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Kill Us Too: We Are All Americans A prominent Muslim American responds to Al-Qaida's call to kill Americans. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


System76 - Ubuntu Pre-Installed Laptops, Desktops, and Servers So long hardware incompatibilities! By the way, laptops are noticeably cheaper when you don't have to buy Windows. :P From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Air America Radio To File Bankruptcy Friday Air America Radio will announce a major restructuring on Friday, which is expected to include a bankruptcy filing, three independent sources have told ThinkProgress. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


No more "hee haw": eDonkey taken to the glue factory The eDonkey site has been shuttered, and now says only, "If you steal music or movies, you are breaking the law." It also displays your IP address and warns that it has been logged. The logging is only a scare tactic, of course; there's nothing illegal about visiting the company's website, or even in downloading the software. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


'Borat' the year's most offensive masterpiece This year you are not going to find a more appalling, tasteless, grotesque, politically incorrect or slanderous film than "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan." You probably won't laugh as hard all year either. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Ninety years of the tank They made a boggy debut in the Somme but rose to play a vital part in the World War II. This week sees the 90th anniversary of the first use of the tank - but are they a still a weapon of choice? Tanks. The very word conjures images of armoured monsters emerging from the smoke of war or morning mist, trundling their way across the battlefield. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


First Unpacking Photos of The New iPod nano Less than 24 hours after the new iPod nano was announced, one user has got his hands on Apple's new iPod nano, and shared the unpacking... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Photorealistic CG Water This video, titled "Flow" shows off new footage of Scanline's Flowline VFX software. It was shown at SIGGRAPH 2006. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


My school bus wasn't quite like this... Short video of a slightly modded school bus... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


The 25 Most Controversial Movies Ever Lets start of the list with... Aladdin? From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Half-Life coming to Wii? Gabe Newell Speaks! Gabe Newell head of Valve was recently asked about the Wii. Read Gabe's comments on the Wii. He praises the new system. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Secrets of the Wii controller: Iwata has the answers Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently turned journalist, interviewing a selection of the Wii's designers about the console's innovative controller. This slightly odd exercise - part of the build-up to Nintendo's big Wii announcement at the end of the week - provides a pretty good insight into how the Wii-remote came into being. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Mother of Missing Boy Commits Suicide after grilling from Nancy Grace Two weeks after telling police that her son had been snatched from his crib, Melinda Duckett found herself reeling in an interview with TV's famously prosecutorial Nancy Grace. Before it was over, Grace was pounding her desk and loudly demanding to know: "Where were you? Why aren't you telling us where you were that day?" From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


New Xbox360 Premium Bundle coming Sept30th (nothing to do with HDDVD) This could be why there's been so many sales of $50 off the system lately. Could be retailers trying to reduce stock. This new bundle comes with a hit UBI game and an XBLA game bundle. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Wil Wheaton: Itunes 7 ate my purchased music Wil Wheaton having a frustrating time with Itunes 7 From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


iTunes 7 skips songs badly I upgraded to ITunes 7 today and now ALL of the songs in my library are extremely distorted when I play them. There is crackeling, static, skipping, and they sound like garbage. When I play the same songs in a different media player they sound fine. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Rep. Harman Calls Out Cheney For Continuing To Push Faulty Intelligence Today Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) wrote to Cheney and pointed out at least four reports that have concluded the meeting between Atta and an Iraqi intelligence officer never took place. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Digg more popular than Apple, Dell, CNET and BBC in the US Digg has reached #23 on Alexa's list of top U.S. sites -- higher than Apple! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Wii Japanese Conference Coverage - This is the big one!!!!!111LOL Conference starts at 8:00 PM EDT, live updates at Codename Revolution. This is the only 'live updates' currently up - please post any additional links below (especially streaming video). Possible announcements - Pricing, release date, pack-ins, launch games, new games, new footage, etc. US Conference to follow tomorrow at 9 AM EDT. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Refurbished 2GB iPod nano for $99 shipped dealmac.com is reporting that the refurbished 2GB iPod nano has fallen to $99 shipped at the Apple Store. It's actually cheaper than the 1GB nano, which costs $109. Refurbished video iPods have also fallen to $179 and $229 for the 30GB and 60GB versions, respectively. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Kevin Rose: Netscape's Model 'A Bad Idea,' New Digg API Soon "It's very important to us that there are no outside motivations for posting stories to Digg," Rose said. "When something makes it to the front page, the only motivation should be that the story was interesting to somebody, not that they were paid to do it." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


What happens when Web 2.0 goes bad... Revolt! The deal site Fatwallet has made a change to their system that has pissed off all the users. What happens when web 2.0 goes bad? Read the thread. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Linux HD-TV offering by TiVo! Open source tech fans will be interested to know that the GNU/Linux-powered TiVo is now ready to bring you the HD experience you have wanted, with all of the usual TiVo conveniences. TiVo rocks! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Skype Announces Video Calls For the Mac Rejoice, Mac-toting Skype users! You no longer have to bow your head in shame because your Mac can't handle video calls. Skype for Mac 2.0 beta has been released, and gets that job done. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Say hello to my little Zune: official launch tomorrow Okay folks, the moment you've all been waiting for is almost upon us (and by you all, we mean the .01% of you who don't already own an iPod or SanDisk DAP). From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Install IE6 & Flash 9 in Linux - in about 5 minutes! With this script you can setup Internet Explorer 6 with Adobe Flash Player 9 very easily! I've done this in about 5 minutes. Oh, man, it saved my life! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


President Bush uses Little Richard as translator From the Daily Show with Jon Stewart: The president 9/11 speech is explained by celebrity translator Little Richard. Brilliant! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


A web-based GarageBand? A promising new online sequencer called Splice allows users to mix and match user-uploaded loops and audio files to create their own music. The site uses the Creative Commons license and encourages users to remix each other's work. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


One of the more ironic Windows errors. Received this when downloading new updates. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Pulsar Test Proves Einstein at least 99.95% Right An international research team has used three years of observations of the "double pulsar", a unique pair of natural stellar clocks which they discovered in 2003, to prove that Einstein's theory of general relativity - the theory of gravity that displaced Newton's - is correct to within a staggering 0.05%. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


The Three Letters - a funny IT story A man takes a new job in an IT shop and finds three letters in his desk from the former head of the department. Each letter is only to be opened in an emergency... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


IGN Covers Nintendo's Wii Event Live From Nintendo Store in New York September 13, 2006 - The IGN Nintendo team will be in New York this week to cover the Big N's anticipated Wii event. Readers are advised to tune in late tonight and all day tomorrow for continuing coverage -- trust us, there will be plenty of updates to go around. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy XII spin-offs DS-bound A Kingdom Hearts spin-off entitled "It's A Wonderful World" and a Final Fantasy XII side story known as Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings are both headed to the DS. To say that Square-Enix and Nintendo are in bed again at this point, would be an understatement. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Current Trends In Web Design The article explains current web design trends, shows distinctive elements with examples. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


MySpace: We’ll Crush YouTube As if we needed more proof of MySpace’s intolerance of outside development, News Corp. chief operating officer Peter Chernin told investors at an industry conference today that since much of YouTube’s traffic comes from MySpace, it’s time to cut out the middle man. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Open scientific software Science is an open process. Experimental information and results must be published so results are verifiable and reproducible. These results are then shared with the larger community to benefit all humanity. It makes sense that the software used for scientific computations should also be open. Here are a few scientific programs of general utility. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Nintendo Press Conference Coverage Keep refreshing this story for up-to-the-minute live blog coverage straight from the Tokyo press conference, due to start any minute! GET READY! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:48 p.m..


Teacher education accreditation: A review of national and international trends and practices This report by the Australian Council of Educational Research (ACER) examines the current state of teacher accreditation processes, in Australia and overseas. The report found that unlike many other countries, Australia has no national requirement for accreditation of teacher education programs. Furthermore the report describes a complex and inconsistent set of processes and concludes that programs vary considerably in quality. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 10:46 p.m..


Indigenous e-tourism network forms Indigenous tourism operators from across North Queensland have gathered to take the first steps in establishing a cultural tourism business and training network spanning the north of Australia. The workshop was part of Top End Groove - a project to develop and grow Indigenous and cultural tourism businesses by enabling knowledge sharing and improving access to skills training. The Top End Groove network, which is funded and supported by the national training system's e-learning strategy, the Australian Flexible Learning Framework, brings together businesses stretching from the Kimberley r From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 10:46 p.m..


Institute calls for foreign scholars A scholarship scheme for vital industry research, which is struggling to find enough takers, should be thrown open to foreigners, says the new Australian Mineral Science Research Institute's director, John Ralston. Australia was not producing enough talent in science, mathematics or engineering to fill these industry scholarships, Professor Ralston said. The Australian, 13 September 2006 From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 10:46 p.m..


Educating for a smaller world A project to internationalise the South Australian curriculum is currently underway. It embraces curriculum change, new opportunities for students and staff, community engagement, commercial issues, quality assurance and interagency collaboration. A significant part of the internationalisation process is a focus on Asia. Internationalisation of the curriculum includes appreciation of Australias geographic situation, the value of language learning, and the need for Australian students to learn about other countries cultures and politics, in particular those of our largest trading partners. Curr From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 10:46 p.m..


Does No Child Left Behind hurt education? This school year, the deadline for total proficiency in reading and mathematics looms larger. And this year, the percentage of our students who must be deemed proficient is higher. It's like a reverse limbo contest. Not, how low can you go, but how high MUST you go! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Fired Weather Man This guy obviously forgets that they're broadcasting live and won't have a chance to re-do his "weather report." His expression at the end is priceless. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Better Fuel Cells for Laptops Adding a chemical found in antifreeze to fuel cells could provide a longer-lasting alternative to batteries in portable electronics. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


First Computer with a 5MB Hard Drive - Photo So big, you need an aeroplane to move it! In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5MB of data. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Top 10 Most Annoying Things About Online Gaming Online gaming is still truly in its infancy stage and therefore is quite immature and on occasion will soil itself. That being said it is still worth the love and dedication it needs to grow, but all good parents must be able to scorn their children when they do something wrong. So far no one has scorned baby online. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


iTunes 7 riddled with bugs Several users on the Apple discussion forums have been having problems with the latest iTunes software, including this blog with a very interesting problem involving the latest iPod software update. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Montreal Dawson College Shooting, 20 shots, 3 hit, gunmen dead "One of the gunmen appeared to have committed suicide and the other was shot by police, RDI said. The police shootings happened after a man dressed in military fatigues stormed into the cafeteria of a Montreal college today and began shooting, one student said...." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Employees Not Coping Well With Multiple Passwords A recent password management survey showed that 18% of office workers are suppose to remember 15 passwords or more. Only one third of them actually do. I would have to assume the other two thirds write their passwords down in their notebook or sticky Post It! note. I know on the internet I have dozens and dozens of passwords. What is one to do? From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


IT people 'twice as likely' to wear heavy metal t-shirts It's official... Techies are a breed apart. According to new research, IT staff are twice as likely as other staff members to wear a heavy metal T-shirt and carry a Maglite and a Leatherman. They are also 34% more likely to wear a ponytail, 63% more likely to wear black jeans; and 32% less likely to wear clean clothes every day. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


The Most Powerful Linux/Unix Command Nobody Ever Uses lsof is the Linux/Unix über-tool. If you're not using it almost daily, you should be... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


iTunes vs. Handbrake - A comparison A frame vs. frame comparison of movie image quality for an iTunes download vs. Handbrake H.264 rip. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Plastic, not metal, conducts current in new battery It’s thin, light, flexible – and plastic. That's right, engineers have created a new battery that uses plastic, not metal, to conduct electrical current. The prototype polymer-based battery packs more power than a standard alkaline battery and more storage capacity than a double-layered capacitor. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Real Corpse Found on CSI: New York Set Things got a bit too realistic on the set of CSI: New York on Tuesday, where an actual mummified body was discovered inside the building where production was underway. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Major Google/Intuit Partnership Google and Intuit are announcing a partnership today at 1:15 pm PST. The meat of it seems to be that they are building Google services directly into Intuit’s QuickBooks, so small business users will be able to list themselves on Google Maps, create and manage advertsing campaign with Adwords and post listings on Google Base. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Kevin Rose on the state of Digg "Some of the main actors in the theatre of Web 2.0 held forth on stage, starting with Kevin Rose of Digg, regaling the crowd with a demo of the site and then a walk through its origins and development." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Scientists Unravel Mystery of People with No Fingerprints Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have succeeded in unraveling the genetic basis of two rare congenital diseases in which afflicted persons have no fingerprints. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:12 p.m..


High-quality photos of Apple's second-gen iPod nano The guys over at AppleInsider have posted a few dozen quality photos of a green 4GB second generation iPod nano unpacking. Each new nano ships in packaging made of translucent hard plastic, which showcases the nano in the front and hides the accessories in a small white box behind the iPod. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:12 p.m..


World's Largest telephoto Lens : Carl Zeiss's 5.5-foot long telephoto lens This new telephoto lens comes to us from the: "because we can" department. Lens manufacturer Carl Zeiss has just made what is probably the world's largest telephoto lens -- so big in fact, that you nearly need a construction crane to lift it up. Weighing in at 256 kg (564 lb.), From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:12 p.m..


When relationships end, so does security... One day Lucy began to suspect that Ricky was being unfaithful to her, and reading his email confirmed her suspicion. She never told him that she was intercepting his email, and he never suspected that's how she discovered his infidelity. Even after their divorce, she still keeps tabs on him by reading his email: he still doesn't know. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:12 p.m..


Get Vista RC1 and a Serial Now Follow the instructions on the page and you will be given a link to download Windows Vista RC1 and a serial. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:12 p.m..


Watch the video of George Bush being assassinated This is the video that's outraged America, showing the moment of George Bush's violent assassination. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:12 p.m..


A Projector the Size of a Sugar Cube No larger than a sugar cube, the video projector is ready to hand at all times. Instead of the conventional microarrays, it contains just a single mirror which can be rotated around two axes. This makes it smaller, lighter and handier than traditional. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:12 p.m..


Force iTunes 7 to replace ALL your album art You can force iTunes 7 to replace all your album art in your music library, even replacing the old-and-busted low-res album art you found via Google Images. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Teacher won't shave until bin Laden caught After the September 11 terrorist attacks, Gary Weddle followed the news so closely he forgot to shave. After a week he decided not to shave until Osama bin Laden was caught or killed.He said he would keep the beard, which stretches more than a foot and has started turning gray, as long as bin Laden remains at large - even he gets buried with it. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Teacher won't shave until bin Laden caught After the September 11 terrorist attacks, Gary Weddle followed the news so closely he forgot to shave. After a week he decided not to shave until Osama bin Laden was caught or killed.He said he would keep the beard, which stretches more than a foot and has started turning gray, as long as bin Laden remains at large - even he gets buried with it. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


The Daily Show: Robin Williams As The Governator Robin Williams' clip from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, impersonation of the governator. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Easy SD card hack for your Linksys WRT54g This guy found that an old-style floppy connector fits a SD card perfectly. He shows how to wire the connector up to your WRT54g. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Easy SD card hack for your Linksys WRT54g This guy found that an old-style floppy connector fits a SD card perfectly. He shows how to wire the connector up to your WRT54g. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Sun's OpenSPARC has son : The first open-source chip A start-up called Simply RISC has built a single-core variant of Sun Microsystems' UltraSparc T1, an indication of interest in Sun's plan to encourage others to adopt and modify open-source designs for the processor. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Sun's OpenSPARC has son : The first open-source chip A start-up called Simply RISC has built a single-core variant of Sun Microsystems' UltraSparc T1, an indication of interest in Sun's plan to encourage others to adopt and modify open-source designs for the processor. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Force iTunes 7 to replace ALL your album art You can force iTunes 7 to replace all your album art in your music library, even replacing the old-and-busted low-res album art you found via Google Images. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


The sad state of American broadband Looking at the statistics contained in the report, we discover that the US is 16th in the world in terms of broadband penetration and 15th in rate of growth. As of December 2005, the US had approximately 16 broadband subscribers for every 100 inhabitants. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


The sad state of American broadband Looking at the statistics contained in the report, we discover that the US is 16th in the world in terms of broadband penetration and 15th in rate of growth. As of December 2005, the US had approximately 16 broadband subscribers for every 100 inhabitants. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Carbon Fiber Which is 5x Stronger Than Steel and 2x as Stiff.... Is becoming vogue. Its use and demand are rising and this has many implications. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Carbon Fiber Which is 5x Stronger Than Steel and 2x as Stiff.... Is becoming vogue. Its use and demand are rising and this has many implications. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Mets offically end Braves' 14-year division title streak Wow I can't believe it has really been that long. "New York's victory also eliminated the Braves from the NL East race, ending their record run of 14 straight division titles." Great run. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Mets offically end Braves' 14-year division title streak Wow I can't believe it has really been that long. "New York's victory also eliminated the Braves from the NL East race, ending their record run of 14 straight division titles." Great run. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


The Daily Show: Robin Williams As The Governator Robin Williams' clip from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, impersonation of the governator. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


iTunes 7 patches QTFairUse 2.2, QTFairUse 2.3 patches iTunes 7 it would seem to us the anti-DRM community is resting on its laurels. Don't make us crack the whip, guys! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


iTunes 7 patches QTFairUse 2.2, QTFairUse 2.3 patches iTunes 7 it would seem to us the anti-DRM community is resting on its laurels. Don't make us crack the whip, guys! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Wii to ship with Firmware Update Disc! So is Wii ready to ship now? According to online Nintendo leak sources, the Wii will ship with a system updater disc when it goes on sale. The content of the disc (referred to as Wii Start-Up Disc) is unknown, though it is speculated that a firmware update is required for the first batch of Wii hardware already waiting to go on sale. Does this mean the Wii is ready to ship? From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Wii to ship with Firmware Update Disc! So is Wii ready to ship now? According to online Nintendo leak sources, the Wii will ship with a system updater disc when it goes on sale. The content of the disc (referred to as Wii Start-Up Disc) is unknown, though it is speculated that a firmware update is required for the first batch of Wii hardware already waiting to go on sale. Does this mean the Wii is ready to ship? From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Worlds worst hacker (hacks 127.0.0.1) This is a transcript of the worlds dummest hacker on an IRC channel. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Worlds worst hacker (hacks 127.0.0.1) This is a transcript of the worlds dummest hacker on an IRC channel. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Researchers can now watch a single gene being transcribed from DNA. Not long ago, the idea of conducting an experiment on a single strand of DNA seemed far beyond the realm of science. But thanks to rapid advances in microscopy in the last decade, researchers can now watch a single gene being transcribed from DNA--one atom at a time--or observe the activity of a protein molecule as it moves inside a living cell. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Researchers can now watch a single gene being transcribed from DNA. Not long ago, the idea of conducting an experiment on a single strand of DNA seemed far beyond the realm of science. But thanks to rapid advances in microscopy in the last decade, researchers can now watch a single gene being transcribed from DNA--one atom at a time--or observe the activity of a protein molecule as it moves inside a living cell. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


11 things you are guaranteed not to know about internet history Did you know where google got it's start on ad distributions? Do you remember how $300.00 turned AOL into the mega giant it is today? 11 things you are almost guaranteed not to know about internet history and they are all true. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


11 things you are guaranteed not to know about internet history Did you know where google got it's start on ad distributions? Do you remember how $300.00 turned AOL into the mega giant it is today? 11 things you are almost guaranteed not to know about internet history and they are all true. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Northern Colorado backup punter accused of stabbing starter in the leg The University of Northern Colorado's reserve punter was arrested Tuesday, accused of stabbing his rival in his kicking leg. Mitch Cozad, a sophomore from Wheatland, Wyo., allegedly attacked starting punter Rafael Mendoza in a parking lot in Evans on Monday night From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Northern Colorado backup punter accused of stabbing starter in the leg The University of Northern Colorado's reserve punter was arrested Tuesday, accused of stabbing his rival in his kicking leg. Mitch Cozad, a sophomore from Wheatland, Wyo., allegedly attacked starting punter Rafael Mendoza in a parking lot in Evans on Monday night From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


High-Rise Architecture in America is Entering a Bold, Imaginative Era "Since there's no way to put this politely, I'll be blunt: The destruction of the World Trade Center is part of the reason American architecture is more brash and experimental than ever before." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


High-Rise Architecture in America is Entering a Bold, Imaginative Era "Since there's no way to put this politely, I'll be blunt: The destruction of the World Trade Center is part of the reason American architecture is more brash and experimental than ever before." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


EMusic launches in Europe EMusic is the second most successful download site in the US after Apple's iTunes Music Store, and will sell tracks from 8,500 independent labels in Europe. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


EMusic launches in Europe EMusic is the second most successful download site in the US after Apple's iTunes Music Store, and will sell tracks from 8,500 independent labels in Europe. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


FCC will allow unlicensed devices in analog TV spectrum The goal is to replicate the success of WiFi, but with longer range. The sub-900MHz band is an especially desirable bit of electromagnetic real estate because of its propagation characteristics—it travels easily through walls. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


FCC will allow unlicensed devices in analog TV spectrum The goal is to replicate the success of WiFi, but with longer range. The sub-900MHz band is an especially desirable bit of electromagnetic real estate because of its propagation characteristics—it travels easily through walls. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


Nintendo Press Event Schedules - Let the Countdown Begin! The full listing of Japanese, North American and Europe news briefing times is now available. The Japanese event starts Thursday at 1:00AM GMT. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Stephen Colbert Rips on ABC's "The Path to 9-11" "Just because something is utterly invented doesn't mean it's not true." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Reaches Planned Flight Path NASA's newest spacecraft at Mars has completed the challenging half-year task of shaping its orbit to the nearly circular, low-altitude pattern from which it will scrutinize the planet. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Bush's Get Out of Jail card | Salon News When he announced last week that he would be transferring 14 alleged al-Qaida terrorists from secret prisons and that the "tough" methods employed by the CIA had pried loose valuable intelligence from the suspects," President Bush also unveiled a bill to set up military tribunals to try the prisoners. This bill is more than meets the eye. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Wal-Mart Plans to Add RFID to 500 More Stores Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, says it will double the number of stores using RFID to more than 1,000 by January 2007. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


'Girls Gone Wild' firm fined $1.2 million Company pleads guilty for failing to "create and maintain age and identity documents for performers in sexually explicit films" Under the agreement, founder Joseph Francis agrees to plead guilty to offenses and pay fines and restitution totaling $2.1 million. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


'New rare bird' spotted in India A new species of bird has been discovered in the north-east of India, according to an ornithological journal. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Xfire will NOT be Sony's unified online gaming service Only specific games. SOE has been in talks with Xfire about potentially including some of their technology in Untold Legends Dark Kingdom, our PlayStation 3 launch title. This proposed deal is completely separate and independent from the PlayStation Network Platform, and is something that SOE was examining specifically for Dark Kingdom. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


Dell officially launches first AMD-based systems Intel's death grip on Dell's desktop line has officially come to an end. Dell has unveiled Dimension E521 and C521 with a choice of Sempron, Athlon 64, and Athlon 64 X2 processors with prices starting at just $359. The systems will be available starting tomorrow, and some configurations will even be certified under the AMD Live! brand. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


DARK MILESTONE: More Americans Have Now Died In Iraq Than On 9/11 Numbers: 3,015 Americans died (military deaths) as of September 9, 2006. 2,973 Americans died during the attacks on 9/11. - "Iraq didn't attack us on that day, and our misguided policy there has now taken more American lives than Al Qaeda." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


The toy RC Plane that the SERIOUS RC Flyers All Have. The kicker? Only $30! The AeroAce has the internet on FIRE with modifications, tinkerings, and generally cool stuff regarding this unique little remote control plane. You have to get one. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


eMusic's European Expansion eMusic has just announced the launch of its new European service, which brings the company's DRM-free catalog to all 25 EU member countries. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


AnandTech successfully upgrades Mac Pro to Intel Core 2 Quad Later this year Intel will be introducing pin compatible upgrades to its Core 2 and Xeon lines, except instead of two cores these processors will feature four. Codenamed Clovertown (Xeon), Intel's new quad-core processors will dramatically increase the amount of processing power you can have in a single system. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


Matt Lauer Corners Bush on Torture If you want to see the beauty of body language at work, watch this interview. First, Bush is all over Matt Lauer -- check out the pointing and the aggressiveness. Then, when it's clear that Lauer's not buying it, he starts saying that he won't talk about what he's already been talking about. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


Roll-your-own AJAX Slideshow The folks at TripTracker.net have decided to share their JavaScript slideshow with the rest of the Web. Just import their script in your web page to add a cool popup slideshow. Comes with a handy bookmarklet for viewing Flickr photos, too. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


Amazing Tunes is a Good Musician's Community Amazing Tunes is a new musician's community that's allowing musicians to share their music with the rest of the world. The idea behind this service is simply to give a free stage to all the artists out there that looking for a place to show their works and get some feedback. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


Bush to hold talks on Ali G creator after diplomatic row Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's portrayl of Borat is so damn funny that he's actually pissed off the country that his character is from. Kazakhstan ! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


Will Google find it's way onto an iTV near you? Googling Google author ponders if Google could eventually find it's way onto Apple's new iTV in the form of both advertising and streaming TV. Not completely out of left field given Google's relationship with companies like Viacom and the fact that their CEO sits on Apple's board now. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


User-modifiable Linux phone ships Trolltech is shipping the Greephone, its open, user-modifiable Linux mobile phone aimed at helping developers write applications for or modify components in its Qtopia Phone Edition (QPE) software stack. Additionally, the company has quietly released a GPL-licensed "community" version of QPE. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


CoverFlow technology is bought by Apple in added to iTunes 7 "We are pleased to announce that all CoverFlow technology and intellectual property was recently sold to Apple. It has been incorporated into the latest version of iTunes. Please visit www.apple.com/itunes" Now everyone can have this cool little app, not only Mac OS X users. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


Cingular Bans the word "Engadget" Anyway, we must be doing something right, because here's the message users get when trying to post anything to Cingular's customer forums with the word "engadget" in it: From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Two New Wii Retail Display Images, Wii Info Two new images of retail display kiosks for Wii have been leaked onto the internet by someone close to Nintendo of America. The insider also leaked new information about Wii's launch price, beta testing for the console, and a mall tour to promote it. See for yourself! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Battlestar Galactica Webisodes and The Tyranny of Digital Distance The decision to restrict the webisodes to the US has annoyed international fans. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Gamestop: Wii Games Release Schedule and Pricing List Leaked GoNintendo has obtained a picture of Gamestop's list for Wii games, dated 09/12/06. Release dates start from 10/31/06. 27 games in all. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Professor of Arabic barred from returning to U.S. from Canada An asst. professor of Arabic at San Francisco State University has been stranded in Canada for three months, unable to return to campus, after the U.S. State Dept. canceled his visa and began reviewing his security status. He arrived in the U.S. 7 years ago, has an American wife and 2 children, and received his doctorate at the Univ. of Wisconsin. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


The Study Guides and Strategies These student guides are collaboratively maintained across institutional and national boundaries. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Why Sudoku makes your brain ache No wonder Sudoku puzzles give your brain a good work-out. Scientists say solving them depends on neural pathways that even the most powerful computers can't replicate. They say that by studying how people solve the puzzles, we might be able to develop more intelligent and brain-like computers. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Manual Calculation: Using a Slide Rule (part 1) I know a lot of people think that the idea of learning to use something like a slide rule is insane in an age of computers and calculators, and that this is a silly thing to post about. But I really love slide rules, and not just because I'm a geek. Slide rules make math tactile. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Multiple Libraries In iTunes 7 Just like iPhoto, iTunes 7, released today, now supports multiple libraries. Just hold down the option key on your computer, or alt, when launching iTunes 7. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Live Linux CD News This is a great distro-watch site dedicated to Live Linux CDs and related news. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Live.com goes live Microsoft took another step forward in their Windows Live software development effort yesterday, as they announced that the search portal Live.com was officially leaving beta status. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Digg's Design Dilemma This past week’s Digg controversy is one in a growing number of incidents that suggest that a small group of users are having an undue influence on the promotion of stories. In response, Digg is changing the way that it handles votes by adding complexity to its ranking algorithm. I think that’s the wrong approach, so here’s another idea... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Asterisk 1.4 Released! And a New GUI is on the way! New features include Jabber, Jingle and GoogleTalk protocol compatibilities enabling Asterisk users to collaborate with peers on those Jabber/XMPP-based instant messaging networks. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Breathing Earth "a simple animated geographical visualization that shows the relative impact different countries have on climate change over the timeline of watching the application. different icons represent the statistical data of countries in the context of its birth & death rate, & its carbon dioxide emission." via infosthetics.com From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Measuring KDE's Memory Requirements "These memory benchmarks are meant to measure various cases of desktop configuration and compare KDE to some other desktop environments. Specifically, I compared against Xfce 4.2.2...WindowMaker 0.92.0 as a plain window manager and GNOME.." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


How Apple's iTV Media Strategy Works Here's a closer look at Apple's announced iTV 'set top box,' why it isn't ready yet, how it differs from existing products already on the market, and how it fits in with the company's online media strategy. Daniel Eran, RoughlyDrafted Magazine ===== From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


THURSDAYTON.com Wii countdown timer thursdayton.com has just posted a countdown timer to help you keep track of the minutes until Nintendo’s Japanese and US Wii events, where the Wii release date, price, and several other secrets are expected to be revealed. Watch this space! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


New 80 GB iPods and 30GB Price Bump Here is Engadget's hands on review of the brand new 80GB iPod! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


First impression: buying a movie from the iTunes Store "Buying it was just like purchasing music from the iTunes Store, though the downloading took about an hour. However, I was able to start watching the movie after about 10 minutes. The video looks pretty darned terrific on my 20 inch iMac (thanks, Apple, for fixing the dog that was video playback in iTunes) and the sound is great." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Drop the War Metaphor, Bush - Terrorism is a Crime The war metaphor was chosen for domestic political reasons. Being against war was to be unpatriotic, to be against defending the nation. Bush assumed war powers, which made him politically immune from serious criticism & gave him extraordinary domestic power to carry the agenda of the radical right: Power to shift money & resources from social... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


A Visual Comparison of CD, DVD, HD and iTMS Downloads As noted in "Why Apple is Winning in Media Downloads," there's a huge gulf between HD or even DVD quality video, and what can be effectively delivered over the web. Here’s a visual comparison of how much larger HD and DVD programming is, compared to what Apple is selling in the iTMS. Daniel Eran, RoughlyDrafted Magazine ======= From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Nintendo DS Voice Over IP headset announced with pictures "Nintendo have announced details of their new Voice Over IP headset. The headset (pictured) will be used to chat over a Wi-Fi Internet connection to opponents during such games as Metroid Prime: Hunters, and Pokemon Diamond and Pearl." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


USA Today Covers "Wisdom of Crowds" and "Digg Gaming" Topics Take Digg. Founder Kevin Rose set it up with a simple premise: If you like a news item or blog post, you can "digg" it by voting for it. Items with the most votes move to the front of the home page. But cabals of users started working together to boost certain items. It became less about the WOC and more about the ambitions of 1,000 or so members. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


How to back your music with iTunes 7 Here's a step by step How To I wrote featuring one of iTunes 7's best new features: 'Back up to disc.' From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Enable password aging on Linux systems Password aging is a mechanism that allows the system to enforce a certain lifetime for passwords. While this may be moderately inconvenient for users, it ensures that passwords are changed occasionally, which is a good security practice. Most Linux distributions do not enable password aging by default, but it's very easy to enable. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


First public demonstration of Flash Player 9 running on Linux On the Flashforward conference in Austin, Texas, USA there was a first public demonstration of Flash Player 9 running on Linux. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Worst Car Mod Ever: "Transformer" Honda Accord Suicide doors? Sure they look awesome. Rotating back doors and a trunk door that flips? Not so much. Looks like someone just wasted a load of money. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


First Female Space Tourist Will Participate in Several Experiments The ISS is going to be a busy place. Right after Atlantis undocks, the next Soyuz mission, carrying the crew of Expedition 14, as well as a space tourist will launch on Sept. 18. Iranian-American entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari will live on board the station for a week, partly as a tourist, and partly as a test subject for several research experiments From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


LonelyGirl15 REAL LIFE pictures of her acting career. This is a page that has all the pictures of her life with friends and other fellow actors. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


International Space Station from the ground NASA tells you here how to sight the ISS from where you are. Astronomy sighting, space station, track From Golden Swamp on September 13, 2006 at 10:30 a.m..


Are Your Property Rights Fading Away? Here's Another Bush Executive Order On 8/26/04, Bush issued an Exec. Order on the"Facilitation of Cooperative Conservation." It basically says "everyone must play together and if it is yours, you have to share." Thousands of people will be involved in the"resources" on your property & you did not invite them to play with you, yet they will all have a stake in your sweat equity. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:20 a.m..


E-Learning Learning activity sequences, content design and development presentation by Rory Sutton, Executive Producer, Global Vision Media for the Interoperability Demonstration for Education - Australia (IDEA) 2004. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 6:19 a.m..


We Have Not Forgotten, Mr. President. 9/11/06 Keith Olbermann is without a doubt the best news anchor on television today. Two weeks ago, echoing the spirit of the legendary Edward R. Murrow, Olbermann took Donald Rumsfeld to task for comparing critics of the Iraq war to Nazi appeasers. Tonight, broadcasting live from above a desolate and still demolished Ground Zero, Olbermann ... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 6:04 a.m..


SC: 13/09 Apple releases update to QuickTime 7.1.3 for Mac OSX and Windows PC QuickTime is software supplied by Apple which allows you to display video and other media made using the QuickTime system; a QuickTime update is available for both Mac and Windows systems ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on September 13, 2006 at 6:04 a.m..


Wii Online Beta, Sept 18th through Oct. 23rd - Nintendo Employee "The beta test covers Wii Connect 24, the Virtual Console and 'other' online features..." You can view the poster's history at http://forums.macrumors.com/search.php?searchid=4295214 and judge the validity of his claim for yourself. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Roundup of the other new iTunes 7 features We've given you a walkthrough of the heavy hitting new features in the just-released iTunes 7. Now, we'd like to round up all the other little changes in this new version, compiled from tips, our own tinkering and comments on our previous posts. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Leading Democratic attacks Bush language, use of 'islamic fascists' A leading Democratic senator urged President George W. Bush on Tuesday to refrain from using the phrase "Islamic fascists," saying it was offensive to Muslims and has nothing to do with global terrorists fighting the United States. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


New IBM Technology: Encrypts SS numbers & Credit Card Info IBM on Tuesday unveiled new technology it says will help curb the growing problem of businesses exposing sensitive consumer data, either through theft or carelessness, that's routinely stored on their computer networks. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


FOX Buys YouTube! Rumors have been confirmed from an inside source (to remain safely anonymous)!! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Hands-on with the 2G iPod nano rainbow Guess what, we also caught a glimpse of the 2G iPod nanomini, er, nano, which is their very "retro" 2004 version of their ultraslim flash device, It's hot alright, but is its 8GB of capacity enough to take out their number one competitor in the US, SanDisk From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Nudity, Drugs Invade Xbox 360 Uno Reader Aaron sends word of a disturbing run-in he and his young nephew had during a game of Xbox 360 Uno. Aaron says he allowed his nephew to play Uno while visiting, because the child's mother told him specifically to allow him to "play a game that wouldn't make him hyper or want to have bad dreams." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Apple Showtime: iTV Screenshots The new product: a box to connect to your TV to play all these iTunes Movies and iTunes TV shows on it. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


NYTimes: LonelyGirl Revealed "The woman who plays lonelygirl15, whose first-person videos are among the most-viewed on the clip-sharing Web site YouTube, has been identified as Jessica Rose, a twentyish resident of New Zealand and Los Angeles and a graduate of the New York Film Academy." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


iPod Shuffle now "world's smallest MP3 player" Apple has finally upgraded the extremely popular shuffle. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


TCP-IP The ULTIMATE Reference Resource BOOKMARK this Extremely Thorough and informative reference site - Contains Everthing you could want to know about TCP IP! Hundreds of pages of information From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


What you should (and shouldn't) expect from 64-bit Linux So you just bought and assembled a brand-new AMD64 workstation. The only decision that remains is whether to install a 64-bit Linux distribution, or stick with comfortable, tried-and-true IA-32. If you are seeking an easy answer to that question, I can't help you. Running 64-bit Linux has its pros and cons. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Is Linux.org hurting Linux? Linux.org is not the official Linux website, but millions of people believe it is. Is it a nice, modern, exciting page fostering Linux adoption? Hardly so. Even worse, far too many energies seem to be dedicated to raising money in a way that may even hurt the Linux image... I guess you have to turn adblock off for this one. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Air Force Chief: Test weapons on public before using them in the field. Air Force Chief: Test weapons on public before using them in the field. He says that he would look bad if nonlethal weapons were used in the field actually injured someone. So he proposes to test the weapons on Americans instead. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Video: The Awesome New iPod nano Ad Apple introduced the 2nd generation of the iPod nano this morning, and along with it, they created a pretty cool ad to go with it. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Developer Interview Questions: Testing Attention to Detail Someone who pays attention to detail stands less of a chance of forgetting to check their code into source control, checking their code into the wrong place, misspelling method, variable, or column names, having poor quality or missing comments, etc... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


Torrent Site Goes 2.0 Been a long time user of Snarf-It and now that they've gone to version 2.0 of their code thought I'd share it. It indexes virtually every other torrent site on the web, has no popups or scamware (rare these days) and is pretty fast considering all the graphics and goodies in there. Check it out. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 5:31 a.m..


National Carrick Leadership Forum The Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education will facilitate three activities to enable a better understanding of leadership in the context of learning and teaching in higher education and support the further development of this leadership. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Repository management and implementation: a white paper for alt-i-lab 2004 This white paper aims to present a succinct overview of the current environment or state-of-play (as opposed to the state-of-the-art) in the area of Repository Management and Implementation. The intended audience for this white paper is the global e-learning community and the issues raised are likely to be of key interest to policy makers, strategists and funding agencies. While this paper is written primarily from a higher education perspective the issues that are identified here are of direct relevance to the wider learning, education and training community. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Learning activity sequences, content design and development: the next generation of e-learning? Learning activity sequences, content design and development presentation by Dr James Dalziel, Director and Professor of Learning Technology, Macquarie E-Learning Centre of Excellence (MELCOE)for the Interoperability Demonstration for Education - Australia (IDEA) 2004 conference. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Intellectual property rights management within The Le@rning Federation Initiative: legal, business and technical analysis Digital rights expression and management presentation by Dr Nigel Ward, Interoperability Analyst, The Le@rning Federation, for the Interoperability Demonstration for Education - Australia (IDEA) 2004 conference. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


MIT OpenCourseWare - Microelectronic Devices and Circuits, Fall 2005 A online collection of course materials for Microelectronics Devices and Circuits Fall 2005. Site includes an array of helpful information including: -Lecture Notes, Practice Assignments, Practice Exams, Projects, Online Lab Tools, Study Materials, Discussion Group, Option to download the entire course as a .ZIP file From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 13, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Implementing E-Learning: A Mini Lecture Series A series of streaming mini lectures intended to help human resource development professionals in small companies begin implementing e-learning in their organizations.  Lecture topics include Introduction To E-Learning, Why Most Computer-Based Training Doesn’t Work, Integrating E-Learning with Classroom Learning, Building And Managing An E-Learning Infrastructure, Reinventing the Training Organization, E-Learning on a Shoestring, Creating Your E-Learning Strategy, and The Future of E-Learning. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on September 13, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Bears Shutout Packers - Store Gives Out $300,000 in FREE Furniture Furniture Store in Plano, IL holds a Labor Day promotion offering FREE furniture to customers who purchase furniture during Labor Day weekend if the Bears shutout the Packers opening day. Bears win 26-0. Store owner ready to give out refunds. (He had an insurance policy on the promotion). From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Response to Conspiracy Theorist Attacks Popular Mechanics author responds to attacks from 9/11 deniers concerning his book that totally refutes all the popular 9/11 conspiracy theories. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Web Development Tools for the Power Developer Nice list of tools for web developers. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Oil Prices Fall for 7th Straight Session Oil prices fell for the seventh straight trading session on Tuesday, dipping below $65 a barrel at a time of year when demand for gasoline traditionally tapers off and winter fuels consumption has yet to ramp up. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Is Steve Jobs, Bill Gates 2.0? "Yet another masterful Emmy winning performance by Steve Jobs, which met most if not all the expectations of the Mac faithful." - GigaOm From digg on September 13, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Most Real FAKE:chinese PSP blowout edition They are look just like the real PSP.so more fake psp in world.these are ultimate PSP extravaganza edition.check out the many many ...................... From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Hack to Change Windows XP Home to Windows XP Professional Enable the features found in Windows XP Professional on your Windows XP Home Edition installation with this hack. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Happy Birthday, N64! Has it been 10 years already? Call the family, 'cause we're celebrating! While Nintendo's third console had its share of ups and downs, one thing is for sure: it produced a lot of industry standards. Here's a look at a few key N64 features that pushed gaming into the 3D age. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Bling for your Belt Buckle Its a media device that you dont watch, but everybody else does. Your belt is equipped with a video screen so everyone at the club can stare at your .....er...... belt. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Aqua is dead, long live Aqua! (iTunes 7 is a preview of new OS X style) "Apple seems to use iTunes as a test-bed for new user interface design styles, and iTunes 7 brings with it an almost complete overhaul the Aqua look we have all grown to love/hate/tolerate." From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


History of Videogames In 40 Seconds Wow, I think I just saw my life flash before my eyes. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Drag the dot Don't touch anything From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


XDrive Is Finally Offering 5GB Of Storage For Free The competition for data storage has now begun because AOL has finally released a free 5GB to their users. Anyone can signup for the service on the Xdrive site but I am sure a lot of people are still going to be skeptical just because the name AOL is attached to it. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


The Daily Show: We Are Safe! (9/11/06) Jon Stewart and Senior White House Correspondent John Oliver examine President Bush's methods of coping with the grief of 9/11 and the lessons he's learned from Hurricane Katrina. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Apple releases iPod Showtime Event Webcast Chances are you couldn't see the Apple Event today in person, BUT there is now a webcast of it. You need Quicktime 7 to watch it. This is one of the only places so far you can see the iTV UI in action. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Net neutrality bill may die this year A rift over Net neutrality is the No. 1 issue holding up a massive communications bill and could cause it to be derailed this year, the chairman of a key U.S. Senate panel said Tuesday. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Why is Gnome So Ugly? Despite the release of a new version of Gnome recently, a vanilla install still leaves users with one of the ugliest GUIs in the Linux world. Is it really the responsibility of companies like Red Hat, Novell, and Canonical to modify Gnome into a usable desktop or should the upstream developers provide an out-of-the-box intuitive interface? From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


So the Cubicle Wars of '06 have begun! Two programmers with way too much free time at work. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Congress Asks HP to Turn Over Records A Congressional committee on Monday asked Hewlett-Packard Co. to turn over records related to the company's possibly illegal investigation of media leaks, as the company's board planned to meet again to discuss the fate of embattled Chairwoman Patricia Dunn. From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Ambien awakens persistent vegetative state victims "The common sleeping pill zolpidem, sold in the US under the name Ambien, can reverse serious brain damage and wake up patients in persistent vegetative states" From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


Voting Machines Wreak Havoc in Maryland Elections "So many of these races are so close. . . . Voters are yelling at us and yelling at the election judges, From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


2nd Generation iPod Shuffle Apple has just announced that the iPod shuffle has entered its 2nd generation, and is now the size of the apple radio remote!! From digg on September 13, 2006 at 12:51 a.m..


e-Learning Expo Korea 2006 e-Learning Expo (eLEK2006) in Seoul, Korea. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 12:50 a.m..


Statistics show increase in university students Student numbers at Australian universities reached a record high in 2005, according to statistics released by the Minister for Education, Science and Training. The figures, from the Selected Higher Education Statistics Students 2005 report, show a total of 957,176 university students in 2005. This equates to a 1.3% increase from 2004 and includes an increase of around 7,000 commencing domestic students (up 2.7%). The report is available to download from the DEST website. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 12:50 a.m..


National User Choice survey of RTOs The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is conducting a User Choice survey for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to inform a best practice contract template for States and Territories. Approximately 1,000 RTOs will be invited to participate in the confidential online survey in September 2006. If you are an RTO which does not have a current User Choice contract, but has had one in the recent past, and would like to provide confidential feedback on User Choice generally, or require further information about User Choice, email userchoice@dest.gov.au by 20 October 2006 From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 12:50 a.m..


Apprentices and trainees - NCVER March quarter 2006 statistics This publication from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) provides estimates of apprentice and trainee activity for the quarter ending 31 March 2006. From EdNA Online on September 13, 2006 at 12:50 a.m..


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