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Feed Teens With Migraine At Greater Risk Of Suicide (sciencedaily.com)

Teens who have chronic daily headache, especially those with migraine headaches, are at greater risk for suicide than teens who don't have migraines, according to a new study. Teens with migraine are also more likely to have other psychiatric disorders such as depression and panic disorder.
United States

Submission + - OTC baking soda sales targeted in War on Drugs

Ellis D. Tripp writes: "A Missouri state legislator is seeking to regulate BAKING SODA sales in hopes of curbing crack cocaine production.

In a bill introduced in late March, Rep. Talibdin El-Amin (D-St. Louis) says he wants to put baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, behind the pharmaceutical counter.

No word if vinegar will be next, to prevent grade school science classes from manufacturing volcanoes of mass destruction...

http://www.kfvs12.com/Global/story.asp?S=6336785&n av=8H3x"
Google

Submission + - Google Won't Index JavaScript: How To SEO Web 2.0

gbulmash writes: "Google doesn't index JavaScript-generated content, as I found out with an experiment I did in March. Seven weeks later, the page still does not come up in a Google search for the nonsense words inserted via JavaScript. So, if you're trying to attract search-driven traffic to your Web 2.0 site, how do you keep your cool JavaScript features while getting the spiders to index all that rich keywordy goodness in the content your JavaScript is hiding? Simple. Offer the search engines an alternative."

Feed NASA turns to competition to find a better astronaut glove (engadget.com)

Filed under: Misc. Gadgets, Wearables


It may not be quite as exciting as the X-Prize competitions, but NASA's latest Centennial Challenge looks like it could prove to be fairly consequential in its own right, tasking competitors to build a better astronaut glove, NewScientist reports. Set to go down on May 2nd and 3rd, the challenge will pit six teams against each other, with $250,000 in prize money up for grabs, not to mention the possibility of the winning design actually being put into use in space. From the looks of it, the entrants themselves will also face more than a few challenges, with one test requiring a team member wearing their glove to squeeze a ball inside a pressurized box for 30 minutes -- if blood starts dripping out, they're disqualified. As with its other challenges, however, NASA isn't expecting to find a winner in its first year, so those that missed out this time 'round may still get a shot at making the cut for next year's competition

[Photo courtesy of NASA]

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Security

Submission + - USB key breaks OS X security

thoughtlover writes: Need to get access to someone's Mac but don't have the awesome hacking skills necessary to bust through their passwords? Just get a MacLockPick, a USB thumb drive that'll cut through any Apple Computer's security like a hot knife through butter.
Biotech

Submission + - A pill that makes women slimmer and hornier

The Great Pretender writes: The BBC reports that scientists are developing a pill which could boost women's libido and reduce their appetite. The hormone-releasing pill has so far only been given to female monkeys and shrews who displayed more mating behavior and ate less. The team from the Medical Research Council's Human Reproduction Unit in Edinburgh believe a human version could be available within a decade. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6606927.stm. I was married to a shrew once...
Censorship

Submission + - Breast cancer portrait banned from group art showh

Daddy Rhon writes: "http://www.daddyrhon.com/?p=741 A portrait of a breast cancer survivor was deemed indecent, banned and removed from an art show. The piece is a simple figure study of a woman with a scar. Why was this piece considered morally offensive? Because the model is older? Disfigured by disease? Or are there implied subtexts to this piece simply because the artist is a dyke?"

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