From Washington’s Blog:
Public Policy Polling has a new poll out showing that Congress is less popular than:
• Root Canals
• Traffic Jams
• Used Car Salesmen
• Genghis Khan
The poll did not examine whether – as in China – politicians are viewed as less trustworthy than prostitutes.
But given that regulators sleep with industry-bought prostitutes, it is hard to tell where one ends and the other starts.
Postscript: Obviously, my comparison of politicians with prostitutes is offensive, hyperbole, incorrect, [...]
First time infection has been diagnosed in ancient body
New technique could be used to study diseases such as Spanish flu
Could be used to prevent re-emergence of deadly diseases of past
Study on 500-year-old mummy frozen on Argentinean volcano
Maiden of the mountain: A 500-year-old frozen Incan mummy known as was suffering from a bacterial infection when she died – and being able to ‘diagnose’ the disease could lead to new insights into [...]
May 15, 2012
In addition to our brothers, fathers, sons, and uncles being enlisted to fight endless, unnecessary wars, women are now the target of yet another vicious media campaign attempting to recruit them as the next potential martyrs in fighting the banker’s foreign wars.
According to a report from Georgia’s WRBL, the Pentagon is offering 14,000 combat-related roles to women. Before, women were excluded from positions if they were too close or [...]
(AFP) BEIJING — Gucci said it had “replaced” senior managers in China and was reviewing its business practices after former staff at a flagship store said they were abused so badly that some suffered miscarriages.
The Italian fashion label issued a statement late Tuesday after Chinese media said some former employees at the store in the southern boom town of Shenzhen claimed they had to ask [...]