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“Original shows are debuting on the Web, while existing ones find new life in video games and even blogs.

04/06/06 • 03:25 PM • EntertainmentInternetWeblogs • No Comments

The Independent.UK:

Just wait ‘til hybrids go lithium-ion.  But do recycle; lithium is quite poisonous [scroll down].

04/06/06 • 10:14 AM • ConsumptionEnvironmentalScience • No Comments

Chronicle of Higher Ed:

On “intersecting monologues.”

04/06/06 • 09:36 AM • GeneralHome & LivingPsychology • No Comments

NY Times:

One of the ‘destroyed’ Gospels, the Gospel of Judas, resurfaces after 1,700 years.

04/06/06 • 09:34 AM • HistoryReligionScholarlyScience • No Comments

NY Times Europe:

Article on Bird Flu Criticizes Effort to Monitor Cats and Dogs.  American pet owners, I suspect, would risk dying of bird flu to keep their pets ... until the disease started carrying off their children and grandchildren.  I’m jumping the gun, however, there’s no factual information yet.  Some have even reported that a majority of cats even reject the virus.  In the meantime, there’s a Bird Flu page for Pets you might be interested in.

04/06/06 • 09:15 AM • EnvironmentalHome & LivingScience • No Comments

NY Times:

Better Not Miss the Buss.  Agree on which cheek first.  For some reason I always head to the left initially, causing all kinds of mayhem.

04/06/06 • 08:16 AM • GeneralHome & Living • No Comments

NY Times/SF New Mexican:

Senate Vote on Immigration Close, Frist Says, and Richardson rips standstill on immigration bill.

Later: Letters to the Editor.

04/06/06 • 08:08 AM • Human RightsLawPolitics • No Comments

SF New Mexican:

The final chapter of the local gay-bashing case that briefly hit national news.  “Alcohol doesn’t make someone a racist, a homophobe or a hateful person ...  [snip] ... Those are things that are there.”

04/06/06 • 08:07 AM • Human RightsLawSanta Fe Local • No Comments


Backstory: Rocky mountain sigh as slow-lane life speeds up.  Just wait until ‘newcomers’ [immigrants?] outnumber locals, esp. in political context.

04/05/06 • 06:25 PM • ConsumptionHome & LivingTravel • No Comments


It seems Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s lost his CEO status in the Iraq branch of Al-Qaeda.  Change the ‘-ve’ to ‘-on’.

04/05/06 • 06:14 PM • PoliticsReligion • No Comments

Washington Post:

Is Reliance on Real Estate a Crack in the Foundation?  “Real estate helped pick up the job-market slack that resulted when the high-tech bubble burst five years ago ...”  What will pick up the real estate slack?  As long as rumors of inflation circulate, the Fed won’t help.

04/05/06 • 03:07 PM • EconomicsHome & LivingPolitics • No Comments

A little rain today,

but more importantly, the first hailstorm of the year.  I’d forgotten about having our plants massacred by hail last spring ...

04/05/06 • 01:25 PM • EnvironmentalGeneralPersonal • No Comments


Are germs good for children’s health?  “What is the house of Eorl but a thatched barn where brigands drink in the reek, and their brats roll on the floor among the dogs?”  Perhaps that’s why they overcame your minions, Saruman ...

04/05/06 • 12:52 PM • ChildhoodHealth • No Comments

NY Times Science:

Scientists Call Fish Fossil the ‘Missing Link’.  Tween idol.

04/05/06 • 12:47 PM • HistoryReligionScience • No Comments

Project Gutenberg:

Write It Right, a little blacklist of literary faults.  By Ambrose Bierce.  Someone picked this up, and I echo it.  Bookmark it, if writing is one of your talents.

04/05/06 • 12:38 PM • ArtsBooksHistory1 Comment


‘Sarcasm’ brain areas discovered.

04/05/06 • 12:33 PM • HealthScience1 Comment


This is bound to start some controversy: Design software weakens classic drawing skills.  “Computer graphics allow artists to move briskly.”  And pencils do not?

04/05/06 • 12:19 PM • ArtsChildhoodComputingHardwareSoftware • No Comments


Huge 1,500-year-old pyramid discovered in Mexico.  But you’ll never get to see it.

04/05/06 • 12:01 PM • HistoryReligionScience • No Comments

Discovery Channel:

Here’s a full-blown gonzo moral conundrum: environmentally-friendly explosives.

Wonder if they’ll combine it with depleted uranium slugs ...

04/05/06 • 11:50 AM • EnvironmentalLawScience • No Comments


Art Buchwald prepares for death with laughs, writing, food.

04/05/06 • 11:46 AM • ArtsHealthHistory • No Comments


And here I thought “Guernica” sat in a permanent home.

04/05/06 • 08:55 AM • ArtsHistory • No Comments

Toronto Star:

Working girls, broken society.  “Today there is a very strong inverse relationship between education and childbearing. Last time around there was not.”

04/05/06 • 08:51 AM • ChildhoodHome & Living • No Comments

Boston Globe:

Measuring emotion at the symphony.

04/05/06 • 08:45 AM • MusicPsychologyScience • No Comments

NY Times:

Sampling the Sounds of Mali Without Leaving Home.  Complete with short audio bites.

04/05/06 • 08:31 AM • ConsumptionEntertainmentMusic • No Comments

NY Times Technology:

Apple allows Windows on Its Machines.  An excellent move on their part, IMHO.  Now I’m sorry I purchased a Toshiba over the holidays ...

04/05/06 • 08:23 AM • Computing • No Comments
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