April 3rd, 2008

Mr. Twister

Капитал, проценты и глобальное потепление

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A nationwide survey of nearly 700 people suggests that Americans would prefer more money be invested in technology to solve the nation's energy ailments than to cure cancer or other diseases.

У нас капитализм. Сравнительная привлекательность инвестиций определяется по результатам социологических опросов. Один человек - один голос. Опросы проводит Fairfax County Economic Development Authority in Virginia.
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Mr. Twister

Вопросы регулирования

REUTERS -- Senior health official Tara Chinakarn admitted that policing the temporary ban might be difficult as cosmetic removal of the testicles was such a quick operation and easy to conduct in secret.

"It's hard to track them down as it takes only 15-20 minutes to have the surgery," Tara told Reuters.

P.S. Unfortunately, our understanding of what motivates these men is largely derived from a biased sample: those individuals whose attempts at self-surgery or use of a medically unqualified castrator are not completely successful are the ones who come to the attention of the health profession -- Wassersug et al., 2004.
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Найдется всё

Жена на прогулке с детьми наблюдала в природе пару попугаев. Чикаго, 3 апреля, +8°C. Посчитала - улетели у кого-то, к утру вымерзнут. Написала в журнале, в течение десяти минут выясняется - известнейшая колония. Первый раз слышу.

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