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Friday, January 21, 2011

Breakthrough Laser Could Revolutionize Navy's Weaponry

Fox News: Scientists with the Navy's Office of Naval Research have demonstrated a prototype system capable of producing from thin air the electrons needed to generate ultrapowerful, "megawatt-class" laser beams for the agency's next-generation system. 

Why Everything Starts With Repeal

Krauthammer: Why Everything Starts With Repeal.

Friday stuff

LBJ Orders Some New Haggar Pants. (NSFW - language)

This has fascinated me since it happened: The Incredible True Story of the Collar Bomb Heist.

Buffy turns 30 this week!

In Australia, Whole Parking Lot Swept Away by the Flood.

Thieves stole and snorted what they thought was cocaine. Turns out, the powder was actually the ashes of a woman's father and her two Great Danes.

Where's June Cleaver when you need her?  The DEA is seeking Ebonics experts.  Related: Experts Offer Rap Translations.

Verizon Sues FCC over Net Neutrality

Politico: The company on Thursday filed an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which has previously ruled that the FCC does not have the authority to adopt such sweeping regulations.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Steve Jobs taking medical leave

Maybe the iLiver is acting up.

HOWTO break Kindle book DRM

HOWTO break Kindle book DRM.

DVR alert - Onion Sportszone

Some funny shit - Tuesday nights at 10:30.

Here's the Who would you kill? segment from the last one.

The flip side of the 60's sexual revolution

Daily Mail:  "Most of us girls, at least those on the London rock scene as I was, didn’t have a clue as to what sex could be like when it was good. When we weren’t crying, we’d giggle, like the schoolgirls we were, about our exploits, without realising how damaging our sexual behaviour was both to our self-esteem and our souls."