Browsing Month January, 2001

I was fingerprinted, photographed, and received a laminated masseuse license

What motivates terrorists?

“The extensive number of incidents of terrorism linked to U.S. foreign policy implies that the United States could substantially reduce the chance of catastrophic terrorist attacks if it lowered its military profile overseas.” —Washington Post

1955: Atomic tests in the desert outside of Las Vegas

A surprising absence of rich immigrants

Hacked to death by bad columnists or even just indignant ombudsmen

“If there is one particularly offensive category of modern columnist, it is the syndicated ideological hack