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July 11th, 2011 by in Images, Links

Top 10 Real World Easter Eggs and Cheat Codes – [LifeHacker]

6 Lies About the Human Body You Learned in Kindergarten – [Cracked]

U.S. Decrees That Marijuana Has No Accepted Medical Use[LA Times]

Marijuana has been approved by California, many other states and the nation’s capital to treat a range of illnesses, but in a decision announced Friday the federal government ruled that it has no accepted medical use and should remain classified as a highly dangerous drug like heroin.

The decision comes almost nine years after medical marijuana supporters asked the government to reclassify cannabis to take into account a growing body of worldwide research that shows its effectiveness in treating certain diseases, such as glaucoma and multiple sclerosis.

Scientists Find First Superbug Strain Of Gonorrhea[Reuters]

Scientists have found a “superbug” strain of gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global public health threat.

The new strain of the sexually transmitted disease — called H041 — cannot be killed by any currently recommended treatments for gonorrhea, leaving doctors with no other option than to try medicines so far untested against the disease.

South Sudan: The Newest Country In The World (Photos) – [In Focus]

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