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February 3rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm § in Misc.

Interview with Kim Jong Il

The Onion, PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA—In surprisingly candid remarks today following his father’s death, Kim Jong-un, heir apparent to North Korea’s highest government post, expressed doubt that he was sufficiently out of his mind to succeed longtime dictator Kim Jong-il. Kim says the task[...]

February 3rd, 2012 - 11:02 am § in Misc.

More Pressure on Apple

What’s the dirty secret behind all our glittering tech gadgets? That question was on the minds of many this week as The New York Times turned up the heat on a long-simmering story about Apple supplier Foxconn’s labor practices (and Apple’s response to the situation). In the followi[...]

February 3rd, 2012 - 9:47 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Komen Foundation Rejoins Women’s Movement, Will Support Planned Parenthood

I wonder if this event means something to the Repugnant Peribl;ican 2012 Presidential Campaign? Wouldn’t it be fascinating in Mitt or Newt “saw the light?”[...]

February 3rd, 2012 - 8:30 am § in Misc.

Of Fairy Tales and Medical School

from the NY Times OPED by VALERIE GRIBBEN TODAY, after four arduous years of examinations, graduating medical doctors will report to their residency programs. Armed with stethoscopes and scalpels, they’re preparing to lead the charge against disease in its ravaging, chimerical forms. They carry wi[...]