Watch a nitrous backfire turn a motorcycle rider into a human torch [Video]

This nitrous backfire may have only lasted a few tenths of a second, but we imagine that was far too long for the unfortunate Harley owner shown in this video. (1) More » URL: http://jalopnik.com/5797336/watch-a-nitrous-backfire-turn-a-motorcycle-rider-into-human-torch



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URL: http://jalopnik.com/5797336/watch-a-nitrous-backfire-turn-a-motorcycle-rider-into-human-torch


I’ve got your missing links right here (30 April 2011) | Not Exactly Rocket Science

Top thirteen picks – how to design an actual killer coaster, by Jennifer Ouellette. Note, this post features Fabio vs a goose rip Saturn’s rings off destroy universes yeeaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhA neurologist , on the disease that’s killing him.Beautiful stuff about , …



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(1) Euthanasia Coaster
URL: http://twistedphysics.typepad.com/cocktail_party_physics/2011/04/ticket-to-ride.html

(2) Smash moons together
URL: http://universesandbox.com/

(3) finishes his last paper
URL: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/04/25/MNHL1J5LEV.DTL

(4) lyrebirds as historians
URL: http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2011/04/26/135694052/natures-living-tape-recorders-may-be-telling-us-secrets?ft=1&f=5500502&sc=tw&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

(5) this atrocity from Cell
URL: http://www.cell.com/abstract/S0092-8674%2811%2900383-7

(6) Not Exactly Royal Wedding Science
URL: http://edyong.posterous.com/not-exactly-royal-wedding-science

(7) inbreeding among bees
URL: http://blogs.plos.org/retort/2011/04/29/royal-weddings-and-bee-mixers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+plos%2Fblogs%2Fmain+%28Blogs+-+Main%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

(8) axe murders and death pits
URL: http://www.lastwordonnothing.com/2011/04/29/sleuthing-around-the-great-deeath-pit/

(9) a story that shouldn?t have been written
URL: http://ksjtracker.mit.edu/2011/04/25/nyt-magazine-autism-vaccines-and-a-story-that-should-not-have-been-written/

(10) Tiger Moms v Orchid Children
URL: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/04/tiger-moms-and-orchid-children/

(11) How sorting out hookworm infections
URL: http://bodyhorrors.wordpress.com/2011/04/25/blood-money-hookworm-economics-in-the-postbellum-south/


Emergency Seed Bank 5-day Promotion

FROM ONE OF OUR ADVERTISERS:We are pleased to announce a special 5 day event to celebrate our new herb seed bank. Between Monday May 2nd and Friday May 6th we will be offering a free Emergency Seed Bank with purchase …



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(1) www.herbseedbank.com
URL: http://www.herbseedbank.com


Anonymous Aims At Iran This Weekend [Video]

Anonymous, the group behind the Denial-of-Service attacks that hit Visa, HBGary Federal, and the Egyptian government, has once again set its sights on Iran, according to a recent statement. (1) More » URL: http://gizmodo.com/5797315/anonymous-aims-at-iran-this-weekend



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Cost Of Water Wheel Construction

I’m wondering how much would be the cost of constructing water wheel whose diameter = 3m and width= 2m. I need to know the cost of both wooden made wheel and steel made wheel. Any information on this will be …



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NewsBusters on Biased Reasoning and Conspiracies | The Intersection

NewsBusters, the conservative media watchdog website (“Exposing & Combating Liberal Media Bias”), has the about birthers, conspiracy theories, and biases. Or as they put it:MSNBC Panel Equates ‘Pathological’ Global Warming Skeptics to BirthersGood grief. The other guest on the show, …



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(1) slammed
URL: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/alex-fitzsimmons/2011/04/29/msnbc-panel-equates-pathological-global-warming-skeptics-birthers#ixzz1L0wrTfyb

(2) recent MSNBC segment
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/intersection/2011/04/29/why-wont-conspiracy-theories-die/

(3) even question
URL: http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/03/denial-science-chris-mooney?page=3

(4) Jon Krosnick
URL: http://communication.stanford.edu/faculty/krosnick/


Anti-Terry Jones Protest – Leftist shouts "Kill that Mother F—-r now!"

JUST BREAKING…From Eric Dondero:Muslim and Leftist protesters broke through barricades in Dearborn to protest Rev. Terry Jones’s Anti-IslamoFascist rally yesterday. From the AP via Lansing:The pastor known for stirring up controversy made good on his promise to return to Michigan …



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(1) WILX TV
URL: http://www.wilx.com/news/headlines/Raucous__121020324.html


Libertarian Party of Canada candidate for BC Parliament: Taxation is Theft

Excerpt from British Columbia Paper , Delta-Richmond East, “Libertarian looks to reduce taxes, gov’t” April 30:The Libertarian Party proposes to reduce both taxes and the size of government. It says it would also remove restrictions on personal and economic freedoms …



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(1) DeltaOptimist.com
URL: http://www.delta-optimist.com/news/Libertarian+looks+reduce+taxes/4703855/story.html

(2) libertarian.ca
URL: http://www.libertarian.ca/


Bacteria Evade Antibiotics by Going Incognito | 80beats

What’s the News: Going undercover can require some sacrifices–burning off your fingerprints, for instance, a la Gattaca. It’s the same story with bacteria: they can slip below antibiotics’ radar without any mutations, but only using an elaborate system of self-sabotage. …



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(1) Toxin-antidote pairs
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxin-antitoxin_system


Birther issue started by Republican and Libertarian parties

A rightwing “fringe element”Excerpt from , “Birthers’ Conspiracy Theories Reach New Accusatory Lows” by Frank Hardy, April 29:When President Obama issued his long form birth certificate, after years of speculation about its existence by fringe elements of the Republican and …



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(1) Suite101 blog
URL: http://www.suite101.com/content/birthers-conspiracy-theories-reach-new-accusatory-lows-a368450#ixzz1L0mxnLZB


It begins… Democrats accuse Romney of being in the hip pocket of the libertarian Koch brothers

David Koch and wife Julia donated max to RomneyExcerpt from , “Romney and the Koch brothers” April 29:It’s sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group that billionaire David Koch started. And Democrats are trying to make hay of the …



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(1) MSNBC
URL: http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/04/29/6556573-romney-and-the-koch-brothers


PC817 Switching Frequency

Hi ….I want to use PC817 optocoupler IC in one of my application.But How to know the maximum switching frequency PC817 support?I have read its datasheet but I can not figure out what i want.So pls be helpful to above …



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Severe storms over U.S. seen from space | Bad Astronomy

On April 27, 2011, huge storms spawned enormous tornadoes which swept across the southeastern U.S., doing severe damage and killing over 200 people. It was the worst natural disaster in the U.S. since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The NASA/NOAA Geostationary …



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(1) The animation below
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHLdK8JkqQU

(2) this situation
URL: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=50347

(3) a lot of political noise
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/03/15/next-up-for-congress-repeal-the-law-of-gravity/

(4) Comic takedown of global warming denial
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/12/15/comic-takedown-of-global-warming-denial/