The Blue Hole in Belize (PIC)

27 07 2007

About 60 miles from Belize City, there is a perfectly circular 1,000 (305 m) feet across and 400 feet (123 m) wide “Blue Hole.” The hole, part of the Lighthouse Reef system, was once an opening to a cave system during the Ice Age – it is now a magnet for extreme divers:

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The #1 YouTube Debate Question That CNN Censored

27 07 2007

CNN is congratulating itself profusely for its YouTube debate, and they showed a lot of excellent questions. But they refused to show the #1 video as voted on by visitors to CommunityCounts. The hands-down winning question was on impeachment.

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Mike Gravel says “Follow the money!”… corporations buy the president

27 07 2007

In money from “pharmaceuticals/health products,” it’s Romney first ($277,455), Hillary second ($172,150) and Obama third ($160,572).
Edwards is a dismal 11 of 17, with a paltry $6,758.
(Guess they remember malpractice or personal-injury suits he won.)
Don’t weep for Edwards. The North Carolina trial lawyer is remembered well by colleagues.

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The REAL Threat to Americans [PIC]

27 07 2007

On September 11, 2001, nearly 3000 Americans were killed. Since then, about 10 million Americans have died of preventable causes.

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Deep packet inspection meets ‘Net neutrality, CALEA

27 07 2007

Deep packet inspection provides the tools that ISPs need to throttle, cap, and spy on users. Depending on who you believe, it might also save the Internet.

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time may not exist!

27 07 2007

Most of us tend to think of time the way Newton did: “Absolute, true and mathematical time… flows equably, without regard to anything external.” But as Einstein proved, time is part of the fabric of the universe… something that’s independent of the universe. In fact, says Lloyd, clocks don’t really measure time at all.

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Top Ten Free Services To Send Self-Destructing Emails

27 07 2007

This is a list of 10 services that offer self destructing emails that vanish or become unreadable after a certain length of time or upon the request of the sender. They also help prevent printing, copying, forwarding, and saving of the email sent and auto expire after a predefined interval

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31 of the World’s Hottest Startups (Excluding the U.S.)

27 07 2007

Not all of the startup action happens in Silicon Valley. Business 2.0 Magazine picks the top websites outside the U.S. that are changing the world.

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Tunnel your internet connection through DNS

26 07 2007

This is not really a new idea, but it’s pretty cool anyway. Get onto a paid-for public hotspot and try it out. Almost any hotspot is now free to use.

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The Real Facts About The H-1B Visa

26 07 2007

Due to both outsourcing and insourcing, many young people are concluding that technology is a bad place to invest their time,” says Mark Thoma, a professor of economics at the University of Oregon in Eugene.

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Use Virtual Credit Cards

26 07 2007

Virtual credit cards, also known as substitute credit card numbers or controlled payment numbers, have already been around almost seven years but have never caught on despite being a free and effective layer of protection.

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A CEO who got his job on Craigslist

26 07 2007

“A friend told me about Craigslist. In late 1999, I put my r
ésumé up on it, and founder Craig Newmark saw it and invited me in for an interview. I was hired as lead programmer.”

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