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04/10/2006: :: Urban Archaeology - Ancient Pyramid Discovered Underneath Catholic Site In Mexico from Associated Press In the Iztapalapa neighborhood in Mexico City, an ancient...
04/28/2005: :: Technologica - Nuclear Fusion at Room Temperature from USA Today A handheld device can generate tiny nuclear-fusion reactions at room temperatures, UCLA...
04/27/2005: :: That's Entertainment? - Bush Signs Law Urging Citizens To Censor At Home from Yahoo! News "WASHINGTON - President Bush on Wednesday signed legislation...
04/21/2005: :: Technologica - A/C Powered By Car Exhaust? from ABC A South Australian researcher is harnessing heat from car exhausts to run a...
04/21/2005: :: Criminally Absurd - All Your Photos Are Belong To Nikon from PhotoshopNews by way of BoingBoing The (D2X) camera actually encrypts part of...
04/19/2005: :: Technologica - Satellite Technology Reveals Antiquity's Secrets from The Independent Since it was unearthed more than a century ago, the hoard of...
04/14/2005: :: Asshat of the Week - Birds: Weapons of Ass Destruction? from St. Louis Post-Dispatch A Centreville woman claimed in a suit filed Wednesday in Madison...
04/07/2005: :: Stuff That Doesn't Suck - Doctor Who Now Available On North American TV from CBC The new series of Doctor Who has yet to sign...
04/07/2005: :: Criminally Absurd - If you thinkin' bout money, then you readin' my mind or, Ads to Appear On Dollar Dollar Bills y'all from...
04/30/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Iraq: On the Record by Rep. Henry A. Waxman referred by suspicious reader Max Power On March 19, 2003, U.S...
04/30/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Patriot Act Suppresses News Of Challenge to Patriot Act by Dan Eggen Washington Post [dna sample required] The American Civil...
04/30/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - Creature Double Feature! from dzilla1964 One of the best parts of the Internet is that when you have a thought...
04/30/2004: Stuff That Does't Suck Stuff That Doesn't Suck - Good vs. (kinda) evil: at Avalon on Saturday night Abington native started a monster of a pop phenomenon with Kaiju...
04/29/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Florida Town to Use Surveillance Cameras At what Point does everyone go, "maybe those folks with the tinfoil hats were...
04/29/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - Snakehead Returns I, for one, welcome our new carnivorous landwalking fish overlords from Baltimore Sun click to enlarge A Montgomery...
04/29/2004: Technologica Technologica - BASIC turns 40 from AP By J.M. Hirsch Associated Press Writer 10 PRINT "In 1963 two Dartmouth College math professors...
04/28/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - Doctor Who Has A Posse Dept- Doctor Who and the Fandom of Fear: What happens when fans take over a...
04/27/2004: Technologica Technologica - D.O.E. Ready to Take a Fresh Look at Cold Fusion By Jeff Hecht, MIT Technology Review Fifteen years after the...
04/27/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - Noah's Ark, Atlantis, Futility Ensues from Yahoo!/Reuters , more Yahoo! and CNN/AP Hunt for Atlantis Leads Researcher to Cyprus NICOSIA...
04/27/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - Avesta - Zoroastrian Archives from avesta.org referred by exceptionally bored reader Max Power image courtesy of avesta.org "Zoroastrianism is the...
04/27/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - Lost in Boston "It's not for sissies" from Boston Globe Some poor schmuck pulled up next to me at MGH...
04/26/2004: Technologica Technologica - A Pocket of Near-Perfection from NASA The most perfect spheres ever made by man put to use to test Einstein's...
04/26/2004: Nauru Nauru - Nauru prevents Australian lawyers from representing detained asylum seekers from AP MELBOURNE-The tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru has banned...
04/26/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - Secret Service Probes Boy's Art Depicting Bush As Devil from The Associated Press PROSSER, Wash. -- One drawing showed President...
04/26/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - The Cure for Cancer: 50 Years of Suppression? found at Gizmodo It is the Rife Universal Microscope, able to see...
04/26/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - How now? Cow path tale is pure bull By Johnny Diaz, Boston Globe The layout of Boston's streets is so...
04/23/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - Airport guard rejects cancer patient over ID photo from CNN ORLANDO, Florida (AP) -- Airport security screeners refused to let...
04/23/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - NH Civil War Hero Angling For Promotion from Manchester Union Leader CONCORD - More than 140 years after his death...
04/22/2004: Technologica Technologica - Male Obsolecence Dept.: Mouse Created Without Male's Help from the Independent A mouse has been created in the laboratory by...
04/21/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - Another Hippie Icon Sells Out; Youth Laugh from the London Daily Telegraph There could be blood on the tracks for...
04/19/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - Op Ed: The Last Iraqi Insurgency from NY Times [free full body scan required] Niall Ferguson , history professor at...
04/19/2004: Nauru Nauru - Receivers appointed to Nauru House and other properties from AAP The financial crisis facing Nauru has deepened with receivers moving...
04/19/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - Twentysomethings and up are fastest-growing college population from Berkshire Eagle NORTH ADAMS -- Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts senior Andrea...
04/18/2004: Technologica Technologica - When old technology becomes new again The word homebrew was mentioned the other day to me, and once I got...
04/17/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Googled! from Gmail click to enlarge Google has posted a privacy statement about Gmail on its website, along with some...
04/16/2004: Breaking News Breaking News - Two Porn Stars Test Positive for HIV, Industry Shutdown A-Coming? from Adult Video News CHATSWORTH, Calif. - As feared, one...
04/16/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - April 15 attracts tax protesters Where else but Noveau Hampshire? from Porstmouth Herald PORTSMOUTH - Christopher Groski, New Hampshire state...
04/15/2004: Nauru Nauru - The End For Nauru? from Agence France-Presse Nauru, the world's smallest republic, is on the verge of a default that...
04/15/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - OpenTheGovernment.org releases "10 Most Wanted Documents" from OpenTheGovernment.org List of the Ten Most Wanted Documents for 2004 The 28 Pages...
04/15/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - Projectionists Use Night-Vision Goggles To Catch Pirates arrrr from BBC via /. According to this BBC story "Ruben Centero Moreno...
04/15/2004: Technologica Technologica - Big Bang glow hints at funnel-shaped Universe from New Scientist Could the Universe be shaped like a medieval horn? It...
04/15/2004: Stuff That Does't Suck Stuff That Doesn't Suck - Smoking ban violates human rights from Aftenposten (Norway) referred by alert reader Kilik Employees of the municipality of Levanger had...
04/15/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - Samurai Sportsman from Outdoor Life Network Yoshi is a modern- day Samurai who will combine humor and a fun spirited...
04/15/2004: Technologica Technologica - Leave Space Research To The Private Sector? from Captialism Magazine referred by alert reader th0m45 p41n3 Following the recent FAA...
04/15/2004: Breaking News Breaking News - The Heat is On from CNN LONDON, England (CNN) -- European politicans have ruled out negotiations with Osama bin Laden...
04/14/2004: Breaking News Breaking News - Tony Blair On Iraq from No. 10 Downing Street Op-Ed printed in The Observer (UK) I've been conciously avoiding political...
04/14/2004: Technologica Technologica - Websites 'failing' users with disabilities from BBC An investigation by the Disability Rights Commission shows that most websites are unusable...
04/14/2004: Stuff That Does't Suck Stuff That Doesn't Suck - Craig Benson: The First Libertarian Governor? from Concord Monitor Gov. Craig Benson (R-NH) has been reported to have expressed an...
04/13/2004: Technologica Technologica - Hi-tech Chinese train's tracks 'sinking' from Breaking News Ireland The tracks under the world's first commercial magnetic-levitation train are sinking...
04/13/2004: Technologica Technologica - Google's Gmail could be blocked from BBC Gmail, the planned free e-mail service from Google, could be facing strong legal...
04/13/2004: Technologica Technologica - Plug It In To My Brain! finally, someone is listening to prof_booty from NY Times [computer-brain interface required] via /...
04/13/2004: Breaking News Breaking News - A Message from Zarqawi from FAS Project on Government Secrecy An exceptionally vivid sense of the grievances, obsessions and motivations...
04/13/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - 2004 Jefferson Muzzles Awarded from Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression Since 1992, the Thomas Jefferson Center...
04/12/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - Portsmouth NH Athenaeum from Portsmouth Herald Incorporated in 1817, the Portsmouth Athenaeum is the city's other library. Like the public...
04/12/2004: Technologica Technologica - Follow Up: Commerical Quantum Cryptography from CNET A 4-year-old start-up has begun shipments of what it says are the world's...
04/12/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Another Way The Media Is Boondoggling You from undisclosed source green4603 "In short, gasoline prices are relatively normal by historic...
04/12/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - Feds Seize Baseball Drug Tests from the Arizona Central SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Federal authorities probing an alleged steroid distribution...
04/12/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - Labels seek end to 99 music per song download from The Register Remember how online music stores were going to...
04/12/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - The Usenet Message Heard Round the World from CNET On April 12, 1994, the first S imultaneously P osted A...
04/10/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - Please, Only Touch Men from Boston Globe Priests in the archdiocese should only be touching the appendages of males. We...
04/09/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - National Budget Simulation http://www.budgetsim.org/nbs/ Congress Surrenders. Heard to say, "If you're so smart, you balance the budget!...
04/08/2004: Arcanum Arcanum - Debunk the Junk: The story about one woman's 'golden arches' diet from Portsmouth (NH) Herald The opinions expressed here by...
04/08/2004: Technologica Technologica - E-Mail Interception Leads To Arrest from Globe Technology via /. Passive email monitoring. Carnivore? How's your encryption? Good enough to...
04/08/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - Samus! from ComingSoon.net John Woo has optioned Nintendo's best-selling video game franchise Metroid for the big screen, says The Hollywood...
04/08/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Save Professor Harrison! from SaveProfessorHarrison.org A popular professor has been denied tenure at Boston College, upsetting many former students who...
04/08/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - Shhhh...Moody Street is the bomb Don't tell anyone...I don't want my rent to go up from Boston Globe Someone else...
04/08/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Widescale Spontaneous Combustion in Sicilian Town By Shasta Darlington, Reuters CANNETO DI CARONIA, Sicily - The gate at the entrance...
04/08/2004: Technologica Technologica - FAA Issues License for Historic Sub-Orbital Manned Rocket Launch from FAA.gov WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Transportation today...
04/07/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - "I'm Buddy Cianci, beeyach!" The "Andre The Giant Has A Posse" Phenomenon When I was in high school in the...
04/07/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - A Rant on Hollywood Doing All It Can to Fuck Up Comic Book Movies Ahhh Hollywood. You take a sure-thing...
04/07/2004: Breaking News Breaking News - And fuck you too, Walmart! Inglewood represents, and Walmart gets shut down...
04/06/2004: Technologica Technologica - Moore's Second Law by Michael S. Malone, Wired The biggest impediment to our technological future isn't extending Moore's law. Thanks...
04/06/2004: Technologica Technologica - What Good Is Free Software? or, Free Beer! from Jim Bessen writing for the Brookings Inst. referred by semi-alert reader...
04/06/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - Business Is About To Pick Up: WWE Goes SVOD from The Motley Fool World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) wants to...
04/05/2004: Technologica Technologica - Google E-Mail Ad Plans Raise Fears About Privacy New Service Uses Message Content from Washington Post [first born required] April...
04/05/2004: Technologica Technologica - Pickup & Dropoff: Car Talk Switches Back To Real Player from Car Talk via /. perhaps some of you will...
04/05/2004: Fraud & Conspiracy Fraud & Conspiracy - Water Subsidies Are All Wet from Capitalism Magazine referred by alert reader Max Power Great article about the water "shortage...
04/05/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - Can't Afford Room & Board Or Off-Campus Housing For Your Brat? Buy 'em A Condo from undisclosed source "In Boston...
04/05/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - Chernobyl, Eighteen Years Later Elena's Journey A Russian woman returns to the Chernobyl "Dead Zone" eighteen years after the incident...
04/05/2004: Technologica Technologica - Snow Crash Coming True Dept.: Wal- Mart to Become a Sovereign Nation??? from the New York Times INGLEWOOD, Calif., April...
04/04/2004: Breaking News Breaking News - When a crooked crook calls you crooked, you must be the crookedest John Dean, former White House consul under Nixon...
04/04/2004: Breaking News Breaking News - Gore TV Deal Is Stalled At The 11th Hour; Major Investor Pulls Out by Joe Hagan, New York Observer The...
04/02/2004: Technologica Technologica - athenaeum debuts alternate style sheets from prof_booty for the first time on the athenaeum, you will now be able to...
04/02/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - "I, Robot" Coming Soon To A Theater Near You! There is no way to prepare you, if you are an...
04/02/2004: Stuff That Does't Suck Stuff That Doesn't Suck - Accountability: The First Movement of the '00's? Hostess is scrambling to recover lost revenue due to lost Twinkies and Wonder...
04/02/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - No Free Speech Please, We're Americans What the hell is this administration doing?! from many sources, but mainly here I...
04/02/2004: Stuff That Does't Suck Stuff That Doesn't Suck - Biodiesel in NH or, No I didn't fart, It's my car, really from AP Yesterday I talked to a philosophy...
04/01/2004: Stuff That Does't Suck Stuff That Doesn't Suck - Floor Statement of Sen. Daschle on the Abuse of Government Power from Senate.gov Mr. President, last week I spoke about...
04/01/2004: Criminally Absurd Criminally Absurd - He's A Fool Year Round, Not Just April 1st or, I'd like to divest my foot in his posterior investment...
04/01/2004: Urban Archaeology Urban Archaeology - Waltham House razings stirring concern or, Tempting the Fates of Flame Wars from Boston Glizzobe Dedicated athenators will remember that...
04/01/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - Christopher Hitchens To Appear On Dennis Miller Tonight or, got TiVo? from CNBC Another favorite of the athenaeum HQ, Miller...
04/01/2004: Technologica Technologica - Crazy Aggregator Visualizes Google News from Marcos Weskamp and Dan Albritton via Slashdot Though it is now subject to the...
04/01/2004: That's Entertainment? That's Entertainment? - Air America Launches, or How Al Franken Has Taken Over Global Black Experience from Sacremento Observer NEW YORK (NNPA) ...



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