DISASTER: COMMENTARY

A thought-provoking commentary on the disaster and the reactions to it. You may want to hit the author, Alexander Cockburn, by the end of it (complain to him, not me), but I found it to be more interesting than most of the other coverage so far.

DISASTER: VICTIMS

For some reason, this list of World Trade Center tenants touched me more deeply than some of the horrific photos.

DISASTER: OSAMA BIN LADEN

I found these to be helpful – a short article about Osama Bin Laden’s background, and a list of questions and answers about bin Laden.

DISASTER: PHOTOS

If the news sites are slow to load, this site has all of today’s AP photos collected together.

HOW WATER BLASTERS WORK

Sure, you could get back to work after the holiday, but wouldn’t you rather check out an illustrated explanation of how water blasters work?

DOUGLAS ADAMS DIES

Douglas Adams passed away on Friday. He was 49. He was the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, and several other of the most wonderful books in the world. “So long, and thanks for all the fish.”