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  • Liberals Vow to ‘Spank’ Obama for Sending More Troops to Afg
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    President Obama is days away from announcing a new Afghan strategy, but his immediate battle could come from liberals within his own party who are vowing to spank the president for committing tens of thousands of more troops to the eight-year conflict.

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  • Cassini Captures Saturn’s Northern Lights
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    al0ha writes “In the first video showing the auroras above the northern latitudes of Saturn, Cassini has spotted the tallest known ‘northern lights’ in the solar system, flickering in shape and brightness high above the ringed planet. The new video reveals changes in Saturn’s aurora every few minutes, in high resolution, with three dimensions. The images show a previously unseen vertical profile to the auroras, which ripple in the video like tall (more…)

  • Automatic Mario: Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now” (Video)
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    Automated Super Mario World levels, to the exact beat and pitch of the Queen song “Don’t Stop Me Now.” Amazing.

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  • India To Have Automatic Communications Monitoring
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    angry tapir writes “India plans to set up a centralized system to monitor communications on mobile phones, landlines and the Internet in the country, a minister has told the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament. Indian laws allow the interception and monitoring of communications under certain conditions, including to counter terrorism. A pilot of the new Centralized Monitoring System (CMS) is to be started by June next year, subject to clearances (more…)

  • Class Action Lawsuit Over Xbox Live Bannings
    By on November 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Boutique law firm AbingtonIP is “investigating” what it considers the “convenient” recent Xbox Live bannings. The firm posits that the “tens of thousands” of banned Xbox Live subscribers who used modded consoles deserve recompense due to the timing of the action.

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  • Portsmouth name Grant as new boss
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    Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant is confirmed as Portsmouth’s new boss.

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  • Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen Punched by Pissed Fan
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    Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen was punched in the face by an irate fan outside a South Bend restaurant early Sunday morning and has a swollen eye, a person briefed on the incident said.

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