Jan. 2012 Links


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Jan. 31, 2012
The world's longest experiment:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57365998-1/worlds-longest-lab-experiment-still-going-85-years-later/
http://smp.uq.edu.au/content/pitch-drop-experiment

No more used games?
http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2012/01/xbox-720-used-games/

Rango favored for animation Oscar
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/comic-riffs

Scottish referendum
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/scotland/scottish-politics/9047397/Alex-Salmond-defends-Scotland-independence-referendum-question.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_independence_referendum,_2014

Jan. 24, 2012

Beachings
http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Up-to-30-dolphins-beach-on-Cape-Cod-10-to-12-dead-2530348.php
http://www.theborneopost.com/2012/01/12/pygmy-killer-whale-released-to-the-wild/

Darwin's fossils:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16578330

FIFA and alcohol sales
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-16624823
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2012/01/russia-brazil-beer-world-cup.html

Storymakers
http://www.rmpbs.org/storymakers/

The Chapel Chronicles
http://www.chapelchronicles.com


Jan. 17, 2012

El Gordo
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0111/Humongous-El-Gordo-galaxy-cluster-packs-mass-of-2-quadrillion-stars

El Cerrado and carnivorous plants
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/01/120110-carnivorous-plants-worms-science-animals-brazil/
http://www.biodiversityhotspots.org/xp/hotspots/cerrado/Pages/default.aspx

Campus smoking ban
http://laist.com/2012/01/13/enjoy_that_cigarette_while_you_can.php

Jan. 10, 2012
Climate change and extinction:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-01/uoc-ccm122811.php
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0106/Climate-change-models-flawed-extinction-rate-likely-higher-than-predicted

Kids, grades and exercise:
http://children.webmd.com/news/20120102/exercise-boosts-kids-academic-performance
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/45869434/ns/today-today_health/t/want-kids-do-better-school-give-them-recess/#.TwTfiWiF9CA

How Babies and Dogs communicate
http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=dogs-gauge-intention-by-human-commu-12-01-05
http://news.discovery.com/animals/how-dogs-predict-intent-120105.html

Dogs, wolves, problem solving
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/dogs-decoded.html (Program available on Netflix)

Clinton visit sparks changes in Myanmar
Unedited story

Jan. 3, 2012
JG Radio
http://www.bit.ly/listentojgradio

Spruce Grouse
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/literatr/grasbird/grsg/grsg.htm
http://wyofile.com/2011/12/salazar-wants-wyo-style-sage-grouse-management-across-the-west/ http://summitcountyvoice.com/2011/12/28/blm-to-limit-impacts-in-sage-grouse-habitat/ http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_19632867

Smelly feet and malaria
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/

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http://goodreads.com

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