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Epic traffic jam in China enters its 9th day

Epic traffic jam in China enters its 9th day

Straight out of a Doctor Who episode. Life imitating art?

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The killer in the pool

The killer in the pool

Standard care and environments for orcas in captivity are nothing like what they’d experience in the wild.

Links For 03 October 2008

[How to view C-SPAN streams with Flip4Mac WMV player](http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20080917214511122)
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Today is full of [fail](http://www.potomacnews.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WPN%2FMGArticle%2FWPN_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1173352828933).

I was only 24 minutes late to class. Bah.

No Words

There really are no words. You can roll “horrible” and “terrible” and “tragedy” through your mouth over and over until you run out of spit, but that’s not going to begin to describe the situation when they start counting the bodies.

The media has been bandying about numbers under a hundred. I think they’re off by an order of magnitude. At least. I hope I’m wrong. I’d really, really like to be wrong.

On Monday, I ordered a six-pack of Cafe du Monde beignet mix from a store in Virginia Beach. It arrived this afternoon.

I’d much rather think about beignet mix.