Friday, April 18, 2008

Friday to go out on

Horay. Weekend.

Obama's activism defies 'elitist' label: After college, he turned down corporate jobs so he could work as a community organizer who helped, among others, workers who had lost their jobs [politics] (

10 Debate Questions John McCain Will Never Be Asked [politics] (

Video of Obama, Hillary, and John Edwards on Colbert Report [entertainment] (

North American jet stream moving north 18 feet per day: "If you think about climate zones shifting northward at this rate, you can imagine squirrels keeping up. But what are oak trees going to do?" [science] (

Why You Should Wait Until 2010 to Buy a New Car [environment] (

A car that can travel on less electricity than it takes to power a lightbulb was unveiled by its British creators in 2005 [environment] (

Tests show BMW's hydrogen car cleans the air [technology] (

New Plastic Bags Biodegrade in Four Months [science] (

Legendary Texas oil man T. Boone Pickens has gone green with a plan to spend $10 billion to build the world's biggest wind farm. [environment] (

A Nation Gone Blind: America in an Age of Simplification and Deceit [politics] (

Citigroup: $5.11 billion loss, cut 9,000 jobs, Stock goes higher. [business] (

Plants are green because the sun that keeps them alive is a type G star. If they’d evolved for a red dwarf, plants would be black... (

$736,000,000 U.S. Embassy completed in Iraq (

Researchers look at cannabinoids, genes, medicines and brain scans to find better anxiety treatments. [cogsci] (

Federal Medical Marijuana Bill (HR5842) Introduced by Rep. Ron Paul -- it would end DEA raids on facilities distributing medical marijuana legally under state law [politics] (

Bill introduced in Congress to decriminalize marijuana (

Could the Crocs fad finally be over?! [offbeat] (

10 Lazy Gadgets To Help You Automate Your Weekend [gadgets] (

You may think there's little difference between sending your organic waste to a landfill site to rot and putting it in a compost box to decompose in the garden [environment] (

9 Effective Ways to Exploit a Sudden Burst of Clarity [cogsci] (

Discovery of 12,000-year-old Temple Complex Could Alter Theory of Human Development [science] (

Scientists make music into mathematical shapes [offbeat] (

Scientist Finds Truthiness in the 'Colbert Bump' (

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Thursday is just rollin' by

Hello, another gorgeous day and I'm stuck behind a window to the world. If you hadn't figured it out by now, ABC completely fucked up last night. The debate will go down in history as the most useless debate in political history.

For some reason, none of us were informed about this. In January the Martial Law was repealed!!!! The main point being that the president can no longer use 'Martial Law' as a way to extend his term!
Congress Quietly Repeals Martial Law Provision [politics] (

Devastating Clinton video hits Youtube [politics] (

An open letter to Charlie Gibson and George Stephanapoulos [politics] (

The ABC Debate: A Shameful Night for the U.S. Media (

Who Lost Tonight's Democrat Debate? Simple: ABC News. Big Time. [politics] (

McCain, funded by lobbyists and illegally blowing past spending limits, has the audacity to accuse Obama, funded by millions of small donations, of breaking his public financing pledge. [politics] (

Bruce Springsteen endorsed Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for president Wednesday, saying "he speaks to the America I've envisioned in my music for the past 35 years" [politics] (

U.S. troops deploy new weapon in Iraq [technology] (

India and China are investing not only in Nigeria's oil, but in their infrastructure. But don't worry, we're busier pointing fingers at China than we are searching for alternative energy. [worldnews] (

The First Amendment belongs to citizens, not the corporate press. [politics] (

"It almost calls into question all legitimate research that's been conducted by the pharmaceutical industry..." [science] (

Yale Student Artificially Inseminates Herself, Tapes Miscarriages For Art Project (

"Meditation is like shooting an arrow blind, without a target, with aimlessness being the only aim." [cogsci] (

The Stats Are In. YouTube Really Is A Turd [business] (

Light-emitting wallpaper set to wow [business] (

The complete work of Charles Darwin online (by 2009) [science] (

Facebook knows who you are, and that's worth more than you think - the uses of identity information are endless. [business] (

Did an Ancient Language of Universal Symbols Exist? [science] (

Who Are We? Coming of Age on Antidepressants [science] (

10 Impressive Parkour and Free Running Videos: Amazing Building Jumping and Urban Acrobatics [offbeat] (

The second largest entact rainforest in the world is being burning to the ground to grow coca. [environment] (

World Mind Network (

Dangers of Nalgene water bottles and other plastic sport water bottles [environment] (

Global Warming: Jet Streams Are Shifting And May Alter Paths Of Storms And Hurricanes [environment] (

The international kilogram conundrum [science] (

Edward Lorenz, father of Chaos Theory and the Butterfly Effect, has died. [science] (

Our Brains May Be More Unisex Than Realized [science] (

"_________ Is Like _________" - ANALOGIES TO LIVE BY [offbeat] (

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Wednesday is a sunny middle

Hello, it is sunny out there- an I am inside looking out. Middle of the week, and i'm feeling quite grand. Enjoy the day!

Clinton Heckled, Obama Cheered Over 'Bitter' Remarks [politics] (

Condi ordered the CIA to torture. It was even "choreographed." She MUST Resign. [politics] (

The Bush Admin's How-to Guide for Using Religious Warfare to Destroy Iraq [politics] (

Michelle Obama Charms Colbert [politics] (

Why is Obama successful? He read the rules. Hillary didn't [politics] (

Wash Post/ABC News Poll: Clinton "has lost trust among voters, a majority of whom now view her as dishonest" [politics] (

Bill Clinton: Older voters too savvy to fall for Obama [politics] (

"remember that Wall Street is not a non-profit community driven by altruism or any sense of service. They would gladly cheat you out of your entire life savings if their actions were legal" [business] (

"The head of the Federal Reserve keeps on pumping easy credit into the system - a crazy policy that will worsen the crisis." The Madness of Ben Bernanke [business] (

US Fed Responsible for the Credit Crisis [business] (

New High-Res Map of US Per-Capita Carbon Footprint [science] (

Medical Breakthrough: Scientists discover "master gene" for blood vessel growth in tumors. Turn it off and you can control their growth or death. [science] (

Intelligence and rhythmic accuracy go hand in hand [science] (

Ultracapacitors: the future of electric cars or the 'cold fusion' of autovation? [environment] (

Earth Hum Sounds More Mysterious Than Ever [science] (

drug addiction paradox:many of our most addictive foods and drugs come from plants that originally developed toxins to deter herbivorous predators [science] (

6 secrets car rental companies don’t want you to know [business] (

They Ordered The Cameras Off: The Best Six Minutes Of The Keynote Address That The National Association Of Broadcasters Didn't Want You To Hear [entertainment] (

The technology that will save humanity: The solar energy you haven't heard of is the one best suited to generate clean electricity for generations to come. [environment] (

Get ready for a new world order in which energy will govern what we eat, where we live, and if and when we travel. [environment] (

Vitamin supplements taken by millions may raise risk of premature death, claims new scientific review [science] (

Top 5 Viable New Cancer Treatments [science] (

China in depth, National Geographic special [offbeat] (

New Ways to Store Solar Energy for Nighttime and Cloudy Days [environment] (

possible biochemical scar linking Earth's greatest mass extinction to a single substance [science] (

Digg Is Just A Dude (

Masturbation 'cuts cancer risk' [worldnews] (

Matter-Antimatter Split Hints at Physics Breakdown [science] (

Forecast for big sea level rise [science] (

16 Of the World’s Most Sought After Exotic Pets [PICS] [offbeat] (

R.I.P.: Owning Music (1880-2008) [Music] (

Googolopoly (

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Tuesday is TAX day!

Remember to get all of your taxes postmarked by TODAY or else you're fucked! Not really. Income Taxes are unconstitutional.

43 Percent of Your Tax Dollars Pay for War, only 3 percent goes to education and jobs. [politics] (

History of the Income Tax in the United States (

IRS, Friend or Foe: Are Income Taxes Constitutional? (

The Income Tax: Constitutional? (

What Obama Said Isn't Elitist, It's Honest [politics] (

Obama: "I'm sure that Senator Clinton feels like she's doing me a great favor, because she's been deploying most of the arguments that the Republican Party will be using against me in November." [politics] (

Someday, I hope April 15th will be Freedom Day instead of Tax Day - a day to remember the huge, expensive, and intrusive government that once was and that we should be on guard against forever. [politics] (

Abolish All ‘Taxes’ (

The Price of Oil Hasn't Budged Since 2001 (If You Pay for Black Gold with Gold) - Maybe Ron Paul was right......... (

We are a technocracy in which most of us don't really understand what's happening around us. We stagger through a world of technological and medical miracles. We're zombified by progress. [science] (

"Either John McCain has no idea what's going on or he's the second coming of Baghdad Bob" [politics] (

The History of Oil and Our Planet [environment] (

Facing ‘Months Of Criticism,’ Bush Administration Strips Loophole Concealing Abuse Of Overseas Contracts [politics] (

Surprise. Karl Rove, chief neocon William Kristol, Fox News and Hillary Clinton are all saying the same thing. [politics] (

Alberto "Scumbag" Gonzales can't find a job. Wow, sometimes people DO get what they deserve [politics] (

The CIA's stats on each country's account balance. See America? No no, scroll down more... [politics] (

Safe nuclear dump discovered - Geologists have discovered a new mineral which absorbs radiation from liquid nuclear waste [science] (

PMS Worries: 8 Tips to Beat Those Days of the Month [science] (

What is Adulthood? 20 Defining Characteristics of a True Adult (

Top 10: Controversial pieces of evidence for extraterrestrial life [science] (

7 Productive Pieces of Unconventional Wisdom (

Making the World A Billion Times Better [science] (

10 Things We All Must Figure Out for Ourselves [offbeat] (

Kudzu: It grows a foot a day, it's a potential biofuel source, the entire plant is edible, and it has numerous medicinal and industrial uses. So why is no one doing anything about it? [science] (

The 10 Most Expensive Cities to Rent 2 Bedroom Apartments (

Monday, April 14, 2008

Monday is Fodder

All fodder and no real nutritional value. Eat up!

Obama: Bitterness? Anger? Yes. And for good reason [politics] (

It Takes Real Chutzpah for a Guy Who Owns Eight Houses (McCain) to Call Barack Obama an "Elitist" [politics] (

The World According to Monsanto - A documentary that Americans won't ever see. [worldnews] (

The Government Is Trying to Wrap Its Mind Around Yours the federal government invests millions of dollars in emerging technology aimed at detecting and decoding brain activity. [science] (

Sec Treas Paulson High on Drugs: Claims $600 Checks from the Stimulus Package Will Add 500,000 to 600,000 Jobs to the Economy. [business] (

"The technology that will save humanity": sunlight concentrated by mirrors (solar thermal electric) [science] (

Cheap "Popcorn Ball" Solar Cells Set Efficiency Record [science] (

Why is hydrogen seen as a more viable energy source than wind or solar? [science] (

Credit Crunch? The Entire U.S. Banking System is now Based on Borrowed Reserves [business] (

Lost Generation -- REDDIT seriously watch this you will like it. (

Most Americans forget the War of 1812. Maybe its because Canada and Britian manged to burn down the Whitehouse! (

Sign # 3,245 that America has problems. Most children can identify over 1,000 Corporate Logos but less than 10 native plants and animals. [video] [science] (

Food prices have risen sharply in recent months, driven by increased demand, poor weather in some countries that has ruined crops and an increase in the use of land to grow crops for transport fuels. [worldnews] (

The contrasting ways Britain and Canada treat their fallen war heroes [w/pics] [worldnews] (

The US is ruled by Homeland Security thugs, Britain is turning into Stasi-land. We lost the War on Terror; can we all go home now, please? [worldnews] (

Dalai Lama draws 65,000 crowd in Seattle [worldnews] (

Getting Drunk on Chocolate in 1100 B.C. [science] (

Soros describes the $45 trillion market in credit swaps (i.e. derivatives) as a "Sword of Damocles" [business] (

Even as the West fears Chinese manufacturing, China fears Western brands and marketing. [business] (

Something remarkable just happened in Kenya (

This should be front page news: Farm bill includes subsidies for the rich [politics] (

This animal can survive temperatures close to absolute zero, temperatures as high as 303°F, 1,000 times more radiation than any animal, nearly a decade without water, and can also live in space. [science] (

Are wind farm turbines making people sick? Some say yes [environment] (

An Easy Guide To Understanding Planet X and 2012 [science] (

"Why I Fled Scientology" (

1964 Sears Christmas Catalog included a nice Chemistry Set -- Today it would be the Little'Terrorist Starter Kit - & the decline of American Science Education [science] (

Wireless Technology Will Make Us All Nomads [technology] (

Digital Information 250 Years From Now [technology] (

Now fashion mags make models 'fatter' [offbeat] (

Satellite IDs ship that cut undersea cables [technology] (

What if what we consider to be “real time” - how fast we move, talk, think - happens to be a glacial pace compared to other advanced lifeforms? [cogsci] (

Is no one else concerned that it's apparently now routine that police, finding an otherwise peaceable motorist in possession of a large sum of cash, simply take it? (

Stop Exporting Asbestos! A Plea to Canadians to stop exporting asbestos to countries where it is handled by poor workers under dangerous conditions and is creating a public health tragedy. [worldnews] (

Strong Euro Drives Cocaine Traffic from the U.S. to Europe. [business] (

10 America’s Most Spectacular Day Hikes [offbeat] (

Fun Geography Game [entertainment] (

Hypocrite [Pic] [pics] (

The 30 Most Satisfying Simple Pleasures Life Has to Offer [happy] (