Pictures: Top Active United States Military Fighter Jets

13 09 2007

Summary Fighter jets have long been a staple of any successful military campaign. They are fast, effective, expensive and highly lethal machines, capable of traveling long distances with enormous firepower and guns. This article introduces us to the five top military jet fighters in service today.

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Factor 5 Says Great Graphics on Wii is Possible

13 09 2007

“The console’s architecture is easy to understand, reasons Eggebrecht, who goes on to speculate that developers and/or publishers are “discarding the graphical capabilities simply because it is a Wii title, and they’re basically telling the developers ‘look, we won’t pay for any advanced graphics’.”

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Sony launches 4 high-end Blu-Ray Recorders – 500GB!

13 09 2007

Sony Bravia recorders capable of burning 50GB dual-layer, BD-R/RE discs with an additional disk packing between 250GB and 500GB of storage (about $1,755).

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US Health Insurance Costs Rise Nearly Twice as Fast as Pay

13 09 2007

The cost of health insurance in the United States climbed nearly twice as fast as wages in the first half of 2007, with family coverage costing employers around 1,000 dollars (714 euros) a month, a poll showed Wednesday.

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Two of Seven Soldiers Who Wrote ‘NYT’ Op-Ed Die in Iraq

13 09 2007

The Op-Ed by seven active duty U.S. soldiers in Iraq questioning the war drew international attention just three weeks ago. Now two of the seven are dead.

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Poll Shows 1 in 3 Americans Still Believe Saddam Involved in 9/11

13 09 2007

Six years after the 9/11 terror attacks on the U.S., it seems the media still have some educational work to do. A new CBS/New York Times poll reveals that even today, 1 in 3 Americans believe that “Saddam Hussein was personally involved in the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.”

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Vietnam Says Buh-bye to Microsoft Office, Chooses OpenOffice.org

13 09 2007

More than 20,000 computers from Party offices nationwide will switch to using OpenOffice instead of Microsoft Office from early 2008. [Thailand did this recently as well]

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Keith Olbermann’s Top 9/11 Story: The Promotion Of Failure In Bush Administ

13 09 2007

Countdown’s #1 story on tonight
’s special 9/11 edition was some of Keith Olbermann’s best work to date. In this clip, he runs down the astonishing and outrageous list of Bush administration lackeys who, instead of being demoted or fired for their failures surrounding the September 11th attacks and the subsequent invasion and occupation of Iraq…

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Dollar Hits All-Time Low Against Euro

13 09 2007

The U.S. dollar hit a record low against the euro and was lower against other major currencies in European trading Wednesday morning.

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Jon Stewart Tears Apart Petraeus’ Dog and Pony Show

13 09 2007

Last night Jon Stewart did what the media fails to do: namely, take General Petraeus’ long record of rosey predictions into account when judging the accuracy and objectivity of his report on Iraq.

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Man Arrested after Saying No to Prostitute

13 09 2007

It was Rocio Palacios who first noticed the woman who appeared to need help.

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Putin DISSOLVES government

13 09 2007

President Vladimir Putin has dissolved the Russian government on the request of the prime minister, the Kremlin said Wednesday, a major political shake-up ahead of crucial parliamentary and presidential elections.

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