PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"There is something almost surreal in the juxtaposition of President Bush's statements on Iraq and news reporting on the war. The two are simply irreconcilable."
-Colbert I. King (good read)

Morning-after pill ruled safe for adults, but they're still trying to figure out how to keep it out of teenage hands.

Library association challenges secret FBI request.

A female soldier's story from Iraq.

* One man's crusade of bringing the horrors of China to light.
* Can foreign aid do more harm than good?
* Is Bush sending out a bad message himself?
* E.J. Dionne Jr., on the administration admitting there's a problem.
* Army investigates DNA fraud.
* Headline: Greenspan Worries About U.S. Economic Health (You and me both, pal.) Bonus: the BBC angle.
* Also, warnings that debt threatens the economy.
* Nearly 1,000 prisoners released from Abu Ghraib.
* So, what comes next for Gaza?
* Post editorial on the war's momentum.
* Heh. "Compared with other post-World War II presidents at this point in their second term, only Richard Nixon had a lower job approval rating and he was in the midst of the Watergate scandal."
* Bush the gas guzzler.
* Nineteen gang members prosecuted on federal racketeering charges.
* The Earth's core is spinning slightly faster than the crust.
* Quantifying the link between stress and aging.
* Glass walkway over the Grand Canyon?
* The Mars rover Spirit reaches another milestone! I can't get over how awesome these little bots are.
* "It has something to do with young white hipsters believing they can shed white privilege by parodying the black hip-hop life."
* LiveOnline transcript with Carolyn Hax.

Anthropology professor, baffled by strange culture, goes and lives among them - as an undergrad.

The most dangerous jobs in America.

Redford and Newman to reunite?

Working for a jousting revival. (Bonus: people who don't like jousting!)

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