May 10th, 2007

Science!

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Yesterday's commuting lesson: if I get to Silver Spring metro, and I *see* my bus leaving, if I walk at top speed I can catch it at the first stop (which is a block past the AFI Silver, I note.) Traffic in downtown Silver Spring is that exciting in the afternoons these days.

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News

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Tony Blair has announced he will stand down as prime minister on 27 June. The BBC looks at his legacy overseas.

Dan Froomkin on Bush getting some straight talk from Republican moderates.

David S. Broder tears up the rush for states to hold increasingly early primaries.

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Franchise rights sold for new Terminator movies.

Bob Barker to step down from The Price is Right.

Oh, wow . On the scene at the 'sewage treatment workers Olympics.'