Thursday, 13 May 2010

Clickthrough Hijacking

Clickthrough Hijacking - A Pernicious Internet Practice (Alchemipedia)
* "refers to obtaining search result clickthroughs derived from copying portions of a legitimate webpage or blog."

Search Result Clickthrough Hijacking A Real Problem
* "Some websites are simply being set up to hijack search result clickthroughs from other legitimate websites or blogs. The technique appears to be mostly occurring through the copying of sitemap feeds from legitimate websites & blogs. It is undoubtedly being used by some unscrupulous SEO sites."

Spamdexing

Spamdexing (Wikipedia)
* "Spamdexing (also known as search spam, search engine spam or web spam)[1] involves a number of methods, such as repeating unrelated phrases, to manipulate the relevancy or prominence of resources indexed by a search engine, in a manner inconsistent with the purpose of the indexing system."

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Clickthrough Hijacking

School Performance

Excellent school performance at age 16 and risk of adult bipolar disorder: national cohort study
* James H. MacCabe, Mats P. Lambe, Sven Cnattingius, Pak C. Sham, Anthony S. David, Abraham Reichenberg, Robin M. Murray and Christina M. Hultman
* The British Journal of Psychiatry (2010) 196, 109–115. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.108.060368
* " findings provide support for the hypothesis that exceptional intellectual ability is associated with bipolar disorder."

Bipolar Disorder

Excellent school performance at age 16 and risk of adult bipolar disorder: national cohort study
* James H. MacCabe, Mats P. Lambe, Sven Cnattingius, Pak C. Sham, Anthony S. David, Abraham Reichenberg, Robin M. Murray and Christina M. Hultman
* The British Journal of Psychiatry (2010) 196, 109–115. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.108.060368
* " findings provide support for the hypothesis that exceptional intellectual ability is associated with bipolar disorder."

Facebook

Facebook Infographic (Mashable)

DocumentaryHeaven

DocumentaryHeaven Site
* "Documentary Heaven was set up early July 2009 to provide the public with a vast collection of documentaries spanning across every genre out there."

Maya

Laser Beams Penetrating Thick Canopy Detect Thousands of New Structures, Show Maya Adept at 'Building Green' (ScienceDaily, 12 May 2010)
* "A flyover of Belize's thick jungles has revolutionized archaeology worldwide and vividly illustrated the complex urban centers developed by one of the most-studied ancient civilizations -- the Maya."

Social Communication

Mirror Neuron System Functions Normally in Individuals With Autism (ScienceDaily, 12 May 2010)
* "A team of neuroscientists has found that the mirror neuron system, which is thought to play a central role in social communications, responds normally in individuals with autism. Their findings, reported in the journal Neuron, counter theories suggesting that a mirror system dysfunction causes the social difficulties exhibited by individuals with autism."

Autism

Mirror Neuron System Functions Normally in Individuals With Autism (ScienceDaily, 12 May 2010)
* "A team of neuroscientists has found that the mirror neuron system, which is thought to play a central role in social communications, responds normally in individuals with autism. Their findings, reported in the journal Neuron, counter theories suggesting that a mirror system dysfunction causes the social difficulties exhibited by individuals with autism."

Mirror Neuron

Mirror Neuron System Functions Normally in Individuals With Autism (ScienceDaily, 12 May 2010)
* "A team of neuroscientists has found that the mirror neuron system, which is thought to play a central role in social communications, responds normally in individuals with autism. Their findings, reported in the journal Neuron, counter theories suggesting that a mirror system dysfunction causes the social difficulties exhibited by individuals with autism."

Archaeopteryx

X-Rays Reveal Chemical Link Between Birds and Dinosaurs (ScienceDaily, 11 May 2010)
* "Researchers have found that a 150 million year old "dinobird" fossil, long thought to contain nothing but fossilized bone and rock, has been hiding remnants of the animal's original chemistry. Using the bright X-ray beam of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, located at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, an international team of paleontologists, geochemists and physicists has revealed this transformative glimpse into one of the most important fossils ever discovered: the Archaeopteryx, a half-dinosaur/half-bird species."

David Willetts

New UK science minister: 'two brains' Willetts (New Scientist Blog, 13 May 2010)
* "David Willetts has been named minister for universities and science by the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government."

BlackBerry Tablet

BlackBerry Tablet to Launch This Year [REPORT] (Mashable, 13 May 2010)
* "Research in Motion is set to enter the tablet computing market with plans to unveil a 8.9-inch BlackBerry device later this year."

Exclusive BlackBerry tablet information
* "We have confirmed with multiple sources that the 8.9″ BlackBerry tablet will be strictly a “companion” device."

Giant Oarfish

Giant Oarfish, 'King Of Herrings,' Surfaces In Sweden For First Time Since 19th Century (VIDEO) (Huffington Post)
* "A maritime expert says a 12-foot (3.65-meter) Giant Oarfish - the world's largest bony fish - has been found in Swedish waters for the first time in 130 years."

Autopsy

History of Medicine: Unwitting martyr (Wellcome Trust)
* "Professor of Forensic Medicine at Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Dr Kolletschka died in 1847 after pricking his finger with a knife during an autopsy. With the advent of antibiotics still 100 years away, death was then a commonplace complication of seemingly insignificant wounds."
* "What was remarkable about Dr Kolletschka’s misfortune was its inspiration to a young Hungarian doctor at the hospital – Dr Ignaz Semmelweis. Reading Kolletschka’s post mortem report, Semmelweis was struck by the similarity between his symptoms and those of women dying at an alarming rate of puerperal fever (a form of septicaemia) at the hospital."
* Penny Bailey, Writer, Wellcome Trust.

Puerperal Fever

History of Medicine: Unwitting martyr (Wellcome Trust)
* "Professor of Forensic Medicine at Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Dr Kolletschka died in 1847 after pricking his finger with a knife during an autopsy. With the advent of antibiotics still 100 years away, death was then a commonplace complication of seemingly insignificant wounds."
* "What was remarkable about Dr Kolletschka’s misfortune was its inspiration to a young Hungarian doctor at the hospital – Dr Ignaz Semmelweis. Reading Kolletschka’s post mortem report, Semmelweis was struck by the similarity between his symptoms and those of women dying at an alarming rate of puerperal fever (a form of septicaemia) at the hospital."
* Penny Bailey, Writer, Wellcome Trust.

Semmelweis

History of Medicine: Unwitting martyr (Wellcome Trust)
* "Professor of Forensic Medicine at Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Dr Kolletschka died in 1847 after pricking his finger with a knife during an autopsy. With the advent of antibiotics still 100 years away, death was then a commonplace complication of seemingly insignificant wounds."
* "What was remarkable about Dr Kolletschka’s misfortune was its inspiration to a young Hungarian doctor at the hospital – Dr Ignaz Semmelweis. Reading Kolletschka’s post mortem report, Semmelweis was struck by the similarity between his symptoms and those of women dying at an alarming rate of puerperal fever (a form of septicaemia) at the hospital."
* Penny Bailey, Writer, Wellcome Trust.

Dr Ignaz Semmelweis

History of Medicine: Unwitting martyr (Wellcome Trust)
* "Professor of Forensic Medicine at Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Dr Kolletschka died in 1847 after pricking his finger with a knife during an autopsy. With the advent of antibiotics still 100 years away, death was then a commonplace complication of seemingly insignificant wounds."
* "What was remarkable about Dr Kolletschka’s misfortune was its inspiration to a young Hungarian doctor at the hospital – Dr Ignaz Semmelweis. Reading Kolletschka’s post mortem report, Semmelweis was struck by the similarity between his symptoms and those of women dying at an alarming rate of puerperal fever (a form of septicaemia) at the hospital."
* Penny Bailey, Writer, Wellcome Trust.

Vienna General Hospital

History of Medicine: Unwitting martyr (Wellcome Trust)
* "Professor of Forensic Medicine at Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Dr Kolletschka died in 1847 after pricking his finger with a knife during an autopsy. With the advent of antibiotics still 100 years away, death was then a commonplace complication of seemingly insignificant wounds."
* "What was remarkable about Dr Kolletschka’s misfortune was its inspiration to a young Hungarian doctor at the hospital – Dr Ignaz Semmelweis. Reading Kolletschka’s post mortem report, Semmelweis was struck by the similarity between his symptoms and those of women dying at an alarming rate of puerperal fever (a form of septicaemia) at the hospital."
* Penny Bailey, Writer, Wellcome Trust.

Septicaemia

History of Medicine: Unwitting martyr (Wellcome Trust)
* "Professor of Forensic Medicine at Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Dr Kolletschka died in 1847 after pricking his finger with a knife during an autopsy. With the advent of antibiotics still 100 years away, death was then a commonplace complication of seemingly insignificant wounds."
* "What was remarkable about Dr Kolletschka’s misfortune was its inspiration to a young Hungarian doctor at the hospital – Dr Ignaz Semmelweis. Reading Kolletschka’s post mortem report, Semmelweis was struck by the similarity between his symptoms and those of women dying at an alarming rate of puerperal fever (a form of septicaemia) at the hospital."
* Penny Bailey, Writer, Wellcome Trust.

Dr Jakob Kolletschka

History of Medicine: Unwitting martyr (Wellcome Trust)
* "Professor of Forensic Medicine at Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Dr Kolletschka died in 1847 after pricking his finger with a knife during an autopsy. With the advent of antibiotics still 100 years away, death was then a commonplace complication of seemingly insignificant wounds."
* "What was remarkable about Dr Kolletschka’s misfortune was its inspiration to a young Hungarian doctor at the hospital – Dr Ignaz Semmelweis. Reading Kolletschka’s post mortem report, Semmelweis was struck by the similarity between his symptoms and those of women dying at an alarming rate of puerperal fever (a form of septicaemia) at the hospital."
* Penny Bailey, Writer, Wellcome Trust.

Runaway Star

NASA Runaway Star Image
* "This image of the 30 Doradus nebula, a rambunctious stellar nursery, and the enlarged inset photo show a heavyweight star that may have been kicked out of its home by a pair of heftier siblings. In the inset image at right, an arrow points to the stellar runaway and a dashed arrow to its presumed direction of motion. The image was taken by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope."

Horse Boy

The Horse Boy (PBS)
* "When their son is diagnosed with autism, one Texas couple seeks the best medical treatment. Nothing works — until they discover their son’s connection to horses, and take a spiritual journey to Mongolia on an epic quest for healing."


THE HORSE BOY trailer (YouTube)
* "How far would you travel to heal someone you love? An intensely personal yet epic spiritual journey, The Horse Boy follows one Texas couple and their autistic son as they trek on horseback through Outer Mongolia in a desperate attempt to treat his condition with shamanic healing."

The Horse Boy (Wikipedia)
* "The Horse Boy is the title of an autobiographical book and a documentary feature film that follow the quest of Rupert Isaacson and his wife to find healing for their autistic son Rowan."