Thursday, September 19, 2002

Learn the signs, and become a human lie detector.
Newly discovered hieroglyphics disclose an unknown war between two Mayan city-states. "What was once thought to be a series of separate local conflicts in the seventh and eighth centuries turns out to have been the equivalent of a "world war" for the Maya, with battle lines formed by vassal states controlled by two superpowers." Amazing.

Wednesday, September 18, 2002

Zagat's came out with a new survey today: "Movie Guide: 1,000 Top Films of All Time."

Tuesday, September 17, 2002

Today is Constitution Day...why don't you read it?
This just boggles my mind: D.C. Jail Mistakenly Releases Four [More] Inmates. This brings the current number of inmates mistakenly released by D.C. to at least nine this year. What did they do after the first five? The city poured $350,000 into an overhaul "that included new computers, training for its two dozen employees and the drafting of a 950-page manual on how to handle records." The city has also appointed a records management team to try to solve this problem, and no one has been fired.

Monday, September 16, 2002

The IWF (Independent Women's Forum) is the only group helping out the widows who were expecting on 9/11.

Speaking of the IWF, they truly care about women (unlike some other groups who claim they do).
On August 13 I linked an article about the new policies of the Big Brother/Big Sister program. Here's a follow up: Ohio Child Rape Case Shows Need For 'Big Brothers' Policy Change.