February 2012 Rants and Raves (12)


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More bad news: U.S. water bills to triple

First high gas prices, now water. A shocking new report about the nation's crumbling drinking water system says that Americans should expect their bills to double or triple to cover repairs just to keep their faucets pouring. That means adding up to $900 a year more for water, nearly equal the amount of the newly extended payroll tax cut.

Fixing and expanding underground drinking water systems will cost over $1 trillion in the next 25 years and users will get socked with the bill,…

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Added by General on February 27, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments


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Experts fear diseases 'impossible to treat'

Britain is facing a "massive" rise in antibiotic-resistant blood poisoning caused by the bacterium E.coli – bringing closer the spectre of diseases that are impossible to treat.

Experts say the growth of antibiotic resistance now poses as great a threat to global health as the emergence of new diseases such as Aids and pandemic flu.

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Added by General on February 20, 2012 at 12:27pm — 6 Comments

6 spending triggers to outsmart

Overspending is the worst way to ruin your life, budget and credit. Here are some tips

By Susan Johnston • Bankrate.com

As many consumers discovered during the recession, it's hard to scale back when you're used to a certain standard of living. Sometimes even when you set a budget, external factors can subtly shift your expectations -- and your spending level -- causing what some call "lifestyle inflation."

As Ramit Sethi, author of the bestselling book "I Will Teach You to…

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Added by Shelly Rivera on February 18, 2012 at 10:14pm — No Comments


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New evidence boosts claim that Hitler had a secret French love child

New evidence has emerged to support the disputed theory that Adolf Hitler had a secret son in 1918 after an affair with a teenage French mistress, a French newsmagazine reported Friday.

The man, Jean-Marie Loret, died in 1985 after an eventful life that saw him join the French Resistance and fight German forces led by the man who the evidence suggests was his father.


Loret claimed to be Hitler's son…

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Added by General on February 18, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Anonymous Sends Message to Unemployed Americans

Anonymous released yet another video message today, this time his intended audience is the unemployed population in America.



Greetings Citizens of the United States,

We are Anonymous, We are all perfectly aware of the economic crises and job shortages in this country. We are aware that many of us are still without jobs and many have had to take lesser jobs for less pay outside of our chosen professions…

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Added by Kevanesce on February 14, 2012 at 7:06am — No Comments

BBC's Q&A on Mexico's Drug War

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Mexican President Felipe Calderon launched his crackdown on the drug cartels in December 2006.



Since then, many thousands of people have been killed.



What is the scale of the violence?



The Mexican government issued partial… Continue

Added by The Missus on February 11, 2012 at 10:45pm — 1 Comment


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The Pope Will Die Within a Year?

Pope Benedict XVI will die within a year, according to a top-secret document published on Friday by the Italian daily Il Fatto Quotidiano.



Dismissed by the Vatican as "nonsense not to be taken seriously," the anonymous report is dated Dec 30, 2011.



Like a Dan Brown-style thriller, the…

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Added by General on February 11, 2012 at 12:11pm — No Comments


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undreds Of Thousands Could Have Been Exposed To Measles At Super Bowl Village

Hundreds of thousands of people at the Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis could have been exposed to the measles.The Indiana State Department of Health confirms that a person infected with the highly contagious disease went to the Super Bowl Village in downtown Indianapolis on Feb. 3, but did not say what time the person was there. WISH-TV reports that 200,000 people were there that day. Health officials said the infected person did not go into the NFL Experience at the Indiana Convention… Continue

Added by General on February 9, 2012 at 10:49am — 1 Comment

Muse

It's been awhile sadly since I've sat down and written anything or even clicked a link that said blog post without just pasteing another link in it.  You know, for advertisement or marketing or what have you and that's if people even watch or react to it.  But that can't be what motivates me.  It's not other peoples approval of me that's going to determine my…

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Added by Kevanesce on February 9, 2012 at 12:00am — 2 Comments


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Sea creatures eggs fall from the sky

A man in Dorset has been left mystified after tiny blue spheres fell from the sky into his garden.Steve Hornsby from Bournemouth said the 3cm diameter balls came raining down late on Thursday afternoon during a hail storm.He found about a dozen of the balls in his garden. He said: "[They're] difficult to pick up, I had to get a spoon and flick them into a jam jar."The Met Office said the jelly-like substance was "not meteorological".Mr Hornsby, a former aircraft engineer, said: "The sky went a… Continue

Added by General on February 3, 2012 at 3:37pm — 2 Comments

Night Rhymes Poetry Slam + B-Day Bash

Added by Kevanesce on February 3, 2012 at 2:11pm — No Comments

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