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  • Loud Explosions Reportedly Heard Near Bin Laden's Pakistan Compound

    05/08/2011 11:39:03 AM PDT · by topher · 33 replies ^ | May 8, 2011
    ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan -- Two loud explosions were reportedly heard near the compound where Usama bin Laden was killed during a U.S. raid, the Associated Press reports. Fox News' Dominic Di-Natale said he could not confirm news of an explosion, but rumors are circulating that Pakistanis intend to blow up the compound to prevent the site from becoming a shrine.
  • Scientists to build 'brain box'

    07/23/2006 5:22:19 PM PDT · by annie laurie · 18 replies · 525+ views
    BBC ^ | 17 July 2006 | Unattributed
    A new type of computer that mimics the complex interactions in the human brain is being built by UK scientists. The £1m machine, nicknamed the "brain box", will be constructed at the University of Manchester. The first of its kind in the world, it will be used to help researchers engineer fail-safe electronics.Professor Steve Furber, of the university school of computer science, said computer science had much to learn from biological systems. "Our brains keep working despite frequent failures of their component neurons, and this 'fault-tolerant' characteristic is of great interest to engineers who wish to make computers more reliable,"...
  • What are the best Sodium Potassium Iodine Tables

    08/10/2005 6:26:07 AM PDT · by Scythian · 61 replies · 2,146+ views
    Please don't delete this as vanity, I need advice and would like to move quickly on this. I need ones that kids can get down too. Please reply quickly.
  • Litigant In Chief: 9/11 Widow Ellen Mariani Says George W. Bush is a Gangster(Ed Asner)

    01/31/2004 10:38:20 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 45 replies · 536+ views
    ThePortlandPhoenix ^ | Saturday, January 31, 2004 | ALEX IRVINE
    9/11 widow Ellen Mariani(Derry, N.H.) says George W. Bush is a gangster. We talk to her and her lawyer Philip J. Berg: Ellen Mariani last saw her husband Louis Neil early on the morning of September 11, 2001, at Logan Airport, where they were taking different flights to Los Angeles for a daughterís wedding. He hadnít gotten his tickets until the last minute, and couldnít get on her flight, but there were seats open on Flight 175. Neil Mariani died when that plane crashed into the south tower of the World Trade Center, and after rejecting a settlement offer of...