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01 August 2006

News from the Net

Image Recognition on mobile phones

The new bulletproof vest is made of liquid

Military is developing ultrasonic tourniquets

Radioactive Scorpion Venom used to treat cancer. Now that's just kewl.

Boston may allow a non-profit group to run their city-wide wi-fi

Who wants their very own personal jetpack...?

How to get mobile reception where there is no signal

WOW! A judge ruled that the state had failed to prove that graphic video games were harmful to children. Now there's a judge with common sense.

You thought the choice of XP Pro or XP Home confused people. Wait until M$ comes out with their 6 versions of Vista

You can now run Qt from Java

So, I know that some of you don't believe in conspiracies or that Diebold voting machines can easily be hacked... So, here's instructions on how to hack it -- flip a switch

Looks like Insurance Companies have found a new way to screw you... You already assume that you are not covered if you leave your keys in the car. Well, evidentally, you are not covered if they don't steal your keys too

Fan-created Star Wars Spinoff is in the works

It appears that no amount of money is worth participating in trial drug studies

Ever thought of playing with ATA over Ethernet (AoE)?



Sarah
The voting machines are totally unhack-able! Everyone knows that! HAIL BUSH! (crap...did I say that outloud again???)

Posted by Sarah on Tue Aug 01 00:58:00 PDT 2006
Malachi
It's amazing how dirty the looks you get are when you say such a thing. Dino was joking about that in the car the other day, and I think the truck next to us wanted to run us off the road.

Posted by Malachi on Tue Aug 01 01:04:00 PDT 2006
WILL POWER!
But does the scorpion venom make you grow a tail that can sting people?

Spiderman is way cooler.


Posted by WILL POWER! on Tue Aug 01 06:12:00 PDT 2006
Sylkwyrm

Here is the corrected link for the radioactive scorpian story:

 

http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/08/01/0314235

 



Posted by Sylkwyrm on Tue Aug 01 09:47:00 PDT 2006
Malachi
Thanks honey.

Posted by Malachi on Tue Aug 01 23:15:00 PDT 2006
Sylkwyrm
Damn! I really think the news needs to be spred about what this drug company has done to its test subjects. Should't this be all over the newspapers and TV?????

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Tue Aug 01 09:53:00 PDT 2006