May 14, 2007
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May 02, 2007
"We expect people to look different. And why not? Like a fingerprint, each person is unique. Every person represents a one-of-a-kind, combination of their parents’, grandparents’ and family’s ancestry. And every person experiences life somewhat differently than others.Are We So Different?
Looking through the eyes of history, science and lived experience, the RACE Project explains differences among people and reveals the reality – and unreality – of race. The story of race is complex and may challenge how we think about race and human variation, about the differences and similarities among people.
A fantastic interactive website produced by the American Anthropological Association.
April 23, 2007
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March 18, 2007
The European Union is going to ban old style light bulbs in the next couple of years substituting them for the new low energy light bulbs.
Incandescent light bulbs, whilst cheaper than their fluorescent counterparts, use much more electricity and obviously therefore create more carbon dioxide.
In the long run it will surely be a change for the best. And the much speculated led based bulbs might come sooner than we expect...
March 11, 2007
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February 24, 2007
...is the most expensive restaurant in the USA with the prix fixe menu ranging from $350 to $500 per person not including alcohol. The meals include five appetizers, a sushi entrée with up to 20 types of seafood flown directly from Japan and a dessert course served with tea.
The other restaurants that fill up the top 10 list can be seen here.
February 21, 2007
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February 09, 2007
The most poisonous animal is not a snake or a spider. It’s a beautiful little frog! "Most frogs produce skin toxins, but the dart poison frogs from Central and South America are the most potent of all. The golden poison frog, called terribilis (the terrible), is so toxic that even touching it can be dangerous."A gallery of colorful (and Sometimes Poisonous) frogs.