Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Bits and Pieces - August 5, 2009

Paul Richter gets some of the background on the North Korean release of the journalists.

The Brits are thinking of replacing short-haul airplane flights with high-speed rail. The airlines don't like it.

Michael Gerson thinks needle exchange is a good idea.

A 95-year-old Jewish sabra renounces Zionism.

Two British satellites have been launched with the specific purpose of monitoring disasters.

Natural history museums as DNA repositories.

I loves me some overhead photos of mysterious buildings in the jungle. I've left a comment and expect there will be more discussion.

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