My thoughts go out to the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Bali, and especially to the traditional indigenous people of Bali who stand to lose the most. They’re caught in the middle between religious fanatics and Western tourists who just want to have a good time … I hope the Balinese find a peaceful balance between the powers of Indonesia and Islam, and the tourist dollar.
The main drug designed to vaccinate against the Bird Flu might not work at all.
Will the real conservatives please stand up? Whitley Strieber discusses the perversion of conservatism in American politics. Likewise in Australia, where the Liberals are anything but.
A campaign in India to dispel a superstition that it’s dangerous to eat during an eclipse. I’m surprised some Western confectionary company didn’t come up with an ice-cream called Eclipse to help dispel the myth.