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Stuxnet Worm Used Against Iran Was Tested in Israel
Operations at Israel’s Dimona complex are among the strongest clues that the Stuxnet computer worm was an American-Israeli project to sabotage the Iranian nuclear program.
Astrological sign of the times | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
Antiscience | astrology | Sometimes, I'm not even sure where to begin with something. OK. So this afternoon I see on Twitter that the word "zodiac" is trending, meaning lots of
For all those muttering about the Astrology change or whatever.Posted on 2011-01-15T23:37:43+0000
Decorators and timing your code | Hasnain Lakhani's Blog
Note: This is the first post in the Bulk Tag Generation in Python series. This post is fairly technical and covers some important programming concepts, but it's
MIT OpenCourseWare introduces courses designed for independent learners
Great news. Looking forward to more inspiring material...Posted on 2011-01-14T22:20:41+0000
Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior - WSJ.com
Can a regimen of no playdates, no TV, no computer games, and hours of music practice create happy kids? And what happens when they fight back? An exclusive excerpt from Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.
Very interesting read on education and parenting.
Usama Javed Mirza
The Dubai Job: Big Issues: GQ
Monday, January 18, 2010. Morning At 6:45 a.m., the first members of an Israeli hit squad land at Dubai International Airport and fan out through the city to await further instructions. Over the next nineteen hours, the rest of the team—at least twenty-seven members—will arrive on flights from Zuric
The private keys used for signing games to run on the PS3. Hello, homebrew code on the PS3.
(if anyone's still wondering, you must have an EPIC FAIL at security for your private keys to be mathematically reversed. these were not leaked)Posted on 2011-01-04T13:14:36+0000
Great Rose Bowl Hoax
Type: College Prank.Summary: Caltech students succeeded in altering the University of Washington’s halftime flip-card routine during the 1961 Rose Bowl in order to read “CALTECH”.