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Burkean alarm bells

This is why I hate conservatives, especially the ones who pretend to be intellectuals : The people around Obama are smart and sober ... . I fear that we have a group of people who haven’t even learned to use their new phone system trying ... hundred billion dollar deficits during times of economic expansion or persisting with a health care system [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:47:02

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All You Need Is Love

dead-lock –noun a state in which progress is impossible, as in a dispute, produced by the counteraction of opposing forces; standstill; stalemate: The union and management reached a deadlock over fringe benefits. Ellen tight lets her baser urges get the better of her in last Friday’s Battlestar Galactica episode “Deadlock [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:05:46

Two Paths

Get out of your feed reader and comment on this post- we PROMISE that the ShamWow guy won\'t pop out when you do... One of my favorite poems while growing up was the often quoted, ‘The Road Not Taken’ by Robert Frost .  My grandfather, a congregationalist minister, had a deep, measured, slow delivery and I loved when he read Robert Frost [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 16:18:02

Here I Go Again

I’m on the mission of getting Elijah a Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) AGAIN! I’ve been down this road before ... with my private insurance.) I will admit I was getting quite irked at “the system” when all these parents ... of equipment, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:39:01

Going Ape

The chimp attack in Connecticut had a very disturbing outcome. What set off the animal? Fight or flight? Animal behaviorists say monkeys display aggressive acts of behavior if they feel threatened by a stranger, or to protecting kin and territory. Fight or flight is a human instinct as well and in real danger it protects us [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:16:15

The 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Preview (by bapo!)

Ah, spring. The time of year when baseball fans start waxing nostalgic about seasons past and building optimism for the future. Not Pirates fans ... . Former GM David Littlefield left the minor-league system barren. Through trades and radical new concepts like drafting the best available players, Huntington has stocked the system with a handful [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:21:55

LittleBigPlanet, Assassin’s Creed more reasons to play PSP

It’s been a long time since I picked up my PlayStation Portable. Other than Monster Hunter, I haven’t had much of a reason to play. But that could change soon.Over at Destination PlayStation in Phoenix, Sony announced a couple of new games coming for its hand-held system. According to the PlayStation blog, Motorstorm Arctic [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:20:23

A second look at “Slumdog Millionaire”

Not long after I posted my rave review of Slumdog Millionaire, an old friend from Bard College whose politics can be described as a shade to the left of the Nation Magazine, informed that he did not care for the movie at all. Here are the final paragraphs of his review that appears on a group blog initiated by Richard Greener, [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:07:48


From the Astute Bloggers : NYTIMES/AP:  Asia Markets Fall Amid Relentless Financial Fears  Asian stock markets tumbled Tuesday, with Hong Kong's benchmark down nearly 4 percent, after relentless fears about the financial system and world economy drove Wall Street to its worst finish in more than a decade. Every major [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 16:40:00

Math and the Wall Street Meltdown

Via memeorandum, a pretty fascinating piece in Wired magazine on the market meltdown : A year ago, ... in 2008—when ruptures in the financial system’s foundation swallowed up trillions of dollars and put the survival of the global banking system in serious peril. David X. Li, it’s safe to say, won’ [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:42:00

New studies warn global warming risks higher than previously thought

The risk posed to mankind and the environment by even small changes in average global temperatures is much higher than believed even a few years ... the climate system to the risk of very large impacts on multiple century time scales due to large ... Integrated Global System Model is used to make probabilistic projections of climate change from 1861 [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:06:37

Fabric Storage Thoughts from Benita Skinner of Victoriana Quilt Designs

Timing (or ‘life’) often plays in our decisions. When I received this guest post invitation (Thank You Michele!), I happened to be converting my storage system for my fabric stash & offering Stash-busting pattern ideas as my free Block of the Month on my site Victoriana Quilt Designs.Collecting fabric [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:06:56

Random Musings

Sometimes, I just don't have a lot to talk about from a legal standpoint.  It happens.  But don't think I don't have anything to write about ... of unveiling a new county computer system.  It's supposedly more like Denton County's ... Games like the current system does. Why do men wearing a jacket and tie outside in the wind refuse [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:12:10

Kuwait- Democratic model in trouble?

Kuwait is often recognized as a country of great democratic progress. The parliament is widely hailed as the strongest in the Arab world ... and its National Assembly was elected by direct secret ballot, the Kuwaiti system has stood ... to the system.” The upcoming elections in Kuwait will most certainly be closely watched. [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:19:07

Obama and Global Education

Barack Obama was said to oppose mandatory national standards prior to the election; however, ... of Education, “We have to start by recognizing that our system of education is not aligned. Every state ... select but given the fact that Chicago Public School System, under Duncan’s leadership, has the largest [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 16:07:27

OSR: Otis

One Sentence Review: Otis Surprisingly hilarious black comedy filled with caricatures, excellent one-liners and a totally tubular 80’s soundtrack. (Direct to DVD release) Rating: Matinee Rating System: Full-Price Ticket, Matinee, Wait For DVD, Late-Night Cable Fodder, I’ve [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:18:34

I Can See Why They Are Nervous

David Brooks has discovered the unbridled hubris and radical nature of the Obama administration: ... the health care system, to save the auto industry, to revive the housing industry, to reinvent ... of our semi-free market capitalist system as we have known it up until now. So he concedes, “ [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 16:44:45

Google Andriod to Threaten Microsoft in the Netbook Market

You may have already heard of the Google Android operating system, it was originally designed to run on modern mobile “smart” phones ... of it’s latest operating system, Windows Vista.  In addition, Vista just really doesn’t play well ... put a consumer would be able to move from their cell phone to their netbook and the operating system [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:31:29

Underground Storage For Japanese Bike Owners

Here in New York City, there are a few select parking garages that are an example of master engineering. In Japan, the same concept applies to bicycles. Giken’s Eco-Park system involves an underground storage unit that is earthquake-proof and can hold a good number of bicycles (~50). For about $30 [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:57:51

How To Back Up Windows Registry Easily

When something in Windows environment goes terribly wrong, it is time to use System Restore a built-in utility which every now and than stores snapshot of entire System’s settings so thay one may revert changes. If this does not help it is a good idea [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:46:47

Pirates on trial

I have been keeping an eye on the news lately regarding the Pirate Bay trial. For those who may not know, The Pirate Bay is a website that indexes torrent files. These files can then be used to share files with a group of people across the Internet — you download things from other people, and they download things from you [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:06:40

Tissot Sea Touch

The tactile screen, which meets all the criteria required by European norm 13319 regarding diving instruments, allows the Sea Touch to be an indispensable diving tool. Movement is a Swiss ETA quartz model with HMSD analog-digital system and EOL indicator. Functions are: hours, minutes, diving, logbook [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:35:06

Adequate daily water intake for weight loss and health.

Water just may be the single most important catalyst in losing weight and keeping it off ... limbs and other areas of the body depending on gravity. Drinking enough water keeps your system ... away any excess salt in your system that can also contribute to stored water. An overweight person [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:22:34

Jeff Biggers: Powershift09 to Capitol Power Action: Follow the Young

"The older I get the better I know that the secret of my going on Is when the reins are in the hand of the young, who dare to run against the storm" Ella Baker's Song, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Sweet Honey in the Rock This weekend, over 10,000 students and young green energy activists will converge on Washington DC, [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 16:18:32

Culecodromo: The Carnivals in Panama City, Panama are the Most Unique In the World

Looking around flashing everyone I could with my journalist badge, which I received in an online internet course for $50 bucks (not), I came to the conclusion that the Carnival celebration (Americans experience it as Mardi Gras, surely Carnaval’s French third cousin) in Panama is the most incredibly unique experience anyone will ever have [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:23:41

The Precious Gift of Time

Image by Libertinus ( license ). Note: This is a guest post by Diane Dutchin of Coaching Alive the Mind, Body & Spirit . We’ve heard this statement a few times “time stands still for no man”. How true are those words. Time denotes our existence here on earth, [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:49:43

Yesterday's news

The website publicservice.co.uk , which calls itself "the information portal for the public sector", blandly tells us that: " ... that: The European Parliament has confirmed that the Galileo satellite system will be made available ... : On Galileo, let me just say that it will be a civil system, under civil control. That has been confirmed [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:35:00

A “Whoa…” Review of Microcosm

A “Whoa…” Review of Microcosm My latest book, Microcosm, is about what it means to be alive, as seen from the point of view of E. coli. So it was a jolt to the system to discover that the guy who basically wrote the book on E. coli has just reviewed it for the American Society for Microbiology’s journal, Microbe. Frederick [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:45:23

Aquarium Accessories To Keep Your Fish Healthy

Aquarium Accessories To Keep Your Fish Healthy It feels great to have aquariums in a corner of your house or office. The visibility of life moving and glowing makes you realize that the world is full of colors and is beautiful. But buying an aquarium and your choice of fish does not finish all that is required to keep you aquarium environment [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:52:37

2008 Box Office Hits By Corbett

by Sarah Parker I have made a short list of the more popular movies put up on the big screen in 2008. These are some of the films I enjoyed watching this year. I’m sure that you can find some films here that you will enjoy. ROLE MODELS: Danny and Wheeler, who sell energy drinks, [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:16:54

B.C. Gets Close Look at New Electoral Maps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA - New maps reflecting boundary redistribution in B.C ... system.  A referendum on electoral reform will be conducted at the same time as the May election allowing voters to decide whether they prefer the current first-past-the-post system or the single [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:07:28

Top 20 things about hydrogen fuel cell and plug-in battery vehicles that Joe Romm could have written about in his recent Grist blog post instead of the article by Dan Neil in the L.A. Times

Poor Joe Romm. The life of a hydrogen fuel cell critic (and plug-in battery advocate - A DOUBLE WHAMMY!) is a really difficult one these days. While most people know about the economic recession starting in December 2007, Joe has had to endure an even worse recession in the hydrogen critic business.  And it is only going to get worse [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:29:13

Fertile Inquiries - Creating and Sustaining Soil Fertility

Gardeners like to compete with each other over who has the worst soil to start.  One will argue for his hard clay, baked in the sun, another for her sand, without a trace of organic matter.  I’ve got my own candidate for the worst soil ever - the stuff in the beds around my house [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:04:21

Carol Chapman —

Teleseminar Tonight 8:00 PM EST Tonight, Tuesday, February 24th, at 8:00 PM is the second free teleseminar ... to us about a fascinating system she uses for dream interpretation . During the teleseminar, there will be time to: Learn Jennifer’s dream interpretation system Ask Jennifer questions Bring [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:38:35

2 interesting NGO web tasks - your ideas please!

In Brussels Bente Kalsnes ( bentekalsnes.wordpress.com ) and I have been brainstorming projects for a campaign for a nordic NGO ... We need a system where 1 line of code can be pasted into a blog entry in Blogspot, Wordpress.com ... ://support.wordpress.com/code/ and any equivalents for Blogspot. (2) Image overlay avatar system Users [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:53:13

Sumitomo Corporation Invests in Liquid Fuel Cell Catalyst Company ACAL Energy

Sumitomo Corporation, a leading Japanese trading company with substantial business activities in energy, mineral and merchandise trading, ... the cost of the fuel cell, but also provides durability and reliability benefits through system ... , according to ACAL.  The company plans to introduce a 1 kW demonstration system in 2009. [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:41:19

EVGA updates GPU Voltage Tuner

EVGA's not so exclusive but still quite interesting GPU voltage tuning application has just been updated to version Unfortunately, this new release doesn't add any more cards (like the GTX 285) to the software's support list but it will enable the "Apply at Startup" to hide the utility to the system tray [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:46:43

Richard Berry throws his hat in the ring for the upcoming ABQ mayor’s race

The Albuquerque mayor’s race has picked up a Republican candidate — New Mexico Rep. Richard Berry . Berry, who’s been in office for two years, is currently embroiled in the state’s legislative session, which ends March 21. But he says he’ll participate in the public financing system [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:52:20

Microsoft SideWinder X8 BlueTrack mouse out this week

Microsoft’s SideWinder X8 wireless gaming mouse, first announced back in September last year , will finally be making it to retail stores this week .  The SideWinder X8 uses Microsoft’s own BlueTrack Technology, which claims super-high accuracy thanks to 13,000 frames per second image processing, [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 16:45:03

Diann Rust-Tierney: We, Too, Are Abolitionists: Black History Month, Slavery and the Death Penalty

When one hears the term "abolitionists" one automatically thinks of the courageous men and women, white and African American, who aided runaway slaves fleeing to freedom in the nation's Northern states and Canada. A parallel abolitionist movement developed in the U.S [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 16:00:12

KKA’s Villa Grow

Sweden-based Kjellgren Kaminsky Architects , in conjunction with Emrahus , has created a housing model that will potentially met the needs of expanding family needs - using a type of modular housing system that would allow for personal customization and additions [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:59:03

Know More About PHP Job Board Software

Job board software has been serving employers and job seekers since a long time ... language is that it can be used and implemented on most of the web servers and operating system ... with their existing system. Moreover, this is made available to general public or job seekers [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:31:25

Your marketing knowledge will make or break your home business

by John Wallen The reason for getting into a home business is to make money, be your own boss, and eventually work full time from home ... and making money, if the system your using doesn’t work for you? This is not a good example of leading ... times can you step up to the plate and keep striking out? You need a marketing system [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:24:37

Official: Obama Accomplished More in 30 Days Than Any President in Modern History

"President Obama has accomplished more in 30 days than any president in modern history," a senior White House official said this morning in a background briefing for TV reporters. Pointing to legislation on children's health insurance and the "Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act," and most especially the stimulus bill, [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:14:44

The Market Values the “Stimulus”

The Dow at 7,114 yesterday?  Wow.  This is the worst market I can remember, and according to MSN, is at the lowest point since 1997 ... to shore up the U.S. financial system are coming out of the Treasury Department. Some of those details ... s frustration at how slowly the details to shore up the U.S. financial system are coming [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 19:25:08


Regular readers know (especially Sharon) that on a daily basis I post Libor levels which a money market trader forwards to me daily ... through November as the financial system was grinding to a halt. Those posts were widely read and widely [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:53:53

Speeding Up Login By Slowing Things Down

Hey The title sounds like an oxymoron but in theory, this method can actually speed up a login ... setting in System Preferences you replace it with an Autormator Script. Here you can fine tune ... . Go to System Preferences > Accounts > Name > Login Items. Delete the the apps you want [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:49:35

Launch of NASAs Orbiting Carbon Observatory Fails

NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite ( earlier post ) failed to reach orbit after its 4:55 a.m ... as an integrated system. OCO was to make some important measurements of the carbon cycle related ... earth system science in general and with a focus on the carbon cycle as well, given all the assets [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:36:17

Why We Need a Climate Bill Now, Not Another Energy Bill

The economic stimulus package Congress just passed will do a good job of launching America toward a cleaner, more secure energy future ... the benefits of pollution-free power to more Americans. But sorting out the details of such a system [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:46:39

Safari 4: New look, but what about the engine

Great news for Web developers and users, Safari 4 has a public beta , and it comes with some nice features such as: tabs on top and top sites ( ... with the application, web developers can also choose to store the application’s data on your system, so you always [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 17:45:31

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