October 20, 2004

Here, there, and everywhere

If you are a fan of Jon Stewart and the Daily Show, you should immediately watch this followed by this. Tell it like it is, Jon. (Thanks to Lana for the tip.)

Also, on the subject of arboreal rainbows, scientists have apparently began to unravel the real reasons for all that colour. Stay tuned.

In other news, today's globeandmail.com poll prompted me to look at the CBC's "The Greatest Canadian" website. Don Cherry is one of the top ten finalists. Also, all the finalists are men. So Don Cherry beat out not only a series of great Canadian men, but also all the great Canadian women. I will cry if he wins.

In other news, check out this interesting and surprising article about how Canada's "famous five" might not fit the (new $50) bill, if you'll forgive the pun.

A number of newspapers around the world got together to run similar polls about foreign preferences for the U.S. election. The results aren't exactly shocking. It does make you wonder, though, as some of my friends have suggested, what's going to happen with regards to foreign perceptions of the U.S. citizenry if they re-elect (and I use the term loosely) President George W. Bush.

Last but certainly not least, check this out:


http://www.trekearth.com

Posted by anatole at October 20, 2004 12:32 AM
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