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July 19, 2007
-No Punishment Is Tough Enough For Vick
If there is one good thing to come out of the allegations against Michael Vick is that it's bringing public condemnation for this vile sport. One can also hope it...
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April 26, 2007
-Digg, The Echo Chamber Of Trolls And Unimportant Conversation
Lately, a lot of people are writing about the idea that Digg is just an Echo Chamber. A good example of this Matthew Ingram's take on it. He links to...
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February 12, 2007
-Wind Turbines Seem Safe for Birds
Denmark's National Environmental Research Institute deployed a Thermal Animal Detection System as part of a $15 million study of Denmark's large offshore wind farms. The system employs heat-activated infrared video...
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January 04, 2007
-Vermont to have cellular and WiFi access *everywhere* within the state!
digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/politics/Vermont_to_have_cellular_WiFi_access_everywhere_within_the_state'; Vermont Governor Jim Douglas laid out very ambitious plans in his Inaugural Address, "The Vermont Way Forward," today. Amongst many of the compelling ideas he outlined...
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December 14, 2005
-Prison guard "bribed with chocolate and cheese"
Nope, we're not talking about Sgt. Schultz. According to an article in Sweden's English-language newspaper The Local, a prison guard in Västmanland, Sweden has been charged with corruption for allegedly...
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April 25, 2005
-Please stop to eat!
A fifty-four year old man died at his computer because of starvation. Apparently he was so addicted to message boards he was at his computer 24/7 and stopped eating out...
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August 13, 2004
-Au revoir French Chef!
I was saddened to learn today that Julia Child passed away. I have literally been watching Julia Child since I was in a high chair. Besides "This Old House", her...
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September 12, 2003
-Are you a Fox News Junkie?
At home I almost always have my TV tuned to Fox News but even when its not I can still keep up with breaking news thanks to the new Fox...
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August 30, 2003
-The rush to air a story
It is scary and sad how easily the Media is spoon-fed information and they take that information as fact without questioning it. Take the case of Jeff Parson (Teekid), he...
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February 27, 2003
-It's a sad day in this neighborhood
For more than 30 years Fred Rogers touched the lives of children as host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. This morning he died of stomach cancer at the age 74. I...
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February 01, 2003
-Columbia STS-107 Crew Photographs
521 x 640 pixels - 44KB | 4071x5000 pixels - 740KB The crew photographs are absolutely heart wrenching as each of them are so filled of life and happy...
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-A Tribute To Our Lost Heros
It was just earlier this week that the crew of STS-107 interrupted their science work on the 17th anniversary of the Challenger disaster to remember their fallen comrades. They honored...
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December 15, 2002
-Random predictions
Within the next couple weeks, possibly as soon as Thursday [which is not soon enough] Trent Lott will step down as majority leader, may even resign senate. Senator Bill First,...
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October 07, 2002
-We're down to 8 Planets in our Solar System
Add Pluto to the long list of things they got wrong in school text books. New Scientist is reporting that Pluto is NOT a planet. It's actually just part of...
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August 08, 2002
-"It's a shame they didn't attack!"
If you haven't already heard, ten people on a behind-the-scenes tour at the Aquarium of the Americas fell into a shark tank after a platform they were crossing collapsed. It...
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