6/2: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Molly Priesmeyer reports on the return of Heliotrope at Culture To Go.
City Pages Beer Festival is tomorrow!
Microbiologist Lynne Mackaskie and her colleagues at the University of Birmingham have powered a fuel cell by feeding sugar-loving bacteria chocolate-factory waste.
Federal authorities are investigating dozens of American television stations for broadcasting items produced by the Bush administration and major corporations, and passing them off as normal news.
Fifty-five million years ago the Arctic was a lot like Miami, with an average temperature of 74 degrees, alligator ancestors and palm trees, scientists say.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
John Schott discusses WikiScripts, Web 2.0, Photoshop, and other technology news at Ratchet Up!
Snakes on a Plane: The Early Auditions
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I'm sure you'll agree that we cannot afford to abandon these important, common sense, conservative principals."
-- Excerpt from a fundraising letter sent out by 1st District Congressman Gil Gutknecht, apparently showing an inordinate amount of concern for right-wing school administrators [h/t Vox Verax]
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