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04 February 2008 @ 01:26 pm
Whoah! "Scientists in Finland said they had replaced a 65-year-old patient's upper jaw with a bone transplant cultivated from stem cells isolated from his own fatty tissue and grown inside his abdomen."

Good read: why Super Tuesday might not be so super after all.

* The ugly truth behind Bush's budget. (More here.)
* "The Defense Department's major weapons programs have suffered cost overruns in the billions of dollars, years-long delays and quality shortfalls because of poor acquisition practices by the department."
* Interesting. Abu Aardvark on the proposed Iraqi amnesty bill.
* Democrats consider new strategy to get us out of Iraq.
* Dick Meyer on why Bill Clinton can't be ignored, and why it's bad news.
* Should grad students be able to unionize?
* Looking for a modern meaning to the Shi'ite ritual of Ashura.
* A year without the Oscars.

Robin D Laws on 1408 and the rhythm of horror.

An endorsement for Obama by noted author Michael Chabon.

Neat: "I was raised on the radio. But I haven't been a regular listener for many years. By missing the radio for so long I feel like I've been missing an important piece of the present, so every month I've been downloading the Top 20 songs from the latest Billboard Hot 100, and grading them."

Blinkysqueegibo on February 4th, 2008 07:29 pm (UTC)
rshackleford: chem setrshackleford on February 5th, 2008 12:56 am (UTC)
Ugh, every day brings new horribleness.

Edited at 2008-02-05 12:57 am (UTC)