Monday, December 13, 2004

News of the day

Things you might have missed...

Happy Holiday$
Or not. Sales are slumping for low and mid-level retailers, while high-end stores are selling $1,200 massage chairs at a brisk pace. Guess those tax breaks are having an effect, after all. But don't worry, we're all middle-class, aren't we?

This is Getting Good
Startling new revelations highlight rare Congressional hearings on Ohio vote

For the "Disappeared"
and their families there is a small step towards justice as a judge in Chile declares Pinochet fit to face human rights charges.

No Dumb Bird
Think we primates have cornered the market on brains? Think again.

The Horror
And finally, the Shrinky Dink instructions will tell you that you can stop the Dinks from sticking hopelessly to themselves when the curl. I've got a painstakingly drawn and coloured Hawai'ian Christmas ornament lady with Scoliosis to prove them wrong. Curses!

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