Authorities investigating Easter bondage murder in Torino, Italy.
Pet Shop Boys new album Fundamental may not get a U.S. release.
A Google Earth comparison of Iran’s nuclear sites using satellite imagery: “Both these sites will be military targets if diplomacy fails to steer Iran away from its nuclear weapons program — either for US missiles or, failing that, Israeli planes. The spectre raised by the Seymour Hersh article in last week’s issue of the New Yorker is that the US may be thinking of using tactical nuclear weapons to get to the facilities.”
Did Santiago Calatrava rip off Frank Lloyd Wright when designing his proposed condominium tower for New York’s South Street Seaport? Some are saying that the building looks suspiciously like the Taliesin 2 Floor Lamp.
Two players on Duke’s Lacrosse team were indicted for the rape of a stripper early today. One of them was Colin Finnerty, whom the NYT reported may hold a prior assault record as a gay basher. No respect for gays or women? Sounds like his parents raised him well.
Academic curriculum and gay rights headed for showdown in California Senate. “Supporters of the bill have said they hope including gay and lesbian issues in course curricula for public schools will replace the negative and stereotyped images of the LGBT community with more informed ones among California youths.” Senator Sheila Kuehl: “Because there is no prescription in the law now about LGBT people, official educational materials can contain information that is adverse or discriminatory. We just want to make sure the official educational materials are bias-free.”