VeriTea writes: The four men who run the Pirate Bay (Peter Sunde, Carl Lundstrom, Frederik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm Warg) have been charged with conspiracy to break copywrite law in Sweden. It looks like the public prosecutor is going after them since the record companies efforts have failed.
VeriTea writes: The New York Times has this nice writeup recounting the history of how low-fat diets became the overwhelming scientific consensus. The problem is that the science never supported the claim. Only a few scientists were willing to speak truth to people like Senator McGovern. McGovern once questioned Dr. Edward H. Ahrens Jr., a lipids researcher who spoke out against the McGovern committee report that recommended a low-fat diet. Mr. McGovern asked him at a hearing to reconcile his skepticism with a survey showing that the low-fat recommendations were endorsed by 92 percent of "the world's leading doctors."