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The True Story of Audion

Panic – Extras – The True Story of Audion
I couldn’t help myself. I’d always heard that Steve Jobs, founder and CEO of Apple, actually reads his e-mail. When you’re a tiny independent Mac software developer, that’s about as tempting a proposal as, say, a young surgeon being able to directly e-mail Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. Okay, so he’s not the surgeon general anymore, but my point is that when you’re down in the trenches

Sorry, Columbus, we were there first

Sorry, Columbus, we were there first – National – www.smh.com.au
Australians may worry about being swamped by American culture, but researchers claim Australians were the first to claim the United States.

A team of British scientists claims that long, narrow skulls unearthed in Mexico and California belonged to migrants from Australia and were several thousand years older than the earliest dated remains of native Americans.

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