Category Archives: General

Grunting of a Smalltime Seller

Erg… That’s how I feel right now… I sell stuff from time to time.  After I upgraded from my Note 4, I sold it off on eBay.  Other gadgets and stuff that’s sitting around, I try to recoop some cost.  … Continue reading

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From Wired Top Stories: Court Demands TSA Explain Why It Is Defying Nude Body Scanner Order

A federal appeals court Wednesday ordered the Transportation Security Administration to answer why it hasn’t complied with the court’s year-old decision demanding the agency hold public hearings concerning the rules and regulations that have led to the deployment of so-called … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: Why Toilets Are Still Made of Porcelain

We’ve been sitting on the same kind of crapper for centuries. Sure, the plumbing has gotten more tucked away and seats are now fashioned out of all sorts of materials and styles (including plush vinyl embroidered with cats), but as … Continue reading

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From Morning Edition: Drought Hits Farmers And Residential Landscapers

The drought is beginning to really sink its teeth into the Midwest. More than three-quarters of the nation’s corn acres are in a drought zone. In Iowa, Illinois and Indiana, corn crops are burning up and its causing commodity prices … Continue reading

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From Morning Edition: Congo Warlord Convicted Of Recruiting Child Soldiers

People like these should be dealt with swiftly and quickly… anyone who abuses children do not deserve… much. ============================================================ Judges at a war crimes tribunal convicted Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga of snatching children from the street and turning them into … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: The Internet Finally Kills off Printed Encyclopaedia Britannicas

Encyclopaedia Britannica was the last word in in-home facts for nearly a quarter of a millennium, from 1766 to 2010. Now, it’s just one more casualty of the Digital Age along with classifieds and the Yellow Pages. More »   from … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: How a Man Survived Without Food For Two Months in a Snow-Buried Car

When a Swedish man drove down a deserted forest road near Umeaa, Sweden last December 19th, he was probably looking forward to Christmas. But that day, his car somehow became buried under a mountain of snow. He was trapped there … Continue reading

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