2/8: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Jack Sparks wants to know what clubs you don't have in your bag at the Other Side of Country.
The brain activity of five volunteers was monitored using functional magnetic resonance imaging as they watched more than 20 commercials which had aired during the Super Bowl as part of an experiment led by Marco Iacoboni at UCLA.
Houston postal workers were caught having sex in a mail truck.
Verizon senior VP and general counsel John Thorne told a conference that Google "is enjoying a free lunch," by using Verizon's network, and issued a veiled threat to cut off Google's bandwidth.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Andrea from Minneapolis recounts her adventure of hitting six shows last Saturday night at MinneapolitanMusic.
Playboy is looking for female MySpace users for their next nude pictorial. [NSFW]
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Do you know what would happen if the terrorists took you as a hostage? Kalashnikov to your head. You with your passport, crying. And all of the world in danger. Just because of you! I told him, 'You are crazy.' I don't like to talk to politicians this way, but he made me very sad."
-- Mithal Alusi, founder of the Democratic Party of the Iraqi Nation, recounting to the Pioneer Press his run-in with State Rep. John Lesch of St. Paul during Lesch's recent publicity stunt in Iraq