The $7 Trillion Problem That Could Sink Asia

“It’s our currency, but it’s your problem.” This musing from Nixon-era Treasury Secretary John Connally is about to find new relevance as the White House battles Republicans over raising the U.S. debt limit. Connally couldn’t have foreseen how right he would be 42 years on as Asia sits on almost $7 trillion in currency reserves, […]




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Sense of Smell Determined by Genes, Study Says

Sense of Smell Determined by Genes, Study Says By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) — Genetic differences appear to explain why some people can smell certain odors and others can’t, researchers say. Using 10 different odors, the researchers tested nearly 200 people for their smell sensitivity and then analyzed the participants’ […]




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Rep. Ellison: ‘There’s Plenty of Money, It’s Just The Government Doesn’t Have It’

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told a gathering of Democrats, “The bottom line is we’re not broke, there’s plenty of money, it’s just the government doesn’t have it.” Ellison was discussing his ‘Inclusive Prosperity Act’ measure at the July 25th Progressive Democrats of America roundtable in Washington. “People like, […]




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Get a Fluance FiSDK500 speaker dock for $99.99 shipped

The Fluance FiSDK500 is a stylish speaker dock that also happens to sound terrific. (Credit: Fluance) I’m back! Did you miss me as much as I missed you? Nah, I’ll bet I missed you more. So much so, in fact, that I’ve put together an exclusive deal on a product I seriously dig. For a […]




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Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?

Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes? By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) — Eating foods that contain certain nutrients may help people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes continue producing some insulin for as long as two years, a new study finds. Although eating such foods doesn’t alter the need […]




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Keep Her Interested

Angelo Gonzalez/Flickr “The key to dating is withholding, not giving, which you don’t know because you obviously don’t have my book. And that’s what most guys don’t understand in the beginning of a relationship.“ Hey Doc, I reconnected with Chantelle, who I was friends with in college, this past summer at an alumni function, and […]




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Keep Her Interested

Angelo Gonzalez/Flickr “The key to dating is withholding, not giving, which you don’t know because you obviously don’t have my book. And that’s what most guys don’t understand in the beginning of a relationship.“ Hey Doc, I reconnected with Chantelle, who I was friends with in college, this past summer at an alumni function, and […]




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How Do Changes in Interest Rates Affect Economic Growth?

If you really want to understand the economics or anything related to money then micro knowledge only won’t be sufficient. One has to have macro information and how that data affects the micro environment. Confused between macro (bigger) and micro (smaller)? Well, we have a ready example here for you to understand. In any country […]




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Hundreds of Women Protest Contraception Mandate at White House

The media has proclaimed that conservatives and proponents of religious liberty are engaging in a “war against women.” Conservatives, so the narrative goes, fired the first shots by opposing funding of contraceptives and abortifacients under the HHS Mandate, which will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) first claimed Republicans were engaging […]




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Have We Become a Nation of Hamburger Flippers?

At 162,000, the July jobs report fell short of expectations and well shy of “whisper” numbers for payroll figures above 200,000. In addition, job tallies were revised down for May and June and average hourly earnings fell 0.1% in July, the first decline since October. The data disappointed Wall Street economists but are consistent with […]




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