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One in a series of posts about the Heartland Institute’s inner workings , from internal documents acquired by ThinkProgress Green . Heartland has issued a press release claiming that some of these documents were sent to an outsider under false pretenses and that one document in the set is a fake, but the AP independently verified their contents. Internal documents acquired by ThinkProgress Green reveal that the climate-denial think tank Heartland Institute received funding from at least 19 publicly traded corporations in 2010 and 2011.
It's that time again. Maggie is back at the largest science convention in the Western Hemisphere for four days of wall-to-wall awesomeness. Each day, she'll tell you about some of the cool things she learned watching scientists from all over the world talk about their work.
It’s not a good day to be Chris Brown. That is, unless he’s happy to see his private messages discussing how R&B songwriter Martyn “fcked the shit outta me” appear across the interwebs. Ouch.
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"He had a sketch pad and seemed to be drawing. All the women found this interesting, and were curious to know what he was drawing. "I was designated to approach him." The pair started a brief relationship, which resulted in the birth of Jean-Marie, who was born in March 1918 after being conceived during a 'tipsy' evening in June 1917.
Mammon is referred to in the New Testament to describe material wealth or greed , most often personified as a deity , and sometimes included in the seven princes of Hell . [ edit ] Etymology Scholars do not agree about its etymology, [ 1 ] but it is theorized that Mammon derives from Late Latin mammon , from Greek "μαμμωνάς", Syriac mámóna ("riches"), [ 2 ] Aramaic mamon ("riches, money"), [ 1 ] [ 3 ] a loanword from Mishnaic Hebrew 'ממון (mmôn) meaning money, [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] wealth, [ 7 ] or possessions; [ 8 ] although it may also have meant "that in which one trusts". [ 1 ]
By the CNN Wire Staff February 17, 2012 -- Updated 1659 GMT (0059 HKT) NEW: $6 trillion is more than twice Italy's national debt The bonds were discovered as part of an investigation into a local mafia group Arrest order was issued in the southern Italian city of Potenza 8 people arrested after $6 trillion in fake U.S. bonds found in Italy (CNN) -- Italian authorities on Friday arrested eight people in possession of an estimated $6 trillion in counterfeit U.S. Treasury bonds, according to Italian paramilitary police and an Italian news agency.
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Significant anniversaries are solemnly commemorated - Japan’s attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor, for example. Others are ignored, and we can often learn valuable lessons from them about what is likely to lie ahead. Right now, in fact. At the moment, we are failing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F Kennedy’s decision to launch the most destructive and murderous act of aggression of the post-World War II period: the invasion of South Vietnam, later all of Indochina, leaving millions dead and four countries devastated, with casualties still mounting from the long-term effects of drenching South Vietnam with some of the most lethal carcinogens known, undertaken to destroy ground cover and food crops. Empire - The decline of the American empire
Considering that my son has a longstanding crush on Glee 's Blaine and regularly refers to him as "my boyfriend," I thought there was a fair chance that he would someday say, "I'm gay." But my kid is only 7 years old. I figured I had a few years before we crossed that threshold (if we ever did), probably when he was 14 or 15. I never thought it would happen this soon. Six months ago "gay" wasn't even a word in my son's vocabulary.
~ How to store coffee. Always store coffee beans in an airtight container. Moisture and air are enemies of good coffee. Be sure the coffee is not exposed to light, as sunlight may reduce freshness. Only buy enough coffee to last for a week or so from the time it was roasted.
"Once you drink French Press, you'll never go back to drip coffee." Oh yeah? Well...yeah.
Zephyr jailbreak tweak adds multitasking gestures to iPhone – Cell Phones & Mobile Device Technology News & UpdatesIf you’re an iOS user, you probably give your home button (and your thumb) a grueling workout on a daily basis. Every time you want to use multitasking to switch apps, you have to double-tap the lone physical button on the device’s front face. Apple has implemented multitasking gestures for the iPad , but has done no such thing for the iPhone or iPod touch.
Developer Surenix has updated AndroidLoader for iOS 5 . AndroidLoader is a jailbreak tweak that allows you to access all the apps installed on your iPhone with a single tap, just like Android’s All Apps launcher. AndroidLoader auto hides the iPhone dock and replaces it with a new circular button. You can either tap or swipe on that button to access all the apps installed on your iPhone. Tapping in the iPhone dock area around the circular button, brings up the auto-hidden iPhone dock.