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  • FAS (Fed Am Scientist) Report: Iraqi Precursor Chemicals Stored Separately for Weapon-side Mixing

    06/04/2003 6:47:53 AM PDT · by HatSteel · 69 replies · 1,549+ views ^ | Federation of American Scientists
    FAS | Nuke | Guide | Iraq | CW |||| Index | Search | Join FAS Chemical Weapons Programs Iraq started research into the production of chemical weapons agents in the 1970s and started batch production of agents in the early 1980s. At that stage, production was heavily reliant on the import of precursor chemicals from foreign suppliers. In 1982, early in the Iran-Iraq War, the Iraqis used riot control agents to repel Iranian attacks. They progressed to the use of CW agents in mid-1983 with mustard, and in March 1984 with tabun (the first use ever of a nerve...
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW”– Monday, February-4-2013

    02/04/2013 2:25:08 PM PST · by Fudd Fan · 38 replies
    The Mark Levin Show ^ | Mark R. Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Mark’s Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles.” --Mark Levin in Liberty and TyrannyWelcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on! You can call Mark’s show: 1-877-381-3811
  • Two Proteins Offer a 'Clearer' Way to Treat Huntington’s Disease (by clearing misfolded proteins!)

    07/13/2012 6:42:31 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | July 11, 2012 | NA
    In a paper published in the July 11 online issue of Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified two key regulatory proteins critical to clearing away misfolded proteins that accumulate and cause the progressive, deadly neurodegeneration of Huntington's disease (HD). The findings explain a fundamental aspect of how HD wreaks havoc within cells and provides "clear, therapeutic opportunities," said principal investigator Albert R. La Spada, MD, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular medicine, chief of the Division of Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics and associate director of the Institute for...
  • History Channel Special 'Vietnam in HD' Shows War in Excruciating Detail (Starts Tonight!)

    11/08/2011 9:59:27 AM PST · by Scythian · 44 replies
    In honor of Veterans’ Day, the History Channel is premiering a new, six-hour series, “Vietnam in HD.” Following the success of its Emmy-winning series, “WWII in HD,” the History Channel’s new documentary focuses on one of the most controversial chapters in U.S. history: the conflict in Vietnam. Culling thousands of hours of uncensored footage from war correspondents and never-before seen film shot by soldiers on the front lines, “Vietnam in HD” follows firsthand accounts of veterans who served during the conflict in Vietnam. The footage has been converted into state-of-the art HD, so at times it feels as if...
  • Harley-Davidson To Build Bikes in India: (Obama Abandons Another American Icon To Overseas)

    11/08/2010 7:31:40 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 90 replies · 1+ views
    Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle brand with a cult-like following, has announced it has chosen to build its second assembly plant ever outside the United States in India. The "complete knock down" plant or CKD is expected to be up and running in the northern Indian state of Haryana in first half of 2011. Parts made in America will be put together for the Indian market in Haryana.
  • VANITY: What kind of TV to buy -- ours broke!

    09/28/2010 3:48:34 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 126 replies
    living room | 09/28/10 | self
    The volume control, which has been iffy for a year, finally quit working at all on our old "little" HD TV in the living room. We need a new TV rather quickly, and I am overwhelmed both by the offers around online AND the desires of certain young family members. This should be in the 40s, inchwise, great quality so we don't have to buy one in the near future again, and good for watching movies, TV, sports, Netflix/other computer applications, and serious video gaming. Basically everything! What would you get, or what have you recently purchased that you like?
  • A Truly Remarkable Series: World War II in HD - Video

    11/19/2009 6:27:07 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 20 replies · 693+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 19, 2009 | BrianinMO
    The History Channel is airing this week a truly remarkable series - World War II HD: WWII in HD is the first-ever World War II documentary presented in full, immersive HD color. Culled from thousands of hours of lost and rare color archival footage gathered from a worldwide search through basements and archives, WWII in HD will change the way the world sees this defining conflict. Using footage never before seen by most Americans--converted to HD for unprecedented clarity--viewers will experience the war as if they were actually there, surrounded by the real sights and sounds of the battlefields.Here are...
  • As profit plummets, Harley to cut 1,000 more jobs

    07/16/2009 9:40:31 AM PDT · by 10Ring · 35 replies · 905+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | July 16, 2009 | Rick Barrett
    Nearly half of the 1,000 job cuts announced by Harley-Davidson Inc. on Thursday will come from Wisconsin, the company says. Of the 1,000 jobs to be eliminated, about 480 will come from Wisconsin, including the elimination of 300 hourly production positions. About 180 salaried employees will lose their jobs here, including 100 from Harley-Davidson Financial Services. The production of Harley-Davidson Sportster engines in Wauwatosa will be shut down for about 14 weeks late this year, including the company's entire fourth quarter.
  • Motorcycle Humor Pic

    09/30/2008 11:02:27 PM PDT · by Spktyr · 144 replies · 2,975+ views
    Internet Forums ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    Spotted this on another forum. It may take a second to puzzle it out. :D
  • HD enthusiasts crying foul over cable TV's crunched signals

    04/21/2008 8:09:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 52 replies · 109+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 21, 2008 | CHRIS WILLIAMS,
    As cable TV companies pack ever more HD channels into limited bandwidth, some owners of pricey plasma, projector and LCD TVs are complaining that they're not getting the high-def quality they paid for. They blame the increased signal compression being used to squeeze three digital HD signals into the bandwidth of one analog station. The problem is viewers want more HD channels at a time when many cable and satellite providers are at the limits of their capacity... "They have to figure out a way to deliver more HD content through their distribution networks," ... Compressing the signal is cheaper...
  • Toshiba Announces Discontinuation of HD DVD Businesses

    02/19/2008 9:02:21 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 100 replies · 326+ views
    Toshiba, Japan (article in Engrish) ^ | 19 February 2007 | Toshiba Corporate Announcement
    Company Remains Focused on Championing Consumer Access to High Definition Content TOKYO--Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has undertaken a thorough review of its overall strategy for HD DVD and has decided it will no longer develop, manufacture and market HD DVD players and recorders. This decision has been made following recent major changes in the market. Toshiba will continue, however, to provide full product support and after-sales service for all owners of Toshiba HD DVD products. HD DVD was developed to offer consumers access at an affordable price to high-quality, high definition content and prepare them for the digital...
  • Toshiba to pull the plug on HD DVD? (Rumoured to be conceding defeat in format war)

    02/15/2008 1:39:43 PM PST · by Paleo Conservative · 48 replies · 2,324+ views
    Pocket Lint (Gadget News and Reviews: UK) | 15 February 2008 8:57 GMT | Amy-Mae Elliott
    NEWS: 15 February 2008 8:57 GMT - A movie news site is reporting that Toshiba is a matter of weeks away from conceding defeat of its HD DVD format in the next-gen high-def disc format war, giving in to Blu-ray's market dominance. The Hollywood Reporter states: "Toshiba is widely expected to pull the plug on its HD DVD format sometime in the coming weeks, reliable industry sources say, after a rash of retail defections that followed Warner Home Video's announcement in early January that it would support only the rival Blu-ray Disc format after May". "An announcement is coming soon",...
  • Toshiba to drop HD DVD, sources say

    02/14/2008 6:20:09 PM PST · by Snickering Hound · 68 replies · 106+ views
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 2-15-08 | Thomas K. Arnold and Erik Gruenwedel
    The format war has turned into a format death watch. Toshiba is widely expected to pull the plug on its HD DVD format sometime in the coming weeks, reliable industry sources say, after a rash of retail defections that followed Warner Home Video's announcement in early January that it would support only the rival Blu-ray Disc format after May. Officially, no decision has been made, insists Jodi Sally, vp of marketing for Toshiba America Consumer Products. "Based on its technological advancements, we continue to believe HD DVD is the best format for consumers, given the value and consistent quality inherent...
  • Warner goes Blu-ray exclusive

    01/04/2008 1:22:21 PM PST · by ECM · 40 replies · 92+ views
    Engadget ^ | Jan 4th 2008 3:47PM | Darren Murph
    In response to consumer demand, Warner Bros. Entertainment will release its high-definition DVD titles exclusively in the Blu-ray disc format beginning later this year, it was announced today by Barry Meyer, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros. and Kevin Tsujihara, President, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. "Warner Bros.' move to exclusively release in the Blu-ray disc format is a strategic decision focused on the long term and the most direct way to give consumers what they want," said Meyer. "The window of opportunity for high-definition DVD could be missed if format confusion continues to linger. We believe that exclusively distributing in...
  • Much (HD) Ado About Nothing

    08/23/2007 8:06:16 AM PDT · by genefromjersey · 3 replies · 865+ views
    The Inside Straight ^ | 08/23/07 | vanity
    On a very dull morning, I decided to explore the much-touted High Definition channels. Big mistake.
  • HDTV choices not all black and white ( Bigger is better )

    05/28/2007 7:39:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 44 replies · 2,150+ views
    rmn...Daily Camera ^ | May 28, 2007 | Todd Neff
    physicist says multiple factors affect picture quality. If you own a high-definition TV, don't read Edward Kelley's new tipsheet for folks in the market for plasma, LCD and other high-end displays. He doesn't want to ruin your day. Kelley is a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Flat Screen Display Laboratory in Boulder. He wrote most of what one in the industry called "a bible" for the industrial testing and certification of flat-panel screens. Kelley's tipsheet opens sternly, with an all-caps warning. "SOME PEOPLE HAVE FOUND THAT THE FOLLOWING MATERIAL HAS REDUCED THEIR ABILITY TO ENJOY THEIR...
  • What's the Matter with HDMI?

    05/19/2007 9:16:19 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies · 484+ views
    Audioholics ^ | May 18, 2007 | Kurt Demke
    How the designers of the HDMI standard screwed up, and what's to be done about it. HDMI is a format which was designed primarily to serve the interests of the content-provider industries, not to serve the interests of the consumer. The result is a mess, and in particular, the signal is quite hard to route and switch, cable assemblies are unnecessarily complicated, and distance runs are chancy. Why is this, and what did the designers of the standard do wrong? And what can we do about it? The story begins with another badly-developed standard, DVI. A few years ago, there...
  • Blu-ray aims to oust DVDs within three years ~ "Within three years it will just be Blu-ray,"......

    03/15/2007 1:50:22 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 36 replies · 511+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Mar 15, 2007 1:34PM EDT | Lucas van Grinsven, European Technology Correspondent
    HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - The Blu-ray disc association said on Thursday it aimed to replace the DVD storage format within three years. "Within three years it will just be Blu-ray," Frank Simonis, the Blu-ray Disc Association's European chairman, said at the CeBIT technology trade show. Blu-ray, which offers five times more storage capacity than DVDs for storing high definition films and other content, will first have to beat the rival HD-DVD format which offers somewhat lower storage capacity but claims cheaper production of players, burners and discs. Measured in the number of players, Blu-ray is already well ahead of HD...
  • Today: All New TVs Must Have Digital Tuners (March 1, 2007)

    03/04/2007 6:07:12 AM PST · by Las Vegas Dave · 54 replies · 1,369+ views ^ | March 1, 2007 | Phillip Swann
    Washington, D.C. (March 1, 2007) -- Today is D-Day. D for Digital TV tuners, that is. Starting today, any new television that has an analog tuner must also include a Digital TV tuner. Previously, the Digital TV tuner rule affected sets over 25 inches, but now it covers all including the smallest of sets. The rule is designed to accelerate the nation's transition to Digital TV signals on February 17, 2009. On that day, Americans will need either a Digital TV or an 'analog-to-digital' converter box to get their signals. (Note: Cable and satellite boxes will be able to convert...
  • Shopping for HDMI cables: who do retailers think they're kidding? Our price list inside.

    02/20/2007 8:38:50 AM PST · by george76 · 45 replies · 1,771+ views
    opposable thumbs ^ | February 19, 2007 | Ben Kuchera
    Everyone is talking about HDMI with the release of the PS3, and it's worth talking about; many people don't know that much about the cables or the connections. Heck, I've talked to people who don't realize that their PS3 will look better if they upgrade their composite cables that come with the system. I'm not going to try to break down the entire issue of cabling because it's a broad one, but if you're looking to buy an HDMI cable, just pay attention to the fact that there are stores that will rob you and others that won't. When I...
  • High-Def Is the Word at Electronics Show

    01/07/2006 8:08:19 PM PST · by george76 · 143 replies · 3,175+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | Jan 7 | GARY GENTILE
    The wraps came off high-definition DVD players at this year's annual Consumer Electronics Show, offering the final component to replicate the movie theater experience at home. And while a fierce DVD format war likely will delay the mass adoption of such devices, digital video is here to stay - the Consumer Electronics Association trade group estimates 25 million U.S. homes will have a high-def TV set by year's end. But big, expensive flat-panel sets aside, this year's gadget show offered plenty of smaller screens for video... Yahoo Inc., DirecTV, Starz Entertainment Group and Sony were also among the companies getting...
  • Big LCD TVs take center stage at Electronics Show

    01/08/2007 12:39:41 PM PST · by george76 · 77 replies · 2,223+ views
    Yahoo... ^ | Jan 8 | Franklin Paul and Philipp Gollner
    Televisions grabbed the spotlight at the Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday with companies showcasing everything from super-sized models for the red-hot LCD market to technology enabling TVs to play video straight from the Internet. A slew of consumer electronics makers introduced bigger flat-screen TVs, while others highlighted products to enhance viewing, such as a DVD player that could be a bridge between rival formats for next-generation video discs. Sharp Corp showed off a 108-inch high-definition LCD television to rival a 100-inch model introduced only hours earlier by LG Electronics Inc. Sharp said its was the biggest yet among liquid crystal...
  • Nardelli Out As Boss at Home Depot

    01/03/2007 3:49:14 PM PST · by seacapn · 109 replies · 1,889+ views
    CBS News ^ | Jan. 3, 2007 | HARRY R. WEBER
    (AP) Dogged by criticism of his hefty pay and his company's poor stock performance, Bob Nardelli abruptly resigned as chairman and chief executive of The Home Depot Inc. after six years at the helm of the world's largest home improvement store chain, the company said Wednesday. But he didn't leave empty-handed: the Atlanta-based company said Nardelli would receive a severance package worth roughly $210 million, an amount decried by some lawmakers as a golden parachute that sends the wrong message to investors. "It's a sign of being totally out of touch," said Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., the incoming chairman of...
  • System backup

    11/04/2006 3:23:33 AM PST · by don-o · 52 replies · 1,653+ views
    Little House on Unaka | November 4, 2006 | don-o
    Soliciting advice and instructions on what is the best way to backup a PC. I have two computers and two hard drives on each.Yes, I have done a Google, but I would like the advice from Freepers who have helped many of us with out computer questions over the years. Is there a way to make an exact copy of my OS, including programs and all data, and "paste" it onto the other hard drive? I read about backing up data; what about backing up everyting? Apologizing in advance for asking a stupid question. But, the weekend is when I...
  • How To Wipe Your Hard Drive

    09/03/2006 8:58:26 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 93 replies · 5,122+ views
    Future Intelligence ^ | August 10th, 2006 | Peter Warren
    Erasing data from a computer is not as simple as the manufacturers would have you believe. Just deleting it or reformatting the hard drive does not remove the data, and the secure removal of data about individuals by companies is now a legal requirement. There are a number of methods used to "delete" data from a hard drive. These methods do not remove the data, they simply make space available for the system to use when next required. The data remains on the disk. Readily available software tools can be used to restore the data. Some are even free. When...
  • Study Identifies Potential Drug Target For Huntington's Disease

    07/31/2006 5:14:32 PM PDT · by annie laurie · 1 replies · 198+ views
    ScienceDaily ^ | July 30, 2006 | Massachusetts General Hospital
    An enzyme known to be critical for the repair of damaged cells and the maintenance of cellular energy may be a useful target for new strategies to treat Huntington's disease (HD) and other disorders characterized by low cellular energy levels. In the August issue of Chemistry & Biology, a research team from the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND) describes their discovery of a novel inhibitor of Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP1) and their findings that PARP1 inhibitors can protect HD-affected cells from damage in laboratory assays. "While PARP1 is essential for the repair of damaged DNA, we also know that,...
  • Sunnyvale Company Provides Digital Key (For When Broadcast TV is Not Available to Regular TVs)

    12/02/2005 1:35:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 43 replies · 1,080+ views ^ | Wed, Nov. 30, 2005 | Mike Langberg
    Zoran, a little-known chip company in Sunnyvale, is providing a big service to Silicon Valley by smoothing the long and bumpy road from analog to digital television. In about three years, all the familiar analog VHF and UHF channels -- such as 2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 36 and 44 in the Bay Area -- will go away and the stations now at those numbers will be available only on digital channels. That's potentially a big problem for the estimated 15 million households who get their television over the air through rabbit ears or roof antennas. Those folks won't be...
  • Season Finale: Rome, Episode 12, Kalends of February 9PM EST---Legio XIII Forever!

    11/20/2005 3:52:19 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 224 replies · 7,681+ views
    HBO ^ | 20 NOV 2005 | dcbryan1
    As a result of their arena exploits, Pullo and Vorenus have become heroes to the Roman rank and file, causing Caesar to reward those he normally would punish. Pullo's unexpected return to Vorenus' household is not appreciated by his former slave Eirene. Caesar decides to overhaul the Senate by adding some unexpected new faces, to the chagrin of the old guard. And Servilia hurdles the final obstacle in her ambitious revenge scenario, at Niobe's expense.
  • Vanity: New episode of "ROME" on HBO-HD tonight (Episode 9: UTICA)-GGG Ping!

    10/30/2005 5:31:07 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 24 replies · 1,326+ views
    HBO ^ | 30 OCT 05 | dcbryan1
    Episode 9: Utica With Scipio and Cato defeated, Caesar returns home to a hero's welcome. Vorenus and Pullo's showdown with local thug Erastes gets an unexpected reprieve from Caesar. Servilia's plan to use Octavia to unearth a secret about Caesar backfires. Don't miss the all new episode "Utica", Sunday, October 30th at 9PM ET.
  • HBO-HD shows "ROME", Episodes 6, 7, 8 tonight in prelude to new episode "UTICA" 30 OCT.

    10/28/2005 6:35:34 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 9 replies · 1,265+ views
    HBO ^ | 28 OCT 05 | DCBRYAN1
    Tonight, HBO-HD (HBO 1) shows Rome Episodes 6, 7, 8 in a run up to the new episode "Utica". Episode 6: Egeria Synopsis With Caesar chasing Pompey in Greece, Mark Antony is in Rome pushing through laws on his behalf - insisting that the few remaining senators agree to anoint the general "co-Consul," free more slaves and create more jobs for the populace. The senior senator protests, arguing that such efforts would be too expensive. "Only to those few rich men that own all the land," Antony replies, "and they will have the consolation of doing something eminently patriotic." Niobe...
  • Anyone watching ROME on HBO? (HBO HD showing episodes 4 and 5 tonight)

    10/25/2005 4:36:38 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 71 replies · 1,414+ views
    HBO ^ | 25 OCT 05 | DCBRYAN1
    Episode 4 and 5 tonight in HD! Episode 4: Stealing from Saturn: Here we are, refugees in our own land," Cicero says to Pompey and his supporters, anxiously settling into their makeshift camp south of Rome. "We are not refugees, we are maneuvering," Pompey responds sharply, before explaining his strategy to the men: without gold, Caesar will have to resort to violence, and once the blood starts to spill, the people will turn on him with a vengeance. "While he is fighting mobs in the forum, I will be gathering an army the like of which he has never seen!"...
  • (VANITY) Internal or External HD? (VANITY)

    07/21/2005 2:58:05 PM PDT · by birbear · 25 replies · 368+ views
    7/21/05 | me
    Hey there Tech Freepers. I need your help once again. I seem to have a bad hard drive, and am looking to replace it. I was going to go internal probably with a 120gig EIDE 7200 RPM job. But looking around, I see that externals aren't too much more and are just as fast. This would be the second HD in the system. What are the pros/cons about going external? Mainly this second drive would be used for data files, but maybe some applications. What's the good advice from the Freeper experts on the subject? Thanks...again!
  • Cleaning out the hard drive?

    07/18/2005 8:46:21 PM PDT · by The Other Harry · 16 replies · 737+ views
    July 18, 2005 | self / vanity
    I went through a period where I downloaded some pornography. None of it was illegeal, but I want it gone. I mean GONE. From what I have read, you can think you have deleted something, but the remnants of that file are still there. Advice?
  • Cablevision to Shut Down VOOM

    04/08/2005 4:26:14 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 10 replies · 851+ views
    Associated Press | April 8, 2005
    Cablevision Systems Corp., a New York area cable TV provider, said it would proceed with a shutdown of its money-losing satellite TV venture called Voom. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission released early Friday, Cablevision said the service would no longer be available to customers as of April 30. The move represented a defeat for Cablevision's chairman and founder Charles Dolan, who had championed the service. His son James, Cablevision's CEO, had sided with board members who opposed it, leading to a bitter family feud. Investors, who had long been skeptical about Voom's prospects, applauded the...
  • How ATA security functions jeopardize your HD data

    04/02/2005 6:57:57 PM PST · by Bobalu · 10 replies · 4,793+ views
    C'T Magazine ^ | 4-2-05 | Harald Bogeholz
    This German article is translated to English. Harald Bögeholz At Your Disservice How ATA security functions jeopardize your data With most notebooks it is possible to secure the hard disk against unauthorized access with the aid of a password. Without the latter the disk, even when inserted into another computer, won't divulge its data. In the meantime this security function has become a feature of all 3.5" ATA hard disks and can hence be used - and abused - on desktop PCs! One morning the screen stays blank - disk boot failure, insert system disk and press Enter. Could it...
  • Apple planning High-Definition Video Network via satellite and Internet?

    03/23/2005 2:28:36 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 384+ views ^ | March 23, 2005
    More dirt about Apple's HD Video Network initiative The more we look into these developing rumors of Apple's planned HDVN high-defintion content delivery system, with each new report this is becoming one of the biggest stories in our 11 years dishing dirt -- right up there with Mac OS X, the iMac, the iPod....yeah, that big. Seriously. Apple's interest in satellite HD content delivery has become more than obvious. Just a note to Phil Schiller and company: your (potential) competitors are taking notice! Just because Apple rebuffed Sirius is by no means an indication that Apple isn't interested in...
  • Plastic Wrap Barrier Causes Motorcycle Crash

    07/19/2004 9:01:53 AM PDT · by BluegrassScholar · 239 replies · 5,589+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | July 16, 2004 | DARRYL ENRIQUEZ
    Town of Waukesha - Motorcyclist Daniel Buckel was within 10 feet when he saw the potential disaster stretched across a dark and foggy rural road just ahead. Disbelief turned to fear, then anger, as Buckel's 2-year-old motorcycle hit a barrier of kitchen-variety plastic wrap that was wound thickly from traffic pole to traffic pole on opposite sides of Guthrie Road, south of Highway I. The clear plastic trap, which was 3 to 4 feet above the two-lane road south of Waukesha, sent both Buckel and his passenger, girlfriend Theresa Brzykcy, into a bloody slide across the asphalt. "It's appalling, and...
  • Boycott call not hurting rally interest (Janklow - Sturgis related)

    06/25/2004 1:30:07 AM PDT · by leadpenny · 14 replies · 382+ views
    Rapid City Journal ^ | 25 June 04 | Bill Cissell, Journal Staff Writer
    Boycott call not hurting rally interest By Bill Cissell, Journal Staff Writer STURGIS - A call by some motorcycle riders for a boycott of the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally doesn't seem to have hurt interest, and this year's event may be one of the largest in the 64-year history of the August gathering, local and state officials say. This year's rally officially runs Aug. 9-15, but the weeks immediately before and after the rally typically are only a little less hectic. The calls for the boycott came in protest of the sentencing of former Rep. Bill Janklow, R-S.D., for the...
  • Streetwise: Most American men want a Harley

    04/23/2004 10:13:44 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 399 replies · 1,373+ views
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | Friday, April 23, 2004 | Lauren Rudd
    What do men want more than anything else? No, not that ... well maybe that also; but that is not the topic of today's column. According to a survey of 1,000 men nationwide, besides wanting more money and keeping their wives happy, six out of 10 men dreamed of owning a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Steve Piehl, Harley-Davidson communication director, said, "When asked why they had not bought one, there were some interesting answers such as, 'My wife won't let me,' 'I don't have the time' and the one that really drives us crazy, 'Don't they cost at least $20,000?' " The...
  • Best method to erase hard drive

    12/09/2003 11:52:02 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 32 replies · 1,763+ views
    12/9/03 | TC
    I've tried everything I can think of and continue to become more and more locked by a virus. Since it won't allow me internet access I'm using another station. Time to abort and erase. Haven't cleaned off an HD for a long time and want to get this over with. Made a Windows start-up disc before it became critical. Using 98se and 6.22. What's the best way to do this? Thanks TC