Water, electricity, and refrigeration -- all in one box
Three of the most urgent needs in a disaster
Studying Hezbollah can teach us about public-health emergencies
Public health used to be decentralized, but "since 9/11 we have destroyed it and tried to replace it with a vertically organized Incident Command Structure and its chain of command. This makes particularly bad sense for responding to pandemic disease." A point much larger than just public health.
Lots of speculation but little solid knowledge to plan around Tropical Storm Chris
How a single attack on Houston could cripple the US energy supply
The rise and fall of Howard Johnson's from ice-cream shop to hotels
Deep Space Telescope
How Richard Branson gets his ideas
Hackers show how to hijack a Mac in 60 seconds
"they ultimately decided to run the demo against a Mac due to what Maynor called the 'Mac user base aura of smugness on security.'"
Oil prices rise thanks to Lebanon and tropical storm
Chris should be a hurricane within 24 hours
"Bush grants self permission to grant more power to self"
Truth or fiction? Sometimes it's hard to tell. But he's not Castro.
Church, hog confinement destroyed by strong winds in northwest Iowa
Creationism backers lose in Kansas
State school board candidates will be made up mainly of people who aren't creationists
China jails dissenters
Man writes book about Tibet and democracy, gets 10-year prison sentence. A fifth of the world's population lives under that government.
Defense Department won't endorse Iraqi president's plan to take over security
The president said Iraq would handle its own security by the end of the year
Ames may have to impose mandatory water restrictions