Friday, October 20, 2006

Speedlinking 10/20/06

Morning picture is a stellar nursery featured in National Geographic:

Let the linkfest commence . . . .

~ Dan John at T-Nation writes on The Best Exercises -- this is a coaches view on exercise selection, nor for the timid.
~ Conjugate Method of periodization -- not basic stuff.
~ Getting Young People To Lose Weight By Stressing "Appearance" Are Missing The Point, Says Researcher, UK.
~ Cause Of Nerve Fiber Damage In Multiple Sclerosis Identified -- this is huge. Based on this, earlier detection might be possible and a cure for this auto-immune disorder might not be out of the question.
~ This isn't the human body, but it is from the IT quadrant: Photo in the News: Colliding Galaxies Ignite Stellar Nurseries.

~ Scientists identify a genetic variation that more than doubles the risk of developing autism. This could be a body issue, but the mind is more complex than a simple genetic trigger.
~ From Paul Salamone: Forgiveness has been a long time coming, but it seems more possible every day.
~ Rob McNamara on Intention & Your Soul's Architechture.
~ Edward Berge, ebuddha, and Andy Smith are having a good discussion over at Open Integal -- States & Stages & Whatnot.
~ Mystery of Existence has been doing some interesting exploration of integral lately -- check it out.
~ The Buddhist Channel reprints an article from a Phoenix (AZ) area paper: Music, art play role in monks' spirituality.
~ Joe Perez at Until linked to an article by Tom Huston, at A Brief History of Evolutionary Spirituality.

~ Can You Tell a Sunni From a Shiite?
~ Bush Approval by State: From a high of 57% in Idaho to a low of 23% in Rhode Island.
~ Always worth reading: Jim Wallis: Evangelicals for Darfur.

~ New Pew review: business strategies for climate change.
~ An interesting post from the Mixing Memory blog: How Does Income Affect Voting? It Depends On Where You Are.
~ E.U. launches action plan for reducing energy use .
~ Scientists worry about declining numbers of honeybees and other pollinators.
~ Energy Bill Is a Boon to Oil Companies: Legislation OK'd by the House would encourage extraction of oil shale in the Rockies by slashing royalties paid to the federal government.

Go forth and link.

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