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This cracked me up so I thought I would share it.
It seems that in a November 15th article in the Times of London, a reporter named Andrew Lloyd claims that he discovered a document in an abandoned "al-Quaida safehouse" in Kabul that layed out Osama's nuclear ambitions. He supposedly went on to say how technical the document was and how it was hard to understand. Come to find out, it looks like the document he found was actually from the now defunct science humor publication Journal of Irreproducible Results from an article called "Let's Make a Thermonuclear Device!".
This is on the heels of a blunder made by BBC reporter John Simpson, who said last week that it was the BBC who liberated Kabul.
Check out the article at http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,48523,00.html
Just goes to show that you shouldn't believe everything you hear/read.
[This message has been edited by Jason Menard (edited November 20, 2001).]
 
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You are right Jason. That is absolutely hilarious.
 
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