No more fun for Texas... it's just not fair!
Using the rare metal yttrium, researches at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created an alloy based on iron ore that is more like glass than steel. It is extremely strong and light and, like glass, it resembles a liquid more than a solid.
It's already the costliest High School ever built, with over $175 million spent on it so far. It has been put on hold for the last 4 years due to it being built on top of a major earthquake fault and an oil field that is leaching methane and hydrogen sulfide gas. The plan as it stands now is to tear down 2 buildings that are directly above the fault and build 2 more elsewhere, as well as install pipes and monitoring systems to keep the toxic gasses in check.
Paid for with your hard earned money. That's right, our government now has the distinction of having the World's largest private army... hired thugs rejoice!
There may be a free, tax-dollars-supported wireless network in Downtown LA pretty soon... cool deal!
In Canada, the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA) has developed some cool software for the command center called Search and Rescue Command System (SARCS). I am currently working on a similar project for the San Bernardino Search and Rescue team, which I am in the process of joining.
In Saudi Arabia, if you behead an American, you are given the chance to turn yourself in and get partial amnesty. That seems logical.
The President was interviewed today, by US Attorney Patrick J Fitzgerald about who leaked the name of CIA operative Valerie Plame, which is a federal offense punishable by 10 years in club fed. Bush appointed a lawyer to act on his behalf.
The Nation Editor's Weblog states, and i quote: "Tom DeLay... is hands down one of the most corrupt politicians in the United States." That an impressive feat to pull off!
Believe it or not, Will Smith was/is a geek. I personally thing I, Robot is going to kick ass. Check out this interview with the star from I, Robot. [btw, yes he keeps his toys]
If you don't make it public, nobody will know you failed... well except the attackers who brought down your network.