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May 31, 2011


1. QUOTE: Cell Phones Possibly Carcinogenic http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news43
“What microwave radiation does in most simplistic terms is similar to what happens to food in microwaves, essentially cooking the brain.” â€" DR. KEITH BLACK, chairman of neurology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, as the World Health Organization says cell phones are possibly carcinogenic (via CNN)

2. QUOTE: Cell Phones Possibly Carcinogenic http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news44
Monday night, Sports Illustrated ran a story on its website detailing its own investigation of Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel and adding scope to the Ohio State football scandal. The investigation indicates that Tressel, who resigned Monday amid an NCAA-violation scandal involving several of his players trading memorabilia for money or discounted tattoos, was [...]

3. After 100-Hour Rescue Mission, Dog Freed from Boulder in Australia http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news45
How far would you go to save the life of your pet? It was a question that dog lover Steve Porter faced after his beloved Jack Russell Terrier got trapped under 45 tons of rock 12 feet below. The four-year-old dog named Jessie chased a feral cat between two boulders during a rabbit-hunting expedition with [...]

4. Criss-Crossing Canada: Mapping Will and Kate's North American Tour http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news46
The royal couple will spend a majority of their trip visiting the former British colony. In what's sure to be a whirlwind journey for the royal couple, more than 80% of their visit will be spent in America's neighbor to the north. William and Catherine will begin in the Canadian capital on June 30, after [...]

5. How Much Does a 'Free' Rewards Flight Really Cost? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news47
U.S. air travelers take notice: things aren't as bad as they are across the pond. A recent British Airways promotion awarded holders of the airline's Visa card 100,000 frequent flier miles (equivalent to two round trip tickets from London to New York) after $2,000 worth of purchases. But not before adding taxes, fees and a [...]

6. Playboy Bunny Costume Gets High-Fashion Makeover http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news48
Hugh Hefner's cocktail waitresses are getting a new look, courtesy of Marchesa. (via Vogue UK) The high-end fashion label, designed by Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, remade the iconic Playboy Bunny outfit ahead of the opening of a new club in London on June 4. The new uniform is all black, as opposed to having [...]

7. Rep. Anthony Weiner Says Twitter Photo Was a 'Prank' http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news49
“This was a prank. We are loath to treat it as more, but we are relying on professional advice.” â€" DAVE ARNOLD, spokesman for Rep. Anthony Weiner, after a sexually charged photo was posted to the congressman's Twitter account; Weiner says his account was hacked and is seeking legal advice (via Swampland)

8. The Greatest Cleanup on Earth: Circus Elephants Help Out in Joplin http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news50
Because they could no longer perform as scheduled, a circus brought their trained elephants to help clean up Joplin, Mo. after last week's tornado. "We were scheduled to play here," one circus employee told CBS. "The arena we were playing in is now the hospital." Instead of traveling to their next destination, the Piccadilly Circus [...]

9. Reading While Eating for May 31: Gadgets and Gizmos http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news51
Unleash your inner techie with today's links. A New Kind of Recycling: See how exhaust can be used to increase fuel efficiency. (Discovery News) An Expensive Snooze: The alarm clock for people with too much money and not enough self-discipline. (Mashable) You Don't Say: A British website that asks users to rank members of Parliament [...]

10. Save the Frogs: California High School Bans Dissections http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN5VeABASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTVm/news52
Kids, step away from the scalpels. In a win for animal rights activists, foregoing the formaldehyde-laced high school rite of passage, Rancho Verde High School in Moreno Valley, California will swap real frogs for their virtual counterparts. In exchange for a minimum five-year commitment, the school will receive free software courtesy of animal-rights groups who [...]


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