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Monday August 4, 2008

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The BBQ Song
Rhett and Link are traveling across the U.S. sampling different regional foods. Their song about southern BBQ explains a thing or two about Southern eating.


Christians and Poverty
Ron Gleason is beginning what looks to be a good series on Christians and poverty.


Amazon Buys AbeBooks
You probably have to be a book geek to care, but Amazon has just purchased AbeBooks, a huge online seller of used books. This, of course, increases Amazon’s already firm grip on the online book market.


Historians: An Endangered Species?
This is a thought-provoking article about the way history (and historians) have been changing. “So, where does the truth lie? Are historians the repository of the nation’s past wisdom, essential policy wonks’ adjuncts? Or an endangered species in need of protection from today’s nasty, dumbed-down world?”


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