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Scoop Supercomputer Images: A Solution To The US Wildfire Problem?
Scoop Images: New Pictures From The Wellington Vs Northland Clash
Scoop World: Icebergs In A Bottle
Scoop Opinion: Eco-Economy – The Environment And Economics
Scoop Opinion: Guy’s World - What Runners Think About
Scoop Opinion: On The Right - Baby Bashing And Colonisation
Scoop Opinion: The Heat Is On The Reserve Bank
Kiwi Anti-Capitalist Hui - Rebellion in the 21st Century
Scoop Business: Robots Let Loose In The Tasman Sea
Scoop Business: Company Results
Scoop Arts: Loop Is In The House
Scoop World: Fijian Constitution Cannot Be Returned By Force
Scoop World: Rectal Gonorrhea Lies in San Francisco
Scoop World: International News Roundup

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Scoop Supercomputer Images: A Solution To The US Wildfire Problem?

The latest scoop images from the NOAA Supercomputer show cold weather across the West and Midwest of the United States. Could this be the snow firefighters have been praying for? See... Scoop Images: A Big Chill Comes To The Fireground [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00152.htm


Scoop Images: New Pictures From The Wellington Vs Northland Clash

- More great pictures of the weekend’s game, by Mark Graham. See... Wellington Vs Northland Images 2 [1] and Wellington Vs Northland Images 3 [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00155.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00156.htm


Scoop World: Icebergs In A Bottle

- Ancient icebergs in a bottle, marketed as Borealis (northern lights), are the cool new drink in California where demand now outstrips supply, but West Coasters who drink melted glacier ice are wondering what all the fuss is about. John Howard reports. See... Icebergs In A Bottle Quench Californian Thirst [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00154.htm


Scoop Opinion: Eco-Economy – The Environment And Economics

– Deidre Kent’s address to a recent conference on the environment challenges traditional notions of economics and how the banking and financial sector impact on environmental outcomes. See... Eco-Economy: Economics in Environmental Campaigns [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00153.htm


Scoop Opinion: Guy’s World - What Runners Think About

- A recent survey by Realrunner.com showed that pain is on the minds of more than one in three New Zealanders when they’re running, while 65 percent of British runners think about sex and romance while they’re out pounding the pavement. See... Guy’s World: Kiwi Runners Must Break Pain Barrier [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00151.htm


Scoop Opinion: On The Right - Baby Bashing And Colonisation

- It is a little-known fact that the colonisation of this country in 1840 is the reason why a disproportionate number of Maori men beat their wives and kids. So little known, in fact, that even abusive Maori men do not know it. See... On The Right: Colonisation and Child Bashing [1] in the Politics wire. In a similar vein National MP Roger Sowry says, “Tariana Turia's speech to a Psychological Society Conference in Hamilton today must qualify as the most off-the-planet speech made by a politician in living memory.” See... Pull yourself together Tariana [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00173.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00556.htm


Scoop Opinion: The Heat Is On The Reserve Bank

- The NZ dollar reached historic lows last week. While US dollar strength is partly to blame, adverse economic fundamentals caused the NZ currency again to depreciate by more than other currencies. See... Monetary policy framework to be stress tested [1] in the Business wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00214.htm


Kiwi Anti-Capitalist Hui - Rebellion in the 21st Century

- An initiative of the Socialist Workers Organisation, open to all opponents of corporate domination, entry by koha (donation). It's part of the build-up to the protests against the World Economic Forum's summit in Melbourne on September 11.. See... Rebellion in the 21st Century- Hui this weekend! [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00172.htm


Scoop Business: Robots Let Loose In The Tasman Sea

- The Tasman Sea - just off the coast of Sydney - is currently the testing ground for a state-of-the-art remote operated vehicle (ROV) purpose built to maintain the Southern Cross Cable Network, which will go live on 15 November. See... Tasman Test for Internet Cable Maintenance Robot [1] in the Business wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00216.htm


Scoop Business: Company Results

- See... Air NZ Increases Trading Profit to $177.9 million [1] - Goodman Fielder sells Starch Australasia [2] , both in the Business wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00215.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00213.htm


Scoop Arts: Loop Is In The House

- The b-Net music awards went off at the Powerstation on Saturday night.The show opened with a fabulous live version of Subwares house hit Disco Hooplah performed by local talent Dirty With Money featuring P.Money Godfrey de Grut Nick Gaffeney and Chip ... See... LOOP amplifier - b-Net music awards [1] in the Culture wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0008/S00046.htm


Scoop World: Fijian Constitution Cannot Be Returned By Force

- “Those at home and abroad, including political leaders who think that Mahendra Chaudhry and the 1997 Constitution can be brought back by force, are deluding themselves.” For a Statement by the Minister for Information & Communications, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola see... The 1997 Constitution Cannot Be Reimposed By Force [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00181.htm


Scoop World: Rectal Gonorrhea Lies in San Francisco

- This letter is to follow up on our August 23, 2000 phone conversation regarding the abrupt disappearance of diagnosed male rectal gonorrhea cases from the latest San Francisco Monthly STD Report.See... DPH Rectal Gonorrhea Lies [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00178.htm


Scoop World: International News Roundup

- STATE DEPARTMENT - Indonesia – China – Cuba – Haiti – Peru – Colombia – Azerbaijan – Iraq – Montenegro – Bosnia – Phillipines – Burma - U.S. State Department Press Briefing August 28 [1] - EAST TIMOR - TIMOR TODAY 29 AUGUST 2000 [2] - INDONESIA - Human Rights Commitee Holds Seminar On Maluka [3] - AMERICAS - President Clinton's Trip to Colombia [4] - FIJI - Fiji: Blueprint Won't Work, Says Baba [5] - Online Journalism Courses At USP [6] - AUSTRALIA - Researchers probe environmental impacts of GMOs [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00180.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00179.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00177.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00176.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00174.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00173.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00172.htm

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Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

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Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

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Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

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Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

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Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

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