Daily Archives: July 22, 2002

Royalties force pioneering radio station to end we…

Royalties force pioneering radio station to end webcasts

A hearty thank you to the not-really-a-Librarian of Congress for his royalty decision! Will somebody please tell me how this does anyone in the entire world a lick of good?

CNN.com – Student charged with keeping anthrax at …

CNN.com – Student charged with keeping anthrax at lab – July 22, 2002

See, when I first saw that headline I thought, “That sounds like a pretty rough work-study job.” But we’re talking about criminal charges, of course.

Reuters Wire | 07/22/2002 | Brazilian to Succeed R…

Reuters Wire | 07/22/2002 | Brazilian to Succeed Robinson as U.N. Rights Chief

Okay, guys, write down “Sergio Vieira de Mello”, that’s the powerless figurehead you’re going to be picking on in the future.

CNN.com – Customized supercomputer wins speed race…

CNN.com – Customized supercomputer wins speed race – July 22, 2002

Presumably it’s going to enter the 100 meters at the World Track & Field Championships next year.

Online Jellyfish Forecast Warns Chesapeake Swimmer…

Online Jellyfish Forecast Warns Chesapeake Swimmers

Really, what more can I say? I mean, I love the Internet Age. Online jellyfish forecasts?


In the Chesapeake’s tributaries, when conditions are right, the waters are transformed into jellyfish soup, with about 16 jellies per square meter.

Snakehead Fish Found in 7 States; U.S. to Ban Them…

Snakehead Fish Found in 7 States; U.S. to Ban Them

Yep, the Administration is taking swift action here, banning the import of any more Dreaded Chinese Snakehead Walking Fish.


Snakeheads have been found in six other states: Hawaii, Florida, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, according to the Interior Department.

Well, that’s a pretty broad assortment of states, isn’t it? Nice to see that Interior is finding something to keep itself busy, what with not enforcing the Endangered Species Act taking up almost no time.

Oh, and once again I’ve scooped the news agencies. Reuters offers a URL (not a link, you have to copy and paste) to a site where you can find the Watercress & Snakehead soup (soon to be offered by Campbell’s) that I linked to a few days ago.

Bush Defends Treasury Secretary and Speaks Out on …

Bush Defends Treasury Secretary and Speaks Out on Markets

What? WHAT?!? What are you looking at me for?