What about Walmart? Malchman's Headline Find, Rove in 72, Dern on Star Wars Stamps, Planet Proctor, Lasusa Links, Dan Grobstein File
Wal-Mart leaving America vulnerable to protect their profits. Yikes! Also, here and here.
Robert Malchman thinks you'll enjoy this cricket headline.
Don't miss Karl Rove in this 1972 CBS campaign story.
Tom Lasusa surfs the web so you don't have to: Kermit the Frog covers NIN's "Hurt"(Warning: images of drugs, sex and violence -guaranteed to destroy childhood memories)… Charlie the Unicorn Goes to Candy Mountain… History of the Light Bulb photo exhibit …Scientists Make Amazing Discovery -- disprove old saying "Beer before liquor, never sicker"… 'Cheesy' Webcam's a Traffic Driver Cheese lovers have been logging onto a British Webcam in droves to watch a hunk of cheddar ripen. … A Totally Sweet Cell Phone iPods, cell phones and other small, mobile devices could soon be powered by sugar-fueled batteries… Now THAT's What I call Fish and Chips!… Check out Google's driving directions from New York to Dublin, Ireland (particularly part 23)… Hexagon on Saturn
Dan Grobstein File
- NATIONAL | March 28, 2007
Live, From Station KFYI in ...Well, That’s Complicated
By JENNIFER STEINHAUER
Radio host Joe Crummey, who discusses Arizona politics on Phoenix’s popular KFYI, does his show from about 400 miles away in California.
- From Talking Points Memo: Sen. Kennedy (D-MA) makes a very good point. The prosecutor firings and replacements just happen to be in all the key 2008 swing states, and not in any states that are safe for either party -- with the exception of California, where the Lam -Cunningham investigation is. Why do you think that would be?
- ARTS | March 30, 2007
Video Games Conquer Another World: Retirees
By SETH SCHIESEL
Older Americans are increasingly turning to video games that rely on quick thinking as a recreational alternative.
- Apparently, Time Magazine doesn't run its best covers on the US Edition: Why nobody knows anything
- LA Times : Circuit City Stores Inc. has a message for some of its best-paid employees: Work for less or work somewhere else. [ed note: That'll be good for morale, not to mention sales staff competence]
- INTERNATIONAL / ASIA PACIFIC | March 29, 2007
Amritsar Journal: Young Sikh Men Get Haircuts, Annoying Their Elders
By AMELIA GENTLEMAN
Spiritual leaders expressed dismay at the rapidity with which a new generation of young men in India are trimming their hair and abandoning the turban. [ed. note: annoying your elders; the universal goal of youth]
- NATIONAL | March 26, 2007
Trains (and Patience) Stretched Thin in Chicago
By LIBBY SANDER
The city is confronting the possibility that its century-old elevated train system, the El, may be at a breaking point.
- NEW YORK REGION | March 24, 2007
A Museum-Quality Car for a Subway Yet Unbuilt
By WILLIAM NEUMAN
In 1949, 10 prototype subway cars for the Second Avenue line were delivered to the New York Board of Transportation, but the line was never completed.