What’s in a name? Novel influenza, influenza A (H1N1), 2009 H1N1 flu, North-American influenza or just plain swine flu.
Archives for April 2009
If you can’t say something nice, please contact the company.
Minnesota’s most often in the middle in terms of lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride.
What you knew yesterday about the swine flu might not be true today. Are you keeping up with the information fast enough?
Two weeks ago, Arlen Specter said he’d be a Republican forever.
Speaking of… promising young talent, twitter, the flu and the interweb.
There’s nothing like a bit of historical perspective to throw cold water on your indignation over the behavior of modern Americans. In yesterday’s thread on the weekend riot near the U of M, reader Elizabeth T. introduced us to a paper by Jeffrey M. Van Slyke entitled – wait for it – An Analysis of Read more →
So, let’s say you’re walking around Manhattan, and a low-flying 747 zooms overhead followed by a couple of fighter jets. Would you panic? Some people did when that very scenario actually played out over New York City today, according to WABC-TV. According to the report, the Defense Department was conducting “a aerial photo mission” over Read more →
As you’ve no doubt heard already, there was a bit of a fracas over at the U of M this weekend, coinciding with the annual Spring Jam Block Party concert. The Minnesota Daily is on top of the story, but beyond the details of the news, the comment thread is pretty fascinating. Some readers are Read more →
Nearly 500 wildlife strikes were recorded at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport between 2000-2008.
An anti-war protest generates little buzz. Does anybody care anymore?
Jailed journalist Roxana Saberi goes on hunger strike to protest her detention and conviction.
Sen. Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, and Rep. Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, are the chairs of their respective tax committees.
Putting the child-enticement story to rest, presidents, bacon — yes, bacon! — and a birthday for Bill.