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And Party Boys Rejoice

From Wired.com: In what sounds like a dream for millions of tired coffee drinkers, Darpa-funded scientists might have found a drug that will eliminate sleepiness. A nasal spray containing a naturally occurring brain hormone called orexin A reversed the effects of sleep deprivation in monkeys, allowing them to perform like well-rested monkeys on cognitive tests. The discovery’s first application will ...

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Special Saintly NYE Swag

Courtesy of the Saint-At-Large, I’ve got two tickets to give away for their New Year’s Eve party and go-go extravamanza in Times Square. Join The Saint At Large, gaydom’s premier dance party for over 28 years, as it delivers the euphoric rush of the beginnings of a new year in Times Square right into the heart of a gay dance ...

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The Ghost Of Racism Past
(And Probably, Present)

A Ron Paul golden oldie is making the rounds on progressive blogs again. From his 1992 newsletter, the Ron Paul Survival Report: Indeed, it is shocking to consider the uniformity of opinion among blacks in this country. Opinion polls consistently show that only about 5% of blacks have sensible political opinions, i.e. support the free market, individual liberty, and the ...

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Castro To Get ’70s Makeover
For Harvey Milk Biopic

This is totally worth a trip to San Francisco. From Matthew S. Bajko in the Bay Area Reporter: The Castro is set to receive a makeover next month – Hollywood style – as the creative team behind the biopic on the life of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to office in the U.S., recasts the gay neighborhood ...

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Broadway Friday

Michael Kidd, the legendary and award-winning choreographer of Broadway shows such as Guys and Dolls and Finian’s Rainbow and movie classics such as The Band Wagon and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers died on Sunday at age 92. Kidd won five Tony Awards over his career and a 1997 Honorary Oscar “in recognition of his services to the art of ...

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Billboard Year-end Charts

From Billboard’s year-end charts: Top Singles 1 IRREPLACEABLE Beyonce 2 UMBRELLA Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z 3 THE SWEET ESCAPE Gwen Stefani Featuring Akon 4 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY Fergie5 BUY U A DRANK T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc 6 BEFORE HE CHEATS Carrie Underwood 7 HEY THERE DELILAH Plain White T’s 8 I WANNA LOVE YOU Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg 9 SAY ...

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Darwin Award Nominee?

I wonder if the guy who was killed by a tiger at the SF Zoo is eligible for this year’s Darwin Awards? He was 17, so minors probably don’t qualify. SAN FRANCISCO, California (CNN) — The father of a teen who was killed by a tiger at the San Francisco Zoo questioned the facility’s safety on Thursday, as police reportedly ...

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Benazir Bhutto Assassinated

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in a suicide attack today. RAWALPINDI, Pakistan – Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was killed Thursday in a suicide attack as she drove away from a campaign rally just minutes after addressing thousands of supporters, aides said. The attacker shortly after Bhutto addressed the rally in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. There ...

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