headlines for january 2009
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Power and connectivity just returned.
Yaks recovering from 11 days of dark and chill.
News and comment on the way.
Big storms on the steppes. 100 years worth of damage.
Electricity gone for at least a week. Full connectivity gone for maybe a month.
News service to return as soon as the yaks can get everything working again.
|reading suggestions, compiled in 2009||22 January||
|Book reading lists||7 January|
|ecology||attitudes changing within the filthy fossil fuel industry||22 January|
|ecology||sustainable food production comes||20 January|
|ecology||cameron sets policy for smart grid while the clown tries to force through third runway||17 January|
|politics||allah be praised!||19 January|
|politics uk||another day, another dishonest gimmick from the clown||13 January|
|politics middle east||hamas terrorism - gradually reality penetrates||12 January|
|politics middle east||hamas, israel, what does disproportionate response mean?||5 January|
|politics uk||the clown’s prison culture||5 January|
|politics||naughty people playing with big matches||1 January|
|technology||improving light bulbs||19 January|
|technology||another step toward the transparent society||13 January|
|behaviour and intelligence||enforcing un resolutions||15 January|
|behaviour and intelligence||on religion and self-control - evolutionary advantages of self-control||10 January|
|behaviour and intelligence||does stupidity have any lower bound? (no. 1)||9 January|
|behaviour and intelligence||enough if you can just leave world a little better than you found it||7 January|
|fun||all the fun of the fair - mad humans||15 January|
|fun||giant cockroaches are taking over the world - robots wanted, no humans need apply||2 January|
|civil liberties||political decision by echr backs spain’s scapegoat attack - xavier||10 January|
|book and other reviews||on the damaging effects on the poor of ‘welfare’ programmes||8 January|
|oil||prestige oil disaster - latest spanish government whitewash debunked - xavier||8 January|
|news-lite||the more cigarettes are investigated, the worse they seem to be||6 January|
|news-lite||claim of less polluting manufacturing of cement||3 January|
|For earlier headlines, please go to previous headlines for December 2008 page|
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