The stunning temples secretly carved out below ground by 'paranormal' eccentric — More on that underground temple complex in Italy. (Thanks to goulo.)
Awareness test — Heh. (Thanks to sheelangig.)
Fermi paradox related space oceans and life and pictorial tour of oceans in our solar system — Very cool stuff on origins of life.
Software for socialism — Allende's Chile, ca. 1972, was home to an attempt at (near) realtime economic management via networking and what we might now call decision support software. This in lieu of the static planned economy of socialist doctrine. Fascinating stuff.
The Internet? Bah! — A 1995 Newsweek column on why the Internet won't amount to anything.
Ensuring Permanence: The Bush Administration Is Negotiating a Long-Term Iraq Occupation — "[T]he American part of this [Iraq War] will be $1.7 billion. We have no plans for any further-on funding for this." Said by Andrew Natsios, Bush-appointed head of USAID, 4/23/03
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