Saturday, October 24, 2009

Very cool history

Galileo's Notebooks May Reveal Secrets Of New Planet

ScienceDaily (Oct. 24, 2009) — Galileo knew he had discovered a new planet in 1613, 234 years before its official discovery date, according to a new theory by a University of Melbourne physicist.

Professor David Jamieson, Head of the School of Physics, is investigating the notebooks of Galileo from 400 years ago and believes that buried in the notations is the evidence that he discovered a new planet that we now know as Neptune.


My favorite rap video

New Zo video: “Victicrat”

Watched Dr. Zhivago with the Lovely Lisa last night. Great Movie, but the thought did occur – our society could fall just as far. Here are some other random thoughts

To Dr. Zhivago's Displeasure ...

When speed limit was 75, 15% of drivers went 10 over. With speed limit 80, 15% of drivers go 5 over. Submitter has a way to reduce speeding even more

Speed Limit Signs

Obama has reached that dreaded moment when the American public starts saying, "Don't tell us about the previous president anymore. YOU own this now; YOU fix it


"Feds designate 200,000 acres off Alaska's coast as "polar bear habitat." You read that correctly, off Alaska's coast


Unintended Irony


Mr Vollmer said it was “really strange that so few people came”.

Wow! Something in Coffee

Drinking Coffee Slows Progression Of Liver Disease In Chronic Hepatitis C Sufferers, Study Suggests

Coffee May Restore Memory ...

October 24, 2009 — Patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease who drink three or more cups of coffee per day have a 53 percent lower risk of liver disease progression than non-coffee drinkers

Yesterday in Washington

Obama offers millions in Muslim technology fund...

Bank failures top 100...

Soros calls Wall St profits 'gifts' from state...

After Obama snubs, Disappointed Sarkozy shifts gaze from Washington...

Biden: Yeah, we screwed up that missile-defense announcement

US President Barack Obama on Friday hit out at naysayers he blamed for peddling "cynical" claims that global warming is a myth to derail a landmark climate change bill in Congress.  (Fewer in the Pew Poll see global warming as a very serious problem – 35% say that today, down from 44% in April 2008.)

NOONAN: It's His Rubble Now...


MOBILE USE IS LINKED TO BRAIN TUMOURS, Marc has been warning about this for years.

LONG-term mobile phone users could face a higher risk of developing cancer in later life, according to a decade-long study.

... brain tumors but it wasn tThe report, to be published later this year, has reportedly found that heavy mobile use is linked to brain tumours.

The survey of 12,800 people in 13 countries has been overseen by the World Health Organisation.

How to carry a horse

Yes Its Real