Thu August 9, 2012

eTown: City and Colour & Birds of Chicago Cover Cowgirl In The Sand

This is an incredible performance of Neil Young's "Cowgirl In The Sand," and that says a lot, since I saw Neil Young himself at Red Rocks Monday. Tune in for eTown Saturday featuring City and Colour & Birds of Chicago.

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Thu August 9, 2012


Thu August 9, 2012

The President And Women’s Health [VIDEO Of Full Remarks]

Screencap from the President's campaign speech at the Auraria campus in Denver from August 8th.

President Barack Obama kicked off a four stop tour of Colorado yesterday at the Auraria campus in downtown Denver. During a roughly 20 minute speech the president focused more on women’s health issues than the economy.

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Wed August 8, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Internet's Cat Obsession Justifies Itself In Cancer Ward

Originally published on Thu August 9, 2012 9:06 am

Maga Barzallo Sockemtickem, 16, received a bone-marrow transplant at Seattle Children's Hospital in 2011 for leukemia and returned in July 2012 for follow-up treatment. On July 25, an artist at the hospital set up a cat photo installation in her room.
Courtesy of Seattle Children's Hospital

We're not sure it's ever been studied, but we're willing to bet that the glut of cute animal photos on the Internet is a testament to their soothing effect on the human mind.

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Wed August 8, 2012