Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "Down" (127)  

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The holy grail of renewable energy is a solar power plant that continues producing electricity after the sun goes down. A California company has taken a step toward that.

Link: greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/(…)solar-power-when-the-…

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A former state senator is raising questions over the Electric Power Board’s expansion into the video business by offering  the Playboy Channel and access to adult movies as part of its premium pay-for-view service.

Link: chattanoogapulse.com/(…)epbs-offering-of-adult-ente…

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I first saw the Berlin Wall in 1971. It was then about 10 years old and was the ugliest human structure I’d ever seen: gray, brutal, pitiless, unyielding. Unlike the walls built around ancient European cities (and the one being proposed for the U.S. border with Mexico), this one was not created to keep people out. It was to keep East Germans in.

Link: www.globalpost.com/(…)czechoslovakia-east-germany-f…

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No one announces a product like Apple. To remind us of that fact, we've put together a video of Steve and company introducing products from the original iMac up to the latest iPod nano with video.

Link: www.maclife.com/(…)imac_iphone_video_trip_down_keyn…

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As the Spurs and Kings played on Halloween night, someone had the bright idea to release a live bat at the AT&T Center. The bat tried to dive into Kevin Martin on a breakaway layup, and later delayed the game by flying low around the court before fluttering by Ginobili. Bad move, bat.

Link: nba.fanhouse.com/(…)bats-everywhere-quiver-in-fear-…

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With just three laps to go, Ryan Newman gets spun out and lands on his hood. After several scary minutes, he is extracted from his car.

Link: www.nascar.com/(…)index.html…

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The General clearly has no ill-will towards his old employer, judging by his declining the HOF induction and the current lawsuit he's got running against IU.

Link: bustersports.com/(…)bob-knight-declines-invitation-…

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Starfish have a remarkable thermoregulation strategy to avoid overheating in the sun, scientists discover.

Link: news.bbc.co.uk/(…)8328311.stm…

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There’s a stigma that goes along with canned beer, that it’s cheap and it tastes like metal.  NOT TRUE.  Beer can taste delicious regardless of the vessel you serve it in.

Link: www.barjax.com/2009/10/19/premium-canned-beer/

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Why it’s necessary now more then ever to negotiate a salary increase in a down economy and how to go about doing it successfully.

Link: www.mint.com/(…)negotiate-your-salary-in-a-down-eco…

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An all-male college in Atlanta, Georgia, has banned the wearing of women's clothes, makeup, high heels and purses as part of a new crackdown on what the institution calls inappropriate attire.

Link: www.cnn.com/(…)index.html…

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The Angels offered outfielder Bobby Abreu a two-year contract extension for about $16 million, SI.com has learned. However, Abreu did not accept the offer and is believed to be looking for more after helping to lead the Angels to the ALCS against the Yankees.

Link: sportsillustrated.cnn.com/(…)index.html…

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Here’s the secret they don’t tell you about space travel: It hurts. Spacesickness is common, particularly for first-timers and anybody who launches into a bunch of fancy spins or soaring across the station before they’ve had time to get acclimatized.

Link: www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/3737

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At the Oaks Apartments in Albany, the management can fly their own flag advertising one and two bedroom apartments - but residents have been told they can't fly any flags at all.

Link: www.katu.com/news/local/64059697.html

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In the finger-pointing-fest after 9/11, the U.S. intelligence community was scorched for not sharing information, and putting parochial interests ahead of good analysis.

Link: www.wired.com/(…)spies-protest-after-after-intel-sh…

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GeoXray  aims to quickly answer the question "What's around here?" for both government agencies and civilian users. In a nutshell, it works this way: you can peruse dining options or identify enemy assembly areas simply by clicking on aerial images of your area of operations.

Link: news.cnet.com/8301-13639_3-10371877-42.html?tag=mncol

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