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Single moms unite around common sperm donor
These 11 women bond over their common taste in men…not that they’ve ever met the man in question. He’s anonymous. He’s the father of all of their children. He’s donor 401.

Bush-Katrina Early Warning Video
All of the cool kids are talking about it. Here’s the video where Bush is warned that Katrina might break the levees but tells officials that the government is “fully prepared.”

The Cult I Just Joined
Chris Mooney is hooked on the TV show Firefly. He praises “the intelligence of its vision of the future” but also admits that it’s “kind of like Friends set onboard the Millennium Falcon.” You know you want it.

Mercury and autism: RFK Jr. drops another stinky one on the blogosphere
Orac rips into Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for unscientific criticisms of vaccines and baseless conspiracy theorizing.

Geneva Motor Show 2006
Pictures of the super-sexy cars introduced at the show. Check out Saab’s new concept car, the Aero X.

Originally published March 3, 2006

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