -- explained what life is like remembering every day of her life. Henner and others with the same ability were profiled Sunday on "60 Minutes."
  • 10 reasons we still love Total Recall 20 years later

    06/01/2010 6:43:40 PM PDT · by KevinDavis · 64 replies · 1,502+ views
    SciFi Wire ^ | 06/01/10
    The year was 1990. The first President George Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev were ending the Cold War, while South Africa was ending apartheid. It was the year of Vanilla Ice's "Ice Ice Baby" and MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This," and in the theaters, Home Alone was the top-grossing film of the year.
  • Alien' writer Dan O'Bannon dies

    12/19/2009 6:00:10 AM PST · by DemforBush · 13 replies · 699+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 12/18/09 | n/a
    Dan O'Bannon, the unassuming sci-fi screenwriter and quirky horror specialist behind the "Alien" film franchise, died Thursday in Los Angeles after a short illness. He was 63...
  • CA: Recall drive certified against Schwarzenegger -- again (Yes, another recall drive)

    05/15/2009 5:50:05 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 39 replies · 837+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 5/15/09 | Peter Hecht
    UPDATED AT 5:20 P.M. Secretary of State Debra Bowen today certified the fifth recall bid seeking to oust Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. A group called Taxpayers United to Recall Governor Schwarzenegger -- headed by John D. Fusek of La Habra -- now has until Oct. 22 to obtain 1,041,530 valid voter signatures, or 12 percent of the electorate, to qualify the measure for the ballot. It won't be easy. Gray Davis became the first California governor to be recalled in 2003, but four other recall drives against Schwarzenegger -- one in 2004, two in 2005 and one in 2008 -- have...
  • Scientists Erase Specific Memories in Mice

    10/22/2008 12:49:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 632+ views
    HealthDay at Yahoo ^ | 10/22/08 | Alan Mozes
    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- It sounds like science fiction, by scientists say it might one day be possible to erase undesirable memories from the brain, selectively and safely. Using a complex genetic approach, U.S. and Chinese researchers believe they have done just that in mice, but the feat is far from being tested on humans. Study co-author Joe Z. Tsien, co-director of the Brain & Behavior Discovery Institute at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, says the "work reveals a molecular mechanism of how [memory deletion] can be done quickly and without doing damage to brain cells." The...
  • Totaled Recall

    07/22/2008 8:15:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies · 157+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 22, 2008
    California: What has changed since Golden State voters ousted Gray Davis and cast their lot with Arnold Schwarzenegger's star power? Not much — except for $41 billion in new spending.What's big, blue and red all over? The great, Democrat-dominated and profligate state government of California. At a point when most state lawmakers and chief executives have put their budgets to bed, neatly balanced, and taken off for some R&R, the Legislature and governor of California are still wrangling over a budget that is roughly $15 billion out of balance. This is nothing new. We've been hearing about these budget gaps,...
  • Tough Times For the Terminator

    07/31/2005 6:57:20 AM PDT · by Jefferson2000 · 177 replies · 1,467+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 7-31-05 | David Broder
    SACRAMENTO -- On July 11 Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger scored his biggest victory of the year, signing a budget in which the Democratic-controlled legislature gave him almost everything he wanted in his effort to cure this debt-plagued state government. But hard on the heels of that triumph, one of Schwarzenegger's aides told me last week, "Ka-chunk, ka-chunk. It was like getting run over by the front and rear wheels of a truck." On July 13 news reports revealed that just before taking office in 2003, the governor had signed a multimillion-dollar contract with the publisher of two muscle magazines that rely...
  • Arnold's War Chest Draws Scrutiny

    03/23/2005 11:08:18 AM PST · by John Lenin · 19 replies · 359+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Tuesday, March 22, 2005
    Tuesday, March 22, 2005 5:43 p.m. ESTArnold's War Chest Draws Scrutiny Shortly before he was elected governor in 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger stood in the state's railroad museum, which he called a monument to the special interest that dominated California politics for decades until it was finally curbed in the early 1900s. Californians, Schwarzenegger declared that day, believe their government "is corrupted by dirty money, closed doors and back-room dealing. They see the contributions go in, the favors go out and they're punished with wasteful spending and high taxes." Story Continues Below[AD] Now, as governor, Schwarzenegger is being accused of...
  • DFU SONG: My Favorite Things (total recall is wonderful)

    10/08/2003 11:02:26 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 268+ views
    DFU SONG PARODIES | 10-2003 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - MY FAVORITE THINGS Watching Gray Davis as he's terminated...knowing that FReepers are very elated Hearing the whining that their defeat brings...these are a few of my favorite things Mocking McAuliffe as he goes on spinning...RATS are so funny when they are not winning Hearing the whining that their defeat brings...these are a few of my favorite things Knowing Mulholland has turned suicidal...Woodruff is downing large doses of Midol Hearing the whining that their defeat brings...these are a few of my favorite things As subscriptions have been cancelled at the L.A. TIMES...their readers are telling them they've had...
  • Arnie acts out migrant dream in election win (view from Australia)

    10/08/2003 10:15:02 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 6 replies · 175+ views
    The Australian ^ | October 09 2003
    NOW we will learn if Arnold Schwarzenegger really is a man of steel, because a politician who is tough – if not necessarily stainless – is exactly what California needs. Those who fear the judgment of the people may suggest this is a win for populism over political maturity but Schwarzenegger's sweeping ballot box victory demonstrates the American genius for embracing new ideas and new people. Schwarzenegger is an immigrant who made himself a success in films, business and now politics through his own efforts. By becoming governor of California he has demonstrated the truth of the American Dream for...
  • Stupid DemocRAT Comments about RECALL Thread

    10/07/2003 7:31:52 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 139 replies · 383+ views
    dfu | 10-7-03 | dfu
    Just for posterity and as a way to keep score, please put on this thread stupid comments made by the RATS about RECALL. Jesse Jackson has made them. Global Crossing Terry has made them. Other RATS have made them. Thanks for your contributions. This could be a fun thread. Please try to link a source.
  • DFU SONG: Cabaret (get to the polls today!)

    10/07/2003 2:13:55 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies · 294+ views
    DFU SONG PARODIES | 10-2003 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - CABARET It is important…your duty is clear…listen to what I say You can recall the governor…get to the polls today He spent our money like it grew on trees…the surplus was blown away You can recall the governor…get to the polls today Arnold’s not pure…that is for sure He copped some feels but he might save us…every day we’re screwed by Davis He has been boorish, but Clinton he’s not…the TIMES will not get its way You can recall the governor…get to the polls todayArnold’s not pure…that is for sure He copped some feels but he might...
  • RECALL VOTERS: Important --- you can ask for provisional ballots

    10/07/2003 8:03:43 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies · 214+ views
    KFI, Bill Handel show | 10-7-03 | dfu
    Attention California RECALL voters. In L.A. County only about 1700 polls will be open, compared to the normal 4900 in a regular election. It will be the same thing in other countries. If you go to your polling place and your name is not on the rolls ----- make sure you ask for a PROVISIONAL BALLOT. You will then be able to vote. You will need two forms of I.D. (Or as Handel described it: you will need two forms of I.D. unless you are Hispanic, don't speak English, and arrived at the polls with 14 others in a van.)
  • CALIFORNIA VOTERS -- Make Sure You Know the Location of Your Polling Place!

    10/06/2003 8:38:24 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 17 replies · 258+ views
    dfu | 10-6-03 | dfu
    Fellow Californians, please make sure you know where you are going to vote tomorrow. My normal polling place just down the street is not being used for this election. Mine is a church several blocks away. Let's hope it is the RATS who are too stupid to know how to vote and where to vote. Another suggestion -- wear an INS hat to the polls. If you see people scatter, you know they were there to vote illegally. Just kidding. :) While you are at it, call your friends and make sure they vote!