Monday, May 17, 2010

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4-year old Devan has a high-risk case of a rare form leukemia known as APL. His doctors have 11 weeks to find a bone marrow or cord blood match, so he can have a life-saving transplant. (via Gizmodo)

5 Strange Facts about Classic Kids’ Shows. The surprising big names associated with some shows would explain why they were so cool at the time.

Scientists have floated the theory that life may have arose on earth in more than one instance. A biochemist did the math and says if it happened more than once, there's no evidence surviving in our current genes.

Why It Costs Twice as Much to Fly Half as Far. The economics of air travel is somewhat akin to alchemy.

How to Save the News
. Journalism won't die because the all-powerful Google is working to save it.

Why I Hate 3-D (and You Should Too). Roger Ebert explains the many reasons, which are summed up quickly in this poster.

10 Jobs You Didn’t Hear About on Career Day. Mainly because they are obsolete, but would it help our unemployment rate if we still used knocker-uppers?

The $45 Emergency Menu for 4 to 6 now costs over $70, but it's still a great resource for the challenge of feeding a family. For a few dollars more, you can use the $70 Low Cost Menu for 4 to 6, which now costs almost $90. (via Casaubon's Book)

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