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March 22, 2009

LOTD for March 22

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 8:24 am

Commentary about how the US should legalize pot and tax it as a way out of the current budget crisis. The estimate that taxing pot could net more than $1 billion in tax revenue for California each year is amazing…that means that a LOT of pot is estimated to be smoked in California!
http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2009/03/the_positive_economics_of_a_ma.html

Study says that commercials makes TV more enjoyable to watch…I personally don’t buy it and I haven’t watch commercials (aside from the Super Bowl) since I got a DVR 6+ years ago, and I enjoy TV much more without commercials!
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/03/health/03mind.html

Study found that people that doodle when involved in something like a class or a meeting actually benefit from the doodling keeping their minds engaged, and the people that doodled remembered 29% more information than those who just tried to pay attention:
http://www-cdn.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=101727048

The gas that is responsible for the horrible smell of rotten eggs actually might be the key to a drug that replaces Viagra:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7920565.stm

A gel found in food and cosmetics was found to be the key for a microbicide that could protect women from HIV:
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/268508

Antidepressants may suppress the basic human emotions of love and romance:
http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/02/antidepressants.html

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