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June 19, 2009

LOTD for June 19

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:07 pm

Facebook and Google have taken measures to enable Iranian protesters to get their message out:
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2009/06/facebook-google-go-persian-helping-irans-activists/

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei threatened election protesters with violence:
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2009/06/iran-supremo-threatens-demonstrators/

The tensions over Iran have led to huge increases in conventional arms sales to the Middle East:
http://warisboring.com/?p=2287#more-2287

Israel’s kamikaze robot is selling like crazy–the one-way robotic aircraft hovers while looking for things like air defense radars (sending back surveillance video), then dives at its target and explodes:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/19/harop_paris_airshow/

Eye-tracking technology could detect drivers that are beginning to fall asleep at the wheel and this also could be useful for medical diagnostics and gaming:
http://www.theengineer.co.uk/Articles/311773/Eye-tracking+could+warn+drowsing+drivers+.htm

Canadian Mom fought off a cougar with her bare hands to save her 3-year-old daughter:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090617/wl_canada_afp/canadaanimalattackchild_20090617234455

Man went to an open house and returned on a later day to the house and asked the owner to let him take a look at the hot tub and pool…and he was caught “servicing” himself in the jacuzzi and the owner called police:
http://www.baristanet.com/2009/06/house_hunter_gets_naked_in_jac.php#more

David Archuleta’s Dad tried to claim that he was getting a legitimate massage…but police arrested him when they caught him with his pants down while he was receiving “services”:
http://www.usmagazine.com/news/david-archuletas-dad-busted-for-hiring-a-hooker-2009176

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