Tuesday, August 29, 2006

having attempted to destroy Lebanon's infrastructure, Israel is now defending itself by arresting members of the Palestinian Government, bulldozing homes in Nablus and attacking the Gaza strip with missiles

Saturday, August 26, 2006

the world's 16,000 commercial jet airlines generate more carbon dioxide than the total output of Africa

Sunday, August 20, 2006

depleted uranium is 60% as radioactive as natural uranium

there's up to 650,000 tons in US hazardous waste storage sites

so they're using it to make shells and armoured tanks

Friday, August 18, 2006

requiem in pacem

the rare Desmoulin's whorl snail which infamously stopped work on the Newbury Bypass in 1996 has died out in the new home created for it after a High Court challenge failed

Monday, August 14, 2006

which two Middle Eastern countries have the most Jewish citizens?

Israel and Iran

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

the benefits of colonialism - part 237416

an estimated 125,000 Egyptians perished in forced labour
during the construction of the Suez Canal