December 10, 2004
The lost cosmonauts. According to this site, there where many more manned spaceflights done by the soviet union, some even before Gagarin, but where kept quiet because they went wrong and the cosmonauts died. Fascinating, if this is true. Especially heartrendering is the last transmission of what should have been the first female cosmonaut.
December 06, 2004
Footh-in mouth-award 2004 Today the annual footh-in-mouth-award was awarded by the plain english campaign. The winning sentence was "I could not fail to disagree with you less." Check the site for some other gems of er.. interesting use of language..