Register for an account


Enter your name and email address below.

Your email address is used to log in and will not be shared or sold. Read our privacy policy.


Website access code

Enter your access code into the form field below.

If you are a Zinio, Nook, Kindle, Apple, or Google Play subscriber, you can enter your website access code to gain subscriber access. Your website access code is located in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents page of your digital edition.

The Sciences

National Voodoo Day

Cosmic VarianceBy Mark TroddenSeptember 9, 2005 7:21 AM


Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news

This just in. President Bush has declared Monday, September 12, to be a national day of voodoo, on which Americans are urged to make small doll-like representations of hurricane Katrina, and then to stick pins into it, thus crippling it and all future storms. The President specifically stresses that poking the hurrricane in the eye is particularly effective. In other news, President Bush has also declared September 16th a national day of prayer. Finally some real help!

    3 Free Articles Left

    Want it all? Get unlimited access when you subscribe.


    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In

    Want unlimited access?

    Subscribe today and save 70%


    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In