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Interactive Graphic: The toll after a month of war

An interactive map showing the range and magnitude of the areas affected by the first 30 days of conflict between Israel and Hezbollah.

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August 13, 2006 Posted by | War, World Issues | Leave a comment

Son of former Canadian Prime Minister Speaks on Fidel Castro

The son of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau speaks out on the friendship and soulful kinship his father and the Cuban dictator shared.

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August 13, 2006 Posted by | Canada, World Issues | Leave a comment

WikiMapia

This is a cool new tool that takes advantage of Google Maps – check it out:

Check out WikiMapia here!

August 13, 2006 Posted by | Online Tools | Leave a comment

Bill Gates Donates $500 000 000 to AIDS Research

The Bill (and Melinda) Gates Foundation donates half a billion dollars ($100 000 000/year over the next five years) in an unexpected act of grand generosity. Amazing!

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August 13, 2006 Posted by | Health, World Issues | Leave a comment

Specify the caller ID and Setup a scary-as-hell phone call for a friend.

Give this program a time & number to call, specify text, and even what the caller ID should read. Hit enter, dust off hands, go enjoy a cookie and wait for your friend to be terrified as “The Government” calls and tells him he’s a suspected terrorist.

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August 13, 2006 Posted by | Online Tools, Pranks | 3 Comments

Sporty New 157 MPG Car- Looks Great at only $13,000

“This German creation claims a fuel economy of 157 mpg with no fancy hybrid drive train, fuel cells, or plug in paraphernalia. Weighing less than a thousand pounds, the sporty rear-wheel drive 4-seater is designed to be maximally aerodynamic.” The Loremo AG can handle 0-60 in less than 10 seconds, but with a top speed of 100 MPH.

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August 13, 2006 Posted by | Cars, Environmental Issues | 1 Comment

AMD to drop ATi brand

AMD is dropping the ATi brand! I’m really surprised, it is a very odd move to drop such a huge name in graphics, with many millions of dollars sunk into marketing the brand. A very risky move if you ask me, but hey what do I know…

*edit – apparently this story is possibly false… will update when the truth comes out 😛

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August 13, 2006 Posted by | Hardware | Leave a comment