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Weird and Wacky Facts About All 50 States - Video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, funny, humans, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, USA )

Caree
- 23 hours ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Do you know which state features mashed potato wrestling matches? How about the state where you're never more than 6 miles from a lake? Find out if they're yours.
Giant Rubber Duck Floats Into Los Angeles Port to Join Tall Ships Festival - Video
Offbeat  (tags: arts, children, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Caree
- 3 hours ago - ph.news.yahoo.com
Sure to bring a smile to your day..The giant bathtub toy at six-stories tall - the largest in the world, is part of an art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Since 2007, the gigantic duckie has called at ports and harbors across the globe.
Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
Society & Culture  (tags: Detroit, water, petitions )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance the system's budget on the backs of the poor.
Glyphosate Herbicide Sales Boom Powers Global Biotech Industry - Sustainable Pulse
Business  (tags: Business, Sales, Toxic Chemical, Glyphosate, Herbicide, GMO crops, Big Business, Money, Monsanto, Health risks, Environmental pollution, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 23 hours ago - sustainablepulse.com
The global glyphosate herbicide market was valued at 5.46 billion dollars in 2012. This toxic chemical eg Monsanto's 'Roundup Ready' (used with GMO crops) is big business in spite of the fact that glyphosate is harmful to us and the wider ecosystem.
Pictures of the Day: 22 August 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 22 August 2014 )

Giana
- 17 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Great photos, except the one with the bull fight! Sickening!
Open Thread - 8/22/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 21 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
The Senate Grab Bag
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2014, videos )

TomCat
- 21 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st Comment.
Rome's First Emperor Died 2000 Years Ago - His Tomb Is Now Used as a Toilet
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
Augustus, who died 2000 years ago, was the first emperor of Rome. He brought peace after the turmoil in the republic after the assassination of Julius Caesar when he defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra
Evolution of Marine Crocodilians Constrained By Ocean Temperatures
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonized the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study, which establishes the link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature ov
New Home for An 'Evolutionary Misfit'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
One of the most bizarre-looking fossils ever discovered- a worm-like creature with legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail- has found its place in the evolutionary Tree of Life, definitively linking it with a group of modern animals
 
 
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