Cancer and viruses

April 28th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

An interesting line of research that caught my eye, because I have recently lost a dear friend to lung cancer.

Pope “ashamed” of clerical abuse

April 18th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

Really??? If he’s so ashamed, how come Bernard Law still has a nice cushy job in the Vatican?

Harper Visit to Auschwitz

April 6th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

I’m not sure where the Toronto Star is going with its headline to this story. I’ve been to Auschwitz and, believe me, there is nothing I could say to convey the depths of shame and horror I felt in that place.

I Demand Danger Money . . .

April 6th, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

According to today’s NYT:

A growing work force of home-office laborers and entrepreneurs, armed with computers and smartphones and wired to the hilt, are toiling under great physical and emotional stress created by the around-the-clock Internet economy that demands a constant stream of news and comment.

Who knew blogging could kill?

Currently Reading . . .

April 2nd, 2008 § 0 comments § permalink

Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization by Nicholson Baker.

Riveting.

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