12/09/2005

Christmas -16 days, and counting

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • NIF : Slowly developing, just like the Democrats' cut & run plan exit strategy ... ok, a little better now
  • Jack Idema : Ever heard the name? Know the details? Go here and learn something
  • Snow : Another disappointing storm ... but I am feeling too damned sick to have enjoyed it anyway :(
  • ME : This cold is killing me ... I think I have some hybrid SARS / Avian Flu thing going.
  • Bloggers : Vote TJ for King of Hearts!... or let me be a Joker :P


  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Islamofascism : "Bicycle suicide bomber" kills 6 in Bangladesh ... condolences
    ... More fallout from Iranian President's ridiculous "What Holocaust?" and "Move Israel to EU" comments
  • Air Travel : Jet slides off runway in Chicago, hits car, kills 6yr old ... Boeing757's nosegear broke off ... condolences
    ... FNC reports it as a 737 .... most other sources agree it was a 737 ... YMMV
  • Crime : Debra Lafave's plea deal rejected! ... excellent; maybe she will actually be punished!
    ... "Cartoon Network" drug ring busted ... no "hydroponic chronic" for your Christmas!
  • Wow : Louisville Sheriff's deputy Andy McDowell loses both sons, minutes apart ... umimaginable, prayers & condolences
  • Katrina : NOPD still housecleaning
  • Economics : House passes $56B tax cut plan ... now the Senate's turn
    ... The strongest economy you may not have heard of ... atleast not in the MSM


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Islamofascism : "Truth is the best propoganda" ... and thoughts on what W, US should be doing
    ... Web design contest; winner gets to kill Americans ... WTF??
    ... The IMF would also disagree with Murtha
    ... Morale, public opinion ... to Murtha : "You owe every American soldier a formal apology"
  • WMDs : No conspiracy to mislead us into war! ... & at first glance, looks like they reference NIF :P
  • Avian Flu : If it goes into "severe pandemic" mode, 2M Americans could be wiped out ... if
  • National Security : Feingold, Dems to obstruct Patriot Act extension ... continuing their assault on our security
  • Military : Pentagon sticking with "2 war" plan
  • Religion : Churches closing on Christmas Sunday? ... gobsmacked is my reaction as well!
    ... War on Christmas, or not? ... someone wants to know (The answer is YES THERE IS)
  • Computing : Son'y DRM rootkit not fixed?
    ... OPHCrack 2.1 ... your Windows PWs are now EASILY crackable
    ... P4 overclocked to 7.1GHz! ... dude named Memesana takes 3.8GHz CPU, adds a touch of frosty liquid :)
    ... Podcasters rejoice, the "M-Audio MicroTrack 24/96" is here to save your day
    ... RIM vs NTP, USPTO still in the mix? ... and why the judge really should slow down!
    ... Samsung releasing 8GB memory sticks ... "FB-DIMM"
    ... InSb to help extend Moore's Law ... "accelerate the transistors by 50% while reducing power consumption by a factor of 10"
    ... Outlook12 to include native RSS support!
    ... SysInternal's "Autoruns", what MSCONFIG shoudl have been all along
    ... Speculation - Apple moving toward Solaris?
    ... Hardware-based rootkit detection ... would it spot Sony's DRM rootkit? :P
    ... Alienware trying to go mainstream?
    ... Camera batteries - to last 50x longer?
  • Internet : UWB standard finally seeing some movement
    ... Sober URLs cracked - January 5, 2006 to be a bad day?
    ... WPA cracking tool available ... short keys vulnerable
    ... Firefox exploit released ... your history can cost you
    ... "Windows Live" going local .. similar to GoogleMaps / GoogleEarth
    ... GMail + RSS, "Clips"
    ... Google, now in the trip planning business ... and 'Talk to get PSTN capabilities?
  • Gaming : XBOX360 games dumped to ISOs ... no use, yet ...
  • Left to Right : Thoughts on converting to the right team ... logic & reason abound ... new word : "crypto-conservative"
  • Left : 'The Intrinsic Evil of Evolutionary Humanism'
    ... Dean's "We can't win" is directed at his fellow Dems? ... NICE!
  • Right : GOP's balls, finally descending? ... PT has the video!
    ... Fight Code Pink hags, buy "war toys" for everyone!
    ... Observations on recently elected Cali Congressman John Campbell ... Hewitt misleading?
  • AntiCivilLibertiesUnion : Lying about Taser deaths?
  • Economics : Suburban sprawl, and what you don't know about it ... not evil, not just American
    ... Sprawl, more on those ticky tacky boxes ... man, GM is OLD! :)
    ... Free markets - the way to feed the poor
  • History : Denying the Soviet holocaust ... lots of holocaust denials going around these days ... WTF?
  • Crypto : Online "Enigma" machine! ... NEAT!
  • Medical Advances : Rat brain (kinda) flies plane ... up next : rat-brain powered robotic overlords
  • "Global Warming" : Capitalism is the answer, no the problem ... and why environmentalism is a trojan horse for socialism
    ... MSM too green for our collective good?
    ... Greenhouse gasses my arse, "Sunspot activity is the sole cause of global warming" ... found via RT
  • Weather : Re-defining clouds? ... "Global Warming" impact?
  • Physics : Crystals made entirely of "holes" ... the future of superconductivity?
  • Space : The Geminids ... moon playing the role of party pooper
    ... Planetary doomsday not too likely ... I had never heard of "strangelets"
    ... Dark Matter, Black holes ... same-same? ... or Black holes don't exists? ... "quantum phase transitions"
    ... You are here, galactically speaking ... our place in the Milky Way, triangulated
  • Health : Pacifiers reduce risk of SIDS?
    ... New info on Metastasis ... stem cells guide, assist the growth?
    ... Was Vioxx data obscured? Merck says no ...
  • Nature : Greyhounds can run at full speed around corners, here's why
    ... More on dogs, and their genealogy
    ... North Pole, on the move ... Compasses now more inaccurate, and is Santa going to learn Russian?
  • Karma : Lost lottery ticket finds its way home ... a happy ending for good people, +$25k
  • Jeep : Gifts for offroaders ... hint hint
  • Crime : More "Nuke Tookie-age" ... with any luck, good bye & good riddance!
  • Bloggers : Make Argghhh!'s Christmas merrier - help get them to 1M visits


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • OOTS : #255 ... Wile E Coyote would be proud! (be sure to catch up, I have missed posting several of these!)
  • Avian Flu : Dems already infected with variant, "Chicken Flu"
  • Flash : Crash! ... directions are in gibberish, but look for "combo-boost" & aerials :) ... 3029m
  • Boardgame : Monopoly, WarHammer style!
  • Internet : Poweerjamas Media vs UN, MSM, other bloggers
  • Illegal Immigration'ish : Revised "food pyramid"
  • Celebrity(ies) : What you didn't know about Chuck Norris ... BAMF!
    ... Anna Nicole Smith, Moron of the Week
  • Language: Banished words list for 2005


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


    Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day Closing
    Dems hate America
    Sacred Cow Burgers

    GOP running new ad campaign ... telling the truth
    Drudge

    Christmas Reindeer
    Committees of Correspondence



  • Sources / Bloggie Linkfests: Basil-AM, JC, SD, TMH, RWN

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