Thursday, April 09, 2009

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76M Americans poisoned by food each year

Thu, 09 Apr 2009 15:28:21 -0700
The CDC estimates that each year 76 million Americans get food poisoning, more than 300,000 are sick enough to be hospitalized and 5,000 die. More than 200 known diseases are transmitted through food . The causes of foodborne illness include viruses, bacteria, parasites, toxins, metals, and prions, and the symptoms of foodborne illness range from mild gastroenteritis to life-threatening neurologic, hepatic, and renal syndromes. Some proportion of foodborne illness is caused by pathogens or


Thu, 09 Apr 2009 15:33:36 -0700
BROADCAST/CABLE With baseball season officially underway, HBO announced a renewal of its baseball-themed comedy series Eastbound & Down for a second season. The Danny McBride-headlining series, about a former MLB star pitcher returning to his home town to teach P.E., will begin production later in 2009 with new episodes scheduled to hit HBO’s lineup next year. ( Cynopsis 4/9) FOX is playing off the uncertain economic t

Tweeting cat door alerts the media

Thu, 09 Apr 2009 14:02:31 -0700
This spring, birds aren’t the only critters tweeting. Two lucky cats named Gus and Penny, whose owner clearly has way too much available time, are using Twitter to alert the media of their daily activities . Forget the Wizard hiding behind his curtain: These cats can open a door merely by standing in front of it. What power! What grandiose plans for fame and fortune! The Tweeting Cat Door is a hilariously ingenious do-it-yourself contraption. I’m not sure if the cat-adoring owner is a geek,