October 7th, 2004


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"As little as 27 cents of every dollar spent on Iraq's reconstruction has actually filtered down to projects benefiting Iraqis, a statistic that is prompting the State Department to fundamentally rethink the Bush administration's troubled reconstruction effort."

Conspiracy theories flourish on the web.

Ethics panel rebukes DeLay *again.*

Surgeon fights against the violence in Gaza with photographs.

Coalition forms to fight the DC stadium plans.

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Unearthing Genghis Khan's palace, and maybe, his tomb.

Whoah. Researchers duplicate the killer 1918 flu strain.

Nifty exhibit shows pictures of online gamers alongside pictures of their virtual alter egos.

oh, and

I will be at RenFest this Sunday afternoon, for a friend's birthday thing. Chances are I'll be spending most of my time in and around the White Hart, if you wanna stop by and say hi, catch up, etc.

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Two and a half hour drive home today, almost entirely stop and go traffic.

This wouldn't be so bad, if I had something to do during the day. I mean, other than dreading that I won't be qualified/competent to do whatever they eventually get around to assigning me to do.

On the other hand, I was fingerprinted today.