- How T-Force abducted Germany's best brains for Britain | Science | The Guardian
"The programme was designed to loot the defeated country's intellectual assets, impeding its ability to compete while giving a boost to British business." Ah, the march of freedom.
tags: germany britain history ww2
Linkage: August 2007 Archives
- Gerhard Richter's 'Symphony of Light': Cologne Cathedral Gets New Stained-Glass Window
Cologne Cathedral finally has a new stained-glass window, designed by Gerhard Richter. It replaces the plain glass window installed after the original was destroyed during World War II.
tags: cologne richter cathedral stained-glass
- the things we think but do not say :: Sara and I just got engaged! :: August :: 2007
marriage proposal as "invented" gallery opening at 40000 in Chicago
tags: art gallery marriage
- A mellow tomme from Levezou / Sheep's milk cheese from France is mild despite the harsh conditions of its origin
Excellent sheep's milk cheese from a Basque region of France. We had some from Whole Foods yesterday.
tags: cheese france aveyron basque sheep
- International Protest Over Berlin Sociologist's Arrest | Germany | Deutsche Welle | 17.08.2007
Academics from both sides of the Atlantic and beyond have protested against the arrest of Berlin sociologist Andrej H. The researcher has been in jail for two weeks on suspicion of membership in a terrorist group.
tags: germany academia terrorism
- village voice > news > Rudy's Five Big Lies About 9/11
tags: giuliani 9/11 republicans gop
- Surveys Show US Image Plummeting in Germany
"At the start of the decade, according to US State Department polling, 78 percent of Germans had a favorable view of the US," Wike said. "Today, according to the latest Pew Global Attitudes survey, only 30 percent have a favorable view, the lowest ...
tags: germany usa statistics
- The Strange, But True Tale of a Communist Cowboy
A new German documentary, "The Red Elvis", tells the extraordinary tale of Dean Reed from Denver, Colorado who became a star behind the Iron Curtain.
tags: germany gdr history east-germany cowboy film
- 1010 WINS - On-Air, Online, On Demand - Odd-Looking 'Submarine' Spotted Near Queen Mary 2
news article links to bloggy for a photo of the revolutionary era submarine
tags: selfpromotion bloggy