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  • Sharp drop in U.S. circumcisions

    Sharp drop in U.S. circumcisions
    Despite a worldwide campaign for circumcision to slow the spread of AIDS, the rate of circumcision among U.S. baby boys appears to be declining. A little-noted presentation by a federal health researcher last month at the International AIDS Conference in...
  • Amazon.com launches Kindle textbook rentals with up to 80% off

     
    Amazon Kindle textbook rental rReader: Amazon.com launched Kindle textbook rentals, promising "tens of thousands of textbooks" at discounts of as much as 80% less than purchase price on Monday. Students can rent a textbook for as little as 30 or up to 360...
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • Wednesday book news: Bezos, the Elsevier boycott and more

     
    Wednesday's book news includes backlash over Elsevier's journals, and anti-evolution voice app Iris that has financial ties to Jeff Bezos...
  • Variety up for sale

     
    Variety, Hollywood's oldest and most iconic entertainment industry trade publication, has been put up for sale....
  • Cooking by the book: Irish cookbooks for your St. Patrick’s Day menu planning

     
    Here a few cookbooks that nicely showcase Irish cuisine: The Country Cooking of Ireland by Colman Andrews (Chronicle Books) Known for its scenic landscape rather than its gastronomic prowess, Ireland has never been considered a major force on the world'...
  • Creature comforts

    Creature comforts
    Whether fluffy, furry or feathered, pet lovers don't discriminate. They all have a soft spot for their pets. Here are some suggestions for pet lovers of all ages that are fun, clever and practical. They will love you unconditionally for it. Pet...
  • Stick with contract and skip declawing your cat

    Celebrating the fact that June is American Humane Association Adopt a Cat Month, this column is devoted to your cat questions. Q: I don't believe in declawing. My husband wants me to declaw a kitten we recently adopted from a shelter. For starters, the...
  • Treating Teen Acne

    Treating Teen Acne
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know; Dinner Omelet, Best Bronzing Products, Back To School : Kindle Rental...

    5 Things It's Good To Know; Dinner Omelet, Best Bronzing Products, Back To School : Kindle Rental...
    1. Omelet for supper a quick, filling treat An omelet for supper is a perfect end-of-week meal when the refrigerator is bare. All you need are a few eggs and some leftovers. And though puffy French omelets are impressive, and those incredible...
  • Tax the Rich: Working Families Party Targets Corporate Welfare

    Tax the Rich:  Working Families Party Targets Corporate Welfare
    Last Saturday, for the first time in years, the New Canaan police had to pull up the statute on holding a public picket. That's because two busloads of protesters descended upon General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt's mansion off Ponus Ridge Road. The...