Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Brazilians Choose from Numerous Fuels at the Pump. NPR story on Brazil's adoption of multi-fuel vehicles (flex-fuel).

Ethical stem cells? Possible method of extracting stem cells from unfertilized embryos.

Thursday, December 09, 2004

Fascinating article about safebreaking techniques through the ages.

Sunday, December 05, 2004

Net File-Sharing Doesn't Hurt Most Artists.

Only about 1/3 of the artists polled in this survey said they considered online file sharing to be a threat.

Friday, December 03, 2004

Former CIA Director George J. Tenet declares the Internet "a potential Achilles' heel for our financial stability and physical security", and surprise surprise, recommends regulating access to only the security concious.

"I know that these actions will be controversial in this age when we still think the Internet is a free and open society with no control or accountability," he told an information-technology security conference in Washington, "but ultimately the Wild West must give way to governance and control."

"The national press, including United Press International (UPI), were excluded from yesterday's event, at Mr. Tenet's request, organizers said."

Thursday, December 02, 2004

Aerial photos via RC aircraft. User submissions for rcgroups.com's 2005 calendar.