Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Monday, May 28, 2007
Friday, May 25, 2007
"The German authorities are compiling a database of human scents to track down possible violent protesters at the G8 summit in June"
"The method, once used by East Germany's secret police, the Stasi, involves collecting scent samples in advance from selected targets."
Thursday, May 24, 2007
Philippines professional basketball league allows one foreigner on each team, but no taller than 6'6''
Dunks are so rare in the PBA that the league has toyed with the idea of making slams worth three points. The league adds a dash of high-wire athleticism by allowing each team to hire one foreign-born star. But permitting American 7-footers to play would wreak havoc among the Lilliputian locals.
Monday, May 21, 2007
Sunday, May 13, 2007
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
It cost the prison $6,000 to change the locks.
Thursday, May 3, 2007
Tuesday, May 1, 2007
"Anatoli Petrovich Bugorski . . . is a Russian scientist who was struck by a particle accelerator beam in 1978"
"Bugorski was checking a malfunctioning piece of equipment when the safety mechanisms failed. Bugorski was leaning over the equipment when he stuck his head in the path of the 76 GeV proton beam"