The anti-government secrecy site Wikileaks is embracing a peculiar new role: Excitedly publishing already-available declassified government information. The site's embattled honcho, Julian Assange, announced the release this morning of its much-anticipated "Project K," which turned out to be the "Kissinger Cables"—1.7 million diplomatic communiques covering the period from 1973 to 1976.
Who knew that librarians in the Midwest competed in choreographed dance competitions using their book carts? It turns out they do, as you can see in this clip. If you have your calendar open, you might want to jot down the dates of the next national competition. It'll take place at the American Library Association's annual conference in Chicago from July 9-15, 2009. [New Yorker, Chicago Tribune]