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sibila, 31 F

9/8/2007
3 Articles, Score 0.0
Letters
Letters are considered to be old fashioned. especially love letters - cos we have lots of means to communcate: internet. messengers, e-mail. hands are to write less and less and soon it appers no one will know how to write typing will be more popular.

what u prefer, well WRITTEN love letter or a well typed one. do not forget that Romeo used to WRITE to Juliet, and Shakespeare, ...
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sibila, 31 F

8/8/2007
3 Articles, Score 0.0
What is God?
Some people say, God is Love itself. Others say God i slike us - humans. Old people thought Gods had animals face and man's body.

what do u think of it?
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Petersh55, 63 M

25/6/2007
5 Articles, Score 0.0
Is there a right way to treat a Woman ?
I`ve quite often wondered why so often Women tend to choose the sort of Men that abuse them rather than the sort of men that treat them with respect . Why do they prefer a man who sneaks off with another Woman rather than a Man who choose to stay loyal and true to her , standing by her whatever mistakes she makes and whatever misfortunes ...
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Petersh55, 63 M

9/6/2007
5 Articles, Score 0.0
What is humour and What is not ?
I Think humour is a very persuonal thing , What makes one person fall about laughing can often leave someone else wondering what`s so funny . Personally I enjoy Comedy sketch programmes such as The two Ronnies , Monty Python`s Flying Circus , Marty Feldman , and the Dirk Bach programmes. Sitcoms , like Lastof the summer Wine , Open all Hours , ...
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Petersh55, 63 M

27/5/2007
5 Articles, Score 0.0
The Correct sort of Plague
The trouble with Life today seems to be that with are afflicted with the Plague of political correctness . Whenever you ever try to do anything some so called pops out of the woodwork to give you a lecture on why you shouldn`t do it . It seems to be funny that anything that these self-appointed busybodie like doing is always O.K. , but then while their lives and activities always seem to ...
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Petersh55, 63 M

22/5/2007
5 Articles, Score 0.0
History we share
Isn`t it amazing what things people throughout the world have in Commom . History for instance . British and German History seem to be so intertwined over the Centuries . Our Celtic ancestors originated from the Danube Valley (Donnau Tal ) while the next great period in our History was dominated by our Saxon & Angle ancestors . but the most prosperous part of our History was ...
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n2deep_qq, 43 M

26/11/2006
3 Articles, Score 0.0
Leben nachher.... Life After...
I wanted to talk briefly about life after..., for example death, divorce, marriage, a new job etc... or whatever... People have (SEE)Significant Emotional Experience or Events every day after life change experience and sometime it seem to be the end of the world as they know it. I was wondering if everyone shared some of the same life afters or are they some weird life ...
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n2deep_qq, 43 M

14/10/2006
3 Articles, Score 0.0
Be yourself
We are all born unique and original, but normally die fakes or copies. Be yourself.
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poka, 25 F

6/10/2006
1 Article, Score 0.0
New in the country!
hey people...i'm new here in Germany, and i want to meet people...but i don't speak german...i think that's a problem, but i'm hoping someone can help me with the language and maybe show me around a little bit...well, thanks for listening!...
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jobalina, 57 F

5/10/2006
5 Articles, Score 0.0
Freedom. Freedom of religion
We are born into a Religion, but we were free in-utero...we were just God's children. As a child of nature , of the world. Rigid authoritative, orthodox doctrines are strapped around us ...In innocence we follow everything.For the love of our Parents we block so many other beautiful sayings ad teachings from other Holy books , and people of other faiths. Thus we have denied enlightenment of ...
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tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/9/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Meaning Of The Star Of David
The six points of the Star of David symbolize God's rule over the universe in all six directions: north, south, east, west, up and down.
Originally, the Hebrew name Magen David -- literally "Shield of David" -- poetically referred to God. It acknowledges that our military hero, King David, did not win by his own might, but by the support of the Almighty. This is also alluded to ...
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coby77, 72 F

5/9/2006
4 Articles, Score 0.0
What is Age,compared to Love
Some people seem to think that if opposite sex is interested in them, they got to be around their own age. Does it really matter, as some guy's do look older just the same as some ladies do as well.One can pass off a guy for being 50 when maybe he is only 30. So what is the difference, if you fall in love with a younger guy or a older lady? For some though, with a older lady falling for a ...
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Freiburgerin, 51 F

9/8/2006
1 Article, Score 0.0
Be Positive
As I am cruising through profiles and articles, I am stunned about the feeling of negativity that hovers over some like a gloomy dark cloud. Do I really want to meet someone who states: ‘True Love ‒ Forget it!’ or ‘Leave me alone’? I might not be looking for true love, but I am not looking for cynicism either ‒ most of us have enough of it in the ...
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sepffid3, 36 M

19/7/2006
1 Article, Score 0.0
test
This is a test.
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try2googlethis, 33 F

19/7/2006
4 Articles, Score 0.0
Scotland Refuses Thousands Of Blood Donors
Blood from thousands of donors is being refused because Scotland does not have a screening service for people who have parents from South America and Mexico. The T-Cruzi test for the Chagas disease is available in England but the results are unable to be used in Scotland.
The Chagas beetle, which carries the deadly disease that passes from mother to child, is rife in deprived ...
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try2googlethis, 33 F

19/7/2006
4 Articles, Score 0.0
Why Is Growth Hormone So Hard To Detect?
Lab-produced growth hormone looks almost exactly like the stuff we make in our bodies. It has the same sequence of amino acids, and it stays in the bloodstream for the same amount of time. Doctors used to collect doses of growth hormone from the pituitary glands of corpses. The practice halted after it was linked to the spread of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. It's much easier to suss out a ...
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try2googlethis, 33 F

19/7/2006
4 Articles, Score 0.0
How To Stay Young
1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height.
Let doctors worry about them. That's why you pay them.
2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down (keep this in mind if you are one of those grouches).
3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain get idle. "An ...
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try2googlethis, 33 F

19/7/2006
4 Articles, Score 0.0
Lesson to a woman's heart- ALL men take note!!!!
Women aren't like many men who are only looking for a cheap thrill or just to random sex with any girl. If you are looking to get it on for one night stand , you got wrong girl in mind. Save your cheap pick-up lines for someone else for pick-up lines is not going get pass by me. Now every woman sees with every "pretty please", there's a pair of lying eyes and in his pocket a set of keys. ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

17/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Scientists Have Found Common Ancestor of Fish and Land Animals
Scientists have discovered a 405-million-year-old fossilized fish that shares characteristics of modern bony fishes and land vertebrates. Hundreds of millions of years ago, bony sea creatures of the group Osteichtheyes hit an evolutionary fork in the road. Some animals took the path towards Actinopterygii, a group of modern, ray-finned fish. The rest evolved into Sacropterygii, the group ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

17/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Study: Pacific, Atlantic Oceans Merged Earlier Than Previously Thought
The Pacific and Atlantic oceans were separated by a giant land mass once, but then a chink formed in this supercontinent and their waters intermingled. New fossil dating reveals that this event occurred about 41 million years ago, millions of years earlier than some scientists had estimated. The southern supercontinent, Gondwana, which included land from most of the continents in the ...
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th0ughts0fy0u, 33 F

16/7/2006
2 Articles, Score 0.0
Can a psychiatrist really tell what's wrong with you?
Take the Shrink Challenge- If a dozen shrinks each interview the same patient, will they arrive at the same diagnosis?
The question has dogged mental-health clinicians for more than 30 years, ever since a famous experiment–a ruse, really–appeared to show that healthy people will be labeled sick if they merely go to a psychiatric emergency room and act sick. Recently, ...
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th0ughts0fy0u, 33 F

16/7/2006
2 Articles, Score 0.0
Drink Lots of Water, Especially During The Summer
As summer arrives, temperatures heat up. And as we become more active, so do we. More vigorous activity in this weather generally means we sweat more. How can you replace the body fluids you’re losing? And do you really need to? Most people are walking around in a moderately dehydrated state. We all need a bare minimum of 8 to 12 cups of fluids daily, even more to replace the fluid ...
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pinkfloyd712005, 42 M

16/7/2006
1 Article, Score 0.0
hwere do you go
how do you get to meet some body from another country
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toshio10, 30 M

9/7/2006
2 Articles, Score 0.0
Did you Know This?!!
In a relationship of two opposite sex body contact is always present and they both feel a love causing a good chemistry and electricity but what is really the intensity in both of them if we base on current because a .002-.003 amperes can feel slight tingling sensation.Our body is good conductor of electricity when we are wet because electricity is good conductor in salt water, the one who ...
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tonganoxieblues, 29 F

9/7/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Do Food Expiration Dates Really Matter?
The only items required by federal law to be labeled for expiration are infant formula and some baby foods; some states also mandate pulling dairy from store shelves on the expiration date.
Learn the Lingo of Expiration Dates
The actual term "Expiration Date" refers to the last date a food should be eaten or used. Last means last -- proceed at your own risk.
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

8/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Vitamin D May Help Treat Some Asthma
A new type of asthma treatment may help people with hard-to-control forms of the disease breathe easier.
The results of a small study showed that treatment with bronchial thermoplasty, a procedure designed to reduce airway narrowing, significantly improved breathing in people with asthma that is uncontrolled by conventional treatments.
Bronchial thermoplasty involves ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

8/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Experimental Non-Drug Asthma Treatment Being Tested
A new type of asthma treatment may help people with hard-to-control forms of the disease breathe easier.
The results of a small study showed that treatment with bronchial thermoplasty, a procedure designed to reduce airway narrowing, significantly improved breathing in people with asthma that is uncontrolled by conventional treatments.
Bronchial thermoplasty involves ...
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tonganoxieblues, 29 F

5/7/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Taurine amino acid information
Taurine is a non-essential amino acid and is found in high concentrations in the white blood cells, skeletal muscles, central nervous system as well as the heart muscles. In adults, but not children, this nutrient can be manufactured from methionine in the body and from cysteine in the liver, but vitamin B6 must be present.



Taurine required for
It is a ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

5/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Farewell to Frogs?
Scientists have known for decades that the world's amphibian populations are in trouble. But the 2004 Global Assessment, compiled by Conservarion International and partners, held shocking news. Of the 5, 700 species of frogs, toads, salamanders, and wormlike caecilians assessed, almost a third are threatened and 168 have become extinct, most in just the past 20 years. The top culprit ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

5/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Salton Sea and Southern California’s Water Future
California’s largest lake, the Salton Sea, depends primarily on Imperial Valley agricultural irrigation runoff to sustain itself and maintain a thriving fishery and migratory bird population.
In recent years, that water supply has been threatened because of California’s efforts to reduce its allotment of Colorado River water. Part of that reduction plan included an ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

5/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Huge Coral Reef Die-Off Taking Place as Caribbean Warms
A one-two punch of bleaching from record hot water followed by disease has killed ancient and delicate coral in the biggest loss of reefs scientists have ever seen in Caribbean waters.
Researchers from around the globe are scrambling to figure out the extent of the loss. Early conservative estimates from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands find that about one-third of the ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

5/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Huge Coral Reef Die-Off Taking Place as Caribbean Warms
A one-two punch of bleaching from record hot water followed by disease has killed ancient and delicate coral in the biggest loss of reefs scientists have ever seen in Caribbean waters.
Researchers from around the globe are scrambling to figure out the extent of the loss. Early conservative estimates from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands find that about one-third of the ...
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tonganoxieblues, 29 F

5/7/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Giver Or Taker In Relationship: which are you?
How do these roles develop? Some takers feel so overextended in other areas of their lives that they feel entitled not to be creative, assertive, or expressive in the bedroom; after all, they reason, they give just by being accommodating. Women especially have a tendency to withhold sex or give it grudgingly in retaliation for perceived wrongs. Givers are no less trapped. They see sex as ...
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tonganoxieblues, 29 F

5/7/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Giver Or Taker In Relationship: which are you?
How do these roles develop? Some takers feel so overextended in other areas of their lives that they feel entitled not to be creative, assertive, or expressive in the bedroom; after all, they reason, they give just by being accommodating. Women especially have a tendency to withhold sex or give it grudgingly in retaliation for perceived wrongs. Givers are no less trapped. They see sex as ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

4/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Researchers Find 'Hormone' that Jump Starts Metamorphosis of Caterpillars
Researchers at the University of Southern Maine have identified a "starter hormone" responsible for initiating the process by which caterpillars transform themselves into moths. The researchers also discovered that by manipulating hormone treatments, they could arrest a caterpillar's growth, a finding they suggest will lead to a better understanding of how hormones can control growth in ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

4/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Ocean Depths Shark-Free, Study Finds
With shark numbers dwindling, scientists have long hoped they would find previously unknown populations of them and perhaps even new species in the deepest parts of the oceans. A new study concludes the sharks aren't down there. Sharks do not colonize waters below 1.86 miles (3, 000 meters. Calculations therefore suggest the oceans are 70 percent shark-free. Sharks are apparently confined ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

4/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Female Whale Sharks Take Up Residence in Atlanta
The world's largest aquarium has added two of the world's largest fish. Two female whale sharks – Alice and Trixie – went on display Sunday after arriving the night before at the Georgia Aquarium. They joined two male whale sharks, Ralph and Norton, in their 6 million-gallon tank. The four sharks are the only ones of their kind on display outside of Asia. The females were ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

4/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Scientists Say Arctic Once Was Tropical
Scientists have found what might have been the ideal ancient vacation hotspot with a 74-degree Fahrenheit average temperature, alligator ancestors and palm trees. It's smack in the middle of the Arctic. First-of-its-kind core samples dug up from deep beneath the Arctic Ocean floor show that 55 million years ago an area near the North Pole was practically a subtropical paradise, three new ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

4/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Zebras Viewed as Difficult to Raise
Raising zebras is hardly as simple as black and white. The striped equines are still wild animals at heart, leaving only a few patient and experienced breeders that offer the animals for a small market of exotic animal collectors, petting zoos or people who just want a zebra. "Not everybody in town has one. Everybody in town should have one, " breeder Duane Gilbert says with a grin. ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

3/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Presumed safe in early pregnancy, ACE inhibitors shown to damage babies
Some blood pressure drugs previously thought to be safe when taken early in pregnancy now appear to substantially raise the risk of major birth defects, doctors say. Babies whose mothers took ACE inhibitors in their first trimester were more than twice as likely to be born with serious heart and brain problems than those not exposed to any pressure-lowering medicines, a large study in ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

3/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Help Ensure Passage of the Captive Primate Safety Act
In 2003, Congress passed an important piece of legislation called the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, which prohibits the interstate commerce in big cats such as tigers and lions. With your help, primates may soon be afforded similar protections.
Bills to ban interstate commerce in primates, such as chimpanzees, orangutans, and monkeys, have been introduced in both the House of ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

3/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Ever Wonder How Brazilian soccer players get their names?
Why do so many Brazilian soccer players go by one name? That's the Brazilian convention. Nicknames and first names are used in all settings, no matter the gravity. Brazil's president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is known to all by his nickname, Lula. Clergymen, doctors, and other professionals are frequently known by an informal name. The phone book for the town of Claudio even lists ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

3/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Dwarf Dinosaurs Discovered in Germany
Meet the smallest of the biggest. Compared to other sauropods–long-necked, small-headed, plant-eaters–a newfound dinosaur species is downright tiny. The largest sauropods, the brachiosaurs, were the biggest land animals ever, measuring 85 feet long (26 meters long). The new species, however, grew to only 20 feet (6.2 meters) long. Researchers found 11 different specimens of ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

3/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
A Deeper Look Inside Brazil's Landless Movement
A 24-hour guard post divides the landless movement's encampment from another shantytown closer to the highway. At first glance, the squalor on the other side of the fence doesn't seem so different. But some residents of the encampment look down their noses at their neighbors. It's a village of homeless people. The homeless aren't fighting for anything, and they have no discipline and no ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

3/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
English-Only Policy Heats Up Cheesesteak Controversy In Philadelphia
Order in English only. That's the new rule at one of south Philly's most famous cheesesteak places, and it is cooking up a lot of controversy. Geno's Steak owner Joey Vento has really touched a nerve with a little sign on his cheesesteak stand that says, "This is America. When Ordering Speak English." Vento has been getting calls from all over the country. We got troops (that are) getting ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

3/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Catfish Controversy In Alabama
Alabama health officials are now placing more restrictions on the kind of seafood you can buy. Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Ron Sparks announced an amendment to the ban on all Vietnamese farm-raised catfish. The order now includes grouper, sole and flounder. The extension is a result of continued testing of Vietnamese brands of fish by the his department. At least 19 ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Jane Goodall Award goes to Carole Noon, head of Save the Chimps
Dr. Carole Noon, director of Save the Chimps, has been awarded the Jane Goodall Award for Lifetime Dedication to the Care of Chimpanzees. Dr. Noon is founder of Save the Chimps, founded on behalf of chimpanzees “retired” by the Air Force to the infamous Coulston Foundation in Alamagordo, New Mexico since closed as a research facility. The chimpanzees were survivors and ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Water in human civilization: How Much Do You Really Know Of Water?
Civilization has historically flourished around rivers and major waterways; Mesopotamia, the so-called cradle of civilization, was situated between the major rivers Tigris and Euphrates. Large metropolises like London, Paris, New York, and Tokyo owe their success in part to their easy accessibility via water and the resultant expansion of trade. Islands with safe water ports, like Singapore ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Walking On The Ceiling
Have You Ever Wondered, "How flies walk on ceilings?"
Wall-climbing insects leave behind sticky footprints. Walking upside-down requires a careful balance of adhesion and weight, and specialized trekking tools to combat the constant tug of gravity. Each fly foot has two fat footpads that give the insect plenty of surface area with which to cling. The adhesive pads on the feet, ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Japan to Push for Increased Whale Killing Quota at Commission
Japan will push for support to increase the number of whales it kills when the International Whaling Commission meets today, even as consumption of the animal's meat is in decline in the country. Japan may get enough votes to ``take control'' of the commission, change voting procedures and get endorsement for an increase in its so-called scientific whaling program, Greenpeace said in an ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Young Girls, Older Boyfriends & Sex
Girls with an older boyfriend at a young age may be more likely to have sex by ninth grade and those with a serious boyfriend by seventh grade are also more likely to have had sex two grades later. So says a study in June's issue of Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. In the study, they found that seventh grade girls who have had a serious boyfriend their own age are three times ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Jane Goodall Opposes AIDS testing on monkeys
Primate expert Jane Goodall and 18 other researchers sent a letter ri U.S. federal officials urging them to oppose an Atlanta research centre's proposal to do AIDS-related research on sooty mangabey monkeys. The letter urges the U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service to reject a request by the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, according to a copy filed with the government. Scientists at the ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Good And Bad Friends
In the Buddhist concept of what constitutes a good or bad friend, a good friend is one who leads people to the correct teaching. There are honest people who guide others to faith in the Gohonzon. Conversely, an evil friend is one who deceives and causes people to fall into the evil paths, into suffering. An evil friend deludes others with false doctrines in order to obstruct their Buddhist ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
A Cup of Coffee a Day May Reduce Risk of Alcoholic Cirrhosis by 20%
Coffee may counteract alcohol's poisonous effects on the liver and help prevent cirrhosis, researchers say. In a study of more than 125, 000 people, one cup of coffee per day cut the risk of alcoholic cirrhosis by 20 percent. Four cups per day reduced the risk by 80 percent. The coffee effect held true for women and men of various ethnic backgrounds. It is unclear whether it is the caffeine ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
A Cup of Coffee a Day May Reduce Risk of Alcoholic Cirrhosis by 20%
Coffee may counteract alcohol's poisonous effects on the liver and help prevent cirrhosis, researchers say. In a study of more than 125, 000 people, one cup of coffee per day cut the risk of alcoholic cirrhosis by 20 percent. Four cups per day reduced the risk by 80 percent. The coffee effect held true for women and men of various ethnic backgrounds. It is unclear whether it is the caffeine ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
The Beam in Your Eye: If steroids are cheating, why isn't LASIK?
A month ago, Mark McGwire was hauled before a congressional hearing and lambasted as a cheater for using a legal, performance-enhancing steroid precursor when he broke baseball's single-season home run record.
A week ago, Tiger Woods was celebrated for winning golf's biggest tournament, the Masters, with the help of superior vision he acquired through laser surgery.
...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Why pro-lifers should fear the morning-after pill
"Moral battle rages in pharmacies, " cries the front page of Sunday's Dallas Morning News. It must be true: Just a week ago, the front page of the New York Times warned, "Pharmacies Balk on After-Sex Pill and Widen Fight in Many States." A couple of weeks before that, the front page of the Washington Post declared, "Pharmacists' Rights at Front of New Debate." Supposedly, armies of ...
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byndwithinreach, 33 F

2/7/2006
32 Articles, Score 0.0
Archaeologists Discovered 'Tropical Stonehenge' in Amapa State in Northern Brazil
A grouping of granite blocks along a grassy Amazon hilltop may be the vestiges of a centuries-old astronomical observatory – a find archaeologists say indicates early rainforest inhabitants were more sophisticated than previously believed. The 127 blocks, some as high as 9 feet tall, are spaced at regular intervals around the hill, like a crown 100 feet in diameter. On the shortest ...
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tonganoxieblues, 29 F

1/7/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Weighted toys may help kids get fit during playtime
Adding weights to children's toys may help them improve their fitness during playtime, the results of a small study suggest. This study provides one intervention to the current trend of declining fitness in America's youth. This will not be the answer to childhood obesity, but it could be a small part of the puzzle, making a positive contribution. Various reports have pointed to the ...
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tonganoxieblues, 29 F

28/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Hidden Truth Of Organizations
Can you imagine working for a company that has a little more than 500 employees and has the following statistics:
* 29 have been accused of spousal abuse * 7 have been arrested for fraud * 19 have been accused of writing bad checks * 117 have directly or indirectly bankrupted at least 2 businesses * 3 have done time for assault * 71 cannot get a credit card due to bad credit ...
0    377    6    5.93    28/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

28/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Rock Quarries Seen as Growth Industry
Paul Chambers' quarry at the base of the Cabinet Mountains is a hard-rock bazaar. Choose your look: Smooth slabs? Stackable stones? How about some football-size rock ornaments?
In the hands of designers, the rock will become garden tables, waterfall spillways, rustic fireplaces or exterior facades. Chambers and his customers see those and more in the stone his crew extracts and ...
0    342    6    5.93    28/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

28/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
The dangers of helium inhalation
On June 3, the bodies of two college students were found in a giant helium balloon in Florida. The week before, a 10-year-old in New Jersey collapsed at a birthday party after sucking helium from a balloon. Is helium really that dangerous? It can be. Breathing in pure helium deprives the body of oxygen, as if you were holding your breath. If you couldn't breathe at all, you'd start to die ...
0    93    5    5.75    28/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

28/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
The 10 Best U.S. Beaches
Safety was a factor in this year's list of top 10 U.S. beaches. The list is compiled by Stephen "Dr. Beach" Leatherman, PhD. Leatherman has a doctoral degree in coastal science. He directs Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research. However, B. Chris Brewster, president of the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA), questions those standards, partly because he ...
0    124    5    5.75    28/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

28/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Tips for Staying Healthy Seaside : Beach Safety 101
From death-defying rip currents and red-hot sun to jellyfish stings and shark attacks, the beach can be a pretty scary place. But it doesnt have to be. A day at the beach can be...well, a day at the beach when you know what to look out for. Swimming and water activities are very healthy so long as you use appropriate caution for yourself and your family when you visit the beach. The first ...
0    140    5    5.75    28/6/2006   

mondayblues37, 49 F

15/6/2006
1 Article, Score 0.0
The kiss
As kisses go, it was one of the longest and most illuminating. It was the first week of summer, my first night out in weeks. He was good looking premed student, with dark eyes and a sweet smile! i watched him from across the room god he is good looking i stood thinking to myself ! i told my then bestfriend.she knowing i would never approach, walked across the dance floor and began talking ...
0    199    2    2.42    15/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
When it comes to Love, what are your priorities? How do you see Love ?
When it comes to Love, what are your priorities? How do you see Love ? There are many facets to life, to living...to love itself in our lifetimes we face many of them, some without ever knowing they were part of us...others we gather around us and do everything we can to help them grow and to keep them safe and mold them into shapes to fit ourselves and our lives.
This is where Love ...
0    537    3    5.39    10/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
British, Irish Journalists Urge Yahoo Boycott Over Chinese Cases
The union representing journalists in the UK and Ireland called on its 40, 000 members to boycott all Yahoo Inc. ( YHOO ) products and services to protest the Internet company's reported actions in China. The National Union of Journalists said it sent a letter on Friday to Dominique Vidal, Yahoo Europe's vice president, denouncing the company for allegedly providing information to Chinese ...
0    6    3    5.39    10/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Fibroid Tumors: What Every Woman Must Know
There probably isn't a woman alive who doesn't feel a wave of terror when her doctor mentions the word tumor. But when it's a fibroid tumor, experts say there is little to fear. There is virtually no threat of malignancy and there are a number of excellent treatment options, as well as the option to do nothing at all so there really is no reason to worry. Fibroid tumors are composed of ...
0    165    3    5.39    10/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Premature Gray Hair: The Premature Graying Hair Yields Skin Cancer Clues
Why do some people go gray early? And does it have any health implications?
Hair grows in stages, with a certain percentage of hair either growing or resting at any one time. The hair follicles --the little bags under the skin where hair is formed out of skin also contain pigment called melanin. When the body stops producing pigments, the hair becomes colorless, turning white. ...
0    13    3    5.39    10/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Report: Pregnant Women Should Avoid Canned Tuna
Recommendations published in the magazine Consumer Reports this week urge women to avoid eating any canned tuna while pregnant because of uncertainties about the risk of mercury contamination to developing fetuses. The recommendations are stricter than the federal government’s advice issued two years ago. Then, the FDA advised women and young children to limit but not avoid ...
0    86    3    5.39    10/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
When it comes to Love, what are your priorities? How do you see Love ?
When it comes to Love, what are your priorities? How do you see Love ? There are many facets to life, to living...to love itself in our lifetimes we face many of them, some without ever knowing they were part of us...others we gather around us and do everything we can to help them grow and to keep them safe and mold them into shapes to fit ourselves and our lives.
This is where Love ...
0    86    2    5.20    10/6/2006   

tonganoxieblues, 29 F

10/6/2006
18 Articles, Score 0.0
Drinking May Boost Brain Power in Women Over 65
A new study shows moderate drinking by women aged 65 and older may have benefits for the brain. Don’t skip over that word “may.” The full picture on drinking and thinking is still a bit fuzzy. The study appears in the early online edition of the journal Neuroepidemiology. Out of nearly 2, 300 participants, those who reported at least one alcoholic drink (beer, wine, or ...
0    378    3    5.39    10/6/2006   

MnRay, 54 M

3/6/2006
3 Articles, Score 0.0
Visiting Germany
I am an american coming to Germany in August to visit Neuschwanstein, Linderhof, and Heidelberg castles to name a few. I get a little free time in Frankfurt and Munich. So just wondering where the fun places are and where the must see sights and people are. If anyone can offer some suggestions, I would love to hear from you. Also hoping to meet some new friends while I am there.
0    175    0    0.00    3/6/2006   

morgenstern2000, 50 F

12/2/2006
3 Articles, Score 0.0
Trial marriage, pagan style
It is fast becoming the custom in Pagan handfastings to set a duration on the vows - the first being a year and a day, and if you don't renew your vow, you can just walk away, no honour lost on either side. This can be set to any period (or life, or eternity) though. A couple I saw handfasted (year and a day) last year hope to renew their vows for five years this time, if they return to ...
1    198    5    2.49    12/2/2006   

Stevezilla, 47 M

29/11/2005
15 Articles, Score 0.0
Never Quit
Hi what is it that makes us strive for perfection......in my book its my inner angel, what I mean is that look from a guys point of view when trying to find that perfect woman, you see so many women you want tall sexy, athletic, smart and popular a little, but you sometimes never find her or you ask your friends for advice which most of the time is a waist and then you are stuck at the ...
1    39    3    2.45    29/11/2005   

morgenstern2000, 50 F

2/11/2005
3 Articles, Score 0.0
Is there anyone out there?
Its great that sites like this exist, but they are only as good as the people that use them. If you spend the time and participate in all you can, and put a lot into a site, then it can work for you. Otherwise you stop looking on that site and drift from one to another wondering why you don't find anyone. Its amazing the number of members on here, considering how few actually post ...
0    70    3    2.45    2/11/2005   

Waiting, 45 F

27/8/2005
16 Articles, Score 0.0
What is Love?
Love is that fragile flower of most uncommon beauty. One which can never be found by purpose alone while wandering through life's gardens. But one whose colour and fragrance is most pure and meaningful when discovered by accident while tending to the more mundane duties of the common man. A diamond found lying quietly amongst the broken glass of childhood's shattered windows. To love ...
0    20    4    2.86    27/8/2005   

Waiting, 45 F

27/8/2005
16 Articles, Score 0.0
Lion
In Africa. When the antelope wakes up every morning, the first thing that comes to his mind is, "I must be able to run faster than the fastest lion, or I will be killed by a lion."And at just the same time, the lion wakes out of his dream, and the first thing flashing into his mind is, "I must be able to catch up with the slowest antelope, otherwise I will starve to death."So, almost at ...
0    16    3    2.45    27/8/2005   

Waiting, 45 F

27/8/2005
16 Articles, Score 0.0
Dealing with Death
Death is something every one of us must deal with.Whether is's the death of a friend, a relative, a spouse, a parent, a sibling, or even ourselves, each of us must confront its inevitable arrival.Although we cannot keep death from happening, we can prepare ourselves for how we face it. Death is a natural part of life, and can teach us many lessons.We can even see death's force ...
1    20    2    2.42    27/8/2005   

ariva, 44 F

15/8/2005
2 Articles, Score 0.0
Single Motherhood
I am a single mum to an eight year old girl, I find it fun when she was still a baby and I really love her that I could do everything so I could give her a good future, especially her education, I know I will be raising her alone, because I get nothing from the father, I said I have to work hard and save so I could provide her needs. First thing I did was sell barbeque and cooked food to my ...
2    85    4    2.86    15/8/2005   

dachs96, 43 M

11/8/2005
2 Articles, Score 0.0
Extroverts, Introverts and the Internet
(OK, so I'm getting into a rut w/ naming these) <br> While many people think someone who is an introvert is shy, according to the original Jung-Meier-Briggs typology, the difference between introversion and extroversion has more to do with whether a person tends to focus inward or outward in things such as processing and sharing information; relaxing and recuperating; ...
0    93    5    2.49    11/8/2005   

dachs96, 43 M

11/8/2005
2 Articles, Score 0.0
Germans, Amis and the Internet
Many non-Germans who have the chance to interact socially w/ Germans for a period of time, though not necessarily an extended one, often view Germans as cold and unfriendly. Similarly, many non-Americans think that Americans are superficial and can't or won't develop deep friendships. <br> While always sceptical of the accuracy of those generalizations, after ...
2    141    14    3.46    11/8/2005   

cutelady352004, 45 F

31/7/2005
1 Article, Score 0.0
I am here to find someone
I am here to find my luck in having someone. Most of my friend had already a boyfriend. They just met here and then aggreed to met in person. Now I look at them as happy and contented with each other. I hope I can find my special someone here soon...
2    75    6    2.23    31/7/2005   

sexyangel2, 31 F

21/7/2005
1 Article, Score 0.0
l need help..plz..
hi everyone, l live in swiss and l am looking for some one to send me ivitation from spain, ltaly, holland or danmark for a visa.. <br> beening a black girl is really difficult to get a visa in swiss without u working..if amy one want to help l will be great full..thanks <br> <br> l really want to take a tour, l have 6months for now..l just finished my first ...
1    70    3    1.47    21/7/2005   

CheekyPrincess, 34 F

1/2/2005
2 Articles, Score 0.0
Meeting people
While I have met loads of nice popel on this site, it's still hard to find out how genuine each person is - do you also find that? And have you found it easy to meet people through GFF?
3    117    13    3.98    1/2/2005   

bobbysoxfan, 44 M

27/12/2004
6 Articles, Score 0.0
A joke
A guy walks into the local welfare office, marches straight up to the counter and says, "Hi... You know, I just HATE drawing welfare. I'd really rather have a job." The social worker behind the counter says, "Your timing is excellent. We just got a job opening from a very wealthy old man who wants a chauffeur/bodyguard for his nymphomaniac daughter. You'll have to drive around in ...
0    74    8    3.01    27/12/2004   

Wilder_Wein, 27 F

8/11/2004
1 Article, Score 0.0
Unusual Dreams of Love
Has anyone ever had really sexual dreams involving a certain person? What about with someone that you don't necessarily find unattractive but with a person that you least expect? When I was seventeen, I still lived in America and I thought about enlisting in the NAVY because I didn't know what else to do with my life. I recently had this dream about the recruiting officer I talked to, ...
2    125    5    2.16    8/11/2004   

jwuaboriginal2, 48 M

3/9/2004
1 Article, Score 0.0
Visiting Germany Safely!!!!!
I am planning a trip to Germany in the spring of 2005. As a Canadian, there are probably "do's and don'ts" that accompany a foreigner in your country. There are some common guidelines, I know, that are traveling tips you always abide by. How would a single Aboriginal, Indian for those who don't know what Aboriginal means, male enjoy all the pleasures your country has to offer? And, still ...
0    45    14    5.70    3/9/2004   

Psychosomatic001, 28 M

25/8/2004
4 Articles, Score 0.0
Eminem/Slimshady/Marshall Mathers
Am I the only one who seems to notice that Eminem only about things that are relevant to American culture and nobody else is paying attention? I mean sure his lyrics can be grotesque at times but the man is trying to make a political statement! He's not just singing about it to get rich, he's attracting attention to those issues. Unfortunately, everyone now BLAMES HIM for this sort of ...
4    59    11    1.11    25/8/2004   

Psychosomatic001, 28 M

25/8/2004
4 Articles, Score 0.0
The Dr. Atkins diet
The Atkins diet is good. Those who disagree should read the book. The book explains it all and I consider anyone who has not read it, to have no entitlement to an opinion on the subject. The guy has 2 University Masters degrees!! You're arguing with a person who's qualified as a doctor TWICE OVER! <br> And did you know that Watermelon has the highest Carbohydrate concentrate of ...
0    30    8    0.23    25/8/2004   

Mell3, 45 F

18/8/2004
3 Articles, Score 0.0
What I do???
I've been in a relationship for about 3 years with my boyfriend. We've been living together for the same amount of time as well. The deal is that I know that he doesn't love me, how do I know? Well, I have asked him myself and he responded that he likes me a lot. Other times I asked him, and he says no. I am getting very frustrated because I love him dearly and it hurts me to know that the ...
8    161    33    2.23    18/8/2004   

Mell3, 45 F

18/8/2004
3 Articles, Score 0.0
How To Be A Better Partner
If you want to be good to someone else, you also have to be good to yourself. Be romantic. Never disparage yourself. Always be honest. Do not do things just to keep your partner happy. Do not ask your partner to do things you know they don't want to do. Do not belittle your partner. Do not put off things you have promised to do. Always be there for your partner. Communicate. ...
0    131    20    4.40    18/8/2004