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Quote for the day !

" The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time."

~ Jack London ~

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How true it is

I have been working for the government for many years now. My wife sent me this email that gave me a laugh today so I thought i would share.

When NASA first started sending up astronauts,
they quickly discovered that ball-point pens
would not work in zero gravity.

To combat this problem, NASA scientists spent a
decade and $12 billion developing a pen that writes in
zero gravity, upside-down, on almost any surface including

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I was just hunting UFOs, says Pentagon hacker

Over a two-year period, Gary McKinnon hacked into Pentagon, NASA and military systems

Interesting Article

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Solar power and you.. not likely.. :-)

I have been working on my BS degree in IT for about a year now with another year to go. One of the classes i am taking this quarter is a Hist & Meth. of Science. So far pretty interesting.

This weeks discussion topic is solar power / photovoltaic solutions for alternative home power. I was suprised at how much this option would cost. I think the idea of solar power /(PV) is a great “green

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Somethings not right

An interesting fact I found on a radio website,

For the second straight year, The Wiggles have beaten out AC/DC and Nicole Kidman as Australia’s top earners. The Wiggles earned $37 million last year, AC/DC made $18 million, and Kidman brought in just about $16 million.

Am I the only one that thinks this is wrong?

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Flugtag is coming to Maryland!

Saw some highlights on ESPN one night, This looks like a pretty cool event to see. I am trying to talk a couple co-workers into building one with me.


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3 Billion...

Is the Amount spent on cubicles per year, the largest share of office furniture sales.

Cubicle Article


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An interesting stat that I heard on CSPAN that was broadcasting a briefing / discussion on the latest budget. They had pointed out that Bush (43) has accumulated more national debt then all of the other 42 presidents combined. They stated that at the end of bush's first year we had about 5.8 Trillion in debt. at the current rate we are spending, we will be at 8.3 trillion by the end of this year with a projectory of about 11+ trillion by the time bush is ready to leave office. Fiscally responsible are we?

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Todays Simpsons Quote

Homer: Are you saying you're never going to eat any animal again? What about bacon?
Lisa: No.
Homer: Ham?
Lisa: No.
Homer: Pork chops?
Lisa: Dad, those all come from the same animal.
Homer: Heh heh heh. Ooh, yeah, right, Lisa. A wonderful, magical animal.


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Friday Quote

Marge: Homer, the plant called. They said if you don't show up tomorrow don't bother showing up on Monday.
Homer: Woo-hoo. Four-day weekend.

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