Wednesday, October 06, 2004

The things one can learn reading a column about NFL football.

The planet Pluto is undergoing global warming.

The Air Force's Atlas rocket, originally designed and built to deliver nuclear warheads on the Soviet Union, now has engines made in Russia.

The night crew at the Tate gallery in London has been instructed to stop throwing exhibits out in the trash.

Canadian immigration officers demand to see pictures of women disrobed before admitting them into the country to work as strippers.
"a Toronto immigration lawyer says he once had a client from Romania who was denied entry to Canada because she produced only a picture of herself dancing topless ... that wasn't good enough to prove she could work in the nude." (CP)
All of this lifted from the only weekly column on pro football written by a Brookings Institute visiting fellow. Who says being a sports fan isn't educational?