Shuttle Endeavour arrives at space station for final visit -- Washington Post
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Check out these tongue in cheek dog food ads for Butch White Label out of New Zealand.
How Raising The Retirement Age Screws the Poor -- Kevin Drum / Mother Jones
I've never been a fan of raising the Social Security retirement age. It's a blunt instrument mainly favored by journalists and policymakers who don't plan to retire at age 65 anyway and figure that asking people to work a little bit longer than they used to is no big deal. But people who don't have white collar jobs quite plainly don't feel the same way about it, as the skyrocketing number of people who retire early at age 62 demonstrates. We've already raised the full retirement age to 67 (this was part of the 1983 Social Security deal put in place by the Greenspan Commission), and I think there are plenty of better ways of bringing Social Security into balance than by raising it yet again.
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On a baby stroller -- "Remove child before folding"
On a brass fishing lure with a three pronged hook on the end -- "Harmful if swallowed"
On a cartridge for a laser printer -- "Do not eat toner"
On a carpenter's electric drill -- "This product not intended for use as a dental drill"
On a thermometer -- "Once used rectally, the thermometer should not be used orally"
On a dishwasher -- "Do not allow children to play in the dishwasher"
Source: Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch
Wednesday, May 11 is the 30th anniversary of legend Bob Marley's untimely death. In this 2006 article, Field Maloney explored the musician's commercial afterlife.
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The 10 Most Depressing States in the U.S. -- Health.com
Depression is unusually common in some states, whether due to economic troubles, lack of access to health care, or other factors. We identified the 10 states with the poorest mental health.
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Overall you have an almost 1 in 5 chance of living in a poor mental health state. Good luck