Daily Archives: May 31, 2011

Cell Damage

Experts Say Cellphones Are Possibly Carcinogenic – FoxNews.com

An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies.

The statement was issued in Lyon, France, on Tuesday by the International Agency for Research on Cancer after a weeklong meeting of experts.

On the other hand…

According to Cancer Research U.K., the only health danger firmly connected to cellphones is a higher risk of car accidents.

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The Drone Wars

Pentagon’s drone purchases set to soar, tripling over the coming decade – Battleland – TIME.com

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photo via wikipedia

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Apple’s Cloud Formation

Apple Announces iCloud, Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

iCloud could be the mythical iTunes streaming service, a possibility that is looking increasingly likely now that Apple has most of the major record labels signed up for it … Or it could be yet another abortion of an Internet service, like Mobile Me, iDisk and Ping before it. 

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Germany’s Nukeophobia

Nuclear power in Germany: No one listens to Jürgen Grossmann | The Economist

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Soldiers of Fortune 500

Honor the Troops by Hiring Them – Paul Rieckhoff – Politics – The Atlantic

… prospective employers view veterans as potential liabilities…

“All they see is a hospital day count, not understanding how dedicated to work the military makes you,” she says. “As soon as I walk into an interview with a cane, the interview is essentially over.”

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Hard Evidence

BBC News – Bangladesh woman cuts off ‘attacker’s’ penis

Police in southern Bangladesh say a woman cut off a man’s penis during
an alleged attempt to rape her and took it to a police station…

Monju Begum

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Mac the Knife

The Best Use For a Mac Yet! – There, I Fixed It – Redneck Repairs

white trash repairs - The Best Use For a Mac Yet!

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Instant Global Consciousness

TYWKIWDBI (“Tai-Wiki-Widbee”): “Look at that, you son of a bitch”

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