Hazardous levels of metals found in wines:... →
Researchers report this week that potentially dangerous levels of heavy metals exist in more than 100 types of red and white wines from a dozen countries. British scientists say the wines (their brands and grape type aren’t identified) contain amounts of the industrial metals vanadium, copper and manganese that exceed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) health standards, according to...
Smear’n’Fear: this describes the 2008 Republican campaign strategy. [was just reading about Dole’s North Carolina senate campaign ad attacking her “godless” opponent and this term leapt into my mind…](m)
Al-Qaeda endorses… the Zune on Conan O’Brien | Engadget [“iPods are the devil’s MP3 player”…](m)
I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m...– John Cage; US composer of avant-garde music (1912 - 1992) The Quotations Page
FT.com / World - Bank of Japan cuts interest rates →
The Bank of Japan cut interest rates for the first time in seven years, lowering its key rate to 0.30 per cent from 0.50 per cent amid rising concerns about Japan’s growth outlook. The move by Japan’s central bank, which had been holding off from cutting rates, highlights the worsening outlook for the Japanese economy as a global financial crisis has slashed exports, the yen has surged and share...
Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the...– Franz Kafka; Austrian (Czechoslovakian-born) author (1883 - 1924) The Quotations Page