Stuff I Posted On Tumblr Years Ago

Old Posts Rescued

May 31 2012

Biggest holders of US debt are 1. Social Security Trust Funds ($2.67 trillion) and the U.S. Federal Reserve ($1.659 trillion) 

February 23 2011

Moles can dig 15 feet per hour in good soils

February 22 2011

Radiation emitted after just 50 minutes on a mobile phone increases the activity in brain cells

December 15 2010

Japan’s government agreed Tuesday to continue contributing $2.2 billion a year toward the cost of stationing American troops in the country. Under the agreement with the United States, Japan’s share will remain at the current 188 billion yen ($2.2 billion) through March 2016.

Novermber 19 2010

A Conservative peer has resigned as David Cameron’s enterprise advisor after claiming that most Britons have “never had it so good”

Sometime in 2010 

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Athens, Georgia, have reported for the first time that several species of Aspergillus niger, or black aspergilli, are capable of infecting corn and peanuts as endophytes.

The researchers also showed that, under laboratory conditions, these species produced mycotoxins that can cause Aspergillosis – an infection that gets in via the lungs and compromises various organs, particularly in people with suppressed immune systems, such as those who have had transplants.