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Planes with Lasers in the nose

Reagan’s Star Wars idea has long been derided as pie in the sky, impossible, waste of funding. As a nation, we’ve approached it from a few different perspectives: missile interceptors (hitting a bullet with a bullet) from land or sea … Continue reading

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Any news is good news?

With the idea that if you’re being talked about, even in a bad way, it’s good for you, a former legislator from South Dakota says he has copyrighted his name. From jail. So anyone writing an article about him will … Continue reading

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How Michael Osinski Helped Build the Bomb That Blew Up Wall Street

Well, we have a confession: The man who blew up Wall Street. How Michael Osinski Helped Build the Bomb That Blew Up Wall Street — New York Magazine . Good read. A little bit of code, a few interesting ideas, expanded upon … Continue reading

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Duncanville council member facing charges after heated meeting

I had thought I had seen or heard of almost everything to happen in small time politics, but this is a new one by me. Duncanville council member hospitalized, facing charges after heated meeting | Duncanville City Councilman Paul Ford … Continue reading

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Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures – NYTimes.com

In Homeowners’ Latest Woe, Banks Are Skipping Foreclosures – NYTimes.com Wow. So what happens when the bank decides to cancel the foreclosure auction? The property goes into limbo. The title is still in the “owner’s” name. The city can go after the … Continue reading

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Agency says inexperience led to NFL boating deaths – Los Angeles Times

Agency says inexperience led to NFL boating deaths – Los Angeles Times On February 28th, 2009, a 21 foot fishing boat overturned about 50 miles offshore from Florida. A very sad, tragic event, with only one survivor. Three other people were … Continue reading

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AT&Ts 3G MicroCell to patch iPhone dead zones

One big issue for people who have iPhones is the lack of coverage in certain areas. Like, oh a bedroom, basement, or the whole state of Vermont at one time. Supposedly, there’s a fix coming soon, where you own an … Continue reading

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Rooting for the Rock: Asteroid on track for possible Mars hit

For once, astronomers are rooting for an asteroid to hit: Asteroid on track for possible Mars hit – Los Angeles Times. It’s possible that the 1 in 75 chance of impact could be observed from earth, or satellites we have on Mars. Not a good idea to … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless wants to sell your personally identifiable data: here’s how you can stop this

One more reason I will probably drop Verizon in a few months, when my contract is up. Verizon is now requiring it’s customers to » Opt Out in order to have your personal data not be sold! They claim that … Continue reading

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Hopefully the planes will fly on time

There are a few good reasons to hate to fly. Bumpiness, airsickness, crying babies. Planes not arriving on time, that sort of thing. Now though, the  US demands air passengers ask its permission to fly. Under the new proposal, the … Continue reading

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