2006.10

October 2006

"Religion is probably, after sex, the second oldest resource which human beings have available to them for blowing their minds"
-Susan Sontag

Bombs Over Cambodia

Bombs Over Cambodia

New information reveals that Cambodia was bombed far more heavily than previously believed
Stephen Harper and the Theo-cons
The rising clout of Canada’s religious right
African Queen
Finbarr O’Reilly on his award-winning photograph
Melody Man
The long, unpredictable career of Irving Fields
Welcome to Cairo! Where Is Your Wife?
In Egypt, most displays of man-on-man affection aren’t what you might think
The Paradox of Paradise
Adventures in Waynejohnstonland
A Billion Little Pieces
Life during Wartime
The Animals We Love, The Animals We Eat
Pets are family, but chickens are food products? A Quebec vet examines our two-faced relationship with animals
Serve-and-Volley, Anyone?
Once the dominant style in tennis, rushing the net is now a vanishing art
Ming, eh?
Claims of a pre-Columbian Chinese settlement in Cape Breton Island raise eyebrows
Guerilla Frogger
An independent scientist sticks his tongue out at Costa Rican conservation efforts
The Smell of Smoke
The Human Library
A Dutch project lends the term walking encyclopedia new meaning
Dictation-bound
Forget spelling bees - for a real challenge, try the Dictée des Amériques
Dada Luxury
Tobias Wong’s “paraconceptual” designs will seduce you
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