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NYPL Gets Its Green On

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The New York Public Library announced today that it has switched 5,300 light bulbs in its Humanities and Social Sciences Library on 42nd Street to energy-saving compact fluorescent bulbs, a move that will save the library money while also reducing its carbon footprint by 1.5 million pounds annually. "Today we are thrilled to begin a [&hellip
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West Coast Gross: Chelada Style Beer

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

With all the culinary delights Las Vegas had to offer me on my just completed honeymoon, perhaps nothing will stay with me longer than the oddity pictured to the left. You’re reading that right: in west coast markets, Budweiser sells its "chelada style" concoction of its own beer and Clamato, the often-dissed mixture of tomato [&hellip
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Clark Goes For Clinton

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Retired General Wesley Clark, himself a presidential candidate in 2004, has announced his endorsement of Senator Hillary Clinton in 2008. “The world has reached a critical point, and we need a leader in the White House with the courage, intelligence and humility to navigate through many troubling challenges to our security at home and abroad. [&hellip
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Video: Real 9/11 Truth Protest

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Here’s a little something sure to enrage the conspiracy theorists out there: This is Mary Katherine Ham’s coverage of Karol Sheinin’s "real 9/11 truth" protest from Tuesday, a protest that (gasp!) told the real, accepted truth about the terrorist attacks in the face of rampant truther wingnuttery. More here. For more New York political coverage [&hellip
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