Gongol.com Archives: August 2007
Brian Gongol

August 7, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Fever Outbreak

Humor and Good News How to win in NASCAR
(Video) Hilarious spoof interview with a "NASCAR coach"

News India tries flexing military muscle in the Middle East

News Europe plans to retaliate over tortuous travel regulations

Health New method for treating PTSD: Eye movement
Strange-sounding treatment involves moving eyes back and forth while recalling painful incidents. For some reason, it seems to stimulate brain activity across both hemispheres of the brain, which helps resolve PTSD incidents.

Health Dengue fever spreads in Belize

Threats and Hazards Georgia accuses Russia of launching an airstrike on it
Russia denies that anything happened; local leader calls the whole thing a "well-planned provocation"

Threats and Hazards Gangs attack peacekeepers in East Timor
Who cares about East Timor? Anyone who doesn't want to see things get worse in neighboring Indonesia, that's who. New Zealand and Australia alike think it's a situation worth sending peacekeeping troops in about, so that's a sign we oughtn't ignore it.

The United States of America 162,000 American servicemembers are in Iraq
It's a record, caused by the overlapping of rotations

Agriculture Millions of people without food after monsoons in and around India

Water News Manure runoff the likely cause of big fish kill in Sioux County

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