Monthly Archives: June 2007

University of Nevada Considers Arming Faculty

A step in the right direction, I guess. Story.

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Pop Culture’s Take on the Middle East

Maxim Magazine features Girls of the IDF this month. Members of Fark post their responses to the story here. Update: My favorite pic is….. I want a shirt like this. My birthday is in September. These two facts are seemingly … Continue reading

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House Set to Pass Post-Virginia Tech Gun Bill

Bill aims to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. I guess Sammy is out of luck. Bonus: the NRA is in on this one. Story

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U.S. Map With a Twist

Here is a map of the United States with each state renamed for a country that has a similar GDP. As pointed out on FARK, Alabama is still a theocracy.

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Answer to a Long-Time Debate

A couple of studies conclude that death penalties really do deter capital crimes. Article

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Jonah Goldberg On Brittain’s “Winey Warriors”

Jonah has a good piece over at National Review discussing reaction in the UK to government plans for a crackdown on “excessive drinking.” It’s worth your time to go read the whole thing but here is the closing passage for … Continue reading

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MS Surface Computing

This is an interesting application of multi touch surface computing…

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Patriotic Hackers

This article tells of a new trend in computer viruses that check for Arabic characters. I wonder how effective this would be as a tool of warfare. We seem to be able to function in spite of all of the … Continue reading

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Rick Monday, 1976

Rick Monday prevents the flag from being burned by protesters at Dodgers Stadium on April 25, 1976. Rick Monday Tribute 1976 – The best home videos are here

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STOL Competition

This is footage from a “Short Take Off and Landing” competition for bush pilots in Alaska. Really amazing how little room these pilots need…

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Sit…Shake…Get The Shark

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Big Brother Can Find You

Apparently, gps satellite tracking can find your cell phone wherever you are. Link

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