Reports from soldiers in Iraq paint a different picture to what Bushco spins. Excellent article from the UK’s Independent newspaper.
The rich found guilty of relatively minor offences are staying in private five-star jails, if they know the right people.
Banning the building of new homes and schools within 60 metres of electricity pylons would dramatically reduce the occurence of childhood leukaemia, a UK report says. I’m glad I grew up within spitting distance of three power stations.
NASA scientists believe they have found a way to predict the colour of plants on planets in other solar systems. Or they could just ask extraterrestrial visitors.
Gyrochronology is a new method for accurately determining the ages of field stars based on their rotational rates. Not to be confused with gyrobotoxology, a technique that can determine the real age of Hollywood stars.
The Queen of England plans to stop by for a cup of tea at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center when she visits the USA in May. Advice to American tea-makers: boil the water in a kettle, don’t just pour it from the hot water tap!