Archives for August 1, 2008

Technology News and Stuff

U can haz KDE 4.1 ~ Javascript ~ Would apple mess with your music? ~ When pseudonymous trolls get out of hand. If you want KDE 4.1 and you want it now, have a look at this guide to installing it on your LInux Ubuntu 8.04 box ahead of its appearance in the Ubuntu repository.…

Remember bug? (We wants our BUGs…. yessss)Of Buglabs? Here’s more: From Linux Journal.

Linux One Liners

Current Carnivals

Carnival Of The Liberals is at The Cult of Gracie. The Carnival of Cinema: Episode 85 – Journey to the Center of the Blog at Good News Film Reviews Friday Ark #202 at The Modulator New and Exciting in PLoS this week Soup To Nuts, the Progressive Dinner Blog Carnival is at The Gonzo Papers.

Matt Springer is a graduate student of physics at Texas A&M university. He is also an occasional writer and tinkerer, and he is probably too curious for his own good. Or so he says. I have great hopes for this new blog. Have a look at Built On Facts

… at least for an hour or so… Minnesota Atheists’ “Atheists Talk” radio show Sunday, August 3, 2008, 9-10 a.m. Central Time A conversation with Jeff Shell and Lee Michaels, co-hosts of the Christian talk radio show “KKMS Live with Jeff & Lee,” interviewed by August Berkshire, president of Minnesota Atheists. “Atheists Talk” airs live…

Photograph of anthrax Do you remember the Anthrax Scare? Envelopes with strange notes and mysterious white powder were showing up in various mailboxes. In many cases the white powder was “weaponized anthrax” … anthrax (bacterial) spores processed in such a way to enhance the spread of the spores by air and infection via lung tissues.…

Super Cool Moon Rock Found

On this day in 1971, on the second day of the Apollo 15 lunar mission, astronauts dug up a really old rock which, of course, they named “The Genesis Rock” The so-called Genesis rock was found by lunar module pilots David Scott and James Irwin when they dug into the slope of Spur crater, on…