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Great links compilation of Christopher Hitchens Essays

David Sessions has HERE put together a nice collection of things Christopher Hitchens wrote down before he donated his body to medical research.  

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Doomed Russian Mars probe seen from the ground

“In November 2011, the Russian space agency launched the much-anticipated Mars probe called Phobos-Grunt (which means “Phobos dirt” or “ground”), which would go to the Red Planet, soft-land a probe … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jan. 4, 1903: Tommy Edison Seeks out and fries Topsy the Elephant

Topsy belonged to the Forepaugh Circus and spent the last years of her life at Coney Island’s Luna Park. Because she had killed three men in as many years (including … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

40,000 new laws to take effect in the US in 2012

About 40,000 state laws taking effect at the start of the new year will change rules about  getting abortions in New Hampshire, learning about gays and lesbians in California, getting … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Corporate Executive Screening: filtering IN the psychopaths

  In a paper recently published in the Journal of Business Ethics entitled “The Corporate Psychopaths: Theory of the Global Financial Crisis”, Clive R Boddy identifies ways in which Corporations … Continue reading

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Another language dying: Stamp arrangement code speak

  The dying art of sending messages with hidden messages in the mail by unique stamp fixation. This a was a worldwide craze but most of the rules seem to … Continue reading

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Pepsi defends Mountain Dew as a Jellifying agent

Ronald Ball found a dead mouse in a can of Mountain Dew after taking a swig from it. He is suing Pepsico, a store and its manager for about 325,000 … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment