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Blog archives for October, 2006


Archive for October, 2006

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Friend of mine wrote this.  She’s been living away from TO for ages then decided to come back. ** I LOVE TORONTO, DAMMIT!! I am sick and tired of people bitching about what a crappy city Toronto is. I’ve lived elsewhere and moved back ayear ago, so I have another reference. I love the fact [...]

Friday, October 27th, 2006

General Dynamics has just released a new video demonstrating its Trophy Active Defense System, which is basically an invisible force field for military vehicles that disables incoming RPG rounds.  Check out the forcefield’s demonstration video. Sadly for the SciFi fans, it doen’st provide protection vs. lasers.

Friday, October 27th, 2006

The US Congressional Page Scandal has unleashed a bit of good old creativity. Check out the “Beat it” remiix video by Walt Handelsman. Slightly different than Weird Al’s “Eat it” from 22 years ago.

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Ratbert (below) hit it on the head that, although there are many great websites and mess o’ good blogs, a lot of self-published stuff on the web can be kinda useless. Compile it together though and you can find some interesting trends. Ergo why I’ve spent years setting up www.imagebarometer.com.

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

What does one choose as your first post? Especially as my groups of friends all seem to have interseting, but non-overlapping interests. Well maybe something that everyone can dig into. I’m not religious but I almost died in Jerusalem. Three times. In the same day. 1st) got arrested by PLA, passports taken and screamed at [...]