Archive for 2008

Friends and neighbors

An Israeli energy newsletter has revealed Israel is secretly buying oil from Iran despite an official boycott.

The remote

Scientists have developed an implantable device that allows men to control their sperm production using a remote control.

Papers give peek inside al Qaeda in Iraq

Computers and files seized from a senior member of Al-Qaeda in Iraq have given a fascinating picture of the detailed, often bureaucratic, planning procedures used by the group.

Driver says God ordered 100mph wreck

The driver of a pickup that struck a woman's car on the South Side Friday morning is being evaluated by psychiatrists because he thinks God told him to drive in excess of 100 mph to take the other car off the road, police said.

Shoes of the wrathful

During a surprise visit to Iraq, President Bush narrowly escaped a pair of shoes hurled at him by an Iraqi journalist.