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More web scrapings

In this edition: spam, a sound blog sort-of, and maps and history of conflict in the middle east.

The story of SPAM as told by the makers of the spiced ham luncheon meat. See also the Jargon File entry for spam.

Mixerman's Diaries a long but entertaining, and occasionally hilarious account of a real tracking and mixing engineer's experience on a big label record project.

A Brief History of Conflicts in the Modern Middle East covering some pre-1948 background with brief commentary on military strategy.

The endless wars: Modern strife in the Holy Land - a more fact-based account covering 1948 to the present. See also some of the supplementary links at the bottom such as the Three Barriers to Middle East peace.


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