Marines can now earn Combat Action Ribbon for IED response
Retroactive to October, 2001.
Headless in the Headlines
The NYT blows it? No way…
Dell Snaps Up Alienware
Will this maybe help AMD get in at Dell? Murdoc hopes so.
2 air marshals plead guilty to drug smuggling
One word: “Sheesh.”
$7.3M for Housing on Guam
Guam continues to grow.
Emotional farewell to The Black Watch
The regiment has been incorporated into the Royal Regiment of Scotland after 266 years of service. Via ACE.
Friendly Robots Want To Do Your Chores
Murdoc wold like to be the first to welcome our robot house-cleaners…Our plastic pals who are fun to be with!
Anonymizer Takes on China’s Net Censors
“Company readies new software designed to allow Chinese users access to blocked sites”
Carnival of Homeschooling
Hosted this week at Why Homeschool.
Conscientious Objector Gets Honored Burial
After being wounded on Okinawa he CRAWLED OFF HIS STRETCHER to allow a more-critically wounded man get carried to help. Earlier he had carried 75 wounded men to safety. 75.
Google Finds Lost
How did they know it’s the island from ‘Lost’? Because they can hear Michael screaming “Waaaaaaalllllllt!!!” From the satellite. In space. Man, what a jerk.
New Hampshire Debates Welcome-Sign Slogan
“Live Free or Die” is apparently too belligerent. How about “We’ll have backbones…if that’s okay with you”?
Third Boeing 767 for Italian Air Force Ferried to Naples
Maybe the USAF will get a chance to review the Italian KC-767 performance. At the rate things are going, we’ll also get to review airframe longetivity.
Coal May Lead Way To Hydrogen Economy
Why don’t we just make oil-based hydrogen to power our cars? [/sarcasm]
Osprey Mishap Raises Questions
Because previous to the mishap (an “inadvertent takeoff followed by a hard landing“) there were no questions?
Military May Soon Have “Star Trek” Force Shield to Protect Soldiers, Vehicles
Got a call lat night giving me the heads up to a FoxNews report on a ‘Star Trek’ defensive shield and now this. It’s the Trophy Active Proctection System and a ‘delector shield’ it ain’t. What gives with the ‘Star Trek’ crap?
NASA And Zero-G Agree On Regular Shuttle Runway Use
Well, the thing sure ain’t all cluttered up with returning Space Shuttles.
Another Terrorist Captured
We nabbed a guy involved in the Sgrena kidnapping.
US Troops Misled into Shooting Italian Spy?
He was killed when the car carrying Sgrena was fired on at a checkpoint. My guess is that there was no trick and the troops simply fired because the car didn’t slow down as it should have.
Q&A: What You Should Know About Macs Running Windows“Burning questions about Apple’s Boot Camp and what it means to you.”