Biofuel for Jumbo Jets: Kiwis Take to the Sky on... →
Biofuels take to the skies for New Zealand.
California sues Bush administration to protect... →
California this week sued the feds to block a new Bush administration rule from taking effect that would relax portions of the Endangered Species Act.
Presidential Poetry: Interesting Times: Online... →
The downside to creating poetry for presidents…
yesyes: T. S. Eliot readig The Love Song of J....
Slashdot | What Carriers Don't Want You To Know... →
The “Cellphone Man” is holding us down.
There is no greater importance in all the world like knowing you are right and...– Norman Mailer
bunkercomplex: Tears for Fears - “Shout” They...
It is the most important function of art and science to awaken this feeling and...– Albert Einstein
Wal-Mart iPhone prices confirmed! *MASSIVE... →
Turns out that Wal-Mart is, in fact, selling the iPhone at a discounted price as speculated.
Case maker publishes photos of iPhone nano... →
XSKN, the third-party case maker responsible for rekindling rumors of an iPhone nano, has started taking orders for a protective holder for the rumored gadget.
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from...– Kurt Vonnegut
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent...– Bertrand Russell (via alanajoy) (via catskills) (via kari-shma) (via roberto) (via sundaymorning)
Leak: the new Mac mini? →
The picture above was posted to Macenstein purporting to be the new Mac mini. My only question: why does it have a lid?
The 6 Coolest Things You Can Do With Your Dead... →
The 6 Coolest Things You Can Do With Your Dead Body
AP Study Finds $1.6B Went to Bailed-Out Bank Execs →
Banks that are getting taxpayer bailouts awarded their top executives nearly $1.6 billion in salaries, bonuses, and other benefits last year, an Associated Press analysis reveals.
CalHFA killed by the Governator...
Governor Schwarzenegger sent officers to the offices of CalHFA at 2:00 P.M. on Friday December 19th and closed them down. For those of you who don’t know CalHFA is the California State down payment assistance program for first time home buyers. CalHFA is funded by a bond program and not public taxes. He has seized all bond funds from all bond based programs in the state of California. By...
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that...– George Bernard Shaw
Army Wages iPod Warfare in Baghdad →
BAGHDAD, IRAQ — During a humanitarian aid distribution in Baghdad’s Sadr City, Staff Sgt. Kent Crandall brought along a nifty iPod accessory: an Army psychological operations loudspeaker. Crandall…
Try and penetrate with our limited means the secrets of nature and you will find...– Albert Einstein
Spotlight Audio: Major Jackson reads "Letter to... →
The Future of Man--How Will Evolution Change... →
Letter to Brooks [Spring Garden] by Major... →
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.– Abraham Lincoln
The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of...– Laurence J. Peter
It is a scale of proportions which makes the bad difficult and the good easy.– Albert Einstein
The New Atlantis →
“A Journal of Technology & Society” I really enjoy this journal I hope you do as well.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.– Albert Einstein
You don’t have to specialize - do everything that you love and then, at some...– Francis Ford Coppola
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree…– Albert Einstein
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the...– Sir Winston Churchill (via theolivebranch)
I lived in a car once, Not for long, but long enough; Time enough to hate it Time enough to be offered a room at the “y.” I lived in a car once, When you live there long enough, The car eats your food, Sometimes you eat the cars food. Most of the time you hate it. I lived in a car once, I shoplifted oranges and apples. Cars help people steal, Then they mock you for it Then you hate...
When I Met God...
I came upon him, While on the road I saw the shabby suit and shoes For no reason I ran to him, His stagger step walk, leaving odd prints in the dust, the dots from his cane a code to be read by those that follow. His bronze weather beaten face contained something of Delta Blues, his eyes conveyed a feeling of soul that made you think of choir robes and gospel It was then I came to his side He...
Top 10 Things You Forgot Gmail Can Do →
When friends push friends onto Gmail, it usually involves talking up the seemingly limitless storage space, the fast-moving interface, or its inter-connectedness with other Google applications, like…
Laid-off workers occupy factory in Chicago --... →
Wow—a corporation dicking their workers around—sounds like something only Howard Zinn would write about. Fills my heart with hope to see these people organizing and standing up for themselves.
sundaymorning: eec: The Animals - House Of The...
List of common misconceptions →
mattmcinerney: A great wikipedia article. I love these. One of my favorites: Entrapment law in the United States does not forbid police officers from going undercover, or from denying that they are police. It is a common misconception among persons engaged in low-level crime that if an undercover police officer is asked, “Are you a cop?” that they must reveal themselves to avoid entrapment. Oh,...
"Prop 8 - The Musical" starring Jack Black, John C... →
A star-studded cast turns out for “Prop 8 - The Musical.”