Archive for June 13th, 2011

Listen – Wired: Animals’ Most Amazing Acoustic Feats

Monday, June 13th, 2011

From deafening monkey howls to snapping crustacean claws, animals use powerful sounds to do everything from claim territory to stun prey.

Adam Davidson, Wired – The US Cotton Business Is Cutting Edge Once Again

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Colin Barr, Fortune – The economic recovery is over

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Byron Lewis, chairman of UniWorld Group, at NY Times – Got an M.B.A.? Great, but I Prefer Uncommon Sense

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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John Tamny, Forbes – Talk Of the Euro’s Coming Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Video, CNET – Secrets of Area 51: History, technology, and controversy

Monday, June 13th, 2011

CNET on New York Times report – US funds censor-evading Internet work

Monday, June 13th, 2011

In the days of the Cold War, the United States used the Voice of America radio station to spread information in countries without speech and press freedoms. Now it’s begun a 21st century equivalent to bypassing censors using independent Internet and mobile phones technology.¬†Through the shadow network effort, reported yesterday by The New York Times, involves activities such as building a mesh network of suitcase-housed wireless Internet access points. Another $50 million project seeks build an independent mobile phone network in Afghanistan that the Taliban can’t shut down.

CNET – Facebook user growth slowing

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Until two months ago, the typical growth rate for the previous year was at least 20 million new users, but Facebook logged 13.9 million new users in April and 11.8 million in May, according to Inside Facebook’s data. While much of the company’s growth comes from late-to-the-party countries, early adopting countries such as the U.S. and Canada posted significant user losses during May, according to Inside Facebook data. The U.S. lost nearly 6 million subscribers to end the month with 149.4 million users, and Canada lost 1.52 million users to finish with 16.6 million.

Bill Maher on video: “I’m Not One Of Those People Who Believes In American Exceptionalism”

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Video, Meet the Press – Rick Santorum On Jobs, Medicare & Abortion

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Video, from RCP – First new photos of shooting victim, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords were released on her Facebook

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Moe Lane – Former liberal David Mamet’s grunt of relief

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Erick Erickson – An Important Week for the 2012 GOP Field Begins Tonight at 7pm

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Hugh Hewitt – The bottom line: Politico doesn’t know, Politico doesn’t care, and Politico doesn’t report what conservative media thinks

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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Ben Smith at Politico is a hack for President Obama – Hugh Hewitt

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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