Indian Monsoon Can be Fun

July 23, 2007 at 4:31 pm | Posted in Fun | Leave a comment

Indian monsoon can be fun ! | The News is  Annotated

Indian monsoon can be fun !

In july at monsoon time, when river Ganga flood the ghat of the little town of Mirzapur, kids jump from the roof of he temple. As soon as they reach the water, they have to swim with all their energy not to be taken away by the strong current. And of course, they love if someone is there to record their "tour de force"…
A way to have fun that cost nothing, developp strenght and solidarity. No accident recorded up to now.

Mirzapur is located 60 km from Benares in North India, Uttar Pradesh.


High-Tech Squirrels Trained to Conduct Espionage

July 23, 2007 at 3:52 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Slashdot | High-Tech Squirrels Trained to Conduct Espionage  Annotated

"In the July 20 issue of the Washington Post, columnist Al Kamen reports that the BBC has translated a story headlined ‘spying squirrels,’ published in the Iranian newspaper Resalat on the use of trained animals to conduct espionage against their country: ‘A few weeks ago, 14 squirrels equipped with espionage systems of foreign intelligence services were captured by [Iranian] intelligence forces along the country’s borders. These trained squirrels, each of which weighed just over 700 grams, were released on the borders of the country for intelligence and espionage purposes.’ According the story the squirrels had ‘GPS devices, bugging instruments and advanced cameras’ in their bodies. ‘Given the fast speed and the special physical features of these animals, they provide special capabilities for spying operations. Once the animals return to their place of origin, the intelligence gathered by them is then offloaded. . . .’ Iranian police officials captured the squirrels before they could carry out their assignments."

The Long Rumored Zune 2.0

July 23, 2007 at 3:49 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Coming for Holiday Season  Annotated

"Microsoft has confirmed the existence and coming launch of the long rumored Zune 2.0 or 2nd generation Zune, and it appears that Microsoft will expand the Zune family with new styles, sizes, and price points. ‘Future Zune products will feature podcasting support and expanded video support. The Zune will also move into other geographic markets when Microsoft feels it has an appealing product to offer those demographics. Perhaps most importantly of all, the representative mentioned that Microsoft will build on the wireless support. Maybe we’ll finally have the freedom of synching our digital audio players via wi-fi.

Cars can Run On Vegetable Oil

July 23, 2007 at 3:40 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How Slick It Is! Fill ‘Er Up With Cooking Oil, Not Crude Oil  Annotated

No need to battle other eco-warriors for a spot on the Prius waiting list. If you want to drive a green machine, just troll craigslist for an old diesel car or truck. Any diesel engine can run on vegetable oil — either used (fryer fat) or fresh out of the 5-gallon jug (Costco, baby!).

Final “Harry Potter” Sells 8.3 Million Copies (US) in 24 Hours [96/sec]

July 23, 2007 at 3:07 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment

In its first 24 hours on sale, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” the seventh and final installment in the wildly popular series by J.K. Rowling that officially went on sale at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, sold a record 8.3 million copies in the United States, according to Scholastic Inc., the book’s publisher.

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the White House on Trial – Bush Impeachment imminent

July 23, 2007 at 3:06 pm | Posted in Lifescape | 282 Comments

President George W. Bush impeachment is going to happen, there is just no way around it. The next President can’t inherit powers that Bush has assumed, it could be disastrous for our country. The natives are restless, impeach him and move on to bigger and better things.

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Bush Outlaws All War Protest In United States

July 23, 2007 at 1:56 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment

In one of his most chilling moves to date against his own citizens, the American War Leader has issued a sweeping order this week outlawing all forms of protest against the Iraq war. According to legal experts, the greatest concern to the American people are the underlying provisions of this new law, and which, they state, are written ‘so broadly

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