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June 28, 2008

LOTD for June 28

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 11:47 am

Amazing that this dog was unhurt when a tornado picked him up!
http://wcbstv.com/watercooler/tornado.lifts.dog.2.743943.html

Only 6% of men now wear ties to go to work, and the number drops each year:
http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_9524535

Mother checks on why her 7-month-old daughter is crying at 1am…and finds a King Snake wrapped around the baby’s leg!
http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2008/06/10/King_snake_found_in_babys_crib/UPI-37501213129955/

To prepare for the long period of darkness, this research base in Antarctica sure stocked up on condoms!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25054286/

It is sad how Naples has had no garbage collection for months! The mafia apparently made a ton from garbage collection and the politicians who are supposed to be fixing the problem are under investigation for taking bribes:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/jun/03/italy.internationalcrime

Four of the five most conservative Supreme Court judges over the past 70 years are currently on the Supreme Court:
http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/national/2008/05/12/ranking-the-politics-of-supreme-court-justices.html

New study found that red wine is even more effective against aging than was previously thought:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/04/health/research/04aging.html?ref=health

Parents who push their overweight kids to diet actually end up tripling their kid’s chances to be overweight 5 years later. A better course of action is to help their kids eat more healthily and to exercise:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24970815/

Research found that people who bottled up their feelings about 9/11 actually are feeling better off now than people who talked with others about their feelings due to 9/11:
http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2008/06/02/trauma-study.html

Toyota has developed a new fuel cell car that will be available in Japan this year…but will not come to the US for awhile. This is a hybrid between hydrogen and electricity:
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/BUSINESS/06/06/toyota.car.ap/index.html

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