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Podcast: Morality in the Rich and Poor, Dolphin Greetings, and More

Science Mag Do the rich behave more dishonestly than the rest of us? How do dolphins say hello? And how can bacteria help capture and store carbon dioxide? Science‘s Online News Editor David Grimm chats about these stories and more … Continue reading

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So DO red heads feel more pain? Scientists set out to discover truth of controversial theory

Claire Ellicott Daily Mail Redheads can have a tough time of it as they go through life. And now they face another blow – they could be more sensitive to pain than the rest of the population. A trial is … Continue reading

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No jobs for college graduates in US

RT A college degree used to guarantee the chance for a better life. Sadly these days it seems to guarantee virtual debt slavery. Recent graduates face an unemployment rate nearly double that of the rest of the population. Meanwhile, tuition … Continue reading

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EU’s Prodi Admits Leaders Knew Euro Would Cause Ruin but Hoped Political Union Would Follow

Daily Bell The Flowers that Launched the Euro … To mark the anniversary of the arrival of the euro in the form of notes and coins, euronews spoke with Romano Prodi, who in 2002 was President of the European Commission … Continue reading

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Australia’s Richest Person Wants To Split The Country In Half

Source: Business Insider Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest person, is back in the news for doubling her personal fortune to more than $20 billionlast week — a move that brings her closer to becoming the world’s wealthiest woman. But Rinehart, who … Continue reading

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Super Rich The Greed Game

Source: BBC As the credit crunch bites and a global economic crisis threatens, Robert Peston reveals how the super-rich have made their fortunes, and the rest of us are picking up the bill. Robert Peston, the BBC’s Business Editor, speaks … Continue reading

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Congress overturns incandescent light bulb ban

Source: WT Congressional negotiators struck a deal Thursday that overturns the new rules that were to have banned sales of traditional incandescent light bulbs beginning next year. That agreement is tucked inside the massive 1,200-page spending bill that funds the … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage: Escape Euro Prison!

Source: RT It’s D-Day for the euro, with intense talks among EU leaders in Brussels suffering its first setback. Britain and Hungary refused to accept EU-wide treaty changes, leaving the rest of the club to work out their own currency-saving … Continue reading

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Best frenemies: politicians and the press

Source: Guardian Why were politicians so frightened of Rupert Murdoch? Once, this might have seemed a stupid question. He’s the fearsome Rupert Murdoch, right, everyone is afraid of him. But then Murdoch made his appearance before the Commons culture, media … Continue reading

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Colour-coded children: School puts bright children in different uniforms

Source: Daily Mail A secondary school is ‘streaming’ pupils based on ability in an attempt to attract those from well-off families.  From the age of 11 all pupils are segregated – taught in separate colour-coordinated buildings, play in fenced-off areas … Continue reading

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