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Friday, March 28


What's the true cause of anger?
Anger isn't really a bad thing, but the sometimes accompanying aggression isn't very pleasant. How one deals with anger may implicate serious biological or psychiatric disease.

Have you been bullied at work?
About 1/3 of us have been bullied at work.

Found! Oldest recording of human voice

A 10 second snippet of a woman singing 'Au clair de la lune' from 1860 has been found. A fascinating gadget called a "phonautograph" scratched sound waves onto a sheet of paper blackened by the smoke of an oil lamp. Imagine that? See also BBC

Meteorites, Asteroids, and Comets: Damages, Disasters, Injuries, Deaths, and Very Close Calls
another great piece by Laura Knight-Jadczyk about how history may have been more casually influenced by flying space debris.

Spring is Aurora Season
The weeks around the vernal equinox are prone to northern lights, but how the does know what season it is in the northern hemisphere on earth?

'Earth Hour' to plunge millions into darkness
Twenty-six major cities around the world are expected to turn off the lights on major landmarks, plunging millions of people into darkness to raise awareness about global warming, organisers said.

U.S. military suspends Afghanistan ammunition deal
How the hell does a 22 year old kid from Florida get a $300 million dollar contract with the pentagon to sell ammunition to Afghan soldiers? Not only that... it's old crap from China. duh. See also Raw Story with picture of kid.

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