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The people of Buffalo could be forgiven for being unaware of this until now. Rather than hanging on a museum wall, the unfinished painting was for years stuffed behind a sofa in the house of the Kober family. Even the Kobers, who took the picture off their wall after it was hit by an errant tennis ball, weren't sure whether it was priceless or worthless. If it is a Michelangelo, it is considerably closer to the former than the latter, and, if similar works at New York'sMetropolitan Museum of Art are any guide, could be worth anything up to $300m (£190m). The quest to find out the truth was started, on his father's urging, by Lieutenant Colonel Martin Kober in 2003 after his retirement from the US Air Force. He took his job seriously, vaguely conscious that the bundle behind the couch might one day become the most important art find of the century. The painting is believed to have been painted by Michelangelo in about 1545, ...
When we envision parenting role models, few of us likely think of our mud-caked, animal hide-wearing early ancestors, or ask ourselves, what would a Paleolithic hunter-gatherer do? Hunter-Gatherer Parents: Better Than Today's Moms and Dads?
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Krystal Ball: The Next Glass Ceiling When I was fifteen-years-old, I watched Hillary Clinton during the difficult times she faced when her private life and President Clinton's private life became public.
Julie Burchill: Moss looks like a toothpick, Widdecombe a dinghy, but they both do as they please - Julie Burchill, Columnists But – here's the thing – they WOULDN'T let themselves be used as either. Because they're their own women.
Politics News We Ask America 7/17/12-7/18/12; 1,092 likely voters, 2.95% margin of error Mode: Automated phone We Ask America release Nevada 2012 President 49% Obama (D), 43% Romney (R), 2% Johnson (L) (chart)
In the discussion of one porn performer testing positive for HIV, a detail has been overlooked: the performer crossed over from gay porn to straight, which matters to the extent that the two industry sectors have very different safety norms. HIV-Positive Porn Star Was Gay-To-Straight
Pew: Excluding cell phones biases poll results in GOP's favor
Marymade this homebrew water wall for her esthetics studio using a sheet of glass from IKEA, some plywood, and a sump pump. Make: Online : DIY Waterwall from IKEA parts
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" The Fisher Kings are a gang of urchins who keep to the roofs and gutters. They specialise in a pa..." The Fisher Kings are a gang of urchins who keep to the roofs and gutters. They specialise in a particular larceny: relieving passers-by below of their fine hats and wigs by means of a line, a hook, and the deft flick of a wrist. They are a superstitious crew: you can only be a member if you bear the scar of an old wound that never fully healed, and they consider it bad luck to ever set foot upon the ground. Collapse echobazaar.failbettergames
BIG CAT HALLOWEEN!
Chaîne de BigCatRescue BIG CAT TV is a close look into our day to day operations, the conservation efforts we support, and the 100+ feline residents of "Big Cat Rescue" in Tampa, Fl.
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Most Tennesseans Say Muslims Should Get Full Rights, Back Construction Of Murfreesboro Mosque Expansion As ThinkProgress has previously reported, for months, conservatives have led a hateful campaign against the expansion of a local Islamic center and mosque in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Change, Reaction, And Conservatism: Reading The Tea Leaves - The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan Noah Millman uses gay equality to make a larger point: It gets worse before it gets better indeed, it gets worse even as it’s getting better. That’s the way the politics of these sorts of issues goes, issues that appear to present very fundamental challenges to an entire worldview.
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Razib points today to an article in Der Spiegel about the revival of folk migration as an explanation for the Neolithic in Europe. Neolithic milk fog
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A Canadian line of Campbell's soups has activists stewing over Islamic connection
What The Fuck Is My Transmedia Strategy? by Dan Hon and some other people
99 Problems But a Cape Ain't One: Conservatives Attack Islamic Superheroes - ComicsAlliance | Comics culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews
Four Loko Company Defends Caffeinated Booze After Washington Students Sickened at Party
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Another theory about Neandertal-modern interbreeding
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Thomas Nozkowski’s New Method at the Pace Gallery
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Tiny fossil fingers reveal Neanderthals had tons of sex
The Buzz Log - Gay-Friendly McDonald's Ad Goes Viral - Yahoo! Buzz
Star Wars: Retold (by someone who hasn't seen it)
How Your Experiences Change Your Sperm and Eggs - Newsweek
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Kristin Andreassen - Crayola Doesn't Make A Color For Your Eyes
Testing out "relaxation beverages" like Drank and iChill. - By Noreen Malone
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First lady’s handshake with conservative Muslim raises Indonesian eyebrows | The Upshot Yahoo! News
McSweeney's Internet Tendency: The People in an Olive Garden Commercial Share Their Existential Pain.
I want to draw a cat for you.
Playing Tetris Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Flashbacks
Kitten and his box.
Cute Kittens Discover Slide
Supernatural Registration Authority
Charles Phoenix's Cherpumple: The "Monster" Pie-Cake
Innovative Pies From a New Generation of Bakers
John Scalzi - An Experiment in Accurate But Misleading Movie Descriptions
Yummly raises $1.85M for semantic recipe searches
'Green Lantern' Breaks Away From Earthbound Superhero Movies - MOVIE TALK on Yahoo
TRON: Legacy on Yahoo! Holiday Movie Guide
Steampunk Professor Xavier Wheelchair Project
Poll: Most Republicans don’t believe in climate change
McSweeney's Internet Tendency: FAQ: The "Snake Fight" Portion Of Your Thesis Defense.
Google has 2,076 job openings – Tech Products & Geek News
Erotica: Sexy Bedtime Stories - FoxNews.com
Kitten Vs. Husky
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The 5 Most Profitable Drugs: They Never Cure You
Permanent Makeup May Cause Permanent Problems : Shots - Health News Blog
BofA Patents A Way Of Denying Overdraft Fee Refunds
6 biggest lies about food busted - Food on Shine
San Francisco considering banning toys in Happy Meals for some reason
Ben & Jerry's to drop 'All Natural' from labels