NBA Draft 2011 Brandon Knight and 5 Diamonds in the Rough

According to experts and analysts, the upcoming 2011 NBA Draft class is among the least talented in the last two decades.

Several freshman phenoms who were sure-fire lottery picks, such as Jared Sullinger, Harrison Barnes and Terrence Jones, elected to forgo the draft and return to school.

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http://ryanfiend.livejournal.com/498430.html

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Apparently, 20 years isnt too long to wait before making a sequel.

Two decades after the last Bill & Ted movie hit theaters, Keanu Reeves has announced that franchise writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon are feverishly working on a script

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http://www.movieline.com/2011/04/keanu-reeves-announces-bill-ted-3-reveals-excellent-plot-details.php

The future might not be full of laser pistols, galactic rebellions and sexbots.

Decades, if not centuries, of pollution, overpopulation and the exhaustion of natural resources could leave mankind with hard problems, and even harder solutions.

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http://blastr.com/2010/11/10-green-sci-fi-movies-in.php

For a window into that first decade and beyond, Reza Khalili is a thrilling guide.

He is still in hiding. He will never be able to move freely, use his real name, or return to his native Iran ” at least not until the criminals who rule the country have been overthrown. Thats because for the better part of two decades he spied for the CIA. His ne

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http://article.nationalreview.com/439066/did-he-spy-for-nothing/mona-charen

Including Iran in President Bushs Axis of Evil during the 2002 SOU didnt end a U.S.-Iranian diplomatic, but it did provoke the Iranians to release one of the most notorious guerrillas of Afghanistans decades of war from Iranian house arrest: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, an ally of al-Qaeda who went on to kill our troops in Afghanistan.

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http://washingtonindependent.com/86820/amb-crocker-putting-iran-in-the-axis-of-evil-led-them-to-release-brutal-insurgent-leader

Irelands problems are, sadly, far deeper than the need for simple fiscal austerity.

The Celtic Tigers impressive reported growth over the past decades was in part based on its aggressive attempts to help major corporations in the US reduce their tax bills. The remarkable success of this tax haven means that roughly 20% of Irish GDP is actually…

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http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/20/irish-miracle-or-mirage/

Robert Redford: This is the clearest picture we could have of our failed national energy policy — which extends over many decades and administrations.

Yet, shockingly, our elected officials in the Senate continue to drag their feet on enacting the policies that would bring the real change we need to shift our country from dirty to clean energy…

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-redford/mr-president-now-is-the-t_b_582299.html