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  • Niall Ferguson: The 6 killer apps of prosperity

    03/22/2012 12:16:46 PM PDT · by bigbob · 14 replies · 1+ views
    TED dot com ^ | Sept. 2011 | Niall Ferguson
    Over the past few centuries, Western cultures have been very good at creating general prosperity for themselves. Historian Niall Ferguson asks: Why the West, and less so the rest? He suggests half a dozen big ideas from Western culture -- call them the 6 killer apps -- that promote wealth, stability and innovation. And in this new century, he says, these apps are all shareable. History is a curious thing, and Niall Ferguson investigates not only what happened but why. 20 minute video at the link
  • iPhone - Killer App - For your Rifle (Pix)

    07/14/2009 10:31:19 PM PDT · by cakid1 · 9 replies · 607+ views
    CBS 47 News ^ | 7-14-09 | Cakid1
    iPhone App - Killer Accessory for your Rifle Apple now has over 1.5 billion apps for the new iPhone. But this one may take the cake. With the right app - you can mount your iPhone (inside of a protective case) on a M110 semiautomatic sniper rifle. The app then gives you detailed ballistic calculations.