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Now Coastal Queensland Braces for 30-Foot Flood Waters ~
World  (tags: Now coastal Queensland braces for 30-foo )

- 3030 days ago -
22 Australian towns and forced more than 200,000 from their homes headed toward the northeast coast on New Year's Day, forcing further evacuations and warnings of 30-ft flood waters
Solar Living Institute - Donations - Donations - Support-Us - Solar Living Institute   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Living Institute - Donations - Don )

- 3030 days ago -
The Institute manages the Solar Living Center; Courses at SLI are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students,
Wal-Mart Begins Charging for Grocery Bags in California
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart Begins Charging for Grocery Bag, eco bags, EcoBags, inthenews, Shopping bags, ShoppingBags, Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart bags, Wal-martBags, WMT )

- 3382 days ago -
Wal-Mart (WMT) is either looking to make an impact on the environment or cut more expenses -- probably both. The world's largest retailer is now going to charge its customers in parts of California for shopping bags. No, not the thin plastic ones,..
Flatbed Trucking: Continued Transport in Any Economy
Business  (tags: economy, companies, trucking )

- 3382 days ago -
With some flatbed trucking companies closing their doors because of bankruptcy, it's easy to assume the worst for all; but, to do so would be foolish. While there have been some in the freight transportation industry who have been hit hard...
Biker in Florida Pulled Over for Wearing a Gladiator Helmet
Offbeat  (tags: Biker in Florida Pulled Over for Wearing )

- 3382 days ago -
Luis Santiago's motorcycle helmet, a custom-modified gladiator-style head protector (pictured), is certainly a bit different. Yet, as Guenther pointed out to the officer, it doesn't obscure the face any more than the typical helmet would,..
Dad Caves to Condo Board, Destroys Snow Fort
Society & Culture  (tags: Dad Caves to Condo Board, Destroys Snow Fort )

- 3382 days ago -
John White's daughter, Clara, plays in the fort her dad built: he got a chilly reception from the owners of the property. The fort was almost 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide, its walls enclosed a tree and it even featured a window. "the situation laughable",
The 106-Year-Old Evicted From Care Home in Snow After Court Battle Defeat
Society & Culture  (tags: Care home, 106-year-old, evicted, freezing point, defeat )

- 3381 days ago -
With only an umbrella and a blanket to protect her from the falling snow, one of Britain's oldest women was wheeled out of the care home she had fought in vain to prevent closing yesterday.
Vitamin E May Guard Brain After Stroke
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain, Vitamin E, health, stroke, prevention, treatment )

- 3383 days ago -
The study suggests that a natural kind of vitamin E called tocotrienol has the properties to block the function of a brain enzyme. This may help in preventing the brain nerve cells from dying after stroke.
Yawn; It's One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Brain.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Conscious yawning, neuroscience, health, spiritual experience )

- 3383 days ago -
Go ahead: Laugh if you want (though you'll benefit your brain more if you smile), but in my professional opinion, yawning is one of the best-kept secrets in neuroscience. Even my colleagues who are researching meditation, relaxation, and stress reduction.
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