rcamans (252182) writes "A meteor similar to the Russian impact last night hit in the province of Cienfuegos in central Cuba. Villigers describe a light growing and exploding, which sounds similar to the Russian videos. At least one crackpot site is claiming Nibiru (Planet X) Asteroids are falling everywhere." Link to Original Source top
rcamans (252182) writes "Visit a bunch of sites in Chrome incognito, and then look at your history in IE 7. Oh My God! A few of the sites you did not want in history are in IE history? How did they get there? A nasty in Windows XP OS. Oh, man... These sites do not show in Opera history, Safari history, Chrome history, or FIrefox history. So maybe it has to do with IE integration into the Windows OS. Do not trust Chrome incognito until this bug is fixed. If it can be fixed.
XP Pro 2002 sp3 fully patched. IE 7.0.5730.13 (latest) Chrome 188.8.131.52 (latest)
rcamans (252182) writes "October 8th, 2009 "ZDnet's Richard Koman accuses Yahoo of having collaborated with the Iranian regime during the recent post-election protests. Koman says the online giant provided names and emails for some 200,000 Iranian Yahoo users to authorities so that those same authorities would "unban" Yahoo on the state-controlled internet. The blog post does not include a response by Yahoo to the allegations, but promises "to provide further proof as the story unfolds." Snip: This is according to a post on the Iranian Students Solidarity (Farsi) blog. My sources indicate the information comes from a group of resisters who have infiltrated the administration and are leaking out important information. These sources say that Yahoo representatives met with Iranian Internet authorities after Google and Yahoo were shut down during the protests and agreed to provide the names of Yahoo subscribers who also have blogs in exchange for the government lifting the blocks on Yahoo." This quote from ZDNET @ http://government.zdnet.com/?p=5547. http://www.boingboing.net/2009/10/09/yahoo-accused-of-hav.html#more
Yahoo has not yet responded to these claims, and they are not substantiated. Can anyone out there help substantiate these?" top
rcamans writes "R. Douglas Fields writes on sciam dot com, "Electromagnetic signals from cell phones can change your brainwaves and behavior. But don't break out the aluminum foil head shield just yet."...
"Two studies provide some revealing news.
The first, led by Rodney Croft, of the Brain Science Institute, Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, tested whether cell phone transmissions could alter a person's brainwaves. The researchers monitored the brainwaves of 120 healthy men and women while a Nokia 6110 cell phone — one of the most popular cell phones in the world — was strapped to their head. A computer controlled the phone's transmissions in a double-blind experimental design, which meant that neither the test subject nor researchers knew whether the cell phone was transmitting or idle while EEG data were collected. The data showed that when the cell phone was transmitting, the power of a characteristic brain-wave pattern called alpha waves in the person's brain was boosted significantly. The increased alpha wave activity was greatest in brain tissue directly beneath to the cell phone, strengthening the case that the phone was responsible for the observed effect.
Alpha Waves of Brain
Alpha waves fluctuate at a rate of eight to 12 cycles per second (Hertz). These brainwaves reflect a person's state of arousal and attention. Alpha waves are generally regarded as an indicator of reduced mental effort, "cortical idling" or mind wandering. But this conventional view is perhaps an oversimplification. Croft, for example, argues that the alpha wave is really regulating the shift of attention between external and internal inputs. Alpha waves increase in power when a person shifts his or her consciousness of the external world to internal thoughts; they also are the key brainwave signatures of sleep.
Cell Phone Insomnia
If cell phone signals boost a person's alpha waves, does this nudge them subliminally into an altered state of consciousness or have any effect at all on the workings of their mind that can be observed in a person's behavior? In the second study, James Horne and colleagues at the Loughborough University Sleep Research Centre in England devised an experiment to test this question. The result was surprising. Not only could the cell phone signals alter a person's behavior during the call, the effects of the disrupted brain-wave patterns continued long after the phone was switched off."
Story at http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=mind-control-by-cell, http://www.boingboing.net/" top
rcamans writes "Google videos from an RC airplane mounted camera. The camera moves, controlled by the goggle-wearer's head movements.
I can' believe this has not already been posted! You have to see it to believe it! Everything is explained in a series of posted videos. Basically you get to fly anywhere, anytime, for cheap, and totally under your control. Why wouldn't everyone do this?
He uses i-glasses goggles with a gyrocontrol gyro (from rc-tech.ch) mounted on them to sense head movements and move the camera on a mount on the airplane. An airwaves 612 RF TX on the airplane and airwaves 623 RF RX (from active-robots.com) does the transceiving. A cavalry pocket camcorder does the video taping."