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Who is Paul Langerhans, and how did his islets wind up in your pancreas? Good question. Although lots of body parts take their names from Greek or Latin, more than a few are named after people.

Link: www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/40494

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For his role in turning Apple into a groundbreaking technology leader and the most valuable company in Silicon Valley, Fortune Magazine has named Steve Jobs its "CEO of the Decade."

Link: www.appleinsider.com/(…)apple_co_founder_steve_jobs…

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The Mars Science Lab -- aptly named "Curiosity" -- is heading up there in 2011 to read the diary of Mars. The small, car-sized rover will ramble about on the rocky surface, gizmos at full tilt, not only brushing dust off rocks but also vaporizing them with a laser beam, gathering samples to analyze on the spot, taking high resolution photographs.

Link: science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2009/30oct_curiosity.htm

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Since the release of the first Star Wars in 1977, through the subsequent sequels and disappointing prequels, pop culture has been awash in Force-related mania. Predictably, plenty of bands have seen fit to pull references from the films when they name their groups. Here is a list of bands that are actually decent, named after Star Wars terminology.

Link: blogs.houstonpress.com/(…)five_decent_bands_named_a…

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The Raiders' QB pens an open letter to Al Davis: "I can be your Pete Rose. Only without the gambling or the baseballs or the baseball bats. Really though, baseballs are just like footballs, only smaller and whiter. Also, not ovals. I'm a lot like Pete Rose too, only fatter, blacker and not prone to hustle."

Link: backporch.fanhouse.com/(…)why-i-should-be-named-rai…

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