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Tuesday, March 19, 2002
Wow. Truly like finding a needle in a haystack. I remember my family receiving that issue of the Geographic in the mail. And I remember thinking for years afterwards that she was surely the most beautiful woman that ever existed. But now look what time has done. What things she must have seen...

Yahoo! News - National Geographic Finds Girl in Famed Photo


Sunday, March 17, 2002
Slate | The Breakfast Table

The larger problem raised by Enron is that within the business community it is perfectly acceptable to toe the line with the law.

New Scientist
Baumeister thinks rejection interferes with a person's self-control. "To live in society, people have to have an inner mechanism that regulates their behaviour. Rejection defeats the purpose of this, and people become impulsive and self-destructive. You have to use self-control to analyse a problem in an IQ test, for example - and instead, you behave impulsively."

BBC News | ARCHIVE | Anthrax attacks
The 1998 paper study on anthrax in the mail was one secret project. Dr Rosenberg is making the astonishing suggestion that there may have been a deadly follow-up by somebody else. Last time she questioned the investigation, she was attacked by the FBI and the White House. But she says she's prepared to speak out again because she's so afraid of what might happen next.


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