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Content for Thursday, September 11, 1997

News & Stories

UCAN's CyberCop vs.Oceanside's TechnoSearch

The names and ages of your spouse and children. What kind of car you drive. The value of your house and how much you pay in taxes on it.

September 11, 1997
WWI was the Great War until the end of World War II

Matthew Alice: When did we start calling World War I "World War I”? Not during World War I, I assume. —A. Brooking, just passing through Well, maybe Nostradamus had a clue, but the rest of ...

September 11, 1997
Why you don't hear about cancer of the butt or heart

Dear Answer Boy: What makes cancer invade certain parts of the body and not others? Is there something unique about the tissue of the breast, prostate, stomach, rectum, or liver? I guess what I need ...

September 11, 1997
The only way Mountain Dew will affect your penis

Dear Almighty Matt: I’ve heard a rumor that Yellow Dye #5, which is an ingredient in Mountain Dew, causes your penis to shrink. Is this true? And I've heard that the clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger ...

September 11, 1997
Quake players at FragFest 97

At noon on Labor Day it was 97 degrees in Santee. On the radio they were talking of thunderstorms in that part of the county, and in a dusty industrial parking lot off Cuyamaca Road, ...

September 11, 1997
Coronado feral cats

'Pst psst. Kitty kitty. Tsk tsk tsk." "Not so loud! They'll hear...." It's 2:00 a.m. The only time we can feed our illicit colony without alerting the neighbors. "Dzit dzit dzit." At the bottom of ...

September 11, 1997
Why Caltrans loves ice plant, oleander, and Calif. pepper trees

“Ice plant doesn’t use too much water if you maintain it right. If you want to pump water to it, you can, but it will build up so thick that the roots aren’t even in the ground.”

September 11, 1997
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