Thursday, July 16, 2009

Good Reads and Information

Cats have a special manipulative purr that causes humans to do their bidding. Deep down, you always suspected they controlled your behavior, didn't you?

Why the #$%! Do We Swear? Because it can honestly relieve the pain.

Top 10 Tips and Tricks for Better Coffee. They left out the most important trick I ever learned: clean your coffeemaker more often.

The average American man weighs 17 pounds more than he did in the 70s, and women average 19 pounds more. Several new books take a look at how this has happened -and what we can do about it.

100 movies every man should see. A handy list to have around when he wants to watch the same old thing again.

The Weird, Wacky World of The Platypus. The venomous mammals who lay eggs and have ten sex chromosomes are often cited as evidence of God's sense of humor.

The House of Representatives has released America’s Affordable Health Choices Act. All 1018 pages are available online, or you can read the sections you're interested in.

Who are the people who say the moon landing was a hoax? As unbelievable as the stunt was, faking it for 40 years is even more unbelievable. (via Bad Astronomy Blog)

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