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May 2, 2009

LOTD for May 2

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:37 pm

It is hard for me to believe that a 2-year-old is now a member of Mensa! Of course they let me in, so I can’t think that their standards are that high!
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hampshire/6229738.stm

Link found between drinking hot tea and getting esophageal cancer–drinking “very hot” tea (above 158 degrees F) instead of a tea at a more normal temperature increases the cancer chances 8x:
http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-sci-cancer28-2009mar28,0,2309950.story

I think that it is great that Sallie Mae is returning its offshore operations to the US, creating 2,000 IT and call center jobs over the next 18 months:
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/040609-sallie-mae-plans-to-return.html

5-in-1 heart pill is doing well in tests and could make a big difference in people’s lives–not only would it save people money on health expenses, psychologically it is better for someone to have to take just 1 pill instead of 5:
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20090331/LIFE07/903310341/1035/Life

Study found that crabs and lobsters do feel pain:
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2009/03/27/the-misunderstood-crustacean-study-suggests-they-do-feel-pain/

Study found that spanking makes consenting couples feel closer to each other:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20127014.300-spanking-brings-couples-together.html

I found this article fascinating,but I’m not sure if I (or even the people involved) am clear on the distinction between prostitution and those using seeking arrangement. I also have no idea why some man in Louisiana was sending long letters and $500 per month to a woman that he never met, just because she sent him her transcript showing that she was doing well in school:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/magazine/12sugardaddies-t.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

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