Gongol.com Archives: May 2007
Brian Gongol

May 10, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Age-Old Question

Aviation News The Hungarian emigre who owns more airplanes than anyone
"For a lot of people, it is hard to understand what it was like to be a child behind the Iron Curtain in the 1950s, when the cold war was burning strong [...] You feel trapped, like a prisoner. So I always associated planes with escape and freedom, and still do."

Humor and Good News Japanese constitution pits rappers against comedian grandmothers

Science and Technology Carbon nanotubes: Don't get them caught in your lungs

Water News Iowa very slow to dry out

Weather and Disasters Do the states have access to enough National Guard equipment?
Well-researched and balanced review of whether the deployment of National Guard equipment to Iraq has affected the ability of the states to pick up after events like the Greensburg tornado

News Tony Blair says, "Seeya!"
Resigning as Prime Minister as of June 27th. Says "I did what I thought was right." Blair is hard to categorize, but of his team, one Scotsman suggests, "They say that the people get the government they deserve, but I don't remember kicking that many puppies."

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