Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Americans Lack Knowledge About Source Of Global Pandemics

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Two out of every three Americans worry about the potential for a global disease outbreak. (Thank you, "Contagion.")
Passage Of 'Poisoned' Payroll Tax Bill Angers Environmental And Public Health Advocates
Thousands Of Birds Crash-Land At Wal-Mart Parking Lot
More Issues Found At Nuclear Plant
WATCH: Amazing Time-Lapse Of Annual Meteor Shower
PHOTOS: Baby Seal Breaks Into Home, Snoozes On Couch
Michael R. Bloomberg: The Mercury Moment
Coal-fired power plants and the pollution they produce are the number one threat to our public health and the environment. This is not an issue of jobs versus the environment. It's an issue of the American people's public health versus a narrow special interest.
Joanna Bourke: What Is 'Human'?: 7 Ways To Tell If You're A Homosapien
Does intellectual ability make us human? Or self-consciousness? Or the possession of a soul? Or tool-making? Or private property? Or genetic inheritance? Whatever definition we choose, it excludes some creatures we might want to include in the "human."
Eddie Fernandez: Is L.A. Challenging S.F. on the Green Conference Front?
It could have been the presence of celebrities such as Adrian Grenier or post event parties on sky-scraper roof tops. But regardless, the Opportunity Green Conference had a cool factor that exceeded the green events I've been to recently.
Kirsten Dirksen: Watch: Upscale Bay Area Home Made from Old Car Parts
Red Room: Deborah Lindquist: Your Winter Holiday, Dog-Sweater Style

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