The Curse of Tecumseh

http://www.snopes.com/history/american/curse.asp

Does a death curse threaten U.S. presidents elected in years evenly divisibly by twenty?

Place Where Nuclear Fuels Are Being Made

http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/24/place-where-nuclear-fuels-are-being-made/

http://englishrussia.com/?p=146132

  Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant in 2011 produced and sold 70% of world consumption of lithium isotope-7 (1300 kg). It was a new record in the history of the plant. However, the main product of the production of NCCP is … Read more...

You Kooky Capitalists

http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/000119.html

Customer: Can I pay by debit?
Checkout Hippie: Yes. [laughter]
Customer: Why are you laughing?
Checkout Hippie: Because I thought what you said was funny.
Customer: OK… –Organic Market, East Village

Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-27142594#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-27142594

Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.

Making a planetary-scale sandwich

http://feeds.boingboing.net/~r/boingboing/iBag/~3/yPprGqoZFUk/story01.htm

http://boingboing.net/?p=299139

Svabialonso, a redditor in Iceland, teamed up with a friend on the (approximately) opposite side of the planet in New Zealand to make a world-sized sandwich: each of them went to a specific location at a set time and pressed a piece of bread to the ground there, with appropriate toppings.






http://www.slate.com/articles/video/video/2014/04/ocean_quack_sound_mystery_in_antarctic_ocean_solved_by_scientists_video.html

After decades of hearing a strange "ocean quack sound," scientists have finally pinpointed its source. First detected by submarines 50 years ago, the strange noise, nicknamed "the bio-duck," appears in the winter and spring.

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