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"Gran torino" – A reflection film

I had no idea how deeply this movie would affect me until the night I saw it, and then I couldn’t sleep until 4 in the morning. And she had never suffered from insomnia before! I have long admired Clint Eastwood, going back to his days as Rowdy Yates on the TV show “Rawhide.” From […]

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2008 Houston Texans Preliminary Report

The Houston Texans have yet to win a Super Bowl, a conference championship or even a divisional title. On the other hand, it should also be remembered that the Houston Texans have a relatively short history, having first formed in 2002. The creation of this team gave Texas a second reason to be proud, in […]

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NFL 2006: Baltimore Ravens

Despite a 6-10 record last year, the Baltimore Ravens and their fans have an air of confidence heading into the 2006 season. And for good reason. Head coach Brian Billick and Ozzie Newsome at headquarters have assembled a team that may be the best since the Super Bowl race in 2001. Offense: The reason for […]

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Myopia of the mission to Mars

As a technical achievement, NASA’s current mission to Mars is staggering. The staggering complexity of the landing and the successful deployment of the roaming robot with its powerful cameras are astounding, no question. Clearly at this stage, it is too early to talk about success or not. However, we can still ask ourselves, ‘What are […]

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Georgia Tech Vs Georgia – An Old Fashioned Rivalry

Separated by 70 miles of interstate between Atlanta and Athens Georgia, and founded 100 years apart, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and the University of Georgia (UGA) have been rivals since 1893 in more than just soccer. Competing for everything in the state of Georgia, from students and potential fans to government grants […]

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Ness’s Notes (January 29)

Duke, Florida and Pittsburgh won in college basketball yesterday, a much better result than the previous Saturday, when all three teams suffered their first loss of the season. No. 5 Texas was the biggest loser of the day as the Longhorns saw their nine-game winning streak cut short by Oklahoma at Norman, when they lost […]