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Israeli secret footage blunder.  Accidental broadcast of ‘secret’ missile tests, including audio of computer access codes.  Whoopsie.

11/07/03 • 07:20 AM • News • (0) Comments

NY Times:

When observing candidates for Darwin Awards, one has to take the good with the bad.

10/21/03 • 06:13 AM • News • (0) Comments

NY Times Letters to the Editor:

Two good ‘uns.  Faith and the Atlantic Divide.  And, a former Iran hostage comments in Our Prisoners at Guantanamo.  The second letter mistakes the prisoners at Gitmo for *convicted* terrorists, rather than suspects harvested by combat operations.  A pretty big difference.

10/20/03 • 07:44 AM • News • (0) Comments

NY Times:

Small town USA losing air service.  This hits New Mexico particularly hard, because we’re a long way from everyone.  Cost of gas isn’t making private-piloting it much more attractive, either.  So we’re stuck with driving.

09/17/03 • 06:51 AM • News • (0) Comments

CNN Money:

Morningstar rips funds.  If you’ve got money squirreled away with Janus, Strong, Bank of America or Banc One, you’d best read this.

09/13/03 • 06:43 AM • News • (0) Comments

Popular Mechanics:

Evolution of the Football.

09/03/03 • 08:08 AM • News • (0) Comments

New Criterion:

Priez pour lui.  Since the principals in this were unfamiliar, I had to look about.  Bertrand. Marie 1, 2.

09/03/03 • 07:51 AM • News • (0) Comments


Enola Gay, restored.

08/18/03 • 02:37 PM • News • (0) Comments

USA Today:

U.S. search for missing Gulf War pilot focuses on crash site.  “One U.S. official said Friday that investigators are now 99% certain that prewar intelligence reports indicating that Speicher was being held in prison were based on faulty information.”  There’s an epidemic of that going around, it seems.

08/15/03 • 12:29 PM • News • (0) Comments


has pics of the results of the “Great Blackout.”  Just reminds me of what my father used to yell up the stairs, when we’d go in to visit Manhattan: “Wear sturdy shoes!”

Later: Grant Barrett at World New York has more.  Well-written and illustrated.  Thanks, Cam.

08/15/03 • 06:40 AM • News • (1) Comments

Santa Fe New Mexican:

“Santa Fe Municipal Judge Frances Gallegos says she’ll no longer assign defendants to a defensive-driving class taught by the court administrator because the controversy detracts from more important initiatives—- like tai chi.”

08/14/03 • 12:25 PM • News • (0) Comments
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