5/26: Morning Communique
The evidence from NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft, shows the outer boundary of the solar system distorted as though it has been punched from below.
The Hercules (CA) City Council voted unanimously to take the unprecedented step of using eminent domain to prevent Wal-Mart from building a big-box store on a 17-acre lot near the city's waterfront.
Durex has launched New Zealand's first ever National Condom Week in conjunction with Family Planning, to celebrate the condom.
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10,000 workers on Amazon's Mechanical Turk were each paid two cents to draw a sheep facing left
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"We hired campaign organizers, and it was very much like a political campaign. Instead of 'get out the vote' it was 'get out and hold hands.'"
-- Hollywood promoter Ken Kragen, reminiscing on the 20th anniversary of Hands Across America
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