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Consumer Report: Verizon FiOS sometimes not ACTUALLY Fiber?

...I do some Googling around and confirm that in some multi dwelling units they run fiber to the building but not to the apartments. They use VDSL and the existing phonelines to get the data connection to the unit. I ask the installer why not use the existing coax. Especially since they had to run it anyway and it is spec’ed appropriately. He didn’t know.

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What you already knew: college is a bad investment

You are told that to make it in life, you must go to college. You work hard to get there. You or your parents drain savings or take out huge loans to pay for it all.

And you end up learning ... not much.

A study of more than 2,300 undergraduates found 45 percent of students show no significant improvement in the key measures of critical thinking, complex reasoning and writing by the end of their sophomore years....

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DEA Bans 5 known substances used in the manfacture of Legal Highs.

The United States Drug Enforcement Agency has issued an emegergency ban on 5 chemicals used in Marijuana substitutes.
(JWH-018, JWH-073, JWH-200, CP-47,497, and cannabicyclohexanol)

The ban will take affect 30 days from 11-24-2010. The ban will last at minimum 1 year with a possible 6 month extension.

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The truth about "fluoride"

An overview of the poisons known collectively as "sodium fluoride," which is added to the water supplies of most major population centers. Based on the government's own Material Safety Data Sheet, to which a link is provided.

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George's Famous Baklava: civil disobedience never tasted so good!

Who doesn't love baklava? That decadent Mediterranean morsel historically beloved by Byzantine and Ottoman alike. Made with paper-thin leaves of fillo dough, hearty walnuts, and golden honey, now this succulent homemade treat is available on the internet for home delivery.

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Prepare for what may the largest food recall in North American history

Salmonella contamination at a Nevada food-flavoring plant may trigger the recall of as many as 10,000 products, according to a Consumers Union scientist.

PepsiCo Inc. joined Procter & Gamble Co., Nestle SA and McCormick & Co. yesterday in recalling food containing hydrolyzed vegetable protein, or HVP.

To date, there are no known illnesses associated with the contaminated HVP, which is sometimes referred to as a “natural flavor” on ingredient labels

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