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Clinton Would Crack Down On Game Content 543

Posted by kdawson
from the proud-of-fepa dept.
thefickler sends us word that Hilary Clinton has taken a public stand in favor of shielding children from game and other animation content that she deems inappropriate. Quote: "When I am president, I will work to protect children from inappropriate video game content." Politically, this puts her in company with Republican Mitt Romney on the subject of game censorship. Her fellow Democrats are content to let the industry self-regulate.
United States

+ - Consumers want, but can't find, biofuels!

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Aryabhata
Aryabhata writes "As per a survey from Pavillion Technologies reported in a blog on cnet.com people like the idea of ethanol and alternative fuels. The bad news is they can't find it and don't know they are using it.
As per the survey, 47 percent of Americans would pay a premium for biofuels like ethanol. 59 percent of Americans also consider dependence on foreign oil imports a big problem for the U.S."
Quickies

+ - Does sprawl make us fat?

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Ant
Ant writes "This Science News article talks about the relationship between city design and health. New transdisciplinary research is exploring whether urban sprawl makes us soft, people who don't like to exercise move to the suburbs, or, more likely, some combination of both... Seen on Boing Boing."

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