Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Wednesday NASA let me down

NASA, why couldn't the news be about aliens?!!?!!?!

NASA Anouncement: Scientists using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the Milky Way's most recent supernova (not aliens, sorry) [science] (

On May 13, the price of a barrel of oil briefly hit a record of $126.98. The reason was ostensibly that Iran was cutting oil production. But there is no gas shortage. So why are prices still going up? [business] (

Obama Gains, McCain Tumbles in U.S. Race [politics] (

In a major blow to national Republicans, a Mississippi congressional seat that once voted for President Bush by a twenty-five point margin elected a Democrat on Tuesday. [politics] (

Are we to believe that if McCain were elected, the 112 lobbyists McCain employs would return to their lucrative lobbying careers and never ever make use of their relationship with President McCain? [politics] (

Bush revealed a personal way in which he has tried to acknowledge the sacrifice of soldiers and their families: He has given up golf. [politics] (

US betrays an ally who sacrificed everything to help us (

Bush Officials Charged With War Crimes [politics] (

Bush Sets New Record in Refusing to Protect Endangered Species [politics] (

WV will be Clinton's 3rd 20%+ margin win. Meanwhile Obama has won 22 contests by 20% or more. [politics] (

Craigslist Sues eBay: Craiglist alleges eBay stole its corporate trade secrets and planned to pressure Craigslist into a full-scale acquisition deal by eBay [technology] (

'The Corporation': The Best Documentary Out There On The Corporation As A Legal Construction [business] (

Hearing Voices? Pentagon report investigated lasers that put voices in people's heads and use of laser beams for new methods of torture - all from hundreds of meters away. [technology] (

Free camera crew: band makes video performing in front of 80 of London's 13 million CCTV cameras, then requesting the footage via the Data Protection Act. [videos] (

House Approves New Property Seizure Law this legislation allows your computer to be seized if it has one unauthorized mp3 file [WTF] (

This product will change the way the world lives! [technology] (

Ironies Abound: FBI raids office of senior official in charge of protecting federal whistleblowers [politics] (

40 Alternatives to Microsoft Word [technology] (

TED Talk: 6 ways mushrooms can change our planet [science] (

Watch Simultaneous September 11, 2001 Coverage on ABC, NBC, CBS, BBC, and Fox live, original and un-edited. (Even the commercials are intact!) (

The Fibonacci sequence set to music and images from Hubble telescope [video] [geek] (

"MUTO" - the most amazing animation you've seen in a long time [videos] (

The 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches Of All Time. [videos] (

Surreal paintings of Jacek Yerka [Pics] [pics] (

From Russia With Hate [Video] [politics] (

Colbert imitates O'Reilly's meltdown video [politics] (

Monday, May 12, 2008

Monday is boooooring

Are you bored yet?

After Fighting Obama to the Death for the Nomination, Clinton Plans to Force Dems to Make her VP if She Loses [politics] (

Why she is still in : Critics attribute her doggedness to the consuming ambition, thirst for power and streak of narcissism she shares with her husband [politics] (

So, put the two together on the ticket and you cruise to victory? Not so fast. An Obama/Clinton ticket has the potential to be a disaster. Here’s why: [politics] (

Once-secret memos question Clinton's honesty - - Breaking News, Political News & National Security News - The Washington Times [politics] (

McCain’s Vote in 2000 Is Revived in a Ruckus [politics] (

Why Obama Beat Clinton -- and Why He'll Beat McCain, Too [politics] ( to US Code Title §18,371 -- President Bush should be in prison. [politics] (

Bush signs S.1858 ; American citizens are now officially exposed to genetic testing, surveillance and research without their knowledge or consent [PDF] [worldnews] (

The Clintons should be ashamed of themselves for deliberately trying to wreck the presidential prospects of their party’s likely nominee. [politics] (

Obama supports ending DEA raids on Medical Marijuana clubs; Clinton won't promise same. [politics] (

U.S. deploys more than 43,000 unfit for combat (

Ron Paul's forces quietly plot GOP convention revolt against McCain [politics] (

Some plastic has been found to cause obesity, early puberty, prostate and breast cancers as well as neural and behavioural effects in fetuses, infants and children. [science] (

Indian tech companies give up on the US [business] (

It Isn't Morning in America Anymore -- It's Dusk on Planet Earth [environment] (

Finally the networks will HAVE to cover it: Harry Reid is planning on holding hearings on the Military Analyst story [politics] (

Bill O’Reilly Goes Nuts! Shocking Video.... well we all knew he had it in him! [politics] (

Corn prices pushing food manufactures to consider replacing High fructose Corn Syrup with Sugar. [business] (

McCain doesn't merely "have a connection to the Keating 5": HE IS ONE OF THE FIVE, PEOPLE! [politics] (

Food waste on 'staggering' scale. [environment] (

Farming has the potential to go through the greatest upheaval since the Green Revolution, bringing harvests that are more healthful, sustainable and flavorful. [science] (

Young middle-class professionals across Europe face being forever poorer than their parents [worldnews] (

Finally, I understand how Chromosones, RNA and DNA fit together... [science] (

Now we know why those Myanmar generals didn't want the UN to distribute aid [worldnews] (

How the world's oceans are running out of fish [science] (

"A government that can without trial destroy you by simply putting on a list your name is a tyranny. A government that feels free to murder people in any country it chooses is a tyranny." [politics] (

Your brain has a mind of its own – and it’s not even always yours. [science] (

Oh, no. Oh no, oh no, oh no. eBay is trying to acquire Craigslist. [technology] (

Did You Know... More Than 25% of US Congress Members Had A Hand In Iraq War's "Profits"? [business] (

Monsanto is trying to patent the pig [business] (

McCain's pastor problems resurface with Rev. Hagee [politics] (

To become the world's next superpower, China is polluting it's rivers so irreversibly that the World Bank warns of "catastrophic consequences for future generations." [environment] (

House passes hr 4279 "Pro-IP Act" Gives government right to seize your computer if suspected of illegal downloading (

How Rising Oil Prices Are Obliterating America's Superpower Status - Like the USSR before, it too will be seen by increasing numbers of savvy observers as an ex-superpower-in-the-making. [politics] (

Bruce Lee’s Top 7 Fundamentals for Getting Your Life in Shape (

The 'creaking' US airline industry: "Like much of America these days, the airline industry feels tired, worn down, and old." [business] (

10 Health Breakthroughs Coming Soon To Your Body (

Is Mars Between Ice Ages? (

5 Myths About Being 'Pro-Israel' [politics] (

Cell Phone Recycling - “The Secret Life of Cell Phones” [science] (

How Green Are Biofuels? Comparison Chart [PIC] [environment] (

"Electricity" Misconceptions Spread By Textbooks [science] (

A cursory examination of American business suggests that its major product is wasted energy. [business] (

Cool site allows you to create your own fonts online. [technology] (

wow, click on a body part and find all exercise videos with instructions! (

Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance (Full Movie) [science] (

The 6 Most Frequently Quoted Bullsh*t Statistics (

Coolest Graffiti Ever! [PIC] (