Monday, October 16, 2006

How to Detect Lies

The following techniques to telling if someone is lying are often used by police, and security experts. This knowledge is also useful for managers, employers, and for anyone to use in everyday situations where telling the truth from a lie can help prevent you from being a victim of fraud/scams and other deceptions.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Best of: Jon Stewart (not on the daily show)

Here are the best videos of Jon Stewart that aren't of him on The Daily Show. Appearances on Letterman, Dennis Miller, Larry King, Crossfire and more.

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From 1945 to Google 2006: the Complete History of Search Engines

Want to know about the history of search? This article covers the search engine wars from As We May Think right through to current day Google.

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Antimatter discovery could launch new era of physics

The discovery that a bizarre particle travels between the real world of matter and the spooky realm of antimatter 3 trillion times a second may open the door to a new era of physics, Fermilab researchers announced Monday.

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Where have my posts been going?

This blog is a collection of articles I've found interesting and they all have come from However when I switched over to the beta version of blogger, all of the articles that I thought were being posted on my weblog haven't been posted. hmm.
In looking into this, it seems that digg hasn't updated their code to talk to the new beta version of blogger. So it looks like I'll be manually adding these interesting articles until digg gets their act together. :)


Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Fascinating Video: Nanotech Assembler

Imagine being to fabricate at home anything you can fathom, be it a carbon nanotube or a television. That vision may become a reality in the not too distant future, thanks to nanotechnology. This video explores that possibility.

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Friday, August 18, 2006

Create an API for any site with Dapper

A new service called Blotter from startup Dapper ( is getting some good coverage around the blogosphere today. Blotter graphs Technorati data for any blog over time.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

E=mc2 Explained

Albert Einstein is perhaps the most famous scientist of this century. One of his most well-known accomplishments is the formula E=mc2. Despite its familiarity, many people don't really understand what it means.

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18 Ways to Stay Focused at Work

So what are some of the things we can do to minimise such interruptions and distractions?

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NASA Discovers Dark Matter!

It looks like NASA has found a way to separate dark and normal matter in a high energy collision. They are planning a teleconference to announce the discovery on August 21st.

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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Rooting a WindowsXP system from a "limited user" account

Three command lines. That's all it takes.

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Monday, July 31, 2006

Good list of Google Maps mashups

I went looking for something to help plan a trip and found this valuable list of sites using Google Maps APIs.

The closest I got to what I wanted was

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Monday, July 17, 2006

Web API authentication for mashups

The recurring problem: how to offer web APIs that can be mashed up but involve personal data? You want to allow for a large number of third parties to integrate with your services, but don't want phishing sites to abuse them.
Here is what is possible today for web browsers and what some people have recommended for the future:

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Thursday, July 13, 2006

How I trained myself to get up earlier in the morning

Not enough hours in the day? Need to get some more time to concentrate on your work? Find out how a notoriously late riser trained himself to get up at 6am using Web 2.0 and psychology. If it works for a writer, it might work for a programmer (and, perhaps, offer a happier alternative to burning the midnight oil).

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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

TorrentSpy, IsoHunt, Mininova, and PirateBay all in one!

A very intuitive torrent search engine that cleanly displays search results from TorrentSpy, IsoHunt, MiniNova, and PirateBay all in 1 page. One stop shopping for that torrent you've been looking for. While it is only in beta stages, it works great.

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Thursday, July 06, 2006

The best way to learn Linux online!

I have been using this for the past week and it is by far the best way I've found to learn Linux. There are "courses" and "exams" that you can skim through or take full advantage of. If you want to learn Linux and have no idea where to begin, I suggest you start here.

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Tuesday, July 04, 2006

A Look into the TENTH DIMENSION.

This site goes from the 0 dimension, a point, all the way to the tenth dimension, a point containing all possible time lines for all possible universes.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Best Toilet Prank Ever

This video is in Japanese, but you don't have to speak the language to get the prank. At about 30 secs in the prank starts. Easily the funniest video I've seen all month.

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Cnet: Top 10 Google apps!

Cnet has released its top 10 google apps!

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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

4 DJs at once (Video)

Birdy Nam Nam (4 DJs from Paris), combine their talents to make one sweet song. They won the DMC World Team Championship. I wonder why?

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Thursday, June 08, 2006

Quantum Physics Experts Are Now Discovering The Soul

Western scientists are beginning to discover what has been documented by Eastern sages and mystics for thousands of years; that within nature exists an interconnecting field that interweaves every atom, cell, organism, and mind, throughout time â?? â??The Akashic Record.â??

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Friday, June 02, 2006

2016: A Peek at Our Internet Future

By the year 2016, no one under the age of forty will remember a world without personal computers. The average twenty year old will find it hard to imagine a time when there wasn't any email to check or Web sites to visit.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006

400 Free Programs

Yet another freeware list, however this might be the biggest I've seen...beware.....not categorized

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Thursday, May 25, 2006

Fastest Internet Ever Coming Your Way

An Internet that leaves the current Internet in the dust is within reach. Some lucky individuals have already seen the possibilities thanks to the next-gen Net\'s major research network, a consortium of more than 300 universities, research labs, government agencies, and corporations called Internet2.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

List of Freeware Programs to Solve 450+ Common Problems

Extremely useful free utilities that do specific jobs really well and save time and money.

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Monday, April 24, 2006

Windows keyboard shortcuts you never knew existed

Even if you have been using windows since 3.0, this list of shortcuts will surprise you - and save time.

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Monday, April 10, 2006

Linux flaw could lead to DoS attacks

According to an advisory from security firm Secunia, a flaw has been found in Linux kernel version 2.6.x that could allow malicious local users to cause a denial of service attack

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AJAX resources for beginners

Title says it all... Additional useful resources in the comments to the article.

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Making the Switch from Microsoft to FREE

Here is very useful list of Linux Operating systems and tons of software to replace all those Windows programs people are using. This is proof that Linux can replace Windows in Desktop and Workstation environments.

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Friday, April 07, 2006

Why Ruby on Rails won't become mainstream

Here is an interesting article taking a close look at why, despite all its strengths, Ruby on Rails is not anywhere close to replacing Java or to write Web applications. Interestingly, the author of the article likes Ruby on Rails, but that doesn't stop him from being objective about the chances of success of that framework.

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Thursday, April 06, 2006

MSNBC is Testing Free Mobile News Service - Ad Supported

In an effort to extend it's userbase, MSNBC is reaching out to the cell phone users of the world...or at least the ones that use Microsoft software.

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Wednesday, April 05, 2006

List of Freeware Replacements for Commonly Warez'ed Programs

Don't steal when you can get the good stuff for free. Great list of free apps. Bookmark it.

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Thursday, March 16, 2006

Mysterious Moonquakes

NASA astronauts are going back to the moon and when they get there they may need quake-proof housing. The moon is shaking with "shallow moonquakes" that researchers don't fully understand.

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Ultimate Web 2.0 Websites List

For all those Web 2.0 hungry people here is a link to all the web 2.0 websites.

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