Friday, October 21, 2005

Why am I still up?

  • Google : NIF is #1 for "limited blogation", kind of - all of the top results are me or my trackbacks!
    ... Oh, and Basil is #1 (only) for "robo-assassin-guards" ... that's a real money word! ... All thanks to me!   

  • NEWS:

  • DC : Capitol Hill bomb scare   
  • Wilma : Cancun evac'ed 

    Could become a Cat5, again ... does that mean she gets double credit?

    A view from the ISS    
  • Earthquake : Turkey, 5.9   
  • Nuclear Korea : Or maybe not nuclear? ... um, we'll see
  • Lebanon : Rafik Hariri assassination was a Lebanese & Syrian joint op 

    Syrian anxiety ensues 

    Rick has more ... and more   
  • Energy : US helping India go nuclear   
  • Air Travel : Security screener swipes $80k ... glad he was caught!

    ... but what is $80k in cash going to Pakistan in a piece of checked luggage for??
    Same ? here!   
  • Auto Industry : Ford posts $284M loss, layoffs imminent ... see also : yesterday's "auto industry" link for why :)
    ... I wonder if I can get a sweet deal on a Black 05 Mustang GT Convertible?
  • Iraq : Kidnapped lawyer found, dead   


  • Islamofascism : "My goal is to kill Ariel Sharon" 

    Emperor Darth Misha has some thoughts on the "US GIs burned corpses" 

    Ms. U has some thoughts on the burning bodies as well ... "I'll Bring the Marshmallows"

    Torture, Froggy vs FrontLine ... found via Black5
    ... (go buy one of his TShirts, I'm wearing mine now!)

    And remember, the Geneva Convention doesn't apply
    ... not saying we should go out of our way to violate it, but ... 
  • Military : A look at the "recruiting crisis"   
  • Guns : 'Congress OKs gun industry lawsuit shield' ... excellent news indeed!
  • Venezuela : Chavez still a paranoid commie ... says US planning to invade for "Our oil, as they did in Iraq"
    ... and HE calls US a terrorist govt!  HA!
    ... I didn't know it was Open Mic night at the BBC!  This guy is hilarious, is he coming to town anytime soon?
  • AntiCivilLibertiesUnion : ACLU vs FBI
    ... and "Malkin, who strikes me as Bill O’Reilly in drag" - WHAT?? 
  • SCOTUS / Miers : Miers rundown!   
  • Earthquake : Pakistani leader Perez Musharraf says the aid is "totally inadequate"
    ... good thoughts on that!
  • Computing : OpenOffice 2.0 is available!
    ... sadly, it is "clearly a CPU and Memory hog"

    Of course, OO2 is free ... DL here 

    So, MS has "Shared Source" ... what does that mean? 

    Excel can play sounds?! 

    Ancient Greek computer, "Antikythera mechanism", reconstructed!  

    R2D2 case mod 

    Australia's customs system going down in flames? 

    Enterprise Patch Management - Part I and Part II
    Introducing the VMPlayer ... free tool from VMWare!   
  • Internet : Voice calls to be free? 

    BlackBerry induced RSI, "BlackBerry Thumb" 

    Updated Google Earth ... still a threat to Western Civilization :)

    Wanna see who has blocked you? (in IM clients)

    China sensors Wikipedia ... eh, use a free proxy :)

    Flock has gone live ... I still need to activate my account ... Review, screenshots
    Regulators look to secure eBanking (more)   
  • Gaming : Doom, the movie, sucks ... maybe Halo will be better? (I hope so!)

    Meet WoW's Blood Elves 

    Gaming makes children less violent 

    Anti-Game lawyer under investigation 

    XBOX360 + PC game controller   
  • Nanotech : World's smallest "car"   
  • Business : "The new business cycle, I suggest, is based on training"   
  • Space : Edible moon buggies   
  • Abortion : TMLC files in support of Partial Birth Abortion Ban

    ... IOW, against "stabbing a baby in the head and sucking its brains out"
  • Racism : Hashim Nzinga proves racism is alive & well, and stupid   
  • Govt : Review of the first 270 days!   
  • Left : Kennedy making another pass at Hate Crime legislation
    ... since the front door = locked, he's going around back

    'Static has better ratings than Air scAmerica' 

    JCB reads, adds to DNC letter 

    MSM preceding facts   
  • Libertarian : Splitting the right? ... freedom vs values
    ... I don't fully agree with this article, but interesting!
  • Right : Govenator, W in (cough) disagreement over $ 

    Abort Air scAmerica 

    In defense of FEMA's Brown   
  • Crime : get hired to burn down Internet cafe, do it (killing your "employer" (whoops!) amongst others), go to jail 

    $241k on strippers ... CEO + AmEx = dangerous :) ... found via Rusty 

    All crimes must be punished the same ... in Kansas, anyway

    "Breast adjustment"    
  • Education : "How did we become a country full of weenies"
    ... Hylton teacher caves, No devil coming down to Georgia :(
  • Math : Pi to 1M decimal places!   
  • Avian Flu : Tamiflu production ramping up   
  • Health : Orwell's novels influenced by his health problems

    ... Step1:get TB, be impotent, lose wife ... Step2:write books ... Step3:PROFIT!

    Gastric Bypass, dangerous truths? 

    MIT knows why bad habits are hard to break  ... um, because they are fun?
  • Nature : Selective logging still kills rain forests 

    Elusive rat finally caught ... good swimmer, and who knew they liked penguin? 
  • Geology : Cali's landslide rooted (unrooted?) in history

    ... kinda like building a house near the water, below sea level .. or in an active fault zone
  • Misc : Ontario will match US's DST change
    ... so they can have computer/device problems too!

    Use acetone in your fuel tank? ... anyone out there tried this?

    Teenager clothing crisis
    ... I disagree with one thing : no govt involvement needed, just parents!

    TBIFOC smack around Instapundit ... mmmmm, real BBQ
  • Halloween : Misc stuff, HowTos, etc.   
  • Language : Rewriting 1 cliche every day ... today = "zip your lip"
  • Bloggers : CY has kidnapped Phin ... so go pay; either to free Phin or for fish sticks :)

    Wanna win some ad space @ ER? 

    Girls, or gay guys, go vote on the winner of the sausage-fest 

    The Alliance has Friday links ... and Harvey has a list of their assignments to us!   

  • FUNNY:

  • OOTS : #235 ... Roy(ette) has a date, with a dwarf!
  • Military : US extraditing 3 GIs to Spain ... precision guided delivery, no less
  • Right : Exiled Rove to (still) think for W   
  • DeLay : REAL mug shot found!   
  • Crime : Sex offenders to be shipped to Canada   
  • SCOTUS / Miers : Miers withdrawn, fawning soldier nominated 

    Miers + Keith Richards? ... found via CC    
  • Burger King : Some thoughts on Buddy Jesus The plastic King   
  • Flash : Choose your life 

    Lost, the Bohemian Rhapsody (Weird Al) version   
  • Makeup : It works miracles ... actually, the last one doesn't really change!
  • Iraq : "Both Baghdad and Washington condemned the killing, until they realized who it was." 
  • Lord Of The Rings And Ninja Turtles: Radical Ring Power : 1 2 3 4 V    
  • MSM : 'A Hardball Day's Night Logic Problem'   
  • Belgium : It just disappeared!   
  • Plamegate : 'Miller doesn’t think Scooter called out Plame’s name during sex'   
  • TV : TiVo launches Sports Accelerator 

    '"Commander in Chief" show brainwashing Americans into accepting girls as leaders?'   
  • Celebrity(ies) : Copperfield to create immaculate conception, then cut the deficit
    ... (the first part is true'ish!)
  • Movies : Did you know computers can ...   
  • Insults : Get all Shakespearean ... found via Dr Sanity 
  • Scare Tactics : PETA'ist vs Rat Monster ... funny video, even if totally fake
    ... found via WB   
  • Bloggers : Sobek interviews Protein Wisdom


  • Religion :

    I no understand. Zarqawi said the Katrina wind was Allah and stuff. Osama said the Allah man did the planes into the tall skyscrapers.  Me thought the Allah was really, really smart and powerful. Why for did he stone his own people to death with the shaky ground?
    --thanks Mr Doofus! 


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