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Some pictures of the bioluminescent Red Tide occuring in San Diego right now.

MutinyWork: Blue glowing ocean waves are the weirdest thing I've seen in quite a while.

MGM v. Grokster Decision Likely To Be Announced Monday

coderman: "Since a decision was not handed down on Thursday, expect to hear a decision on Monday around 10 o'clock AM EST."

Chickadees Singing Complex Warnings of Danger

coderman: it cracks me up that this story is on an OVERCLOCKING WEBSITE
coderman: what the hell? hehehe
coderman: who knew there was such overlap in interests between hardcore gamer geeks tweaking their systems and ORNITHOLOGISTS?

Explosions From Industrial Fire Rock St. Louis

coderman: you gotta find video of this, fucking cool! look for the acetylene tanks going off like ground bloom flowers
dopp: "Firefighters held back at first before trying to battle the blaze." - They just happened to be returning from buying hot dogs and marshmallows.

Extreme BlackDiamond 10808

dopp: HUGE
MutinyWork: "A Big Ass Switch with a Butt Load of Ports! (tm)"

Italy judge orders the arrest of 13 CIA agents for illegal kidnapping - more details article than prior link

coderman: "The judge's decision marks the first time that a foreign country's criminal justice system has tried to prosecute American intelligence agents for carrying out the CIA's policy of "extraordinary rendition," in which terrorism suspects captured abroad are sent by the United States to countries that are known for torturing its prisoners."

Italy judge orders CIA team arrested over kidnap

coderman: LOL! awesome.
coderman: "An Italian judge has ordered the arrest of 13 people linked to the CIA for "kidnapping" an Egyptian terrorism suspect in Milan and flying him to Egypt where he said he was tortured, judicial sources said on Friday."
coderman: "Confirming the arrest warrant without mentioning the U.S. intelligence agency, the prosecutors office said the 13 suspects were believed to be behind the abduction of imam Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, also known as Abu Omar, who was grabbed off a Milan street on Feb. 17, 2003 and stuffed into a white van."
coderman: you guys can no longer make fun of my fear of white vans now. :)
coderman: "A CIA spokesperson in Washington said: "We're not even not commenting. We're saying: if we have anything to say, we'll get back to you." The U.S. embassy in Rome declined comment."

My, what big... MOON... you have.

Software piracy 'seen as normal'

coderman: industy cannot understand why youth don't see _telling each other long numbers_ is such a detestable crime
coderman: these damn binary digits; why can't they be secret and respected like we want them to?


^matthew: "[we] need to recognize that it's not deviant or pathological for humans to desire to alter their consciousness with psychoactive substances. They've been doing it since pre-history…and it can be in a religious context, it can be in a social context, or it can be in the context of symptom management."
coderman: for example, psychedelic mana from heaven giving people visions
coderman: or moses and his burning bushes; crazy trippin' bastard.

The religious left has been around for a long time

aminorex: "religious" seems to be a codeword for "christian evangelical" in this context, so I'm using it that way too.

'Religious left' launched in US


China is more popular than the U.S.

aminorex: <Lebanon> I love you, China!

The "Playboy Lama" of Tibet (1697)

simmo: This is like a playboy bunny, but you get more fur from it.

A Sunspot

Heads of state who can't travel to certain places in case they might get arrested for war crimes

simmo: Philippe Sands QC is the Professor of Law at University College in London.
simmo: Why is this only happening in certain places?
simmo: Philippe?
simmo: Happy saddam is out? Hope you're just as happy when Blair, Howard and Bush are out.

I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free

simmo: scored a big tray of okra yesterday
simmo: Mmmmmm tasty
simmo: come get some!
aminorex: "In World War II, only one in five soldiers fired their rifles."
aminorex: "By the time of Vietnam, this percentage had been raised to the point where only five percent didn't fire their weapons. Perhaps this is a good thing from a military point of view (and I'd argue this is debatable), but in the long run it is terrible for society."
simmo: after WWII they figured out they need to brainwash and degrade the troops to break down their resistance to killing.
simmo: before WWII they just did that for fun

Seymour Hersh : The US government has videotapes of boys being sodomized at Abu Ghraib prison.

simmo: free dialer
simmo: July 2004 .. did you hear about this in the election coverage?

Kurdish Officials Sanction Abductions in Kirkuk


simmo: teh flashx0r rox0r
simmo: man, this could get someone sacked :\

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