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December 6, 2008

LOTD for December 5

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 1:34 am

Amazing new technique developed by Cornell researchers uses cow poop (which is available in LARGE quantities today!) to remove toxic hydrogen sulfide from biogas:
http://www.rdmag.com/ShowPR.aspx?PUBCODE=014&ACCT=1400000101&ISSUE=0812&RELTYPE=IDN&PRODCODE=00000000&PRODLETT=BX&CommonCount=0

The new generation of terrorists, called “Facebook terrorists” because of their use of social networking sites to communicates, pose new problems for security forces:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/3545065/Facebook-terrorists-pose-new-challenges-warns-general.html

Top US Army sargeants do not think that autonomous robot soldiers are a good idea:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/12/the-armys-comma.htm

It is sad how the Coast Guard cutters have deteriorated so significantly due to underfunding and poor management:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/12/coastie-cutters.html

AT&T is looking to choose a single operating system for their smartphones and it appears that they will choose Symbian instead of Android, Windows Mobile, or other options like how they are using Java now:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/154978/atandt_hopes_for_single_smartphone_os.html

Sprint is going to offer dual-mode CDMA/WiMAX modems as early as this month!
http://www.rcrwireless.com/article/20081205/WIRELESS/812049987/1090/-sprint-4g-on-tap-cdma-wimax-modems-to-hit-store-shelves-this-year

Woman is in critical condition because her husband accidentally shot her *while they were having sex*. He’s assaulted her before, so police are questioning whether or not this was actually an accident:
http://www.wlwt.com/news/18196466/detail.html

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