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Living Underground: Abandoned Atlas Missile Silo

My bookmarks toolbar menu rules. Case in point: Quigley’s Cabinet. It’s a long-running blog by a lady who has multiple sclerosis and appears to live in Florida. She is into all thing morbid, but is decidedly less gothic than Morbid

In (Post) Soviet Russia, Occult Healers Outnumber Doctors

Russia’s passed some weird benchmark recently. RIA Novosti, the state-owned news agency, reports that a World Health Organization survey found that there are around 800,000 witches and sorcerers operating in Russia today. That’s 160,000 more occult healers than registered physicians,

Jackson Pollock: More than Just a Tool, a CIA Tool

The Independent ran a story about fifteen years ago that I missed entirely (thank you for finally enlightening me with a link, LOML) about loathed abstract impressionist painter Jackson Pollock being a propaganda tool of the CIA. I finally found

Google Maps Pops Up Again, This Time in Latin America!

Google Maps has popped up in my life once more, in the form of an odd little news story out of Central America. It’s very fortunate that the U.S. and U.S.S.R. are no longer using Central American nations as proxy

Study finds Israeli-Palestinian Conflict not One-sided

One of the more unusual things to come out of the Cold War was the doctrine of mutual assured destruction (MAD). Unusual, insane — one of those really. The MAD doctrine pretty much served as the fulcrum for the precarious

Latin America to U.S.: So Long, Jerk

It looks a lot like the beneficent and subversive spirit of Hugo Chavez’s annual donation of 100 million gallons of heating oil to impoverished families in the United States for the last four year has spread to Venezuela’s neighbors. Some

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