Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2006«

Xeno at the Sacramento Film and Music Festival this Sat Night.

July 31, 2006

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Hey all, I’ll be layin’ out some smooth and freaky tunes in the lounge at the Crest Theatre this Saturday Night, August 5th, in between bands and movies. Come on by and say hello. Here is the web site.

Hours and Hours of Recent Free University Physics Lecture Videos

July 29, 2006

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Physics 10 – Spring 2006 – Lecture 01: Atoms and HeatPhysics 10 – Spring 2006 – Lecture 02: Atoms and Heat IIPhysics 10 – Spring 2006 – Waves IPhysics 10 – Spring 2006 – Waves IIPhysics 10 – Spring 2006 – Electricity and MagnetismPhysics 10 – Spring 2006 – Electricity and Magnestism IIPhysics 10 – […]

Ethanol Benefits Video

July 28, 2006

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Ethanol (E85) and flex fuel (FFV) cars are the answer for US energy security and environmental improvement.

Wizard of Oz and the Dark Side of the Moon.

July 28, 2006

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I’ve heard of this before, but I’ve never seen it until now. The unplanned synchronicity between the “Wizard of Oz” movie and the Pink Floyd album “Dark side of the Moon” is down right EERIE! Seriously, I know the mind fills in the blanks and all, but I about jumped out of my skin when […]

6 Shot, 1 Fatally at Seattle Jewish Center

July 28, 2006

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Here is video of the arrest. Looks like the police were expecting an ambush from somewhere when they arrested the “one” shooter? A man walked into a Jewish organization Friday afternoon and opened fire, killing one person and injuring at least five others before he was arrested, officials said. The gunman, who employees said claimed […]

Vegan diet beats ADA diet; improves health of diabetes patients

July 28, 2006

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In a study published in the journal Diabetes Care, researchers found that a vegan diet may be better for type 2 diabetics than other diets, even the ones recommended by the American Diabetes Association. Researchers from George Washington University tested a vegan diet and the ADA-recommended diet to see which worked best in the management […]

U.N. Rights Panel tells US to shut “secret” jails. / Coulter Commentary.

July 28, 2006

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The U.S. should immediately shut down any secret detention facilities and grant prompt access to the Red Cross to any person detained in connection with an armed conflict, a U.N. rights panel said in a report released Friday. [ “In Afghanistan, the largest CIA covert prison was code-named the Salt Pit” – washpost] “The committee […]

20,000 year old foot prints.

July 28, 2006

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Dating of the thin clay-like sand sheet covering the footprints show them to be between 19 and 23 thousand years old. The footprints were found in southeastern Australia, along the shore of one of 19 dried up lakes that comprise the Willandra Lakes system. The researchers believe the prints were made over a series of […]

Conspiracy: Population Reduction Plan

July 27, 2006

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My inside sources have told me what is really going on. I will reveal it to you. They were planning to use a virus (or just the threat of a virus), but the current plan is to use religion and patriotism to get the less intelligent people on the planet to fight and die to […]

Apollo 11 Astronauts Witnessed UFO

July 27, 2006

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“A new TV documentary unveils that the first men to walk on the Moon reported seeing a UFO. The new TV documentary about the first men to walk on the Moon unveils a UFO cover-up. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon’s surface after Neil Armstrong, says space agency bosses covered […]

Utilities giving big bucks to Virginia global warming skeptic

July 27, 2006

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He’ll support any position, true or not, for price? That would make him the Rush-Limbaugh of Climatology. “Coal-burning utilities are raising money for one of the few remaining scientists skeptical of the global warming harm caused by industries that burn fossil fuels. Pat Michaels is Virginia’s state climatologist and a University of Virginia professor. He […]

Missing Mauldin Man Found Alive

July 27, 2006

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Probably just a simple alien abduction… or he’s lying? 21 year-old Alex Gibbs says it’s good to be home. The Mauldin resident was last seen by his family Saturday night when he went out to run some errands. Gibbs says the last thing he remembers was parking his car at Barnes and Noble on Haywood […]

Cell Phone Picture Called Obstruction Of Justice

July 27, 2006

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A Philadelphia family said they are outraged over the arrest of one of their family members. The family of Neftaly Cruz said police had no right to come onto their property and arrest their 21-year-old son simply because he was using his cell phone’s camera. They told their story to Harry Hairston and the NBC […]

VeriChip’s human-implatable RFID chips clonable, sez hackers

July 27, 2006

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In case anyone needed more proof that we’re all living in a Philip K. Dick novel, a pair of hackers have recently demonstrated how human-implantable RFID chips from VeriChip can be easily cloned, effectively stealing the person’s identity. Annalee Newitz and Jonathan Westhues showed off their handiwork at the HOPE Number Six conference in New […]

Fox News Says Hezbollah ‘Certain’ To Nuke Major City

July 27, 2006

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… Following the ceaseless bombing of Lebanon, Fox News has gone thermonuclear in its mission to drive fear into the hearts of Americans by insisting that Hezbollah’s use of a nuclear device in a major US or Israeli city is inevitable and that only increased surveillance of Americans can stop it. Couched in a bizarre […]

Ladies, Watch for Men with Sports Bags

July 27, 2006

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EXCLUSIVE: I’M NOT FILMING UP SKIRTS I’M SPYING ON AL-QAEDA EXCLUSIVE Anti-terror cop held over hidden camera antics A DETECTIVE was arrested for allegedly filming up women’s skirts with a hidden camera. The married anti-terrorist officer told police he was working undercover to video al-Qaeda suspects. But back at the station they found his camera […]

In the UK: It is not illegal for people to send snakes via mail

July 26, 2006

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A woman caused panic in a German post office when a 1.5m (5ft) albino python snake she was trying to send through the mail broke free of its packaging. The 28-year-old woman had sold the snake over the internet and was mailing it to its new owner labelled “glass”. “Staff accepted the package and put […]

Freaky looking fish washes up on Oregon beach

July 26, 2006

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A strange and rare discovery in Oregon was puzzling marine scientists Monday. A nearly six foot long King-of-the-Salmon washed up on the beach. It?s a member of the Ribbonfish family normally found 1,600 below the surface of the ocean, from Alaska to Baja and along the coast of Chile. They can grow up to, and […]

What is red mercury?

July 26, 2006

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Three men have been cleared of trying to procure the raw ingredients for a “dirty bomb” which the prosecution claimed could have devastated a British city if it fell into the hands of terrorists. But mystery surrounds the material at the centre of the plot. So what exactly is red mercury? The most bizarre aspect […]

Video of A Car Shredder

July 26, 2006

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Woah…

Rolling Blackouts Possible Soon in CA

July 24, 2006

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… The state only avoided blackouts Monday because every available power plant, including some not usually in service, ran at full capacity and residents curtailed their energy use, according to the California Independent System Operator. And about 1 p.m., state officials declared a Stage 2 power emergency, requiring some companies to switch off the power […]

Sniper shootings on Indiana interstates

July 24, 2006

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12:23 a.m. – A 911 call reports a shooting along southbound lanes of I-65 near the 52 mile marker, about 50 miles south of Indianapolis. Jerry L. Ross, 40, of New Albany, a passenger in a Chevrolet pickup, dies after a bullet passes through the windshield. Two other passengers are not injured. 12:30 a.m. – […]

Deja vu ‘recreated in laboratory’

July 24, 2006

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Scientists believe they have found a way to probe the mysterious phenomenon of feeling you have witnessed something before – deja vu. Leeds Memory Group researchers say they have gone some way to recreating the sensation in the lab using hypnosis. … Some people with temporal lobe epilepsy report frequent deja vu. And previous work […]

Man makes Android Copy of Himself

July 24, 2006

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Hiroshi Ishiguro poses with his android clone, Geminoid HI-1. Constructed of silicone and steel and powered by pressurized air and small actuators, Ishiguro’s life-size doppelg?nger is uncannily realistic since it was made from casts taken from the roboticist’s body. – more at wired

Teen Uses Discovery Channel Tip To Escape Alligator Attack

July 24, 2006

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A 16-year-old being dragged into a Central Florida lake by an 11-foot alligator used a tip he watched on a Discovery Channel show to break free and save his life, according to a Local 6 News report.Corey Workman was in a remote area of the St. John’s River in Volusia County, Fla., just before midnight […]

Accused troops: We were under orders to kill

July 24, 2006

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Four U.S. soldiers accused of murdering suspected insurgents during a raid in Iraq said they were under orders to ?kill all military age males,? according to sworn statements obtained by The Associated Press. The soldiers first took some of the men into custody because they were using two women and a toddler as human shields. […]