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Monday June 2, 2008

Third Day Grace’s Billboard’s Cover
Third Day is the first band ever to grace the cover of Billboard Magazine. Click to see the cover and read the story.


The World’s Biggest Bookstore?
Here’s a news report on what may be the world’s biggest bookstore…or close to it anyways. And it’s all hidden away on a farm. “Lenore & Lloyd Dickmans’ bookstore is set on a farm, and the books take up 12 buildings, one of which was built from a slurry tank that once brimmed with cow manure. ” (HT: JC)


Ten for the History Books–Summer Reading
Dr. Mohler has posted some suggested summer reading. I read a few of his suggestions last year and enjoyed them a lot.


Paying for Our Polluting Ways
The National Post outlines some of the ways politicians are suggesting we do penance for creating carbon. Though the article is set in a Canadian context, the policies transcend borders.


June Desktop Wallpaper
Here are some options for prettying up your computer for June.


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