meehawl all that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned


Numbers Game

Between 2000 and 2005, foreign direct investment in the E.U. 15 was almost half the global total, and investment returns in Europe outperformed those in the United States. “Old Europe is an investment magnet...


Nil Metaphase

Today I did some personal chromosomal analysis: karyotyping. Extracted some blood, cultured it in a growth medium to encourage cellular DNA synthesis and division, then killed the cells, stained them, and went looking for...


Highest Bidder Wins

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether employees of the private security firm Blackwater USA illegally smuggled into Iraq weapons that may have been sold on the black market and ended up in the hands of...