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Archive for June 22nd, 2003

Tree Huggers, Soy Lovers, and Profits

Posted by glasscastle on 22nd June 2003

Some of America’s biggest corporations believe that the best way to make money is by saving the world. And guess what? They just might be right…

from “Fortune”

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Brits Study US Faces

Posted by glasscastle on 22nd June 2003

 

How ‘The Simpsons’
helps us to understand the way we learn people’s faces

Characters from
Irish soap operas and The Simpsons have been used in ESRC-funded
research into how we get to learn people’s faces….

Government
funded research
, just
not our government, this time

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SARS Cure?

Posted by glasscastle on 22nd June 2003

 

The
Boston Globe
reports that the reason there’s no SARS in South Korea is the
high consumption of Kim Chi. Sounds great if you like “cabbage and garlic”…

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An ESL Teacher in Seoul – Korea Life Blog

Posted by glasscastle on 22nd June 2003

This is a fascinating, meticulous, beautifully illustrated blog from a young New York English teacher who has never before been out of the country and speaks no Korean. It is called the “Korea Life Blog”

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Oh, THERE they are…..part 2

Posted by glasscastle on 22nd June 2003

Has our friend “Abid Hamid Mahmud” cracked this quickly? I hope our tech experts handle these documents carefully, so the ink on those Iraqui Secret Police seals doesn’t smudge….See this “BBC report”

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