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A cheap cream that removes tattoos! Falkenham’s topical cream works by targeting the macrophages that are filled with ink at the site of your tattoo. New macrophages move in to consume the ink-filled ones, and then migrate to the lymph nodes. Macrophages are the white blood cells that gobble up cellular debris — like tattoo […]

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I always wondered about this… Weather and environmental factors have had a huge influence on human evolution. It’s responsible for everything from our skin color to the texture of our hair. Scientists once believed that the environment’s influence on humans stopped at physical features, but a recent study has revealed it stretches even further and […]

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Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Signed in 1215 by King John, the Magna Carta was the first step toward democracy in Western civilization after centuries of absolute rule by monarchies, as it bound the king of England to the same laws as any citizen. Eight hundred years later, an original copy of […]

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Abbey Hull for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Searching through a collection of lawn ornaments for sale, archaeologist and TV presenter James Balme stumbled upon a large, grey stone with unique carvings on it. Sensing it might be more than just large, grey stone with unique carvings on it, he purchased it, brought it home […]

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The Utopia of Rules

This new David Graeber books sounds fascinating. Cory Doctorow explains: Bureaucracy lies. The point of coming up with rules is to ensure that they’re evenly applied. But everyone knows that rules aren’t evenly applied. When we replace informal, arbitrary systems with formal sets of rules, the arbitrariness moves up a level — moves up to […]

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Searching for sex

Fascinating article in the Times yesterday that analyzes Google searches about sex and made me laugh out loud a couple of times. The author concludes: Just about every study I have done relying on Google searches made me feel worse about the world. Huge numbers of people are racist and sexist; far too many children […]

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Construction workers found a huge ancient city underground in Turkey. During construction throughout the province of Nevsehir, where workers had already demolished 1,500 buildings, a massive underground city filled with tunnels, escape galleries and hidden churches was discovered. Construction, which reportedly had cost the country upwards of $40 million, was subsequently cancelled. Despite such a […]

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Where Jesus taught

Assuming he’s real, this is quite an important archeological discovery: Bookmark It

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