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ENTERTAINMENT
NBC Says it Will Slowly Kill Off Cast Of "Friends"
Critics question "cost-cutting" move.
Latin Grammy Nominees Announced
Bach, Vivaldi dominate in all categories.
Producer Sues Over 'Osbournes' Idea
"It was my &#@%!! idea," he claims in suit.
 
BUSINESS
Collapse of Telecommunications Industry May Force Changes
Greater use of Morse code, tom-toms, smoke signals.
SEC Chairman Pitt Asks for Raise
He's offered stock options.
Chicago Board of Shocked Traders to Close
New exchange, with calmer brokers, will replace it.
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
GOP Bill Temporarily Shuts $6.3 Billion Bermuda Tax Loophole
Permanently opens $60.8 billion tax loophole.
HEALTH / MEDICINE
Those Who Read Surveys Know Too Much About Sex Habits of Others
Worry they're having sex too often, or not often enough, according to survey.
Teen Drug Use Hits 10-Year Low
Drug dealers pledge to redouble their efforts.
 
NATURE
Among Chinese, Snakeheads
Considered a Delicacy

Among snakeheads, Chinese considered a delicacy.
 
SCIENCE
Cosmologists, Cosmetologists Gather
Age of universe, anti-aging creams discussed.
 
EDUCATION
Commission Formed to Find Out
"Why Johnny Can't Add"

Corporate accounting scandals suggest Americans falling behind rest of world in arithmetic.

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