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Women to Pass Men in the Job Force
With the recession on the brink of becoming the longest in the postwar era, a milestone may be at hand: Women are poised to surpass men on the nation’s payrolls, taking the majority for the first time in American history.

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Evolution at Wikipedia
Here’s an interesting little graphic that shows how the Wikipedia entry for Evolution has been changed over the years.


The Kindle 2
Amazon is set to unveil the next generation of its Kindle e-reader device. It looks like they’ve improved what needed to be improved. PC World has an early look at it.


50 De-Stimulating Facts
Nation Review offers 50 of the most outrageous items in the stimulus package set to make its way through the Senate this week. A few examples: $650 million for digital-TV coupons; $600 million for NOAA (carve-out for “climate modeling”); $600 million to convert the federal auto fleet to hybrids; $2.4 billion for carbon-capture demonstration projects.


Cell Phones and the Gospel
Russell Moore gives some good thoughts on cell phone usage among young people. “Text-messaging is easy, and can easily break the boredom of a classroom or a family dinner, and it can put one in touch with people one’s parents never know one is “talking” to. That’s easily enough remedied by Christ-following parents, but I wonder if the cellphone isn’t being used as just one more opportunity to preach a misleading gospel to our kids.”


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