Daily Archives: 22 January 22, 2010

Muslims face more bias than other U.S. believers

NEW YORK (AP) (AP) — Americans are more than twice as likely to express prejudice against Muslims than they are against Christians, Jews or Buddhists, a new survey found. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they have little or no knowledge … Continue reading

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Teen’s charity name draws the McIre of McDonald’s

You couldn’t blame Lauren McClusky of Chicago if she were a bit squeamish about using her last name in this story without fear of reprisal from Ronald McDonald and his legal posse. For McClusky, 19, finds herself at the center … Continue reading

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Italian official suggests law to force 18-year-olds to leave home

They are known as the eternal adolescents, young men and women who live in the family home while having their underwear washed and pasta cooked by their devoted and — until now — unquestioning mammas and papas. But now Italy … Continue reading

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Human Beings. 1-100

People In Order: 1. Age from James Price on Vimeo.

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Ban Comic Sans

In 1995 Microsoft released the font Comic Sans originally designed for comic book style talk bubbles containing informational help text. Since that time the typeface has been used in countless contexts from restaurant signage to college exams to medical information. … Continue reading

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One Reason Why I Don’t Usually Drink Alcohol

Lots of people get flushed in the face when they feel embarrassed, but for many Asians it’s the facial flush itself that can be embarrassing. About half of all people of Asian descent share a genetic trait that causes a … Continue reading

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Leaf Carving

Leaf carving is an emerging art form performed on the canvas of leaves from the Chinar tree. The Chinar tree is native to India, Pakistan and China; its leaves closely resemble maple tree leaves. The process of carving is performed … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

Tonight with be the last night in which Conan O’Brien will be the host of The Tonight Show.  A part of me wonders if it would be worth buying a mug or any other merchandise with the show’s name with … Continue reading

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