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May 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm § in Misc.

UPDATE: 3 days left

I wonder if there is any news from the UW seismology center?[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 12:25 pm § in America

Has Reagan Been Reborn?

Rick Perry Presidential Push Quietly Gains Steam By Erin McPike and Scott Conroy As many grass-roots Republicans remain in search of a conservative candidate with the pizazz to go toe-to-toe against President Obama, a man from deep in the heart of Texas who was tea party before the tea party was coo[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 11:06 am § in America

HUMOR: American Exceptionalism

Is this funny?  I dunno. Funny thing, under Merecedes, Chrysler seemed to morph its designs to look like American versions of the Mercedes. Personally, as a consumer, I would rather see more Ferraris and Alfas “built in the USA).[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 9:56 am § in China, Misc.

天安门 June 3: Anniversaty of Tiananmen Square

1989 China Tiananmen square 3rd June 1989 : Following student unrest spreading to the rest of the population China starts the use of troops to quell protesters which is not successful the first time in Tiananmen square.[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 9:46 am § in Misc.

Cannibalism: Eating the Swiss

Slovakia’s police said on Wednesday they had evidence showing a man who had tried to lure a Swiss man to Slovakia to kill and eat him had also killed two women. And from Russia? Police found a stew made from a human liver in the fridge at the suspect’s apartment in east Moscow. They beli[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 8:14 am § in America, Schools & Colleges

Harvard’s Affirmative Action

Asked if the Admissions Office communicates with University development at Harvard, Fitzsimmons emphasized the copious amount of information he receives about each applicant. “There is no formal mechanism of communication,” he said.   By Justin C. Worland , CRIMSON STAFF WRITER Published: W[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 8:07 am § in Environment

Is Natural Gas Just a Bubble?

“Shale Gas: A View from the Bottom of the Resource Pyramid” A lecture at UW, by Arthur E. Berman, Director of Labyrinth Consulting Services, Inc. and the Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas USA. May 16th, 2011   Reviewed by Halstead Harrison. Arthur Berman works in an inter[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 7:22 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Less than 96 hours left.

As the Christians anticipate the end of our world, I wanted to be sure they understood that the rest of us view religion as …well, not so seriously. CLICKME for story of PURIM at Huff Post  [...]

May 18th, 2011 - 6:55 am § in Misc.

Dorothy Parvaz freed from Iran

Seattle reporter working for alJazeera, freed. Read more: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Former-P-I-reporter-freed-from-Iran-1384252.php#ixzz1MiBEsWoC[...]

May 18th, 2011 - 6:11 am § in Misc.

UPDATE: Less than 4 days left.

Maybe we should be counting the hours?  This internet time thing is confusing.  Anyhow, 7pm in Seattle, we will be watching the sky![...]