July 5, 2006
Plumbing the depths of search-engine censorship in China
"Lou Dobbs bangs the gong of anti-immigration until one's ears bleed"
How CNN is drifting away from straight news
Bear tears up 1964 Buick Skylark to get barbecue-chicken-and-jalapeno pizza
Owner pained by damage to the new $5,000 paint job. Bear also ripped off his Jack Daniel's and a can of beer. Fortunately it didn't take advantage of the car's 250 hp engine.
The consequences of waking up from a 19-year coma
Scientists are figuring out how to make the brain re-grow portions damaged by trauma, in part based on the case of a man who went into a coma in 1984 and came back in 2003
"I really want to live in a country where the poor people are fat"
Japan shuts down only passenger route from North Korea
Also imposes sanctions as punishment for North Korea's missile test. Meanwhile, North Korea's propaganda agency is trying to hype current affairs as "US imperialism".
Bank of Japan may raise interest rates
Their policy has been a zero-percent interest rate for five and a half years
US to hit 300 million people by October
One of the most-forgotten points: Even though the population has risen, the US is still chock-full of empty space
Tax relief to help follow new EPA rules
Wastewater treatment in 1776
How alternative energy can help farmers make more money
Vice President Cheney's "One-Percent Doctrine"
Perhap a less-nuanced understanding of how to define the word "safe"