Friday, April 25, 2014

Linkus finkus

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* 7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often -- "Happiness: everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early forties."
* 8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking -- "Here's what outstanding leaders do almost instinctively. Do you share those instincts?"
* How to protect yourself from the 'Heartbleed' bug -- "A new security bug means that people all across the Web are vulnerable to having their passwords and other sensitive data stolen. Here's what consumers can do to protect themselves."
* Man allows 72-year-old who unwittingly bought his stolen car keep it -- "Last week, a thief stole a 1993 Chrysler New Yorker from a house in Boonville, Indiana and then sold it to a 72-year-old man for $300, in the rightful owner’s name. The 72-year-old man, however, started to have a nagging feeling that the deal was just too good to be true and so he gave the car’s rightful owner, Derk West, a call after looking him up."
* Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease -- "Recent research shows the OTC drug could be contributing to leaky gut syndrome and celiac disease."
* Supreme Court justices have their heads in the cloud(s) -- "We’ve gotten so used to the Supreme Court deciding major policy issues that it is easy to forget how inadequate is that forum for deciding cases in which cutting-edge technology is involved."
* The IRS Tea Party Targeting Scandal May Have Just Gotten a Lot Worse -- "Lerner has refused to answer questions from Congress, invoking her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, but only after proclaiming her innocence."
* What’s the Deal with…Mexican Coke? -- "The soft drink Coca-Cola is everywhere. But its cousin to the South, Mexican Coca-Cola, can be harder to find, and for some, is a kind of holy grail of sodas."
* Why would a young person today be religious? -- "Atheists often act as if the findings of modern science (including critical biblical scholarship) make belief in traditional religion impossible, but that issue is typically overstated. A bigger problem is the often horrifying contrast between biblical moral teachings and the behavior of clerics and other ecclesiastical bureaucrats."

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