October 28th, 2004

Scorpion

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A guide to reading polls on the nightly news.

WashingtonPost.com essay on how to survive post-election Washington DC.

Good read: Frank Rich on fear, metaphor, and theatrics in this election cycle.

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A new book investigates the world of William Shakespeare.

A director fails to film A Confederacy of Dunces, but in the process finds a home.

Keen interview with Neal Stephenson from slashdot. (Courtesy Georgia.)

Mysterious landscapes seen on Titan.
Scorpion

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I GOT YOUR OCTOBER SURPRISE RIGHT HERE:
* Study says as many as 100,000 civilians may have died in Iraq since the start of the war.
* FBI opens criminal probe of Halliburton's under the table dealing.
* More details emerge on the missing explosives and man, it's a mess.
* 58,000 absentee ballots missing in Florida.

THIS JUST IN:
* BBC obtains Republican internal memo they believe points to more vote suppression in Florida.

THIS JUST IN, PART 2:
* Now there's footage of explosives at Al Qaqaa, taken by US troops on the ground. Uh oh!