Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Hybrid and Diesel Sales to Jump | A great list of cars that get over 30 MPG right NOW. This is a must look if you are looking for a new car.


Tuesday, June 28, 2005

iPod screens dipped in color | CNET New iPods released today by Apple. Would be time to buy if you are in the market.

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Sunday, June 26, 2005

Cougar logo appears in SIU Edwardsville crosswalks | STLtoday. Well here is a good use of all that money that comes from parking tickets.

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Friday, June 24, 2005

UConn Finds Hacking Program in Server | Yahoo! News. WoW! It seems this server was hacked in 2003 and just discovered. This could probably happen anywhere.

What's Wrong With .Mac and How to Fix It | Apple Matters. This is a great little article on .Mac and this author makes some great points. I have always wanted to get my own domain and now this article has swayed me to cancel .Mac and do just that.


Monday, June 20, 2005

NASA Shuttle Team Confident in Discovery's July Launch Target | Well it looks like this mission will get off the ground.


Thursday, June 16, 2005

ATV riders take to Missouri | Post-Dispatch. Take care not to ride in the rivers in Mo.

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Science/Nature | Shuttle moves back to launch pad | BBC News. NASA moves the shuttle back to the launchpad in anticipation of the 13 July launch date.


Sonshine in Derry: backing fight for 'basic right to life' | The Union Leader. I kinda agree with this guy. The security procedures at Airports have gotten way out of hand.

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Powell breaks world 100m record | BBC. This is blazingly fast. I would like to see this run in person.

From stem cell to brain cell in a petri dish | The Register. Another step in the great adventure that is stem cell research.

NASA Rovers Reach Mars Milestone | Wow. That is a long time for the rovers to operate. Keep it up!


Nuclear power not the way, says Greenpeace | The Australian. Greenpeace weighs in on the Nuclear power debate. There is an interesting quote at the end of the article. "Our research shows that every $1 spent on energy efficiency is seven times more effective in cutting carbon than nuclear power." That makes you think.

Monday, June 13, 2005

Diabetics get 'Intel Inside' | The Register. Some interesting experiments with computers and health care.


Sunday, June 12, 2005

Soccer Sunday: Alone in the world | New York Daily News. Well I am noticing. I do agree thought that the mainstream media will usually ignore all things soccer. I never see highlights even on SportsCenter.


Some Cafe Owners Pull the Plug on Lingering Wi-Fi Users | New York Times. Well it looks like Cafe owners are now catching on. I know I would just go there for the free WI-FI. I hate coffee.

Saturday, June 11, 2005

Few Differences for New Nuclear Plants | AP via Some info on the latest designs for new Nuclear Power Plants. I do not know how I feel about starting to build new plants. I believe everyone agrees we need to find alternative power sources but Nuclear is not as clean as everyone wants you to believe.

John Carmack: Mac/PPC Performance Gap for Gaming "Not a Myth" || The Mac Observer. John Carmack weighs in on the Mac switch to Intel.


Thursday, June 09, 2005

This Blog Is 100 Percent Solar | Wired News. This is an alternative for those of you looking for greener hosting providers.

Monday, June 06, 2005

Apple's Decision on Chips Is Applauded by Programmers | Well the news is official. Apple will move to Intel processors next year. I still do not know how I feel about this but I do know that I will not buy a mac this year.


Sunday, June 05, 2005

U.S. Tops Costa Rica, 3-0, in Qualifier in Salt Lake City | The US MNT put on a great showing last night and put themselves up another 3 points in qualifying for the 2006 Fifa World Cup.

Mars Rover Frees Itself From Sandy Dune | It is great news to hear that Opportunity is now free to roam the planet again.

Saturday, June 04, 2005

Atomic ticker clocks up 50 years | BBC News. Well the Atomic clock has reached mid-life, well mid-human life. The life time of the clock is much much longer.

Thursday, June 02, 2005

Discovery Shuttle May Roll Back to Pad Early, NASA Says | I hope they can safely get the shuttle off the ground and back down to Earth by the end of this year.


Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Dems get their budget passed | Chicago Sun-Times. Well the good news is we have a budget. The bad news is that is will mean somethings will get cut.

New Law Would Kill Municipal Wifi Nationwide | Aunty Spam's Net Patrol. This is not good. I hope this goes no where.

State Win for Stem Cells | Wired News. Good news for stem cell research in Massachusetts.

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