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Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...funeral in Mosul, Iraq, killing at least 47 people. Former President Bill Clinton underwent surgery in New York to remove scar tissue and fluid from his chest. Michael Jackson, clad in pajamas and walking gingerly, arrived one hour late to his child...
On Writing: Buying shoes

...into the heart of the nature of language - is hinted at in a recent email from my friend Bob Small.Bob writes: "One of my scars from graduate school is to never write that data suggest something. Data INDICATE something, and humans SUGGEST what the data...
The scars are permanent

...nerve and she later had surgery to repair the damage."It's still not fully recovered," she said.The two deep, small scars on her forehead "made me look like Harry Potter," Nelson said jokingly. The scarring has faded with time, although it will...
On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail

...populations down.We found at least two vertical scars on older trees; we could tell the scars had been made a long time ago because the trees...reducing the openings to narrow slits. Both scars were about four feet long and very similar to...
Super Bowl Media Day has a distinctive international flavor

...questions - at least based on the laughter - in Spanish.The puppets did one interview with a German reporter who had fake scars on his face like a zombie and later cornered Seahawks center Patrick Lewis."I don't know what they're saying," Lewis...
Bear bites biologist's leg

KODIAK - Kodiak fisheries biologist James Jackson had to miss a day of work and he's got a new scar on his leg, but he considers himself lucky after a close call with a Kodiak brown bear along a salmon stream."It was an experience...
The NFL's abuse problem

The NFL shield is unrecognizable.It is pockmarked with the black eyes of battered women. It is stained with the bleeding scars of abused children. It is filled with the crocodile tears of apologists who excuse all the nonsense.And where are you Roger...
Alaska Science Forum: Bowheads rise, Barrow sinks, fire scars the tundra

...certain areas of northern tundra and found two other immense burn scars on the North Slope. Jones, of the USGS Alaska Science Center...burned sometime between 1810 and 1920. He also mapped a fire scar from a smaller-but-still-significant 123,000-acre...
Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

...said.Allison said the turtles were all hatchlings, most just a few inches long."Some of the turtles still had an umbilical scar on the underside of their shell; that's a sign of being just a few weeks old."Allison said the turtles were headed to China...
KC Chiefs Eric Berry feared to have lymphoma

...Harbaugh said Monday. "That's pretty cool. If I did that, I'd tell somebody too."In fact, Harbaugh did do that as a player."I dislocated my finger and pulled it back in," the coach said. "That's a good battle scar to have."


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