Gongol.com Archives: January 2006
Brian Gongol

Computers and the Internet (2006.01.21)
Can Technology "Save" Small Towns?
Engaging debate on Slashdot points to a report on agglomeration economies, or the habit businesses have of opening up near competitors in the same field

Health (2006.01.21)
2,782-Person Study Reports No Cancer Risk from Using Mobile Phones

Business and Finance (2006.01.21)
Massive Boom in Online Shopping Over Christmas

Weather and Disasters (2006.01.21)
Extremely Cold Temperatures in Russia, Ukraine, Scandanavia, Baltic States

Threats and Hazards (2006.01.21)
Nepal Cracks Down on Pro-Democracy Rallies

Threats and Hazards (2006.01.21)
Iran Hunkering Down
Pulling assets from European banks and lining up regional allies over its nuclear ambitions

The United States of America (2006.01.21)
CUNY Experience Suggests Higher Standards Attract More Students than they Dissuade
But it would be nice if reading were still a general-interest hobby

News (2006.01.21)
The Disappointing Record of Vladimir Putin
Now he's president of the G8, but it doesn't look like he's going to be pushing freedom along

Humor and Good News (2006.01.21)
The Fall of Rome
"[T]hey began to fritter all their money away on a national lottery despite odds on even a small win being MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM to I"