Cable’s exclusive lock on Apartment Complexes may be dead

31 10 2007

Good riddance. Apartment dwellers and condo owners could soon be free of exclusive cable contracts. The FCC may strike down such deals as anticompetitive later this week.

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Plentyoffish: 1-Man Company May Be Worth $1Billion

31 10 2007

We’ve written before about PlentyOfFish, a leading online dating site that is run by a single person and is raking in money. Markus Frind is the singular force behind PlentyOfFish. At the time of our last review, June 2006, PlentyOfFish was earning $10,000 per day from Google Adsense (around $3.5 M per annum).

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Low Morale Has U.S. Troops in Iraq Pretending to Patrol

31 10 2007

Morale among US soldiers in the country is so poor, many are simply parking their Humvees and pretending to be on patrol, called “search and avoid” missions.

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The rise of secular America

31 10 2007

The number of Americans who say they are atheist or agnostic, or choose not to identify with a religious tradition is increasing, albeit from a very low base. The most secular Americans are those 30 and younger – 19% of whom do not identify with a religious tradition.

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Member’s in Congress Attempting to take back War Powers. Help them.

31 10 2007

Who has the primary authority to wage war on the behalf of the United States: the commander-in-chief or the Congress? The new Jones-Delahunt resolution would specifically prohibit the president from entering into future hostilities without congressional action. This is an important piece of legislation and needs to be supported.

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Why French Women Don’t Get Fat

31 10 2007

Only 11 percent of the French population qualifies as obese, while we almost triple that percentage mark here in the land of plenty. Furthermore, the French eat three times as much saturated animal fat as Americans do and only a third as many die of heart attacks.

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Democratic candidate questions Bush’s mental health

31 10 2007

“I seriously believe we have to start asking questions about his mental health,” Kucinich told The Inquirer’s editorial board. “There’s something wrong. He does not seem to understand his words have real impact.”Kucinich was referring to President Bush’s warning of dire consequences if Iran acquires nuclear weapons.

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Leopard Hacked! Install Leopard on your PC

28 10 2007

Well its been only a day since the Mac OSX Leopard was released officially by Apple and the hackers have managed to create a patched DVD that everyone like you and me can use to install Leopard on PC’s without having to buy a Mac.

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NO, I WILL NOT COMPLY! PERIOD

28 10 2007

Bit by bit, piece by piece, the US government is taking away all your rights and freedoms and property. How far are you willing to let them go until you stop them?

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25 Skills Every Man Should Know – Ultimate DIY

28 10 2007

These days, you can outsource almost any job
—but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.

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Linux Doesn’t Lack Drivers, it Lacks Complete Drivers

28 10 2007

Nowadays Linux actually supports the vast majority of PC hardware, but the perception is that it does not. This is because much of the hardware that Linux supports is not supported fully. Sure, your sound card may work, but the surround sound does not. Developers need to shift priorities from quantity to completeness of hardware support.

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Web 3.0 – Integrated Platform or Sematic Web

28 10 2007

People have been talking about as semantic web being the next big thing and as “Web 3.0″. However, there are some people that have been talking in a different direction stressing that generic platforms with applications based on pulling of data and which can be run anywhere are in for future. One step in this direction would be prism

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