Monday, February 11, 2013

Show notes 02/10/2013

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 02/10/13

Adolf Hitler Progessive pioneer: Part Two
In the interest of fairness and as a debt to history, I think it’s important that we take a minute to give due credit to one of the greatest progressives in history, someone who undoubtedly should be an inspiration and influence to all progressives – former German leader Adolf Hitler, who against strong odds rose to power and fundamentally changed Germany and for a while, the world.

Interview with Logan Beam; representative from the clothing company “All American Clothing”

Tai Chi may reduce falls in stroke survivors
An ancient form of gentle movement may offer help for a modern-day concern: A new study suggests that tai chi can reduce the number of falls in adults who have survived a stroke.

Egyptians turn to black market for hard currency
A run on Egypt's pound has left foreign currency in short supply and driven some dealers into the streets in search of people with U.S. dollars to sell, spawning a new black market.

Gallup: Oil Boom Fuels North Dakota to Highest Payroll-to-Population Rate in U.S.
North Dakota had the highest payroll-to-population rate (P2P) and the lowest underemployment rate in 2012, thanks mostly to the state’s booming oil & gas industry.

Mold? Leaky Roof? Obama Administration Says All Americans Must Have 'Healthy Housing'
Under the broad banner of "health," the federal government not only is telling Americans what to eat, it's also telling us to make our homes safer.

That's the Spot: Massage Neurons Found
Scientists have discovered neurons in mice that fire in response to gentle, stroking touch.The neurons, described in the Jan. 31 issue of the journal Nature, may explain why animals, from rats to cats to humans, enjoy grooming each other and being stroked.