Month: March 2004

Photographs of ghost town around Chernobyl area

Elena, a Russian woman with a motorcycle rides through and documents the ghost towns and abandoned buildings around Chernobyl. Elena seems to have a new site at a dedicated URL. UPDATE: Apparently Elena’s story isn’t entirely accurate. The original site

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Air America Radio

The new liberal radio station, featuring Al Franken and Janeane Garafalo among others, has a streaming audio so you can listen to it even if you aren’t in one of the big cities.

Complete Idiot’s Guide to Sunken Treasure and Ships

Now that I’ve finished my book club selections months early, my next reading endeavor is going to be “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Sunken Treasure and Ships.” Why? Because I won the book at work last year, but they were

Questions the AP want’s Condoleezza Rice to Answer before the 9/11 Commission

Interesting list of questions that the Associated Press suggests need to be cleared up by Dr. Rice when she testifies before the 9/11 Commission next week. Those are good, but Salon’s list of questions is much better; it covers more

Quote of the day

“Sorry we let unsubstantiated claims drive our coverage. Sorry we were dismissive of experts who disputed White House charges against Iraq. Sorry we let a band of self-serving Iraqi defectors make fools of us. Sorry we fell for Colin Powell’s