May 13th, 2004

Scorpion

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Must read: turns out one of my friends knew Nick Berg. I can't imagine what that's like.

Second must-read: the danger of a single-standard. (Courtesy Dona Quixote.)

"A dozen members of Congress yesterday called for the resignation of the two Food and Drug Administration officials most responsible for last week's decision to keep emergency contraception a prescription-only drug."

Today's "well, duh" headline: 80% in Iraq Distrust Occupation Authority
The runner-up: Newlyweds advised to lower hopes

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NIFTY SCIENCE NEWS:
* Codebreakers trying to find the location of the Holy Grail.
* Physicists probe ancient pyramid with cosmic rays.