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marcia-fine's picture
Mar.28.2012
  Is What You’re Eating Giving You Stress? One of the problems of having a mother who reads the newspaper is that she calls you to give you a distilled report of current events. Since she’s in her later years (she still will not allow me to tell anyone her age), most of her concerns focus...
barry-eva's picture
Dec.08.2009
I was thinking what to blog about tonight, one of the Christmas Stories or perhaps some attempt at a witty comment or even about how the new book is "not" going, when I realized I had not done a "Weird News" spot for a while. So here's a couple of items of interest... well...
abdelwahab-hammoudi's picture
Sep.27.2009
Health studies are released all the time, and the vast majority draw little to no attention. This week was a little different. Two articles inspired a lot of interest. The first focused on four individuals who either suffer from or are blessed with (depending on who you ask) something called "...
barry-eva's picture
Sep.03.2009
Gandhi’s Revenge and a Azerbaijan donkey For years people who have made trips to India be it's sporting heros or just those on a social trip have often be laid low by what is sometimes called "Gandhi's Revenge" in other words a very "gippy" stomach. Last week this reached a new...
barry-eva's picture
Aug.27.2009
  Views, Reviews and Weird News So what have I got to offer you in this weeks "Views, Reviews and Weird news? There has been some really interesting and weird news this week, so I'll jsut concentrate on that this blog. WEIRD NEWS Some of you might have read about Microsoft (in Poland)...
nick-belardes's picture
Aug.07.2009
This has really been affecting me lately: my obsession with the bizarre. I wake up, roll out of bed. I grab a history book, or find my laptop and click straight to a science magazine website as if the Holy Grail of the absurd is going to suddenly spring to life like an oddly glowing chalice. It’s...
barry-eva's picture
Aug.05.2009
iews, Reviews and Weird News So what have I got to offer you in this weeks "Views, Reviews and Weird, well News? Today it's just a couple of pieces of slightly weird news. In England, the death of a fish made major headlines... DEATH OF 'THE PEOPLE'S FISH' Britain's biggest and best-loved...
nick-belardes's picture
Aug.03.2009
Weekend news ruled my life, and not just Saturday and Sunday. Monday came along and I found myself still reeling over having posted two hard-hitting news items on disease in Kern County. Two humans with West Nile virus and nearly 60 cases of pandemic swine flu in one month. That's enough to get...
barry-eva's picture
Jul.22.2009
Views, Reviews and Weird News So what have I got to offer you in this weeks "Views, Reviews and Weird News? Some fresh reviews at various blogs, a radio appearance or two and history coming back to life VIEWS and REVIEWS: GOODREADS **** I do not typically read books that are geared towards...
barry-eva's picture
Jul.02.2009
Twitter followers 'can be bought' WEIRD NEWS:FROM THE BBC: This interesting article about TWITTER was on the BBC today, which I thought I would share. Twitter followers 'can be bought' Twitter users who lack an audience for their messages can now buy followers. Australian social media marketing...