Daily Archives: February 23, 2012

The Mystery of Eight Hours of Sleep.

Originally posted on I am Retorque…:
BBC News – The myth of the eight-hour sleep. We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night – but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence…

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Solar Activity Update – Cornal Mass Ejections (CME’s)

Originally posted on abraveheart1:
February 23, 2012 – Solar Activity Update: Great four minute video on what’s going with the Sun, in terms of CME’s (Cornal Mass Ejections). Oustanding animation, Sun videos and music. Thanks Abraveheart1 blog. The Master of Disaster abraveheart1 View original … Continue reading

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Originally posted on abraveheart1:
The Fireballs of February Feb. 22, 2012:  In the middle of the night on February 13th, something disturbed the animal population of rural Portal, Georgia. Cows started mooing anxiously and local dogs howled at the sky.…

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A Long Way to Go…A Tough Road to Hoe!

February 23, 2012 – How Much Was That: Congressman Dirksen is quoted as saying, “A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking real money!” There is some confusion on when or if he ever said that, however, … Continue reading

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How Waiters “Read” Your Table – And How You Can Use This Information to Your Advantage.

February 23, 2012 – How Waiters Read Your Table: Restaurants Train Servers to Judge Diners, Make Service More Personal; Nixing ‘Hello, My Name Is…’ What looks like a convivial scene is a waiter’s nightmare: people at a table, chatting away, and … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Killer Pollution.

February 23, 2012 – Hong Kong’s Killer Pollution: With its iconic skyline, world-class infrastructure and China’s giant economy at its doorstep, Hong Kong has long been an attractive choice to those looking for a perch in Asia. But there’s a … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Train Crash Kills 49, Injuries over 600.

Link to Video on Buenos Aires Train Crash from Reuter.  February 23, 2012 – Argetine Train Crash Kills 49:  A packed commuter train crashed at a Buenos Aires station during Wednesday’s morning rush hour, killing 49 people and injuring more … Continue reading

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By the Sea, by the Beautiful Sea.

Originally posted on humanitari©:
February 23, 2012 – The Moon is in Pisces until 9:48PM EST, so this is the perfect picture for Pisces, i.e., oceans, Neptune God of the Seas, water, etc. Thanks, Bill Foster The Master of Mystics humanitari© View original post

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One if by Land two if by Port Sunda Kelapa in Jakarta, Indonesia.

February 23, 2012 – Minister Sees Need for Port Expansion in Indonesia: Indonesia needs to move quickly to expand and modernize its ports to keep up with a recent increase in exports and imports generated by the archipelago’s sustained growth, … Continue reading

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And I thought Only the United States “Cooked the Books.”

February 23, 2012 – Influential Report to Warn of Economic Crisis Unless State-Run Firms Are Scaled Back: There is a new rush for reform in China. An exclusive preview of an economic report on China, prepared by the World Bank … Continue reading

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