Tag Archives: 2009

EPA sued to force transparency on pesticide ingredients

EPA sued to force transparency on pesticide ingredients Continue reading

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Barclays bank corporate tax paid for 2009 = 1% of profits

Barclays bank corporate tax paid for 2009 = 1% of profits Continue reading

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Carnivorous sponge and a minnow with fangs lead new species

New species described – headed by fanged minnow and carnivorous sponge. Continue reading

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Korchnoi-Spassky in Elista, 2009: Final score 4-4

Nice to see Spassky playing again! Continue reading

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A chess match only an old fart could love: Korchnoi vs. Spassky

Enjoy them while you can. These are two great players from the modern era. Continue reading

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Satellite eye on Earth, October – 19 pictures

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Why is contemporary chess pure crap? Interesting thoughts by Kasparov.

Is chess dead, or are we just making it irrelevant by the way we handle modern competition? Continue reading

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Global ocean surface temperature warmest on record for June

The whole family tracks weather. I’m surrounded by pilots! Continue reading

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Bargainhunter? Start planning Christmas 2009 now!

Who’s guilty of starting January White Sales, anyway? Continue reading

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2009 EPA fuel economy: the Ten Best

The list begins and ends with Toyota The EPA website for the environmentally cleanest and best fuel efficient car and truck models is at Green Vehicle Guide. The best of the best, according to the EPA, is (miles per gallon … Continue reading

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