Saturday, October 29, 2005

Microsoft taken to court - for PIRACY!

SOFTWARE GIANT and music industry friend Microsoft was dragged squeaking before a court and accused of music piracy. Ryan McLaughlin, a drummer for a small band, had filed a lawsuit against Vole for allegedly stealing his band's songs.

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8 Year Old Boy Makes A Batman Costume Entirely Out Of Duct Tape

Does it deflect bullets?
Duct tape Batarang?

I report, you decide.

200 mile an hour tape to the rescue!

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How the NSA Secures Their Computers for Each OS

NSA has developed and distributed configuration guidance for operating systems. These guides are currently being used throughout the government and by numerous entities as a security baseline. Very detailed instructions how to do it on your system. Instructions in PDF.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Nanofabrication to lead to Quantum Computer

Nano-fabrication is a technology that has the ability to create and destroy on a very small scale. Pitt now has a Raith electron beam lithography and Nan engineering workstation - with an electron beam capable of adding and taking away from materials to create incredibly small objects.

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Nasa Creates a Robo-Penis

NASA, for some strange reason, created a huge robotic phallus for what purpose it has yet to be determined. To show off their new "tool" they used some strange video involving a ballerina and the penis moving around in unison. Quite interesting developments going on over at NASA.

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Scientists find planet with 3 suns and names it Tatooine

A new planet with three suns in its sky has been found 149 light-years from Earth. Its type is named Tatooine after the dual-sunned planet in the film Star Wars.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

JSmooth - A java executable wrapper

Here's a handy little wrapper that makes an .exe out of a .jar.

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Hidden Doors

This website is a custom hidden door company in California. Its cool like for a secret hacking room , or anything of the such.

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No Winter by 2105? New Study Offers Grim Forecast for U.S.

A study conducted by scientists in the U.S. and Italy warns that summers could be a lot hotter in a hundred years because of global warming caused by greenhouse gases.

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Flex 2 and Flash Player 8.5 alphas available

Macromedia recently-announced Flex 2.0 platform is now available to download in alpha form from Macromedia newly-launched Macromedia Labs site.

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Build Quake II Through Visual Studio .Net C++!

Vertigo Software Inc. has released Quake II .NET, a version of id Software's popular Quake II game ported to the Microsoft .NET common language runtime (CLR) using Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003.

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Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Goodbye Metrowerks. Goodbye Codewarrior

Metrowerks has dissolved into parent company Freescale Semiconductor, maker of powerpc chips. Codewarrior will now only be developed for 'embedded' systems with powerpc chips.

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Monday, October 03, 2005

Human Bodies freeze-dried, powdered and made into tree mulch

A town in Sweden plans to become the first place in the world where corpses will be disposed of by freeze-drying, as an environmentally friendly alternative to cremation or burial. Jonkoping, in southern Sweden, is to turn its crematorium into a so-called promatorium next year.

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Saturday, October 01, 2005

Another Government Agency Dropping Micro$oft

NWS Office of State Revenue decides not to be held hostage by Microsoft new Licensing for Windows Vista.. Will move to Linux Desktops..

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