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March 7 2008 3:39 PM

Gaining Mutnemom

Friday, March 7, 2008


Kausfiles: The Election Explained by "Mutnemom"
Mickey Kaus presents an oddball theory he thinks may explain the Democratic primaries contests. It's a kind of reverse momentum he calls Mutnemom which is, quite simply, momentum spelled backward. Listen  to the segment.

Medical Examiner: Light May Be Connected to Breast Cancer
Exposure to light during the night seems to make women more prone to breast cancer. New research out of Israel says that it might have something to do with the hormone melatonin. Madeleine Brand talks to Sydney Spiesel about the finding. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: Tripping on 10,000 B.C.
Mark Jordan Legan rounds up what critics are saying about new releases. Up for review are 10,000 B.C., College Road Trip, and The Bank Job. The latter is probably the best bet, unless you are obsessed with dramatic hunter-gatherers. Listen to the segment.


Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

Why Are Lighter-Skinned Latinos and Asians More Likely to Vote Republican?

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And believe it or not, that’s a good thing.

It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

How Ted Cruz and Scott Brown Misunderstand What It Means to Be an American Citizen

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