Friday, December 29, 2006
Scientists Launch ‘Planet Hunter’
The COROT project sent into orbit a telescope capable
of detecting planets smaller than is currently known
Corot - CNES
ESA - Space Science - COROT overview

Church's old Web domain converted into porn site

Girls are a turn-on for Aguilera
“Women are beautiful beings and I often find the sight
of a naked female more arousing than a naked man.”

Scientists alarmed by snapped Arctic ice shelf
HD DVD encryption cracked? | TG Daily

Wired 2.05: This Is Your Brain on Tetris
Tetris trains your brain to stop using inefficient gray matter,
perhaps a key cognitive strategy for learning. In fact, the lowest
final GMRs are found in the best players' brains, the ones most
efficient at dealing with Tetris's Daedalian geometry.

Tetris® DS | Do You Tetris With Others?

Tetris - Wikipedia
TTC's legal counsel sent cease and desist letters to web sites
that misused the Tetris trademark to refer to homemade tetromino games.

Tetris: a history

BBC >> Tetris - From Russia With Love

Gay victims of Franco era to win compensation
Inmates were forced to watch pornographic films featuring women
in an effort to show them a sex life that was deemed "natural"
by the conservative authorities.

Lesbengeschichte - Lesbians and film - The Seventies

Exhibitionism 2.0 (NSFW)
GOP Congressman Says Success in Iraq Requires the Spread of Christianity

Many soldiers say troop surge a bad idea

Iraq officials say U.S. behind Sadr aide killing

Iraqis are entering U.S. through Mexico
The vast majority of Iraqis who show up along the California
border are members of the Chaldean Christian minority who are
drawn by San Diego's sizable Chaldean community.

Prince Harry will serve in Iraq

Defense Secretary Is Wary of Adding More Iraq Troops
Even U.S. generals oppose an Iraq surge
Generals give way on U.S. troop numbers in Iraq
Biden balks at increased troops for Iraq

4 Americans kidnapped in southern Iraq
U.S. Military Says Five Troops Killed In Iraq
U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,983
IED blasts kill 5 more Mich. soldiers in Iraq

100,000 Iraqis flee their homes in the last month

Ford disagreed with Bush over Iraq invasion: WPost
Bush made a "big mistake" in their justification for invading Iraq,
Gerald Ford told journalist Bob Woodward in an interview embargoed
until after the former president's death.

"He (Cheney) was an excellent chief of staff. First class," Ford said.
"But I think Cheney has become much more pugnacious" as vice president.

pugnacious - Webster's Dictionary
Saturday, December 23, 2006
WoW Account Closing
In our continued efforts to combat cheating in World of Warcraft,
more than 105,000 accounts were closed and over 12 million gold
was removed from the game economies in Europe, Korea, and the
US in the month of November.

Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars - Interview
(March 2007 Release date)

Warhammer Online Interview
Much of the PvE content will be solo-able and you don't need
to form a group before participating in Battlefields, Scenarios, or the Campaign.

Scientists Predict Big Solar Cycle
Thursday, December 21, 2006
Poll: U.S. troops fine with gay soldiers
Nearly one in four (23 percent) service members report knowing
for sure that someone in their unit is lesbian or gay, including
21 percent of those in combat units.

U.S. Rep. Marty Meehan will reintroduce The Military Readiness
Enhancement Act, which would repeal "don't ask, don't tell"
and allow gays to serve openly, when Congress reconvenes in 2007.

N.J. governor signs gay civil unions law

Republican Virgil Goode won't apologize for 'Islamophobic' Letter
Congressman says Muslim lawmaker's election threatens US values
Va. Congressman fears more Muslims elected

Holocaust Board Chides Radio Host Member - Politics
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that Goode's letter became public
by accident. A member of a local Sierra Club chapter contacted Goode about
a different issue and received a copy of the letter accidentally in response.
The Sierra Club member made the letter public, the Star-Tribune reported.

Saw this online..

'I have no future' -- Jeb Bush tells reporters

Final 'Harry Potter' title announced
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter enters Rowling dreams for first time
Rowling finds finishing final Potter book a nightmare

J.K.Rowling Official Site - Harry Potter and more

Scientists link weight to gut bacteria

Photolurking, blog streaking and cheesepodding: The new Internet addictions
Flicking through a photo album of someone you've never met.
I've been doing that for like 10 years

New German community models car-free living
Indian, Chinese team to map glacier melt

Stardust (2007) Picture
Claire Danes, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer
Stardust (film) - Wikipedia
Stardust Movie - Neil Gaiman, Charles Vess Interview on Stardust
Stardust Movie | Just Jared
Stardust Movie With Sienna Miller | Just Jared

J!NX - Gamer Geek Hacker Computer Nerd T-Shirts
ThinkGeek :: Stuff for Smart Masses
Hacker Stickers
Busted Tees

Syswear - Sysadmin t-shirts :: Jesus Saves...
Buddha does incremental backups.

Gadgets, Tools and Geek Stuff - Shop
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
What is the must have electronic item this Christmas?

The Nintendo DS Lite. Try to find one locally or online, your going to be out of luck.
There are tons of them on Ebay, but they are extremely rare anywhere else.
I was able to get one for my famliy, but it involved a ton of calls and a very long road trip.

Nintendo Ds Lite -ebay @ Froogle

Wii & DS Sales On Fire
Record-breaking week for Nintendo DS in Europe
Nintendo DS Year in Review

Nintendo DS Nintendo DS

Nintendo DS Lite - Wikipedia

Hardware Review | Nintendo DS Lite (Europe)
TrustedReviews - Nintendo DS Lite - Handheld Console

YouTube - Nintendo DS lite review

YouTube - DS Lite Video Review: Part One
YouTube - DS Lite Video Review: Part Two
YouTube - DS Lite Video Review: Part 3
Friday, December 15, 2006
French maids lure diners to cartoon-inspired cafe
Scarborough cafe takes customers 'inside the cartoon'
i maid cafe

Tokyo Times » Butlers and boy love

Tailrank - Top News for Today

Boing Boing: USB "humping dog" stick fucks your computer

Bush happy about Mary Cheney's pregnancy

Iraqi Red Crescent accuses U.S. forces of attacks
Gunmen kill Shiite tribal sheik in Iraq
Expert: Saddam didn't worry Britain
Iraq needs a Pinochet iPod-driven sex vibrator draws Apple's ire
iBuzz Two Vibrator - Music Activated Sex Toy for iPod, Zune, MP3 Player

Bush considers boosting Iraq troop numbers

General: Army could 'break'
The U.S. Army's top general says the active-duty Army "will break" under
the strain of current war-zone rotations unless it is significantly expanded.

U.S. Mint Moves to Ban Penny Melting
In fact, copper prices are up more than 180 percent since mid-2003,
selling for just more than $3 a pound. That means the modern penny
(made after 1982) is worth 1.73 cents with production costs included.

Mass mouse escape on Saudi plane

Gizmodo Knows: iPhone Will Be Announced On Monday
Real or not, buzz around Apple `iPhone' grows
iPhone Photo Gallery - Everything iPhone

Nintendo respond to Wii breakages
Nintendo Recalls Deadly Blogger-Hanging TV-Set-Exploding Wiimote Straps
Nintendo | Wii Remote Wrist Strap Replacement

nintendojo ~ Wii weight strap stress test

Wii Have A Problem...

Ga. board: Harry Potter books can stay
Banning all books with references to witchcraft would mean classics
such as "Macbeth" and "Cinderella" would have to go, they said.

What the Bible says about Witchcraft
Exodus 22:18 and Wicca/Witchcraft
Deuteronomy 18 and Wicca/Witchcraft
Revelations 21:8 and Wicca/Witchcraft
Thursday, December 14, 2006
The Origins of Transformer Slash

Via SE

Bush sets out on pilgrimage to 'listen' to alternatives on Iraq
A poll released by CBS News on Monday showed that Bush had his
lowest approval rating ever on the war, with just 21 percent
of those surveyed saying they approve of his handling of Iraq.

Saudi Ambassador Abruptly Resigns, Leaves Washington

Turkish Airlines workers sacrifice camel at airport

Report: Saudis warn against Iraq exit

U.S. training Fatah in anti-terror tactics

digg - Have you ever wondered where the government spends all your money?
Death and Taxes: A Visual Guide to Where Your Federal Tax Dollars Go

digg - Federal deficit $3.5 trillion. That's deficit, not debt.

New Bush Admin. publishing rules restrict scientists

Report: 2006 is 6th hottest year
Ice-free North Pole by 2040

Second Colorado evangelical resigns over gay sex
Barnes was confronted by an associate pastor of the church who
received an anonymous phone call from a person who heard someone
was threatening to go public with the names of Barnes and other
evangelical leaders who engaged in homosexual behavior, Ames said.

PM Calls for martial law as 70 are killed in Iraq

Has the iTunes Music Store passed its peak?

Sony says PlayStation 3 shipments on target

Ubuntu Satanic Edition

Move Poster Repaints

Wal-Mart gets earful on dropping 'Christian' video game from shelves | Christian game ruffles feathers
Christian video game stokes controversy
Christian Groups to Boycott Religious Warfare Kid Vid

Squirrel-like mammal could fly before birds

The Big 5: Five PC Games to Die For

Viewers fooled by 'Belgium split'

FHM Shutsdown
Monday, December 11, 2006
Don't let baby sleep in car seat, say doctors

Study Detects Recent Instance of Human Evolution

Memory chip breakthrough for electronic devices
IBM, Macronix and Qimonda said they developed a material that
made "phase-change" memory 500 to 1,000 times faster than the
commonly-used "flash" memory, while using half as much power.

Annan criticizes U.S. in farewell speech
"Human rights and the rule of law are vital to global security and prosperity,"
Annan's text said. When the U.S. "appears to abandon its own ideals and objectives,
its friends abroad are naturally troubled and confused," he said.

"As President Truman said, 'The responsibility of the great states
is to serve and not dominate the peoples of the world,'" Annan said.

Britain drops phrase 'war on terror'

Taliban and Allies Tighten Grip in North of Pakistan

Secret American talks with insurgents break down

Iraq’s President Harshly Criticizes U.S. Strategy

Iraq Is Failing to Spend Billions in Oil Revenues

digg - 90 Million Americans Believe Government Behind 9/11

Seeking Iran Intelligence, U.S. Tries Google

Gulf summit opens with warning of regional explosion
"Our Arab region is besieged by a number of dangers,
as if it was a powder keg waiting for a spark to explode"
Saudi King Abdullah said.

Panel: U.S. Underreported Iraq Violence

Iran students heckle Ahmadinejad
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - Wikipedia

Scientists marvel at sea life miles deep
In pictures: Year of marine wonders
Census of Marine Life Portal

Bush/Cheney 08 RE-ELECT BUSH in 2008 - The Church of the Latter-Day Dude
Tuesday, December 05, 2006
Gates says U.S. is not winning Iraq war
"I suspect in hindsight some of the folks in the administration
would not make the same decisions they made," including the number
of troops in Iraq to establish control after the overthrow of Saddam
Hussein's regime, Gates said.

Bush denies seeking father's help

Ex-President Bush praises Gov. Jeb Bush
He recalled a political cartoon showing his son, the president, opposing
gay marriage and then walking into a room and finding his father on a sofa
with Clinton's arm around him, prompting him to shout, "Dad! What are you doing?"

"(Clinton) cut it out of the paper and said,
'Don't you think we ought to cool it, George?'" Bush said.

Italian prosecutors call for kidnap trial for CIA agents

Russian security service 'led poison plot'

Is the FBI doing its best to combat terrorism?
Highest-ranking Arab-American FBI agent says no, sues for discrimination

Alps experiencing warmest time in 1,300 years

Richest two per cent own more than half the world

US rare post vote stamp is a fake - 'Zombie Chickens' Causing Debate Over Fate of Older Chickens in California
Some chickens not properly euthanized have been seen crawling
out of the compost piles, earning them the name "zombie chickens"

Honor gays in textbooks? Calif. considers

U.S. Army Battling To Save Equipment

Rumy Dressup!