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28th April 2010 | Interesting Random Blogs

Scott H. Young: Fitness is an End Unto Itself

I don’t exercise to look good naked. I don’t exercise to be healthy. I don’t even exercise to have more energy. In fact, I try to ignore these things as much as possible.

Fitness has stopped being a worthwhile goal, in and of itself, in our society. Frankly, I think that’s a big reason why we’re getting so fat. We’ve made fitness something only worth having if it comes along with six-pack abs and reduced chances of heart disease.

America’s Permanent, Entangling Alliance With Korea

Bring the Troops back from foreign occupations, and start with South Korea suggests Joshua Snyder

Palestinian village inspires popular movement

Political leaders from all major Palestinian parties endorse grassroots struggle at Bil’in conference.

Poland’s President air crash survivors murdered in cold blood

Poland’s President and his army chiefs died in an air crash in Russia. But it has been emerged that there was foul play involved. An amateur video recorder reached the place to film the crash site.

Author of the video seen by everyone by now has been stabbed near Kijow on 4.15 and transported in critical condition to the hospital in Kijow. On 4.16 three unidentified individuals unplugged him from life support system and stabbed him 3 more times. Andrij was pronounced dead that afternoon. Russian government claims it was a coincidence.

Consumerism is a Boon for Human Development

Consumerism is the principle of Free Market, which states, free choice of consumer should rule the market, or, the consumer decides the economic structure of the society. Producers and providers bring their products to the market and make it certain that consumers, the public, may gain enough knowledge about their product so that, if the consumer decides that the particular product is good, they may buy it.

Dining lighting | The Art of Illumination

Lights not only illuminate a dining room, but can be used for accentuating its certain aspects also. Lighting plays a very important role in the overall décor of a dining room. It can make even a simple room look very much attractive, cheerful and welcoming. While suitable dining room lights can leave a great impression, harsh ones can make the ambience look very imposing.

Peak Metals – Are we running out of the metals we need?

We can’t live without metals. They seem to be in almost everything we use, and we’ve been digging them up, heating them up, and building them up, for thousands of years.

But virgin metal supplies are finite.

Japan to Launch `Space Yacht’ Satellite Propelled by Gigantic Solar Sail

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency plans to launch the world’s first satellite powered by a giant solar sail to demonstrate next-generation renewable-energy technology, the agency said today.

Greek bond rated as junk by S&P

Global stock markets tumbled after Greece’s debt was downgraded to “junk” by rating agency Standard & Poor’s over concerns that the country may default.

It makes the struggling nation the first eurozone member to have its debt downgraded to junk level.

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