Thursday, October 09, 2008

Information Links

People Love Angry-Faced Cars (even if they don't realize it). Take a look at the Prius and see how wimpy those headlights are.

The centuries-long controversy over Yom Kippur's Kol Nidre. The most recognizable prayer of Judaism is often taken out of context by anti-semites.

The 10 Most Mysterious Cyber Crimes. The best hackers never get caught, or glorified.

Footprints from 570 million years ago have been found in Nevada. We don't know what kind of animal left the oldest tracks found so far.

Thomas Wheeler watches his electric meter go backwards! He produces more than he uses and sells the excess to the power company. And they pay him!

Intelligent men are more appealing to women. Duh. In a recent study, this turns out to be true whether it's a one night stand or a long-term relationship.

How to make your own butter at home. It's not cheaper than store-bought, but who cares -you made your own butter!

There are many resources for understanding the current economic crisis. Understanding won't make it better, but we may be able to keep it from happening again down the road.

The most immediate consequence of global warming may be a rise in deadly infectious diseases. When the balance of nature is upset, microbes are the most likely winners.

10 American Financial Meltdowns in the Past Century. However painful, what Wall Street is going through now is nothing new.

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