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IT, an invention being developed by 49-year-old scientist Dean Kamen, is being kept so secret a wave of speculation about what IT is has spawned some inventive flights of fancy among the curious on the Web. Kamen, who invented a portable insulin pump and a wheelchair that climbs stairs, said IT will ''profoundly affect our environment and the way people live worldwide. IT will be an alternative to products that are dirty, expensive, sometimes dangerous and often frustrating, especially for people in the cities.'' (Story continues...)

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Gulf War Anniversary Marked By Vigil Protests
David Miller: Fear Of A Cold War Re-run
MOTORNET: Jaguar Drops The Pipe And Cravat And Boogies
Howard’s End: Youth Fear Bombs, Not Bongs
Prebble’s State Of The Nation Speech
Mike Moore Speech: Multilateral Trading System: Where Are We Heading?
Scoop Images: Kiwi Flag Flown In Antarctic
Wasn’t That A Party – LOTR Wrap Remembered
LOTR Trailer Launch In NZ Thursday
Scoop Arts: Irish Comedian At Bats
Scoop Images: Greenpeace Chickens Reveal KFC Chooks GE Fed

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Colonel Franken-Sanders And Chickens

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Gulf War Anniversary Marked By Vigil Protests

- Protests were held around the country today to mark the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the First Gulf War. See... Iraq protests on Tuesday [1] for the list of events and Scoop Images: Flowers For Children [2] for coverage from Scoop of a Wellington vigil against Iraqi sanctions held outside the US Embassy.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0101/S00010.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00019.htm


David Miller: Fear Of A Cold War Re-run

- Even though the Cold War ended over a decade ago, the issues of ballistic missiles and weapons proliferation have continued to gather momentum. The United States government has frequently expressed its concern at such issues and has made no secret that it regards these missiles as a threat to its national security. See... David Miller: Is This the Start of a New Cold War? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00015.htm


Jaguar Drops The Pipe And Cravat And Boogies

- Only a few short years ago, the rarefied Jaguar brand was looking like it might not survive to see the new millennium. Thanks to a much needed cash injection from new owner Ford the day was saved. Luckily, the latest S-Type shows why it was such a good move. See... MOTORNET: The Comeback Cat [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0101/S00017.htm


Howard’s End: Youth Fear Bombs, Not Bongs

- The illicit drugs trade is conservatively estimated to bring in around $700 billion in profits to the global criminal fraternity each year with many of our young adults falling victim to drugs and alcohol. But I lived through the turbulent 60's and we grew out of it, so let's not reinvent the wheel by harshly judging our kids. See… Drug Hysteria Misguided [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00018.htm


Prebble’s State Of The Nation Speech

- A state of the nation speech is a time for a politician to reflect on a year past, the successes, the failures and the shared experiences that bond us together as a nation. See… Hon Richard Prebble’s State Of The Nation Address [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0101/S00023.htm


Mike Moore Speech: Multilateral Trading System: Where Are We Heading?

- Ten years ago, India's computer industry had sales of $150 million. This financial year, its exports are set to reach $6 billion—13% of India's total exports. Hyderabad is now known as Cyberabad. Soon Indian companies such as Infosys, Wipro and Satyam could be household names around the world. See… Multilateral trading system: where are we heading? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0101/S00007.htm


Scoop Images: Kiwi Flag Flown In Antarctic

- The Russian icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov has today reached a new southernmost record for shipping in Antarctica at 78 degrees 37 minutes south. See... Southernmost Journey By Ship [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0101/S00004.htm


Wasn’t That A Party – LOTR Wrap Remembered

- Ok here goes trying to dredge from my holiday season alcohol soaked brain the memory of the Lord of the Rings Wrap Party.... See... THEONERING.NET: LOTR Wrap Party Report [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00016.htm


LOTR Trailer Launch In NZ Thursday

- With the countdown to the Boxing Day release of the eagerly-anticipated cinematic production based upon J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings”, Roadshow Film Distributors, has announced that it will unveil the first theatrical teaser trailer for the trilogy on Thursday. See... “Lord Of The Rings” Exclusive Trailer Release [1] see also “Lord Of The Rings” Website Re-Launch [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0101/S00004.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0101/S00002.htm


Scoop Arts: Irish Comedian At Bats

- FROM IRELAND Michael Smiley and local guests All the way from Belfast via London comes Ireland’s critically acclaimed Michael Smiley. See... Irish Comedian Michael Smiley In Wellington [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0101/S00003.htm


Scoop Images: Greenpeace Chickens Reveal KFC Chooks GE Fed

- Wellington Monday 15 January 2001 – Today Greenpeace chickens and Colonel Franken-Sanders revealed to midday shoppers in central Wellington that Kentucky Fried Chicken (NZ) Limited uses chickens fed on genetically engineered animal feed. See... Colonel Franken-Sanders and Chickens call on KFC [1] and KFC Protest Images [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0101/S00008.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00014.htm

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