August 11th, 2005

Scorpion

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"None of this helps explain a crucial feature of our time: while global economies are converging, cultures are diverging, and the widening cultural differences are leading us into a period of conflict, inequality and segmentation."
-David Brooks

A mother's protest in Crawford continues to draw attention.

John Tierney on debunking the drug war.

Good read on evolution versus religion.

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The paradox of dense sprawl on the left coast.

What about using greenhouse gases to terraform Mars?

Minimalism on the Metro makes life tough for tourists.

ADDITION:
"Federal prosecutors are seeking bank fraud charges against lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a key figure in investigations involving House Majority Leader Tom DeLay."