Sunday, November 28, 2010

WikiLeaks Defies U.S. Demands on Leaked Cables - CBS News

WikiLeaks Defies U.S. Demands on Leaked Cables - CBS News:
"The online website WikiLeaks said Sunday it will release of hundreds of thousands of classified State Department documents in defiance of U.S. demands not to publish the files.

The WikiLeaks website appeared to be inaccessible, and WikiLeaks said in its Twitter feed that it was experiencing a denial of service attack."

Banksy's Exit Through The Gift Shop

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Hipmunk: Better Flight Search

Hipmunk: Better Flight Search

"At Hipmunk, we make your experience a lot better. We're building better interfaces for searching, browsing, and filtering your flight search results."

Found on: TechCrunch

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Another Egg Recall

Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts > Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Conducts Voluntary Egg Recall:
"Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) today was notified by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that one of the Company’s suppliers, Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC, Croton, Ohio, had a routine environmental study sample which tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis (SE). Cal-Maine purchased approximately 24,000 dozen unprocessed eggs from Ohio Fresh which were processed and re-packaged by the Company’s Green Forest, Arkansas, facility between October 9 and 12, 2010, yet the Company was only notified today. The eggs involved, which were not produced from Cal-Maine flocks, were distributed to food wholesalers and retailers in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. There have been no confirmed SE illnesses related to the purchased eggs.

In cooperation with the FDA, Cal-Maine immediately notified its customers and recalled specific Julian dates of shell eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with SE. The following packages were included in this recall."

Symptoms of salmonella food poisoning include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and/or abdominal pain.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Las Vegas tunnel people

Night Panorama of the Las Vegas Strip, featuri...Image via Wikipedia
Las Vegas tunnel people: How 1,000 people live under shimmering strip | Mail Online:
"The tunnel people of Las Vegas: How 1,000 live in flooded labyrinth under Sin City's shimmering strip"

"Deep beneath Vegas’s glittering lights lies a sinister labyrinth inhabited by poisonous spiders and a man nicknamed The Troll who wields an iron bar.
But astonishingly, the 200 miles of flood are also home to 1,000 people who eke out a living in the strip’s dark underbelly."