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Kilogram

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I'm glad to hear they're finally redefining the meter to be exactly three feet.
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Covarr
12 hours ago
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I won't be satisfied until we get a standard definition of a pixel relative to inches.
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I'm glad to hear they're finally redefining the meter to be exactly three feet.
crazyscottie
19 hours ago
A very reliable source also tells me the liter will be redefined as exactly .5 gallons. Trust me, everything you read on the internet is true.
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I'm glad to hear they're finally redefining the meter to be exactly three feet.

The Bishops In Their Labyrinth

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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops met in Baltimore this week hoping to address the sex abuse crisis. Instead, they made things worse.



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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Express

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ChrisDL
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as an aside that is the definitive way of proving the pythagoras theorem, there are many others but this one is the correct one.
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Information

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Breast cancer and morning people: What’s the link?

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If you consider 10:50 a reasonable time to wake up, it may or may not say something about your breast-cancer risk.

Enlarge / If you consider 10:50 a reasonable time to wake up, it may or may not say something about your breast-cancer risk. (credit: Henrique Simplicio / Flickr)

A paper presented at the National Cancer Research Institute this week has made for some flashy headlines, like this confident declaration from India’s Economic Times: “Ladies, check your alarm: Waking up early may cut breast-cancer risk.” But most headlines have been appropriately measured and wordy, like The Independent’s “Women who prefer to wake up early have lower risk of breast cancer than night owls.”

In amidst the largely cautious coverage is a truckload of confusion over the details. Some reports frame the paper’s findings as being about preference (preferring to wake up early or stay up late) while others frame them as being about behavior (actually waking up earlier, regardless of preference). Some hold questions of cause and effect at arm’s length, while others dive right in with claims about sleep habits causing cancer.

And what’s the data that was used by the National Cancer Research Institute? Health News Review, in its critique of media coverage of the research, reports that researchers examined “self-reported responses” about being a morning person, but genetic data came into the mix, too.

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How Our Classical School Responded To The Left’s Takeover Of Debate

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There’s wildly anti-conservative bias in high school debate leagues. So we built our own more objective competition that can better serve students.



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