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  • First ever Earth-orbit teleportation completed

    07/11/2017 7:12:10 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 49 replies
    Sky News ^ | July 11, 2017
    Scientists have completed the first teleportation of an object from Earth to a satellite orbiting more than 300 miles away. Alas, those of you expecting Scotty to beam them up soon will be sorely disappointed - the object teleported was merely a single photon. While the experiment doesn't bring us any closer to teleporting matter, it is a huge leap forward for quantum physics. The team of Chinese researchers behind the successful teleportation came together from a number of disciplines and included quantum physicists as well as rocket scientists. In 2016, they launched a satellite called Micius, named after Chinese...
  • Ex-congressman James Traficant dies

    09/27/2014 11:17:10 AM PDT · by AuH2ORepublican · 139 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 27, 2014 | Washington Post
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  • Saw an interesting UFO tonight

    08/31/2014 8:29:14 PM PDT · by Pox · 78 replies
    N/A | 08/31/2014 | N.A
    I went outside tonight around 08:15 PM PDT And looked to the North/Northeast and noticed a bright orange object coming in from that direction to the SW and curving slightly towards South. It was moving pretty fast and didn't have a tail and I didn't think much of it as I see a lot of aircraft in this area heading towards the local airstrip in Carlsbad or further south towards San Diego. It did not have a tail/trail, and was not on a path typical of shooting star nor orbital debris. After about 30 seconds of my noticing it the...
  • NSA director modeled top secret war room to look like the bridge of Star Trek's Enterprise

    09/15/2013 2:23:51 PM PDT · by Irenic · 34 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 15 September 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    NSA director modeled top secret war room to look like the bridge of Star Trek's Enterprise As head of the Army's Intelligence and Security Command, Keith Alexander gave orders from the odd room designed with tax dollars Alexander now heads the embroiled NSA The director of one of America’s largest spy agencies is catching flack for once working from a war room built with American tax dollars to mimic a fantastical space ship. Keith Alexander heads up the National Security Agency and in addition to a lot on controversial revelations about his organization, a recent profile of the top spy...
  • IL Govt. Unemployment Website Translates Into Chinese, Mlatese, Polish, Russian, Spanish & KLINGON!

    08/21/2013 7:10:46 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | August 21, 2013 | Ellen Jean Hirst
    State agency's website offers Klingon translation Even bureaucracy can't be satirized these days (MCT) If you wanted to ask an Illinois Department of Employment Security professional how to appeal a denied claim — in Klingon — you would say: vaj tem DoQ, chay' Qu' appeal? That means, if my claim is denied, how do I appeal? You can learn how to ask many questions in Klingon — an unofficial language created for humanoid characters in the "Star Trek" television series and movies — on the IDES website. The site offers translations via Microsoft Translator. The current options are Spanish, Polish,...
  • Scottish Law May Require Social Workers To Be Assigned To All Children (Sotland,UN)

    06/12/2013 11:09:51 PM PDT · by prisoner6 · 24 replies
    opposingviews, The Blaze, various ^ | Wed, June 12, 2013 | Heather Manes
    The Scottish Parliament is considering a controversial bill that would assign a social worker to every child born in the country in order to “promote, support or safeguard the well-being of the child or young person.” The Children and Young People Bill, though well-intentioned, has many critics who believe it infringes too much on the personal nature of child-rearing. According to the bill, every child would be assigned a “named person” other than the parents, but unlike in the case of naming a godparent, the parents do not have a choice of opting not to have one.
  • EU to ban olive oil jugs from restaurants

    05/17/2013 9:57:43 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 56 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5:52PM BST 17 May 2013 | Bruno Waterfield
    The European Union is to ban olive oil jugs and dipping bowls from restaurant tables in a move described by one of Britain’s top cooks as authoritarian and damaging to artisan food makers. The small glass jugs filled with green- or gold-colored extra virgin olive oil are familiar and traditional for restaurant goers across Europe, but they will be banned from 1 January 2014 after a decision taken in an obscure Brussels committee earlier this week. From next year, olive oil “presented at a restaurant table” must be in prepackaged factory bottles with a tamper-proof dispensing nozzle and labeling in...
  • (Beam Me Up!) - IRS Calls 'Star Trek' Parody Video a Mistake

    03/23/2013 8:24:42 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | March 22, 2013 | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Nobody's going to win an Emmy for a parody of the TV show "Star Trek" filmed by Internal Revenue Service employees at an agency studio in Maryland.</p> <p>Instead, the IRS got a rebuke from Congress for wasting taxpayer dollars.</p>
  • Traficant may yet be on Ohio ballot

    08/31/2010 2:30:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    UPI ^ | 8/30/2010
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Jim Traficant, the ex-Ohio congressman convicted of taking bribes and cheating on his taxes, is close to getting the November ballot, officials said Monday. The Mahoning County Board of Elections decided Monday night Traficant, 69, has enough signatures on his nominating petitions to get on the general election ballot as an independent candidate in Ohio's 17th Congressional District, WKBN-TV, Youngstown, reported. Traficant, who represented the district as a Democrat from 1985 to 2002, had started out the day 20 signatures short. The board's review left him with 11 names to spare, WKBN-TV said. "It's...
  • Ex-con James Traficant to run for Ohio US House seat

    05/03/2010 11:51:00 AM PDT · by GQuagmire · 39 replies · 971+ views
    Boston Herald via AP ^ | May 3, 2010 | ap
    WARREN, Ohio — James A. Traficant Jr., who served nearly two decades in Congress and seven years in prison for corruption, filed petitions Monday to run as an independent in his northeast Ohio home turf. Trumbull County elections board director Kelly Pallante said Traficant came to the board’s offices around 9:30 a.m. to file the paperwork, which will be reviewed by a July 15 deadline.
  • Will an ex-convict stage a political comeback? ("Beam me up!" - James Traficant)

    05/01/2010 10:11:54 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies · 684+ views
    Associated Press Writer ^ | May 1, 2010 | MEGHAN BARR
    Will an ex-convict stage a political comeback? By MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press Writer Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 9:16 a.m. BOARDMAN, Ohio — A hero of the tea party movement is seated in a corner booth at his favorite diner, his famous toupee sticking out above the wooden slats like a warning. That mop of hair, possibly more famous than the man himself, tells the regulars bent over coffee mugs all they need to know: Jimbo has entered the building. He has arrived, as usual, with an entourage. But ever since he was released from prison last fall, Jim Traficant's...
  • Jim Traficant (beam me up) is appearing on WTAM (Cleveland) Saturdays, 1-4 PM EST, tune in!

    01/14/2010 2:31:11 PM PST · by Las Vegas Dave · 16 replies · 807+ views
    Jim Traficant (beam me up) is appearing on WTAM (Cleveland) Saturdays, 1-4 PM EST on a limited basis, tune in if you can ! Jim's guest this Saturday is Ed O'Neil (Married with Children). O'Neill, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, became intrigued with acting when he was teaching sixth grade and taking theater classes at Youngstown State University in his spare time. Seven years later, O'Neill decided to pursue acting as a profession, so he moved to New York and got a job as a bus boy. His first break came when he was understudying the lead in the Broadway...
  • Traficant in studio 9-25-2009 3pm to 6pm (former congressman "BEAM ME UP" Jim Traficant )

    09/24/2009 1:59:45 PM PDT · by Las Vegas Dave · 7 replies · 451+ views ^ | Thursday 09-24-2009 | unknown
    Former congressman Jim Traficant was released from prison a week or two ago. On Friday September 24th Jim will host the TRIV show, 1100AM-WTAM.
  • Ex-Con Jim Traficant Weighs Reelection to House

    09/15/2009 9:18:23 PM PDT · by kingattax · 24 replies · 806+ views
    ABC News ^ | Sept. 15, 2009 | DEVIN DWYER
    Former Ohio Democrat Eligible to Run, But Does He Have Support? --- He may be down, but don't count him out. Former Democratic congressman James Traficant, fresh off completing a seven year prison term for a bribery and racketeering conviction, says he has not ruled out running for Congress again. "I'm not sure at this point," Traficant told CNN on Monday when asked if he would seek reelection. "Both parties would not want to see me in Washington, believe me… I was very controversial down there." Traficant, known for his flamboyant appearance and fiery political speeches, served nine terms representing...
  • Traficant could be back in Ohio soon

    [snip] Convicted in 2002 of 10 counts including bribery, obstruction of justice and tax evasion, Traficant's prison term is up Sept. 2 [2009]. [snip]
  • Auction Passes Up Traficant's Art (Beam Me Up!)

    05/23/2007 3:19:39 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 20 replies · 1,377+ views
    The Plain Dealer ^ | Wednesday, May 23, 2007 | Sabrina Eaton
    Auction passes up Traficant's art Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Sabrina Eaton Plain Dealer Bureau Washington -- A kitschy pair of acrylic paintings by prison Picasso Jim Traficant got the brushoff at a public television charity auction when their donor, a juror in Traficant's case who now regrets the guilty verdict, asked auctioneers to broadcast a statement that called the former congressman a "political prisoner." The former juror, Leo Glaser of Independence, said he was "disappointed" that WVIZ Channel 25 withheld the paintings and said they would have attracted enthusiastic bidding. "PBS is getting taxpayer money, so I understand their reasoning...
  • The dorkiest of technology devices (TREKKIE HEAVEN)

    10/15/2006 3:52:14 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 83 replies · 2,324+ views
    Star Newspapers - Chicago ^ | October 15, 2006 | Myra Eder
    First prize winner, for sure. Today I am announcing this column's inaugural blue ribbon award for the totally dorkiest look of the year. There's no contest here. Without any doubt, the dumbest sight anywhere in 2006 is a human ear with a Bluetooth technology device sticking out. For starters, it looks ridiculous — like a reject part from the Borg (evil cyberbeings). Is anyone so important she or he must be linked to Verizon Wireless or Cingular or any mobile service on an 24/7 basis? I don't think so. And if one has to be on call for any reason,...
  • Scientists teleport two different objects

    10/04/2006 7:11:24 PM PDT · by TampaDude · 36 replies · 1,592+ views ^ | 10/04/2006 | Reuters
    LONDON, England (Reuters) -- Beaming people in Star Trek fashion is still in the realms of science fiction but physicists in Denmark have teleported information from light to matter bringing quantum communication and computing closer to reality. Until now scientists have teleported similar objects such as light or single atoms over short distances from one spot to another in a split second. But Professor Eugene Polzik and his team at the Niels Bohr Institute at Copenhagen University in Denmark have made a breakthrough by using both light and matter. "It is one step further because for the first time it...
  • U.S.-Mexico merger opposition intensifies

    07/10/2006 5:51:15 AM PDT · by brain bleeds red · 141 replies · 1,719+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 9, 2006 | Joseph Farah
    WASHINGTON – Are secret meetings being held between the corporate and political elites of the U.S., Mexico and Canada to push North America into a European Union-style merger? Is President Bush's reluctance to control the border and enforce laws requiring deportation of foreigners who enter the country illegally part of a master plan to all but eliminate borders between the U.S., Canada and Mexico? Does the agenda of the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America include a common currency that would scrap the dollar in favor of what some are calling the "amero"? It may be the biggest story...
  • The North American Union "matrix"

    06/16/2006 10:26:30 AM PDT · by madfly · 40 replies · 1,401+ views
    eco-logic Powerhouse ^ | June 15, 2006 | Steven Yates
    Back in 2004, I published The Real Matrix, in seven parts (read them here). I had little idea how the process outlined there would accelerate in 2005 and 2006. Indeed, even those still "plugged in" ought to be wondering why the U.S. Senate just gave thumbs-up (62 yeas vs. 26 nays) to an immigration bill that most of the public does not want, and that would clearly be destructive of this country's long-term best interests – educationally, culturally, and economically. Those of us out here in the Desert of the Real are aware that the Senate just took us one...