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2003 Stories by Mark Baard

Archives: 2004 | 2003
  • Hydrogen's Dirty Details

    published December 30, 2003

    The day after George W. Bush's 2003 State of the Union address, the president of the National Mining Association, Jack Gerard, wrote him a letter... More >>

  • Wireless on the Streets

    published December 9, 2003

    Crystal Evans blends in well at the cafés she frequents in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. With her peaches and cream complexion,... More >>

  • It's Nucular

    published May 27, 2003

    On a sunny Saturday morning 30 years from now, you may decide to take your family for a ride to the country. You'll still be driving a car, and... More >>

  • Renter Be Aware

    published May 20, 2003

    Buying an African American for labor is illegal, but now whites can rent one for their next business social or rooftop garden party. Or at least... More >>

  • Bio-Whatchamacallit

    published March 11, 2003

    Anyone who takes seriously an "orange alert" from the Department of Homeland Security may be comforted by Tom Ridge's new scheme to detect... More >>

Archives: 2004 | 2003