Tuesday, December 13, 2005

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Post-Abortion Trauma Seen as Worse than Miscarriages
The lingering distress, sadness and guilt brought on by an induced abortion is worse than that of a miscarriage and decreases much more slowly as times goes on, according to a five-year study of Norwegian women published yesterday.

Narnia Tops US and UK Box Offices
It was number one in 11 more countries as well, grossing 109.1 million in first weekend.

Best Cities for Singles
Forbes has come out with its annual list of best cities for singles. Austin tops the list again, with LA coming in at #7 and NYC at #8. LA has the 3rd largest number of singles, but the cost of living hurt them in the rankings. It's the fourth most expensive city to live in the US.

Leaving Jesus Behind
Jordan Cooper links to Miroslav Volf's article in Christian Century where he points out that both the religous right and left abandon the gospel in advocacy of their politics.

China Becomes Worlds Largest IT Exporter
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development reported on Monday that China has become the world's largest exporter of information and communication technology goods.

World Needs 34 Billion to Immunize Poor Children
The expenditure would considerably bring down the number of deaths among children for which vaccines are available.

TV Writers Must Sell, Sell, Sell
Hollywood is trying to get the ad-skipping TiVo viewers by making writers work product references into scripts. The scribes holler "script invasion" and want more pay if they have to do it. So what's new with prostitution these days?

Sudan: Darfur Children
UNICEF is supporting 46 'child-friendly spaces' in five refugee camps in eastern Chad, where familes have fled the fighting in the neighboring Darfur region of Sudan.

Wal-Mart - The High Cost of Low Price DVD nears 100,000 sales
Peaking at No. 5 on Nielsoen VideoScan's documentary sales chart, in its first months in release. I've been wanting to see this documentary.

Africa Needs Trade Not Aid
African Unchained writes Africa needs trade not aid... "The best thing that America and Europe can do for Africa is not to give it handouts but to reduce trade barriers and buy the products that Africa is capable of producing competitivly.


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