October 1st, 2005


Saturday assortment

"We shouldn't shy away from the possibility that too much religiosity may be socially dangerous."
-LATimes.com (good read)

'GAO reports the administration had disseminated "covert propaganda" in the U.S., in violation of a statutory ban.'

So. Who is in charge in China?

Howard Kurtz on the questions raised by Miller's release. Like, why'd she stay in jail so long? The NYTimes ponders the same.

'The Afghan Oprah'

Latest in the excellent Who Runs Your World? series on the BBC: What are top scientists working on next?
And, I think I forgot to post: who runs Hollywood?

Speaking of which, German scientists are improving quality of life: Beer mat knows when it is refill time.

This just in: movie execs admit that, yes, those big summer movies were bad.