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  • Laughing at the Axis of Evil is Funny No More

    12/30/2014 7:34:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | December 30, 2014 | John Ransom
    Sony Pictures is triumphant today because their release of the North Korea-inspired comedy The Interview by Seth Rogen and James Franco had an estimated sales of $15 million over the weekend from largely online sales. The movie was schedule to be released in about 3,000 theaters, but because of “terror” threats, it was released in a limited number of theaters and online.The revenue is about $5,000 per canceled theater, or about 300 people per theatre. Kind of light traffic for a new release with a great deal of publicity surrounding it. Count it another triumph however for a renegade state...
  • Inside the US Nuclear Silos Where Floppy Disk Are Still High-Tech

    04/28/2014 7:48:06 AM PDT · by lbryce · 62 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | April 28, 2014 | Jamie Condliffe
    It's not very often you get to see inside a US Air Force nuclear silobut CBS recently got to take a peek for us. In this video, Lesley Stahl finds that they're not quite as high-tech as you might like to think. This segment, which you can watch below, appeared on 60 Minutes, and it provides a rare glimpse into the inner working of America's nuclear bunkers. Cozying up with the ageing rockets, two things are striking. First, the staff don't seem wildly experienced. Second, the technology down there still relies on 5.25-inch 8-inch floppy disks from the 70s. Thank...
  • Donor to Groups Devoted to Reducing U.S. Nuclear Stockpile Receives Scientific Achievement Award

    02/03/2014 7:24:12 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 16 replies
    FREEBEACON.COM ^ | February 3, 2014 5:34 pm | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    A donor to a Democratic representative and a number of groups devoted to reducing the U.S. nuclear stockpile received a prestigious White House award for scientific achievement on Monday. Article Link: Donor to Groups Devoted to Reducing U.S. Nuclear Stockpile Receives Scientific Achievement Award | Washington Free Beacon ( with Article Posting Assistant: (