Daily Archives: June 3, 2010

Concentric Circles Emanating From Glowing Red Dot

Another great Onion News Network parody, this one makes fun of mapping and graphing techniques: Experts are still trying to determine the effect of the concentric circles on the long squiggly green objects located in the blue area.

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Supermarkets shun seasonal British food

Maybe this article shows we have become over globalized: Supermarkets are shunning seasonal British food in favour of fruit and vegetables air-freighted from thousands of miles away, according to research for the Independent. A snapshot survey of 10 foods grown in … Continue reading

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Overpopulation fears nonsense, says author Fred Pearce

Global fertility patterns suggest population crash more likely than the much-anticipated explosion, claims environmental writer Fred Pearce http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jun/02/fred-pearce-overpopulation-nonsense

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Asthma risk ‘linked to burgers’

Children who eat a Mediterranean diet have a lower risk of developing asthma, but eating three or more burgers a week is linked to a higher risk, research suggests. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/10218859.stm

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