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Numerous federal and local law enforcement agencies have bypassed subpoenas and warrants designed to protect civil liberties and gathered Americans' personal telephone records from private-sector data brokers.
According to a professor at the University of Southern California, the pleasure of grasping a new concept triggers a biochemical cascade that rewards the brain with a shot of natural opium-like substances.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Bunny Edelman walks the streets of Minneapolis everyday and reports on her findings at I Can Walk the Walk.
TIME WASTERS (PUPPIES IN PERIL EDITION)
The sad story of Skeeter the Narcoleptic Poodle
Duo the Two-Nosed Bull Terrier needs a home
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"So you know you're being used, but in a way you kind of like it because it's good pictures."
-- CBS News contributor and U.S. News & World Report contributing editor Gloria Borger, on CNN's Reliable Sources, discussing President Bush's recent visit to Baghdad [via Media Matters]