The number of books sold dropped by nearly 44 million between 2003 and 2004, even as the annual number of books published approaches 175,000.
"People are reading less, so what you're seeing is the same phenomenon that has hit magazines and newspapers, a massive shift toward home video, DVD, internet and cable," said Albert N. Greco, an industry consultant and a professor of business at the graduate school of Fordham University. [via Arts Journal]
Curse you MSM!
May 15, 2005 ? Forecasters at the NOAA Space Environment Center in Boulder, Colo., observed a geomagnetic storm on Sunday, May 15, which they classified as an extreme event, measuring G-5?the highest level?on the NOAA Space Weather Scales
Hell, I blame all liberal rags for any space anomaly, what the hell.
Even the Government admits that Newsweek's article wasn't to blame for the events in that fun, peace-lovin' land mass Afghanistan: "Afghan Riots Not Tied to Report on Quran Handling, General Says". So maybe everyone should just chill on the blamefest, fun as it might be, it's fucking asinine.