Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Informative Links

7 Real World Heists That Put 'Ocean's 11' to Shame. Of course they weren't perfect crimes because we found out who did them... all but one.

Radiation therapy saves lives while it kills cancer, but mistakes can lead to horrifying injuries or death. When radiation is delivered by computer software, mistakes can go on too long before someone notices.

15 Big Cheats and Fakers. That includes plagiarists, parodists, impostors, con men, lip-synchers, and those who take credit for other people's work. (via Neatorama)

The Top Secret Drum Corps of Basel, Switzerland should not be a secret. This much rhythm and discipline should be showcased, and often.

The Jihadist Next Door. How an Alabama honors students ended up as one of the leaders of a terrorist group targeting Somalia. (via Metafilter)

The Chaos is a poem often used to demonstrate how difficult it is to pronounce words in English, as the spelling and pronunciation varies so. The poem is now 274 lines long, meant to be read out loud. (via Geeks Are Sexy)

5 Ways to Get Closer to Your Garbage. the point being to understand what it is and how it will affect our world.

A personal story tells how difficult loving a soldier can be when wars and other conflicts never end.

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