3/12/2005

Saturday Quickie

News
* Georgia : Manhunt still on for this judge-murdering, raping, car-jacking scumbag (reward up to $65k) :
Click for BackCountry Conservative's Liveblogging of this = CAUGHT
... UPDATE : US Customs Agent found dead in Northern Atlanta, dunno if related or not (yet) ... UPDATE : as mentioned above, he has been CAUGHT
* Iraq : US Soldier killed ... condolences
* Rice08? ... her 'moderate' position on abortion will hurt her, a little (Hillary is more pro-abortion so it won't hurt Rice that much)
* FollowUp / Nevada : Info for 8900 people stolen from DMV, along with the Driver's License blanks ... damn damn damn, ChoicePoint, BoA and now DMV-Nevada ... that makes 1.2M, 145k, 8.9k victims
* Spain : Madrid bombers used stolen IDs ... a look back, 1yr later
* Iran : Defiant to US, EU ... of course; why should they comply with France part of those 'leading the charge'?
* Ross smoked, drank in Lefkow home - prior to killing 2 ... crooks are stupid?
* China : New AV stops trojan horses?
* Feds probing 'mysterious credit charges' ... watch for 'Pluto Data Ltd'
* US to pay $25M in reparations for post-Nazi looting?
* SAT Revised : 2400 points total
* Christians under attack
* Wisconsin : Man shoots 4, self ... no motive or details yet ...

Interesting
* Terri : $1M rejected; Mr. Schiavo dedicated to legally killing his wife
* MS has a Sun fetish? ... in bed together? ... and to what end?
* NASA +1 Administrator ... Mike Griffin; and yes, in fact, he is a rocket scientist
* AOL : all your AIM are belong to us? ... use Thawte Personal Certs(export from IE/FF & import into AIM), so that can be encrypted!
* DrinkOrDie Warez (alleged) leader 'TheMaster 'to be extradited to US
* MS : Govt gets patches early? ... WTF? My servers need them too! (OK, so some other customers get them early too - but what about my home machines?)
* 100+ yr old United Methodist Church set ablaze ... arson ... ~$4M in damages ... prayers for the congregation; thanks to Andee Hayes
* McD's outsources drive-throughs? ... outsourcing hitting the minimum wage market ...
* Firefox 1.0.2 available
* Truth in billing, for cel phones ... finally!
* Wallwatcher : simple log aggregator
* Cel Phone Glove ... kinda dorky ...
* French Fries defeat robbers
* A few thoughts on Immigration; legal & otherwise
* Intel, AMD - on same MoBo?
* Is it hard to share the wealth? ... 'econophysics'?
* Blue Gene, on demand ... sounds like a tagline from a commercial ...
* Upcoming US Pollution cuts could save 17k per year? ... that is people, not dollars!
* In support on a Constitutional right to vote ... not sure I agree that we need to amend the Constitution, but interesting ...
* Red + dead galaxies ... still interesting
* Cali Ballot counting meets art? ... smells fishy

Funny
* Photoshop : What happens here, stays here

Quote of the Day
A first grade teacher collected well known proverbs. She had twenty-five students in her class and she presented each child in her class the first half of a proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. It's hard to believe these were actually done by first graders. Their insight may surprise you. While reading these keep in mind that these are first graders..... 6-year-olds, because the last one is classic!
1. Don't change horses..................................... until they stop running.
2. Strike while the ....................................... bug is close.
3. It's always darkest before ............................. Daylight Saving Time.
4. Never underestimate the power of ....................... termites.
5. You can lead a horse to water but ...................... how?
6. Don't bite the hand that ............................... looks dirty.
7. No news ................................................ impossible.
8. A miss is as good as a ................................. Mr.
9. You can't teach an old dog new ......................... math.
10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll ..................... stink in the morning.
11. Love all, trust ....................................... me.
12. The pen is mightier than the .......................... pigs.
13. An idle mind is ....................................... the best way to relax.
14. Where there's smoke there's ........................... pollution.
15. Happy the bride who ................................... gets all the presents.
16. A penny saved is ...................................... not much.
17. Two's company, three's ................................ the Musketeers.
18. Don't put off till tomorrow what ...................... you put on to go to bed.
19. Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and .... you have to blow your nose.
20. There are none so blind as ............................ Stevie Wonder.
21. Children should be seen and not ....................... spanked or grounded.
22. If at first you don't succeed ......................... get new batteries.
23.You get out of something only what you ................. see in the picture on the box.
24. When the blind lead the blind ......................... get out of the way.
25. Better late than....................................... pregnant
thanks Aaron!

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