In the absence of much time lately to write about exciting things, here's a roundup of new stories I found perhaps even just vaguely interesting. Most of them were from the NZH or the BBC. They're in no intentional or particular order.
- Pope appeals for Christian unity
- Benedict XVI is installed as Pope
- Nikon's photo encryption reported broken
- Skeletons on your hard drive: watch those financial records!
- Tuesday's Sideswipe column:
The Maryland legislature is considering a bill that would allow students to wear sunscreen when they go out on sunny days.
- Gallipoli dead remembered at dawn
- China suffers memory lapses too
- Power lines cast cancer cloud
- Sarah Ulmer wavers on biking future
- Intel gives man $10,000 for old magazine
- DNA Tells Students They Aren't Who They Thought:
Students in a sociology class take DNA tests to determine their genetic ancestry.
- NZ helped with Cold War intelligence says Lange:
Broker role is not the right word. It wasn't involving a consensual activity. It involved one-sided activity which provided the other side with what they wanted. It was no use to us.
As usual, I haven't included any items from Fairfax's Stuff site. And not until they have a reasonable archival policy, anyway.
[Listening to: Humour Australia]