October 14th, 2003


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On this day in 1947, Air Force test pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in the Bell X-1 rocket plane over Edwards Air Force Base in California.
And in 1066, William the Conqueror led the Normans to defeat the English at the Battle of Hastings.

Popular Science presents the worst jobs in science.

Must read: Bush aims to change American perceptions of the war by targeting regional news organizations. Also included, the identical 'personal' letters sent to newspapers from a single unit in Iraq.

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