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Date : April 2006

NEWS ITEMS

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Published on: 2006.04.23

Here are some news items I came across today on the web. Pyramid found in BosniaWashington Post It’s larger than the Egyptian pyramids, researchers say. And there are apparently three of them, all connected by tunnels. I say it took a little too long for area residents to notice that the hill was geometrically shaped[…]

We Just Didn’t Understand Him

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Published on: 2006.04.19

Former Exxon chief Lee Raymond says we (the public) just don’t understand how the oil companies operate. That’s why we get so ticked off at the billions in profits they make (according to Forbes, ExxonMobil is the most profitable company in the world). He was defending his $150 million pay package when he said it[…]

Oil Barons Rise Again

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Published on: 2006.04.16

This is absolutely sickening. It’s not enough that they bilk us at the pump, day in and day out, but now the oil companies are rubbing it in our faces with huge payouts to their CEOs. Crap. Just a couple of years ago, we thought $1.60 was way too high. Now, they’ve convinced us that[…]

Memoirs of a Geisha

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Published on: 2006.04.11

(A Movie Review) I haven’t read any other reviews or critiques of this movie, so I don’t know what the professionals are saying. I only know that many friends and colleagues said it was “good.” That one-word description works for me. I didn’t find anything fantastic or superb about the movie, except that it draws[…]

Airline Misconceptions

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Published on: 2006.04.03

FOX News posted a story on its website today about growing airline complaints, even as air travel numbers finally climb back to pre-Sept. 11 levels. The number one complaint, according to the story was lost luggage. But the story also mentioned several other things, like charging customers for “amenities” and the lack of served meals[…]

Getting Hotter

Categories: Environment, InTheNews, Science
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Published on: 2006.04.02

Global warming is going to kill us all. Well, not quite; that was just to get your attention. But I’ve noticed in recent weeks that news organizations around the world are focusing more and more heavily on scientific research about global warming, and what it really means. The big consensus now, according to many stories[…]

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