Statistics on Childhood Obesity
A rising concern іn recent years hаѕ bееn the increase іn obesity amоng children and adolescents. Fоr children bеtwееn thе years of 2 and 5 аnd adolescents bеtwеen 12 and 19, thе rate of obesity hаѕ doubled ѕіnсе the 1970s. Fоr children bеtween thе ages of 6 and 11, the rate hаs tripled. Almost onе third оf аll children today arе аt risk for bесоming overweight. Sixteen percent оf thеm аlrеаdy...
mashable: Mashable CEO and Founder Pete Cashmore hosted a discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about SOPA with U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales, Google SVP and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, Scribd Cofounder and CEO Trip Adler. The convo, part of Mashable’s Documented@Davos program at Davos, includes discussion of a new bill, ACTA - the...
U.S. Department of State: Secretary Clinton Chairs... →
statedept: On Tuesday, January 24, 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the first meeting of the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership (ICWBL) at the Department State in Washington, D.C. The meeting will be streamed live at 9:15 a.m. EST on www.state.gov and
soupsoup: Video of the segment where Jon Stewart references this blog regarding #weinergate.
vimeo: The Cull - Short Film by Jonathan Harris By turns beautiful, austere, and heartbreaking, Jonathan Harris’ short film looks at the tense relationship between Paddy, a poor farmer, and his sickly, music-loving son. Desperate to continue the family’s farming tradition, Paddy pushes his son to take on increasingly difficult feats of labor, with devastating consequences.
Tumblr Engineering: Introducing Tumblr's New API →
engineering: Welcome to the Tumblr API, v2! Want to know what’s changed and why? Read on. Just want to dive in? Head on over to the API documentation, sign up for a key, and get hacking! New Features Features on Tumblr evolve rapidly. With the API, we have not attempted to provide complete feature…
M. Wunsch: The Tumblr Gem →
Last night, I released the Tumblr gem, a command line utility and Ruby library for interacting with Tumblr. Here’s what it does: $ tumblr my_post.txt That will publish my_post.txt to Tumblr. Simple. You can also give it a URL: $ tumblr http://mwunsch.github.com/tumblr/tumblr.1.html …
BreakingNews to Curate Local News Tweets →
steverubel: breakingblog: “We’re excited to announce a new feature that allows news organizations to fast-track news tips straight to BreakingNews.com and potentially, @breakingnews on Twitter. Here’s how it works. Once we’ve whitelisted a news organization’s Twitter account, appending @breakingnews or #breakingnews anywhere in a tweet will pop it in front of our editors on this page. If it’s...
Siberian Husky Facts →
All information and facts about the legendary Siberian Husky Sled Dogs.
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