ENVY

2 09 2007

“Envy” is an application for Ubuntu Linux and Debian written in Python and PyGTK which will: detect the model of your graphic card (ATI and Nvidia cards are supported) & install the correct drivers.

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North Korea executes citizens for illegally copying and distributing movies

2 09 2007

Authorities in North Korea are intensifying a crackdown on imports of South Korean popular culture, especially television dramas, but the South
’s “Korean Wave” may already have taken a strong hold in the isolated Stalinist state. The crackdown includes public executions of those found responsible for copying and distributing such materials.

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Pentagon ‘three-day blitz’ plan for Iran

2 09 2007

The Pentagon has drawn up plans for massive airstrikes against 1,200 targets in Iran, designed to annihilate the Iranians’ military capability in three days.

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Why some people are prone to mosquito bites

2 09 2007

Specific cells in one of the three organs that make up the mosquito
’s nose are tuned to identify the different chemicals that make up human body odour. To the mosquito some people’s sweat simply smells better than others because of the proportions of the carbon dioxide, octenol and other compounds that make up body odour.

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DEBATE: Christopher Hitchens vs. Al Sharpton: God is Not Great

2 09 2007

This debate runs for an hour and a half and is extremely timely. Well worth watching. Check it out!

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DEBATE: Christopher Hitchens vs. Al Sharpton: God is Not Great

2 09 2007

This debate runs for an hour and a half and is extremely timely. Well worth watching. Check it out!

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Why Are So Many Americans in Prison?

2 09 2007

A more convincing argument is that imprisonment rates have continued to rise while crime rates have fallen because we have become progressively more punitive: not because crime has continued to explode (it hasn
’t), not because we made a smart policy choice, but because we have made a collective decision to increase the rate of punishment.

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Has A Mythical Beast Turned Up In Texas?

2 09 2007

Texas town abuzz over reports that mythical, bloodsucking ‘chupacabras’ are in their midst

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Ron Paul Inspires Political Passion (ABC news)

2 09 2007

The story of one Ron Paul supporter with a great idea. ABC does a fair treatment of the story!

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