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Chavez Insists Bolivar Murdered After Probe Rules Out Foul Play

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that he’s still convinced South American liberator Simon Bolivar was murdered in 1830 even though an investigation he commissioned has come up with no evidence of foul play. “They killed Simon Bolivar,” Chavez said in a telephone call broadcast by state television. “They murdered him and, even though I don’t… Seguir Leyendo Chavez Insists Bolivar Murdered After Probe Rules Out Foul Play

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Speaking 2 languages may delay getting Alzheimer’s

Never learned to habla or parlez? While the new research focuses mostly on the truly long-term bilingual, scientists say even people who tackle a new language later in life stand to gain. The more proficient you become, the better, but “every little bit helps,” said Ellen Bialystok, a psychology professor at York University in Toronto.… Seguir Leyendo Speaking 2 languages may delay getting Alzheimer’s

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Summing up 2007 means seeking out the ‘new black’ and other new cliches

Summing up 2007 means seeking out the new black and other new clichesDrake Bennett, Boston Globe Wednesday, January 2, 2008 Printable VersionEmail This Article del.icio.us Digg Technorati Reddit Slashdot Fark Newsvine Google Bookmarks (0) Georgia (default) Verdana Times New Roman Arial Early last month, medical researchers at Spains University of Granada called a press conference… Seguir Leyendo Summing up 2007 means seeking out the ‘new black’ and other new cliches

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New S.F. Botanical Garden director named

New S.F. Botanical Garden director namedRon Sullivan, Joe Eaton Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Printable Version Email This Article More H&G Articles The San Francisco Botanical Garden and the Conservatory of Flowers have named a new joint director: John Peterson, who most recently headed the new Turtle Bay Exploration Park in Redding. Before that, he had… Seguir Leyendo New S.F. Botanical Garden director named