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1/9/11

News roundup (we dare to use words like 'reload' and 'crosshairs' before they're banned on the interwebs by President Palin.)

Death by caffeine. Apparently it'd take about 700 cans of Coca-Cola or 200 shots of espresso to kill me. How 'bout you? Sillyfun interesting site.

Ecuador votes to make organ transplant donations automatic. You're allowed to opt out if you want, but those who don't get to donate organs if their time comes to an end early. IKN applauds this move.

Colour me unsurprised. "Residents of Colombia oil patch complain boom is passing them by" say the L.A Times. "It's like deja vu all over again" says Otto.

How many dead miners in Peru in 2010? Sixty-three dead miners in Peru in 2010.

And a very happy birthday to my sister, who turns older today.