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 The Secret Life of Storage Units
The Secret Life of Storage Units
They may look like static warehouses on the outside but inside, Honolulu's self-storage units are bustling with hidden lives. picked by zircon77777 5 months ago
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 Garbage disposal units banned by city
Garbage disposal units banned by city
Fines for the illegal units could run up to $25,000 per day! All for cleaner water. picked by suebe 4 years ago
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 Secretive U.S. Prison Units Used to House Muslim, Animal Rights and Environmental Activists
Secretive U.S. Prison Units Used to House Muslim, Animal Rights and Environmental Activists
The government is using secretive prison facilities on U.S. soil, called Communication Management Units, to house inmates accused of being tied to “terrorism” groups. picked by Bornbad 3 years ago
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 Indian woman gobbles 51 of world's hottest chillies
Indian woman gobbles 51 of world's hottest chillies
26 year old Anandita Dutta Tamuly of India gobbled 51 of the world's hottest chillies to set a new world's record, in just two minutes, in front of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey who was there as an eyewitness for Guinness. The Bhut Jolokia peppers she ate were designated in 2007 as the world's hottest chili by Guinness, measuring over 1,000,000 units on the Scoville chart (the second hottest peppe... read full post picked by bingo 3 years ago
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 Assessing pain in infants
Assessing pain in infants
New software could help medical staff know when newborn patients are in pain. picked by robfouryqr 5 years ago
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 Nearly 11 Percent of US Houses Empty
Nearly 11 Percent of US Houses Empty
Of the nearly 131 million housing units in this country, 112.5 million are occupied. 74.8 million are owned, and that's only dropped by about 30 thousand in the past year. 38 million are rented, but that's up by over a million year over year. That means more new households are choosing to rent. Now to vacancies. There were 18.4 million vacant homes in the U.S. in Q4 '10 (11 percent of all housing... read full post picked by zircon77777 9 months ago
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 Sony sells 250,000 new PSPs in four days
Sony sells 250,000 new PSPs in four days
Sony Corp sold about 250,000 units of the new version of the PlayStation Portable in Japan in the four days since its launch. picked by punthe 4 years ago
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 Why are There 60 Minutes in an Hour?
Why are There 60 Minutes in an Hour?
To understand the units of time we need to investigate the number systems of ancient civilizations. How did the Sumerians count to 12 on one hand and to 60 on two? What advances did the Babylonians make and how did they use this number system for measurement? And what refinements did the Egyptians make to time measurement to give us the system we still use today? picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 24 Rooms Tucked Into One
24 Rooms Tucked Into One
A tiny Hong Kong apartment is a model of flexible living, featuring sliding wall units and fold-down tables and chairs. It looks like open space, but behind movable walls, this tiny apartment holds surprises. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Swedish policemen hold naked photo party
Swedish policemen hold naked photo party
Nine officers were consigned to desk duty after questions arose over a celebration party turned naked. After completion of training to serve in special tactical units the officers played a game that involved taking photos of their nude bodies while holding police-issued sub-machine guns. picked by equinox 3 years ago
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 Scientology Given Direct Access To eBay Database
Scientology Given Direct Access To eBay Database
The Church of Scientology can delete auctions from eBay with no supervision under the VeRO program, and has used this to delete all resale of the e-meters Scientologists use. This is to stop members from buying used units from ex-members instead of buying from the official (and very expensive) source. Given Scientology's record of fraud and abuse, should eBay give them this level of trust? Will th... read full post picked by extc68 4 years ago
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  Why you shouldn't eat a raw habanero pepper
Why you shouldn't eat a raw habanero pepper
A habanero pepper rates at between 200-300k scoville units which means they are extremely hot. The guys reaction pretty much sums it up. picked by shredtone 4 years ago
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 Family Dragged To Jail
Family Dragged To Jail
20 deputies, two canine units and a police helicopter swarmed the area surrounding the mall's food court, shutting down roads, all to arrest a 52-year-old man, his 50-year-old wife and four other relatives, ages 16 to 20, Thursday evening. The crime? Wearing baggy pants. picked by 2manyusernames 4 years ago
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 Apples caused failed drink-driving test, says Polish MP
Apples caused failed drink-driving test, says Polish MP
Asked why a traffic police check yesterday showed he had 0.7 units of alcohol in his blood, Marek Latas denied having drunk alcohol that day. picked by kakana 3 years ago
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 The Hottest Hot Sauces Known to Man
The Hottest Hot Sauces Known to Man
They have a 16 Million Scoville Unit sauce that is pure capsaicin crystal.

Info on Scoville Units at the following link:
picked by cameron0 4 years ago
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 California might act to jail more drug offenders
California might act to jail more drug offenders
Two weeks after federal judges ordered California to reduce its prison population, an arm of the Schwarzenegger administration is set to vote on increased funding to police anti-drug units, potentially putting even more offenders behind bars. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Genius Design: The House That Moves With You
Genius Design: The House That Moves With You
Tempohousing is a Dutch company using old freight containers-and turning them into student housing. The units can stand on their own or be stacked into "blocks" with centralized electricity. picked by misswinkle 4 years ago
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 Are you paying too much rent?
Are you paying too much rent?
Mashes up with Google Maps to give you a price comparison for your rental relative to those in your area. After filling in your address, monthly rent, and the number of bedrooms and units in your building, Rentometer marks comparable units in your area with plus or minus signs. picked by afeldman 5 years ago
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 PSP Beats Wii Sales For Second Week In Japan
PSP Beats Wii Sales For Second Week In Japan
For the second week running, the PSP has outsold the Wii, with a rise in demand of almost 57,000 units to 218,234. picked by punthe 4 years ago
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 100 X 100
100 X 100
Photographer Michael Wolf has a new exhibit of his photos of the 100 different units in a Hong Kong public housing building. The amazing thing is each "apartment" is 100 square feet in size. picked by gnikgnok 4 years ago
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