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A new study reminds us how we should be extremely careful in interpreting supposed genetic predispositions:
How long a man's second finger is relative to his fourth finger appears to predict whether he is prone to be physically aggressive toward others, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
This second-grade class in Nishiki has only three children. The school will close in 2007. (Photo: Anthony Faiola/Wash. Post)
A baby bust in Japan is emptying schools and threatening Japan's economy. Pediatricians are switching specialties into geriatrics.
Kal Penn ("Kumar") will star in upcoming Superman movie!
Oh, wait: the fine print--he'll play Lex Luthor's genius sidekick.
Ah, South Asians on the move! Next stop: Desi Supervillain!
Finally, a role model for South Asian kids!
(Kal Penn's character's name corrected on Thursday; apparently, I have difficulty telling the Western name ("Harold") from the Indian one ("Kumar"); thanks, Leena)
Sony Ericsson introduces a new walkman, which includes a camera, a phone, an MP3 (and AAC format) music player, and a game machine. All in a pretty nice looking package.
The iPod is firmly entrenched, and unlikely to be displaced for a long time to come, but this at last seems like a credible competitor from the world's leading consumer electronics company, Sony.