12/28 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Britt Robson discusses the Wolves's fourth quarter woes at Balls.
We remember the organizer of the first World Council of Churches at Corpus Obscurum.
About 40 per cent of the world's population is infected with Toxoplasma gondii, a common parasite which can increase a women's attractiveness to the opposite sex but also make men more stupid, an Australian researcher says.
Many German mothers-to-be are reportedly trying to delay labor until after January 1 so their births coincide with a new government initiative that gives parents 25,500 euros to ease their financial burden.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Former St. Paulite Chris Cope lives in Cardiff, Wales, and blogs about St. Stephen's Day, alcohol-infused Christmas goodies, and second-hand Redd Foxx anecdotes at Dancing the Polka with Miss El Cajon.
Fifty things we know now (that we didn't know this time last year)
The hand-fart version of Bohemian Rhapsody
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"It's such a loud recognition that global warming is real."
— Natural Resources Defense Council senior attorney Andrew Wetzler, on the Bush Administration's proposal to list the polar bear as threatened under the Endangered Species Act