February 2nd, 2005

Scorpion

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Man, so busy reading this awesome Flash website that I almost forgot to do...

TODAY'S NEWS:
* Must read: a glimpse inside the Orwellian state of Guantanamo.
* Lloyd Garver on intolerance as a family value.
* News analysis: aging populations worldwide present new challenges.
* The world will be looking for foreign policy clues in Bush's speech.
* Agendas and pressures come to cross purposes at the desk of Frist.
* On his way out the door, Ashcroft defends his policies.
* Africans will be worst hit by global warming, according to study.
* New website/exhibit sheds new light on African migrations.
* Students fuel Kit Kat craze in Japan.
* Brando repeatedly turned down Godfather role, before giving in.
* Video games attracting more movie stars and directors.
* WETA radio considers switching from half-talk and half classical to all talk.
* It's official: weather-predicting marmot says more winter.

UPDATE:
For Some Girls, the Problem With Math Is That They're Good at It
An essay by the first woman science editor of The New York Times. (Courtesy missmeridian.)