How to Participate – The Genographic Project

This is cool. How to Participate – The Genographic Project With a simple and painless cheek swab you can sample your own DNA. You’ll submit the sample through our secure, private, and completely anonymous system, then log on to the project Web site to track your personal results online. This is not a genealogy test […]

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Alarming antitrade action

The Eclectic Econoclast is alarmed by the economic impact of growing US protectionism: Not only has the US refused to abide by WTO decisions that the US is in violation of its trade agreements with its anti-dumping shinanigans, but now the US is imposing protective tariffs against Chinese textiles. This is beginning to border on […]

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Yahoo! offers Creative Commons search

Yahoo is now offering a beta version of a Creative Commons Search that allows search for works which allow commercial use and derivative works. (As they put it, “Find content I can use for commercial purposes” and “Find content I can modify, adapt, or build upon.”) This is certainly going to be very useful for […]

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Google Gulp

Again note the date: Google Gulp At Google our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it useful and accessible to our users. But any piece of information’s usefulness derives, to a depressing degree, from the cognitive ability of the user who’s using it. That’s why we’re pleased to announce Google Gulp (BETA)â„¢ […]

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