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seabed methane release in the Arctic - Independent [via /.]
how high above sea level are you?
the challenges facing South Korea - Economist
Markov interview with Sarah Palin - IP [via BJ]
UK house prices still in free fall - Guardian
"At best, prices look set to continue their downward path to a predicted 10%-15% fall by the end of the year, followed by a similar fall next year."
Endnote distributor sues to stop free software alternative - CourthouseNews [via /.]
even if the creators of Zotero did clean-room reverse-engineering of the Endnote format, will their uni fight?
a new translation of Les Miserables - Times [via CR]
using shipping containers to provide cheap housing in Mexico - CNN
films with two female leads are vanishingly rare - xkcd
how to check your hotel room for bed bugs - BugGirl
ultra-orthodox use violence to desecularize Jerusalem - Guardian
huge car bomb takes out Islamabad hotel - Guardian
I fear it's going to be a long time before I go back to Pakistan
amazing photos of hurricane Ike's aftermath - Boston [via Barista]
breaking the law to prevent global warming can be justified - Independent
or so decides the UK jury in the Kingsnorth power station trial
Livni is the new leader of Kadima, possibly the next Prime Minister of Israel - CNN
a baby milk scandal in China - SMH
Pakistani army ordered to fire at US troops if they cross the border - Guardian
Microsoft enforces anti-competitive pricing for netbooks - BrendanScott
in Australia, the Acer Aspire One is cheaper with Windows XP than without
the biotech patent system is broken - PhysOrg [via OSWALD]
a review of Valuing Children
a regulated National Broadband is not such a strange idea - Commsday
regulated monopolies are normal for gas, electricity, plumbing, etc.
an online bush navigation course - aburke
US Defense scientists knew about the global warming threat in the 1960s - Times [via Deltoid]
Neches River gauge at Beaumont shows storm surge - USGS
water at 5 ft above normal height, running at 2.2 ft/s upstream - 30000 cubic feet per second
there is no military solution in Afghanistan - Guardian
AIDS fraudster loses libel case - Guardian
but he's still killing people with his quack medicines
Burma struck by twice-a-century rat plague - Guardian
"Once every 50 years or so the region's bamboo flowers, producing a fruit. The fruit attracts hordes of rats, which feed on its seeds."
Americans are more likely to die from poisoning than car accidents?! - Economist
perhaps this is mostly drug overdoses?
Oliver North is still lying to kill civilians - Kos
China and India in 1962 - Far
"no big deal": the French Minister of Justice is a single mother - Guardian
Cuba faces category 4 Hurricane Ike - Wunderground
it looks like Cuba will save the United States this time
Pakistan blocks NATO supply lines to Afghanistan?!! - PK News
the only other land routes to Afghanistan are through Iran and Russia! (or through China and the Wakhan Corridor, but that's donkey terrain)
is US Vice President Cheney trying to start a war? - Times
using the US 6th Fleet flagship to "deliver aid" to Georgia
is two weeks enough to train Sarah Palin to face the media? - Kos
... or to be vice president?
experiments you wouldn't be able to do today - Pediatrics [via CT]
"Behavior of Young Children Under Conditions Simulating Entrapment in Refrigerators"
carbon neutral fuel from synthetic hydrocarbons - Google Video
a US ground assault into Pakistan - CSM
two wars obviously aren't enough
England is getting crowded - Economist
"by 2060 Britain will be the EU’s largest country"
Murdoch likes to back winners, but lets Fox be what it is - Guardian
television in the Third Reich - Barista
money runs out to remove Israeli cluster munitions from Lebanon - AFP [via AntiWar]
why was Carter sidelined at the Democratic convention? - Forward [via RW]
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