Archive | March, 2009

White House Press Kit: Britain ‘slightly smaller than Oregon’

Posted on 31 March 2009

So here’s what the White House is telling American reporters – and by extension the American people – about Britain. It’s laid out in an inch-thick “press kit”, with the Seal of the President of the United States emblazoned on the cover, handed out to each of us on board the White House press charter en route from Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington to Stansted.

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UPDATED: The End of Newspapers

Posted on 31 March 2009

The Parent company of The Chicago Sun-Times newspaper has failed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. So long old school “newspapers”, hello New Media!

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Taliban chief vows ‘amazing attack’

Posted on 31 March 2009

The commander of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Tuesday for a deadly assault on a Pakistani police academy and said the group was planning a terrorist attack on the White House that would “amaze” the world.

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IBM Tries To Patent Offshoring

Posted on 31 March 2009

IBM has filed a patent application that covers offshoring employees. Application 20090083107, dated March 26, 2009, is a ‘method and system for strategic global resource sourcing.’ Figure 2 gives a pretty good idea of what’s involved.

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ShamWow guy Beats up Prostitute

Posted on 31 March 2009

ShamWow Guy (Vince Shlomi) and prostitute have violent confrontation both ending up at hospital.

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Uncle Jay Explains the News – March 30th, 2009

Posted on 31 March 2009

Obviously, President Obama has been watching Uncle Jay. He’s started doing online videos to answer your e-mailed questions.

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Tribute to SpaceBat

Posted on 31 March 2009

A video tribute to SpaceBat, the little bat who was seen clinging to the external fuel tank of the Space Shuttle Discovery before it’s launch last Sunday.

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Chinese developed Special “Kill Weapon” to Destroy U.S. Aircraft Carriers

Posted on 31 March 2009

Advanced missile poses substantial new threat for U.S. Navy. With tensions already rising due to the Chinese navy becoming more aggressive in asserting its territorial claims in the South China Sea, the U.S. Navy seems to have yet another reason to be deeply concerned.

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AIG Chiefs Pressed to Dontate to Chris Dodd

Posted on 31 March 2009

As Democrats prepared to take control of Congress after the 2006 elections, a top boss at the insurance giant American International Group Inc. told colleagues that Sen. Christopher J. Dodd was seeking re-election donations and he implored company executives and their spouses to give.

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Alan Keyes Responds to the Obama Presidency

Posted on 31 March 2009

Alan Keyes calls Obama’s action as a “radical communist… we have to stop him or the United States will cease to exist…”

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Did you know?

Posted on 04 March 2009

Fantastic video on the progression of information technology.

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