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+ - Do the Type of Calories Matter?->

Submitted by Thelasko
Thelasko (1196535) writes "To test his hypothesis that consuming fewer calories than burned, regardless of type, will cause wight loss, Kansas State University Nutrition Professor, Mark Haub, has subsisted on little more than junk food for the past 10 weeks. However, he carefully measures out his caloric intake to 1,800 food calories (7536 kJ) per day. So far, he has lost 27 pounds (12.25kg)."
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+ - SPAM: Studies Reveal Why Kids Get Bullied and Rejected | 2

Submitted by Thelasko
Thelasko (1196535) writes "I'm sure everyone on Slashdot has been the victim of bullying at some point in their life. A new study suggests why.
" researchers have found at least three factors in a child's behavior that can lead to social rejection.

The factors involve a child's inability to pick up on and respond to nonverbal cues from their pals.""

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+ - SPAM: The First Hints Of A Dinosaur's True Colors : NPR

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Thelasko (1196535) writes "The colors of dinosaurs have long been a mystery, since soft parts aren't preserved in the fossil record. But for the first time, scientists have teased out colors from fossilized feathers to reveal the orange-and-white ringed tail of a 125-million-year-old dinosaur."
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+ - SPAM: Supreme Court Removes Limits on Corporate, Labor D

Submitted by Thelasko
Thelasko (1196535) writes "The United States Supreme Court has ruled that corporations and labor unions can donate as much money as they wish to political campaigns. Prior to this ruling, federal campaign finance laws put limits on how much money a corporation or union could donate. The Supreme Court ruled that campaign donations are protected under the 1st amendment as a form of free speech."
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+ - SPAM: Purdue University Utilizes Collaborative Classroom

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Thelasko (1196535) writes "

Hotseat, a social networking-powered mobile Web application, creates a collaborative classroom, allowing students to provide near real-time feedback during class and enabling professors to adjust the course content and improve the learning experience. Students can post messages to Hotseat using their Facebook or Twitter accounts, sending text messages, or logging in to the Hotseat Web site.


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+ - SPAM: Hosting Your Windows 7 Torrenting Party from FoD T

Submitted by Thelasko
Thelasko (1196535) writes "Be a part of Windows history by hosting your own Windows 7 torrenting party. ... Watch videos about windows 7, torrenting party, windows 7 torrent party, hosting, piratebay, vuze, isohunt, torrentreactor, mininova, torrentspy, Mike Wozniak, Nadia Kamil, Danel Lawrence-Taylor, Nico Tatarowicz, Al Campbell, Daniel Maier on"
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One can't proceed from the informal to the formal by formal means.