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This is excellent news.  America, time to follow if you aren't willing to lead.
Radical shakeup of academic publishing will allow papers to be put online and be accessed by universities, firms and individuals The government is to unveil controversial plans to make publicly funded scientific research immediately available for anyone to read for free by 2014, in the most radical shakeup of academic publishing since the invention of the internet. Under the scheme, research papers that describe work paid for by the British taxpa...
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What I fail to understand, is why they think I should live by their rules.
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John Kerry has returned to the presidential race, this time as a severely moderate Republican named Mitt Romney.
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Thank you – and the more than 7 million other Americans – who stood up for the Web. Wednesday, January 18th was a big day for the Web. Americans stood up in opposition to PIPA and SOPA – bills that wo...
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Instant cups of soup — the kind that often come in a styrofoam cup full of noodles — send children to the hospital every day.
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Whoa, the flow!
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The extraordinary blanket octopus.

The clip doesn't mention that the males are around a hundred times smaller than this female. They have an arm that doubles as a penis, which snaps off inside the female and continuously fertilises her. The male then dies.

Oh, and they can rip off the tentacles of Portuguese man-o-wars and use them as weapons.
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Octopus, Hawaii
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RENTON, WA—Local man Paul Campbell confirmed Saturday he was raising his daughter Emma on a variety of media carefully selected to help her cultivate an appreciation for artistic quality, a move that ...
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Punctuation.
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“If these companies are so clueless about technology that they think SOPA is a good idea, how could they be good investors?”

—YCombinator founder and investor, Paul Graham, blocks SOPA supporters from Demo Day and encourages boycotts.
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+Michael Pomerantz sez, "We got octopuses!"
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Thankful for better police leadership in Philadelphia.

Commissioner Ramsey has 1st Amendment read to all police and broadcast over radio regularly, exhorting officers to treat protestors respectfully.

"We want to make sure officers understand and respect that these people have the right to be here."

Take note UCDavis, UCBerkeley, Occupy everywhere.


http://bit.ly/policeprotectrights
Ramsey sends positive message to protesters. October 07, 2011|By Allison Steele, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER. Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey has a message for those taking part in the Occupy Philadel...
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