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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: NOT SHARP: The Dumbest Guy On Earth!

The following, found circulating on the Internet as an email, is definitely an example of serious un-sharpness…. “SUBJECT: My Friends, I give you… THE DUMBEST GUY ON EARTH!

2: Motorbikes, Wine, Women And......Socialism

Strap up your buckles and get ready to ride on a journey into South America with one of the 20th Century's most evocative figures; Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Little Che is cruising into Bats Theatre this March and promises to be the standout ...

3: Sludge Report #54 – The Art Of Taking

In This Edition: Taking, Dubya Show’s How It’s Done - And So Sludge Wonders

4: Howard's End: Academia Muzzled By Commerce

Forcing universities to go cap in hand to industry and wealthy individuals for money is preventing academics from sharing research and speaking out, a new Australian report reveals. Academics are being muzzled by commerce, John Howard writes.

5: Transparency needed over $750,000 research grant

National Member of Parliament Wyatt Creech has renewed his efforts to achieve full disclosure over a $750,000 research grant to a team lead by the Prime Minister's husband, Peter Davis.

6: Stateside With Rosalea: The Last Weekend Of Winter

It's St Paddy's Day today but they had the 149th SPD parade in San Francisco last week, so instead I had a Polish sausage at Ghirardelli Square, where an Irish street fair was promised but didn't seem to have yet eventuated. No doubt with the street ...

7: Jobs for the boys

"The appointment of National Seafarers' President Dave Morgan to the board of shipping company Pacific Forum Line is totally inappropriate and exposes a serious conflict of interest," says National's Transport spokesperson Belinda Vernon ...

8: HARD NEWS 16/3/01 - Labour Locks 'em Up Longer

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it was only a matter of time. Phil Goff had been quiet - too quiet. Somewhere in the naked city of his mind, a neon sign was flashing. That sign read "Tough on crime" and Goff wanted everyone to see it. He wanted the people ...

9: Mir – the outlook is Thursday

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the best projection for the timing of re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere of the Russian space station, Mir, is 6.20 am on Thursday.

10: Scoop Images: King Of Kingz

Images of Kingz' Wynton Rufer, coach, player, legend. Rufer led his team to victory over Perth Glory tonight one goal to nil at WestpacTrust Stadium. See also... Scoop Images: Action Images Kingz Vs Glory

11: 20/20 Shows Secrecy Of Medical Council Hearings

The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that another alleged case of medical misadventure against Dr Graham Parry, which was documented on TV 3’s 20/20 programme last night, raised several serious issues of accountability ...

12: Media Flash - Mar. 19, 2001

* JOHN HARTIGAN'S troops at News Limited seem to be having a crack at each other, and largely at their own expense.

13: Aussie green light for hemp puts pressure on NZ

The Green Party is calling on the government to act swiftly to allow New Zealand farmers to grow industrial hemp following New South Wales Agriculture giving the go ahead across the Tasman.

14: Symantec Discovers New Computer Worm

Symantec Discovers New Computer Worm Infecting Thousands Corporations worldwide infected by virus W32.Magistr.24876@mm

15: Lindsay Perigo: Cry "Amen!" & Send In The Cloners!

Every advance in mankind's conquest of nature has been resisted by those who believe nature should not be conquered. This has been especially true in the field of health & medicine.

16: Katya Rivas: Jesus Is Taken to Prison

Let us go on with this painful story, which you will manage to take to as many people as you can. I will enlighten you in the way in which it should be done.

17: Fiji Times Chief Editor Given Work Permit

SUVA (PMW): Fiji's military-backed interim government has granted a work permit to the expatriate editor-in-chief of the newspaper suspected by the deposed elected government as having mounted a campaign against it, according to local news reports.

18: Scoop Images: Action Images Kingz Vs Glory

Action images from the Kiwi Kingz victory over Perth Glory tonight, one goal to nil at WestpacTrust Stadium. See also... Scoop Images: King Of Kingz

19: National Radio Midday Report

Treasury Concern – Oil Prices – Maori Fisheries – Aggravated Robbery – Dash Murder – Macedonia Fighting – Body Parts – McNutt & Atkins – Cancer Links – Controversial Exhibit – Northland Chopper – Trampers Found – PNG Mutiny – Poker Champs

20: Rural conflict issues addressed

People planning a move to the country are being offered some advice from the Ministry for the Environment on how to avoid some of the pitfalls of rural life.

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David Swanson: Of All The Opinions I've Heard On Syria

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Julien Troussier: Loving Trump

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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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Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

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Live Blog: Open Source//Open Society Conference

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

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