April 2nd, 2008

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Scientists at Newcastle University have created part-human, part-cow hybrid embryos for the first time in the UK. They were made from human skin cells and depleted bovine eggs for the purpose of extracting stem cells.
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'They're here': The mechanism of poltergeist activity. An unfortunate release date, but they say this is no April Fool.
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An embarassing kick. The defending goalie makes an amazing block, but you can't expect him to defend against his opponent AND his own team!
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See a picture gallery of spaghetti intersections, baffling roundabouts, and terrible traffic jams. It's a wonder we ever get anywhere.
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Design Proposals for vertical urban agricultural buildings. Someday, "locally grown" might mean right there on your block!
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Astrologer Isaac Bickerstaff published an almanac predicting the events of the year 1708, including the death of rival astrologer John Partridge on March 29th. On April first, news of Partridge's death was all over London, and he spent the rest of his life trying to live down the hoax.
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The Elephant Song by Eric Herman is cute and clever. Makes me want to be five years old again!
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The 5 Strangest Stories in Vice and Sports. Athletes and substance abuse have gone hand-in-hand for ages.

April 1, 2008 - 10:57pm
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