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The Truth About Lions | Science & Nature | Smithsonian Magazine

December 31, 2009 Leave a comment

He has persisted through cholera outbreaks, bouts of malaria and a 1994 canine distemper epidemic that killed off a third of the 300 lions he’d been following. He has collected lion blood, milk, feces and semen. He has honed his distressed wildebeest calf call to get his subjects’ attention. He has learned to lob a defrosted ox heart full of medicine toward a hungry lion for a study of intestinal parasites. And he has braved the boredom of studying a creature that slumbers roughly 20 hours a day and has a face as inscrutable as a sphinx’s.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/The-Truth-About-Lions.html

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Best of tech. NYT: The 5th Annual Pogie Awards fo

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Afghan & Iraq wars with Obama. NYT: Army Historians Document Early

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“In the Graveyard of Empires” by Seth G. Jones and “Descent Into Chaos” by Ahmed Rashid, cover similar territory, the manuscript of “A Different Kind of War” offers new details and is notable for carrying the imprimatur of the Army itself, which will use the history to train http://mobile.nytimes.com/article?a=521672&f=21

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Tamil writing moves off the net and into print. The Times of India on Mobile

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http://m.timesofindia.com/PDATOI/articleshow/5396991.cms

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“shovel ready,” . CBS News Mobile Once-presidential Phrase Casualty Of Word War

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how to see u naked? Getting the netrikan Nadiya glass. NYT: Debate Over Full-Body Scans vs

December 30, 2009 Leave a comment

Screening technologies with names like millimeter-wave and backscatter X-ray can show the contours of the body and reveal foreign objects. Such machines, properly used, are a leap ahead of the metal detectors used in most airports, and supporters say they are necessary to keep up with the plans of potential terrorists.

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New York city. NYT: In Lull Between Holidays, Tour

December 30, 2009 Leave a comment

It’s the energy,” he said, somewhat muffled, through the black mask. “I don’t think there’s any city in the entire world like this. And I am from Rome.”

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