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I bet the government stimulated the camel statue artist's economy!
 
WATCH ---> Remy: Happy (Tax Day Edition)
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Very interesting.  I had always heard something about different levels of "grey matter" and "white matter" in brains between the sexes, but I'm certainly no expert on the topic.
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This is not exactly new information.  Back in college, 2 decades ago, in neuropsych classes, we reviewed the gender research, which showed that the differences between male and female brains were infinitesimal and far more likely to be due to environmental factors rather than innate differences (as far as research could show given the inherent difficulties in pinning down nature vs. nurture -- all indicators were pointing toward nurture).

It always amazes me how some people think that women are hard-wired to like pink and cry, and men are hard-wired to like blue and shotgun beers.
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This is outrageous.
 
Pepper sprayer hits the jackpot
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Agreed.  Outrageous.
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Very cool, but I bet this tree weighs a ton!
 
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If I don't appear to be on Google+ for any length of time it will be because I'm reading something that I'm in Love with! ~ 
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Haha!
 
I can definitely see this happening with #googleglass
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I love how this guy is so serious with this review. And no adds under the keypad.
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Is there a reason why I see a lot of people driving around in Chicago with their driver side (and possibly other) windows cracked open or even most of the way down even when it's extremely cold and snowing?  I know some people do this because they're smoking and don't want to stink up their cars, but is there some other reason that people do it?
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Window is frosted up and can't see?  I've had to do that sometimes.
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This is pretty big news.  Between Overstock and Tiger Direct, Bitcoin seems to be gaining a lot of online retail traction.  I wonder who's next.
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I'm giving out two paper wallets for Christmas this year!  They're much more fun and interesting than gift cards. #bitcoin  
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This would make a great gift for your three-letter agency friends.
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For a retro look and a way to remind the NSA they will lose, try to get a Phil Zimmermann T-shirt.
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