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  • Source Code for Ellie Light Emails

    01/25/2010 7:52:45 AM PST · by The Big Boo · 82 replies · 3,406+ views
    Hot Air Blog ^ | 1/25/2009 | Ed Morrissey
    From – Mon Jan 25 06:42:56 2010 X-Account-Key: account11 X-UIDL: UID204928-1203640919 X-Mozilla-Status: 0001 X-Mozilla-Status2: 00000000 X-Mozilla-Keys: Return-path: Envelope-to: hotair@edmorrissey.com Delivery-date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 07:38:46 -0500 Received: from tosh-PC (host11-164-dynamic.59-82-r.retail.telecomitalia.it [82.59.164.11]) by (Postfix) with SMTP id DBC0C1E1C6AB Mon, 25 Jan 2010 06:38:30 -0600 (CST) Received: from [82.59.164.11] by web335.mail.yahoo.com via HTTP; Mon, 25 Jan 2010 12:22:20 GMT Message-Id: Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 08:22:20 -0400 From: “Ellie Light” User-Agent: Mozilla 2.0 (Macintosh; I; 68K) MIME-Version: 1.0
  • Who Is Ellie Light: Plain Dealer Reporter Details Obama Operative and Astroturfer

    01/23/2010 11:44:38 AM PST · by PittsburghAfterDark · 239 replies · 8,658+ views
    Cleveland Plain Dealer Reporter Blogs ^ | January 23, 2010 | Sabrina Eaton
    An interesting phenomenon has been occuring in various newspaper "Letters to the Editor" pages. A woman with the same name has had letters published in no fewer than 9 newspapers praising Obama while using various city and location residences. Now it's one thing if the person(s) name was something like John Brown, Steve Smith, Amy Jones or any other number of common name combination. However the name being used is Ellie Light. This may seem like much about nothing except for one small thing. The only Ellie Light that FReepers were able to locate by Lexis-Nexis or internet searches were...
  • Hallelujah, Light Has Come - A Savior Sent to Save Us Has Come!

    12/24/2009 8:24:12 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 5 replies · 356+ views
    The world which sat in darkness has seen a Great Light... Enjoy the song.
  • Mysterious light appears over Norway before Obama Peace Prize speech....

    12/09/2009 2:16:09 PM PST · by TaraP · 65 replies · 2,910+ views
    The Examner ^ | December 9th, 2009
    A mysterious spiral of light has appeared in northern Norway one day before President Obama arrives to give his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Oslo. The spiral has baffled experts who do not believe it is related to the Aurora Borealis. Speculation that it is a rocket launched by the Russian Northern Fleet has been denied by Russian authorities. Similarly the Norwegian military has claimed no knowledge of any rocket launches in the area. There has been speculation that it may be some exotic weapon system, the opening of a space-time portal, or even UFO activity. Obama’s arrival in...
  • Upset about FirstEnergy's pricey, hand-delivered light bulbs? You ain't seen nothing yet

    11/16/2009 4:08:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies · 2,160+ views
    Cleveland.com ^ | 11/08/09 | Kevin OBrien
    Upset about FirstEnergy's pricey, hand-delivered light bulbs? You ain't seen nothing yetBy Kevin OBrien October 08, 2009, 3:59AM There was a time when you and I could be trusted to change a light bulb. In those days, powerful people who made weighty decisions understood that if a light bulb burned out, even the dimmest of us common folk would know enough to remove it from its socket, choose a suitable replacement and install it. Apparently all of the weighty decisions have been made, because powerful people have now worked their way down to telling us what kind of light bulb...
  • Shrimp's eye points way to better DVDs

    10/25/2009 3:27:05 PM PDT · by decimon · 37 replies · 1,252+ views
    Reuters ^ | Oct 25, 2009 | Ben Hirschler
    LONDON (Reuters) – The amazing eyes of a giant shrimp living on Australia's Great Barrier Reef could hold the key to developing a new type of super high-quality DVD player, British scientists said on Sunday. Mantis shrimps, dubbed "thumb splitters" by divers because of their vicious claws, have the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom. They can see in 12 primary colors, four times as many as humans, and can also detect different kinds of light polarization -- the direction of oscillation in light waves.
  • The light bulb that lasts 25 years: ... but it will cost you £30

    10/24/2009 10:08:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 63 replies · 2,009+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/24/09 | David Derbyshire
    It could be the breakthrough that finally has consumers warming to the energy-saving light bulb. A version that brightens up instantly, costs just 88p a year to run and lasts up to 25 years has gone on sale in Britain for the first time. The only catch is that the new LED bulb will cost £30.
  • Smart windows convert light to energy

    10/23/2009 11:53:38 PM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies · 721+ views
    Highlights in Chemical Science ^ | 21 October 2009 | Fay Nolan-Neylan
    Increasing energy demands and concerns about global warming mean that the sun is an important inexhaustible and clean energy source. Dye sensitised solar cells (DSSCs) have proved to be a highly efficient and low-cost option for conversion of sunlight to energy. Ruthenium dye photosensitisers have given the highest power conversion efficiency in the past but they are not very environmentally friendly and supply is limited, explains Eric Diau at the National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Diau and his team took inspiration from nature by developing a dye based on porphyrin - a component of chlorophyll, which gives plants their green...
  • Trapped light rattles its cage

    10/19/2009 12:32:56 AM PDT · by neverdem · 5 replies · 745+ views
    Nature News ^ | 18 October 2009 | Zeeya Merali
    Crystals that can confine both light and vibrations could create better biosensors.The crystal traps vibrations and light in the same place.Eichenfield M., et al. Light and mechanical vibrations have been imprisoned together for the first time ever in the same place. An artificial crystal that traps both could lead to ultra-sensitive biosensors, create an interface for devices on a chip and provide an elegant cooling mechanism to help test quantum limits. The communications industry has long used specially patterned materials, called photonic crystals, to guide light through optical fibres. Similar structures, known as phononic crystals, manipulate mechanical vibrations and are...
  • First black hole for light created on Earth

    10/14/2009 11:23:47 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 33 replies · 1,157+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 10/14/09 | Anil Ananthaswamy
    An electromagnetic "black holeMovie Camera" that sucks in surrounding light has been built for the first time. The device, which works at microwave frequencies, may soon be extended to trap visible light, leading to an entirely new way of harvesting solar energy to generate electricity. A theoretical design for a table-top black hole to trap light was proposed in a paper published earlier this year by Evgenii Narimanov and Alexander Kildishev of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Their idea was to mimic the properties of a cosmological black hole, whose intense gravity bends the surrounding space-time, causing any nearby...
  • THE DRAGON HAS OPENED HIS MOUTH

    08/05/2009 12:28:00 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 17 replies · 1,569+ views
    Bible and The Comforter ^ | Jesus the author and finisher
    A Bourbon ( Blasphemous name " Harlot "Rev 13:2 ) , a brawl ( Rev 13:7) a drink of death( Rev 13:2) , A wound to the head ! But truly only an upset (Rev13:3), For truly what you are about to behold , Is the book and words of Revelation about to unfold , A scroll revealed and come to pass , A man that appears as a jackass , (beast , False hosanna )(Rev13:4) , A false hosanna come to call , Many will follow many will fall , But to the wise true worshippers that see !...
  • Red light cameras now check for insurance, too

    07/02/2009 6:23:39 PM PDT · by optiguy · 103 replies · 1,938+ views
    AOL ^ | Jun 29th 2009 | Tom Barlow
    Red light cameras now check for insurance, tooDrive without insurance? Then you'd better stay out of Ohio, where the state is considering a program that uses red-light cameras and insurance company databases to check passing traffic for uninsured motorists. The system would use license plate numbers to verify driver insurance. According to the Columbus Dispatch, officials in Chicago, who are considering the same system, from InsureNet of Novi, Michigan, think that such a program could generate $200 million in additional revenue for the Windy City. When the system identifies an uninsured motorist, the driver would be sent a letter instructing...
  • White House announces new lighting standards

    06/29/2009 4:49:42 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 103 replies · 4,759+ views
    State-Run Associated Press ^ | 6/29/09 | LIZ SIDOTI
    WASHINGTON -- Aiming to keep the focus on climate change legislation, President Barack Obama put a plug in for administration efforts to make lamps and lighting equipment use less energy. "I know light bulbs may not seem sexy, but this simple action holds enormous promise because 7 percent of all the energy consumed in America is used to light our homes and businesses," the president said, standing alongside Energy Secretary Steven Chu at the White House.
  • "Light Of The World"

    06/07/2009 8:35:53 AM PDT · by OneVike · 12 replies · 482+ views
    Post Scripts ^ | 6/7/09 | OneVike
    When a person thinks about light, usually the first thing that will come to mind is the sun. We have been taught that the sun is the center of the solar system and thus it is the light of the world. This ball of fire that life on earth depends upon, is so massive in size that it contains 99.85% of all the matter in the Solar System, or 332,800 times that of earth. The distance from earth to the sun is 93,000,000 miles, which would take you 71 years to travel going 150 mph. The sun creates energy...
  • New Way Of Reading Light With Help Locate Earth-like Planets Around Other Stars

    05/15/2009 7:24:25 AM PDT · by mnehring · 3 replies · 245+ views
    ScienceDaily (May 12, 2009) — Thanks to the ability of astronomers to detect the presence of extrasolar planets orbiting distant stars, scientists today are able to examine hundreds of solar systems. Now researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass. have created an "astro-comb" to help astronomers detect lighter planets, more like Earth, around distant stars.
  • Soldiers Bring Light to Afghan Marketplace

    04/28/2009 5:08:53 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 305+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, USA
    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan, April 28, 2009 – A busy marketplace is a common sight in the city of Nangalam during the day, but as night falls, the lack of electricity turns the bustling Konar province commercial center into a ghost town. “By 6 p.m. all the shops would close and people would head back home, that way they wouldn’t be frightened by the [anti-Afghanistan forces], or injured when they were walking down a dark street,” said Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert Campos of the 416th Civil Affairs Battalion, based in San Diego, Calif. In order to increase security and...
  • "The Light Shines in the Darkness" (Sermon for Good Friday--Tenebrae Vespers)

    04/10/2009 8:44:21 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 6 replies · 1,041+ views
    April 10, 2009 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Light Shines in the Darkness” (John 1:5)Tonight we are doing the traditional Good Friday evening service called “Tenebrae.” The Latin word, “tenebrae,” means “shadows” or “darkness.” This is the Service of the Shadows, the Service of Darkness--increasing darkness, as the service goes along. This reminds us of the darkness that came over the land when Christ was hanging on the cross, the great darkness that occurred when the author of life was put to death. And then his lifeless body was placed in the tomb, and night fell, and all was darkness and shadows. The loud noise at the...
  • Light At The End Of The Tunnel (From Nouriel Roubini, AKA Dr. Doom, Man who predicted the meltdown)

    04/03/2009 12:45:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies · 2,518+ views
    Forbes ^ | 4/2/2009 | Nouriel Roubini
    I was interviewed on Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on my views on the economy, the stock market, the problems with the banks, the Geithner plan and whether there's light at the end of the tunnel. As I pointed out in the interview, the rate of economic contraction will slow from the -6% of the first quarter to a figure closer to -2%. And next year the economic recovery will be so weak--growth below 1% and the unemployment rate peaking at 10%--that it will still feel like a recession even if we may be technically out of it. So, compared...
  • The Light of God [Devotional]

    02/15/2009 5:26:56 AM PST · by tenger · 1 replies · 177+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | February 15, 2009 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    God is light; in Him there is no darkness at all. 1 John 1:5 God is light but He is much more than that. In fact if you were to combine all of the attributes that we equate God (love, omnipotent, omniscient, wise, etc), He would still be more than all of that. But light is one of those characteristics that helps to reveal who we are as his Creation. When you shine pure light anywhere, there is no place to hide. The bigger and brighter the light source, the fewer places there are to shield ourselves. And yet, that's...
  • Lights go out as Britain bids farewell to the traditional bulb despite health fears about eco-bulbs

    01/06/2009 7:39:23 AM PST · by BGHater · 33 replies · 1,021+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 06 Jan 2009 | David Derbyshire
    Throughout war, disaster and recession, it has kept Britain illuminated for more than 120 years. But the traditional incandescent lightbulb is finally being switched off for the last time. Retailers have stopped replenishing stocks of conventional 100watt bulbs and will have run out within weeks. The voluntary withdrawal – part of a Government campaign to force people into buying low-energy fluorescent bulbs – follows the scrapping of the 150w bulb last year. The move has angered medical charities who say the low-energy alternatives can trigger a host of ailments, including migraines, epilepsy and skin rashes. The lightbulb revolution was first...