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Archive for July, 2002

Don’t sleep on the Berk.

A new study finds dogs have higher language and math skills than you’d think.

Adaptable, Resourceful, Clueless.

I don’t normally blog quizzes, but this is Farscape, and I did get Crichton…so here ya go…What Farscape Character are you? (Via Quiddity.)

Druids Rejoice!

Stonehenge will be getting a retro makeover for the new millennium.

Dem Debacle.

Lieberman, Hillary, and the Ghost of Gore…is this really what the Dems have to look forward to? I still might vote Kerrey, Edwards, Daschle, or Dean, but right now this DLC affair is definitely turning me off.

Gotham Makeover.

ESPN tries to reinvent the Knicks. Houston for Van Horn sounds better than any of the Sprewell trades I’ve been hearing.

Scram!

An Australian research team may have pulled off a successful scramjet test, which, according to the article, would mean “one of the most significant technological advances since American Chuck Yeager became the first person to break the sound barrier in 1947.” If nothing else, to be able to fly to Australia and back in two hours would be something else.

Dear Thai-ry…

Visiting spaceships and penis shrines, My friend Seth reports in from Bangkok.

Talkin’ the Talk.

“The era of low standards and false profits is over…No boardroom in America is above or beyond the law.”. And with that, Bush signs the corporate reform bill. He then leaned into the microphone, made the Dubya face, and declared, “You can run but you can’t hide, Dick Cheney. We’re going to hunt you down like the agent of evil you are. You hear me talkin’, Halliburton boy?

Halloween Hall of Fame.

Sportsguy Bill Simmons pens the Michael Myers’ Sportscentury. Pretty lame, I know, but the Hubie Brown bit really cracked me up. “OK, you’re Michael Myers. You have a tremendous amount of upside for a serial killer, but you have to understand, you’ve been locked up for the past 15 years…

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