Saturday, March 5, 2011

The Puzzle of Chronic Fatigue


By AMY DOCKSER MARCUS
Wall Street Journal

Dog: Man’s Best Facebook Friend, Too? [INFOGRAPHIC]


Wall-E on 'GMA': How You Can Adopt a Dog



People-powered democratic revolts - do they last?

By Monitor Staff
Christian Science Monitor

Homeland Security bows to Real ID outcry

Declan McCullagh
CNET News

Friday, March 4, 2011

Spring Cleaning Tips On How to Get Rid Of Practically Anything

Donating, selling and recycling are just a few ways to make the most out of old stuff
By Consumer Reports

Hot Women Serving Cold Fish Make for Raw Feelings in Tokyo


Japan's First Sushi Restaurant Staffed by Female Chefs Has Traditionalists Carping
By MARIKO SANCHANTA

Wall Street Journal

BYU basketball player suspended: sports world shocked – and impressed

The BYU basketball player suspended for the season Tuesday broke the BYU honor code by having sex with his girlfriend. Sports writers are shocked but respect the school for sticking to its values – even though the decision could spoil a potentially historic season.
By Brad Knickerbocker
Christian Science Monitor

A sweeping survey of Americans' sexual behavior

By David Brown
Washington Post

Google with Recipe View helps you find recipes from across the web

By Google

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Dr. Seuss birthday quiz: Test your knowledge with these Dr. Seuss quotes

Would you try green eggs and ham? Do you know who hopped on Pop? In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, here are 10 Dr. Seuss quotes for you to match to the book they come from.
Aaron Couch
Christian Science Monitor

Creamy, Brothy, Earthy, Hearty

By MARK BITTMAN
New York Times

The Hidden Victims of Wartime Rape

By LARA STEMPLE
New York Times

Can Exercise Keep You Young?

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
New York Times

Students Struggle for Words

Business Schools Put More Emphasis on Writing Amid Employer Complaints
By DIANA MIDDLETON

The Time May Be Right for Galoshes to Make a Splash Again

Overshoes Have Been Out for Decades; Bad Weather Is Bringing Them Back
By BARRY NEWMAN
Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Why Your Boss Is Wrong About You

By SAMUEL A. CULBERT
New York Times

Tornado Season Begins Today

USA.gov

The Royal Wedding Prince William & Catherine Middleton

By St. James Palace

Why the weak students end up as teachers: Education programs lack intellect.

Education courses don’t challenge students’ intellects as much as others do, research shows in the new book "Academically Adrift." That's a problem not just for these students, but the students they will teach. It's time to reclaim education as serious intellectual endeavor.
By Jonathan Zimmerman
Christian Science Monitor

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Research Ethics Timeline (1932-Present)

by David B. Resnik, J.D., Ph.D.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Treat the Patient, Not the CT Scan

By ABRAHAM VERGHESE
New York Times

THE other day as I walked through a wing of my hospital, it occurred to me that Watson, I.B.M.’s supercomputer, would be more at home here than he was on “Jeopardy!” Perhaps it’s good, I thought, that his next challenge, with the aid of the Columbia University Medical Center and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, will be to learn to diagnose illnesses and treat patients.

Security to Ward Off Crime on Phones

By RIVA RICHMOND
New York Times

More consumers are buying smartphones. So more criminals are taking aim at those devices.

Special Assistants Making Inroads in Dentistry

Some praise, others reject creation of 'dental therapist' positions.
By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay

FRIDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Many people have grown accustomed to seeing a physician assistant for minor ailments when their family doctor can't fit them in.

Now dentistry is creating a similar specialty -- a dental therapist who could perform basic dental procedures while freeing up full-fledged dentists to do more complex and invasive procedures, such as extractions and oral surgery.

Amazon Prime Instant: A Closer Look




By Guillermo

Clicker.com

Today marks the launch of Amazon Prime Instant Video (which you can already find as a sorting option on Clicker, thanks to an early heads-up from our friends at Amazon), the company’s entry into the “instant streaming” subscription market popularized, at least in these early days, by our other friends at Netflix and Hulu. The wrinkle added by Amazon is that rather than offer the service as a standalone, they’re offering it as a “free” perk to the 4 million+ existing members of their Prime service, which provides bulk shipping discounts for an annual $79 charge.