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For One Group of People, Seeing Friends Decreases Happiness
Posted by Luke Setzer on 3/21, 5:30am
Extremely intelligent people become less happy when they spend more time with their friends. ...  More intelligent people "are less likely to spend so much time socializing because they are focused on some other longer term objective," she said.  In other words, work is so important to them that they don't have time to...(Read more...)
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Boris Johnson: Millions of people too STUPID to get on in life
Posted by Luke Setzer on 11/29, 12:31pm
Mr. Johnson said that the resentment felt towards the super rich in the wake of the financial crisis and "fives years of recession" was irrational.(Read more...)
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OWS Kitchen Complains of Freeloaders
Posted by Michael E. Marotta on 10/27, 5:31pm
A link to a New York Post story from Mark J. Perry's "Carpe Diem" blog.  Prof. Perry teaches economics at the University of Michigan Flint campus and is currently on sabbatical at the American Enterprise Institute. In addition to a dash of irony, his blog typically presents positive economic news.  One of his regular f...(Read more...)
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Soviet History
Posted by Teresa Summerlee Isanhart on 11/24, 9:01pm
Think Communism's dead in Russia?  Think again. This documentary is about 90 minutes long. Illuminating and frightening. ...(Read more...)
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Honeymoon Over - "V" Targets Obamamania
Posted by Teresa Summerlee Isanhart on 11/03, 10:38am
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Oh Dear... Gates is Half White!
Posted by Teresa Summerlee Isanhart on 7/27, 5:05pm
I remember watching this PBS special a few years ago. It was exceptionally good, and very moving. I teared up during several of the stories profiled in the show. ...(Read more...)
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Rod Blagojevich: My wife's spider meal an 'act of love'
Posted by Glenn Fletcher on 6/05, 6:58am
I put this under humor, even though it's news.  You can't make this up, folks.(Read more...)
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99 words for boobs
Posted by Bob Palin on 10/23, 3:33pm
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National Endowment For The Arts Funds Construction Of $1.3 Billion Poem
Posted by Ted Keer on 10/11, 4:33pm
WASHINGTON The NEA announced that it has begun construction on a $1.3 billion, 14-line lyric poem its largest investment in the nation's aesthetic-industrial complex since the $850 million interpretive-dance budget of 1985. "We need to make sure America's poems remain the biggest, best-designed, best-funded poem...(Read more...)
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Are You and Obama Really a Match?
Posted by Alexander Butziger on 9/22, 2:46pm
Not much chance that anybody here really needs it, but I found it mildly amusing, to say the least. (Read more...)
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