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Scientific Journal to Authors: Publish in Wikipedia or Perish – ReadWriteWeb.

RNA Biology has a new requirement to authors who are accepted in their journal. Everyone must write a short article for Wikipedia that summarizes the findings of the article! The Wikipedia articles are also going to be reviewed by the journal. And also, after you publish the article on Wikipedia, anyone can edit it! It’s really an interesting idea, but I’m not sure whether Wikipedia is going to be able to handle hundreds of articles about RNA biology. Is it going to work out? That’s what remains to be seen.

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Parents ‘Keeping in Touch Online’

Nearly a quarter use [social networking] sites as their main method of communication, while 35 percent use email primarily.

via Parents ‘Keeping in Touch Online’.

What did parents do before telephones? The world must have been a lonely place 100 years ago. If your kids moved out of town, you wouldn’t have been able to keep in touch with them except through letter writing. Nowadays, many parents are staying in touch with their kids through social networking sites. My mom can chat with me on IM. And email’s a good way to keep in touch, too..

Lack of Internet ‘Costing Families £70 a Month’.

It might seem like being online takes a lot of time away from doing actual work. But in fact, if you’re not online, you’re losing money. Those families that don’t have the internet are losing money, simply because they don’t get informed about where things are cheapest.

Three-in-Four Americans Glad Bush is Leaving: Angus Reid Global Monitor.

Americans aren’t going to miss him when he’s gone. In a study conducted for CNN, Americans were asked:

Which comes closer to your view of George W. Bush as he prepares to leave the White House?

I’m glad he is leaving 75%

I’ll miss him 22%

Not sure 3%