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Monday News March 10, 2008

Posted by uberhim in Uncategorized.
Los Angeles Times: An Elusive Billionaire Gives Away His Good Fortune

Chuck Feeney, who nudges others to give while living, plans to donate $8 billion by 2016. Just don’t put his name on anything.


New York Times: They Criticized Vista. And They Should Know

We usually do not have the opportunity to overhear Microsoft’s most senior executives vent their personal frustrations with Windows. But a lawsuit filed against Microsoft in March 2007 in United States District Court in Seattle has pried loose a packet of internal company documents.


New York Times: 13-Year-Old Blazes a Lane in Swimming’s Olympic Pool

When she was 12, Lia Neal qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials in the freestyle by breaking a 23-year-old record for her age group.


Wall Street Journal: What Makes Finnish Kids So Smart?

Finland’s teens score extraordinarily high on an international test. American educators are trying to figure out why.


The Nation: (Some) Jews Against Obama

What do neocons and their media mouthpieces fear most about Obama’s stance on Israel? Could it be honesty?



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