Tom Lachecki

(Tomalak Geret'kal)

On Lies, Hypocrisy And War Criminals

Reasonably predictably, Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States government played a significant role during the recent conflict in Georgia, a former Soviet state. But I am starting to think that there is a little more to this than the usual slant.

Two Days Late Ain't Early

Police in Shropshire are planning to enter the burnt-out home of a missing family within the next 24 hours, reports the BBC.

US Mounts High-Horse, Tramples Over Self

In the wake of recent unrest in Georgia, the United States is calling for Russia to call a cease fire. Speaking in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice "said Russia should help resolve tensions instead of contributing to them."

Texas Ignores Rest of World, Executes Man

The BBC reports, "a Mexican man whose case drew international attention has been executed in Texas for the rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in 1993."

Jar Head Bear Meets Tragic End

A two-year old wild black bear has been sadly shot after it wondered into Minnesota with a plastic jar on its head.

How Cool Is Cuil, Really?

CNN reports that Anna Patterson — the brain behind Google's 2004 search engine upgrade — has banded together with her friends to create a new service that she feels will supercede the beast with all its shortcomings. The project, named "Cuil", is backed by $33m in venture capital and opened for business this morning. Ms […]

Unhelpful Snub

So a Swedish school kid invited everyone bar two classmates to his birthday party, and the parents of the omitted children complained to the national parliament, citing "discrimination".

Neutral Media Please

The BBC has published a few striking images of people with the oft-mentioned disease known as leprosy.

On The Causes Of Anti-Social Behaviour

According to Diane Kochilas, "offering a sip of something that is sanctioned culturally, religiously and even scientifically in the Mediterranean is hardly akin to setting a child on the path to alcoholism." In this article I briefly consider why that may be.

Microsoft Cheats In Marathon

Sales of the Xbox 360 have reached 10m ahead of those of the Wii.

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