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T here's a byproduct of nuclear weapons manufacturing that has drawn criticism worldwide, and it may be time the American public became better informed about the depleted uranium debate.

This election year, a collection of public interest groups are mounting Shadow Conventions at the Republican gathering in Philadelphia and the Democratic get-together in Los Angeles.

What's the latest wrinkle in the failure of dot-com companies? How about advertising the robustness of your company's technology by building a website about the senselessness of the economic system that funds you?

Plus, taking time for fatherhood, the joys of snot, and more.


Columns
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What's The Buzz [7]
What to do about a plague of flies? Not much, really.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Auto Buffs Hit The Infobahn [8]
Shopping for parts on the Net.
— Marc K. Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Hot Lava [9]
Celebrating thirty-five years of everyone's favorite lamp.
— Ellen Fox, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 
Mr. Smarty Pants [10]
Cock-a-leekie, haggis with tatties-an'-neeps, tipsy laird, and Dunlop cheese.
— Mr. Smarty Pants, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Volume IV, Issue 2
July 3 - July 10, 2000  

Features
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Heavy Metal or Death Metal? [2]
Depleted uranium draws criticism at home and abroad.
— Lou Nicholas, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Unconventional Politics [3]
Throwing shadows on the big party conventions.
— David Corn, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Dot-Com DOA [4]
Predict the next Internet marvel to fail!
— Annalee Newitz, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Mr. Mom [5]
More men are taking time off from work to enjoy fatherhood.
— Jonathan David Carroll, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Snot Flap Manifesto [6]
The nature of mucous and how it relates to one the great deities of the Roman Age.
— Wayne Alan Brenner, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Now What? [11]
Can't get enough news? You're in luck -- more news is created every day. Our Now What? page offers a plethora of recommended links to help keep you living in the present.
WEEKLY WIRE
 

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