Archive for October 11th, 2007

The 25 top censored stories of 2008

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The 25 top censored stories of 2008

Project Censored has just released its list of top censored stories for 2008.  Civil rights violations of U.S. citizens and economic abuses invited by the U.S. government are prominent thoughout this list.   Sobering and depressing.

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Here’s a little lesson about bonobos

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Here’s a little lesson about bonobos

This video features bonobo expert Sue Savage-Rumbaugh discussing the bipedal physiology and impressive intellectual capacities of bonobos.   Lots of footage of bonobo behavior in captivity.  Savage-Rumbaugh mentions that it’s a rare zoo that houses bonobos.  Why?  Because they are sexually active in ways that very much resemble humans.  For most zoos, this is just too much.

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Have you hugged your lion today?

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Have you hugged your lion today?

Here’s another of those memorable videos making the rounds on Stumbleupon.com.  It’s well worth a viewing or three or five. 

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Rube Goldberg video

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Rube Goldberg video

This video is making the rounds on Stumbleupon.com. If you’re into wacky and clever gadgetry, this will be heavenly for you.

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Awkward record album covers

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Awkward record album covers

Someone had some fun fishing through some old record album covers. Or, at least, I assume these are the covers of actual albums. Good for a chuckle.

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