Archive for April, 2009

Free Anti-Virus Released By Panda Security

Panda Security has released a free anti-virus program. I haven’t had a chance to try it yet, but I will shortly.

Read PC World article HERE.

Download Panda’s CloudAntiVirus HERE.

Airforce 1 Photo-Op Scam

1e9c2v-smThis page shows how a few minutes with Photoshop could have provided all of the photos needed. Terrifying New Yorkers with a low altitude fly over seems to be a classic misdirection move. I wonder what went unreported.

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Prediction For The End Of Old Media

clipboard01This fascinating animation predicts the end of traditional, old media in the next 5 years by charting the internet’s progress over the last 10 years. It seems quite plausible.

Watch it HERE.

Common Tools Explained

toolsVery funny list, with such gems as :

A portable cutting tool used to make studs too short.
Used to round off bolt heads. Sometimes used in the creation of blood-blisters.

Read the entire LIST.

Incredible Truth In Advertising – Woot! [pic]

Click HERE to super-size image. Visit Woot!


Recession Hits Bronx Zoo – Animals Layed Off

bug-eye-monkey-smThe NY Post reports –

Deer, bats, porcupines, foxes, lemurs, caimans and antelopes will be pink-slipped as part of the 114-year-old zoo’s effort to cope with a $15 million budget shortfall. “We plan to close four exhibits, four areas of the zoo . . . and we will have to reduce our collections in order to handle the cuts that we already know about,” said Bob Cook, executive vice president of the Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs the zoo.

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Late Risers Outperform Early Birds

As a late riser, I’ve always suspected this to be true. Now, there is a study that agrees.

The Globe and Mail reports –

Smug early birds take note: Night owls actually have more mental stamina than those who awaken at the crack of dawn, according to new research. “It’s the late risers who have the advantage, and can outperform the early birds,” said Philippe Peigneux, a professor of clinical neuropsychology at the Free University of Brussels in Belgium, who along with co-author Christina Schmidt published the counterintuitive findings in the latest issue of the journal Science.

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New Corporate Reality – Non Sequitur [pic]


Corporate Fat Cat [pic]


Nature Pics – The Big Picture [pics]

Another fine set from The BigPicture. Nature pics for Earth Day.

Go to The Big Picture.


God Angry – Destroys New Church

19250709_240x1351MISSOURI CITY, Texas – A Missouri City church that was under construction collapsed on Wednesday, KPRC Local 2 reported.

Continue reading HERE.

Scientists Develop Self-healing Concrete

UPI reports –

U.S. scientists say they have developed a concrete material that can heal itself when it cracks with only water and carbon dioxide needed.

Continue reading HERE.


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