From “Ibex” (pseudonym of counter terrorist and insurgency specialist – I want a job title like his) writing in The Weekend Australian:
“Terrorists are showing the energy of desperation. Zarqawi sends out his closest lieutenants as suicide bombers – not much of a succession plan.”
I’ve worked in a few companies just like that.
Cleaning up hard drives
Not convinced that overwriting the files on your hard drive 164 times has quite done the trick of erasing your computing foot steps?
Try the method used by many military organizations, which have far more interesting top secret stuff to destroy than you, so they have far more convincing methods of destruction.
First, remove the iron-ore-covered discs from your hard drive assembly; second, grind the disks into powder; then mix the power with cement; then hand over your enhanced cement power to a local construction company to use in the foundations of new buildings.
Your used up magnetized iron ore is now safe and no-one will ever know your secrets.
Proportion of surveyed Americans who flush the toilet while sitting down on it – one in three.
In the interests of recording and preserving first hand accounts of historical events, anyone can now add stories of interest at memorywiki.org
Blogging the old fashioned way
Death defying business ideas
From Alan Rutman, in
“I urge all journalists, editors, producers to spend some time reporting on events that may not sell newspapers.”
Yes, that should fix everything.
A new site for folks in search of the good news, of which the MSM ignore, unless they are in need of a “dead donkey” filler on a quiet news day - try the happy news site.