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Taxing Termites, Wetlands, Volcanoes and Sacred Cows?

Anthony Watts WUWT UPDATE: The image previously displayed has been replaced with a more accurate representation – previous pinnacle image was misidentified as a termite mound in the Zemanta suggested images offered by WordPress.com to bloggers. Letter to the Editor … Continue reading

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Joe Hockey accuses Julia Gillard of ‘lecturing’ world on economic management

Simon Benson & Alison McMeekin Herald Sun/Daily Telegraph UPDATE: THE Australian economy might be a shining light amid the global economic gloom, however Julia Gillard’s decision to write to world leaders about economic management has been slammed by the opposition … Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Sexual side effects added to Merck drug labels

Reuters Prescribing labels for Merck & Co’s drugs for baldness and enlarged prostate will add reports of sexual side effects that continued after use of the medicines was stopped, U.S. health regulators said. Labels will be revised for Proscar, which … Continue reading

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Rewriting history: “treatment” of climate sceptics disappears from University of Oregon press statement

Anthony Watts WUWT UPDATE: University of Oregon responds, see Update #3 below. I’ve been purposely ignoring this ugly pronouncement related to “Planet Under Pressure“, because well, it was just so beyond ugly and it brought up visions of the Soviet … Continue reading

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Australian Dietary Guidelines – Incorporating the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

National Health and Medical Research Council Preface Extract Never in our nation’s history have Australians had such a wide variety of dietary options. Yet the rising incidence of obesity and diabetes in our population is evidence of the need for … Continue reading

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55 Free Philosophy Courses

Open Culture The Philosophy section of our big Free Courses collection just went through a major update, and it now lists more than 50 courses — 55 to be precise. Enough to give you a soup-to-nuts introduction to a timeless discipline. … Continue reading

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Report rips indoor tanning outlets for misleading teens

Source: USA Today A Congressional report out today rips the indoor tanning industry for targeting teen girls in its advertising and downplaying health risks. Update at 10:47 a.m.:John Overstreet, executive director of the Indoor Tanning Association, tells USA TODAY that … Continue reading

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Mind Technologies, Inc. Update on Business Developments

Source: PR Newswire CARDIFF, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Mind Technologies, Inc. (OTC Pink -MTEK) (www.mindtechnologiesinc.com ), which develops thought controlled technology applications and software, announced significant updates regarding the Company’s products. MTEK has continued operations and continues to … Continue reading

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GMO Update Affects EU Member State Rights

Source: OpenPR Codex Alimentarius, the international food safety advisory body, defines GMOs as: “genetically engineered/modified organisms and products thereof, produced through techniques in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally by mating … Continue reading

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