Web Wandering Dump

November 22, 2007

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Web Wandering Dump

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Posted: 21 Nov 2007 02:21 PM CST

Visualizing Social Software Best Practices: Three Approaches

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 02:19 PM CST

Cooking: Carve Your Thanksgiving Turkey Like a Butcher

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 12:21 PM CST

Scanner- CanoScan LIDE 25 – Ubuntu Forums

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 12:18 PM CST

The Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security [Digg]

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 11:41 AM CST

Let me introduce you to the six dumbest ideas in computer security. What are they? They’re the anti-good ideas. They’re the braindamage that makes your $100,000 ASIC-based turbo-stateful packet-mulching firewall transparent to hackers. Where do anti-good ideas come from? They come from misguided attempts to do the impossible

The Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 11:39 AM CST

E-Mail Request: Windows to FreeNAS Rsync | Daily Cup of Tech

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 11:36 AM CST

Windows Backup With Rsync and FreeNAS

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 11:35 AM CST

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Posted: 21 Nov 2007 11:21 AM CST

Wii Light Sword brings out the Skywalker in you – Engadget

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 11:20 AM CST

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Posted: 21 Nov 2007 11:19 AM CST

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When I fly this is how i want to be.

Paul says foreign policy key to repairing nation [Digg]

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 10:05 AM CST

Texas Congressman Ron Paul told a full house at the Carson Nugget on Tuesday he believes Americans are finally seeing the nation needs to repair its foreign policy and begin restoring Constitutional liberties.

Linux Tip: Speed up Gnome menu

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 09:35 AM CST

Linux Tip: Tune your system for faster performance

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 09:35 AM CST

TimeVault: Time Machine for Linux

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 09:34 AM CST

Featured Linux Download: Advanced CD/DVD management with AcetoneISO

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 09:31 AM CST

Fixing e-voting: the past, present, and future of voting technology

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 09:20 AM CST

Man (Re)Builds Mexican Island Paradise on 250,000 Recycled Floating Bottles » ecoble – ecological design, green innovation and environmental sustainability

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 08:39 AM CST

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Posted: 21 Nov 2007 08:39 AM CST

CO-ED Magazine » 20 Alt-Rock Songs You Must Download at Once!

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 08:37 AM CST

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Posted: 21 Nov 2007 08:32 AM CST

Clips: New WoW Ads Recruit Mr. T and Shatner

Posted: 21 Nov 2007 08:19 AM CST

The Sims, Second Life, Facebook — Meet Sociotown [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 07:33 PM CST

Sociotown is an indie virtual world with about a billion customization options. Here’s an intriguing first-look video.

GQ Magazine: Ron Paul – Dark Horse candidate of the Year [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 07:27 PM CST

GQ Magazine has listed Ron Paul as the Dark Horse, or underdog candidate…

Man-sized sea scorpion claw found [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 07:15 PM CST

The immense fossilized claw of a 2.5m-long (8ft) sea scorpion has been described by European researchers.The 390-million-year-old specimen was found in a Germany quarry, the journal Biology Letters reports.

Top 20 Free Games of 2007 [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 05:10 PM CST

With the year so close to being over we figured what better time than now to thrown together a list of the most popular free games of the past year. That’s right, the top twenty most popular are all listed right here.. Enjoy!

Barack Obama Unveils Education Plan [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 04:06 PM CST

Manchester, N.H. — Barack Obama proposed an $18-billion increase in federal education programs today.

Top 10 Sites for Compelling Urban Photography [pics and links] [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 03:49 PM CST

Urban photography doesn’t have to mean perfectly framed parks and stoic skyscrapers. Some of the best urban photos feature bizarre abandonments or even subversive and illegal subjects. Here are ten sites that span the spectrum and that anyone who loves urban photographs should know and bookmark!

MediaDefender Leaks Cost The Company $825,000 [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 03:43 PM CST

The anti-piracy organization MediaDefender lost $825,000 as a result of the leaked emails according to a recent filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It is beginning to look like they have to walk the plank to

TV on Your PC: Hulu, Joost and Miro Reviewed [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 02:11 PM CST

The Writers Guild strike already stripped us of our Daily Show and Colbert Report, and now it may take away Heroes and House as well. Looking to escape Reality TV hell? We’ve painstakingly reviewed three free (and mostly legal) video services—Joost, Miro and Hulu—for your faux-TV enjoyment during these dark times.

Radiohead Conspiracy Theories: Totally Nuts, or Just a Little Nuts? [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 01:39 PM CST

Radiohead’s first radio interview since releasing In Rainbows. Mentions Puddlegum’s binary theory.

5 Nightmare Photography Court Cases [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 12:45 PM CST

Here are five photography court cases that should scare the bejesus out of photographers

The Ascension of Batman [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 12:17 PM CST

Is Bruce Wayne saying adios to life? This announcement came a couple of weeks ago, but seemed to somehow get slip underneath the proverbial welcome mat of the internet. However, rumors are now starting – all of the main DC heroes are to take a step up in the evolutionary scale & become ‘New Gods’ leaving their sidekicks to fill their vacant spots.

DirectX 9.0c on Linux with Wine [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 12:11 PM CST

A howto about installing DirectX 9.0c into Wine, the diagnostics program (dxdiag.exe) passes each of the test that is included in the standard DirectX install.. after the install only five dlls need to be set as builtin Wine dlls and the rest can be run as native Windows dlls. While this is not 100% DirectX on Linux, it is 95+%

50 Things They Don’t Write in the Job Description [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 11:12 AM CST

“Over on the Dilbert Blog, Scott Adams gave his readers an assignment: “describe your own job in one sentence, preferably in a humorously derogatory way.” Here are the best replies from among the hundreds, with my top 10 at the end.”

Boy murders old woman for game money [Digg]

Posted: 20 Nov 2007 09:16 AM CST

13-year-old kid, kills and 81-year-old woman for approx £4 so he could play online games…

United States Now Arrests Photographers Without Charge! [Digg]

Posted: 19 Nov 2007 08:18 PM CST

NEW YORK – The U.S. military plans to seek a criminal case in an Iraqi court against an award-winning Associated Press photographer but is refusing to disclose what evidence or accusations would be presented.

18 yr old passes CA bar exam, sets record, is smarter than you [Digg]

Posted: 19 Nov 2007 06:39 PM CST

Yikes. “Holtz started at Cal State L.A. at age 10 and entered UCLA Law at 15, earning a spot on the law review…”

2 thoughts on “Web Wandering Dump

  1. Being the globe trotting family that we are, and having just returned from South America with France and Bangkok on our upcoming agenda I could not agree more with “blogsmithmedia' – “when I fly this is how I want to be” — (see pix above) – I don't think it is a long flight that exhausts me, rather the lack of comfortable positions when I do try to sleep. Can anyone tell me: on what airlines was 'this' pix taken?

  2. Being the globe trotting family that we are, and having just returned from South America with France and Bangkok on our upcoming agenda I could not agree more with “blogsmithmedia' – “when I fly this is how I want to be” — (see pix above) – I don't think it is a long flight that exhausts me, rather the lack of comfortable positions when I do try to sleep. Can anyone tell me: on what airlines was 'this' pix taken?

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