Thursday, August 24, 2006

Link Time

Philippines asks for hair, feathers to soak oil spill [Scientific American]

If this oil spill happened in a "first world" country, would the uproar been louder? Would they have had all the gizmos and the "experts" already swarming the place to clean up?

Internet addicts halfway house opens in Shanghai [Scientific American]

Hmmm I wonder if this "halfway house" is the word du jour for the old "reeducation camps" or "reeducation through labor?"

Pluto Demoted, No Longer a Planet
[Yahoo Breaking News]

Awww, now there's only 8 planets in the solar system, new info for this old broad.