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HAWKING DISSES PLANET

June 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Excellent call in comments: “I think more humor columns need to have Stephen Hawking calling the Earth a whore.” Posted by Tim B. on 06/29/2006 at 01:03 AM […]

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ENGLISH WIN AGAIN

June 29, 2006 kim lien 0

* “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”—Prime Minister Winston Churchill following the Battle of Britain, 1940 […]

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BIRD HANGING AROUND RESTAURANT

June 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Vital global warming developments at Martha’s Vineyard: “About two weeks ago, this bird started hanging around the restaurant, perching on the rail,” Mr. Cipolla recalled. The bird […]

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CANADA HATED

June 29, 2006 kim lien 0

For a broad strata of society, that bunch of folk recently arrested up Canada way sure do have some narrow interests: Wives of four of the central figures […]

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RUNDLE RUMBLED

June 29, 2006 kim lien 0

An email from Pamela Bone, formerly one of the few sane journalists at Melbourne’s Age, to Arena magazine: In the June-July edition of Arena, Guy Rundle writes, in an editorial regarding the Euston Manifesto, […]

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PETS TRAGEDIZED

June 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Another reason to oppose gay divorce: A year after legalising gay marriage, Spain is now seeing its first gay divorce, complete with a custody fight over the couple’s […]

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IF YOU INSIST

June 28, 2006 kim lien 0

AAP reports: Australian Miss Universe contestant Erin McNaught has urged pageant officials to take a closer look at topless photographs before ruling her out of the […]

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EDUCATION HAPPENING

June 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Good news from Iraq—in the New York Times: Enrollment in Iraqi schools has risen every year since the American invasion, according to Iraqi government figures, reversing […]

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SIGNS SEEN

June 28, 2006 kim lien 0

The Sydney Morning Herald‘s Michael Gawenda: There are signs that an increasing number of people on the left in the US, Europe and Australia are uncomfortable with […]

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CLAIM IN MAINE REMAINS THE SAME

June 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Serial plastic turkey enthusiast Mary Potratz (mmm … pot rats) repeats a familiar claim: It didn’t impress us before when he held up a plastic turkey, it doesn’t impress […]

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EDITOR NAMED

June 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Just announced: new editor-in-chief of the Bulletin is John Lehmann, late of the Australian and the New York Post. Posted by Tim B. on 06/27/2006 at 01:37 AM Tim! Like Australia vs […]

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ROB SMITH

June 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Jack Daniel’s, lobster tails, whole grain bread, pots of raspberry jam, pasta in a sauce of sun-dried tomatoes, bottles of 2003 Cotes du Rhone – […]

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NOW HE’S JUST SHOWING OFF

June 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Climate master George W. Bush—the Kyoto-denying tsunami generator and crusher of New Orleans—presents his latest weather stunt: a daring volcano/mudflow/stormo combo: The Philippines have put civil […]

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KOS ‘N’ COLE

June 27, 2006 kim lien 0

A fellow named Markos Moulitsas Zúniga declares: I wouldn’t want to be a senator or congressman. I’m able to influence politics much more effectively doing what I […]

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FREEZY AL

June 27, 2006 kim lien 0

This week’s Continuing Crisis column for the Bulletin delights in the global chilling caused by Al Gore. UPDATE. Gore’s chilling effect reduces movie audiences, too: Former U.S. Vice President Al […]

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DAME V DON

June 26, 2006 kim lien 0

It’s Aussie against Azzurri and gladioli versus grappa in tonight’s K-town smackdown!    Tune in from 12.30am AEST for live kicking, heading, diving, screaming, blogging action! Alternatively, if soccer isn’t your thing, […]

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HOURLY HUGH

June 26, 2006 kim lien 0

Hugh Hewitt will be part of a Daily Kos-gnawing webzilla launching next month and building towards the 2008 election: Should Dems be alarmed? “Absolutely,” says Hewitt. “Unless they […]

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TOO MUCH WORK

June 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Webdiary unveils its new zero tolerance comments policy: Any comment that contains anywhere within it any commentary – explicit or implied – on the intelligence or honesty […]

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MURDERS UP

June 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Well, this might end a few arguments: Labour’s failure on law and order was laid bare last night as it emerged 250 more people are being killed each […]

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ANIMALS LIVING

June 25, 2006 kim lien 0

The latest environmental crisis? Animals surviving in the Antarctic. Interestingly, scientists (among others) are blamed for introducing the hardy outsiders: Scientists are calling for action to prevent foreign […]

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MATURITY NOT ATTAINED

June 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Biology professor Bruce Charlton identifies why so many academics, teachers, and scientists are total wads: While the human mind responds to new information over the course of […]