Monday, November 2

Random

ALL Saints Church Brockhampton, near Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire, England, has been replicated on the 21st and 22nd floors of an Osaka, Japan, high rise. The 3/4 size replicate indoor churchbuilding is used for weddings. ~ link

• NEW analysis by researchers from UC Berkeley and a consortium of Korean institutions suggests a correlation between cell phone use and brain tumors. The problem could extend to other areas of the body, too, according to Dr Vini Khurana. ~ link

THE American Heart Association is proposing specific guidelines for sugar intake. "Most women should consume no more than 25 grams (about 6 teaspoons) of added sugars a day; most men, no more than 37.5 grams (about 9 teaspoons). With 4 calories per gram of sugar, that’s no more than 100 calories of added sugars for women, and no more than 150 for men." Bummer. ~ link

I'M still struggling to keep my voice alive. Sometimes it's there -- and sometimes it's not. The culprit seems to be allergies of some sort. I don't feel sick.

I'VE been trying to create an all uke station on Pandora -- but their system isn't discriminating enough. Pandora is wanting to add artists with acoustic or steel slide guitars. I'll continue trying to train the system but I'm not optimistic about getting rid of it all. Still, it's a fun baby sea turtlesmix. ~ Try it

82 endangered sea turtles have hatched and are healthy at the San Diego SeaWorld ~ link

• NO one is surprised. They're pulling the plug on the East Valley Tribune. Sigh. I used to string for them when they were a daily (Mesa Tribune) and I was a university student. They currently have a pretty decent digital presence but haven't been able to translate it into revenue. Last April two Tribune reporters, Ryan Gabrielson and Paul Giblin, were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for local news reporting. ~ link

• "ARIZONA is expected to lose more jobs in 2010, but at a much slower pace than this year..." ~ link

PATTERNS of conversion to and from the Mormon Church ~ link

REVIVAL meeting in the Mormon Tabernacle ~ link
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