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California will register gay weddings; New York will recognise them! - MSNBC
a fan page for my book reviews - Facebook
I've succumbed to the lure of social networking publicity...
the US Environmental Protection Agency does the bidding of industry - PLOS
being attacked as a crank and charged with misconduct is now "the norm for toxicologists and environmental investigators"
do you suffer from Motivational Deficiency Disorder? - YouTube
low standards in medical news stories - PLOS
150 years on, Pennsylvania's earliest oil-wells are having a revival - Independent
two Australian politicians aren't wowsers - ABC
Bob Brown and Malcolm Turnbull speak up in defence of Henson
finding Wikipedia's centre - TCD [via /.]
where else would you find the sequence "United Kingdom", "Billie Jean King", "United States"?
Imre Kertesz's novel of Buchenwald concentration camp - Fatelessness [review]
Doolittle versus Doolittle on deep phylogeny - ArsTechnica
how significant has lateral gene transfer been?
wedding photos during an earthquake - Xanga [via DPR]
the Phoenix has landed - MSNBC
15 million homes destroyed in China - MSNBC
70,000 more in the latest aftershock
now Australia proposes to ban nude baby ads - Tele [via EFA]
when I put this photo
online, I thought I was carrying out a reductio ad absurdum
how stray dogs have adapted to life in Moscow - WSJ [via Barista]
they use the metro and wait for green lights to cross roads
moving beyond "dollar-a-day" poverty lines - Economist
John McCain's preacher Hagee endorses Hitler and the Holocaust - Huffington
2006: ""anti-Semitism, and thus the Holocaust, was the fault of Jews themselves"
monitoring videos removed from YouTube - YouTomb [via Link]
currently "4508 videos taken down for alleged copyright violation and 13913 videos taken down for other reasons"
Amsterdam is being sanitised - RadioNetherlands [via ProRev]
not only are they shutting down the red light district, but they're getting rid of the cafes and pubs as well
another furor over art with naked children - SMH
and our politicians fall over themselves to prove their prudishness
how temporary will post-Katrina cottages be? - CSM
"a battle brewing between two visions for the Mississippi Gulf Coast"
the Khyber Pass is not safe for trucks - SFG
Pakistan uses Boer-war style "collective punishment" on NWFP villages - Guardian
climbing Mount Roraima - Dinets
adventures in orthographies of New Guinea languages - Far
a science fiction novelist visits Japan - Stross
"I have to admit that I'm not used to being mugged on the subway by feral English professors and forced to proof-read dictionary entries"
a really dangerous bug in Debian's ssh/ssl key generation - Metasploit
basically, all keys generated using Debian/Ubuntu/etc will need to be revoked and recreated
California's supreme court rules for gay marriages! - LAT [via Kos]
some recent publications on the Fermi Paradox - Stross
however much Obama grovels to the Israel lobby, it won't be enough - Salon
six bombs go off in Jaipur - Guardian
I was there in 1998
- it was a bustling but relaxed city
the OLPC program is a glorious failure - radian [via Link]
Sydney library abandons Palestinian refugee display after police visit - SMH
our counter-terrorism police have nothing better to do than monitor fifty year old photos?
walking Japan, staying in minshuku
these traditional home lodgings seem like a good way to see Japan
UK libel law used to silence dissent in Ukraine - Economist
a history of Israeli literature - Guardian [via CR]
a 25 year old bug in BSD Unix is fixed - OSnews [via /.]
it survived from 4.2BSD (1983) to current OS X versions!
US national intelligence is now outsourced
a map of the US, showing roads and only roads - BenFry [via Cosma]
a new project for me, a directory of Glebe
if you live in the area and you'd like to contribute, get in touch
the GNU GPL as "green envelope" - Groklaw [via /.]
"if a copyright owner wants a publisher to publish his book in a 'green envelope' (dust jacket), it might seem odd to the publisher, but he can't publish without the green envelope"
the ANZAC connection with Palestine - EI
CCTV cameras do little to prevent crime or catch criminals - ABC
selling pubic lice online?! - BugGirl [via JWalk]
a scam of some kind would be less disturbing...
India's space program is alive and launching - FL
can't pull the wool over their eyes - Guardian
a flock of sheep investigate the murder of their shepherd
community-based tourism in northern Thailand - Guardian
Burmese government admits 10,000 killed by cyclone - Economist
I fear the actual figure could be five times that
does Britain have an adequate Strategic Tea Stockpile? - AFP [via AntiWar]
has pasteurization gone too far? - Harpers
should there be bacteria in our milk?
why Brazil loves Linux - Duartes [via /.]
the Chinese government is too weak to protect human rights - LAT [via Far]
an interview with Ursula Le Guin, on writing and anarchism - Infoshop
six reasons why I don't want a Kindle - DiveIntoMark [via CT]
why we sleep: the temporal organization of recovery - PLOS
is US labour going to wake up? - Cosma
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