Howto Geek has a great article on getting started in amateur astronomy.
Disconnect is a browser add-on that helps keep you safe from “side-jacking” and “widget-jacking” and the like.
Great story about decrypting a 250-year old manusscript and what was found inside.
From my hometown newspaper, the state of Ohio has a bill in the works that would ban traffic cameras statewide! This is good news for a variety of reasons, not the least of which (and cited in the article) is the inability to face your accuser in court. This has always bothered me about traffic cameras, even if there were no other privacy concerns with them.
Just a quick note to let everyone know I found a cool feature of Google Reader – it keeps the last 1000 posts for a given feed! This means that I am importing posts all the way back to 2006 into the current iteration of the blog. The sad part? I have to do it by hand, as the importers don’t handle the file properly.
Wow! Hackers apparently used poor security and DNS hijacks to steal $12,000 worth of bitcoin. Incredible story about the bitcoin heist.
This is so incredibly cool. Definitely added to my “want” list 😉