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Why not ME?

Can you believe that MySpace.com could be worth around $15 billion within three years, measured in terms of the value created for shareholders of its parent company, News Corp.

MySpace was acquired by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. for $580 million less than a year ago. It now boasts more than 90 million active users.

Wow, this Tom person sure hit the jackpot! And so have others who have used MySpace to come up with their own product.

Example: Josh Abramson, co-founder of Connected Ventures, has sold more than 610 $18 shirts in six weeks that take advantage of what is becoming quite a public in-joke. The shirts read, "Tom is NOT my friend." In case you didn't know, everyone who joins MySpace automatically receives the creator "Tom" as a friend. But he can be removed from the friend list any time.

And what about CraigsList with 10 million monthly users, and four billion page views per month?

Why oh why can't I come up with a huge money maker like that???

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B12 FOLATE AND HIP FRACTURE

A daily dose of vitamins could help those suffering from osteoporosis. It is thought that homocysteine, along with lack of calcium and vitamin d, causes osteoporosis.

Latest research shows that vitamins B12 and folate, or folic acid, can lower homocysteine levels. Research shows that stroke patients using B12 and folate had a five times lower risk of fracture compared to those using a placebo. But they had to exercise too to strengthen their bones. The dose of vitamin B12 they used in the study that was shown to be effective was 1500 micrograms by mouth daily. The dose of folic acid was 5 milligrams daily.

Every Woman Should Know and Have

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD HAVE...
A set of screwdrivers,
a cordless drill,
and a black lace bra.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD HAVE...
One friend who
always makes her
laugh...and one
who lets her cry.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD HAVE...
A good piece of furniture
not previously owned by
anyone else in her family.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD HAVE...
Eight matching plates,
wine glasses with stems,
and a recipe for a meal that will
make her guests feel honored.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD HAVE...
A feeling of control over
her destiny.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
How to fall in love
without losing herself.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
How to quit a job.
How to break up with a lover and
confront a friend without ruining the friendhip.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
When to try harder and
when to walk away.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
That she can't change
the length of her calves,
the width of her hips, or
the nature of her parents.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
That her childhood may not have been perfect
but; it's over.

EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW...
What she would…