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Any Other Questions?

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French plan to Save Earth

asteroid.jpgConcerned about an asteroid collision with Earth? Never fear—the French Space agency has a plan to save you. See, what you do is, you go get yourself a small asteroid, park it in a near Earth orbit by steering it with a small probe that will blast chunks off it, and then fling it into the path of an on-coming killer asteroid and VOILA! Or something like that.

French plan to save Earth

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Having Solved All Other Business problems…

In olden days, a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking. Now it is bare legs that are more likely to get people hot under the collar. As temperatures [in Britain] soared last week and office workers stripped off to brave the sweltering walk to work, a heated debate was ignited in the business press, one leading female commentator declaring a “bare-flesh epidemic” and decrying the “raunch culture” that has arrived in the British workplace.

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Stop Digging When You Hear Chinese

hole.jpgEnrique Mora of Montclair, Calif., said that within a few days of his gold detector’s having sounded in his front yard, he had dug a hole six stories down (but had come up empty). He said he had only planned to dig three or four feet, but got “carried away,”

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Don’t Let A Little Thing Like Being In Prison Stop You

[Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5-31-06]

During his 17 months federal incarceration in Atlanta, Wayne Milton sneaked out nights at least 50 times in order to continue the high-stakes mortgage-fraud business that had landed him in jail in the first place. In May, he received a fresh, 20-year sentence for having bribed the prison guards who allowed his freedom. The smooth-talking Milton who deftly quoted the Bible, preying on small-town preachers in the South is such a relentless promoter that within days of his re-incarceration, according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitutional report, he was secretly recorded on a prison phone lining up another mortgage loan.

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