April 4th, 2005

For Science!

(no subject)

San Francisco may regulate blogging under FEC rules.

"The parents of Terri Schiavo have authorized a conservative direct-mailing firm to sell a list of their financial supporters, making it likely that thousands of strangers moved by her plight will receive a steady stream of solicitations from anti-abortion and conservative groups . . ."

Best Buy may discontinue the practice of rebates, which may help stop the artificial inflation of sales figures for consumer electronics.

Modified hybrid gets >100 MPG. This method requires you to plug it into an outlet, so the emissions are transferred to the coal plant you're getting your power from; however, this requires far less infrastructure than hydrogen fuel cells.

George Chapline maintains that black holes do not exist: he insists that they are dark matter. An interesting return to the first principles of general relativity.

Many ATA hard drives have password-protection schemes you don't know about. The next generation of worms and virii may lock you out of them.