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12 marzo 2008

Mali's 'infertility cooking oil'
Many Malian families sitting around a wide brightly coloured plastic bowl and tucking into tasty traditional dishes such as "riz gras" - fatty rice, groundnut sauce and fried mutton - may be running the risk of becoming infertile.

‘Skika’ finally hits the screens this evening
Skika presenter Aimee Ongeso. The programme will promote Kenyan music.

Mastodon for auction
A family in Sebastopol, California (hometown of the MAKE: headquarters!) is auctioning off a beautiful fossilized mastodon. Found on the Fiddler family farm in 1997, the specimen spent several years on display at the Oakland Museum and then in a wine bar

Have fun checking for cancer
Shanon Gerdard decided to make it nicer for us to check if our testicles and boobs are safe from cancer
The uncool is the new cool
theuncoolhunting.com (by a Fabricanti)
It started with the nerds, then it went to the clothes and now it's everywhere. Whatever you used to think it's not cool it's actually the new cool - and all the recent launched websites hunting uncool are a proof of that

Are you doing enough push-ups?
The most well-known and complete exercise of you fitness routine is scrutinized on this article. It would be a post about the best way to do it and we can link a calculator for you to find out how many you have to do everyday.

These crack troops are learning to subdue themselves in the event they become dangerous.

The soldiers will learn to kick themselves into submission, grab themselves in a choke-hold from behind, and head-butt their own stomachs to knock the wind out of themselves.

Authorities are considering charges in the bizarre case of a woman who sat on her boyfriend's toilet for two years — so long that her body was stuck to the seat by the time the man finally called police.

Michael Sheridan was stripped of his title as class vice president, barred from attending an honors student dinner and suspended for a day after buying a bag of Skittles from a classmate.

Australia killing 400 kangaroos... to do them a good turn?!
An overabundance of kangaroos munching on native grasses near Australia's capital, Canberra, has left the government little choice but to kill some of the pesky marsupials risking to die of hunger, authorities say.
As veterianarians suggest “Letal injection is the most human solution”.

Since 1972, women's self-described levels of happiness have fallen a few percentage points and now rest below that of men, on average, in every age category.
Has Feminism led to full time in the workforce and a second full-time job at home? Choice is a wonderful thing, but it's such a double-edged sword.

Save Indigenous to go green.
Let’s consider how they can make important contributions to sustainable environmental management: they often have very sophisticated knowledge about biodiversity, forest management, and dry areas management; but social marginalisation, alienation from government, forced relocations and land encroachment by farmers are some of the threats to indigenous.

A website that lets you ask any question to 500 people across the world. The results are then displayed on a google map.

The Sea Shepherds, a conservation society had vowed to stop Japan's annual whale hunt. After weeks of clashes on the sea (which included bullets and stink bombs) the Sea Shepherds have decided to head back to port, because they are running out of fuel.

Japan's anti crime devices - Some Japanese people evade thieves by dressing up as vending machines and fire hydrants.


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