Web Wandering Dump

December 14, 2007

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Posted: 13 Dec 2007 03:34 PM CST

giant nes controller conceals pc [case mod] [Digg]

Posted: 13 Dec 2007 11:51 AM CST

It’s kind of funny that this isn’t the first giant NES controller story I’ve covered. The last one I wrote about was a mammoth controller which could actually play games. This time, we’ve got the same monster controller concept, but beneath the hood dwells a completely functional PC. . .

Review: Geexbox 1.1 [Digg]

Posted: 13 Dec 2007 07:45 AM CST

Geexbox is a compact Linux distribution designed with the HTPC (home theater pc) in mind.

EasyCrypt – TrueCrypt made easy – Review [Digg]

Posted: 13 Dec 2007 04:36 AM CST

I blogged about Truecrypt in my last post and mentioned the two excellent GUI’s available for GNU/Linux users. The EasyCrypt GUI has been rapidly improving since the project got announced by Steven Harper, it’s main developer.Let’s have a look at what EasyCrypt has to offer.

The Games That Pushed The Limits Of The NES [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 07:27 PM CST

Thinking back to most of the games you played on the NES, it’s easy to remember the 8-bit library as being simple and possibly even primitive. However, if you dig deep into the library, there is a surprising amount of games that maxed out the NES hardware to produce some impressive graphics and sound…

Computer Hackers Will Always Be Ahead Of The Law [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 03:22 PM CST

The United States Government, Playboy, Western Union, and CD Universe are just a few of thousands of businesses & government departments that have been hacked into costing over a billion dollars of damages per year and climbing. The number of hackings will continue to climb because finance & organization will keep hackers ahead of the law.

The World’s Most Famous Photoshop Fakes [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 02:43 PM CST

While that might be a creative opportunity for artistic photographers and designers, for news editors, it can all be a bit of a nightmare — and for readers too when the photos skip the newspapers and land straight in your mailbox. Here are seven of the most famous photoshop fakes.

Glenn Beck Omits Ron Paul’s Name in Home-Page Poll [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 02:07 PM CST

Scroll down, right side of page — Ron Paul supporters, vote for Tom Tancredo and screw up Glenn’s little poll.

Thompson: “I Don’t Care… NIE is Foolishness.” [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 12:05 PM CST

On Glenn Beck’s radio show yesterday, former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) said he doesn’t care what the new National Intelligence Estimate on Iran says.Listen here.

Bushed! on Habeas Corpus, 9/11 Air and the NIE on Iran [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 11:09 AM CST

Keeping track of all the Bush administration scandals so we don’t have to, today’s edition of Bushed! recounts recent events regarding Habeas Corpus, Christie Todd Whitman’s statements on the safety of the air surrounding Ground Zero after 9/11 and President Bush’s continued ignoring of the intelligence from the NIE report on Iran.

Dennis Kucinich Excluded From Des Moines Register Debate [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 09:24 AM CST

The highest polling Democratic Presidential candidate among the Party’s progressive, grassroots, activist base, Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich, has been excluded from the Des Moines Register-sponsored Presidential debate here on Thursday because his Iowa field director operates from a home office rather than a rented storefront.

New Compiz Fusion Shelf Plugin preview [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 08:25 AM CST

I’ve been working on a new Compiz Fusion plugin currently known as Shelf. This is a fairly straight forward idea, and I’m doing this as a bounty for Canonical. What it does is simple: It visually scales a window down in size. Unlike resizing, this keeps the content of the window as-is, and just makes it seem all together smaller.

CIA Won’t Take the Fall For Bush’s Torture Policies [Digg]

Posted: 12 Dec 2007 07:14 AM CST

The intelligence community has been leaking stories all over Washington that points fingers right into the White House. It looks like the CIA is not willing to take the fall for the President’s torture policies.

2 thoughts on “Web Wandering Dump

  1. And what do you think of Obadiah Shoher's arguments against the peace process ( samsonblinded.org/blog/we-need-a-respite-from-peace.htm )?

  2. And what do you think of Obadiah Shoher’s arguments against the peace process ( samsonblinded.org/blog/we-need-a-respite-from-peace.htm )?

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