10/11/2005

Blastnostricful

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Today : I smell a Kerry-180 Tuesday post approaching
    ... BANG : Kerry betrayed his Brothers-in-Arms, something about $905M
    ... BANG2 : some thoughts on accountability, or the lack thereof


  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Avian Flu : US Health Secretary warns of "high probability" pandemic ... H5N1 finally getting the press it deserves, needs?
    ... Outbreaks in Turkey, Romania ... "just" affecting poultry, so far
  • Earthquake : India air-dropping food, burial shrouds
    ... Impatient Pakistani blasts US's offer as "peanuts" ... right before we upped it 100x; and look @ the UN = a whole $100k
    ... Weather slowing aid delivery ... death toll now estimated at 35-40k
  • Iraq : Two car bombs kill "dozens" ... condolences for the "atleast 55 dead"
  • Afghanistan : 19 Police Officers killed
  • Drought : Amazon rain forest ... wild fires, sickness ... "Global Warming" blamed
  • Flooding : 10 dead in Eastern US
  • Foot & Mouth : Brazil, world's largest cattle exporter, destroying atleast 582 cows ... wouldn't that be "Hoof & Mouth"?
  • Crime : 1 man., 130 IDs, 473 accounts, 112 mail redirection facilities = £1.1m, 5.5 years in jail
  • Spain : Gets first ever tropical storm ... how do you say Vince, en espanol?
  • Air Travel : Jet Blue, Boston to NY, $25 ... introductory rate, of course


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Serenity : An intro, link to sites/trailers/video ... read/watch this and THEN GO SEE THE MOVIE!
  • Islamofascism : NYC Metro scare ... a hoax?
    ... Terrorists get a free pass in UK ... "useless British Home Secretary Charles Clarke"
  • SCOTUS / Miers : Coalition of the Chillin' ... STACLU
    ... Some responses to MoveOn
    ... A few thoughts for GOPers who "stand up" to W, but not to the Lefties
  • Survival : Be Prepared ... GREAT READ! ... found via TWA's pet Ogre
  • Katrina / Rita : Flood Pork
    ... Can you help one of our heroes? ... found via 365 + Wake Up
    ... 'When understanding and compassion hurt more than they help'
  • UselessNations : More on UNICEF's "We like smurf killing" video ... again, I think it's a riot!
    ... Jean-Bernard Merimee, aka the "undersecretary-general", arrested ... more Oil for Food for Bribes for Dictators fallout
  • Iran : "Compromising" on IAEA oversight? ... or just stalling, again
  • Illegal Immigration : Highway sound barriers can make effective border fences
    ... Free for all in Florida ... say hello to unlimited Cuban "refugees"
  • Insurrection : More on the FEC suing CFG
  • Computing : Free alternatives to Macromedia, Adobe
    ... ReactOS - run Windows proggies without Windows
    ... A bunch of Programming Guides ... wanna learn C++, general programming constructs, etc?
    ... Novell releases a bunch of SUSE usability videos, etc.
    ... TouchKeys coming to cel phones, PDAs
  • Internet : Yahoo giving bloggers some credit, placement ... unlike Goooogle
    ... PSP as a web server?! ... add :800 to this URL to go there
    ... eBay's PayPal buys Verisign's Payment Portal
    ... ISP wins $10M judgment vs spammer ... excellent!
    ... Cisco + MTV = IPTV
    ... Portal Wars
  • Gaming : A peek at a "XBOX STORE"
    ... ESA suing Cali over "Violent Game" law (AB1179)
    ... World of Warcraft Spyware?
  • InfoSec : Nessus 3.0 = not GPL; 2.0 fork expected?
    ... Dutch-based botnet operators busted
  • BearingPoint : Delays filing, again
  • MSM : NYT not so on-to the Internet Thing
  • Age Discrimination : ... or just good business sense?
  • Left : Gore planning a run in '08? ... to reinvent the Internet in '12
    ... Some responses to Gore's Oct 5th speech ... many good points; some complimentary, many not so much
  • Right : Blogger Patrick Ruffini "sells out" ... but in a great way; officially working for the GOP!
    ... DeLay : Earle Subpoenaed ... gets more interesting :) (whether good or bad I dunno yet)
    ... Frist : May be in trouble, "had stock outside of blind trusts" ... let's get to the truth here as well!
  • Taxation : Mortgage deduction to cap at ~$350k? ... no sales tax (which is good; unless you mean The Fair Tax!)
  • Health : Philips HeartStart Home Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Life : Smokey's Rules of Life
    ... Learn how to read faster ... let me know if that works for you
  • Economics : Gold up to $477.70/ounce ... and rising?
    ... Things you should never buy new
    ... Hybrids don't save money
    ... Delphi bankruptcy is a "red flag" ... and a major drag for GM
  • Space : Fetal star spotted
  • Physics : A look inside E=mc2
  • Hurricanes : "Wilma" is the only name left! ... if we get one more we use the last name, and tie the record ... yea, us?
  • Energy : Harness the power of a Tornado ... well, kind of ...
    "atmospheric vortex engine with a diameter of 200m would produce around 200Mw"
  • Geology : Everest shorter than thought, by 12' ... or maybe its shrinking
  • Calculus : A site that differentiates for you ... can integrate as well! ... where was this when I needed it??
  • Misc : You CAN recharge standard alkaline batteries? ... " Total cost of ownership for sex toys: down 86%"
  • Jeep : Thoughts on the 2007 Compass ... a kinder, gentler wussy Jeep? ... "soft-roader"
    ... A bunch of Daimler Chrysler recalls ... hard to put in Park, cars roll
  • Colorado : GM went on vacation, took some nice pics!
  • English : Common linguistic errors ... "bob wire"
  • Babies : Squirrelly has ASD? ... prayers!
  • Bloggers : Bonfire of the Religious Pantheons Vanities
    ... Basil is interviewing! ... submit an interviewee, questions, etc.
  • A Story, bit by bit : ... "SuperEgo" :
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
    11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20,
    21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30,
    31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40,
    41, 42!


    Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Earthquake : It was a seismic attack launched by US
    ... Al Qaeda leading relief effort
  • Hurricanes : Wilma is the end
  • UselessNations : Smurf bombing was TOTALLY justified!
  • Relationships : Hatred of counselor unites couple
  • Left : PETA book titles
    ... Sutherland arrested by Jack Bauer
  • Right : Eeevil age control device to make us older, slowly
    ... W to appoint leader for country ... "America is in need of a bold, resolute person who can get the job done"
    ... W replacing Greenspan with some guy from the mall
    ... Seeking limits on interrogation of Administration
  • Internet : AOL supporting condescension, elitism?
  • SCOTUS/ Miers : WuzzaDem does Coulter
    ... Miers is "one of us"
    ... Laura says "Kick Pelosi's a$$"
    ... 'Senators not qualified to question Miers'
  • Health : Pfizer, Microsoft cracking down on Viagra piracy
  • Computing : Creative releases silent sound card
  • Flash : Run, jump
    ... Are u Dumb? ... I am not :P
  • ID : Creationists, Darwinists compromise, create new religion ... language warning, or something
  • UF : A smack of reality for the RIAA
  • Islamofascism : Pentagon defeats Militant Chess Team
    ... So, what is left of al Qaida
    ... God denies advising W to invade Iraq
    ... Not terrorists; Winona stole the plane
  • Caption This : Condi! ... "Bring it on, biyatch" ... although, I prefer to spell it beyatch
  • Movies : 'Changes in George Lucas's Lord of the Rings: Special Edition' ... midichlorians?
  • Genetics : Scientists invent dogcat
  • Prison Hell Overpopulation : 92% are there due to drug charges
  • Celebrity(ies) : Tom, Katie having a Publicist


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing


    Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day Closing
    Sick birds = dead humans Islamofascism, GWOT Useless Nations vs Iran
    Cox & Forkum

    Our numbers are (cough) fine
    Dilbert



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