Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Tuesday has a jumble

Hello and welcome. Here is a bunch of news you've missed!


9/5/08 Obama on O'Rielly (youtube.com)

Obama v. Bill O'Reilly - Round 2, 8/9/08 (jp.youtube.com)

Jon Stewart Obliterates McCain's Acceptance Speech (theinformationparadox.com)

Sizing up Palin - in the words of a "local" (andrys.com)

No Questions: Palin Won't Talk To Press...campaign aide sees no reason why Sarah Palin should have to answer reporters' queries (huffingtonpost.com)

Interesting. The business partner that the National Enquirer alleges that Palin had an affair with? He filed an emergency request to seal his own divorce records on Wednesday. It was denied. (courtrecords.alaska.gov)

Sarah Palin's entry into politics and subsequent rise has all the hallmarks of having been engineered, coached and groomed by bigger outside forces with a bigger plan. WHO is the "Handler"? (huffingtonpost.com)

Barack Obama's answers to the top 14 science questions facing America (sciencedebate2008.com)

Five reasons why the world wants Obama. (alternet.org)

Obama understands that we live in a complicated, nuanced world, one in which cowboy-style "straight talk" does little but earn us dismissive laughs from friends and enemies overseas. (huffingtonpost.com)

John McCain's Wandering Eyes (uk.youtube.com)

Propped up by a culture of fear, TSA has become a bureaucracy with too much power and little accountability. Where will the lunacy stop? (salon.com)

Canada's prime minister dissolved Parliament on Sunday. (cnn.com)


Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks by an Amount Bigger than Alaska in August (planetsave.com)

T. Boone Pickens: Oil Dependence Is One Emergency We Can't Drill Our Way Out Of (sustainablog.org)

Energy Ball - A Cheap And Efficient Wind Turbine (devicedaily.com)

Sea Level Rise May Be Twice More Than Expected (dsc.discovery.com)

Air pollution from Asia blows across the Pacific ocean, affecting people living in the US (star-telegram.com)

PHOTOS: Arctic Ice Shelves Crumbling Rapidly in Canada (news.nationalgeographic.com)

Ancient trees recorded in mines (news.bbc.co.uk)

HP Selling Laptops in Messenger Bags, Eliminating Packaging (sustainablebusiness.com)


Professor Stephen Hawking could find himself $100 poorer (news.bbc.co.uk)

Scientists have for the first time recorded individual brain cells in the act of summoning a spontaneous memory (nytimes.com)

New cervical cancer test beats pap smear (news.yahoo.com)

The genetic secrets of two of the most deadly cancers have been unlocked by scientists in a breakthrough that paves the way for a host of new treatments. (mailonsunday.co.uk)

Long-life gene that triples chance of living to 100 found (telegraph.co.uk)

We often think about gravity being the strongest force in our daily experience. It isn't. (scienceblogs.com)

If Tesla's plans had come to fruition, .. such towers would have peppered the globe, saturating the planet with free electricity and wireless communication as early as the 1920s (damninteresting.com)

More Evidence That BPA Found In Clear Plastics Impairs Brain Function (medicalnewstoday.com)

Genetic code once written off as meaningless is today show to have played a potential role in the evolution of the human ability to hold tools and walk upright. (telegraph.co.uk)

ow do you turn molten metal into perfect spheres? Just pour it off the roof (popsci.com)


Why Rupert Murdoch Owns the News (vanityfair.com)

The entire U.S. economy is as "staged" as the phoniest, most wretchedly obvious attempt to mask a home's true problems. (oftwominds.com)

Murray Rothbard & Strategy: Ron Paul has followed Murray's advice: explain the economic consequences of central banking, and demonstrate that the Fed is a gang of thieves for the power elite. (lewrockwell.com)

In the last 50 years, Average Family Income grew by twice as much under Democrats as Republicans. (graphics8.nytimes.com)

Big Three bailout may be around corner. Again, why are we discussing corporate bailouts/welfare. If they love their capitalism so god damn much, let it work! (money.cnn.com)

The credit crisis comes out of a tension between the broad-middle-class America of our collective imagination and the economically polarized nation we have in fact come to be. (interfluidity.powerblogs.com)


John McCain Gets BarackRoll'd (ca.youtube.com)

14 Workstations to Help Ease You Into Becoming a Cyborg (safecomputingtips.com)

20 Unforgettable Works of Environmental Art (ecosalon.com)

Hidden deep within a lush Australian rainforest are a set of mystical Aborigine sculptures seemingly merged into the natural surroundings. Moss covered torsos of men, women and children (environmentalgraffiti.com)

8 Eye-Opening Movies To Remind You That Your Life Isn't So Bad (alwayswatching.org)

The Most Alien-Looking Place on Earth (darkroastedblend.com)

Screw the LHC, Check out the Large Helical Device!!! (gizmodo.com)

23 Breathtaking Natural Swimming Pools (thedailygreen.com)

The average person only gets 63 minutes of peace and quiet a day (telegraph.co.uk)

Dammit Pinky (surreality.info)