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The National Parks, America´s Best Idea, Ken Burns

Has anyone been watching this, is it up to his usual standards?
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Global Warming hoax about to cost you money

Yep, it was inevitable. This is no longer a big joke.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told reporters in Copenhagen Thursday the United States is willing to commit up to $10 billion a year by 2012, and would support a global fund of $100 billion a year to help developing nations deal with climate change, provided nations like China are willing live up to the 'transparency' demanded by the U.S.


So exactly where is Hillary ...
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Cincinnati Wide Receiver -- Dead

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry died early Thursday morning, according to a report on the Charlotte Observer Web site.

Police said Henry, who suffered severe injuries when he "came out" of the back of a pickup truck during a domestic dispute in northern Charlotte, died at 6:36 a.m. at Carolinas Medical Center.

Henry was found on a residential street about a half mile away from the home when police were called to the scene ...
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Source For General Mountain Range Facts And Figures?

I am technomoronman, so my web search could not answer my specific question. Before I ask that is there a good source where Mountains, Ranges, etc., are ranked by length, size/acreage, height, etc?

I found ample sources for mountain ranges by length. I know from JimmyJay's Absaroka Page that the Absaroka Range is the largest range in the Rockies. Does anyone know where the Absaroka would rank globaly ...
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Start of an Islamic Renaisance?

Is Amr Khaled and other evengelists the start of a modernisation of Islam? Maybe, at least I hope so.

"Amr Khaled's unique brand of Muslim preaching has made him one of the most popular preachers in the world.

Such is his appeal, he was recently named the 13th most influential person in the world by Time Magazine.

In Cairo, his DVDs stand on the top shelves reserved for best sellers in the Virgin record store, ...
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Irish bishop Donal Murray resigns over abuse report

"An Irish bishop has resigned, weeks after his handling of child sex abuse allegations was severely criticised.

A report on abuse by priests in the Dublin Archdiocese found Donal Murray's handling of one case while an auxiliary bishop in the 1980s was "inexcusable".

The Vatican said the Pope had accepted his resignation as bishop of Limerick. ....."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8417507.stm

If he knowingly protected criminals and, in other words, perverted the course of justice then he surely ...
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Eagle Scout Project

Since my last project idea did not turn out (a wetlands improvement idea) due to some indifferent people, I need a new idea. I would really like to do my project in the mountains, because I love spending time in them.

I need some ideas. I turn 17 in two weeks, so I only have a year to finish this. Any ideas or advice from a previous Eagle Scout? I want to do something that ...
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Almost time to go home and crank up the Civ III !

Ottoman fuckers attacked me out of the blue last night, and just as I was in the middle of kicking their asses the goddamned Hittites attacked me too! WTF? Fucking Hittites!

The Hittites have a mutual protection pact with the Sumerians, the second largest power in the world, after me (we are the mighty Aztecs). Shit. So first thing I did was negotiate a mutual protection pact of my own with the Sumerians, and now ...
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Merry Christmas

Merry Feckin' Christmas. Finshed University the day so its party time. 15 Pints of beer and a half bottle of Tonic Wine.... Then... Then only God himself knows.

So Merry Feckin' Christmas friends...
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