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July 19, 2009

LOTD for July 19

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 2:22 pm

It is sad that a failure of the Federal Government to monitor contractors’ past performance and consider that information when awarding contracts results in billions being wasted:
http://www.parade.com/news/intelligence-report/archive/090719-how-federal-contracts-waste-taxpayers-money.html

Study found that drinking 40 ounces of coffee a day (500 mg of caffeine, the same as 2 lattes or cappuccinos) could reverse memory problems from Alzheimer’s, and caffeine even protected mice from getting Alzheimer’s even though they were bred to develop the disease:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8132122.stm

Global warming has resulted in sheep getting smaller on a remote Scottish island:
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-sci-small-sheep3-2009jul03,0,4671661.story

Psychology study explains why some celebrities stay famous regardless of their talent:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17366-how-celebrities-stay-famous-regardless-of-talent.html

Free backpack at Staples this week:
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Free pencil sharpener at Staples this week:
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