“The darkness has become pitch black” – Osama bin Laden on Iraq situation
Iraq is a quagmire. For someone.
“The problem is not with the people that started this. The problem’s with us.”
So says Robert Redford.
China Wants to Join International Space Station Project
What could possibly go wrong?
Forget dieting. Obesity a result of modern life
I don’t quite get this, but the study seems to be saying “Obesity isn’t because of eating more food and getting less exercise, it’s because times are different now than they were in the past.” Will someone please explain why this statement isn’t asinine?
Jay Tea on Lt. Ehren Watada
Very good hypothetical conversation.
Maine middle school to offer birth control
I think that the fact that things have gotten to the point where this can be passed speaks volumes about the state of our society. Not to mention parenting.
I almost forgot to tell you about the rhubarb
Good stuff, rhubarb. Nothing beats a nice warm piece of rhubarb pie a la mode. No strawberries mixed in, please, which seems to be the only way I find it here in Michigan. Rhubarb crisp does the trick, too. And the rhubarb jelly or whatever-it-is that I used to shovel into crullers. Yum.
NATO Falling Flat in Afghanistan
Not everyone is a slacker. Just most.
Star Trek film names Kirk actor
The film, which chronicles the early days of the Enterprise crew, will be released in the US on 25 December 2008.
Note: The article includes this bit:
[Karl] Urban’s character Bones was responsible for several of Star Trek’s famous phrases including: “He’s dead, Jim.”
In fact, just like “Beam me up, Scotty,” no one ever actually said those exact words in the original series.
Pakistan Has a Plan, And It’s Working
If it’s working, it isn’t working fast enough.
DT Takes a First Hand Look at Army Weapons
XM320 Grenade Launcher and M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System (MASS)
Lots of oldies but baddies. Including, predictably, a number of films used for MST3K.
Vet sues Army, claims job loss stemmed from parking space
I don’t remember the last time Michigan was in the news for something good.