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Dusk to dawn curfew imposed as Chile's looters run wild
(Top stories from Times desperation by the lack of water with the noise of homes crushed ice-cream store, told how the the night huddles of people
Online) and electricity. under waves or being impaled wall fell in at the Entre Curdas congregated outside and queued
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:11:03 AM The Mayor Jacqueline van by 20m (65ft) tall trees. bar where he was drinking. His to speak to volunteers who were
Rysselberghe said: "We need Another survivor has told of the friend Fernando Chamorro was taking down the names of
Chile officially appealed for food for the population. We are confusion that filled the town as one of five people who died earthquake victims and missing
international aid today as the without supplies, and if we don’t waves and aftershocks struck. when interior walls collapsed at persons, and broadcasting them
country's President Michelle resolve that we are going to have Two cars crashed head-on as the Corta Madero disco. on the radio with appeals for
Bachelet imposed a dusk to serious security problems during panicked residents tried to Sergio Cornejo, 25, a sociology them to contact their families.
d a w n c u r f e w i n t h e t w o the night," She warned of grave outrun the force of the student, ran from the 14th floor Concerns were mounting today
provinces closest to the epicentre "social tension" in the area. destruction. "People were going apartment where he and six for six Britons reported missing
of Saturday's earthquake and British aid workers are due to crazy," the woman said, with other students were staying as after the quake. Two British
tsunami and the death toll rose arrive in the region today, where tears in her eyes. "It was utter the quake hit, shaking the walls couples staying at the coastal
to over 700 people. around 1.5 million Chileans chaos." with a monstrous noise. resort of Pichilemu have yet to
The army was sent in overnight have been affected. The tremors Sebastian Pinera, the President- "I ran back in to find people, but contact their families two days
to help the overwhelmed police struck at 3.45am on Saturday, elect, said that the situation in the door had jammed shut and after the 8.8 magnitude quake.
force to deal with looters in causing buildings and roads to Concepcion was dangerous. we had to kick it down," said Kirsty Duff, from Stonehaven,
Chile’s second city, Concepcion, collapse and leaving 500,000 "When we have a catastrophe of Mr Cornejo. Aberdeenshire, and Dave
which was 70km from the homes severely damaged. As this magnitude, when there is no He said that his teacher, Raoul Sandercock, from Edinburgh,
epicentre of the quake. powerful aftershocks up to 6.9 in electricity and no water, the Nariteri, was killed when a both 25, arrived in the country
Chilean television has shown magnitude continue, many population becomes preoccupied falling beam hit his head in the three weeks ago, according to
images of supermarkets in thousands of people have spent and starts losing the sense of Tierra del Fuego restaurant in reports, while Andre Lanyon,
Concepcion that have been the last two nights sleeping public order," he said. Talca. His wake was due to be from Guernsey, and Laura
stripped of stock and looters outside in tents and makeshift Ms Bachelet, who is due to held later today. Hapgood, both 29, went to
making off with fridges and shelters, too afraid to return hand over power on March 11, The scenes of destruction in the Pichilemu on Friday.
plasma televisions. Teargas home. said that the air force was to little town intensified in the "We have been very worried.
intended to drive looters away Looting has been reported in the begin flying in food and vital aid centre, where in one place an We just keep watching the news
has hampered efforts to rescue coastal towns which have been to badly hit areas, some of entire row of houses had and hoping that they are
survivors from the nearby ruins hardest hit by the disaster, after which were largely cut off by the collapsed. Older houses were alright," said Valerie Lanyon,
of a toppled tower block. the earthquake was followed half quake. worst hit, and a large colonial Mr Lanyon's mother.
Guillermo Ramirez, military an hour later by a 2.6m (8ft Residents of the hard-hit town warehouse was ripped apart, Two other Britons — a woman
commander of the central Maule 6ins) tidal wave leaving fishing of Talca, 100km inland from the sheets of corrugated iron named Natalie Cass, and Tina
region, sent soldiers with boats stranded in the streets. quake epicentre, told The Times flapping off its girders. Cadwallader Lopes, who was in
megaphones to warn the 500,000 Pellehue, a coastal town with that there there was a cacophony "We don't have water or the resort with her Portuguese
inhabitants of Concepcion of 1,000 residents, is partially of explosions and sirens as the anything. No-one has appeared husband and two children —
the 9pm-6am curfew. buried in mud. The rest of it is earthquake hit at around 3.45am with help and we need more have also been reported missing.
"I would advise criminals not to no longer there, apparently on Saturday, when plenty of police to keep order. There are All are named on a website set
mess with the armed forces. Our washed away by the ferocious people were still out partying many people here who are up by The Surfer’s Cottage, an
response will be severe, but waves. and eating. robbing," said Ana, 78. eco-lodge for surfers in
within the context of the law," "The earth started shaking so "The power station exploded, we With mains power completely Pichilemu.
he told would-be looters. violently that we couldn't stand," saw many fires, car alarms were down there was no electric light A spokesman for Gordon
As they struggled to keep order, said one woman who escaped going off everywhere," said anywhere in Talca except at the Brown said the British Embassy
troops fired teargas and water the devastation. As she fled to Tomas Jorquera, 27. local Paloma Radio station,
cannons on residents driven to higher ground, the air was filled Pablo Avila, 22, who owns an which has a generator. Through DUSK page 4
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Rare Buddhist flower
Chile-Earthquake Tsunamis Smaller Than found under nun's
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that struck Friday—one of the that the full evacuation of Predicting Tsunamis From of feet above. (Take a tsunami Published: 1:33PM GMT 01
m o s t p o w e r f u l e v e r Hawaii was unnecessary," Chile Earthquake Difficult quiz.) Mar 2010
recorded—killed more than 700 S y o l a k i s t o l d N a t i o n a l The decision to evacuate "Measurements from these The Udumbara flower was
people and leveled cities. Yet the Geographic News by email. Hawaii was based purely on the buoys, located in deep water, found in the home of a Chinese
t s u n a m i s s p a w n e d b y t h e Geophysicist Emile Okal agreed tremendous power of the allow us to estimate the wave nun in Lushan Mountain, Jiangxi
earthquake were smaller than that the the tsunam spawned by earthquake in Chile, which at size and update the forecast province, China.
e x p e c t e d , l e a v i n g e x p e r t s the Chile earthquakei wasn't magnitude 8.8, was the fifth models," the University of The rare Youtan Poluo or
speculating as to why.(See Chile really all that small. "It is much largest in the past 110 years. California's Synolakis said. Udumbara flower, which,
earthquake pictures.) larger than anything we've seen The 2010 earthquake also "[They also] allow us to estimate according to Buddhist legend,
Tsunamis reached only 4 feet in the Pacific in 45 years," said rocked the same region as a the duration of the event and the only blooms every 3,000 years,
(1.2 meters) in Japan and 6.5 O k a l , o f N o r t h w e s t e r n magnitude 9.5 earthquake in numbers of waves that get measures just 1mm in diametre.
feet (2 meters) in the South University in Evanston, Illinois. 1960, which sent waves racing triggered." Miao Wei, 50, was cleaning
P a c i f i c i s l a n d o f T o n g a , The tsunami only seems small, across the Pacific. The 1960 Accurate Tsunami Forecasts when she discovered the cluster
according to scientists. Tsunamis he added, because Hawaii and tsunamis killed 61 people in And while these instruments are of white flowers under the
can often become monster waves Japan were both spared its Hawaii, 138 in Japan, and left 32 few and widely scattered, some washing machine.
of more than 100 feet (30.5 brunt—and because those places dead or missing in the of the predictions made about At first she thought the barely-
meters). both remember much bigger Philippines. tsunamis from the earthquake in there stems were worm eggs,
Furthermore, despite a massive tsunamis from 1960 and 1946. Predicting a tsunami from Chile were actually close to however, the next day she
evacuation of Hawaii, tsunamis "[These] are what the public has seismic information alone is correct. discovered that the stems had
in Hawaii measured only about the memory of, because [they] difficult, scientists say, because For example, he said, the model grown 18 white tiny flowers on
three feet (one meter), too small wrecked Hawaii," he said. the earthquake might have predicted that the earthquake top and smelled "fragrant".
to do any damage. Although it will be a while vibrated the seabed up and would create small waves in Los Local temples believe the mini
But this doesn't mean the before geophysicists understand down, or sideways. Angeles harbor—exactly what blooms are specimens of the
tsunamis in Hawaii fizzled, said for sure why the tsunami wasn't "If all the movement is happened. miraculous Youtan Poluo flower
Costas Synolakis, director of the larger, Okal speculates that part horizontal, you will have [no] "The forecast was quite - called "Udumbara" or
Tsunami Research Center at the of the reason may be that the tsunami," said Solomon Yim, accurate," Synolakis said. "Udambara" in Sanskrit,
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continued from page 2 Some relative
in Santiago was trying to missing since the quake. Mr Rozas told the Associated Secretary of State, is expected
establish the whereabouts of UK
citizens in the country but had so
The Foreign Office has so far
made contact with around 100
Press. "I held onto her and she
never let me go."
to visit Chile tomorrow as part
of a scheduled tour of South
stats to add
far received no reports of
British casualties.
Britons in the stricken country
but said no UK casualties were
Hundreds of people remain
camped out in parks in the centre
Staff from the British aid
Mr Sandercock’s sister, Ellie, reported at present. of Santiago, the Chilean capital, agency Oxfam are due to reach (Holy Kaw!)
posted messages on social About 65,000 British tourists and others were ready to escape Chile later today as the aid Submitted at 2/28/2010 2:04:00 PM

networking site Twitter visit Chile each year, according their homes at a moment's effort starts to gather pace.
appealing for help. to the country’s tourist notice, according to Brian Jeremy Loveless, Oxfam’s Toyota is recalling 8.5 million
"People are posting on Facebook authority. Murphy, a Briton who lives deputy humanitarian director, cars because acceleration or
from there, yet no news from my Meanwhile, remarkable tales of there. said: "It is deeply frustrating brake problems may have caused
bro Dave Sandercock. Can survival began to emerge as "When I went back into my that it can take some time to get thirty-nine deaths in the past
anyone help?" she wrote. rescue workers dragged apartment yesterday morning a our staff to where they need to nine years. Out of curiosity, I
Ellie Sandercock wrote that her survivors from the rubble. lot of people had their doors be. Our team has to drive over looked around for statistics
brother and his girlfriend were Alberto Rozas and his seven- wide open and had suitcases the top of the Andes on badly about how Americans die and
"keen surfers" and were staying year-old daughter Fernanda sitting there with their things damaged roads to get to found these stats ( Source:
in the Pichilemu region at a local escaped with nothing more than packed up to leave," he wrote, in Concepcion because the Centers for Disease Control and
bed and breakfast. a few cuts, scrapes and bruises e-mails to relatives in Britain. Santiago airport is still closed. Prevention) for 2006:
She wrote: "Dave is 5ft 10ins after surviving a fall from their Damage was greatest in poorer "Until our team has been able to • Heart disease: 631,636
(muscular build) with blonde 13th floor apartment when their and middle class areas of the reach the affected area and • Cancer: 559,888
hair. He may also have a beard. building collapsed in the quake. city, added Mr Murphy, where complete an early assessment, • Stroke (cerebrovascular
He has a Scottish accent. The pair were sheltering in the many older buildings have we are unclear how we will best diseases): 137,119
"He is travelling with his bathroom doorway when their collapsed and there is no be able to assist the thousands • Chronic lower respiratory
girlfriend Kirsty Duff. They are 15 storey apartment building electricity or gas, and only of people affected by the quake. diseases: 124,583
probably in Pichilemu, crumpled, sending them intermittent water. Strict We are not asking for donations • Accidents (unintentional
O’Higgins Region. Last contact tumbling through the falling building regulations have at this stage." injuries): 121,599
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Details of Mr Sandercock and looked through his apartment's bridges have collapsed, leaving • Nephritis, nephrotic
Miss Duff were also posted on shattered window and spotted many people stranded away syndrome, and nephrosis: 45,344
the missing person website "the light of the full moon." from home, said Mr Murphy. • Septicemia: 34,234
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Sutcliffe "has had in Dr
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authorities consider that he no
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Published: 1:30PM GMT 01 At a preliminary hearing at the judge. The Prime Minister said in
Mar 2010 High Court in London today, Mr Since 1993 he had been February last year it was "very Report offensive content:
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of Sutcliffe's legal bid was lifted what form the tariff setting treatment", leading to a released. offensive or violates the CNET's
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it should not be known what The judge was told there was regarded as posing a low risk of prostitutes – although not all of automatically remove the
the convicted killer was new expert evidence on reoffending", Dr Murray his victims were – and was comment). Once reported, our
attempting to do. Sutcliffe's psychiatric state concluded. dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper staff will be notified and the
Lawyers for Sutcliffe, who now which could help his case for The judge who reviews because he mutilated their comment will be reviewed.
uses the name Peter Coonan, are release on licence. Sutcliffe's tariff will take into bodies using a hammer, a Select type of offense:
attempting to establish a But the judge refused to allow account, among other things, sharpened screw driver and a Offensive: Sexually explicit or
minimum tariff, which could one the new evidence to be admitted the gravity of his crimes, knife. offensive language
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Online) protect his identity. It was on July 5, 1975, just 11 instructed lawyers to apply to Outdated
Submitted at 3/1/2010 5:03:54 AM Today a High Court judge lifted months after his marriage, that the High Court for a tariff- Mike Masnick (Techdirt)
this cloak of anonymity and Peter Sutcliffe took a hammer setting hearing.
Submitted at 3/1/2010 2:09:04 AM
Peter Sutcliffe, the serial killer, ruled that the press was free to and made his first attack on a Today Mr Justice Mitting is
has asked the High Court to fix a name the killer as he comes back woman. having to decide whether new
This is more or less stating the
time when he can be considered to court for a ruling on his Sutcliffe believed he was on a expert evidence on Sutcliffe’s
obvious to most folks around
for release from prison. sentence tariff - the minimum “mission from God” to kill psychiatric state which could
here, but UK consumer rights
Now known as Peter Coonan, term to be served for retribution prostitutes - although not all of help his case for release should
advocates, Consumer Focus, has
Sutcliffe was convicted at the and deterrence before he can be his victims were - and was be admitted at the full hearing.
put out a report pointing out that
Old Bailey in London in 1981 considered for parole. dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper He still faces the possibility of a
copyright law is obsolete and
of 13 counts of murder and Mr Justice Mitting, sitting in because he mutilated their whole-life tariff. It is normally
confusing to most consumers,
seven counts of attempted L o n d o n , w a s h o l d i n g a bodies using a hammer, a imposed if an offender has
leading many of them to infringe
murder in Yorkshire and directions hearing to decide sharpened screw driver and a murdered two or more people,
on copyrights frequently without
Greater Manchester in the late what form the tariff-setting knife. where each murder involved a
even realizing it. This, the group
1970s and early 1980s. hearing should take, and what He has spent nearly all of his substantial degree of
notes, is a problem that should
Dubbed the 'Yorkshire Ripper', evidence should be admitted. years in captivity at Broadmoor premeditation or planning, if the
lead the government to fix
he was given 20 life sentences The judge took away Sutcliffe’s after being diagnosed as victim was abducted or there
copyright law by adapting it to
after one of the most notorious anonymity, saying: “It is now mentally ill, but refused was a sexual or sadistic element
the times. Of course, the UK
murder hunts in British criminal common ground this is part of treatment until 1993 when the to the killing.
seems to be going in the
history. the criminal process and must Mental Health Commission The Prime Minister said in
opposite direction these days
He is held in Broadmoor top t h e r e f o r e p r o c e e d i n t h e ruled it should be given forcibly. February last year it was “very
with the Digital Economy Bill....
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2008, but reporting restrictions been an application to continue Chief Justice.
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could fall again this year and homeowners rose from £1.2 suppressed market activity.” conservative in their criteria but,
further stirred worries about the billion to £1.5 billion between It is thought that hundreds of overall, the environment for
health of the UK economy. December and January, the total buyers brought forward their borrowers is much improved on
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Speeding couple fined after saying they couldn't Recognition: Computers
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remember who was driving Alexis Madrigal (Wired Top
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Mar 2010 said: "We cannot be sure who Mrs Oliphant-Thompson, the London specialising in are figuring out how to use
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Steak 'n Shake's Sardar Biglari Is No Warren Buffett
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Officer who killed PC Ian Terry Greek Crisis Moving to
'fired shot involuntarily' a Showdown
(Top stories from Times Chris had told investigators irritant personnel) disperse and Connie Madon
Online) from the Independent Police fill the vehicle. (BloggingStocks)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 4:49:10 AM Complaints Commission: “I do Asked by Jonathan Hough, Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:10:00 AM
recall pointing the weapon in the counsel for the inqust, whether
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in an “involuntary action”, PC Terry. children, he replied: “No.” Crisis
when he shot dead a colleague “At this point I pulled the “I obviously heard that Ian had Greece's ongoing debt crisis is
during a training exercise, an trigger. Looking back at this I yelped and moved,” he said. coming to a head this week. outcomes, but it would not be a
inquest has been told. know I did not mean to pull the “That is why I wanted to get Germany's biggest banks are purely private solution -- there
PC Ian Terry, 32, was playing trigger. It was an involuntary him out to see what had proposing that they buy Greek has to be government
the role of a suspect in a action”. happened. I opened the door of bond debt with a guarantee from involvement if it were something
getaway vehicle when he was He added that he initially the car. I wanted to drag him Berlin. on the eurozone level. I don't
hit in the chest by a practice gas thought it “all right” because it out to see how he was. I could In the past, German banks have think my bank would say: We
round fired from a pump action was a training round and that see he was hurt. I put him on refused to participate in the plan. would not take part."
shotgun at point-blank range. the powder would disperse. PC the floor at the side of the They already hold billion of Continue reading Greek Crisis
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Hamas chief assassination suspects Unemployment Benefits
'hiding in Israel', says police chief Began Ending Sunday
(Latest news, breaking news,
current news, UK news, world
news, celebrity news, politics
fled the southern Gulf emirate
on flights to Europe and Asia.
Police say they are convinced
the United States which it
considers its best friend," he told
Al-Khaleej newspaper.
February 28
news) Connie Madon
the Israeli spy agency Mossad The Emirati central bank is (BloggingStocks)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 5:32:12 AM carried out the Cold War-style helping to trace the credit cards
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Mar 2010 Khalfan also called on Israel to Khalfan said. Dubai police says
Mahmud al-Mabhuh, a founder fight its conflicts on its own soil. 14 cards issued by MetaBank of Filed under: Bad News, Politics,
of the military wing of the "When (Israel) has a conflict, let the United States were used. Recession
Palestinian Islamist movement it wage the war on its own land, Israel itself has sought to play We have an absolute crisis of
Hamas, was found dead in his not on our land," he said. down the row, saying there is no the greatest magnitude facing the
Dubai hotel room on January 20. Khalfan also said that a 27th hard proof of its involvement. unemployed. After Sunday, • Right now, 1.2 million stand
Police have said he had been suspect had been identified as a Officials have refused to confirm February 28, the jobless will no to lose benefits in March.
drugged then suffocated. woman who was also travelling or deny the reports, although longer be able to apply for
Lieutenant General Dahi on an European passport. Israeli media see the killing as federal unemployment benefits Continue reading
Khalfan, Dubai's police chief, Khalfan appealed to the the work of Mossad. or the COBRA health insurance Unemployment Benefits Began
said: "I say (the suspects) are in Western five countries whose Danny Yatom, a former Mossad subsidy. Ending Sunday February 28
Israel. Israel says they are in travel documents were used to chief, said on Israel's army radio Federal benefits kick in after the Unemployment Benefits Began
Israel. cooperate in Dubai's that Western intelligence basic state funded 28 week Ending Sunday February 28
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iPhone's LED bests Nexus One's OLED?
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Extreme Makeover, Weiner Edition: RKS Redesigns the
Deadly Hot Dog
Ravi Sawhney (Fast
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:34:17 AM

Last week, the American
Academy of Pediatrics called
for the redesign of hot dogs. "If
you were to take the best
engineers in the world and asked
them to design a perfect plug
for a child's airway, you couldn't
do better than a hot dog," said
Dr. Gary Smith, former
chairman of the AAP's
Committee on Injury, Violence,
and Poison Prevention. "When
it's wedged in tightly, that
child is going to die." Never
ones to resist a challenge, or the
chance to play with our food, we
carved out a little time to explore
the redesign of the hot dog.
We began by thinking outside
the bun. What other ways could
we come up with for hot dog
delivery? Looking for
inspirations from food
innovations like GoGurt and
Push Pops, we briefly toyed
with the idea of a semi-solid hot- redesign, it seemed a bad idea to Look for opportunities increase compressed, and, worse, that idea involved baby-pea-sized
dog paste...a Push-Pup, if you train kids to eat things shaped sense of play Enhance people wouldn't be able to pellets of hot dog, packaged
will, not unlike the Sushi like toys. condiment-to-hot dog resist the urge to stuff the hole loosely in a natural casing to
Popper. But frankly, the idea of So we decided the best way to engagement with cheese, and that would take retain the traditional hot dog
a hot dog in a non-Newtonian preserve the hot dog We began our exploration in us back to square one as a shape. When bitten into, the
form, was more than a little gag- experience would be to work sketch form. When one designer choking hazard. casing would release the pellets
inducing. inside the bun, and identified remembered a friend choking Flat, ribbon-style shapes could which would be too small to
For enhancing a sense of play, several key factors to keep in on a Lifesaver candy, but still be folded to create the volume choke on. Of course, if these
we flirted with the idea of mind: Esophagus-sized cylinders being able to breathe, we looked of a traditional hot dog. Forms spilled onto the floor while
Lego-inspired shapes, like the and spheres = bad, very bad at options with a hole down with grooves and deep troughs
fruit snacks at right. But, given Fit within existing buns for the center. We worry that these would be great conduits for EXTREME page 14
the reason behind the call for "authentic"-ish experience holes could be too easily condiment consumption. One
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Crib Sheet: Prince Alwaleed--Saudi Oil Tycoon, Fox News
Addy Dugdale (Fast 125. An Airbus A380 will be
Company) touching down at Alwaleed
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:52:19 AM Airport later on this year.He's
got a lot of honorary degrees and
He's a prince! He graduated awards from educational
summa cum laude from Menlo establishments worldwide.
University in 1979! He's the University of New Haven,
Saudi Warren Buffet! He's also Kyungwon University in Seoul,
Fox News' fourth biggest Syracuse, Execter, The Islamic
investor--although Prince University of Uganda, the
Alwaleed bin Talal claims that University of the 7th of
he's the second biggest investor November at Carthage in Tunis,
in News Corp., after Rupert St John's University in New
Murdoch himself. And it's York and Brawijaya University
precisely because of his in Indonesia are just a few of the
involvement with Fox, whose places who've given him a
anti-clean energy policy takes a mortar board and a scroll.Let's
decade off the life expectancy of talk about the medals, now.
ecologists each time they switch Italy, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia,
on the channel, that has gotten Bosnia and Herzegovina,
him in the news this week. In a Senegal, Guinea, Togo, Burkina
nutshell, alternative fuel Faso, (capital: Ouagadougou)
campaigners are worried that Djibouti, Gabon, the
Fox News and Alwaleed have a Netherlands, Kenya, China and
vested interest in keeping the Vatican have all awarded
America oil dependent. him stuff. Where does he keep
So let's have a little look at them all?Well, there's probably a
Prince Alwaleed, shall we? The room at home given over to
nephew of King Abdullah of them--and someone to keep
Saudi Arabia, Prince Alwaleed them polished at all times. His
will celebrate his 55th birthday sand-colored palace has 317
this coming weekend. So, what rooms, including four kitchens
do you buy one of the 25th into soft drinks and hotels, homeland and started up the Hollywood adage of "If it floats, g i v e n o v e r t o A r a b i c ,
richest men in the world? A bag although Bernie the Bargain Kingdom Establishment for fucks or flies, rent, don't buy" Continental and Asian cuisine.
to put it all in, perhaps?He's the Basement Carpet King from Commerce and Trade. Its first d o e s n ' t h o l d w a t e r w i t h The fifth is just for desserts, and
head honcho (and holds 95%) of Wisconsin is still waiting for contract, worth $8 million, was Alwaleed. One helicopter-toting his chefs can feed 2,000 with
the Kingdom holding company, Alwaleed to return his call.After to build a bachelor's club at the yacht, with another one on the just an hour's notice. There are
a Saudi investment firm that has his graduation, Alwaleed, whose Riyadh Military Academy.His way (173 meters long, due this also 250 TVs, apparently.Both
shovelled cachillions into U.S. grandfathers were the founder of purchase of the then Citibank in year), several private planes,
firms such as Citigroup, Apple, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon's first 1991 was "not [done] by a sense including a Boeing 747, and CRIB page 14
AOL and Compaq. He's also Prime Minister, returned to his of altruism," apparently.The Airbus 321, a Hawker Siddeley
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Print is Dead, Long Live Print: Digital Magazines Have
Publishers In a Spin
Kit Eaton (Fast Company)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:40:32 AM

Time Inc, Hearst, Condé Nast,
Wenner Media and Meredith
magazine publishers have
banded together to promote their
print editions in a "power of
print" ad campaign. But let's do
the Time Warp again, and
remember digital mags really are
the future.
The "power of print" campaign
is due to be announced today,
and it cost some $90 million and
constitutes 1,400 ad pages. What
may be the major placement is a
two-pager featuring Michael
Phelps, with the tag line "we surf
the Internet, we swim in social networking threaded isn't dead yet. already digital-savvy Net edition million on a printed-mag advert
magazines." The body text of through more and more Web But that's also wrong, isn't it? staff. This also ties in to a more campaign is a little silly. Even
this one makes lots of the sites, surely it's Web Sure, the Net hasn't killed the subtle question, which has more amusingly, and ironically,
emotional differences between publications that truly embrace magazine, but that's not really apparently had Conde Nast in a it may be exactly the sort of
the two different media--the Net the user. So, given this mixed the looming, menacing, spin: Do magazines go for mere dynamic, adaptive highly-
is "exhilarating" but the printed message, what's the big transformational threat that the straightforward digital targeted adverts that work online
word in a magazine is campaign actually all about? industry really faces: E- recreations for the iPad and that'll help the digital magazine
"enveloping" and while the Net Statistics. The ads will make publishing, and digital versions other tablet PCs, or do they industry through this crisis,
"grabs you," a magazine note of the fact that magazine for the next paradigm of mobile embrace the kind of clever rather than static print ads.
"embraces you." readership has has risen 11% computing heralded by Apple's technology used on Web sites? [via MinOnline, PaidContent]
This is a pretty odd line to push, during the time that Google's iPad. The dynamic, complex With the dead-tree publishing
if you think about it because been around (12 years,) and in content that can be delivered in a industry in a bit of a mess right
every printed word is dead, the same way TV didn't kill the tablet PC magazine edition is across the board, and a huge,
fixed, whereas the dynamic movies, the Net hasn't killed the already resulting in in-fighting difficult digital upheaval
changing text published online is magazine. The group is pushing inside publishers as to who threatening to arrive any
very much alive. And with this message to remind the assumes control over the iPad moment, you may well argue
web2.0 user interactivity and general public that the magazine editions--the print staff, or the that spending a whopping $90
Fill in the Blanks: Algorithm Makes Something Out of Nothing
Jordan Ellenberg (Wired Top A technique known as everything from medical
Stories) compressed sensing may change imagery to astronomy.
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continued from page 11 continued from page 12

frozen, we'd quickly move from achieves perfection. Read more of Ravi Sawhney's his wives live with right now."There is between 120
choking hazards to slip-and-fall Our favorite form ended up Design Reach blog Browse him.Alwaleed claims to have a and 150 years to find an energy
accidents. being a Slinky-esque spiral. The blogs by other Expert Designers collection worth $730 million, successor to oil--and he's not
These forms could also entice initial inspiration sketch looked Ravi Sawhney is the founder and gave Britain's future Queen against alternative energy, oh no,
play, much like string cheese. a little too corkscrew shaped, and CEO of RKS, a global Camilla (née Parker-Bowles) a just a bit of a realist. "Every time
Still, the temptation to bring bringing to mind pig parts (tails leader in strategy, innovation, diamond and ruby necklace the price of oil goes up, we see a
bacon into the picture is hard to and otherwise) we'd rather not and design. RKS has helped worth $1.5 million. So that's lot of hoopla around ethanol, etc,
resist. approach. But as the form generate more than 150 patents $728.5 million, then. The but when the price goes down,
When it came to 3-D developed in sketches and and over 90 design awards on necklace he's wearing in the we see it subside."Fellow
explorations, given the time modeling, it offered a good behalf of its clients, which picture is the Order of investment chums include Bill
constraints, we decided to go outside-to-inside ratio, a hot include HP, Intel, LG, Distinguished Rule of Gates--Mr Microsoft's private
old-school...or, actually, pre- dog-shaped form factor, and lots Medtronic, Seiko, Sprint, and Izzuddeen, bestowed on him by investment and holding
school. That's right. We broke of room for finger play and Zyliss. Sawhney invented the President Nasheed of the company, Cascade, also invests
out the Play-Doh Fun Factory! getting the condiments down popular Psycho-Aesthetics® Maldives, in December last in Four Seasons Hotels and
Why render when you can into the loops of the spring design strategy, which Harvard year.In an interview with Charlie Resorts and Coca-Cola. And
extrude? shape. adopted as a Business School Rose in January this year, then there's Murdoch, whose
The Fun Factory was Clearly, this was a very quick Case Study and is the subject of Alwaleed spoke on a whole host News Corp. recently bought
particularly handy for creating exploration..a conversation Predictable Magic, the of topics whilst supping a large 10% of Alwaleed's Middle
spaghetti-inspired forms with starter. We'd hope that these forthcoming book co-authored mug of herbal tea. He didn't Eastern media conglomerate,
thin strands which could be designs and more would be by Sawhney and Deepa Prahalad remove his sunglasses once.Here Rotana.[Via Charlie Rose,
bound together like sheaves of explored by manufacturers and and published by Wharton he is on Google's shenanigans in Wikipedia, Raw Story, Kingdom
wheat or even braided.The vetted by the experts at the School Publishing. Sawhney is China. "If any company goes to and Clean Technica][Image Via
downside could be the high American Academy of an IDSA Fellow and Executive a country, it has to respect the Flickr]
outside-to-inside ratio. In many Pediatrics. Director of IDSA's Catalyst case rules of that country, no matter
foods, there's a fine balance You can find more of shots of study program. how those rules are different to
required between the inside and the modeling session on our the rules of the United
outside. Think of a Reese's Flickr page. If you have States."And here he is on the
Peanut Butter Cup. It's not just solutions you'd like to share, or United States. "America is down
the taste of the chocolate and thoughts on our ideas, please but not out. You're in a mess
peanut butter; it's the ratio of post them in the comments
chocolate to peanut butter that below.

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iFrames, malicious JavaScript what happens under normal (those apps) are what attackers on sites.
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Getting Hospitalized Should Be Like Flying First-Class
Cliff Kuang (Fast Company) proposal today, in a " healthcare similar to what they've designed
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:22:03 AM manifesto." In it, they argue that before. These would be far
the central problems facing cheaper to manufacture, more
PriestmanGoode has a radical hospital design happen to have flexible, and far more space
solution to how hospital wards already been solved in the efficient. Moreover, the
should be designed. design of first-class cabins for arrangement would allow nurses
PriestmanGoode, a London airlines. to easily monitor dozens of
design house, has worked on Think about it: Nurses need to patients, while offering each one
everything from cell phones to be able to visit patients easily privacy. Of course, this probably
speakers to first-class cabins for and efficiently. So do airline wouldn't be a replacement for
Swiss Airlines. But Britain's stewards. Hospitals, meanwhile, private rooms--but rather the
Design Council, hoping to see need to maximize their square grim recovery wards familiar to
what serious design thinking footage utilization, while giving airlines do, in their first-class architecture, which is both anyone who's spent any amount
might produce, asked them to patients privacy and--ideally--a cabin. expensive and hard to adapt of time in a hospital.
work on something completely comfortable, homey PG points out that hospitals when technology changes. By [Via Dezeen]
different: Hospital Wards. environment. Which actually usually attempt to solve their contrast, they propose pre-fab,
PG has just released their happens to be exactly what design requirements with lie-flat beds and room dividers,
March 1, 1966: Probe
Coffee Industry Hit Hard by Climate Change Makes First Contact
Ariel Schwartz (Fast for coffee to rise from 132 With Another Planet
Company) million bags in 2009 to 134
million 60-kilogram bags in Betsy Mason (Wired Top
Submitted at 3/1/2010 8:50:12 AM
The latest industry to get All of this means that already- Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:00:00 PM

clobbered by climate change is expensive coffee is about to get
coffee, according to the a whole lot pricier. And even The Soviet Union crash-lands a
International Coffee though coffee companies like probe on Venus, the first time
Organization (ICO). The Starbucks and Peet's tout their human artifacts touch another
organization, which represents commitments to sustainably- planet.
77 coffee-producing countries, sourced products, temperatures
says that the temperature has are continuing to rise. So in
risen half a degree in coffee- addition to making sure that they
producing countries over the use Fair Trade beans, coffee
past 25 years--five times faster roasters expressed concern that Latin American countries will c h a i n s i n t e r e s t e d i n s e l f -
than in the previous 25 year unstable weather has led to dip 28% in the first three months preservation may also want to
period. That change has led to a fights for increasingly-limited of this years growing season. work towards preventing further
panic among countries reliant on land and water resources. The Coffee production in Columbia climate change--a process that
coffee. National Coffee Association of already fell 30% to 35% last Starbucks has already begun.
In a meeting this week between Guatemala estimates that year to a 33 year low. At the [Via PhysOrg]
coffee producers in Guatemala, production of coffee in nine same time, ICO expects demand
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Some scientists defend tsunami warnings (AP)
(Yahoo! News: U.S. News) ground Saturday in a panic that Disaster Office had reports of a apologies for the warnings and tsunamis is difficult, given the
Submitted at 2/28/2010 10:03:10 PM circled the Pacific Rim after wave up to 6.5 feet hitting a defended their work, all while vast size of the ocean and the
scientists warned 53 nations and small northern island, with no worrying that the false alarm volatile forces at work miles
HONOLULU – The warning territories that a tsunami had indications of damage. could lead to complacency below the surface.
was ominous, its predictions been generated by the massive And in Japan, where authorities among coastal residents — a Scientists use an earthquake's
dire: Oceanographers issued a Chilean quake. ordered 400,000 people out of disastrous possibility in the magnitude and location as the
bulletin telling Hawaii and other It was the largest-scale coastal communities, the biggest earthquake-prone Pacific Rim. basis for their predictions and
Pacific islands that a killer wave evacuation in Hawaii in years, if wave was a 4-foot surge that hit A similar quake in Chile in then refine it constantly with
was heading their way with not decades. Emergency sirens the northern island of Hokkaido, 1960 created a tsunami that data from more than 30 deep-
terrifying force and that "urgent blared throughout the day, the flooding some piers. killed about 140 people in Japan. water sensors stationed across
action should be taken to protect Navy moved ships out of Pearl A Japanese official offered an The same surge hit Hawaii and the Pacific as the shock wave
lives and property." Harbor, and residents hoarded apology to those affected after devastated downtown Hilo, on sweeps across the ocean floor.
But the devastating tidal surge gasoline, food and water in the government had warned that the Big Island, killing 61 The sensors, located at 15,000
predicted after Chile's magnitude anticipation of a major disaster. waves of up to 10 feet (three residents and wiping out more to 20,000 feet beneath the
8.8-earthquake for areas far from Some supermarkets even placed meters) could hit some northern than 500 homes and businesses. surface, measure the weight of
the epicenter never materialized. limits on items like Spam regions. "If you give too many warnings the water and beam it to buoys
And by Sunday, authorities had because of the panic buying. "The tsunami estimates of the and none of them materialize, floating on the surface.
lifted the warning after waves At least five people were killed Meteorological Agency were too then you lose your credibility," Scientists then use the data to
half the predicted size tickled the by the tsunami on Robinson large, and so I'd like to apologize Wang said. "That's something calculate the tsunami's wave
shores of Hawaii and tourists Crusoe Island off Chile's coast to individuals that were that we have to deal with and we height in the open ocean as it
once again jammed beaches and and huge waves devastated the evacuated or inconvenienced," have to improve." progresses toward shallower
restaurants. port city of Talcahuano, near Sekita Yasuo, an official at the Despite some of the panic in waters.
Scientists acknowledged they hard-hit Concepcion on Chile's agency, told reporters Monday. Hawaii, public officials called Coastal inundation models
overstated the threat but many mainland. He said the agency compared its the evacuation "perfect" and said based on topographic mapping
defended their actions, saying But the threat of monster waves estimates to those from abroad it was a good test case that add another layer of analysis,
they took the proper steps and that left Hawaii's sun-drenched and chose the larger of the two, proved the system worked. helping scientists make
learned the lessons of the 2004 beaches empty for hours never leading to the overzealous Chaos was at a minimum as assumptions about how the
Indonesian tsunami that killed appeared — a stark contrast to forecasts, and that he wanted to people heeded evacuation orders surge will behave in shallower
thousands of people who didn't the tidal surge that killed improve accuracy in the future. and roads were free of the waters and how it might affect
get enough warning. 230,000 people around the After the Pacific Tsunami gridlock that can paralyze a shoreline communities.
"It's a key point to remember Indian Ocean in 2004 and Warning Center lifted its region before a disaster. The "There are all sorts of
that we cannot under-warn. flattened entire communities. warning, some countries kept smooth response occurred assumptions that we make in
Failure to warn is not an option This time, waves of more than 5 their own watches in place as a largely because the state had so trying to figure out how big the
for us," said Dai Lin Wang, an feet were reported in Kahului precaution. Early Monday, the long to prepare; Hawaii is nearly waves are going to be. If we can
oceanographer at the Pacific Bay in Maui and in Hilo, on the Japan Meteorological Agency 7,000 miles from where the avoid some of those
Tsunami Warning Center in eastern coast of Hawaii's Big warned of a possible tsunami quake hit, and it took 15 hours assumptions, maybe we can do a
Hawaii. "We cannot have a Island, but did little damage. about a foot and a half in size for the tsunami to arrive. better job," said Fryer.
situation that we thought was no Predictions of wave height in along its entire Pacific coast and "I hope everyone learned from "If this event happened
p r o b l e m a n d t h e n i t ' s some areas were off by as much told people to stay away from this for next time, and there will tomorrow, even with this
devastating. That just cannot as 50 percent. the waterfront. That warning be a next time," said Gerard knowledge, we would be forced
happen." In Tonga, where up to 50,000 was cleared later Monday Fryer, a geophysicist for the to do the exact same thing."
Hundreds of thousands of people fled inland hours ahead morning. warning center.
people fled shorelines for higher of the tsunami, the National But scientists offered no The science of predicting SOME page 22
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AP IMPACT: Drug gangs taking over US public lands (AP)
(Yahoo! News: U.S. News) and 2008, and authorities say an fields use illegal fertilizers to Michoacan. hometown and Jose rips them
Submitted at 3/1/2010 2:56:06 AM estimated 75 percent to 90 help the plants along, and use Growers once slept among their off, they are going to go after
percent of the new marijuana cloned female plants to reduce plants, but many of them now Jose's family," Stewart said. "It's
S E Q U O I A N A T I O N A L farms can be linked to Mexican the amount of seed in the bud have campsites up to a mile big money."
FOREST, Calif. – Not far from gangs. that is dried and eventually sold. away equipped with separate When the harvest is complete,
Yosemite's waterfalls and in the In 2008 alone, according to the Mexican gang plots can often be living and cooking areas. investigators say, pot farm
middle of California's redwood D r u g Enforcement distinguished from those of "It's amazing how they have workers haul the product in
forests, Mexican drug gangs are Administration, police across the domestic-based growers, who changed the way they do garbage bags to dropoff points
quietly commandeering U.S. country confiscated or destroyed usually cultivate much smaller business," Wood said. "It's their that are usually the same places
public land to grow millions of 7.6 million plants from about fields with perhaps 100 plants domain." where they get resupplied with
marijuana plants and using 20,000 outdoor plots. and no security measures. Drug gangs have also imported food and fuel.
s m u g g l e d i m m i g r a n t s t o Growing marijuana in the U.S. Some of the fields tied to the marijuana experts and unskilled Agents routinely find the
cultivate them. saves traffickers the risk and drug gangs have as many as labor to help find the best land discarded remnants of camp life
Pot has been grown on public expense of smuggling their 75,000 plants, each of which can or build irrigation systems, when they discover marijuana
lands for decades, but Mexican product across the border and yield at least a pound of pot Wood said. fields. It's not uncommon to
traffickers have taken it to a allows gangs to produce their annually, according to federal Moyses Mesa Barajas had just discover pots and pans, playing
whole new level: using armed crops closer to local markets. data reviewed by the AP. arrived in eastern Washington cards and books, half-eaten bags
g u a r d s a n d t r i p w i r e s t o Distribution also becomes less The Sequoia National Forest in state from the Mexican state of of food, and empty beer cans
safeguard sprawling plots that in risky. Once the marijuana is central California is covered in a Michoacan when he was and liquor bottles.
some cases contain tens of harvested and dried on the patchwork of pot fields, most of approached to work in a pot But the growers leave more than
thousands of plants offering a hidden farms, drug gangs can which are hidden along field. He was taken almost litter to worry about. They often
potential yield of more than 30 drive it to major cities, where it mountain creeks and streams, far immediately to a massive crop use animal poisons that can
tons of pot a year. is distributed to street dealers from hiking trails. It's the same hidden in the Wenatchee pollute mountain streams and
"Just like the Mexicans took and sold along with pot that was situation in the nearby Yosemite, National Forest, where he groundwater meant for
over the methamphetamine grown in Mexico. Sequoia and Redwood national managed the watering of the legitimate farmers and ranchers.
trade, they've gone to mega, About the only risk to the parks. plants. Because of the tree cover,
monster gardens," said Brent Mexican growers, experts say, is Even if they had the manpower He was arrested in 2008 in a armed pot farmers can often take
Wood, a supervisor for the that a stray hiker or hunter could to police the vast wilderness, raid and sentenced to more than aim at law enforcement before
C a l i f o r n i a D e p a r t m e n t o f stumble onto a hidden field. authorities say terrain and six years in federal prison. agents ever see them.
Justice's Bureau of Narcotics The remote plots are nestled weather conditions often keep Several other men wearing "They know the terrain better
Enforcement. He said Mexican under the cover of thick forest them from finding the farms, camouflage fled before police than we do," said Lt. Rick Ko, a
traffickers have "supersized" the canopies in places such as except accidentally. could stop them. drug investigator with the
marijuana trade. Sequoia National Park, or Many of the plots are encircled "I thought it would be easy," he sheriff's office in Fresno, Calif.
Interviews conducted by The hidden high in the rugged-yet- with crude explosives and are told the AP in a jailhouse "Before we even see them, they
Associated Press with law fertile Sierra Nevada Mountains. patrolled by guards armed with interview. "I didn't think it can shoot us."
enforcement officials across the Others are secretly planted on AK-47s who survey the would be a big crime." In Wisconsin, the number of
country showed that Mexican remote stretches of Texas ranch perimeter from the ground and Stewart said recruiters look for confiscated plants grew sixfold
gangs are largely responsible for land. from perches high in the trees. people who still have family in between 2003 and 2008, to more
a spike in large-scale marijuana All of the sites are far from the The farms are growing in Mexico, so they can use them as than 32,000 found in 2008.
farms over the last several years. eyes of law enforcement, where sophistication and are leverage to keep the farmers Wisconsin agents used to find a
Local, state and federal agents growers can take the time increasingly cultivated by illegal working — and to keep them few dozen marijuana plants on
found about a million more pot needed to grow far more potent immigrants, many of whom have quiet.
plants each year between 2004 marijuana. Farmers of these been brought to the U.S. from "If they send Jose from the IMPACT: page 21
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Chile troops tackle quake looters
(BBC News | Americas | that we are going to have serious
World Edition) security problems."
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:30:25 AM Regional military commander
Guillermo Ramirez issued a
Please turn on JavaScript. warning to would-be looters.
Media requires JavaScript to "I would advise criminals not to
play. mess with the armed forces. Our
Some people broke into response will be severe, but
supermarkets to grab food and within the context of the law,"
water he said.
The Chilean military is 'Giant effort'
attempting to restore order in the About two million Chileans are
country's second city, believed to have been affected
Concepcion, amid looting after by Saturday's earthquake, the
Saturday's devastating seventh most powerful on record
earthquake. and the worst disaster to befall
Troops have fired tear gas at Chile in 50 years.
looters attempting to flee with President Michelle Bachelet,
food and other goods from due to hand power to President-
wrecked stores, as a major elect Sebastian Pinera on 11
rescue effort is under way in the March, said the air force was to
city. fishing village of Constitucion electricity supplies cut off. with plasma TVs and other begin flying in food and vital aid
The death toll of 708 from the alone. I get the sense that the electrical appliances. to badly-hit areas, some of
8.8-magnitude quake is expected In the port of Talcahuano, more government is totally T h e g o v e r n m e n t s a i d a n which have been cut off by the
to rise. than 20 boats were swept ashore overwhelmed at the moment by overnight curfew was imposed quake.
The United Nations has said it and dumped in the streets by the the magnitude of this quake. in some of the worst-hit areas. It "We face a catastrophe of such
will rush aid deliveries to Chile waves. In Concepcion, the city closest said it was largely observed, unthinkable magnitude that it
after the government asked for Defence Minister Francisco to the epicentre, there were ugly despite a number of strong will require a giant effort," she
help. Vidal has admitted the country's scenes, with scores of people aftershocks that sent frightened said.
UN spokeswoman Elisabeth navy made a mistake by not breaking into supermarkets and residents running out into the Chile did not initially request
Byrs said Chile had requested immediately issuing a tsunami just taking anything they could streets. foreign assistance, but Ms
field hospitals with surgery warning after the earthquake, a get their hands on. Meanwhile, rescuers with heat Bachelet has subsequently said
facilities, mobile bridges, move that could have helped It's been more than 48 hours detectors are hunting for dozens some offers of aid would be
communications equipment, coastal residents flee to higher since the quake, and people are of people believed to be trapped accepted.
kitchens, and disaster assessment ground sooner. getting desperate - in many areas in an apartment block toppled by She said Chile needed field
and co-ordination teams. But he added an alarm sounded they still don't have water, they the quake. hospitals, temporary bridges,
In coastal towns and villages hit by port captains had saved still don't have food, and they The city's Mayor, Jacqueline w a t e r p u r i f i c a t i o n p l a n t s ,
by giant waves after the hundreds if not thousands of still don't have electricity. van Rysselberghe, has warned damage assessment experts and
earthquake, the scale of lives. The army was called in to help there is the potential for severe rescuers to relieve those already
destruction is becoming clear. 'Social tension' the police force deal with "social tension." working to find survivors.
AFP news agency quotes state Many of Concepcion's 500,000 looters, some of whom filled She said: "We need food for the Emergency aid
television as saying more than inhabitants are short of food and shopping trolleys full of population. We are without
300 bodies were found in the CHILE page 23
have seen their water and groceries while others made off supplies, and if we don't resolve
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Arson suspects grew up together in Texas church (AP)
(Yahoo! News: U.S. News) Both men are being held on $10 rigged an emergency door earlier a family member took cause of that fire as
Submitted at 3/1/2010 1:11:50 AM million bond. They could face so it would open from the McAllister to the bus station for undetermined until after the
life in prison if convicted. outside. He said nothing was his trip to San Antonio two days arrests.
TYLER, Texas – Even as Investigators say the motive for stolen or vandalized, and he after the fire the men are charged On his Facebook page, Bourque
authorities closed in, one of the the fiery crime spree remains a never reported the incident to with setting. joined a bonfire fan group that
two suspects in a string of east mystery. authorities. He said he sees no Young said McAllister was included hundreds of images of
Texas church fires attended a The young men's former pastor connection between the fires and traumatized by his mother's people watching bonfires. His
Sunday service and went to a described Bourque as an the incident, which he death. social networking shows a
Baptist ministry on his junior outgoing, inquisitive child who characterized as youthful "She was sort of the anchor in cerebral side as well, quoting
college campus for a free meal. asked pointed questions about mischief. Daniel's life, and he lost that," philosophers on his MySpace
Such activity wasn't unusual for the Bible and was a whiz at "It was two little junior high the pastor said. page.
19-year-old Jason Robert memorizing passages. The Rev. kids, you know, out doing their Family members of Bourque At Van High School, he was a
Bourque, a former Eagle Scout Carlton Young recalled thing they shouldn't be doing," and McAllister declined to state debate champion.
and high school debate McAllister as a quiet and shy Young said. comment to The Associated A woman who knew Bourque
champion who grew up in a boy, nurtured by a mother who Bourque was under surveillance Press. Attorneys for the men in high school said his life
small church not far from 10 worked in the church nursery when he showed up for a free aren't commenting, citing a apparently deteriorated the past
others that authorities believe and home-schooled her son meal at Tyler Junior College's judge's gag order. two years. Whitney Faber said
have been set ablaze since Jan. before she died several years Baptist Student Ministry four According to court records, Bourque told her he had been
1. ago. days before his arrest, ministry authorities first contacted kicked out of the University of
But officials say they found "As a church and even the director Mark Jones said. The Bourque on Feb. 11 at his Texas at Tyler last year, but he
weapons and books detailing people in the community are just director said Bourque had been grandparents' upscale home in didn't elaborate. She said
atheism and devil worship in grief," Young said. "There's a attending the weekly at least a Lindale, the site of one of the Bourque seemed "very, very
during a pre-dawn raid at a home lot of sorrow and concern for the few months, but he didn't know fires. He was arrested 10 days depressed" when she talked to
where Bourque was arrested 10 churches that have been much about him. later at his girlfriend's mobile him, the last of those
Feb. 21. In a separate raid in San burned. Then you put a face on "I think it was a shock for my home in a rural area about 15 conversations occurring several
Antonio, authorities captured it." core students," Jones said. miles away. months ago.
Daniel George McAllister, Young said he mostly lost touch "Here's this guy who walked During the intervening Young, the pastor, said
Bourque's childhood friend from with Bourque when the young among us that we interacted with surveillance, authorities say, acquaintances told him in recent
First Baptist Church in tiny Ben man's family moved about five that we had no idea of the they observed Bourque entering days they didn't see that side of
Wheeler. years ago and rarely saw darkness there or the struggle or a store bathroom a day before Bourque.
Bourque and McAllister, 22, McAllister after his mother's the hurt." someone reported a carving on a "They would see Jason in
each face one count of felony death. Jones said Bourque was bathroom stall that said "Little passing — 'Hi. How are you?
arson for a fire at Dover Baptist About seven years ago, the boys sometimes joined by McAllister, Hope was Arson," with an What's going on?'" Young said.
Church near Tyler, about 90 sneaked into the church in the whose father told reporters his upside-down cross in flames "Never thinking about anything
miles east of Dallas. They are middle of the night, said Young, son had struggled to find a job in under the wording. like this going on."
suspects in nine other church who lives next to the church and the past year but was upbeat It was an apparent reference to Five Filters featured article:
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Ga. GOP Rep. Deal
Parents Plead for Teen's Return After Sex Leaving House for
Offender Arrest Governor Race
(Newsmax - Politics)
( described the straight-A student some 75 miles north of San to return to her home in
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:05:30 AM and long-distance runner as Diego, according to the Megan's suburban Poway, Calif. on Submitted at 3/1/2010 2:28:14 AM

"bright, outgoing and Law Web site. He had to register Thursday, sheriff's
The parents of a missing compassionate." as a sex offender because of a spokeswoman Jan Caldwell said. Republican Rep. Nathan Deal is
suburban San Diego teenager Gore said investigators, who conviction for lewd or lascivious Investigators also looked for leaving Congress to concentrate
pleaded for her safe return combed the area around Lake acts with a child under 14, the clues on the teen's cell phone, on his previously announced
Monday, a day after authorities Hodges in the park where King's site said. which was found in her car, and race for governor of Georgia.
arrested a registered sex offender car was found, discovered It was not immediately clear on her home computer. The 67-year-old held a news
in connection with her physical evidence linking whether Gardner has hired an The search for Chelsea King, an conference on Monday to
disappearance. Gardner to the case. Gore would attorney. honor student and senior at announce his resignation,
The arrest came after about 120 not elaborate on the nature of the Gore said the search for King Poway High School, also took to effective next Monday.
law enforcement officers and evidence. and for further evidence would the Internet, where a Facebook Deal represents the
1,400 volunteers scoured Gardner was taken into custody continue through the night and page generated more than mountainous 9th District in
Rancho Bernardo Community outside a business in Escondido expand beyond the park. 24,000 fans. A Web site was north Georgia. He served in the
Park in San Diego Sunday for 17 shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday and "There are several searches created at Georgia Legislature as a
-year-old Chelsea King. was questioned Sunday night. going on around the county," Click here to read more from Democrat and was elected to
Investigators found evidence "This investigation is ongoing Gore said. "We are going to Congress in 1992 before
that led to the arrest of 30-year- and specific criminal charges are refocus some of our search Click here to visit switching to the GOP in 1995.
old John Albert Gardner of still being determined," Gore efforts." There are six other Republicans
Riverside County, according to said at a news conference The volunteers also handed out The Associated Press and five Democrats in the race to
San Diego County Sheriff Sunday. flyers during the weekend effort. contributed to this report. succeed Gov. Sonny Perdue in
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King, said in an interview the park, a popular regional kind of kid that everybody loves, challenge would be boosting
Monday on Fox News. recreation area full of running and it shows." name recognition statewide. He
"She is every parent's dream," trails, Gore said. Chelsea King's BMW was is also dealing with two
added her mother, Kelly, who Gardner is from Lake Elsinore found in the park after she failed Congressional ethics
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Venezuela 'helped Eta and Farc'
(BBC News | Americas | Eta". Salazar, with conspiracy to Eta has been blamed for more
World Edition) Both groups are listed as commit terrorist murders. than 820 deaths during its 41-
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:47:35 AM terrorist organisations by the US His investigation found that year campaign for an
and EU. Farc members travelled to Spain independent Basque homeland
A Spanish judge has accused Bomb courses to try to kill former Colombian in northern Spain.
the Venezuelan government of The judge said Eta and Farc had President Andres Pastrana and to Farc has been fighting even
assisting two rebel groups which been collaborating since 1993, stage an attack on the longer, mounting a major Every Windows Mobile
plotted to kill Colombia's and accused Arturo Cubillas Colombian embassy. insurgency intended to topple Phone Out Now Is
President Alvaro Uribe. Fontan of being a key link. A Farc member reported that "it the Colombian government and
Judge Eloy Velasco charged six Mr Fontan lives in Venezuela would not be difficult to carry establish a Marxist-style state. Officially at the
members of Basque separatist and has held a job in the out an attack on those two There have long been Evolutionary Dead End
group Eta and seven members of government of President Hugo targets as long as they could allegations of links between Farc [Windows Phone 7]
Colombian rebel group Farc Chavez - and may still have one count on the help of Eta", the and President Hugo Chavez's
with various offences. - the judge wrote. indictment said. left-wing government in matt buchanan (Gizmodo)
He said he believed Farc had He is also a key member of Eta, Later the target list was Venezuela. Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:23:06 AM

asked for Eta's help in a plot to r u n n i n g i t s o p e r a t i o n s i n allegedly expanded to include In 2008 a major diplomatic
kill Colombian officials in Venezuela and the region, Mr Mr Uribe and other Colombian dispute arose after Colombia General Manager for
Spain, including Mr Uribe. Velasco's indictment said. officials. accused Venezuela of running Microsoft's Asia-Pacific Mobile
H e s a i d t h e t w o g r o u p s It said Mr Fontan "co-ordinated Left-wing ideology arms to Farc. Mr Chavez has Communications Business
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percent (of fields), I think we are But drug agents say the boom in Mesa repeatedly told an AP farmers into the U.S. "That's
doing well," said Michigan State domestic growing is a sign of reporter, "I can't tell you." organized crime of a different
Police 1st Lt. Dave Peltomaa. "I diversification by traffickers. Washington State Patrol Lt. fashion. There's nothing to gain
really don't think we are close to Officials say arrests of farmers Richard Wiley said hired hands from (talking), but there's a lot to
50 percent. We don't have the are rare, though the sheriff's either do not know who the boss lose."
resources." office in Fresno did nab more is or are too frightened to give ___
Vast amounts of pot are still than 100 suspects during two details. Valdes reported from Pasco,
smuggled into the U.S. from weeks of raids last summer. But "They are fearful of what may Wash.
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Those models could be more with his father and was
offender held (AP) accurate if scientists had more
deep-water sensors and could
disappointed the two had to
cancel their plans because of the
(Yahoo! News: U.S. News) she would be found. King, comes home," Brent and build coastal inundation models evacuation orders.
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:29:30 AM Gardner was taken into custody Kelly King said in a statement for vast parts of the Pacific Rim But Okamoto said his family
at a restaurant in Escondido released through a family where the topography hasn't yet understands the tsunami threat
SAN DIEGO – Authorities and shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday and spokeswoman Sunday night. been well-surveyed, Wang said. better than most because some
volunteers are widening a search was being questioned Sunday "We will continue searching for Because complete data doesn't of his relatives lived through the
for a 17-year-old missing in San night. Gore told ABC's "Good her, and we ask that all of you exist for every coastal area, tidal surge in 1960. They
Diego County after a registered Morning America" on Monday do the same until she's back with scientists must play it safe in remember how the water was
sex offender was arrested in that the interrogation was us." their wave predictions, he said. sucked down the beach moments
c o n n e c t i o n w i t h h e r unproductive. Gore said the search for King "Even for Hawaii, we only have before the wave hit.
disappearance. "This investigation is ongoing and for further evidence would a forecast for less than 10 "My uncle was on the top floor
Some 1,400 volunteer searchers and specific criminal charges are continue through the night and locations, we don't have when all the water washed away
a n d m o r e t h a n 1 0 0 l a w still being determined," Gore expand beyond the park. inundation models for every and all the kids ran out to grab
enforcement officers failed to said at a news conference "There are several searches coastal point in Hawaii and it's the fish and before they could
find Chelsea King on Sunday, Sunday. going on around the county," the same story for the U.S. get back, the wave came. He was
but evidence was found that led Investigators also suspect Gore said. "We are going to mainland," Wang said. "We've way up top, he saw all his
to the arrest of 30-year- old John Gardner could be tied to a Dec. refocus some of our search got to be a little conservative. friends get washed away and
Albert Gardner of Lake Elsinore 27 assault on a female jogger efforts." One point doesn't tell you that's none of them were found, ever,"
some 75 miles to the north, San from Colorado Springs, Gore Chelsea King's BMW was going to be the maximum Okamoto said, as he sat with his
Diego County Sheriff William said. found in the park after she failed everywhere else." father in a hotel lobby. "They
Gore told the Associated Press Gardner's Riverside County to return to her home in In areas where inundation did the right thing."
in an interview. residence was also searched suburban Poway, Calif. on models exist, scientists' _____
King disappeared on Thursday Sunday, Gore said. Thursday, sheriff's predictions were close to Associated Press Writer Jaymes
after going for a run near Lake He was required to register as a spokeswoman Jan Caldwell said. accurate, Wang said. Song contributed to this report.
Hodges at Rancho Bernardo sex offender because of a The search for the straight-A Residents and tourists alike in Five Filters featured article:
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cell phone and iPod inside, were It was not immediately clear than 45,000 fans. A Web site — even though the waves never
found later that night. whether Gardner has hired an was created at showed up.
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Gore would not elaborate on the offered them no relief. Term Extraction.
nature of the evidence. He said "Nothing will change for us until
they were holding out hope that our beautiful daughter, Chelsea

Gang Starr MC in Coma [Hip Hop]
Hamilton Nolan (Gawker) Monotone-voiced Hall of Fame reportedly had a heart attack last in a coma. He's scheduled for
rapper Guru of Gang Starr weekend, and is in the hospital surgery today. He's 43 years old.
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CHILE Trouble at Twitter?
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(Scripting News) updates, because I've gotten
The epicentre of the quake was US Secretary of State Hillary you have a large file you can
115km (70 miles) north-east of Clinton would visit Santiago on upload here. Submitted at 2/28/2010 8:55:26 AM replies to some of my messages.
Concepcion and 325km (202 Tuesday and meet Ms Bachelet At no time should you endanger No mention of the problem on
miles) south-west of the capital and Mr Pinera, officials said. yourself or others, take any Not sure what's going on, if this
Santiago. The European Union has unnecessary risks or infringe any is for everyone, or just a few, or Update at noon: They have
About 1.5 million homes in pledged 3m euros ($4m; £2.7m) laws. just me. something about it at the status
Chile have been damaged. Most in emergency aid for Chile. Read the terms and conditions The last update in my timeline site.
of the collapsed buildings were Japan said it was providing an The BBC may edit your is 8 hours old. 1:PM: My timeline is back.
of older design - including many emergency grant of $3m, as well comments and not all emails will But some people are getting
historic structures.
About 90% of the historic
as sending tents, generators,
water cleaners and other
be published. Your comments
may be published on any BBC Kobe cold, but Lakers finally
centre of the town of Curico was
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A to Z of the greatest journeys on Earth
(Holy Kaw!) its wild storms and choppy seas, easily navigable section below along the Causeway Coast with
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:44:10 AM the 800km strait connects the Aswan are the spectacular Edfu sandy beaches, cliff-top paths
Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It’s Temple and the Valley of the and at its heart, the geological
One exciting way to see the also the shortest sea crossing Kings (with Tutankhamun’s wonder of the Giant’s
world is to travel by way of between South America and tomb) as well as the vibrant city Causeway.
alphabet! The Independent has Antarctica, where the visitor will of Luxor. Many tour operators Full story at The Independent.
compiled a great A to Z list of find penguin rookeries, seals, offer cruises which take in these Planning a trip? Check out our
unforgettable adventures from whales and, of course, icebergs. sights. travel coverage.
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See a few highlights below: world’s longest river at km Ulster Way is a circular
D—Drake Passage, Antarctica 6,695km, passes through eight it’s Egypt—and particularly its walking route around the best
Named after its discoverer, Sir countries besides Egypt on its ancient civilisation – that is most landscapes in Northern Ireland.
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Clinton starts Latin America tour Buffett Videos
(BBC News | Americas |
World Edition)
visit may change in the wake of
the earthquake there.
page with its southern
neighbours, the Obama
Barry Ritholtz (The Big
Submitted at 3/1/2010 4:08:58 AM Hillary Clinton may be going to administration has brought little Picture)
Latin America, but she will be change to US policies in Latin
US Secretary of State Hillary partly focused on Iran. America and has paid little Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:16:18 AM

Clinton is starting a five-day Question time attention to the region.
tour of Latin America, with her Washington is pushing for a Washington's policy of isolating The Warren-Buffett-a-thon on
first visit to countries like Chile fourth round of UN sanctions Cuba is still the main sticking CNBC is in full throat this The eviGroup Paddle
and Brazil. against Tehran. point, and Mrs Clinton is likely morning; Here are a full run of
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She will also attend the Brazil, a rising regional player to face tough questions
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President and former guerilla currently sits on the UN Security Print Sponsor To watch in order, start at Brian Barrett (Gizmodo)
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AdMob, which tracks click device relative to iPhone OS No more details on specs are
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Review: Viva il Re board game app asks to be crowned
Sebastian Blanco (The almost exactly like the tabletop with six, just twice). As soon as
Unofficial Apple Weblog version and most of the everyone votes yes on a
(TUAW)) functionally is the same, it's just character, total up your points
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:00:00 AM not as much fun to compete and start a new round. If,
Filed under: iPhone, iPod touch, against bots as it is to outwit however, at least one person
App Review The iPhone might other people. Continue reading votes "no," that character is
be the most amazing computer and see if you agree. removed from the castle - and
you can slip into your jeans, but Gallery: Viva il Re scores nothing - and the game
there are some things it just The Game continues. One special rule here:
doesn't do very well. For The game is played over one or if it's the last round in a game, if
example, you can't really get three rounds, with each round you manage to score zero points
into a bluffing match against the ending with the election of a from characters, you get a bonus
machine, at least not with the new king (yes, we know, kings of 33 points. Even royalty like to
iPhone/iPod touch app Viva il don't usually get elected, but shoot the moon, apparently.
Re($1.99). Here's what we work with us here). To start the The game mechanics are simple
mean. game, each player gets a card enough, and the game is so
Viva il Re (which means "Long listing six names. These are the enjoyable that people have made
live the King" in Italian) is a characters that will score you their own homemade boards that
well-designed board game by points at the end of the game, so incorporate Star Trek or cute
Stefano Luperto that has been the higher you can get them in little animals. Board gamers are
beautifully ported to the iPhone the castle, the better. a pretty dedicated bunch, and
by by Pro-netics S.p.A. The The castle (game board) is made you can guess that there's
object is to score points and up of seven sections, numbered something here worth keeping if
hopefully get one of your 0-5 and 10. The lower six floors they go ahead and re-theme a
characters to become the new are where the characters spend game. To explore the game in an
king, because the old king has most of their time. In the set-up online, turn-based setting, click
decided to retire (can kings do phase of the game, players place here of download the game rules
that?). With the retirement a character on a floor numbered summary in PDF.
announcement, "the pirouette for 1-4 (each player will place the The App
succession begins!" according to same numbers of characters, and As we said, when you go
the official game setup. Each the extras start on floor zero). through all these steps with
player is secretly hoping one of Once everyone has taken their friends around a table, it can get
their six characters manages to place, movement starts. pretty intense, especially once a
reach the top, out of 13 total. Now, with each turn you can few rounds of voting have
When you play the board game move any character up one, and passed. When playing the
version of Viva il Re, called only one, floor. The only time iPhone app version, though,
King Me!, the reasonably slow you can't do this is when a floor everything moves a little too fast
pace of the game and the face-to you want to move to is full with and the "opponents" (bots) don't
the floor they are on when the You can always vote "yes," but
-face interaction means that f o u r c h a r a c t e r s a l r e a d y . have any sort of personality to
round ends. are limited to voting "no" to a
there is time to develop guesses Obviously, you want to get all of make you feel like you're
When does this happen? When small number of times based on
about which characters each your characters as high in the playing a bluffing game. Instead,
a new king is crowned. Each how many players are in the
player is hoping will take the castle as possible, because they
time a character is moved to the game (e.g., with three players, REVIEW: page 29
throne. While the app looks will each score points equal to
top floor, an election is held. you can vote "no" four times,
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TUAW Fact Check: Apple using underage labor? No.
Chris Rawson (The Unofficial don't own any products from emphasis added at key points:
Apple Weblog (TUAW)) Apple, it's just one more reason "Apple discovered t hree
Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:00:00 AM not to buy them. facilities that had previously
If you dig beyond the headline, hired 15-year-old workers in
Filed under: Apple Corporate, however, to the meat of the countries where the minimum
Apple When a lot of people get Telegraph's article, where the age for employment is 16.
their news electronically, actual reporting finally begins? Across the three facilities, our
skimming over headlines Then you get a completely auditors found records of 11
through news aggregators, RSS different story as early as the workers who had been hired
feeds, and retweets on Twitter, first sentence: "At least eleven prior to reaching the legal age,
sometimes the majority of 15-year-old children were although t he workers were no
information people will get from discovered to be working last longer underage or no longer in
an article comes from the year in three factories which active employment at the time of
headline. supply Apple." That's pretty far our audit.
When a headline leans towards from the image conjured by the In each of the three facilities,
the sensational side, or doesn't headline, of legions of school- we required a review of all
accurately reflect the aged children lined up in employment records for the year
information that's actually factories and slapping together prior to our audit, as well as a
contained in the article, it's easy MacBook Pros when they complete analysis of the hiring
for poorly-represented news to should be slapping together process to clarify how underage
spread like wildfire. This article algebra homework. Instead, we people had been able to gain
from the UK's The Daily find a relatively small number of employment. Apple required
Telegraph, regarding Apple's teenaged factory workers -- wage pay and records of they perform similar checks, we each facility to develop and
self-initiated audit of its overseas reprehensible, but not unusual at underage labor" -- but it's still have no way of knowing. institute appropriate
manufacturing facilities, is a all for overseas factories. The ripe for misinterpretation. The Another bit of perspective on management systems- such as
perfect example, with its end of this first sentence is even reporting at least is far better t h i s c o m e s c o u r t e s y o f more thorough ID checks and
attention-grabbing headline: more important, because it puts than the Telegraph; right away, MacRumors: "Apple in 2009 v e r i f i c a t i o n p r o c e d u r e s - t o
"Apple Admits Using Child the focus where it belongs: three Engadget notes that the reports found a total of 17 instances of prevent future employment of
Labour." The sub-headline isn't factories which supply Apple. of child labor come straight from w h a t i t c o n s i d e r s ' c o r e underage workers."
any better: "Apple has admitted Two paragraphs later, we find Apple's own 2010 Supplier v i o l a t i o n s ' o f i t s c o d e o f Issues like underage labor, poor
that child labour was used at the another very important bit of Responsibility Progress Report, conduct, representing about 2% working environments, and
factories that build its news not reflected in the and they also note that out of of core issues assessed by its substandard pay are all very real
computers, iPods and mobile headline: "Apple said the child 102 audited manufacturers, most auditors." Far from perfect, yes, consequences of doing business
phones." workers are now no longer being of them said Apple was the only but equally as far from the with overseas suppliers. Most
Once a person reads those used." manufacturer that performed sweatshop conditions conjured manufacturers are content with
words, his or her knee-jerk Other news sites performed compliance checks this rigorous. up by the Telegraph's headline; turning a blind eye to the whole
reaction is most likely going to better reporting on the matter, That means Sony, Lenovo, Dell, in fact, if you actually read t h i n g , s o l o n g a s t h e
be one of disgust and horror. but at least one still had an easily HP, and all the other Apple's own audit, you find that shareholders stay happy and
"How could you, Apple?" they misinterpreted headline. Read on manufacturers out there may 97% of its facilities were in stock prices stay high. By
might say. If this hypothetical to find out more. well have even worse working compliance with regulations running comprehensive audits of
reader owns a Mac or an iPhone, Engadget's headline for its story conditions at their suppliers' against underage labor. its suppliers, Apple runs the risk
their eyes might glance over at it is a bit better -- "Apple supplier factories than those reflected in Finally, the wording from
with anguished guilt; if they audit reveals sub-minimum Apple's audit, but until or unless Apple's audit itself, with TUAW page 27
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10 Reasons You Should Attend or Watch a Global Ignite Week
Jennifer Van Grove since 2006, this year’s quickly and succinctly (or be left Even if you can’t make it out to
(Mashable!) coordinated Global Ignite Week behind by their own slides). 6. the Ignite event in your
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:40:13 AM initiative is a first of its kind — It’s pitch-free neighborhood, you can tune into
with more than 12,000 people As conference goers, we all the Ignite events from all areas
What was once just a Seattle slated to attend 72 events always fear that conference as each local event will be live
event — first started by Brady spanning six continents — that’s sessions will derail into tedious streaming their talks to the web.
Forrest of O’Reilly Media and bound to become the talk of the and unwanted pitch fests. Fear You can turn to Ignite’s recently
Bre Pettis of in 2006 Web over the coming week, and not! Ignite is a pitch-free zone unveiled video site to eavesdrop
— Ignite has grown to become perhaps after. 2. It’s global and talks are guaranteed to on sessions happening around
a n o n g o i n g s e r i e s o f We’ve already mentioned that minds from all walks of life encompass an array of topics the world or catch up on popular
International geek gatherings events are taking place in six participate and get their five like the above example, How To talks from previous events. 10.
where the brightest minds get continents, but given that that minutes under the spotlight. 4. Work a Crowd. 7. There’s booze You can unlock a Foursquare
five minutes of stage time to Ignite is one hundred percent Talks are only 5 minutes (hint: Event organizers — volunteers badge
make their point. volunteer organized we think it’s you won’t get bored) though they may be — are still The Foursquare badge is
Today marks the start of remarkable that this single week Ignite is perhaps the most tasked to find venues that have starting to become choice
Ignite’s most ambitious will encompass events structured event we know of that bars. Enough said. 8. There’s du’jour for the hidden gem of
endeavor to date: Global Ignite happening in North America, still manages to inspire creative science fair-like contests any geeky event and Ignite is no
Week. This week-long Ignite South America, Europe, Asia, thinking. Each presenter is At some Ignites, organizers will different. If you’re attending an
extravaganza has been eight Australia and even Africa. Six limited to five minutes and there opt to include a contest portion event in person and check-in on
months in the making and is a out of seven is no small feat, but is absolutely no wiggle room. in addition to the standard five Foursquare, you’ll be welcomed
first of its kind. we hear that next year we could None. Period. 5. Presentation minute talks. Contests vary with a custom Ignite Foursquare
You can find an Ignite event to e v e n s e e I g n i t e e v e n t s i n slides auto-advance depending on location but badge. As any Foursquare
attend or watch online, but either Antarctica. 3. No keynotes In order to up the challenge they’re meant to be activity- fanatic knows, each badge is like
way you’ll want to familiarize Trust us, this is a pro. Instead of factor, Ignite speakers are only based exercises with rules that a trophy that highlights your
with the movement that is Ignite. putting a few special guests on a alloted 20 slides. The catch is inspire creativity and yet make adventurous nature.
To catch you up to speed, we’ve pedestal for a keynote speech or that each slide auto-advances winning a challenge. Contests [ Img credits: LaughingSquid,
put together a list of reasons why p a n e l , I g n i t e e v e n t s a r e after 15 seconds, regardless of from years past include egg Yukon White Light, NYTVF]
Global Ignite Week (@ignite) s t r u c t u r e d s u c h t h a t a l l whether or not the presenter has slams, Popsicle-stick bridge Tags: Events, foursquare, ignite,
should be on your radar. 10 p r e s e n t e r s a r e e q u a l . A l l finished their thought. This c o n t e s t s , p a p e r a i r p l a n e List, Lists, live video, o'reilly
Reasons to Attend or Watch speakers are treated the same, makes for an atmosphere that c h a l l e n g e s , a n d c u p c a k e
Online 1. Be a part of history in alloted the same amount of time, crackles with intensity and contests. 9. Video is live
the making and must follow the same set of forces presenters to stay on topic streamed to the Web (and
While Ignite has been around rules. Still, some of the greatest and get their points across archived)
continued from page 26

of finding out just how poorly its of proportion. Despite what Apple's performance of these Unofficial Apple Weblog Comments
suppliers treat its workers, and some newspapers or news sites audits in the first place. (TUAW) on Mon, 01 Mar 2010
by publishing those results, it would have you believe, Macs TUAW TUAW Fact Check: 00:00:00 EST. Please see our
runs the risk of news outlets like and iPhones are not crafted by Apple using underage labor? terms for use of feeds.
the Telegraph blowing them out children, and that's partly due to No. originally appeared on The Read| Permalink| Email this|
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'CSI: Miami''s Horatio
Encouraged by iPhone market, Nuance announces Travels to Los Angeles
to Unravel a Secret
new medical apps (ETonline - Breaking News)
Mel Martin (The Unofficial a variation of Dragon Search produces MacSpeech Dictate. Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:01:00 AM
Apple Weblog (TUAW)) that will allow medical staff to The application uses the Dragon
Submitted at 3/1/2010 8:00:00 AM search a variety of medical speech recognition engine. "CSI: Miami" is Los Angeles
websites completely by voice Nuance also provided the voice bound on tonight's episode when
Filed under: Enterprise, using an iPhone. The app is recognition that powers the Horatio Caine ( David Caruso)
Hardware, Odds and ends, expected to be released by April popular Siri app for the iPhone, and Eric Delko ( Adam
iPhone, iPod touch, iPad Dragon 30. that lets users do searches with Rodriguez) travel to Los
Dictation and Dragon Search Finally, Nuance is unveiling natural language queries. Angeles to unravel a secret from
from Nuance Communications Dragon Medical Mobile t h e N u a n c e r e s e a r c h , t h e Peter Durlach, the Senior V.P. Jesse Cardoza's ( Eddie Cibrian)
were definite crowd-pleasers, so Recorder, a voice capture app Blackberry is still the leading of marketing and Strategy for past.
today the company is that will allow clinicians to smartphone among physicians, Nuance, told me the company is "Jesse Cardoza is a new member
announcing specialized medical conduct on-the-go dictation b u t t h e i P h o n e g r o w t h i s also taking a close look at the of our team. He was transplanted
versions of the apps for using a smartphone. Once the explosive and almost doubled in Apple iPad for use by medical from Los Angeles under some
physicians and medical sound is recorded, the file is use by physicians between 2008 professionals. The company will difficult circumstances -- the
professionals. forwarded through Nuance's and 2009. In a July survey of see if the form factor works for death of his wife. He came to
The first app is Dragon Medical background speech recognition Medical Students it was found doctors and nurses, and Durlach Miami to join our team but his
Mobile Dictation. It is designed technology and into a that 45% owned an iPhone or an says he expects the iPad to be an past is haunting him. In order for
to allow clinicians to dictate transcription where a high iPod touch. Of those who did not important part of future Nuance him to break free of it we need
patient notes, emails and text quality draft is created, then own a smartphone, 60% planned solutions. to come to L.A. As a result, we
messages instead of typing them returned for review and sign off. to buy an iPhone or iPod touch TUAW Encouraged by iPhone are digging into the past and
on a mobile device. The idea is The Dragon Medical Recorder is within a year. market, Nuance announces new trying to clarify what happened,"
to let medical professionals due before the end of this year. That has to be good news for medical apps originally appeared David tells ET.
dictate and capture information Nuance estimates that by the Apple, and I would expect Steve on The Unofficial Apple Weblog Also in the episode, Malcolm
in real time with a smartphone, end of next year, 81% of Jobs and colleagues to continue (TUAW) on Mon, 01 Mar 2010 McDowell guest stars as a sleazy
without having to return to a physicians will be using to push the iPhone into the 08:00:00 EST. Please see our lawyer, while Michael Madsen
desktop or laptop computer. The smartphones. More interesting is enterprise in the coming months. terms for use of feeds. is playing a bodyguard to a
product is expected to be that the company research shows For Nuance Communications, Read| Permalink| Email this| murder suspect, and Sheri Moon
available before the end of the the iPhone breaking away from it's a further endorsement of Comments Zombie plays a Los Angeles-
year. the pack of other smartphones to Apple products. Earlier this based photographer.
Nuance is also announcing be the preferred device in the month Nuance bought
Dragon Medical Mobile Search, medical enterprise. According to MacSpeech, the company that

Wacom Cintiq 21UX: Now this is a touchscreen
John Biggs (CrunchGear) nothing new but how about a toggle buttons for performing Y o u c a n c h e c k i t o u t a t
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:30:57 AM tablet that can sense 2048 levels actions without having to lift W a c o m ’ s w e b s i t e .
of pressure? This $1999 Wacom your pen.
Pressure-sensitive tablets are tablet has a 21.3-inch touchscreen as well as rear It should be available in April.
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Microsoft software to let patients see continued from page 25

it becomes a simple game of sounding, but why can't we
medical records moving your characters up and
voting now and again. Sure, this
listen to iTunes while playing?
This is quickly becoming our
(CNET referring specialist can also any size hospital, said Microsoft. sounds like pretty much the number one annoyance with
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:02:56 AM request access to the system to It can also integrate with a same thing, but if just feels very iPhone games. We're carrying
keep on top of your hospital care hospital's existing network different and not in a good way. around gigs of music for a
Microsoft is unveiling new and ongoing treatment. enviroment and run on The Toilet expansion is also reason, my friends, and we
health care software that will Microsoft said that the hospital Microsoft's SharePoint Server. missing. probably like our tunes better
give you a glimpse of your own will control the list of outside HealthVault Community There are some nice digital-only than your game's soundtrack.
medical records online. physicians who are able to tap Connect is slated to debut in the touches. Instead of needing to On the table, King Me! is a fun
The company on Monday into your records. third quarter of this year. remember who your characters and light "filler" game. On the
announced its new HealthVault "With HealthVault Community With the push toward lowering are, they are conveniently iPhone, though, it falls flat. The
Community Connect software, Connect, we are targeting one of medical costs by modernizing highlighted in yellow on the main flaw of Viva il Re is that
which is geared toward hospitals the fundamental gaps in the care the system, Microsoft has been game board. This makes your it's for one player only. While it
interested in helping patients process -- the lack of electronic one of several tech companies turns much quicker, since there's would make the game take
access their own health care information flow between the introducing new health care no need to refer back to your list longer, pass-n-play does not
history. hospital, the patient and the products. Last year, the company of candidates. seem like it would be that hard
Following a hospital stay, you patient's care team outside the formed a venture with CVS to It's impossible to know if the to implement, and it would
and your personal doctors can hospital," said David Cerino, let people download their bots ever vote "yes" to a certainly turn Viva il Re from a
view electronic copies of your general manager of Microsoft prescription information to their character that isn't on their card C+ game into an A- in a hurry.
hospital records online. Using Health Solutions Group, in a HealthVault accounts. It also has so as to hold on to a "no" card At the very least, playing other
the software, you can also statement. "By allowing patients been buying companies to for later while expecting at least opponents over a network would
preregister for future hospital and their personal physicians to enhance its medical portfolio, one other player to decline the be nice. This is an interactive
appointments using your access electronic copies of their most recently picking up health new king, but it appears they do. game, and any digital version
existing medical information. discharge instructions, for care sofware maker Sentillion in We played some games where a needs to respect that. For now,
You log onto the hospital's example, hospitals can facilitate December. round ended much earlier than we're voting "no."
patient Web site, said Microsoft, better health outcomes by Microsoft's Amalga product line expected, something that is TUAW Review: Viva il Re
where you can call up physican getting the relevant information is designed to help doctors and certainly reminiscent of the board game app asks to be
notes, discharge instructions, into the hands of the people who patients more easily access and tabletop version. crowned originally appeared on
prescriptions, and lab and need it most." organize medical records and is The app also doesn't remember The Unofficial Apple Weblog
radiology results. You can send HealthVault Community currently being used in large settings - the number of players (TUAW) on Mon, 01 Mar 2010
copies of your hospital records Connect was announced at 2010 hospitals such as New York- or rounds selected - from game 10:00:00 EST. Please see our
to your personal HealthVault Annual Healthcare Information Presbyterian. to game, so you need to reselect terms for use of feeds.
account, if you have one. and Management Systems Five Filters featured article: them each time. Not cool. Also, Read| Permalink| Email this|
HealthVault is a free service Society (HIMSS) Conference & Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools: each time you move a character Comments
from Microsoft that lets you Exhibition, a health care trade PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS, to another level, the game
store and organize all your show taking place in Atlanta this Term Extraction. automatically shifts it to the
health care records online. week. leftmost open spot on that level.
Your personal doctor or The software is designed for This isn't a real problem, just
kind of silly.
The game's music is harmless
and appropriately medieval-
30 Tech/ E-reader News Edition

Quix makes bookmarklets even Intuit Offers a New
easier to use Look at the Economy
TJ Luoma (The Unofficial
Apple Weblog (TUAW))
you don't find the one you want,
you can add your own using
Quix's easy syntax in a plain text
and Employment Trends
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:00:00 AM
Adam Ostrow (Mashable!)
file( Mine is available for
Filed under: Internet Tools anyone who wants to use it.) Submitted at 3/1/2010 5:30:31 AM

Bookmarklets are one of my If you still are not convinced,
favorite things. I have an entire checkout their two minute video Many economists (and the
folder of them in my Safari "raiders of the lost ark"), then which shows it in action. By the President) believe that small
Bookmark Bar for Instapaper press Return. As Jeff Goldblum time I finished watching it, I was businesses will be what reignites
and Readability and and used to say"There's no step already sold. Instead of an entire job growth in the US. Today,
Pukka and Tumblr and ... well, three." Some of the other built-in folder of bookmarklets, I have Intuit is out with a new way to
y o u g e t t h e i d e a . T h e y ' r e commands: one for Quix, which does track that theory – a monthly US Department of Labor? In its
incredibly handy for doing everything that I did before, and small business employment most recent report– for January
"something" with the current • Search IMDB: "imdb search more. index that leverages payroll data – the unemployment rate
webpage that you are viewing, word(s)" Oh, and one more thing: since from tens of thousands of dropped from 10 percent to 9.7
or quickly looking up other • Search Google: "g search this is just javascript, it also customers to track hiring trends. percent, breaking an uptrend
information. works on Mobile Safari on the Specifically, the index measures we’ve seen since 2007.
word(s)" hiring at roughly 50,000 Their number looks at overall
Quix has come up with a way to • Search Google Images: "img iPhone. Ever tried to find a
make them even better. It calls search word(s)" specific word on a long page of companies with less than 20 employment though – not just
itself "Your Bookmarklets, On • Search Wikipedia: "w search text in Mobile Safari? It can be a employees that use Intuit Online small businesses – so if the
Steroids" and it's hard to argue word(s)" real hassle. With Quix, just type Payroll. Much like Mint (which thesis that a recovery starts with
with that description. Imagine all • Search only the current site "find search word(s)" and Quix is now owned by Intuit) can small business is to be believed,
of your bookmarklets together in u s i n g G o o g l e : " g s s e a r c h will highlight all instances of the shed insight into personal perhaps Intuit’s data is telling us
one, and being able to come up w o r d ( s ) " word on the current page and finance habits by analyzing something, especially if January
with shortcuts to trigger each • Reformat the current page show you the first one. customer data, the idea here is doesn’t prove to be an anomaly
one. Quix is incredibly handy. Check that in aggregate, Intuit’s small when the Department of Labor
using Readability: "read" business customers can tell us issues its next report.
The interface is extremely • Share on Tumblr: "tumblr" it out at
minimal: a javascript popup • Share on Facebook: "fb" TUAW Quix makes which way small business is In any event, we like that Intuit
window with a text input space. • Share on Delicious: "db" bookmarklets even easier to use trending each month. is leveraging its data to provide
What you type in that space • Clip current page in Evernote: originally appeared on The The company’s first report insight into broader trends.
dictates what happens next. Quix "evernote" Unofficial Apple Weblog shows that there were 40,000 We’ve seen companies like
comes with a bunch of (TUAW) on Mon, 01 Mar 2010 new small business jobs created AdMob, Flurry, and JiWire(and
commands already built-in, and in February, representing a 0.2% even Facebook) do similar
There are scads more for 09:00:00 EST. Please see our increase in their index. recently within their respective
using them is a breeze. The shortening links, sending the terms for use of feeds.
syntax couldn't be simpler: just page to other programs like Read| Permalink| Email this| Moreover, their report shows fields, and see it as an effective
type a command shortcut (such CSSEdit, MarsEdit, Pukka, Comments that small business employment way for brands to build further
as "imdb") followed by a word Tweetie, or many others. and if bottomed out in the middle of awareness for their products.
or words (like "ghostbusters" or last year, with 150,000 jobs Tags: employment, intuit,
created in total since June, 2009: statistics
How does Intuit’s data compare
to that released monthly by the
E-reader News Edition Tech/ 31

Network Solutions Confused About Social Networks Play a
The DMCA Major Part in How We
Mike Masnick (Techdirt)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 4:34:00 AM
for a "notice-and-notice" system
of dealing with takedowns,
whereby it needs to first notify
challenges the Notice by
submitting a Counter
Notification that complies with
Get News [STATS]
Stan Schroeder (Mashable!)
Last week we wrote about how the user and wait for them to the DMCA, the Host is required
Microsoft abused the DMCA to respond. Unfortunately, the to disable access to the allegedly Submitted at 3/1/2010 2:50:36 AM

force Cryptome offline via DMCA does not follow such a infringing site for a period of
Network Solutions. Since then, procedure. It would be much "not less than 10 business days, The latest study from Pew
there's been some interesting better if it did. However, the nor [sic] more than 14 business Internet analyzes the news
scrambling by all parties DMCA is a "notice-and- days" (the "Challenge Time consumers in America and
involved. Mircorosft claimed takedown" setup, whereby the Period"). Again, this appears to various different ways of finding
that it never meant to take service provider who receives be incorrect. If it had been news. Based on a sample of
Cryptome down entirely, just the the notice needs to first take following the DMCA, it should 2,259 adults, the study reveals
that three fourths of the people claim they read news in a
one document (though, it no down the content, if it wishes to have already taken the content national newspaper such as the
longer is asking for it to be taken retain its safe harbor protections. down to retain safe harbors. It (75%) who find news online get
it either forwarded through email New York Times or USA
down). But that doesn't make It can choose not to take the makes no sense to say once the Today.
much sense, because Network content down (though, that counternotice is sent then you or posts on social networking
sites, and half of them (52%) Also interesting is the division
Solutions only had the ability to rarely happens), but it risks take down the content. Instead, between news consumers
take down the whole site, not l o s i n g t h e s a f e h a r b o r the no less than 10 days/no more forward the news through those
means. according to their relationship to
pieces of content. Either way, protections. As the law itself than 14 days refers to how much news. 33% of cell phone owners
what really confused us was clearly states: upon notification time the service provider is It translates to a large portion of
all Americans. According to the now access news on their cell
Network Solutions response to of claimed infringement as supposed to wait before putting phones and 28% use
the DMCA takedown, which described in paragraph (3), the content back that it already report, 59% of those surveyed
get news from a combination of personalized news, meaning they
was that it waited until responds expeditiously to took down. Of course, given have a customized page that
Cryptome filed a counternotice remove, or disable access to, the that NetSol was confused about online and offline sources.
However, the study also shows includes news from sources
to take down the site. That's not material that is claimed to be the notice-and-takedown they’ve personally chosen.
how the DMCA works. infringing or to be the subject of process, you could see why it that very few people nowadays
(7%) are getting information Perhaps most importantly, news
Yet, in a blog post sent over by infringing activity. So NetSol is felt the need to take the content consumers today participate in
Achura, Network Solutions tries wrong to claim that they first down after the counternotice -- from a single media platform. In
fact, nearly half of Americans the creation of news; 37% have
to provide a "layperson's guide" need to notify the user and wait because that's the point that it contributed to news creation,
t o t h e D M C A . T h e o n l y for the response. realizes it was legally supposed (46%) claim they get news from
four to six media platforms on a commented on news, or shared it
problem is that they get it Second, NetSol is then wrong in to take the content down earlier. via social media sites such as
wrong. how it responds to a Permalink| Comments| Email typical day. And while TV is
still the biggest source of news Facebook or Twitter.
First, Network Solutions seems counternotice from the user. It This Story The entire report is available
to think that the DMCA provides c l a i m s : I f t h e c u s t o m e r (78% of Americans say they get
news from a local TV station), here.
Internet sits on second place Image courtesy of iStockphoto,
(61% of users get news online), enot-poloskun
ahead of radio and newspapers. Tags: News, social media,
Interestingly enough, relatively social networks, trending
few people – only 17 percent –
32 Tech/ Gadgets/ Picture/ E-reader News Edition

New iPhone ad: Family Travel The Blue
Steven Sande (The Unofficial Southwest Airlines app to check International Airport is actually Marble
Apple Weblog (TUAW)) in on a flight from Denver to a mashup of restaurants located Kevin Collins (Flickr Blog)
Submitted at 2/28/2010 10:45:00 PM LA, finds a restaurant for the throughout Denver International Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:48:21 PM
family ( Heidi's Brooklyn Deli) Airport. All of the apps are free,
Filed under: Odds and ends, in the C concourse at Denver although Schlage Link does • About Flickr
iPhone International Airport with Gate
If you've been watching TV Guru, makes sure that she has
require a monthly subscription
and appropriate Z-Link
Flickr is a revolution in photo
storage, sharing and
Dropcam gets
over the last few days (and who entertainment for her kids in the
hasn't, with that USA / Canada form of "Finding Nemo" loaded
hardware on the home front
(similar to the Christmas tree ad
organization, making photo
management an easy, natural
an updated
hockey game and the tsunami in the iPod app, and then turns
coverage), you may have seen off the living room lights at
from the holidays).
TUAW New iPhone ad: Family
and collaborative process. Get
comments, notes, and tags on iPhone App
the latest in the series of iPhone home with the Schlage Link app. Travel originally appeared on your photos, post to any blog, John Biggs (CrunchGear)
ads. For those of you who are The Unofficial Apple Weblog share and more! Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:30:10 AM
The ad, titled "Family Travel," s t i c k l e r s f o r a d v e r t i s i n g (TUAW) on Sun, 28 Feb 2010 Five Filters featured article:
features a voice-over by a Mom accuracy, note that Southwest 22:45:00 EST. Please see our Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools: I like a secure household. I like
w h o g u s h e s t h a t " I t ' s flight 1403 is not an actual SWA terms for use of feeds. PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS, to back up my seismics with a
unbelievable how much better flight between DEN and LAX Read| Permalink| Email this| Term Extraction. perimeter of screamers and I like
family trips have gotten..." as and that the restaurant list for Comments to keep a webcam trained on my
she demonstrates using the C o n c o u r s e C a t D e n v e r front door. One problem,
however, has been viewing my
Upgrading to Windows Phone 7 May Not Be perimeter remotely with my
iPhone. It is a problem no more.

Possible Dropcam, makers of $199
wireless webcams, have released
an updated iPhone app that let’s
Stan Schroeder (Mashable!) upgrading, as Microsoft’s UK Windows Mobile 6.x owners you add cameras to your system
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:16:15 AM Mobile Business Group Director will be left with dead-end with a minimum of fuss and
Alex Reeve said it’s up to their d e v i c e s , a s M i c r o s o f t i s muss. Each camera pops up on
Yes, most of us want Windows “hardware partners to think supposed to continue support for the app as its started and you can
Phone 7 to be very different about.” them under the name Windows view images over Wi-Fi and 3G
from Windows Mobile. And But now, news comes out that Phone Classic. But if you’re anywhere in the world.
Microsoft promised that it will, owners of HTC HD2, a new interested in upgrading to The App is free and each
indeed, be different, closer to the Windows Mobile 6.5 device Windows Phone 7, you’re camera costs$199.
latest generation of Zunes than which seems more than capable none of the current phones have treading on unstable ground, no I personally use Vitamin D for
to a Windows Mobile 6.x phone. of running the new software, what it takes. matter which Windows Mobile my home surveillance but this
But it comes with a price: won’t be able to upgrade to “Because we have very specific device you own. looks like a good solution for
chances are owners of Windows Windows Phone 7 software. requirements for Windows Tags: microsoft, windows f o l k s o n t h e r u n f r o m
Mobile 6.x devices won’t be Furthermore, according to APC, Phone 7 Series the current mobile, windows phone 7 slamhounds.
able to upgrade to Windows Microsoft’s General Manager phones we have right now will
Phone 7 software. for Mobile Communications not be upgradable,” she said.
Up until recently, it looked as Business in the Asia-Pacific This doesn’t mean that
though there is a chance of region, Natasha Kwan, said that
E-reader News Edition Tech/ Gadgets/ Entertainment/ 33

We7 Gives UK Users Toni Braxton
Looking to Enter
Another Music Streaming Dating World
Forwarding A Option on the iPhone (ETonline - Breaking News)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:04:00 AM
Stan Schroeder (Mashable!)
Defamatory Email Is Submitted at 3/1/2010 4:26:23 AM Recently single Toni Braxton
confided in ET's Kevin Frazier
Not Defamation Peter Gabriel-backed UK music
streaming service we7 just
launched an iPhone app which
backstage at the 41st Annual
NAACP Image Awards that she
Mike Masnick (Techdirt) protections. The fact that the is looking for love.
guy added a brief intro to the lets Premium+ users listen to Toni said, "I haven't started
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:22:30 AM
email also didn't change this -- music on their iPhone, ad-free. dating yet…no one has asked
We've seen some folks claim in though, the content of that intro We7 gives several options to me." A stunned Kevin vowed to
the comments that Section 230 c o u l d b e r e v i e w e d f o r u s e r s : f r e e s e r v i c e i s a d - the iPhone. The two apps have play matchmaker and is on a
safe harbors go away if the defamation (the court found s u p p o r t e d , a n d w o r k s the same price in the UK for mission to find her a date.
person or company is involved there was none), since that was worldwide, Premium option is their premium subscription; ET was also sure to speak to
in forwarding or posting the actually written by the guy. UK-only and lets you stream Spotify, however, is a bit many of the night's big winners
material of others -- but courts Once again, this is exactly how music (without ads) from your cheaper at 9.99 euros (13.6 i n c l u d i n g G a b o u r e y
have repeatedly held otherwise. Section 230 should act. It's PC, and the Premium+ option dollars) in other countries. Sidibe(Outstanding Actress,
Now we've got yet another such designed to make sure liability (also UK-only) lets you listen to Spotify also has the advantage of ' P r e c i o u s ' ) , M o r g a n
case, that actually has pretty a gets applied to the right party -- “millions of songs” without ads, being available in several Freeman(Outstanding Actor,
pretty similar story line to some the one actually making (for both on your PC and your Euroepan countries, while we7 ' I n v i c t u s ' ) , a n d
previous lawsuits. Basically a e x a m p l e ) t h e d e f a m a t o r y iPhone, for a monthly fee of i s s t i l l l i m i t e d t o U n i t e d Mo'Nique(Outstanding Talk
guy forwarded an email to a remarks. Merely passing along 9.99 pounds (roughly 15 US K i n g d o m o n l y . Series, "The Mo'Nique Show").
mailing list, which someone what someone said shouldn't dollars). As far as other mobile platforms
claimed was defamatory -- and have the liability passed on to With this move, we7 joins go, according to we7’s website,
t h e y s u e d t h e g u y w h o you as well, and that's exactly Spotify as another European Android version is “coming
forwarded the email. But, once what the court found. provider of streaming music on soon”.
again, a court has found that the Permalink| Comments| Email
mere act of forwarding the email This Story
does not take away section 230

Plextor’s first SSDs are now available for your consumption
Matt Burns (CrunchGear) SSDs. The company showed off MSRP of $235 with the 128GB ( 70MB/s on the 120GB drive.
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:48:39 AM its upcoming models at CES PX-128M1S) going for $415. They are a tad expensive, yes,
2010, but now both the 64GB The drives utilize the popular but they are also breakneck-
It seems like nearly every and 128GB options are available Marvell controller chipset, quick.
computer accessory maker has a — for a pretty price. which delivers read/write speeds
line of SSDs now and Plextor Pricing is inline with other 64GB ( PX-64M1S) carries an of 110MB/s and 65MB/s on the
just joined that club with two current options available. The 64GB option and 130MB/s and
34 Politics/ E-reader News Edition

Well, What I’ve Always Wanted to Do Is Direct
Michelle Cottle (The New Scott was elected as driving, drug possession, or date Stars”?)—being the child of a Why should political kids (or
Republic - All Feed) Massachusetts’s junior senator rape; having a bevy of family political celebrity can provide a their parents) worry so much
Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:00:00 PM and the GOP’s newest It boy, friends on call to bail you out of fast track to actual celebrity? I about maintaining a “normal”
aspiring pop star Ayla Brown failed business ventures, help mean, why settle for appearing life when everyone else in the
You’ve got to hand it to Bristol showed up peddling her wares buy you a baseball team, get you on a tedious political chat show country is fighting to get their
Palin: The gal is working on CBS’s “The Early Show.” A elected governor of Texas, and watched largely by the elderly excruciatingly normal lives
overtime to turn those lemons f o r m e r “ A m e r i c a n I d o l ” pave your way to the White and the unstable when mom’s transformed into the next Fox
into lemonade. contestant (she was one of 16 House. political fame can score you a spectacle?
A week or so before graduating semi-finalists in season 5), Ayla OK. That last example is a bit guest spot on a prime-time Projecting out a few years, how
high school last May, America’s has enjoyed a wave of attention specific. Then again, among the drama series? Why sing your long before politicians have to
favorite unwed teen mother since dad’s victory, popping up most enduring benefits of having heart out to a few thousand stop citing their kids as the
signed on as an abstinence on various chat shows and a political parent has been that it drunk fans at local ballgames reason they won’t pursue higher
ambassador for the Candie’s having her new EP ( Circles) dramatically facilitates one’s when dad’s election can get you office—and we instead see kids
F o u n d a t i o n ( a p e r p l e x i n g rushed to market. Ever the own entry into the game. Forget a national audience of three lobbying their parents to run as a
development for those who supportive parent, then-Senator- full-blown dynasties like the million? I hear the Obama girls way to boost the kids’ public
r e c a l l e d B r i s t o l ’ s e a r l i e r elect Brown told ABC’s “This Kennedys and Bushes: The list are big fans of Fox’s “Glee.” If I image? After all, without all that
proclamation that abstinence is Week” on January 31 that he of little boys (and girls) who, but were Malia, I’d start lobbying grotesque personal invasion that
“not realistic at all”). Four would love to see Ayla get for the grace of political hard to join the tryouts for next Sarah Palin whined about in ’08,
months later, young Bristol another shot on “Idol.” But even nepotism, would have wound up season’s new cast members. Bristol would be just another
i n c o r p o r a t e d h e r s e l f a n d assuming Fox doesn’t oblige, anonymous cubicle jockeys or Accompanying this trend, I statistic, a sad cautionary tale
launched a political p.r. and Ayla’s dreams of stardom will used car salesmen is endless. I suspect, will be the fading of the told by anxious Wasilla parents
consulting shop named BSMP undoubtedly be well served by mean, does anyone believe Evan perceived downsides of political looking to scare their own
(short for Bristol Sheeran Marie dad’s new gig. Bayh could have snagged so kid-dom. Once upon a time, hormonal offspring into keeping
Palin). Now comes the big news So what I’m now wondering is: much as a seat on the Muncie pretty much all pols agonized their pants on. Instead, Bristol
that Bristol will try her hand at Do these two lovelies represent a school board if his daddy about the lack of privacy their Inc. is preparing to enter the
acting with an appearance on the sharper, savvier model of weren’t the most charming man families would suffer because of world of wardrobe fittings and
third season of ABC Family’s political kid-dom? to come rolling out of Indiana in their profession. Today, we have script approval. Like Ayla
popular “Secret Life of the There have long been decades? Similarly, related fields Scott Brown touting his Brown, she is ready for her close
American Teenager.” Playing a advantages to having politically like lobbying, consulting, and daughters’ extreme dateability -up, Mr. DeMille.
fictionalized version of herself, prominent parents. Some of the punditry have traditionally during his victory speech and Can the other political progeny
Bristol will befriend the show’s perks are generic, shared by the rushed to embrace those with a calling for Ayla to once more be far behind?
main character in a music class offspring of the rich, powerful, political power player in the shake her groove thing for Michelle Cottle is a senior
for teen moms. and well-connected in any field: family. Simon Cowell. And why not? If editor of The New Republic.
Not too shabby, eh? At this rate, enjoying easier access to elite But have we now reached the our reality TV/YouTube culture For more TNR, become a fan on
it’s a toss-up as to which Palin schools; hobnobbing with other point where—with the lines has taught us anything, it is not Facebook and follow us on
will be the first to score her own Masters of the Universe and between pop-culture and politics to fear exposure. Exposure is Twitter.
syndicated talk show. their masters-in-waiting kids; blurring and all types of fame good. Exposure is useful. Five Filters featured article:
Of course, Bristol isn’t the only entering adolescence secure in getting smooshed together Having the public all up in your Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
enterprising cutie getting a show the knowledge that the legal (Hillary in Vogue? Al Franken business can make you a PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS,
-biz leg up from a political system will treat you gently in the Senate? Tom DeLay on star—assuming the process is Term Extraction.
parent. A week after her dad should you get busted for drunk ”Dancing With the shrewdly managed, of course.
E-reader News Edition Politics/ E-reader News/ 35

E.J. Dionne Jr. (The New estate tax. Kyl is essentially system doesn't operate enough on posing seemingly naive inefficiencies the market creates,
Republic - All Feed) leveraging the unemployed to like every other market. He questions: "I just am curious. while Republicans on the whole
Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:00:00 PM get a deal on estate tax relief that seemed troubled less by the Would you be satisfied if every think market outcomes are
would cost $138 billion over the many Americans who lack member of Congress just had almost always better than
WASHINGTON -- The word next decade, according to health insurance than by those catastrophic care? Do you think anything government can
"partisanship" is typically estimates by the Center on who abuse the insurance they we'd be better health care produce.
a c c o m p a n i e d b y t h e w o r d Budget and Policy Priorities. already have. purchasers?" That's not cheap partisanship.
"mindless." That's not simply The estate tax has already been Addressing Obama, Barrasso Barrasso answered in the It's a fundamental divide. The
insulting to partisans; it's also cut sharply, so the reduction Kyl suggested that we might be affirmative, though he didn't paradox is that our
untrue. is pushing along with Sen. better off if people were insured propose that senators dump their understanding of politics would
If we learn nothing else in 2010, Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., would only for catastrophic care. "Mr. present coverage. Obama came be more realistic if we were less
c a n w e p l e a s e f i n a l l y affect the estates of fewer than President, when you say right back: "Would you feel the cynical and came to see the
acknowledge that our partisan three out of every 1,000 people (people) with catastrophic plans, same way if you were making battle for what it really is.
divisions are about authentic who die, according to the Tax they don't go for care until later, $40,000 ... because that's the E.J. Dionne's e-mail address is
principles that lead to very Policy Center. I say sometimes the people with reality for a lot of folks. ... They ejdionne(at)
different approaches to The proposal helps estates catastrophic plans are the people don't fly into (the) Mayo (Clinic) E.J. Dionne, Jr. is the author of
governing? worth more than $7 million in that are (the) best consumers of and suddenly decide they're the recently published Souled
Last week's health care summit the case of couples. I guess health care in ... the way they going to spend a couple million Out: Reclaiming Faith and
was a day-long seminar that struggling millionaires deserve use their health care dollars." dollars on the absolute, best Politics After the Religious
should make it impossible for the same empathy we feel for "A lot of people" with insurance, health care. They're folks who Right. He is a Washington Post
anyone to pretend otherwise. But those without a job. he added, "come in and say, my are left out." columnist, a senior fellow at the
before we get to that, let's And notice this: Especially in knee hurts, maybe I should get Obama concluded: "We can Brookings Institution, and a
examine the Senate debate over the Senate, what passes for an MRI, they say, and then they debate whether or not we can professor at Georgetown
whether to e x t e n d "bipartisanship" too often say, will my insurance cover it? afford to help them, but we University.
u n e m p l o y m e n t i n s u r a n c e involves a Democrat such as That's the first question. And if I shouldn't pretend somehow that (c) 2009, Washington Post
coverage. The matter is rather L i n c o l n a l l y i n g w i t h a say yes, then they say, OK, let's they don't need help." Writers Group
urgent for jobless workers Republican on behalf of the do it. If I say no, then they say, As neatly as anything I have For more TNR, become a fan on
because 1.1 million of them are wealthiest interests in the well, what will it ... cost? And seen, this exchange captured the Facebook and follow us on
scheduled to lose their benefits country. And we're supposed to what's it (going to) cost ought to philosophical and emotional Twitter.
this month, and 2.7 million are cheer this? be the first question. And that's difference between the two Five Filters featured article:
slated to lose them by April. At the summit, the most why sometimes people with ... parties. Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., has revealing exchange was between catastrophic health plans ask the The point is not that PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS,
put a hold on the extension bill, President Obama and Sen. John best questions, shop around, are Republicans are heartless and Term Extraction.
but one of the key reasons the B a r r a s s o , a W y o m i n g the best consumers of health Democrats are compassionate.
measure is blocked is the effort Republican who is also a care." It's that Democrats on the whole
of Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., to use physician. Barrasso's central Obama played the old TV believe in using government to
it as a way of forcing a cut in the concern is that the health care character Columbo, who thrived correct the inequities and

Freescale's new i.MX508 processor could mean cheaper, faster e-readers (Engadget)
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Millennials on the Move
(AEI.Org: Articles) While a solid majority of millennials are distinct. They are teens and tweens are less likely
Submitted at 2/28/2010 3:00:00 PM millennials, 57%, currently more racially diverse than in the than 20 years ago to think
approve of the job Obama is past. Today 61% are white, 20% smoking is OK (27% in 1989,
Young people often lead doing as president, a whopping Hispanic, 14% black and 5% 18% now), more likely to say
change, and two new surveys 73% gave their approval in Asian; in 1972 the age cohort they will wait until marriage to
provide some clues as to where February 2009. (Interestingly, 18 was 90% white. Millennials are have sex (24% to 33% now) and
that change is headed. - to 29-year-olds are the only age more accepting of interracial more likely to say they would
Last week the Pew Research group to give the president dating and interracial marriage refuse a drink at a party (36% to
Center released its new report on majority support today.) The than older groups. They are also 58% now). However, like their 'The Amazing Race'
"millennials," who the survey president's ratings on handling more supportive of immigration older brothers and sisters in the
defined as 18- to 29-year-olds. the economy have dropped 22 and less likely to worry about millennial survey, they value
- 'Run Like Scalded
At 50 million strong, the group p e r c e n t a g e p o i n t s a m o n g assimilation. diversity and accept Dogs' Recap
is larger than the boomer millennials since April 2009 Although they express more homosexuality.
Jackie Schnoop (TV Squad)
generation, so we can expect its (from 66% to 44% in January liberal attitudes than older The millennials are somewhat
members, as they age, to exert 2010) and 17 points on handling people on most social issues, more pessimistic than other age Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:20:00 AM

disproportionate influence on health care (from 63% to 46%). they split pretty evenly on groups about where they are
everything from politics to Fifty-four percent of millennials ideological identification: 32% financially today. That's hardly (S16E03)"Run like scalded
fashion. identified themselves as call themselves moderates, 29% surprising. They are at the dogs?" Well, that's a new one on
B a r a c k O b a m a d i d Democrats (and 40% as liberals and 29% conservatives. bottom of the ladder and just me. It was said by one of the
extraordinarily well among Republicans) in Pew's fourth- This should raise some questions starting out. But they are very cowboys on'The Amazing Race'
millennials in 2008: 62% of 18- quarter 2009 data, but the about their possible long-term optimistic about their prospects. tonight and is just about as
to 29-year-olds voted for him vs. Democrats' advantage was much allegiance to the Democratic Two-thirds told Gallup in a 2003 pleasant as the "don't throw the
only 32% for John McCain. The larger a year earlier. Not only Party. survey that they would be rich. baby out with the bathwater"
way you cast your first vote can are the president's marks lower, Furthermore millennials display And, as all of us know, they are saying. Who comes up with such
anchor you as you age, and but the early enthusiasm young some conservative family tech-savvy. Eighty-three percent evil sayings? What twisted
Obama's big margin suggested people showed for him didn't values. Nineteen percent of in in the Pew poll say they sleep minds create such horrid
he had an opportunity to cement carry over to Democrats in the Pew's survey said they grew up with their cellphones or keep images? Probably some of the
a generational allegiance to the V i r g i n i a a n d N e w J e r s e y in divorced homes. Most of their them nearby at night. As for same minds who create
Democratic Party, like Franklin gubernatorial elections in 2008 mothers work outside the home. fashion, 38% sport tattoos, but challenges on reality television
Roosevelt before him. Those nor in the Massachusetts Senate Their life experiences may of that group, 72% say the competition shows.
who came of age politically election this year. In fairness to explain why they place strong tattoos are hidden. Continue reading'The Amazing
during the Roosevelt era became Obama and the Democrats, emphasis on having good Karlyn Bowman is a senior Race' - 'Run Like Scalded Dogs'
wedded to the Democratic Party millennials are hardly warming marriages and being good fellow at AEI. Recap
and carried their Democratic to the Republicans. When asked parents. These conservative Five Filters featured article: Filed under: OpEd, The
identification with them as they how they will vote this fall, 37% values seem to have extended to Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools: Amazing Race, Episode
got older. of millennials say they will vote the younger generation as well: PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS, Reviews
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election, however, isn't as Democrat. done by Harris Interactive ( Comments
promising for the president. Demographically the HPOL- news-people ) suggests
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Stars Send Outpouring
The American Awakening of Affection to Marie
Dexter Filkins (The New since they fled the capital. They sense of urgency. In time, the at West Point in December was Osmond
Republic - All Feed) are governing, too, with sharia thinking in Washington went, its invocation of an eighteen-
(ETonline - Breaking News)
Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:00:00 PM courts and “shadow” Afghan democracy and the month timeline for the maximum
administrators, in large parts of Afghan state would take hold, deployment of American troops. Submitted at 3/1/2010 5:47:00 AM

In The Graveyard of Empires: the Pashtun heartland in the and the Taliban would wither After that, he said, they would
America's War in Afghanistan While at an event to stamp out
south and the east. American away. begin to come home. The
By Seth G. Jones hunger, stars such as Nick
soldiers are dying faster than Today, in the gloomy winter of president announced an
(W.W. Norton, 414 pp., $27.95) Lachey, Marcia Cross, and Debi
ever: twice as many were killed 2010, American policy has been escalation and a de-escalation in
I. With the war in Afghanistan Mazar sent their condolences to
in 2009 as in 2008. Perhaps most almost entirely reversed. For the the same speech. You have the
hanging in the balance, it is Marie Osmond and her family
disturbing, the Afghan first time since the war began, resources now, he seemed to
useful, if a little sad, to recall upon finding out about the tragic
government of President Hamid the White House is devoting its say, but your time is short. In the
just how complete the American death of her teenage son
Karzai has revealed itself to be a full attention--and the necessary days that followed, his aides
-led victory was in the autumn of Michael.
hollow shell, incapable of doing men and matériel--to drive back qualified the president’s pledge--
2001. By December, the Taliban "Desperate Housewive"'s Marcia
much of anything save rigging the Taliban and create an it’s “not a cliff, it’s a ramp,” Jim
had vanished from Kabul, Cross, who holds a masters
elections. The center is giving effective Afghan army and state. Jones, the national security
Kandahar, and much of the degree in psychology, said,
way. The thirty thousand new troops advisor, said. And so it probably
countryside. Afghans celebrated "What's so devastating about
The catastrophic reversal in being dispatched by President would be. But the fact remains
by flinging their turbans and that is, first of all, death is
Afghanistan has many fathers, Obama will bring the American that with those crucial sentences,
dancing in the streets. They dug irrevocable, and you think, 'Oh
but all the many failures can be total to around 100,000. Obama Obama bared his intentions, and
up TV sets, wrapped in plastic, my God, did they have
boiled down to two: a lack of has also ordered a crash effort to even his soul. He does not want
from hiding places in their medication? Was there
resources, which might have train and equip 400,000 Afghan to be in Afghanistan. His heart is
gardens. In Mullah Omar’s something that could have been
been used to build enduring soldiers and police, in addition not in it. To be sure, he is
hometown of Sangesar, the done?'...It's heartbreaking."
Afghan institutions; and a to a novel plan to organize tens proceeding with the escalation,
locals broke into his madrassa Actress Debi Mazar got to know
conviction, until recently, that of thousands of local militiamen. and his heart may yet change,
and tore out the door frames for the Osmond family while
time was on our side. In the The U.S. military, meanwhile, but it is difficult to imagine that
firewood. Among ordinary competing against Donny
crucial years from 2002 to 2006, has learned from its disastrous the Taliban--and the Pakistanis--
Afghans, there was a genuine Osmond for the mirror ball
as the fledgling Afghan early mistakes and reinvented have not concluded that the
sense of deliverance. The world, trophy on "Dancing with the
government hobbled along, the itself. In the villages, American Americans will soon be gone.
which had abandoned them more Stars." She knows many people
Americans--by this I mean soldiers are carrying out a Five Filters featured article:
than a decade before, was who have suffered from
officials in the Bush sophisticated strategy that Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
coming back. depression, the condition Marie's
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What a difference eight years son fell victim to, and said, "It's
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makes. Today the Taliban are quite tragic. They're a very
diplomats in the field were And that brings us to the
fighting more vigorously and in private family."
perfectly aware of the dangers-- question of time. The most
more places than at any point carried on without the slightest startling line in Obama’s speech

New Video: 'The Bachelor''s Family Meets The Final Two
(ETonline - Breaking News) make a decision that could But first, Jake wants to hear "This is very serious for me,"
Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:05:00 AM change his whole life. Will he what his family has to say, so he Tenley tells Jake's mother. "I am
propose to Vienna Girardi or introduces both women to his looking for the man I am going
Tonight's the night that "The Tenley Molzahn at the end of parents and siblings when they to spend the rest of my life
Bachelor"'s Jake Pavelka will this season's finale? arrive in St. Lucia. with."
38 Politics/ Entertainment/ E-reader News Edition

The Inkblot Test Neil Patrick
Jonathan Cohn (The New
Republic - All Feed)
the apple to vote ‘no’ this time
because they went home and had
few days they feel the odds for
passage are higher than they
changes to the Senate bill that
can pass through the
Harris to
Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:05:40 PM an unpleasant experience as a
result of their ‘yes’ vote. I don’t
have been at any time since
January, when Scott Brown’s
reconciliation process.
Still unresolved is the question
Direct Musical
An article that ran in Politico on know if there is anybody who victory in Massachusetts took of sequence. The White House (ETonline - Breaking News)
Friday provided a Rorschach test voted ‘no’ that regrets it.” away the Democrats’ filibuster- and the Senate want the House Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:07:00 AM

for those of us following the That said, Altmire said he’s proof margin in the Senate. to pass the full Senate bill first,
health care reform debate. reconsidering his own “no” vote. That's not what a lot of the with reconciliation changes to "How I Met Your Mother" star
The story was about reform’s And he’s not alone. recent media coverage suggests, follow. They believe this is Neil Patrick Harris is making a
prospects following President The first paragraph certainly I know. But I'm inclined to think preferable both politically and big step from actor to director.
Obama’s bipartisan meeting. seems discouraging. And if these sources are right and the procedurally. The House has The stage vet will be directing
And it dwelt, at length, with the you're looking for reasons to be media coverage is wrong. repeatedly rejected the idea: Its the premiere of Rent at the
situation in the House. In order skeptical about reform, well, that The steady, if slow, progress members don't trust the Senate Hollywood Bowl from August 6
to enact reform, as you probably paragraph will give you plenty. since the Massachusetts election to to do its part and actually pass -8, according to The Hollywood
know, the House will have to But the actual news in that has been unmistakable. After an the reconciliation changes. That Reporter.
pass the Senate bill as written, as passage is the second paragraph. initial period of confusion and would leave House members on In 1997, Harris starred in the
well as pass amendments that In order to get a bill through, listlessness, the administration the hook for the elements of Los Angeles production of Rent
the Senate can consider through House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional leadership reform they despise most, and won a Drama League Award
t h e b u d g e t r e c o n c i l i a t i o n will have to convince at least a have made clear their intentions including the full tax on health for his performance. Harris can
process. It won’t be easy, the few members who voted "no" to to continue pursuing benefits and the Cornhusker be seen every Monday night on
Politico article explained: change their minds. Altmire is comprehensive reform rather Kickback (the agreement to have "HIMYM," airing on CBS.
“I just don’t know where they saying he could be one of them. than scale back their ambitions. the federal government cover the
get the votes in the House,” said And others might join him. (The statements to that effect cost of Nebraska’s Medicaid
P e n n s y l v a n i a R e p . J a s o n That's a breakthrough. were particularly strong on the expansion).
Altmire, a Democrat who voted Does this mean reformers Sunday morning talk shows.) No Five Filters featured article:
against the initial House bill. finally have the upper hand? No. less important, they have nearly Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
“ I t ’ s a h u g e c h a l l e n g e But a variety of administration finished working out a PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS,
because…the people who voted officials, congressional staff, and compromise between the House Term Extraction.
‘yes’ would love a second bite at lobbyists have said in the past and Senate bills, including

Al Gore in the New York Times
(Little Green Footballs) Gore is a very polarizing figure, spokesman for climate change, hypocrite, a liar, etc. (I checked the comments on
Submitted at 2/28/2010 10:31:55 AM partly because of his rather which is unfortunate because he Even if you hate Gore, though, Twitter’s conservative feed
extreme attacks on George W. has a pretty good grasp of the try to put it on hold long enough ‘#tcot’ just to see how bad the
I agree with almost everything Bush during the Bush science, and a realistic to give his article a chance. Gore Derangement Syndrome is,
Al Gore writes in his New York presidency (such as the red- assessment of the political There are some thoughtful points and it’s raging out of control. A
Times op-ed today, but we all faced yelling speech in which he issues, and can argue effectively in here that deserve to be typical tweet: “When do
know that people who despise accused Bush of betraying the on both fronts. But the populist discussed instead of dismissed, Congressional hearings start into
Gore (and there are more than a country). hatred of Gore is fully exploited starting with the title: We Al Gore’s criminal fraud and the
few on the right) are going to This animus from the right by Republican politicians, who Can&##x2019;t Wish Away man-made #GlobalWarming
reject it out of hand. damages his ability to be a good relentlessly demonize him as a Climate Change. lie?”)
E-reader News Edition Politics/ E-reader News/ 39

Florida's Kottkamp Blasts Obama's Chilean Earthquake,
Economic Policy Day Two
(Newsmax - Politics) look for government solutions biotechnology and life sciences, (Little Green Footballs) Earthquake experts said the
Submitted at 2/28/2010 12:33:56 PM when we all know … that aerospace, alternative energy, Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:21:54 AM strains built up by that
private sector free mark digital technology. These are movement, plus the stresses
Florida Lieutenant Gov. Jeff solutions are what’s going to areas where you bring high wage More than a million and a half added along the fault zone by the
Kottkamp strongly objects to work.” jobs to your state,” Kottkamp people are displaced in Chile 1960 quake, led to the rupture on
President Obama’s intervention As for healthcare, Kottkamp said. after yesterday’s 8.8 earthquake, Saturday along what is estimated
in the economy. agrees with current Attorney “That is the future of Florida.” and at least 300 people have to be about 400 miles of the
“It appears this president doesn’t General Bill McCollum’s plan to He strongly supports drilling for been reported killed — a terrible zone, at a depth of about 22
have a lot of respect for the sue if the Democrats’ reform natural gas off Florida’s coast to number, yet surprisingly low for miles under the sea floor. The
foundation of this country,” plan passes. reduce our dependence on such an enormous event. With a quake generated a tsunami, with
K o t t k a m p , a R e p u b l i c a n “It’s clearly a violation of the foreign oil. In addition, “We quake this size, the danger isn’t small surges hitting the West
candidate for state attorney 10th amendment,” Kottkamp have to be serious about solar over; more than 90 aftershocks Coast of the United States and
general, told Newsmax.TV. said. “If the federal government energy.” Solar energy can be have been reported so far, some slightly larger ones in Hawaii
E d i t o r ' s N o t e : S e e t h e can force you to buy healthcare, used to heat water in South of them quite large. and other parts of the Pacific. A
Newsmax.TV interview with t h e y c a n f o r c e y o u t o d o Florida homes, Kottkamp says. The New York Times has an 7.7-foot surge was recorded in
Florida Lieutenant Gov. Jeff a n y t h i n g . ” He wouldn’t indicate who he article on what scientists know Talcahuano, Chile.
Kottkamp below In terms of specific Florida supports in the Republican about the geological forces that Jian Lin, a geophysicist with the
“In some ways it seems like he i s s u e s , K o t t k a m p o p p o s e s primary for Senate between caused the quake. Woods Hole Oceanographic
doesn’t have an appreciation for Obama’s space budget cuts. Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio. The magnitude 8.8 earthquake Institution, said the quake
nation states. Everything he’s Those cuts will hurt workers on “They’re two very dynamic that struck off the coast of Chile occurred just north of the site of
done seems to be a systematic Florida’s space coast, where people. It will be a very fun race early Saturday morning occurred the 1960 earthquake, with very
attack on the foundation of this rockets are launched, he says. to watch,” Kottkamp said. “They along the same fault responsible little overlap. “Most of the
country.” In addition, the cuts deprive us both have strengths and for the biggest quake ever rupture today picked up where
Kottkamp in particular objects of technology and put national weaknesses.” measured, a 1960 tremor that the 1960 rupture stopped,” said
to spending increases, tax defense in jeopardy, Kottkamp © Newsmax. All rights reserved. killed nearly 2,000 people in Mr. Lin, who has studied the
i n c r e a s e s , a n d O b a m a ’ s says. Five Filters featured article: Chile and hundreds more across 1960 event, which occurred
healthcare reform. He says Florida must continue Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools: the Pacific. along about 600 miles of the
Basically, the president doesn’t to broaden its economy beyond PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS, Both earthquakes took place fault zone and was measured at
believe in limited government, tourism and agriculture. “For the Term Extraction. along a fault zone where the magnitude 9.5.
Kottkamp says. “He continues to l o n g - t e r m i n F l o r i d a : Nazca tectonic plate, the section For more analysis, geologist
of the earth’s crust that lies Kim Hannula has a good blog
E-Readers’ Price May Fall to $150 With New under the Eastern Pacific Ocean post comparing the Haitian and
Chip, Freescale Says (Bloomberg) south of the Equator, is sliding Chilean earthquakes: How big
(Yahoo! News Search Results beneath another section, the was that EQ? Magnitude vs
Semiconductor Inc. , whose
for e-readers) South American plate. The two intensity in Chile and Haiti.
products power about 90 percent
are converging at a rate of about
Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:32:55 PM of electronic book readers, said a
three and a half inches a year.
new chip will help drive down
[ unable to the price of the devices to less
retrieve full-text content] March than $150 this year.
1 (Bloomberg) -- Freescale
40 Politics/ Entertainment/ E-reader News Edition

Cracked: The 5 Most Badass Paranoid Delusion of
Presidents of All-Time the Week
(Little Green Footballs) Riggs. Sure, he probably didn’t someone who is strying to kill (Little Green Footballs)
Submitted at 2/28/2010 1:21:34 PM have an irate black lieutenant to them with a loaded gun. Submitted at 2/28/2010 6:30:31 PM
answer to, or a weary partner On one occasion, he challenged
Here’s a hilarious piece at who was too old for this shit, but a man named Charles Dickinson Frank Gaffney’s post at Andrew on The 5 Most he most certainly had a death to a duel, (the reason behind it Breitbart’s “Big Government”
Badass Presidents of All-Time. wish. wasn’t important, not to us and blog is titled, “ Can This
When the 1828 election rolled How do we know? Well, certainly not to Jackson), and Possibly Be True?”
around, a lot of people were despite everyone’s best efforts, Jackson was even kind enough I suggest an alternate title: “
t e r r i f i e d w h e n t h e y h e a r d Jackson was elected to the top to give Dickinson the first shot. Could This Possibly Be Any
Andrew “Old Hickory” Jackson office, and when he wasn’t busy We’re gonna go ahead and More Paranoid and Ridiculous?”
w a s r u n n i n g . I f y o u ’ r e shaping the Presidency as we repeat that: In a duel with Now, thanks to an astute
wondering how a guy we’re know it today, you could find pistols, Jackson politely observation by Christopher appears ominously to reflect a
calling a bad ass got such a lame him out back dueling. In case volunteers to be shot at first. Logan of the Logans Warning morphing of the Islamic crescent
nickname, it’s because he used you haven’t been to the 18th Dickinson happily obliged and blog, we have another possible and star with the Obama
to carry a hickory cane around century lately, this unmanly shot Jackson, who proceeded to explanation for behavior that — campaign logo. (For a
and beat people senseless with it, sounding activity actually shake it off like it was a bee in the face of rapidly growing comparison, the previous logo is
and if you’re wondering why he involves standing across from an sting. When Jackson returned threats posed by North Korean, below.)
did that, it’s because he was a armed man and shooting at him the favor, Dickinson was not so Iranian, Russian, Chinese and Even as the administration has
f*cking lunatic. while he in turn shoots at you. lucky, and that’s why his face others’ ballistic missiles — can lately made a show of rushing
Former Democratic Senator and The number of duels that isn’t on the twenty. The bullet, only be described as treacherous less capable sea- and land-based
Secretary of the Treasurey Jackson took part in varies by the by, remained in Jackson’s and malfeasant: Team Obama’s short-range (theater) missile
Albert Gallatin feared a Jackson depending on what source you body for 19 years because, we anti-anti-missile initiatives are defenses into the Persian Gulf in
presidency because of his consult; some say 13, while assume, Jackson knew that time not simply acts of unilateral the face of rising panic there
“habitual disregard of laws and o t h e r s r a n k t h e n u m b e r spent removing the bullets disarmament of the sort to be about Iran’s actual/incipient
constitutional provisions.” Or in somewhere in the 100’s, both of would just fall under the general expected from an Alinsky ballistic missile and nuclear
other words, the man was a which are entirely too many category of “time not dueling,” acolyte. They seem to fit an capabilities, Team Obama is
loose canon—17th Century times for a reasonable human Jackson’s least favorite category. increasingly obvious and behaving in a way that — as the
Washington’s answer to Martin being to stand in front of worrying pattern of official U.S. new MDA logo suggests — is
submission to Islam and the theo all about accommodating that
Andrea Peyser's Column, Condensed -political-legal program the
latter’s authorities call Shariah.
“Islamic Republic” and its ever-
more aggressive stance.
What could be code-breaking
[Sex Pervs] evidence of the latter
explanation is to be found in the
Watch this space as we identify
and consider various, ominous
and far more clear-cut acts of
Hamilton Nolan (Gawker) the raunchier the newly-disclosed redesign of the submission to Shariah by
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:15:25 AM better...satisfying the primal urge Missile Defense Agency logo President Obama and his team.
to find places to plant their (above). As Logan helpfully
"Sex addicts...pert and vehicles." Normal Monday. [ shows, the new MDA shield
pretty...Women who ogle...grab NYP]
at men in a sexual fashion...dirty gang rape...millimeters from his objects...I feared crotch...the nastier, the grabbier,
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N.J. students give mixed
Why Financial Reform Ark. Lt. Gov. reviews to using e-
readers instead of books
Is Stalled Announces Senate Bid (The Star-Ledger)
(AEI.Org: Articles) (Yahoo! News Search Results
Submitted at 2/28/2010 3:00:00 PM
have begun its regulatory reform
effort with the idea propagated
by candidate Barack Obama that
Against Lincoln for e-readers)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 4:10:00 AM
(Newsmax - Politics) Lincoln has become emblematic
According to the media's the financial crisis was caused
narrative about Washington, the by deregulation. There was Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:14:41 AM of the problems faced by Don't have an account?
Obama administration's financial never any evidence for this. The Democrats, and more broadly, Register now for free, or sign in
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the town is gridlocked by regulated sector of the economy Democratic nomination to some political handicappers to Five Filters featured article:
partisan warfare. It's a simplistic and their regulation has only challenge U.S. Sen. Blanche be the Senate's most vulnerable Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
story that does not require much gotten tighter since the 1930s. Lincoln this fall. member. PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS,
thought to generate or accept. This article is available by Halter's spokesman provided a Halter is a former Clinton Term Extraction.
Here's a better explanation: The subscription from the Wall statement Monday in which administration official. He was
proposals are not grounded in a Street Journal. Halter said he would file papers elected lieutenant governor in
valid explanation of what caused Peter J. Wallison is the Arthur for the Senate this week. Halter 2006.
the financial crisis, reflect the Brooks Fellow in Financial is the only Democrat to formally © Copyright 2010 The
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health-care and cap-and-trade Cole Lincoln faces a tough re- be published, broadcast,
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Recalls: Acura, Chrysler, Dodge, Honda, Saab,
and Toyota
Consumer Reports Shopping vehicle. Until a repair is made, Dealers will replace the driver’s
Blog (Consumer Reports) the air bags may not provide -side retractor free of charge and
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U.S. Department of Defense Goes Social...Yes,
Sarah Perez (ReadWriteWeb) blocked access to 12 popular members are reminded that
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:08:32 AM social media sites from .mil while the new policy opens up NintendoWare
computers citing "bandwidth access to Facebook and the like, Weekly: Mega Man
On Friday, the U.S. Department concerns," reports the Navy other sites like those containing
of Defense announced a new Times. In August 2009, the gambling, pornography and hate 10, Fatal Fury Special
policy which allows all users of Marine Corps banned the same -crime, are still banned. Also, JC Fletcher (Joystiq)
unclassified computers in the sites, this time citing security personnel are advised that
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:45:00 AM
.mil domain access to popular issues. Other services also began "everyone has a responsibility to
social networking sites including blocking social media sites at the protect themselves and their [ Capcom] Mega Man 10 is up
Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and direction of various commanders information online, and existing today on the Wii Shop, offering
YouTube among others. This in certain locations. Sometimes regulations on ethics, operational a new 8-bit-style test of your
change in policy effectively those bans even led to the security, and privacy still apply." memory, patience, and pure
reverses the previous ban on shutdown of personal blogs. The Social Sites of the DoD twitch ability. This time,
accessing these types of sites - a Unfortunately for military According to the Times, Lindy Elsewhere on the DoD Social however, it's got easy mode!
ban that had been in place for p e r s o n n e l , t h e s e b l o c k i n g
Kyzer, an advisor to the Army's Media Hub, are links to other Imagine being able to tell all
nearly three years. In embracing measures forced troops to use
Chief of Public Affairs on social DoD social media sites including your friends you completed
the new policy, the department their own personal computers in
media issues, said that all the Twitter feeds for Price Floyd Mega Man 10-- without
also launched its own social order to communicate with
units will be now be required to and the department itself, its resorting to the total lie you told
media hub, a blog-like site friends and family via Facebook,
open access to social networking Facebook page, Flickr account, about completing Mega Man 9.
complete with live Twitter feeds, Twitter and other social media
sites initially. Afterwards, if any YouTube account, uStream See all the new Virtual Console,
Tweetmeme buttons and "share services while stationed in the
commander does need to block account and more. Blog posts on WiiWare, and DSiWare games
on Facebook" links. And in case U.S. When deployed, they had
sites for security purposes, those the site focus on how the after the break.
you thought they weren't serious, to visit Internet cafes in order to
blocks can only be temporary. department uses new media and Continue reading
it's also worth noting (as spotted gain access to these sites. New
She continues, saying that the one even points to a free iPhone NintendoWare Weekly: Mega
by the New York Times) that Policy States: No More Blacklist
"DoD is moving away from the a p p t h a t c o m b i n e s A r m y Man 10, Fatal Fury Special
news of this announcement The new policy, announced
s i l l y n o t i o n o f h a v i n g technology news, social media NintendoWare Weekly: Mega
broke on the Twitter feed of Friday, seeks to balance the
'blacklisted' social media sites and job postings in one location. Man 10, Fatal Fury Special
Price Floyd, the Principal needs of troops to connect with
and saying, 'We're not going to Those interested in reading the originally appeared on Joystiq
Deputy Assistant Secretary of their loved ones via social media
lay down the hammer and tell new policy in its entirety can do on Mon, 01 Mar 2010 09:45:00
Defense for Public Affairs, and while also maintaining an
you where you can and cannot s o h e r e . I n a d d i t i o n , t h e EST. Please see our terms for
not via a traditional press appropriate level of security. As
go, we're going to mitigate risk Department of Defense has also use of feeds.
release. the policy goes into effect, the launched a SlideShare channel Permalink| Email this|
as it comes."
Sponsor DoD will require all military In the blog post on the DoD's where they've posted several Comments
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Action Streams: A New Idea for Social Networks
Marshall Kirkpatrick Sponsor its superior features or design.
(ReadWriteWeb) Earlier this month social You could interact with your
Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:59:48 AM software designer Adrian Chan These idea are exciting and are friends on Google Buzz from
offered up a proposal for what supported by a substantial inside Facebook, or from a
Walled gardens are already he called Action Streams. number of people, though. social network that doesn't even
under attack because of the ease Action streams would not only The Activity Streams discussion exist yet. More and better social
of sending content like messages share status/activity update meta is participated in by engineers networks would spring into Fly Out of Regional
and photos from one website to -data but also permit updates to from companies like Google, existence because the ability to Airports to Save Money
another. Sites that don't let function as actions. For example, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo and see and interact with friends and Hassle [Airline
content flow in and out freely, an invitation update posted in others. Chris Messina, who would no longer be a scarce
when that's what users want, are twitter could be accepted in joined Google in January, is one resource hoarded by the biggest Travel Tip]
fighting against the powerful Buzz. The vision for action of the key voices, and semantic social networks. Jason Fitzpatrick (Lifehacker)
tide of the internet. streams thus involves a web builder Monica Keller, who If you think social networking Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:30:00 AM
Now a new proposal aims to distributed and decentralized left MySpace for Facebook last is a world-changing
take things to the next level and ecosystem of coupled action month, appears to be taking an phenomenon today, imagine When planning a flight most
send a payload of item-type posts, rendered by third party even more active role in the what it might be like if people focus on flying out of
specific action options along s t r e a m c l i e n t s a n d w i t h i n effort than she had before. interoperable social networks major airpots, hopping from one
with every piece of content that participating social networks. If Activity Streams with sprung up like wildflowers. It's metropolitan area to another.
gets shot across the internet. A This idea was added tonight to Actions can be implemented one thing to make content Plotting a course that starts in a
loose body of innovators from the Activity Streams wiki where effectively, that would mean not available in a standard format - regional airport can lead to
some of the biggest social it will be discussed by the only that you could participate in but making some basic actions significant savings and less
networking companies online community building the Activity any social network you choose transmittable and standardized hassle.
h a v e b e g u n d i s c u s s i n g a n Streams format. The standard and still read messages from would make the prospect of Photo by kossy.
addition to the Activity Streams types of actions that can be taken outside that network - you could communication across networks Over at the frugality blog
standard format called an Action in regard to content items of the also interact with them from all the more real and powerful. Wisebread they've put together a
Stream. That could blow the same categories on Amazon and those other networks as well. That could mean an environment list of ways you can save money
world of social networking wide Facebook were listed as prior RSVP to Facebook event invites, ripe for innovation and a better on airfare and travel expenses.
open, allowing users to try out art. The discussion has just tag yourself in photos, etc. experience every day for users. Among them:
other competing social networks begun, and data interoperability without visiting Facebook, but Discuss Use Regional Airports: Again
without losing their ability to isn't something that everyone at from within whichever social
i n t e r a c t w i t h f r i e n d s o n big social networks agrees is in network won your heart through FLY page 46
F a c e b o o k , f o r e x a m p l e . their best short-term interests.

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Google Challenges Bing's continued from page 45

often missed by major search airports I tried out Flint. Not
Photosynth; Adds User Photos to engines (and even some travel
agents), be sure to check out
only was it more pleasant to fly
out of Flint—parking lot to
what the smaller regional boarding can be as short as 30
Street View airports can offer. For example,
the best way to fly to Toronto
minutes on a slow travel day—it
was cheaper and has consistently
Jolie O'Dell (ReadWriteWeb) Google has chosen to highlight from select U.S. cities is with been so.
Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:15:24 PM a n d i n t e g r a t e t h i s f e a t u r e Porter Airlines, which flies into The last time I needed to fly to
because of competition with T o r o n t o ' s r e g i o n a l I s l a n d New York the short notice ticket
Google Street View has made a easier to navigate through these Bing. The Next Web recently Airport. From there, you're the from Detroit was $1200 and the
few headlines at RWW lately - images in a way that should feel called Microsoft's Photosynth, a world's shortest ferry ride away ticket from Flint was $212. Like
once for getting itself into hot similar to how you're used to similar product launched in 2008 from the heart of downtown they highlight in the tip at
water in Europe and once, exploring within Street View." and integrated into Bing Maps, Toronto. Here are just some of Wisebread with the Toronto
notably, for bringing Street Sponsor "the killer app of the Bing suite" the potential benefits of flying example, you'll want to check
View's photo-tour features into Users can submit pictures from that differentiates Bing from with regional airports: out which major airline is the
retail outlets. Picasa, Panoramio and Flickr Google in a positive way. • You'll save time and money major one at the regional airport.
Now, we've learned that Street that show different views, times "The feature," wrote Jacob on transportation to and from Flint, for example, is part of the
View will also begin to feature of day or pedestrian-only areas. Friedman , "displays collections large airports. AirTran network and flying
user-submitted photographs. Here's an example of what the of photos stitched together into a • You'll save money on airport from Flint to their hub in Atlanta
According to a recent Google interface looks like; the square panorama[...] The results, to put taxes by using regional airports is practically as cheap as your
Lat Long blog post, "We began in the top right corner indicates it bluntly, can be spectacular." in lieu of larger international cab fare to even get to the
integrating user photos into there are user-submitted images While Google's offering may ones. airport.
Street View last year. User for that area. not have the 3D-esque quality of • Security lines and checkpoints Check out the article at
photos allow you to view A n d h e r e i s t h e p h o t o Photosynth, allowing for more are usually smaller. Wisebread for more tips and if
locations from entirely new navigation interface. Users can creative images and photos from • Regional airports often cater you have some of your own to
perspectives, whether through also navigate through photos a larger geographical area to be to business travelers, so the share we'd love to hear them in
t h e e y e s o f a t a l e n t e d u s i n g n e w c l i c k - a n d - d r a g shared in Street View is a smart quality of travel and service can the comments. 14 Travel Hacks
photographer with a knack for controls to see images from move for the company. Let us be superior. and Airfare Saving
capturing architectural detail, or nearby areas, or different angles know what you think in the Tips[WiseBread]
simply taken from locations we or crops of the same area. comments. Discuss I started using regional airports
couldn't get to... We're making it Some have speculated that when, upon realizing I lived
almost right between Detroit
Metro and the Flint Regional
E-reader News Edition Tech News/ 47
JuiceDefender Saves Batteries by continued from page 43

of your API network. built using API
Automating Android Data In addition to the segmentation
questions mentioned above, And since a robust, active and
consider your top developer engaged API network leads to
[Downloads] targets, and the resources you
need to provide to help them
more creative developments,
take note of metrics that
Kevin Purdy (Lifehacker) achieve success. It can be substantiate a healthy
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:00:00 AM something as simple as language community, such as:
considerations. Build in Success
Android: Most phones doesn't Metrics • number of developers
make it easy to switch cellular As mentioned earlier, the API • number of live applications
data connection on and off, even platform needs to play a role in • downloads of your SDKs and
if doing so really helps save the revenue growth of the toolkits
your battery. JuiceDefender company. Oftentimes,
toggles wireless data and Wi-Fi champions of API platforms This combination of strategic
on and off every so often to struggle with proving the ROI of thought-starters for platform
preserve power. a program since it's a relatively planning and developer
The whole point of a new channel that has many segmentation is hopefully a
smartphone with Google apps avenues of use. The simplest and guide for you to get the most out
baked in is constant most powerful way to of your API platform. So
connectivity, of course, and you demonstrate the impact is to remember, treat your developers
don't want to shut off access to assess what can be measured, like customers. That's the best
your email, Google Voice such as: rule of thumb when it comes to
messages, and other online creating a robust developer
services. But when you're • revenue attributable to API community around your API
walking around, at your office • CTR to pages with ad revenue program. Discuss
desk, and generally not actively via API
using your phone, you probably screen on. Besides the battery capability, but the app it plugs • affiliate CTR on content using
don't need your phone to check savings, those who like to parse into for automation, Locale, now API
in every minute with the out their email checks and avoid costs $10. • number of user of mobile apps
mothership. JuiceDefender lets minute-by-minute distractions JuiceDefender is a free
you set a time interval—5 see some benefit here, too. download in the Android
minutes, 15, 30, an hour, two That's all in the free Market, with some features
hours—at which its background app—paying for UltimateJuice requiring a paid upgrade. For
process will re-enable your (€2.79, or just under $4 in U.S. more tips on getting more life
carrier APN, see if there are new money) provides access to MMS from your Android phone, and
messages or data coming in, and messages, more automated Wi- other smartphones, tip on over to
then shut off again. You can also Fi features, and a daily "night" our exhaustive smartphone
set similar Wi-Fi connectivity sleep schedule. We've b a t t e r y g u i d e .
rules, or only have web data previously praised APNDroid JuiceDefender[Latedroid]
enabled when you've got your for offering a similar on-off
48 Tech News/ Economy/ E-reader News Edition

Fotobabble: Add Audio to Your Pics QOTD: “Half the
Jolie O'Dell (ReadWriteWeb)
Submitted at 2/28/2010 8:27:39 PM
We do wish that Fotobabble Formulas They Teach You
would let users audio-caption
We've recently come across an
app that literally brings its users
pics from Facebook, Flickr
photo streams or elsewhere on
in Grad School Are False”
Barry Ritholtz (The Big grad school. Half the formulas
"talking pictures." with audio than conventional the Web. Ensuring ownership Picture)
Essentially, Fotobabble attaches they teach you are false. It’s a lot
text-based captions do now? would be easy enough, as well,
an audio caption to any image of self-study. I read a lot of
Read on and tell us what you through Flickr's API or Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:00:45 AM

you can upload. It's a cute, fun finance books, and I usually read
think. Facebook Connect.While we're
way to share and narrate photos Harry Markopolos, the Madoff them with a calculator because I
Sponsor on that subject, account creation
with friends, and could even be whistleblower whose new book, go through the math to make
Here's our example. It took just should be possible through
useful for certain kinds of online No One Would Listen sure I master the formulas.
a few seconds to create. Facebook Connect or Twitter
businesses - for example, is out tomorrow, had a brief >
Currently, users can choose to OAuth. Ideally, we'd also want
photographers who wanted to interview in the Sunday NYT One other line that I could not
share their creations across a to be able to create slide shows
explain more information about magazine. agree more about:“It’s a lot of
wide variety of social networks and sets or groups of pics.
a particular shot or online This quote leapt out at me: self-study.”
or email; however, autosharing What do you think: Can you see
retailers who wanted to give > Five Filters featured article:
is not built in. The app is yourself using Fotobabble? If so,
potential customers details about Q: Where did you learn about Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
available as a web app for how would you use it? Let us
a product. Can Fotobabble finance? PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS,
PC/Mac/etc. and as an iPhone know what you think in the
accomplish these tasks better A: You don’t learn much in Term Extraction.
comments. Discuss

Avoid Overindulging by Knowing Your Fast Food Fries [Fast
Kevin Purdy (Lifehacker) Texas Cheese Fries with McDonald's has that under
Submitted at 3/1/2010 5:30:00 AM Jalapeno Ranch from Chili's, control.
which drops 1,920 calories, 147 How do you avoid indulging on
When you're indulging in chain g r a m s o f f a t , a n d 3 , 5 8 0 fries when, on occasion, they're
restaurant or fast food meals, milligrams sodium onto your so, so good? Share your secrets,
fries can seem like just a drop in table. That's basically your or simple willpower tales, in the
the calorie bucket. The creators calories for one day, saturated comments. America's Worst
of the worst foods in America f a t f o r t h r e e , a n d s o d i u m French Fries (and What You
list beg to differ, pointing out allotment for a day and a half. Should Eat Instead!)[Yahoo!
some fries that sit like whole Men's Health follows its formula Health via The Consumerist]
meals. of detailing the excesses of McDonald's fries can turn out and BK), you'll find the least
For those who read these kinds corporate food and suggesting not that bad for you—if you caloric, least salty fries
of listicles only to skip right to alternative sides on the same constrain the portion: underneath the golden arches.
the heavyweight champ (and menu. The odd bit of actual Out of the big three fast food The key to ordering a smart side
we're that type, too), it's the s u r p r i s e , t h o u g h , i s t h a t joints (Mickey D's, Wendy's, dish is portion sizing-and
E-reader News Edition Tech News/ TV/ 49

Prevent Squiggly TV Images in
Photographs [Photography Tip]
Kevin Purdy (Lifehacker)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:00:00 AM

Ever notice how older-model
televisions and monitors have
that scanning-in-progress look in
video and photographs? That's
because your lens is literally
capturing the set in the middle of
Opera Chugging Along, Releases a screen refresh. You can avoid
Fourth 10.5 Release Candidate in that effect with some camera
24 Hours [Updates] Photo by dailyinvention.
The Digital Photography School
1/30 or slower to catch the fully
‘rolled out' screen of pixels.
older, electron-beam-powered
monitors in the frame? Do tell in
Kevin Purdy (Lifehacker) and tweaking features—like blog explains the capture science If your camera doesn't allow the comments. How to Take
Submitted at 3/1/2010 4:40:00 AM HTML5-compliant video—like behind trying to capture non- you to set a shutter speed, take a Photos of a TV Without the
a team possessed. For us in the LCD/plasma TVs, CRT look at the automatic modes. For Squigglies[Digital Photography
Windows: Opera's development U.S., it's just convenient to be monitors, and other display example, 'sports' mode wouldn't School]
team has cranked out no less able to try out what looks to be a devices: be any good because the shutter
than four 10.5 release candidate near-final Opera 10.5 on our The screen on a TV is rolled is too fast.
builds in (roughly 24 hours. That Windows system, and feel some down one pixel at a time at Got experience shooting with
might signal a final build due of that notable speed boost. No lightening speed. Use a speed of
tomorrow, timed to arrive with Mac or Linux builds yet, but
Microsoft's mandatory browser
choice screen in Europe.
they're likely to arrive, well, at
least by tomorrow. Right now on Cinematical
Opera is listed among the This Opera 10.5 release Kona Gallagher (TV Squad) 'Max Steel,' but it looks like he
browsers, ranked in random candidate is a free download for Submitted at 2/28/2010 6:33:00 PM will be 'Stretch Armstrong.'
order, that new editions of Windows systems only. Give a • Cinematical absolutely loathed
Windows must offer first-time shout out to anything new you The folks at our sister site, stars Abe Vigoda and Betty 'Cop Out,' but I saw it last night
installers as of March 1, after a find, or features you've found Cinematical, are working hard to White. Who's your favorite? and quite enjoyed it. It wasn't the
long and drawn-out legal battle improved, in the comments. give you news and reviews of • My dog, Buckley, is named funniest movie ever made, but I
over monopoly powers in Thanks for the tip, tc4001! the best -- and worst -- the silver after Ben Stiller's dog in 'The was entertained. What did you
Europe. Opera's team, in the 10.50 RC4[Opera Desktop screen has to offer. Here are Royal Tenenbaums.' Does your think about it?
meantime, has been fixing bugs Team] some of their musings on the pet have a cinematical name?
latest blockbusters, indies, and • Bruce Willis wants to do a 5th Filed under: Site
everything in between: 'Die Hard' installment. I'm all for Announcements, Reality-Free
this. Cinematical discusses how Permalink| Email this| |
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actors: namely commercial co- • Taylor Lautner may not be
50 Gadgets/ E-reader News Edition

What you can expect from the Thin, flexible “solar
Archos 7 and 8 Home Tablets threads” to turn fabrics
( into power generators
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:39:18 AM
Serkan Toto (CrunchGear)
The Archos 7 and Archos 8 Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:02:33 AM

enter the alphanumeric lineup
We learned that Archos was A Tokyo-based venture called
coming out with the Archos 7 ideal Star[JP] has developed a
Internet Tablet, a larger version new method that makes it
of their popular Archos 5IT, possible to produce solar cells in
back in January, but now news is the form of flexible and thin
that Archos is releasing the threads. The company is
supported by a total of six The solar threads feature an
Archos 8 model in addition to a energy conversion efficiency of
whole family of alphanumeric Japanese universities and the
8GB version. Watch an portability while the Dash will government. just around 3%, but ideal Star
devices. exclusive hands-on video by have many more applications claims 10% are possible. The
To briefly recap, the Archos 7 The current prototype cell is
Charbax. available for it. The A8 will 5cm long and just 0.8mm in picture above shows amperage
(or “Archos 7 Home Tablet”) The Archos 8 Home Tablet is a begin selling in May. being measured from one of the
runs off a 600MHz ARM 9 diameter. ideal Star says the core
slightly different animal. While But wait, there’s more! Archos consists of polymer material and threads that’s exposed to light.
processor, has a 7-inch resistive sharing the same processor, won’t be leaving the other ideal Star estimates mass-
touchscreen, uses Android and is surrounded by an electrode
price (4GB is €149) and numbers out of the mix for long. layer, and layers for hole production of their products
comes in 2GB and 8GB memory thickness (12mm or 0.47- They plan on releasing an entire would be cheaper than that of
versions. Much like the A5, it’s transport, power-generating (this
inches), it takes design family lineup of tablets this layer is made from fullerene), standard silicon solar cells. For
meant to be a MID device that suggestions from other digital Summer. These new tablets will example, all layers in the threads
plays all kinds of video, audio electron transport and another
frame tablets. With an increased features ARM processors up to (transparent) electrode layer. are coated down, meaning
and image files in addition to bezel and square design, it 1GHz and screen sizes from production requires no
surfing the internet and running Once the company finds a way
speaks to those who wish to use three to ten inches. So expect to to make the threads longer, they expensive semiconductor
a variety of Android it as an in home device and prop possibly see the A3, A4, A6 and manufacturing equipment. The
applications. The battery life is could be woven into power-
it up for media consumption. It A10 rounding out the Archos generating solar sheets or solar company hopes to
said to last between 7 hours (for also may be a substitute or even line soon. commercialize the technology
video) and 44 hours (for audio power fabrics for clothing or
worthy contender to the Sony Source: Carrypad curtains. As a first practical within the next five years.
only). The A7 will launch in Dash. Both will fill the same Five Filters featured article: Via The Nikkei[registration
April for €149 (selling for $179 application, sheets consisting of
need and cost about the same, Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools: these threads will be used on rice required, paid subscription]
in the U.S.) for the 2GB model but we expect the Archos 8 to PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS,
and €179 (we’re guessing paddies (while they are being
have a built-in battery for Term Extraction. rested) to generate solar power.
between $200-$229 U.S.) for the
E-reader News Edition Gadgets/ 51

Netgear's Universal Wi-Fi Internet
Adapter Connects Consoles and TVs
Alike [Wi-Fi]
Mark Wilson (Gizmodo) Consoles
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:45:48 AM NETGEAR is also introducing
the industry's first compact USB
The Netgear Universal Wi-Fi -powered Universal WiFi
Internet Adapter can connect Internet Adapter (WNCE2001)
anything with an ethernet port to that works with Internet TVs,
your 802.11n network, be it an game consoles and Blu-ray
Xbox 360 or a TV. But so can players. The first of its kind, the
many other devices on the adapter is the only affordable
market. What's better about this
solution in a small form factor
that delivers optimal Wireless-N
Choose One: The Archos 7
Much like the Xbox 360
Wireless N adapter, Netgear's
performance and works
universally with any Ethernet- and Archos 8 Home 'Tablets'
latest wireless N adapter is tiny, enabled CE device. This saves
easily squeezing behind consumers from the confusion Each Cost $200 [Android]
components in your home and expense of purchasing Mark Wilson (Gizmodo) Meanwhile, the Archos 8 Home
theater. Plus, it runs off USB separate WiFi USB adapters for Tablet (or, OK, picture frame) is
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:18:00 AM
power, meaning you don't need each CE device in their home an 8-inch touchscreen tablet
Unfortunately, it's similar to
to ferret around to plug it in to a theater. Archos has never made bad loaded with 4GB of storage,
Microsoft's dongle in more ways
powerstrip. The Universal WiFi Internet products, but their PMPs have available overseas this May. The
than one. This puppy will run
Really, taking into account the Adapter is powered by the USB definitely grown less relevant s c r e e n t o c a s e r a t i o i s n ' t
$80 when it's around this May.
convenience, the Universal Wi- port, avoiding the need for a over the last few years. But fantastic, but the cooking
By the way, if you're just
Fi Internet Adapter might be the long wire to the power outlet and now? Now two Android- software already has me
looking for a cheap way to
most cleverly designed Wi-Fi making it more visually pleasing wielding Archos Home Tablets mentally placing the Archos 8
connect the 360 to a Wi-Fi
adapter since Microsoft's high- in the already congested home will each cost only about $200. into my kitchen. It should be
network, check out our feature
priced 360 dongle. And it works theater environment. With The Archos 7 Home Tablet is available overseas this May for
on the matter here.
on anything with a USB and NETGEAR Push Connect pretty much just a refresh to about $200.
The Universal WiFi Internet
ethernet port, from your TV to technology and CD-less set-up, their existing Archos 5 Internet It should be noted that both
Adapter (WNCE2001) for Home
your Blu-ray player, without it is truly a plug and play Tablet—it's a 7-inch touchscreen tablets have Arm9 CPUs that
Theater Devices and Gaming
special drivers. experience. Android tablet (or, OK, MID), won't be blazing fast. And each
loaded with Wi-Fi and USB. will probably be launched in the
This April, a 2GB model (we US, eliminating the need for an
really hope there's an SD card import. [ UMPC Portal via
slot) goes on sale for about $200 SlashGear]
52 Gadgets/ E-reader News Edition

Wacom's new Cintiq 21UX pen display ups the sensitivity,
skips the multitouch and 'affordability' options
Paul Miller (Engadget) levels of sensitivity. The 21-inch Continue reading Wacom's new
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:26:00 AM LCD display also has rear Cintiq 21UX pen display ups the
mounted "Touch Strips" running sensitivity, skips the multitouch
We'd sell any number of our along the sides that let you and 'affordability' options
children and internal organs in adjust different parameters based Wacom's new Cintiq 21UX pen
exchange for a Wacom Cintiq on what you select with the display ups the sensitivity, skips
pen display, but unfortunately thumb-convenient Touch Strip the multitouch and 'affordability'
we're not sure any of them are Toggle button. Unfortunately, options originally appeared on
quite valuable enough. The holy there's no mention of that Engadget on Mon, 01 Mar 2010
grail of drawing on you rumored finger-friendly 10:26:00 EST. Please see our
computer has just upped its multitouch(or even finger touch terms for use of feeds.
game with the newest Cintiq of any sort) on this new display. a second, multitouch version of display. The new Cintiq 21UIX Permalink| | Email this|
21UX. First and foremost is a It's hard to blame Wacom, it has this display that's a little less should ship later this month or Comments
new level of pen sensitivity, with a priority to serve artists first and extravagant on the pen end and a early April. PR is after the break.
support for a "near-zero" starting Microsoft Touch Pack dabblers little more affordable than the Gallery: Wacom's new Cintiq
pressure and a total of 2048 second, but hopefully we can get $1,999 pricetag affixed to this 21UX pen display

Wacom releases the new Cintiq 21UX graphics tablet that you
desperately want
Tablet The beauty of the Cintiq models most of us can afford. Still, it
( is that they incorporate onscreen fills a spot on all of our wish
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:01:50 AM display to the graphic tablet lists and remains the subject of
surface. Being able to look at the desire mentioned in all our
The new Wacom Cintiq 21UX source as you draw on it, not on emails to rich relatives. Now
graphics tablet a pad below it, greatly increases wipe the drool off your chin and
Few things on this earth inspire accuracy and ease of use for the get back to work on that
more desire and envy for graphic artist. In the past, the Cintiq freelance project.
artists than Wacom’s Cintiq 12WX (a review can be found Source: Gizmodo
graphics LCD screen tablets. here) and Cintiq 21WX had Five Filters featured article:
Now Wacom has updated their 1,024 levels of pressure and Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
popular 21-inch model to the limited bezel buttons. The new each side of the frame and back sensor tech resulting in the PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS,
massive Cintiq 21UX which 21UX kicks those features into trackpads for easy manipulation slightest touch registering in a Term Extraction.
features 2048 levels of pressure, overdrive and doubles the when holding the tablet. They’ve screen action.
a new grip pen and a couple of pressure sensitivity, includes 8 also updated the popular Wacom The price still remains the same
other snazzy features. buttons and a thumb wheel on Grip Pen to include new tip at $1,999 which is higher than
E-reader News Edition Gadgets/ 53

EviGroup updates their Pad tablet PC
to the Paddle slate tablet
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:40:16 AM

The EviGroup Paddle tablet PC
EviGroup sure nailed the right
name for their tablet back in
October with the EviGroup Pad.
Now they’ve improved upon
their original Pad tablet and
added a little extra — Google Must Take New Street View Photos
specifically a “DLE.” Every Six Months In UK, Or EU Regulators
The EviGroup Paddle tablet PC
will keep the same size, Will Be Mighty Unhappy [Google]
connection options (WiFi & Kat Hannaford (Gizmodo) boggles with the time and
3G), ports (audio in/out, Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:50:00 AM expense that'd throw Google, so
Ethernet, multifunction memory and instead is replaced with Much like the Pad there are I wouldn't be surprised if this
card slot and three USB 2.0 Scale — a tabbed interface with plenty of customizable features After villagers chased the Street one goes to court—which is just
ports), memory (1GB) and concave scrolling(think of a that will increase the base price V i e w c a r s a w a y i n what Google needs after being
processor as the previous Pad. hamster inside a video-display of €699 (around $950). The Buckinghamshire, England, it hit with an antitrust investigation
They both share an Intel Atom wheel). Its primary OS will be tablet is expected to launch became pretty obvious last year by the EU last week, and the
N270 1.6GHz processor and Windows 7 Home Premium. anywhere between April to June that a lot of Brits were unhappy whole business over in Italy
10.2-inch 1024 x 600 resolution Other improvements include a (yay for specific launch dates!). having their houses and streets where three Google employees
display (the Paddle adds redesigned webcam (front- Source: UMPC Portal documented online. were convicted in a Google
multitouch) but differ on quite a facing) and microphone, external Five Filters featured article: Now, European regulators have Video lawsuit.
few other things. Gone is the WiFi antenna and a bevy of Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools: told Google they must delete One day Google will pull its
freaky AI interface named Seline storage options which include PDF Newspaper, Full Text RSS, images obtained by the streetcars services out of Europe forever,
(although you can still get that 160GB, 250GB and 320GB hard Term Extraction. every six months. and then we'll be stuck using
option with the Paddle Seline10) drives or 16GB and 32GB SSD. Google currently updates Street Bing, Symbian and Streetmap.
View annually with new photos, WILL YOU BE HAPPY THEN,
but the EU reckons they need to HUH EUROPE? [ Telegraph via
change their retention policy to TechRadar]
just six months. The mind
54 Gadgets/ E-reader News Edition

EviGroup's Paddle is the
more advanced, more
expensive Pad (video)
Tim Stevens (Engadget)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:03:00 AM

Remember the eviGroup Pad,
the 10-inch tablet with 3G and a
creepy looking AI slave built-in?
We won't blame you if you
forgot it, but maybe its more
advanced cousin will be more
memorable. If anything its name
will be: Paddle. It's the same
basic design as the Pad, a 10-
inch keyboard-free tablet with
netbook internals, but this one
gets a swankier LED-backlit

Infinitec officially launches IUM ad hoc multitouch display along with
SSD storage -- though a paltry
32GB max on flash is hardly an
streaming device: ships in July for $129 upgrade over the 320GB you can
get on platters. Also new is an
Darren Murph (Engadget) your PC to, well, pretty much the location," and if all goes officially launches IUM ad hoc optional WiFi antenna to boost
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:00:00 AM anything. PC to PC, PC to Blu- well, it'll ship in even more streaming device: ships in July range and a new layer over
ray player, PC to printer and PC locales in due time. Hop on past for $129 Windows 7 called Scale that
It's been a long time comin', but to console streaming is all within the break for the full release and Infinitec officially launches looks a little like being trapped
the little startup-that-could has reach, with HD support baked in promo video, and be sure to give IUM ad hoc streaming device: on the inside of a paddlewheel of
just gone official with its first to boot. We've already given you that Shufflegazine link a visit for ships in July for $129 originally content (video below). How
major consumer electronics low-down on functionality, but podcasts detailing the use appeared on Engadget on Mon, much would you pay for such
peripheral, the IUM. First t o d a y t h e c o m p a n y i s scenarios. 01 Mar 2010 09:00:00 EST. decidedly evolutionary steps?
introduced at CES, this ad hoc a n n o u n c i n g a J u l y 1 s t Gallery: Infinitec Infinite USB Please see our terms for use of For eviGroup's sake hopefully
streaming stick creates a local availability date for consumers Memory Device (IUM) feeds. Permalink| Infinitec, your number is somewhere
WiFi network (802.11b/g/n; across the US, Canada and Gallery: Infinitec demonstrates Shufflegazine| Email this| around €699 ($945), because
2.4GHz to 5GHz) for all sorts of Europe. We're told to expect it IUM ad hoc streaming device Comments EVIGROUP'S page 55
media and data to flow from for "under $129 depending on Continue reading Infinitec
E-reader News Edition Gadgets/ 55

AAXA L1 laser pico projector hands-on by Mr.
Murkycam (video)
Tim Stevens (Engadget) it works as advertised -- as it
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:22:00 AM should for that $599 MSRP.
Continue reading AAXA L1
Oh, you haven't been introduced laser pico projector hands-on by
to Mr. Murkycam? He's the Mr. Murkycam (video)
darker, more mysterious cousin AAXA L1 laser pico projector
of Mr. Blurrycam; his services hands-on by Mr. Murkycam
occasionally called upon to show (video) originally appeared on
off products like the new AAXA Engadget on Mon, 01 Mar 2010
L1 laser pico projector. The 09:22:00 EST. Please see our
device just started shipping and, terms for use of feeds. Permalink
according to the video, this is the embedded below it certainly you like before slotting it in the|
first one captured in the wild. looks to do a decent job. The L1 side. Photo and PowerPoint YouTube| Email this| Comments
also features built-in media performance seems a bit
AAXA promises perfect focus
player functionality and even mediocre, and sadly the video Netgear’s Universal
on any surface, even curved
ones, and while it's a bit difficult includes a 2GB thumb drive for doesn't show the thing playing Wi-Fi
Today’s Internet adapter
TVs, Blu-ray
NETGEAR’S page players,
to tell from the video we've you to load up with whatever any footage, but it does look like game consoles, and even AV
Matt Burnscrave
receivers (CrunchGear)
access to the
Freescale's new i.MX508 processor could mean cheaper, faster Internet, but most will never get

Tim Stevens (Engadget) processor might finally make could, according to Freescale, 01 Mar 2010 09:44:00 EST.
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:44:00 AM these things more of a smart retail for $150. That's the kind of Please see our terms for use of
buy, an 800MHz ARM-based price point that might just make feeds. Permalink E-Reader-
E-readers are getting better chip that includes, among other Grandma stop digging through| Freescale| Email this|
without a doubt. But cheaper? things, USB host functionality piles of dog-eared Stephen King Comments
Not so much. The upcoming and dedicated circuitry for books and get with the times.
Spring Design Alex will sell for controlling E-Ink panels. It's Freescale's new i.MX508
$359 -- way out of reach for effectively a system on a chip for just $10 at volume, resulting processor could mean cheaper,
those who cruise the used book for the next-generation of would in more advanced readers that faster e-readers originally
store scene. Freescale's i.MX508 -be Kindle killers and it'll sell appeared on Engadget on Mon,
continued from page 54

that's the MSRP when it starts Paddle is the more advanced, Engadget on Mon, 01 Mar 2010
shipping this summer -- a rather more expensive Pad (video) 10:03:00 EST. Please see our
steep increase over the (already EviGroup's Paddle is the more terms for use of feeds. Permalink
pricey) €500 Pad. advanced, more expensive Pad UMPC Portal| eviGroup Blog|
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56 Apple/ E-reader News Edition
continued from page 55

the pleasure of the ‘Net. Why? work without drivers or
The iPad as a Peripheral Display
David Klein (TheAppleBlog)
Because Mom and Pop don’t installation on any device with
wanna run a CAT-5 cable an Ethernet port, being an AV Submitted at 2/28/2010 11:47:30 AM

through their house and power receiver, Blu-ray player, or game
line adapters are about as system. It can also leek power I was thrilled to hear that
reliable as two tin cans off an USB port if there’s one current apps will be compatible
connected with string. But now available. with the iPad, but I’m more
there’s this: Netgear’s Universal It will be a tad pricey at $80 excited for apps that haven’t
Wi-Fi adapter. when it’s available in May, been written yet. Apps for the
This device is a lot like power though. For that price Mom and iPhone and iPod touch are
line adapters, which utilizes a Pop should be able to hire the designed for use while being
device’s Ethernet port to send neighborhood nerd to run a held. There’s an exciting new
and receive bits and bytes sent cable. use case that comes with the
over power lines. But the iPad — when it’s sitting in the
Universal Wi-Fi Internet dock. Owners not only have a
Adapter uses Wi-Fi instead. This new device to read news while
means that the adapter should on the couch, but they also have
the perfect peripheral display.
What’s a peripheral display?
Something that provides basic
information without distracting
you from your primary task. It
runs silently in the background
and it’s there when you need to Picasa, Twitter, Facebook, CNN this app and launch Safari. This
retrieve some glanceable (and other news sites), etc. The applies to the other widgets too;
information. You already use app could be free with the tapping them should launch their
plenty of them every day: requirement that one of the corresponding apps. Interactivity
clocks, stock tickers, weather widgets shows advertisements. makes this app better than any
icons, unread email icons, etc. I A quick paid upgrade (perhaps digital picture frame available.
currently use one app on my $9.99) would remove the ads There are tons of apps that
iPhone as a peripheral display: and offer a spot for another provide basic information, but
Flip Clock. I think we are soon widget. now they can be combined to
going to see a lot more apps like I’ve taken the liberty of take advantage of the larger
this. mocking up in Photoshop what screen.
My perfect peripheral display this app may look like using the Now that I’ve filled your head
app would come with a few iPad GUI. Below you can see a with ideas, go build it! Just think
basic widgets like a clock, few basic widgets, a tweet that of me when you publish the app
calendar, stocks, weather, and changes every few minutes, and to the store. Also, let me know if
access to photos on the iPad. a photo slideshow powered by you think this is a good idea.
The app could then offer Flickr. The tweet includes a link
upgrades (perhaps $2.99 each) which when tapped should close
for access to services like Flickr,
E-reader News Edition Apple/ 57

Macworld Expo 2010: Cool Product Finds From
the Show Floor
Weldon Dodd (TheAppleBlog) normally available and the gas-
Submitted at 3/1/2010 5:45:48 AM shock arms will hold a 27 iMac
without drooping. You’ll find
I saw some great products at the
recent Macworld expo. Here are
cheaper arms out there, but I do
not know of anything better.
Quick Tip:
a few items that grabbed my
MacSpeech Scribe: This new
product from MacSpeech lets
Search the
Navigon for iPhone: The latest
release of Navigon
you transcribe recordings to
text. You can “train” the
Trash in OS X
MobileNavigator for iPhone has software to learn a certain voice Bryan Schuetz
added a new panorama 3D view from recordings by correcting (TheAppleBlog)
that uses terrain elevation data the transcription. I see a lot of Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:00:58 AM
from NASA. The feature is uses for this software where the
available via in-app purchase. I full MacSpeech product does At the moment I’ve got 1,303
also got a hands-on demo of the not always make sense. For items in the trash bin in my
MyRoutes feature which will example, a professor can use dock. Not that much compared
show you three different route MacSpeech Scribe to create a to the usual pile that
choices to find the best transcription of a lecture podcast accumulates there when my
combination of speed and to make the lecture searchable normal maintenance has me only
distance for you. the DJay software) demonstrates on a weekend camping trip. on the web. cleaning it out once every couple
DJay Software with Spin a few aspects of the controller. Hmm, I wonder if that’s a good Microvision ShowWX:$499 for of months. Usually, it’s not a
Controller: The thing I love Batteries: My iPhone was thing? a tiny battery-powered ShowWX problem. Occasionally though
about the Djay Software with nearly dead at the end of every VESA mounts: I’ve been microprojector sounds like a I’ll throw something away by
the Spin hardware controller is day at the Expo. For the first wanting to mount my screen on great deal for all the road mistake, and that’s when I’m
that it is a real DJ system for the time, I started shopping for an an adjustable arm for a long warriors out there. I’d much reminded that you can’t just
Mac. It’s not a game like DJ extra battery. I like the ones that time, if only to clear some desk rather throw this in my bag click on the bin and search
Hero or something. You can plug in to the dock connector space. If you need an arm, then instead of taking another carry- through the trash like you can
spin records right from your with a cable like the Richard you should check out the top- on. Check out the demo of the with other folders in your Dock.
iTunes library. You get some Solo and HyperMac batteries. quality products from Flatscreen infinite focus. The scan lines and It may sound like a small
added digital benefits like The HyperMac stuff is not Arms. These are unique in that hot spot are an artifact of the annoyance, but if I’m digging
automatic tempo matching so cheap, but really nice looking. I they connect directly to the built camcorder and are not visible in through the trash, it’s because I
you can concentrate more on the think I’m about ready to splash -in pivot in the 24 and 27 iMacs person. really need to find that thing I
music and less on the technical out for the HyperMac Micro. rather than relying on the Apple What did you see at Macworld tossed out. Without a chance to
bits of DJ-ing. Here Karim of With this bad boy, I could play VESA-mount adapter. It is a Expo that you thought was cool? search for it I’m left with no
algoriddim (and the man behind iPhone games for much longer much cleaner look than what is other option but to browse
around through a pile of files
that typically number in the
thousands. All this turns a small
annoyance into a rather large
QUICK page 58
58 TV/ E-reader News Edition
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one. There’s got to be a better regularly taking out the trash, that folder into the dock. Now
way to deal with all this Trash. this would leave me with fewer the next time I accidentally
Ordinarily when searching for files to browse through when the throw something away I won’t
files in the Finder you can time comes, but I know myself have to browse through
choose to limit the scope of your and that’s just not going to thousands of items looking for
search to the current folder by happen. Another option would the lone needle in the haystack. I
selecting it from the search bar. be to write a script to handle can just use.Trash to limit my
This is a big help when you trash maintenance, but that search scope as I would with any
know the file you want is might just make a bad problem other directory in the system.
somewhere in this folder, but — worse if my script gets rid of View screencast of how to do
you’re not entirely sure what its something I accidentally threw this.
name is. away before I have a chance to
Trying this approach after retrieve it.
clicking on the trash icon The best solution it seems is
though, leaves you searching the also the easiest one. Use “Go To
entire system with no way to
limit your scope. I suppose I
Folder” in the finder to navigate
to the otherwise hidden trash
'Battlestar's' Park
could just do a better job directory at~/.Trash and drag Lands on 'Hawaii
Five-0' Remake
'Big Love' - 'Next Ticket Out' Recap Brad Trechak (TV Squad)
Danny Gallagher (TV Squad) endurance to endure that sneaks Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:02:00 AM

Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:02:00 AM up on you and knocks your
block off as you stand there all Grace Park seems to have a
(S04E08) "There is nothing smug and self-aware that you thing for television remakes. She
about us that's the same and you were able to predict the ending. shot to fame as Boomer
know nothing about me." - Barb And it should. A show like this on'Battlestar Galactica' and now
Henrickson about much more than its she's going to have a role on the
"Oh I know some...and I'm just plotlines and story shockers. new'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS.
getting started." - Marilyn Continue reading'Big Love' - Granted, in between the two
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Magazines Replaced by Error-
Ridden Mobile Websites [Media]
'Desperate Housewives' Hamilton Nolan (Gawker)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 9:24:48 AM

- 'The Chase' Recap Fancy magazines are dying, and
no amount of fancy magazine
Isabelle Carreau (TV Squad) 'The Chase' offered us tidbits ads will save them! Journalism
Submitted at 3/1/2010 1:05:00 AM about Penny, Karen McCluskey, scientists can now confidently
Andrew, Celia and, two of my predict what will replace them:
(S06E16) "You may envy our favorite recurring characters, M a g a z i n e websites,
lives, Gaby, but it's nothing Bob and Lee. While introducing w h i c h — s c i e n t i f i c a l l y
compared to how we envy a new cryptic character named s p e a k i n g — s u c k .
yours." - Bob to Gaby Sam ... For sure, he has a secret Yes, it is a new survey! After
After last week's episode agenda that will rock Wisteria combing through 665 survey
c e n t e r e d a r o u n d R o b i n , I Lane. responses from magazines, CJR
expected this week's installment Continue reading'Desperate d i s c o v e r e d t h a t m a g a z i n e
to put the main ladies back front Housewives' - 'The Chase' Recap websites are, generally, low-
and center. I was pleasantly F i l e d u n d e r : D e s p e r a t e standard journalism ghettos editorial resources into the print [The New York Times is getting
s u r p r i s e d t o s e e t h a t Housewives, Episode Reviews, beset by poor editing, feeble edition. Also, a quarter of all out in front of this trend by
the'Desperate Housewives'' Reality-Free standards, and virtually Americans are now getting their signing a deal to put content on
writers hadn't forgotten about P e r m a l i n k | E m a i l t h i s | | nonexistent fact checking. news on their cell phones, a 850 video screens in "coffee
some of the background Comments Which should surprise no one medium that doesn't reward the shops, casual eateries and airport
characters and decided to give who has ever worked on a sumptuous photography and newsstands." Which will give
them center stage this week. magazine website! Or read lovingly curated journalism of them more viewers than they got
websites, in general. print magazines so much as it with that Discovery Channel
So the future of magazines is rewards sexxxy nudes. deal, zing. Pic: Flickr]
clearly online, but they still pour Brickbreaker is the future of
the vast majority of their journalism, huzzah!
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Marty and Leo Are Engaged! [Monday Box Office]
Richard Lawson (Gawker) The yuppie lady who first buys makes Catherine Keener
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:13:55 AM Diane Keaton's gourmet baby (repaying a gambling debt) look
jam in Baby Boom is in it. Yep. like she's standing in a small
O Meo my! It's true! Because That's the big reveal. As I was phone booth while being
their movie Shutter Island just getting up and putting my coat grabbed by a minotaur. The lady
did so well again this week, the on my mom grabbed my arm from Providence was actually
longtime pair has agreed to and said, "Did you recognize living on the studio lot when
make it official. To celebrate that one lady?" And then she they started building the sets, so
their nuptials, they'll next be told me and we had a good they just let her stay around and
making a romantic comedy with laugh. Baby Boom is such a say a few lines.
Katherine Heigl. good movie, isn't it? 6) Valentine's Day— $9.5
1) Shutter Island— $22.2 2) Cop Out— $18.5 million million
million If you level out the numbers This movie has now made $100
The thriller-chiller's big between Tracy Morgan's million. That's one with two
numbers make it the highest- relatively low debuts and Bruce zeroes after it. Of millions.
grossing second-week, February Willis' relatively high ones (save as they descend into the renaming the local civic center. T h a t ' s a b o u t t h e G D P o f
-March interchange weekend, for Surrogates, and much of the irrational and violent frothing Truly probing and scary stuff. Kiribati, a small island nation in
home-with-your-parents-and- '00s), then this was a pretty madness of the Tea Party 5 ) P e r c y J a c k s o n & T h e the Pacific. I don't really know
seeing-it-at-Coolidge-Corner respectable opening. Oh, and movement — seems to prove Olympians: The Lightning what that means. But that's what
movie of all time. Quite a Kevin Smith! Oh yeah, this is that America's appetite for Thief— $9.8 million Wikipedia told me. I think it
record! This is easily DiCaprio's pretty good for Kevin Smith too. political polemics has not waned This foreign language import means that Topher Grace is
biggest hit that hasn't involved Good all around. I didn't see it, since the great boiling rage- f r o m G r e e c e i s s h o w i n g richer than all of Kiribati?
boats. Oh wait. No, there was a did you? Mostly I want answers cauldron days of the 2008 surprising box office stamina, Topher Grace could buy Kiribati
boat in this, wasn't there? Well, to this question. Why the election. Many audience dropping a slight 35% in its third if he wanted? I'm told that
it's definitely his biggest hit that bicycle?? Is it for wacky members squealed in terror and week. Its total cume of $71 Ashton Kutcher actually owns
hasn't involved Boston. Except reasons, or for zany ones? vowed to see the film again as million is an impressive number, Swaziland. And, for years,
for The Departed... Hm. OK. So Madcap or screwball? Irreverent they watched a formerly considering that, judging from Jennifer Garner has been the
maybe it's not really breaking or joyfully subversive?? I perfectly-sane housewife from the special effects, the movie cruel dictator of Djibouti. You
any records per se, but it's still a suppose I could just read the Monroe, MI forward emails cost about seventeen dollars to wish that J. Garner was the
splashy late-winter hit, one that pullquotes on the poster, but entitled "How a Hussein Stole make. Uma Thurman probably dictator of your Djibouti! Aww.
is proving Paramount right to who's got time to read? Who can the White House" to her son at got a fiver, Pierce Brosnan a Remember Djibouti jokes? Oh,
have moved it from the fall, and read? Grinnell. Others covered their coupla clams. Sean Bean was Djibouti. What was I talking
one that ought to have legs as 3) The Crazies— $16.5 million eyes, too terrified to watch, as a just happy to be there, and the about again?
more and more people demand Showing surprising strength for respected car dealership owner little Logan Lerman kid got a
to know its sssseeeeecret. Well, a documentary, this film — from Tempe inexplicably Big Mac and a hander from
I'll save you the eleven bucks which follows denizens of brought a loaded firearm to a Doris the wig lady. The rest was
and tell you the secret right now: various middle-American towns town council meeting about spent on super classy CGI that
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Which Actress Is Now a Hooker with a Gay
Boyfriend? [Blind Items]
Brian Moylan (Gawker) that she is now 60 days sober.
Submitted at 3/1/2010 10:09:20 AM This, despite the fact that she
spends all her time with a drug
She couldn't whore herself for dealer." [ CDaN]
fame, so now she's just a whore. 4."Which English international
This celeb is a slut with some sportsman is gearing up to come
funky spunk. A sober actress, a out to teammates now he's met
gay athlete, and a cheating golfer the love of his life?" [ UK
put out as well. They should get Mirror]
paid! 5."Which Hamptons hotelier
1."Do you have $35,000? Well, was at his bar drinking with
if you do and have an hour to more than 20 patrons one
kill, you can have sex with this weekend night at 12:45 a.m.
former B list television actress when he suddenly stood up and
who has a B list movie actor for ordered everyone out, "Now!"
a boyfriend. Well I guess he is B — told them they didn't have to
list. He had a chance to make A tip or pay their tabs, just get their
list but his above the line movies coats and go, and 'then sat there
have bombed. Our actress is not drinking by himself,' said our
even bothering to audition for source?" [ P6]
acting jobs at this point. No one still managed to make a big fluids were likely to have the 6."Which members of Congress
can understand how she impression on some of the consistency of frozen yogurt." [ make regular, secret visits to
maintains her lifestyle without athletes there. He was a Blind Gossip] Cuba as guests of Fidel Castro,
acting. Now you know. Oh, the spectator at one of the outdoor 3."This former B list television flying in from nearby islands?
boyfriend doesn't care because events and was apparently and sometime very bad movie Their passports aren't stamped,
he is just not that into women." [ having trouble coping with the actress who is now a C with so no one's the wiser." [ P6]
CDaN] cold weather. He later told the great name recognition has had 7."This A list female pro golfer
2."While this celebrity was not athletes that he was so cold some very public drug, alcohol, is sleeping with a married
one of the performers at the during the event that, if he got and other drama issues this past college professor." [ CDaN]
Vancouver Winter Olympics, he lucky that night, certain bodily year. Well, I am happy to report
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Olympic Men’s Hockey Diary: Canada 3, U.S. 2 (OT)
( The Daily Fix)
Submitted at 2/28/2010 11:13:50 AM

Getty Images Sidney Crosby
(left) and Scott Niedermayer
celebrate Crosby’s gold medal-
winning overtime goal.
The Journal provides minute-by
-minute analysis of Canada’s 3-2
victory over the U.S. in overtime
in the gold-medal game. Journal
staffers are at Canada Hockey
Place to offer commentary.
2:11 pm | Pregame | by Adam
Are you ready for the
I'm writing this intro from my
BlackBerry waiting on the
looooong security line at Canada
Hockey Place's media entrance. in that first 5-3 win, everyone predictions but we're in the Kane, I'm not sure that any of back once. Great but not great,
As you might have guessed, this could get really tight really fast. infotainment business so here's the U.S. forwards could crack because it's hard to know how
game is sort of a big deal here. I'm almost to the metal detector. mine: Canada 4-2. the Canadian team. On defense they'll deal with falling behind
The Globe and Mail called it Should be even crazier inside. Why, well since all my it's even more prounounced, early should that happen.
merely "the biggest hockey 2:13 pm | Pregame | by Reed colleages are predicting a U.S. although Brian Rafalski is a Overall, they've done what
game of all time." You get the Albergotti victory, I sort of feel I need to good power-play quarterback -- they've had to do but been pretty
sense that if Canada wins today, There was evidently a military take the other side. Plus, one- but heck, Canada even left at lucky. The two toughest teams
this town will burn to the takeover last night in Canada. goal predictions are for wimps. home the best in the NHL, Mike they had to play, Canada and
ground. Then again, you get the There is marshal law on the Canada has the better team on Green, because they're so Finland, pretty much self-
sense that if Canada loses, this streets. Canadian citizens have paper. Before you screech that loaded. destructed. I'm not taking these
town will burn to the ground. been forced to wear red paper teams don't win Another reason to go with victories away from the U.S.
What can we expect today? If uniforms and have been tournaments and statistics are for Canada is they've had more squad but if Canada had had
it's anything like the first U.S.- corralled into fenced-off pens all losers, it's equally true that some adversity to get here. They Luongo in nets instead of
Canada meeting a week ago, it over the streets of Vancouver. players are objectively better screwed up, had to play the Brodeur, it probably would have
probably won't end in an They look tired, worn and scared than others for a reason. At Russians and have been won. As for the Finns, the U.S.
American victory. The U.S. as they wait in line outside bars center, for example, would you challenged throughout the benefited from one of the
cannot leave goalie Ryan Miller that have apparently been turned want to build your team around tournament. But they've won. biggest meltdowns in Olympic
put on an island to face 45 shots into official rationing stations. Sidney Crosby or Paul Stastny? Most good teams go through history. Again, I'm not trying to
again. But you do sense a tense Oh, wait, never mind. I'm told Stastny is a budding young star adversity -- it makes them better run down the U.S. team, but it
energy between the Canadians there's just a hockey game on. but I'm pretty sure that 30 of 30 and able to withstand setbacks. hasn't had one convincing
and their fans. If the Great Satan 2:39 pm | Pregame | by Ian NHL general managers would The U.S., by contrast, has had a victory over a big power.
(in the home fans' eyes) can Johnson go with Crosby. I could go on charmed tournament, always in
bloody the hosts' nose early, like So maybe Toe Blake didn't like and on, but except for Parise and the lead -- never having to come OLYMPIC page 63
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The big caveat is goalie, and Guys, in war, there are no 3:17 pm | Pregame | by Adam Miller handles with 52 seconds Ian Johnson
that's possibly decisive. Miller is winners. I hope these two teams Thompson gone. Beautiful end-to-end action,
better than Luongo (although can come to the table and work Hardly seeing any fans clad in 3:23 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by with the U.S. getting the best
neither has won a big this out in the next five minutes, red, white and blue. Think it's Reed Albergotti chances -- I'd say they've out-
tournament). The only problem I so we don't have to witness the fair to say the Canadian fans You could actually hear that chanced Canada 3-1 in the first
have with this is I'm not sure devastation that will surely come want that ticket more. slapshot hit Canada's Drew five minutes. Canada isn't trying
how often you can ride your if the puck is dropped here this 3:18 pm | Pregame | by Jason Doughty in the back. It made a to do too many direct shots on
goalie to victory. afternoon. Gay loud "thud" sound. I hope Mr. Miller because I think they
All in all, Team USA reminds 3:02 pm | Pregame | by Adam Keeping Up Kardashians off; Doughty's mom isn't reading respect him too much -- trying
me of the 1993 Montreal Thompson hockey on. Saskatchewan House this. for deflections.
Canadiens: not a great team but We are 20 minutes to game time rocking like  3:25 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by 3:29 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by
solid, with a couple of well- and the house is already nearly Bourbon Street after Tracy Reed Albergotti Adam Thompson
placed stars (especially in net-- full. I remember from attending Porter picked Peyton The Americans are playing Definitely the most hitting I've
Patrick Roy) and a fair amount the '02 medal game in SLC the 3:19 pm | Pregame | by Reed slightly more cautious than they seen these two weeks. Parise just
of luck. Of course, they won the vibe being pretty great, but I'm Albergotti have in games past. One of the laid out Niedermayer. 13:21 left.
Stanley Cup. Can I change my fully expecting to be happily The men's curling team has things coach Ron Wilson said 3:30 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by
prediction? deaf here before too long. been helping the Canadian yesterday was his team can't Jason Gay
2:53 pm | Pregame | by Jason 3:07 pm | Pregame | by Adam hockey team out with their "hide in a foxhole," and that they Haven't heard a crowd this
Gay Thompson training regimen, giving them all have to find ways of being passionate and knowledgeable
Guys, I'm at the Saskatchewan Ian, on the forwards I think kinds of tips, like how much aggressive. But this doesn't look since Reed Albergotti's Golden
House. Place is packed, bison you're getting carried away. You beer to drink before, during and like the blitz they handed Globes party.
burgers on the grill, Keeping Up can have Patrice Bergeron. I'll after exercising. Canada last time. And the 3:30 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by
with Kardashians on the TV. Is take Ryan Malone or David 3:19 pm | Pregame | by Adam Canadian crowd is a bit more Ian Johnson
there hockey also today? Backes. Thompson pensive, too. Crowd is saying "Mill-ller Mill-
2:56 pm | Pregame | by Adam 3:13 pm | Pregame | by Adam First line for Canada will be 3:26 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by ller" to taunt Ryan Miller. Sort
Thompson Thompson Toews, Richards and Nash. For Adam Thompson of idiotic because he's been
I do think the U.S. is going to In a funny twist, the U.S. is the U.S, Parise, Langenbrunner Luongo covers up on a ricochet playing great. When the
win, just a hunch more than technically the home team and Stastny. off the boards. These fans act Canadian fans taunted Ovechkin
anything. And unlike Ian's, my thanks to being the top seed. 3:20 pm | Pregame | by ian like the parents of toddlers, a couple of games back, it made
prediction will be cowardly: 3-2. That means they get last line Johnson sounding their approval of sense because he was lousy and
There's a tension weighing on change during stoppages. No Patrice Bergeron over who? everything he does. Nash breaks the taunting might have rattled
the Canadians that the word yet on whether the 3:20 pm | Pregame | by Reed his stick on a 3-on-2 try. Four him. To MIller, this has got to
Americans are free of. And famously polite Canadian fans Albergotti minutes gone. be a sign of respect. Or maybe
they've got the better goalie. will feel compelled to cheer on Tickets are $4,000 for this 3:27 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by that the U.S. doesn't have any
Luongo has been an A-minus so the Americans out of obligation. game. I would spend that in a Reed Albergotti other recognizable stars?
far. Miller's been an A at least, 3:15 pm | Pregame | by Adam giant HD television, to be totally Ryan Miller and Roberto 3:31 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by
letting in five goals on 103 shots Thompson honest. Or donate it to the Luongo are stealing this show. Reed Albergotti
this tournament. You want the Canada's men's curling team is USOC so they can buy back the Like thieves with 50 pounds of The Americans are playing a
better ace on the hill for Game 7 here, and the crowd is treating podium. pads on. simplified breakout; it seems
of the World Series and you the gold-medal winners like 3:22 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by 3:27 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by more like they're pushing the
want the better goalie between they're the Rolling Stones -- or Adam Thompson Adam Thompson puck down the ice rather than
the pipes for this. maybe they just treat the Rolling Now Kane, Kesler, Brown vs. Doughty's alone on backhand weaving and finessing it into
2:57 pm | Pregame | by Reed Stones here like the curling Crosby, Iginla and Staal. First but loses control. OLYMPIC page 64
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Canada's zone. It's not pretty, but the U.S. bench and tried to push With a little under nine minutes putting Canada up 1-0. the tournament.
they have gotten a few nice him completely over the boards left, I'd say Team USA is taking 3:44 pm | 1st period, 1-0 3:47 pm | 1st period, 1-0
scoring chances out of it. -- a bit questionable. Ryan the play to the Canadians more Canada | by Adam Thompson Canada | by Adam Thompson
3:31 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by Getzlaf has also been a bit on the than the other way around. Or Canada will! Turnover by Guys, am I wrong or is this the
Adam Thompson edge as well, pushing players Canada looks a bit tentative out Erik Johnson behind the first time the U.S. has trailed?
Very young U.S. fan behind me from behind. there and is reacting more than American net, Toews pops in the 3:48 pm | 1st period, 1-0
just screamed: "You have to get 3:36 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by driving the play itself. rebound of the Richards shot. Canada | by Jason Gay
something on the net! And that Reed Albergotti 3:40 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by 7:10 left. After goal, Canadian couple
thing is a puck!" We'll try to get There are a lot of NHL scouts Adam Thompson 3:45 pm | 1st period, 1-0 next to me made out for two
the message to Wilson. here today, which only adds And definitely whoever scores Canada | by Ian Johnson minutes. Not kidding.
3:33 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by pressure for these young most. And as usual I was wrong. 3:49 pm | 1st period, 1-0
Reed Albergotti Americans, many of whom hope 3:41 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by Canada's energy line of Richards Canada | by Adam Thompson
Well, Jason, I do live in the to sign pro contracts one day. Reed Albergotti and Toews puts one in. Won the And with four minutes to go,
theater district. Care to share any 3:37 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by Itâs amazing how much snow battle behind the net, Richards penalty's over after a close-range
of the Saskatchewan hockey Adam Thompson was just shoveled off the ice walks it out, sharp wrist on chance for Staal.
knowledge with us? Dustin Brown speeds down left halfway through the first period. Miller, rebound and Toews drills 3:49 pm | 1st period, 1-0
3:34 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by wing past Doughty, Luongo Think these guys are skating it in. Now the U.S. wants it back Canada | by Reed Albergotti
Reed Albergotti stones him, though the puck did hard? badly. Yes, it is. Unless Norway
The U.S. team knows what time squeeze free and dance at the 3:42 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by 3:45 pm | 1st period, 1-0 scored fist, which I don't think
it is: Miller Time. But they also goal line. Under 10 to go. Jason Gay Canada | by Adam Thompson they did.
do a great job of blocking shots 3:38 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by ian There definitely is not a David Pavelski just tossed Sid the Kid 3:49 pm | 1st period, 1-0
for him. Jack Johnson -- the Johnson vs. Goliath vibe here. In the as payback. Canada | by ian Johnson
hockey player, not the musician Luongo makes a great save on U.S., the Americans have been 3:45 pm | 1st period, 1-0 Puck is bouncing like crazy on
-- blocked a nice one with his an attempted stuff by Kane. portrayed as these plucky Canada | by Adam Thompson the ice. Heatley just leveled
knees there. Behind the play, a Canadian unknown upstarts; but here at 5:58 to go and Ryan's going for Stastny behind the play, no call.
3:35 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by defender was hauled down but the SH people are scared of em. tripping behind the play. 3:50 pm | 1st period, 1-0
Jason Gay no call. Hey, one of the refs 3:42 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by 3:46 pm | 1st period, 1-0 Canada | by Reed Albergotti
Just ordered a Diet Coke at the calling the game, is grizzled Ian Johnson Canada | by Reed Albergotti I think the Americans toned
Saskatchewan House. Whistled NHL vet Bill McCreary, who's Canada doesn't look sharp. A lot Bobby Ryan gets tangled up down their aggressiveness in this
and serving a 10-minute clearly "letting them play." of missed passes or shots right with the goal-scorer Jonathan game. You can tell theyâre
misconduct 3:38 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by into Miller's "USA" logo. I think Toews, who goes down hard on playing the game Canada wants
3:35 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by Jason Gay the U.S. will score first or at his back. Ryan is called for a them to play. Now that theyâre
Adam Thompson Lot of provincial pride at the least draw a penalty soon. questionable tripping penalty by down by a goal, time is going to
11:09 left, Nash has a nice SH; all three goals against 3:43 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by a Canadian set of officials. Do start running off the clock fast.
chance on a Backes turnover, but Slovakia were by Saskatchewan Reed Albergotti we have a little controversy? The U.S. needs to up the
Miller is square to his hard shot boys. The U.S.âs Ryan Callahan 3:47 pm | 1st period, 1-0 urgency if they one to get one
from the slot, allows zero 3:39 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by nearly had himself a breakaway Canada | by Ian Johnson past Luongo.
rebound. Reed Albergotti but the puck was fluttering and Long overdue penalty. Game 3:51 pm | 1st period, 1-0
3:36 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by This is a nail-biter so far. You he couldnât control it. was getting out of control. Canada | by Jason Gay
Ian Johnson get the feeling whoever scores 3:43 pm | 1st period, 1-0 Bobby Ryan keelhauled Toews Right! That knowledge brought
The game is getting a bit chippy first is probably going to win Canada | by Reed Albergotti behind the play. Completely to you by three
and I think the refs might have this game. 7:10 left in the first: Canadaâs pointless and right in front of Saskatchewanians.
their whistles out. Brooks Orpik 3:39 pm | 1st period, 0-0 | by Jonathan Toews scores on a ref. Canada's power play has OLYMPIC page 65
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3:51 pm | 1st period, 1-0 One last bit of jawing on the Not to make too many We're not too far from re- with 2:33 gone, Malone for high
Canada | by Adam Thompson boards before the teams head generalizations only one-third of setting. Adding to the stakes for -sticking.
I don't see them panicking out off. the way through a game, but to Canada: win this and they set the 4:16 pm | 2nd period, 1-0
there. U.S. looks like it did 3:56 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 me this highlights the lack of top winter record for golds by one Canada | by Adam Thompson
before the goal. Plenty of time Canada | by Reed Albergotti -end U.S. scoring. Beyond the country. Thornton bats one out of midair
here. 1:45 to go in first. The fans are not even as loud as handful of young superstars, the 4:07 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 into Miller's chest.
3:52 pm | 1st period, 1-0 they were in the first game team doesn't have the secondary Canada | by Reed Albergotti 4:17 pm | 2nd period, 1-0
Canada | by Ian Johnson between these two teams. I think scoring. Its grinders are just that, This crowd is seriously Canada | by Reed Albergotti
With under two minutes left, a they all collectively realized they grinders and muckers. Canada's apathetic. The Americans just I havenât agreed with either
time out. Play is chippy, not up at $4,000 a ticket, that rather grind line, by contrast, features skated on the ice and I did not penalty. I thought Ryan
to level of Finland-Slovakia unimpressive first period just some top-end talent and got its hear a single âboo!" Maloneâs hit looked clean.
bronze-medal game last night, cost them $1,332. goal. But still plenty of time for 4:08 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 4:18 pm | 2nd period, 1-0
which was furious. These two 3:56 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 Stastny, Kane & Co. to respond. Canada | by Jason Gay Canada | by Ian Johnson
teams are still a bit uncertain and Canada | by Adam Thompson 3:59 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 This whole thing makes me Miller looking sharp on the U.S.
with neither side really behind, Now they're trotting out Mark Canada | by Adam Thompson want to compose a Rush rock penalty kill. Canada got one
they're not opening it up. Decent Messier. You have to think Being loud hasn't been hard for opera. And has there been a chance but burned 45 seconds of
hockey but not one for the ages - they've got Wayne or Gordie David Ash, the loveable nut Geddy Neil or Alex sighting?!? the man advantage. Canada
- yet. waiting for the third. from Regina who keeps showing 4:08 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 never really got a clean chance
3:52 pm | 1st period, 1-0 3:57 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 up to these games with a Canada | by Adam Thompson and now it's the U.S. the attack
Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada | by Jason Gay working red light spinning on Now they're trotting out the as Staal goes for a dumb
I agree with Ian. This is not the Rich people cheer quietly. his head. U.S. bobsledders who won retaliatory penalty.
all-out speed fest people had 3:59 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 4:01 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 yesterday. Fair amount of 4:18 pm | 2nd period, 1-0
hoped for. Canada | by Ian Johnson Canada | by Adam Thompson applause all around. Canada | by Adam Thompson
3:53 pm | 1st period, 1-0 U.S. | Surprisingly the stats chart here I was wrong. They're bringing 4:09 pm | 2nd period, 1-0 Power play over. How many
by Adam Thompson at the period's end shows Canada out Gordie Howe now. He Canada | by Reed Albergotti shots can Drury block? And now
Totally different tone from the leading the U.S. in shots, 10-8. I confesses: his dad was born in This period, the U.S. wins the Staal's going for interference at
first roller-coaster game between thought the U.S. had had the Minnesota. National scandal! faceoff. Watch out, nation of 4:41. First U.S. power play.
these two. 1:14 left. better chances, especially during 4:02 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 Canada! 4:19 pm | 2nd period, 1-0
3:54 pm | 1st period, 1-0 the middle frame of the period. Canada | by Reed Albergotti 4:09 pm | 2nd period, 1-0 Canada | by Adam Thompson
Canada | by Reed Albergotti In a way, this reminds me of the Wait a minute. Gordie Howeâs Canada | by Jason Gay Not much doing aside from a
Skeleton gold medalist Jon U.S. games versus Switzerland - Canadian, too? Are there any Just showed the celebs. Neil hard long-distance shot from
Montgomery is shown on the - both times (in the round-robin famous people from America? Young is in the house. Plus Rafalski. Penalty over.
Jumbotron to huge applause. and quarters) it had a hard time 4:06 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 Shatner -- that is gold 4:19 pm | 2nd period, 1-0
Heâs a working man hero in this scoring against Jonas Hiller. The Canada | by Jason Gay 4:10 pm | 2nd period, 1-0 Canada | by Reed Albergotti
country: a used-car salesman similarity is in both cases, the Nick Lachey is. Wait -- he's Canada | by Adam Thompson I donât think the US got a single
turned skeleton sledder. U.S. faced (and is facing today) from Ohio. Iginla nearly makes the U.S. shot on that power play.
3:54 pm | End of 1st period, 1-0 a competent starting goalie who 4:06 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 pay for a turnover. 4:20 pm | 2nd period, 2-0
Canada | by Adam Thompson isn't in the throes of self- Canada | by Jason Gay 4:11 pm | 2nd period, 1-0 Canada | by Reed Albergotti
That'll do it for the first after destructing (like Kiprusoff did Beer consumption levels at SH Canada | by Jason Gay GOAL: 12:47 to go - Corey
Luongo turns aside Callahan on two days ago). Luongo isn't one approaching Buffalo Bills Reed, you gotta get to the Perry scores for Canada to make
a 1-on-1. Shots are 10-8 for of the all-time greats, but he's tailgate/Charlie Daniels Band SHouse. No apathy here. it 2-0.
Canada. one of the top four or five in the concert level...... 4:16 pm | 2nd period, 1-0 4:21 pm | 2nd period, 2-0
3:55 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 league right now and is making 4:07 pm | 1st intermission, 1-0 Canada | by Adam Thompson OLYMPIC page 68
Canada | by Adam Thompson all the stops he should make. Canada | by Adam Thompson Another Canada power play
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Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony Diary
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Submitted at 2/28/2010 5:00:20 PM

AFP/Getty Images Athletes
parade during the closing
ceremony at BC Place.
The Journal provides minute-by
-minute analysis of the
Vancouver Games’s closing
ceremony. Journal staffers are at
BC Place to offer commentary.
8:11 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
Has it been 17 days already?
Once again, weâre settled into
Vancouverâs BC Place for a
two-hour pageant of songs,
speeches and Canadian cultural
icons. Brace yourself for
appearances by Mounties,
beavers and William Shatner.
(Still no sign of Celine Dion.) wonât see on TV. Please follow white with red snowboards the IOC, Jacques Rogge, is a theyâre playing a tune that was
Tonight, a Winter Olympics that along at home, and send us your surrounding that icicle toothpick little Canadian. He just came out actually written for the 1984
began shrouded in sadness over questions and comments. torch. Has to do with the wearing a Canadian scarf. Iâve Games in Los Angeles by John
the death of an athlete will try to 8:25 pm | by Phred Dvorak countdown. never seen him in anything but a Williams. But it is such a catchy
close things off on a happier Minutes to go before 8:40 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler sharp suit. tune that they whip it out
note. Today has already proven countdown, and the audience The kids are pretending like 8:45 pm | by Phred Dvorak frequently.
to be a day of celebration in prep just finished. White and theyâre snowboarding on a Now the dignitaries in 8:49 pm | by Phred Dvorak
Vancouver: The sun is finally blue ponchos, check. Snow stage covered in fake snow, as traditional attire: four Host Great Britain's flag-bearer is
shining, and proud Canadians globes, check. Moose antlers, they chant the new city anthem: Nations chiefs in feathers and their sole gold-medalist: Amy
are cheering in the streets after check. Oooh, oh, Vancouver, eh? woven shawls, then Prime Williams, the skeleton racer
their gold-medal win over the 8:33 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler 8:41 pm | by Phred Dvorak Minister Stephen Harper in a whose controversial helmet
U.S. in men's hockey. And bring in the clowns! Nice And now... "fireworks" INSIDE Canada hoodie. (Wait... that isn't provoked protests from both the
The closing ceremony will also to see that Vancouver has a the stadium: shooting heavy his native costume -- where's the U.S. and Canadian teams for
give the Russian city of Sochi, sense of humor about the strings of curled paper from the suit?) being too aerodynamic.
which will host the 2014 technical troubles that prevented roof. Feel like I've been covered 8:46 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler 8:50 pm | by Adam Thompson
Games, the first opportunity to its cauldron from totally working with papery spaghetti. Itâs back, the âooh, oh, Vancouver doesnât just roll off
leave an impression on the world during the opening ceremony. 8:41 pm | by Jessica Marmor Vancouverâ chanting. Kinda the tongue in song the way, say,
with an eight-minute 8:35 pm | by Phred Dvorak The strains of O Canada playing like weâre in a cult. Chicago does.
presentation. (Hint: This will And now, snowboard nation! endlessly in my head have now 8:46 pm | by Phred Dvorak 8:53 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
involve thousands of blue- and 8:39 pm | by Phred Dvorak been replaced with Whoa-O Stop the music! I want to get Carrying the flag for Canada is
red-lit snow globes.) Blog readers: In case you're not Vancouver. off. Joannie Rochette, the figure
Weâll try to bring you analysis seeing what we are, there's 8:44 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler 8:48 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
and color from inside that you literally a small army of kids in Tonight even the president of As the flags of the nations enter, WINTER page 67
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skater who won the hearts of of Canada's Francophones. Itâs a politically sensitive issue teammates, Canada's cross- Did anyone else feel nervous
Canada by continuing to 8:58 pm | by Jessica Marmor in Canada. country ski coach said. Very sad when that ring of flowing fabric
compete just a few days after A lot of athletes have been 9:07 pm | by Phred Dvorak for him. descended past the blazing
her mother died. She won talking up the "one nation of The audience blossoms in 9:15 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler torch?
bronze, and has emerged as one athletes" idea -- happy just to be psychedelic colored paper. We Now many of the athletes are 9:27 pm | by Jessica Marmor
of the greatest Canadian heroes here and have performed... but were promised this would have playing with the sparkly light The mayor of Vancouver hands
of these Games. somehow I don't think the mood meaning... toys that are supposed to be used off the Olympic flag to the
8:53 pm | by Phred Dvorak would have been quite as 9:08 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler later tonight. Stop messing up mayor of Sochi. Most exciting
After trying to figure out what celebratory had Canada lost Perhaps to the consternation of the show, guys! gig for the Sochi mayor ever?
order these athletes are entering earlier today. some, many of the athletes and 9:17 pm | by Jessica Marmor 9:28 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
we have our answer: There IS no 8:59 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler audience members are already More fireworks-like sparkly Not to complain, but how many
order. From the media guide A reader asks what formation wearing the moose antler hats material popping out at us. For anthems are we going to listen to
book: "no longer grouped by the snowboard children made that were provided for a portion all the glitter, we could be at the tonight? The Russian anthem
nation but all together in one earlier. It wasnât entirely clear to of the show that isnât supposed figure-skating exhibition gala. makes number four by my
nation of athletes." us, either, but the press packet to happen until later tonight. 9:19 pm | by Phred Dvorak count.
8:54 pm | by Adam Thompson says they were forming the But who can resist wearing Foul! False start! 9:28 pm | by Phred Dvorak
Donât complain about that -â numbers (5, 4, 3, 2, 1) during the funny antlers? 9:19 pm | by Phred Dvorak Moscow State Academic
means weâll be done twice as countdown. Â And during the 9:08 pm | by Phred Dvorak Naw. The music here is too Chamber Choir performs the
fast. No 45-minute medley of Canadian anthem, they spelled Isn't that Geoff in antlers right martial. Russian national anthem a
walking. out âStrong & Freeâ (a line now? Moost becoming. 9:19 pm | by Phred Dvorak capella. A welcome break from
8:54 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler from the anthem.) At the end 9:09 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler Wow. The back of that the banging electric guitars and
At least no more lining up they made a maple leaf, natch. Now the medal ceremony for wheelchais reads "Vancouver" blaring of trumpets.
means the athletes wonât have 9:02 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler the 50km cross country skiing. It in lights! That's one sparkly ride. 9:32 pm | by Jessica Marmor
to spend as much time sweating As they take their seats, many would be awesome if the 9:20 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler And now, what we've all been
in their heavy coats. Several of the athletes are taking off the athletes had to ski in on that fake And a big applause for the waiting for. No, not Celine Dion
American athletes complained it heavy coats and just wearing snow. But I guess theyâve skied volunteers. I was amazed at sadly. Sochi's presentation --
was like a sauna waiting in the short-sleeve t-shirts. Hope they enough for one day. how these folks kept a perky let's see what they've got
queue for the opening enjoyed the Spring Olympics! 9:09 pm | by Adam Thompson smile on their face, even when planned for us in 2014.
ceremony. 9:04 pm | by Jessica Marmor Call him Moose Def. we were all grumpy and 9:33 pm | by Phred Dvorak
8:55 pm | by Phred Dvorak Eva Avila, Nikki Yanofsky and 9:12 pm | by Jessica Marmor drenched by the rain. The Sochi presentation starts,
There's Russia. We liked those Derek Miller perform "Let's The cross country 50km medal 9:25 pm | by Phred Dvorak and here come the zorbs!
uniforms at the opening Have a Party." With most of winners score big time -- I doubt Now the solemn, operatic part That's what those transparent
ceremony. Now, after seeing their events over with, athletes the rest of the medal ceremonies of the Closing Ceremony. The globes those people are standing
them all over the streets and were certainly out partying last had an intro with hundreds of media guidebook assures us the in are called, supposedly.
concession stalls of Vancouver night in Vancouver. snowboard-wielding dancers. I tone will come down soon. 9:33 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
(pre-Sochi marketing)... not so 9:04 pm | by Adam Thompson guess after their 50km slog they 9:26 pm | by Adam Thompson Sochi appears to have a huge
much. Why is that woman wearing a deserve it. Who knew Ricky Gervais could budget for computer generated
8:56 pm | by Phred Dvorak nest? 9:13 pm | by Phred Dvorak sing like that? graphics ⦠and supermodels.
If my ears don't deceive me 9:05 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler This 50km cross-country event, 9:26 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler 9:34 pm | by Phred Dvorak
with the stadium distortion, this I just heard the second French by the way, was supposed to be If this Olympic anthem sounds Bouncing around in those zorb
song is in French. It took them musical lyric of the evening. the first to feature a blind old, thatâs because it is. It was bubbles looks like a lot of fun.
all the way to the end of the Looks like Vanoc got the athlete: Brian McKeever of first played at the very first 9:34 pm | by Phred Dvorak
Opening Ceremony to get in a message that they needed more Canada. He was pulled late modern Olympics in 1896. WINTER page 69
French song, much to the anger French content this time around. Friday night in favor of faster 9:27 pm | by Phred Dvorak
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Canada | by Adam Thompson going to spend this one game for the past day and it's were called for icing. minutes to go.
Getzlaf's pass bounces off lollygagging around as well. gotten to them. Watching them 4:34 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 4:38 pm | 2nd period, 2-1
Whitney's skate, and Perry beats They canât even get the puck in play for almost two weeks, this Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada | by Jason Gay
Miller high from the slot. Canadaâs zone. is the first game I've seen where Brian Rafalski saved a goal Simon, I mean Reed, would you
4:23 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 4:26 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 they seem to be thinking about there by getting back and taking say this period is worth $1332?
Canada | by Ian Johnson Canada | by Adam Thompson where to pass the puck. two guys out of the play on a 4:39 pm | 2nd period, 2-1
Too much pressure, too many Crowd roaring now on penalty 4:30 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 potential three-on-one. Canada | by Ian Johnson
odd-man rushes by Canada right kill. Another quick whistle as Canada | by Adam Thompson 4:34 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 Best line on the ice for Canada:
after the U.S. power play was Luongo doesn't appear in total Goal USA! 7:16 left and Kesler Canada | by Adam Thompson Toews-Richards-Nash, which is
decisively killed. Corey Perry control. Second time that's BEAUTIFUL deflection of a Now we've got end-to-end odd- the fourth line. They take it to
buries a rebound that Miller left happened. 10:11 to go. Kane feed through Luongo. man rushes both ways. More the U.S. time and again, with
on a Getzlaf shot. Crowd is 4:26 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 4:31 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 like the first game. two and a half minutes left
predictably euphoric. But Canada | by Adam Thompson Canada | by Reed Albergotti 4:35 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 almost scoring another goal.
remember the Slovakians... Penalty over. Best US chance 7:16: GOAL The U.S. shows Canada | by Adam Thompson 4:40 pm | 2nd period, 2-1
4:23 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 yet -- Jack Johnson burned in, signs of life and catches Luongo Miller gloves Weber shot Canada | by Adam Thompson
Canada | by Ian Johnson Stastny couldn't bag rebound. asleep at the wheel. He lets a through all kinds of traffic. 4:23 Richards has open net but can't
Now a few dump-and-chase 4:28 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 shot by Ryan Kesler trickle left. finish sweet feed from Nash.
sequences. Come on guys! This Canada | by Ian Johnson through his pads. 4:35 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 U.S. dodged a bullet. 1:52 left.
isn't Columbus versus Tampa Jack Johnson shows why he's 4:32 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 Canada | by Jason Gay 4:40 pm | 2nd period, 2-1
Bay. one of the best young rushing Canada | by Ian Johnson Ryan Miller's helmet looks like Canada | by Reed Albergotti
4:24 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 defensemen in the NHL, giving Kesler does one on his Jeremy Shockey's arm. No, because I donât get paid as
Canada | by Adam Thompson the Canadian defense fits as he teammate Luongo, beautifully 4:36 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 much as Simon.
Keith gets second assist. This drives in on Luongo, but he's deflecting Kane's wrister Canada | by Reed Albergotti 4:41 pm | 2nd period, 2-1
game felt like Canada was turned back. between Luongo's right arm and Wow, what a save by Ryan Canada | by Adam Thompson
tightening its grip even before Now a great save by Miller on body. It flutters in end over end. Miller. He was totally screened Staal has a breakaway! But he
the goal. And Marleau's shot Boyle. Game has picked up and That's a really tough save to and it looked like he blindly shoots high over Miller.
requires a pad save by Miller. is entering the thrilling zone. make but you have to wonder if snatched that shot out of the air 4:41 pm | 2nd period, 2-1
4:24 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 4:28 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 Miller wouldn't have made it. with his glove hand. Canada | by Ian Johnson
Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada | by Adam Thompson U.S. back in the game. 4:36 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 Second-best Canadian line:
Sensing a gold medal, the On fan noise -- it may have 4:32 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 Canada | by Adam Thompson Getzlaf-Perry-Morrow -- big,
Canadain crowd here is cow- been louder last time, but it's not Canada | by Adam Thompson But does it smell the same as skilled players, hard to get off
belling it up and making noise like paupers were here for that Now Parise has daylight on Shockey's arm? the puck. That leaves Crosby's
again, but Jonathan Toews ends one. Everyone here is rich. Luongo, but can't finish. 4:37 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 line as the third-best. Who
the celebrations with a tripping 4:29 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 4:33 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 Canada | by Ian Johnson would have thought...
penalty. Canada | by Jason Gay Canada | by Jason Gay The U.S. seems to sense the 4:42 pm | End of 2nd period, 2-
4:25 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 Reed's the Simon Cowell of Sassy Haus sounds quieter than tying goal. It's now dominating 1 Canada | by Adam Thompson
Canada | by Adam Thompson Olympic hockey! Love it!! Roland Garros all of a sudden.... in the Canadian end and the Phew. Period over. Break out
Another chance for the U.S. 4:29 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 4:33 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 shots are coming really close to the oxygen. Shots 15-15 in that
With 11:35 left. Toews trips Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada | by Ian Johnson beating Luongo. period.
Suter. What's killing the Americans is Canadian players don't seem 4:38 pm | 2nd period, 2-1 4:43 pm | 2nd intermission, 2-1
4:25 pm | 2nd period, 2-0 tiny fractions of a second of used to the no-touch icing rule. Canada | by Adam Thompson Canada | by Reed Albergotti
Canada | by Reed Albergotti hesitation on every pass. I think Several times they tried long- U.S. defenders are rushing the This is a first: a line for the
Another power play and the they had too much time to sit bomb passes that didn't click, net more. Suter just tried a OLYMPIC page 70
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Anybody else think they should with horses in blinking lights. speedskater Mo Tae-Bum. Itâs the audience from things that stadium on Sunday night, as part
make running in those zorb ball It's Sochi Disneyland! not clear whether Kim is still in fall onto us. During the opening of a spectacular show to mark
things a new Olympic sport? 9:40 pm | by Phred Dvorak town. Earlier in the week, she ceremony, there was faux snow the Olympic Flag Handover to
9:34 pm | by Jessica Marmor Well that's too bad. That was told us that sheâd be returning to â- which was kind of like soap Sochi."
The zorbs look much bouncier eight and a half minutes of... Toronto to train for the world bubbles. 10:00 pm | by Jessica Marmor
than I had envisioned them. well, don't know exactly what championships. 9:56 pm | by Jessica Marmor Canadian legend Neil Young
Almost like really thick bubble that was. 9:51 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler Plastic poncho chic. sings "Long May You Run" as
wrap. 9:41 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler John Furlong, the CEO of the 9:57 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler snow falls.
9:35 pm | by Phred Dvorak I didnât really understand the Vancouver Organizing At the end of each Games, IOC 10:01 pm | by Jessica Marmor
Here's what Sochi organizing point of that Sochi presentation, committee, makes mention of President Rogge traditionally Audience members are now
committee president Dmitry but it looked like a lot of fun. the Georgian athlete who died comes up with one phrase to supposed to activate their cell-
Chernyshenko said this weekend 9:43 pm | by Jessica Marmor shortly before the opening describe what they were like. phone displays as the flame
about the zorb: According to remarks the ceremony. That gets a standing This time, he used âexcellent flickers out. Let's see if it really
``The zorbs reflect the Sochi president of Sochi 2014 Dmitry ovation from the audience. and very friendly.â works.
universe. Every participant will Chernyshenko gave yesterday, 9:52 pm | by Phred Dvorak 9:57 pm | by Jessica Marmor 10:02 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
bring their own world to the the zorbs are supposed to reflect Just got the obligatory press Nice that they didn't forget to This cauldron still reminds me
games. Once there they'll be the dot in the Sochi 2014 release from the Canadian prime give a shout-out to Richmond, of Supermanâs icy/crystalline
united as one.'' Hmmm. emblem. Everyone in unison, minister's office. This one: where the speedskating races home.
9:37 pm | by Jessica Marmor now: Huh? "PRIME MINISTER STEPHEN were held, and which has some 10:03 pm | by Jessica Marmor
The ice dancers were way more 9:44 pm | by Phred Dvorak HARPER MARKS CLOSING of the best food to be found in Also reminiscent of Superman's
in unison than these ballet Furlong says: ``We Canadians OF VANCOUVER 2010 the area. icy home -- the Sochi 2014
dancers are. are stronger... more united and OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES." 9:58 pm | by Phred Dvorak branding.
9:37 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler more connected with our country I'd thought since he's here, he Rogge actually got a muted boo 10:04 pm | by Phred Dvorak
Most of the costumes worn by than ever before.'' wouldn't be able to put one out, from the crowd here when he More confetti in the air here.
these ballet dancers would ``Now you know us, eh?'' but I've underestimated him. His declared the 2010 winter games They're throwing out a lot more
violate the regulations for To HUGE roars of applause. pr office has sent out releases closed... stuff than in the opening
Olympic figure-skating 9:44 pm | by Phred Dvorak congratulating the Canadian 9:58 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler ceremony. Exploding globes of
competition. Yes. And then he was asked by recipients of every medal, and It would be awesome if they let confetti, strings of curly confetti,
9:38 pm | by Phred Dvorak an astute reporter why the Sochi have marked his every move Neil Young extinguish the flame spot bursts of confetti from the
And more big round objects emblem dot was actually a around the city. Here's one from himself. roof...
going aloft. A translucent white, rounded square, not a circle. yesterday: "Prime Minister 9:59 pm | by Jessica Marmor 10:05 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
so not sure if they're technically His answer: There's always Stephen Harper and John And the folks over at Sochi Captain Kirk emerges from the
zorbs too. We were told zorbs room for improvement... Furlong, CEO of VANOC, 2014 aren't too busy with the floor, and heâs âproud to be a
are translucent. 9:46 pm | by Phred Dvorak watch the men's curling final." uber-VIP party they're hosting to Canadian.â
9:39 pm | by Jessica Marmor So much cheering and 9:54 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler shoot out a press release of their 10:06 pm | by Phred Dvorak
And speaking of ice dancing -- footpounding in the stadium at Another reader asks what are own: "Five Olympic champions, The ducks are quacking "O
we now have on the screens the reference to Canada victory the paper-looking things that a World champion hockey star, a Canada"! And William Shatner
2006 Olympic champions in ice hockey it felt like an people are wearing in the top supermodel, a world-class comes up from the floor!
Tatiana Navka and Roman earthquake. audience. Theyâre white, blue soprano, a globally revered We're in the Canadiana section
Kostomarov performing on ice 9:49 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler and lavender ponchos that have conductor, children and âZorbsâ of the program. Bring on the
in Sochi. And now they're gone. A reader writes to ask whether been given to everyone (along â giant spheres like snow globes, moose!
That was fast. gold winning figure skater Kim with the moose antlers). They maneuvered by performers 10:07 pm | by Adam Thompson
9:40 pm | by Phred Dvorak Yu-Na carried the South Korean give a wintery look to the inside â took centre stage in a WINTER page 72
The winged princess atop globe flag. No â- it was carried by crowds, and perhaps also protect packed BC Place Olympic
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media bathroom. of as a bit of a dinosaur in these The U.S. needed to come out and scoring chances. covers up.
4:47 pm | 2nd intermission, 2-1 games, just hit the post with a and skate as if they were being 5:14 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:18 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
Canada | by Adam Thompson lob from the point that Miller chased by an angry mob of Canada | by Ian Johnson Canada | by Reed Albergotti
Philip Kuehnert writes that he's didn't see, just two minutes into Saskatchewanians. They're Best sustained U.S. pressure of I'd put in your ear plugs. I have
following from a church meeting the third. dumping and chasing and the game with nine minutes to a feeling this is going to be a
in Fairbanks. Kind of feels like a 5:00 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 playing pretty reserved for a go, as Canada looks like it wants very loud final five minutes.
church in here too, actually. But Canada | by Adam Thompson team that is 13:22 away from a to win 2-1. Dangerous strategy 5:19 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
with more sirens. 16:20 to go and the fans like the silver medal nobody wants. against this young, energetic Canada | by Adam Thompson
4:48 pm | 2nd intermission, 2-1 fight they see from red so far. 5:07 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Team USA. Game still very If you're Wilson here, do you
Canada | by Jason Gay 5:01 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Canada | by Adam Thompson much up for grabs. start double-shifting the Kane
Lost in the madness!? It's sunny Canada | by Ian Johnson 13:22 left and the U.S. hasn't 5:15 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 line?
and 98 degrees in Vancouver Pronger seems to be out there broken through the Canadian D Canada | by Adam Thompson 5:20 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
today. every other shift. He and yet this period. Under eight minutes now. U.S. Canada | by Ian Johnson
4:51 pm | 2nd intermission, 2-1 Seabrok are now a pairing -- I 5:07 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 is going to have to start Canada is playing the U.S.
Canada | by Adam Thompson had thought that Keith and Canada | by Adam Thompson gambling now. I'd be shocked if really close, squeezing out the
Just saw highlights of the '02 Seabrook would both be playing Play still chippy, whistles anyone got a penalty for speed on the outside. Pronger is
game between these two. A few for Canada because they're both somewhere in refs' esophagus. anything short of amputation. playing a monster game on the
from that game still on the ice: with the Chicago Blackhawks 5:08 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:15 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 edge of the rules, blocking the
Rafalski and Drury for the U.S., and more familiar with each Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada | by Reed Albergotti onrushing speedy U.S. players in
Iginla, Niedermayer, Pronger other. One thing Luongo hasn't done I believe amputation is a five- what could be called interference
and Brodeur for Canada. Joe 5:02 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 this game is give up any minute major under international but which seems to be allowed
Sakic owned that game, which Canada | by Adam Thompson rebounds near the net. They all rules. today...
Canada won 5-2. U.S. left Perry all alone in front, go bouncing way out to the 5:16 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:20 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
4:55 pm | 2nd intermission, 2-1 but Miller bails out Suter and boards and the U.S. rebound Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada | by Adam Thompson
Canada | by Ian Johnson Rafalski with 15:59 left. machine has no shot. The best thing that could 4:26 left and again the crowd
Get back to prayin'; this game 5:03 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:09 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 happen to the U.S. is if the fans applauds Luongo for breathing.
isn't over yet. Canada | by Ian Johnson Canada | by Adam Thompson here start prematurely chanting 5:21 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
4:56 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Five minutes into the third and a Luongo has been all Canada's "nah nah nah nah, hey hey hey, Canada | by Reed Albergotti
Canada | by Adam Thompson lot of dump-and-chase. Kind of needed so far. 11 minutes to go. goodbye!" After an icing, the U.S. gets
Here we go! Last 20 minutes of boring. And no fighting allowed! Tick tock, Clarice. 5:17 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 another face off in Canadaâs
Olympic competition. How will Burke's troops rally? 5:11 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Canada | by Adam Thompson zone. Stastny takes it.
4:57 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:03 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Canada | by Adam Thompson Six minutes left, sand keeps 5:22 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
Canada | by Adam Thompson Canada | by Adam Thompson What a pad save by Miller on slipping through the hourglass. Canada | by Adam Thompson
Weber's shot gets through 14:28 left and this game is Heatley after a sloppy U.S. 5:17 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Under four minutes now, good
Miller but trickles wide. Just Canada's to lose. Big cheer to turnover. Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada forecheck.
over a minute gone. John Furlong, head of 5:12 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 The Americans are finally 5:22 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
4:58 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Vancouver's organizing Canada | by Adam Thompson starting to look like they have all Canada | by Reed Albergotti
Canada | by Adam Thompson committee. 9:03 and Drury and Malone tournament, but it might be too The crowd is into it now,
Last 20 minutes unless we have 5:04 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 generate a little friction in the late. Five minutes to go in the cheering loudly every time the
OT. How awesome would that Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada end. third. puck heads into the U.S. zone.
be? John Furlong -- a Canadian who 5:13 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:18 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:23 pm | 3rd period, 2-1
4:59 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 is NOT a celebrity. Canada | by Reed Albergotti Canada | by Adam Thompson Canada | by Reed Albergotti
Canada | by Ian Johnson 5:06 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 The U.S. is livening up a little, 5:05 left, Rafalski gets into the OLYMPIC page 73
Chris Pronger, who I've thought Canada | by Reed Albergotti generating some good rebounds circle, but Luongo handles and
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Crosby's OT goal sinks U.S., gives Canada gold
Associated Press it to come true is amazing. Sid The Kid
( Burnside: Putting On A Show Sidney Crosby didn't put up
Submitted at 2/28/2010 9:26:03 PM After watching one of the gaudy numbers during the
greatest hockey games of all Olympics, but he came through
VANCOUVER, British time on Sunday, we could only when it counted in Canada's
Columbia -- Rest assured, ask one question: Did it have to quest for gold.
Canada, the national honor is end? Story "It's just fitting, I think, that Sid
served. • LeBrun: Both goalies are would get it," goalie Roberto
With a flick of the wrist from golden Luongo said. "I couldn't think of
The Next One, Sidney Crosby, • Caple: Work, desire pay off anyone better."
Canadians found Olympic "Our team worked so As "O Canada" played, the
redemption Sunday. unbelievably hard," Crosby said. Canadian team stood shoulder to
The pall of a luger's death, a "Today was really tough, shoulder, while the U.S. team
series of embarrassing glitches, a especially when they got a goal stood dejected, staring at the ice,
first half so dismal the hosts late in regulation. But we came many with their hands on their
conceded the medals race, a loss back and got it in overtime. ... hips.
to the upstart Americans in a To win it in overtime, here in To win, Canada withstood a
preliminary game. Canada, it doesn't get any better circle that Miller was helpless to the Soviets with a goal in the remarkable and determined
All but forgotten. than that." stop. He also beat Switzerland in 1972 Summit Series, among the effort from a U.S. team that
Canada is the Olympic Canada's collection of all-stars a shootout during the round instant national heroes of wasn't supposed to medal in
champion in men's hockey, and held off a young, desperate U.S. robin. Canadian hockey. At age 22, Vancouver, much less roll
the whole country can finally team that had beaten it a week Harry How/Getty Images Crosby has won the Stanley Cup through the tournament unbeaten
celebrate its Winter Games. ago and, after staging a furious U.S. goaltender Ryan Miller and the Olympics in less than a before losing in the first
Canada survived one of the comeback from down 2-0 on kneels as the Canadian team year's time. overtime gold-medal game since
greatest games in Olympic goals by Jonathan Toews and swarms Sidney Crosby after his "He's got a little destiny to him - NHL players joined the
history to beat the Americans 3- Corey Perry, almost beat the game-winner. - his entire career, throughout Olympics in 1998.
2 in overtime and cap the host Canadians again. It was close. It was nerve- minor hockey, junior hockey, "No one knew our names.
country's record gold rush in With Canada less than a minute racking. It was a game worthy of NHL," Canada executive People know our names now,"
Vancouver. away from celebrating the gold an Olympic hockey final. director Steve Yzerman said said Chris Drury, one of three
Crosby -- hockey heir to medal, Zach Parise-- the son of a "I just tried to shoot it quick," about Crosby. "So it's just holdovers from the 2002 U.S.
Canada's own Great One, Wayne player who figured in Canada's Crosby said. "Iggy [ Jarome another monumental moment in team that also lost to Canada in
Gretzky-- won it when he finest hockey moment -- tied it Iginla] kind of bumped it out his career. And he's what, 22 the gold-medal game.
whipped a shot past U.S. goalie with Miller off the ice for an from the corner, I tried to get a still? He's a special, special guy. Miller, the tournament MVP,
Ryan Miller 7:40 into overtime extra attacker. quick shot on net. I didn't even Kind of like Gretzky." was exceptional, and Parise
after the U.S. had tied it with The moment he scored, the really see. I barely looked at the Minutes after the game ended, scored a goal that -- if the U.S.
24.4 seconds left in regulation. groans of disappointed fans net. I just tried to throw it there." delirious fans chanted, "Crosby! had won -- would rank among
"It's a pretty unbelievable thing. likely were heard from Before the game, Crosby Crosby! Crosby!" International the storied moments in
You know what? Every kid Vancouver to the Maritimes. But received a brief text message Olympic Committee president American Olympic history.
dreams of that opportunity," Crosby, scoreless the previous from Penguins owner Mario Jacques Rogge paused before With less than a half minute
Crosby said. "Being in Canada, two games, brought back the Lemieux that said: "Good luck." giving the final medal to Crosby remaining and Miller out of the
that's the opportunity of a cheers with his second post- Now, Crosby joins Lemieux -- as the crowd got even louder. net and off the ice for an extra
lifetime. You dream of that a regulation game-winner of the whose goal beat the Soviet Then he gestured with his right
thousand times growing up. For tournament, a shot from the left Union in the 1987 World Cup -- hand, calling for more cheers for CROSBY'S page 74
and Paul Henderson, who beat Crosby.
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Can we get just one And yes, hockey players versus we didn't feel there something hair ironed straight, the entire hip-hop band from Toronto
"Khaaaaaaaaaan!" from him? the mounties! ominous about the hundreds of stage just went into pastel blue called K Os. Don't see them in
10:08 pm | by Jessica Marmor Bring it all on! flag-caped Canadians singing Celine colors and she's singing a our media guide. Wonder if this
Yes, we hear you Trekkies. 10:22 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler the national anthem on the Celine-esque song. has anything to do with
10:09 pm | by Phred Dvorak Do you reckon they added those streets after the hockey game. 10:40 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler comedian Martin Short
Cap'n Kirk says, ``You have to gold medals to the cut-out This moose and beaver-filled Alanis is singing something that canceling at the last minute.
be proud of a land that's a final hockey players this afternoon â- extravaganza is the answer. sounds like a Celine Dion song. 10:59 pm | by Jessica Marmor
frontier" -- first Trekkie or maybe they were just sure it 10:32 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler Bring on "Isn't It Ironic"! If ever Wait. Am I at the Olympic
reference of the evening. would work out? Speaking of Canadian there was an evening of irony ... Closing Ceremony, or a rave
10:13 pm | by Phred Dvorak 10:22 pm | by Jessica Marmor stereotypes, a reader asks where 10:46 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler from the 1980s?
Comedienne Catherine O'Hara There is so much to process: is Celine Dion? No sign of her For folks that can't follow along Now there are girls in
does a riff on Canadian singing Mounties; a child here tonight so far, and there's at home, we're now hearing the sweatshirts dancing in all the
politeness. dressed up as a hockey puck; no mention in our press dulcet tones of Simple Plan, a aisles. At first I thought they
Michael J. Fox gets more out of oversized tabletop hockey materials. band from Montreal (that is were just letting people out onto
the crowd with just the line: "My players; dancing maple leaves. 10:36 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler singing in English). the floor. I was about to get up.
name is Mike." Canadian emblem overload! I'm a fan of some of Avril's 10:46 pm | by Jessica Marmor 11:00 pm | by Adam Thompson
10:14 pm | by Phred Dvorak 10:23 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler music, but she sounds and looks Looks like athletes are Meanwhile, my wife in New
Kind of odd to hear celebrity Ok, seriously -â did Mel Brooks kind of bored tonight. awkwardly mixing and dancing York has this dispatch on The
after celebrity come out and say, produce this? Tap-dancing 10:37 pm | by Jessica Marmor on the stage floor. If I were a Marriage Ref: "The debate is
"Hi, my name is X. And I'm a maple leavesâ? We hear from our colleagues in ticket-holder, I'd feel left out. over whether or not they should
Canadian." 10:24 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler New York that NBC just ended 10:47 pm | by Phred Dvorak install a stripper pole in the
Reminds me of AA. And here come the beavers! coverage of the closing While these acts are performing bedroom."
10:17 pm | by Jessica Marmor 10:24 pm | by Phred Dvorak ceremonies to show the premiere on the stage, many of the 11:01 pm | by Phred Dvorak
Michael Buble sings "The Now we get the French cliches: episode of Seinfeld's Marriage athletes are in the center of the Some huge, bouncing glowing
Maple Leaf Forever" dressed as the voyageurs with their kayaks, Ref, which has been heavily stadium milling around rather globes in changing, psychedelic
a Mountie, and then rips off the off to hunt in the interior. promoted during the Olympics. aimlessly. colors moving through the
Mountie jacket to reveal a white Giant beavers, floating moose! What you've missing out on: 10:48 pm | by Jason Gay stadium now. Or else I've been
tux jacket. Accompanied, appropriately by performances by Nickelback, Simple Plan actually only thing here too long.
10:18 pm | by Phred Dvorak a song in French. Avril Levigne and next up: worse than The Marriage Ref.... 11:02 pm | by Jessica Marmor
OK, after having held back 10:26 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler Alanis Morissette. 10:51 pm | by Phred Dvorak For all of you watching the
(somewhat) during opening One of the floating moose 10:38 pm | by Phred Dvorak This last (we think) band is the Marriage Ref on NBC: The
ceremonies, we're getting an handlers is waving an American A Canadian reader opines French-Canadian Marie-Mai. party's over here at BC Place,
overdose of Canadian cliches. flag. I hope he doesnât get run there's been a certain lack of... Sounds like Eurobeat though. after a quick fireworks display
It's the Ziegfeld mounties! over by that Canadian beaver. restraint and ... talent in tonight's 10:53 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler outside. And now: everyone
10:19 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler 10:27 pm | by Jessica Marmor ceremony, then writes his A-list A lot of audience members are races for the trains. The Skytrain
I guess it is great to have a This is also one of the longer of Canadian stars. We're happy picking up their stuff to leave. is about to get very crowded.
funny sense of pride about being segments we've seen yet. They to say that one of them -- Alanis I'm a little bit embarrassed. 11:03 pm | by Geoffrey Fowler
Canadian, but this segment with only give Sochi eight minutes to Morisette -- is on tonight's Maybe they don't dig the rock- And that's all folks. The light
the dancing Mounties reminds present their vision for 2014, but roster. concert vibe? spirit of the night was certainly
me of a Mel Brooks film. And we get nearly 13 minutes of 10:40 pm | by Jessica Marmor 10:56 pm | by Adam Thompson in keeping with the reception
not in a good way. Buble, flying maple leaves, And the part of Celine Dion will Rapper ... from Ontario ... wait, Vancouver has given the Games.
10:20 pm | by Phred Dvorak beavers, and a float-size moose. be played tonight by... Alanis it isn't Snow? But I have to admit I was
And here comes the next 10:28 pm | by Phred Dvorak Morissette? Seriously, she's 10:57 pm | by Phred Dvorak WINTER page 74
Canadian cliche -- ice hockey! We were wondering earlier why wearing sparkly jewelry, has her OK, now we're off the script. A
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Sidney Crosby shut down on a Empty net, less than a minute pulled. Worse: the gold could be They have the skill players who Yeah, Crosby could have sat on
breakaway by Miller! Man, he left now. Face-off in Canada decided by a skills competition can move the puck around in this the bench the whole tournament.
has been totally stoppable in this zone. Pavelski takes it. (a shootout). But first, overtime. format. Thatâs all he needed to do.
tournament. 5:29 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 5:34 pm | 3rd intermission, 2-2 5:48 pm | Overtime, 2-2 tie | by Fitting that hockeyâs best player
5:23 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Canada | by Adam Thompson tie | by Adam Thompson Reed Albergotti gets the medal-winning goal.
Canada | by Reed Albergotti 54.8 ticks left. Getzlaf, Nash, We've got a full 15-minute The press tables at this arena 6:00 pm | Postgame | by Adam
Two minutes to go, the U.S. is Toews, Niedermayer and Weber intermission. After that, a 20- may be the only safe place in Thompson
trying something, ANYTHING. out for Canada. Now they call minute sudden-death period. Vancouver right now. The moose has roared. 14 gold
Fans on their feet. Gold-medal time. 5:35 pm | 3rd intermission, 2-2 5:49 pm | Overtime, 2-2 tie | by medals for Canada, a new
cheers. 5:29 pm | 3rd period, 2-2 tie | by tie | by Adam Thompson Adam Thompson record. And this one meant
5:24 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Adam Thompson How about Zach Parise? This Agree on 4-on-4. But like Ian more to most of their sports fans
Canada | by Adam Thompson Toews clears. But the U.S. certainly cements him as the best said before the game started on than all the others put together.
U.S. can't establish in Canada's scores with 24.4 left!!! U.S. forward of the tournament. paper, they shouldâve had the 6:04 pm | Postgame | by Adam
zone. 2:09 left. The crowd really 5:30 pm | 3rd period, 2-2 tie | by 5:41 pm | 3rd intermission, 2-2 advantage all along. Ask the Thompson
smells it now. Reed Albergotti tie | by Adam Thompson Swiss about that. What a game. Iâm totally
5:25 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 You have to be kidding me. Now they're running out of 5:53 pm | Overtime, 2-2 tie | by buzzed right now. Never seen a
Canada | by Reed Albergotti That is all I have to say. hockey legends. Craig Ian Johnson jolt of adrenaline like that.
The U.S. will soon have to take 5:30 pm | 3rd period, 2-2 tie | by MacTavish? I mean, nice player, Actually I think it's to the U.S. Theyâre handing out the medals.
their best player off the ice -â Adam Thompson but... By the way is there a better advantage. They have the faster I think weâre all done here, up
Ryan Miller. Heâs played a great Parise pops in rebound of a looking retiree from the end of players. Canadians' size is now against a hard deadline. Thanks
game. Kane shot that hit off the no-helmet era? I think not. neutralized. to everyone from Fairbanks to
5:25 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Langenbrunner. 5:46 pm | 3rd intermission, 2-2 5:54 pm | Overtime, 2-2 tie | by Papua New Guinea for hanging
Canada | by Adam Thompson 5:31 pm | 3rd period, 2-2 tie | by tie | by Adam Thompson Reed Albergotti with us these last few weeks.
Out goes Miller! 1:17 left. Reed Albergotti This is NOT a joke: I just saw U.S. guys coming off the ice 6:05 pm | Postgame | by Reed
5:26 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Wow. The USA chants in here Wayne Gretzky getting into an look dead tired. I think theyâre Albergotti
Canada | by Adam Thompson are rivaling the Canada chants. I elevator with Janet, his wife. His finally skating as hard as they Walking around town, the two
Time out, Team USA. didnât know there were any face was red and he looked like can. jerseys you see most -â and
5:26 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 Americans in this place. he hadnât breathed in about 20 5:58 pm | Final, 3-2 Canada | by everyone is wearing a hockey
Canada | by Reed Albergotti 5:31 pm | 3rd period, 2-2 tie | by minutes. Adam Thompson jersey here -â are #87 and #12,
Miller out, the U.S. has some Jason Gay 5:46 pm | 3rd intermission, 2-2 Goal Canada! Crosby scores and those were the final two
great chances with garbage Sassy Haus a crypt. tie | by Reed Albergotti 7:40 in off an assist from Iginla point-scorers of the Olympics.
flying around the net. Kessel, 5:32 pm | End of 3rd period, 2-2 Was their hair tussled? What off a turnover in the U.S. zone. Thatâs gotta feel great for
Kane and Brown out on the ice. tie | by Adam Thompson does Janet Jones look like these Rafalski was near the puck. Canadian fans to see that happen
5:27 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 The Olympics have officially days? Crosby threw his mouthgaurd, in that way. Wow, what a game.
Canada | by Adam Thompson been extended. Overtime, 5:47 pm | Overtime, 2-2 tie | by gloves and stick in the air in one 6:06 pm | Postgame | by Reed
U.S. sends out Kane, people. Adam Thompson motion and initiated a mosh pit Albergotti
Langenbrunner, Parise, Kesler 5:33 pm | 3rd intermission, 2-2 And weâre back on. One goal in the corner. They gotta wait for the Finns to
Suter and Rafalski. tie | by Ian Johnson for everything Canada holds 5:58 pm | Postgame | by Ian show up and collect their
5:27 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 24.4 seconds left to gold and dear. Johnson bronzes.
Canada | by Jason Gay Canada flubs it. They had so 5:47 pm | Overtime, 2-2 tie | by So much for Crosby not
Sassy Haus on fire. many chances to win it in the Reed Albergotti showing up this tournament....
5:28 pm | 3rd period, 2-1 third and didn't. Now the You gotta think the four-on-four 6:00 pm | Postgame | by Reed
Canada | by Reed Albergotti inevitable tie with the goalie gives Canada the advantage. Albergotti
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expecting a little more from the
have surgery on sprained right thumb show. For me, the best part was
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said. "A great player made a
Nuggets great play and found a way to
finish us off. This was a classic
Chris Tomasson (FanHouse hockey game. In Canada now,
Main) it's the greatest game ever."
Luongo didn't outplay Miller,
Submitted at 2/28/2010 3:47:00 PM
but still proved he is a big-game
Filed under: Lakers, Nuggets goalie -- something he has never
LOS ANGELES -- There are 15 been previously -- by making 34
championship banners hanging saves in his own NHL arena.
in the Staples Center, and plenty Luongo went 5-0 in the
have been won with the Lakers tournament and 4-0 after
being known as a finesse team. replacing Martin Brodeur
But finesse doesn't work against following America's 5-3 win the
the Denver Nuggets. You don't previous Sunday.
say "pardon me" if you're OK, you can exhale now,
grappling with Kenyon Martin Canada. The quivers of fear
for a rebound or "desculpe," created by the loss to the U.S.
which is Portuguese for "excuse and the shootout over
me," if Nene gets in the way in Switzerland are gone, replaced
the paint. by the good-as-gold feeling that
The Lakers finally figured that was a necessity for Canada to
out Sunday after getting sand nice fellow. So did Pau Gasol. have been around the past two passes, Los Angeles rose up to truly proclaim these Olympics a
kicked in their faces for 2 1/2 "We need to really be the seasons to knock some sense win the last two games of the success.
games by the Nuggets. There aggressor," Gasol said after the into the Lakers (45-15). They series and then defeated Orlando Canada won its eighth hockey
was a 105-79 road rout at the Lakers outscored the Nuggets 52 literally do it courtesy of elbows 4-1 for another NBA crown. gold medal and only its second
hands of the Nuggets Nov. 13 -37 in the second half to win 95- by Martin and Nene and with "[Sunday's win] was important since 1952 -- it beat the U.S. 5-3
and a 126-113 home setback to 89 in the battle between the Anthony throwing around his because they beat us [twice this in Salt Lake City in 2002. For
them Feb. 5, a game in which West's top two outfits. "We need big body. season], and we feel like we're the United States, considered on
Denver didn't even have high- to challenge instead of we're In last spring's playoffs, the going to see them again [in the a t i e r s l i g h t l y b e l o w t h e
scoring forward Carmelo always being challenged ... Lakers sometimes looked playoffs]," Odom said. "It was Canadians, Russians and Swedes
Anthony. Then the Nuggets We're not aggressive enough. disinterested until the Nuggets important to put in their minds, when the games began, it was an
pushed around the Lakers in the We've got to start challenging woke them up. With the Western if we play the right way, we can immense letdown, especially
first half Sunday, taking a 52-43 people and imposing our will. Conference finals tied 2-2 and beat them." since it was the best team from
lead. And we can. It sucks sometimes the Lakers having been lucky to nearly start to finish. Nearly.
Enough finally was enough. that we don't do it." win their two games thanks to "It stings right now," said Miller,
Lamar Odom stopped being a At least the Nuggets (39-20) late-game faulty Denver inbound who made 33 saves after giving
up only a goal per game in the
first five games.
"It's devastating. It was the
biggest game any of us have
played in," U.S. defenseman
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Gatorade Gives Up on
Paper Tiger
Greg Couch (FanHouse Main)
Submitted at 3/1/2010 1:00:00 AM

Filed under: Sports Business
and Media They stood by Tiger
Woods through three months of
scandal, rumors, waffle
waitresses and porn stars.
Through sex addiction therapy,
hiding out, Ambien sex details
and no comments in self-
And then a week after Woods
apologized, Gatorade execs
decided this is the time to drop
him as an endorser.
Why now? Gatorade gave no people from knowing that there
answers Friday, but I think I was nothing behind the curtain.

Olympics Should Be About the understand. His apology
changed everything. It was when
Woods took his bad act public,
He suddenly looks weak.
Hollow. Like a guy who learned
all his lessons about life during a
Athletes and actually bugged me more
than what he was apologizing
childhood spent entirely on a
golf course. His apology was
Kevin Blackistone (FanHouse skating will start to be renovated Tragedy, unfortunately, will be for. Which was none of our clearly fake, scripted, dishonest.
Main) into a city recreation center, with as much a part of the legacy of business. And if felt more like a
Submitted at 2/28/2010 3:50:00 PM two ice rinks, eight basketball the 2010 Winter Games as All these years of keeping submission than anything.
courts, an indoor running track anything else. There can't be any everything private, even firing Gatorade stuck with Serena
Filed under: Canada and an infield for more sports. denying it, and there shouldn't people who talked too much, and Williams after her f-bomb laced
VANCOUVER, British And in the tiny ski resort of be. that wasn't about protecting his threats toward a line judge at the
Columbia -- In spring, the Whistler, where the 2010 What happened here to family, as he said the other day. U.S. Open. Why? Because she
Olympic Village that was a Olympic skiing and sliding Kumaritashvili should be the Turns out, he put that giant still looked like a strong woman
temporary home to athletes will events were held, Whistler starkest reminder to those who curtain around his life for the after her tirade.
begin undergoing a conversion Mayor Ken Melamed will look run our world's biennial global simple purpose of keeping
into an affordable housing to follow through on his promise games -- Jacques Rogge and the
community for at least 16,000 to erect a permanent memorial to International Olympic
people, replete with child care Nodar Kumaritashvili, forever Committee -- that it is the athlete
centers, a school and green known as the Georgian luger who is the gathering's most-
space. who was killed on the eve of the precious resource and not the
The Olympic Oval in suburban opening of the Vancouver capital their exploits can mine.
Richmond that hosted speed Winter Games.
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Jack Johnson said. had won -- but, given the
Requiring the United States to opponent and the circumstances,
beat favored Canada two times it would have been one of the
in eight days was a monumental nation's proudest moments in
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Miami Must Add its two golds coming in 1960 at
Squaw Valley, Calif., and 1980
at Lake Placid, N.Y.
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Losing Dwyane Wade February By The Numbers
Tim Povtak (FanHouse Main) agents to join them -- LeBron
James, Chris Bosh, Joe Johnson, Barry Ritholtz (The Big February 2009 March lows, but down 27%
Submitted at 2/28/2010 4:10:00 PM
Stoudemire or Boozer -- or Picture) -2.2%: index’s decline in from the October 2007 highs.
Filed under: Heat, Magic Dwyane Wade will be leaving Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:00:42 AM February 2008 SPX is up 66% from the March
ORLANDO -- You can hear the town, sinking them to the depths +7.0%: index’s rise in 1998 lows, but down 30% from the
clock ticking now on Pat Riley of the NBA. In February, major averages Nasdaq October 2007 highs.
and the Miami Heat. You can see it in his play, his erased much of the January Composite . . . 2238 . . . +4.23% Nasdaq is up 77% from the
When the trade deadline came body language now. He deserves losses, with both the Dow and Nasdaq100 . . . 1819 . . +4.46% March lows, but down 22%
and went last month, when better than what the Heat have S & P u p m o r e t h a n 2 . 5 % ; Russell 2000 . . . 629 . . . from the October 2007 highs
neither Amar'e Stoudemire nor given him. Nasdaq gained 4.2%. Indeed, +4.41% (and considerably more from the
Carlos Boozer landed in South Wade returned to action Sunday the S&P 500 Index had its best Currencies March 2000 highs).
Beach, it raised the stakes night after missing the previous showing for the month of U.S. Dollar Index (DX) . . 80.36 >
unbelievably in Miami for this four games with a strained calf February since 1998: . . +1.13% Sources: Standard & Poor’s
much-anticipated free agency muscle, and he probably wished Dow Jones Indices Euro . . . 1.36250 . . .-1.71% Markets, Credits and Risk
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like, the best thing ever. It's an mnemonic device: "February 29 - DS Lite: 5,053 606 (10.71%)
extra day! An extra 24 hours you will join your collection, in all - Xbox 360: 2,453 975 (28.44%)
can spend doing whatever you years including a mid-term - PS2: 1,883 14 (0.75%)
want, unless it falls on a work election." Apparently, it ends - PSP Go: 1,371 23 (1.65%)
day, in which case, you'll with " presidential election," [Source: Media Create]
probably spend it working. It with optional addendum, "unless Read: The mnemonic archives
augments the month of
February, changing it from a
the year is divisible by 100, in
which case, it's not a leap year,
Japanese hardware sales, Feb.
15 - Feb. 21: Stationary Year Heavy Rain Bethesda: Brink
truncated, dissatisfying calendar
partition into a slightly less
unless it's actually divisible by
400, in which case, it is a leap
edition originally appeared on
Joystiq on Sun, 28 Feb 2010
buoyed to top of release dates
truncated, dissatisfying calendar
year." Man, what a stupid
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tomorrow, but were recently - Wii: 31,652 5,849 (15.60%)
crushed to learn that tomorrow is - DSi LL: 24,388 3,198 Consumers in the UK poured Initially appearing to be a bit
plain ol' March 1. We thought (11.59%) more official than the standard
HEAVY page 79 placeholder date, a Brink
we'd memorized the time-old - DSi: 15,380 2,702 (14.94%)
sweepstakes page on
GameStop's website declares the
first-person shooter's release
date as September 7, 2010.
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
tells Joystiq that the date should
be "considered speculative." A
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explained, "Often times retailers
will assign a release date for a

The Best of Big Download: February 22-28 game that falls within the game's
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While we have announced that
John Callaham (Joystiq) you, we've got Big Download's gives you the info on Supreme
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out the pounds for PS3's Heavy its quest at #35. are 'speculative' originally
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Isaac Mizrahi’s Spring/Summer ’10 Madras Plaid Cheesecake (ELLE News Blog) cameos. frosting, and a disc of laser-
Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:34:22 AM Then, yesterday afternoon, decorated fondant bonded to
while fiddling around on the three inches of NY-style
This weekend, my TV routine HBO On Demand channel, I cheesecake by chocolate
sure was all shook up. discovered that one of my ganache, this “fashion-forward”
First, Johnny Depp showed up f a v o r i t e w r i t e r s , N i c h o l a s treat (bearing the designer’s
on Saturday night’s episode of Kristof, was recently profiled in signature Easter-y color palette)
48 Hours Mystery. And I don’t the documentary, Reporter, a 92 is exclusive to QVC, available in
mean film clips of his were minute journey into Congolese limited supply, and when you
awkwardly interwoven into the warlord territory that watches think about it, really is the
s t o r y l i n e — D e p p h i m s e l f even more powerfully (and perfect way to reward yourself
actually sat down with host Erin eloquently) than Kristof’s books for getting through the marathon
Moriarty and had a lengthy and biweekly columns in The that is Fashion Month.
discussion about a 16-year-old New York Times read. Plus, —Johanna Cox
triple homicide the actor has there’s some Jeffery Toobin chit Mizrahi design closes the last Cheesecake brought to you (and Where else could you find a
been fighting to get re-opened -chat in there, which although segment of a show, let’s face it, you!) by Mizrahi and Brooklyn limited-edition Mizrahi for 2
and re-tried for more than a unrelated to his recent colorful we’ve all been watching since its institution Junior’s is the first easy payments of $19.98?
decade. Why? I’m still not sure, press, is still quite engaging. premiere back in 1994: QVC’s designer dessert of its kind. With
but his appearance ranks pretty And then last night, the pièce de ‘Gourmet Holiday.’ As far as I a chocolate graham cracker
high among unexpected A-list télévision résistance: an Isaac know, this 8” Madras Plaid crust, scroll-ring of butter cream
80 Fashion/ Economy/ E-reader News Edition
Restrictions Dissent
by Kathleen L. Casey
Barry Ritholtz (The Big
Submitted at 3/1/2010 5:30:46 AM

Short-Sale Restrictions
by Commissioner Kathleen L.
U.S. Securities and Exchange
Washington, D.C.
February 24, 2010
“When I voted to support the
Commission’s proposing release
last April, I noted that I was
hopeful that the comments and
empirical data and analysis we
solicited would help answer the
threshold question of whether
there was any basis to support
the view that the repeal of the
uptick rule was somehow
responsible or contributed to the
turbulent and volatile market
Olympics Report: On to Whistler Creek conditions we experienced most
acutely in 2008. (ELLE News Blog) should Canada beat the US at seascapes, looming cliffs, and swing. We watched in silent, Indeed, getting a firm answer to
Submitted at 2/28/2010 10:50:37 AM hockey today, the entire city forests thick with moss-covered shivery awe as the skiers cut that question seemed essential,
might just detonate into one pine trees, we were treated to a through the mist with awesome since it was the concern that
As the Olympic Games near the colossal firework of pure joy. Of white-china breakfast of demonstrations of thigh-strength repeal of the uptick rule had
f i n i s h l i n e , t h e h o o p l a i n course, none of this made it easy Canadian Maple Syrup pancakes derring-do, and as the Italian undermined investor confidence
Vancouver has reached Mardi to awaken at 5am for the journey and beer-infused boar bacon. I contingent in the crowd went that was driving the Commission
Gras-rivaling proportions. I do to Whistler yesterday, but my felt like I was on the Orient ballistic as Giuliano Razzoli won to revisit the issue.
happen to be staying next door fatigue quickly dissipated once I Express, only no one got the first Gold Medal for Italy in The release before the
to the Irish House, which is boarded the Rocky Mountaineer murdered, and I was wearing a the 2010 Olympics. Commission today answers this
possibly the biggest party in glass-ceiling train, which is snowsuit. From Whistler, it’s a —April Long threshold question…in the
town, so I can attest that the possibly the most civilized mode quick bus ride and chairlift up to negative. The release states
d e c i b e l l e v e l s i n c r e a s e of travel on the planet. As we Whistler Creek, where the clearly that there was no
nightly—to the point where, c h u g g e d p a s t d r a m a t i c Men’s Slalom event was in full evidence that the repeal of the

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uptick rule contributed to the abusive and manipulative short first in a declining market, which capital formation. markets. But this is regulation by
steep declines in stocks and selling, “questions and will help facilitate and maintain In the 330 pages of the rule placebo; we are hopeful that the
increased market volatility. concerns” about short selling stability in the markets and help release, there is no evidence that pill we’ve just had the patient
It states: “[W]e are not aware. . . persist and therefore “we remain them run efficiently, and also this proposed rule advances any take, although lacking potency,
of any empirical evidence that concerned that excessive shore up investor confidence by of these goals, even the inchoate will convince him that
the elimination of short sale downward price pressure on signaling to the market that a promise of the “promotion of everything is all right.
price tests contributed to the individual securities security’s continued price investor confidence.” Of the 90 Maybe the rule will have this
increased volatility in the U.S. accompanied by the fear of decline is more likely due to pages of cost-benefit analysis-80 effect, and if so then the
markets.” Moreover, in unconstrained short selling can long selling and the pages of which are dedicated to additional restrictions that are
considering whether there was undermine investor confidence fundamentals of the issuer, the costs-even the roughly ten being placed on legitimate short
credible data and analysis in our markets generally.” rather than other factors. But this pages dedicated to the “benefits” selling, and the additional costs
offered to question the efficacy “Investor confidence” for is pure conjecture; there is no focus largely on how the that will be imposed on our
of the Pilot Study which purposes of the discussion in the data or evidence offered to proposals the staff recommends markets, will be viewed by many
supported the repeal of the release is limited to investor support the view that price are less intrusive and disruptive as worth the effort. But, we have
uptick rule, the release trust in the fairness of the declines, brought on by any type to the markets than the to do better than “maybe” it
concludes: “[N]one of the financial markets. But, as we of selling, long or short, is a alternatives. While I applaud the seems to me. Investors expect
empirical studies have given us now know, downward price problem that can be cured by staff for recommending potential greater confidence and certainty
reason to question the rigor or pressure during the 2008 prohibiting short selling below changes that seek to impose the in the soundness of our
validity of the Pilot results.” financial crisis was driven the national best bid in particular least cost to market participants judgments. And it couldn’t be
Furthermore, analysis by the largely by long selling, and the stocks that have suffered and does the least damage and more critical, where as here,
Commission’s Office of Commission has taken action to intraday declines, or that disruption to the markets, this is market quality will be affected,
Economic Analysis (now the limit and punish abusive and investor confidence will be not the standard by which we and the compliance costs-which
Division of Risk, Strategy and manipulative short selling, shored up by such a rule. craft rules. Cost-benefit analysis are often underestimated when
Financial Innovation) and which is already illegal. One can More fundamentally, the release presupposes that a proposed we adopt rules-are already
corroborating studies found that establish a clear nexus between appears to be suggest that short rulemaking has benefits; if we estimated to be in the billions.
short volume was a small Commission efforts to rein in selling vis-a-vis long selling is cannot identify with specificity Moreover, I have no confidence
percentage of overall trading, manipulative activities and less legitimate or even truly anticipated benefits from a that the proposed rule will have
that price pressures on financial investor confidence in our illegitimate and should be proposed rule, we should resist the intended effect. For some,
stocks came from long selling markets. However, it unclear restricted if it results in price the urge to act merely to say we the uptick rule has taken on
and not short selling, and that how efforts to limit legitimate declines. As previously noted, have acted, and then choose the talismanic properties or urban
short selling more generally short selling, which the release this actually runs contrary to most palatable of the unsavory myth status and they will be
tends to be contrarian in that it acknowledges plays a vital role what we know to be true of the options. satisfied with nothing less than
increases in a rising rather a in enhancing market efficiency important and valuable role short Indeed the strongest case for full reinstatement of the old rule
declining market. and price discovery, somehow selling plays in our market and this rule is that it may mollify as a cure, I, therefore, predict
Nevertheless, the release will promote investor distracts our efforts from those who have been clamoring that today’s rule will be
recommends adoption of short confidence. properly addressing abusive and for reinstatement of the uptick criticized as insufficient. What’s
sale restrictions in the name of The release makes little effort to manipulative short selling which rule and show that we have more, as soon as our equity
achieving investor protection substantiate this potential can harm our markets. responded to their concerns. markets experience real
anyway. beneficial outcome other than to The focus of the Commission This alone presumably may volatility again, which they will
In support of the new rule, the offer a rationale and a statement should be on rulemaking that provide comfort and confidence at some point, the Commission
release goes on to note that, of belief. The argument seems to furthers the mission of the to those investors and issuers will be criticized for not having
despite these findings and the be that, when the circuit breaker agency: to protect investors, who are convinced of the taken more aggressive action,
targeted measures that have in a particular stock is triggered, maintain fair, orderly and deleterious effects that repeal of SHORT-SALE page 82
already been taken to combat it will allow long sellers to sell efficient markets, and promote the uptick rule had on our
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Chile's earthquake: In need of repair continued from page 81

including full reinstatement of
(The Economist: News of Chile's 17m inhabitants and government imposed a curfew in is complete, it is hard to estimate
analysis) the old Rule 10a-1, which they
account for around 70% its some of the worst-affected areas. the cost of reconstruction. will argue would have prevented
Submitted at 3/1/2010 12:12:31 AM GDP. An estimated 1.5m homes The earthquake struck just as Eqecat, an American catastrophe such volatility.
are thought to have been the Chilean economy was -management company, has Far from ending the inquiry and
Chile's earthquake Chile counts damaged and around a third may beginning to recover after an suggested that it could total as allowing the Commission to
t h e c o s t o f a d e v a s t a t i n g have to be demolished. estimated contraction of 0.9% in much as $30 billion, equivalent move on to other critical issues
earthquake and makes plans for The greatest damage and loss of 2009. The after-effects will to 20% of Chile’s GDP in 2009. for investors and our markets, I
recovery life, however, appears to have hamper the exports that drive the Part of the cost can readily be believe the clamor for full repeal
Mar 1st 2010 | SANTIAGO | b e e n c a u s e d n o t b y t h e country's growth. Copper, financed out of the public purse, will continue to be a distraction
From The Economist online earthquake itself but by a Chile's biggest earner abroad, is drawing on savings accumulated for the Commission.
RELIEF was the initial reaction subsequent tidal wave that produced mainly in the north of while copper price boomed The surest way we can improve
i n C h i l e t o w h a t s e e m e d washed over fishing towns on the country which was between 2005 and 2008. investor confidence is by
relatively limited damage given the coast of south-central Chile. unscathed. But damage to ports However, Mr Piñera, who has reinforcing our credibility as a
the scale of the earthquake that In one such town, Constitución, further south may hamper indentified increased private vigorous and expert regulator,
shook the centre and south of the rescue workers found over 300 shipments of forestry products, investment as one of the most and we can do that by
country in the early hours of bodies on Sunday. Much of the including wood pulp, while important components of higher guaranteeing to the public that
Saturday February 27th. That only town in the Juan Fernández exports of fruit, now at the growth, has indicated that the our rulemaking is in furtherance
picture has been replaced archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, height of the harvest season in government will not do all the of the agency’s mission and is
gradually by dismay as the full which belongs to Chile and is the southern hemisphere, will work. He expects Chilean sound, thorough, well-reasoned
extent of the cost begins to best-known as the place where face delays as a result of damage companies to play an important and undergirded by rigorous
emerge. By Sunday evening, the Robinson Crusoe was marooned, to the main roads of central role in the reconstruction empirical analysis.
number of confirmed deaths had was also destroyed. Chile. through a “Lift Chile” plan, I am deeply concerned that that,
reached over 700 and is still Chile has developed an efficient Despite the earthquake’s likely which he outlined on Sunday. by falling short of that standard
likely to rise, according to disaster-response system to cope impact on growth in the first This may well include a revival in this instance, we signal to the
President Michelle Bachelet. with what Ms Bachelet has and, possibly, the second of a public-works-concession public that we are guided less by
This is still a low toll, however, described as “a history plagued quarter, it may actually provide a scheme that Chile successfully empirical analysis and more by
for a quake of 8.8magnitude, one w i t h n a t u r a l d i s a s t e r s ” . boost for the economy in the launched in the mid-1990s public relations.
of the largest in the world since However, looters, particularly in medium term as the government precisely to build many of the While I certainly understand the
1900. the southern city of Concepción spends heavily to repair the motorways that were damaged temptation to proceed for these
Felt throughout almost all the and other nearby towns, have damage. This is welcome news by Saturday’s earthquake. reasons in this case, if for no
country, the quake hit most dented the image of a country for the country’s president-elect, Readers' comments other reason than to try and put
strongly in six central regions, swinging into action to relieve Sebastián Piñera, who is set to The Economist welcomes your the issue behind us, I believe
from the capital, Santiago, and its suffering people. Though take office on March 11th and views. that it will not have its intended
the nearby port of Valparaiso in some looters may have merely was voted in on an ambitious Five Filters featured article: effect in the short run and will
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country are home to about 60% r e s u l t , o n S u n d a y , t h e Until assessment of the damage support of the proposing release,
I listed six principles that would
guide my decision whether to
support adoption of some sort of
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Pru agrees to buy AIA for $35.5bn
(Financial Times - US £15.3bn – and through the an overused word but this deal is marks a stunning transaction for
homepage) issuance of $5bn of senior debt. truly transformational,” said Mr Thiam, who took over from
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:07:35 AM The rights issue at current rates Tidjane Thiam, chief executive Mark Tucker last September.
will be just below the £13.5bn of Prudential. “We have the full However Mr Thiam said the UK
Prudential, the UK life insurer, Lloyds Banking Group sought support of the AIG board and business remained key to the
has agreed to buy the Asian l a s t N o v e m b e r t o a i d i t s the US authorities,” he added. group and said it would be
operations of AIG for $35.5bn in r e c o v e r y . Credit Suisse, HSBC and holding onto the business “for
cash and shares in a deal that AIG, which is 80 per cent JPMorgan Cazenove are the foreseeable future.”
will see it undertake one of the owned by US taxpayers, had underwriting the issue. Mr Earlier on Monday Resolution
largest rights issues in UK earlier planned a $10bn-$20bn Thiam said some shareholders Limited, the renamed Friends
corporate history. partial listing of AIA on the had been consulted by its Provident, said it was not in
The deal will combine two of Hong Kong Stock Exchange but advisers in advance and were talks with the Pru about buying
the largest insurance businesses scrapped the idea in favour of a supportive of the deal. its UK life assurance operations.
in Asia, double the size of trade sale to the Pru. AIG will also receive 10.5bn Mr Thiam said the acquisition
Prudential in the process and The new group will seek a dual shares in the new company, had been “absolutely in line with
make the region the primary primary-listing on the market which will be led by Mr Thiam, our strategy,” which has seen the
driver of sales and profits for the once the acquisition has been the chief executive of Prudential, business expand in South-East
UK group. completed. A secondary listing and run by the existing Pru Asia and pull out of Japan after
The deal will be structured as an will be sought for the new board. eight years of struggling to
acquisition of both Prudential company in New York to satisfy The agreed price represents a expand in a fiercely competitive
and AIA by a new company, to US investors. multiple of 1.69 times embedded environment.
be known initially as New Prudential estimated that value – an industry measure of Prudential also released an
Prudential. Prudential will pay following the rights issue, it future revenues – and is unscheduled set of full-year
$25bn in cash and 10.5bn in expected around 11 per cent of expected to generate $340m of results on Monday, which
shares of the enlarged company, the company to be owned by cost savings during the next missed analysts’ expectations
which will be headquartered in AIG. three years. It is expected to because of weak UK sales.
the UK and listed in London. After a brief suspension conclude in the third quarter of Five Filters featured article:
The cash element of the deal pending an announcement, this year. Chilcot Inquiry. Available tools:
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current market capitalisation of “I think that transformational is of new business in 2009, and
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More than 700 killed in Chilean quake Kohn to step
(Financial Times - US
power lines, upturned cars and
flattened traffic lights.
mangled rubble.
The government said some 2m
but it will pose a challenge for
Sebastián Piñera, who is who is down from
State television reported that people, an eighth of the to be sworn in as president on
Submitted at 2/28/2010 11:11:10 AM

Fear turned to desperation on
350 people had been killed in the
southern fishing port of
population, have been directly
affected by the quake, and
March 11. He has visited the
affected areas, which the
Fed in June
(Financial Times - US
Sunday as hundreds of survivors Constitución, which was also hit around half a million houses government has declared a homepage)
fought over food and water in by a tsunami. were made uninhabitable. Ms catastrophe zone to speed up
the cities worst affected by Michelle Bachelet, president, Bachelet was closeted with disbursement of aid. Submitted at 3/1/2010 7:18:25 AM

Chile’s devastating earthquake put the death toll at 708. She officials on Sunday assessing About a fifth of the 6m
at the weekend, which killed at said the catastrophe was how to respond. population of Concepción By James Politi in Washington
least 700 people. “enormous... there are a growing Hillary Clinton, the US remained without electricity and Published: March 1 2010 15:18
Chilean television showed number of people unaccounted secretary of state, is due to visit many lacked running water as | Last updated: March 1 2010
police firing tear gas canisters for, and this figure probably will Chile on Tuesday, and pledged aftershocks continued to scare 15:18
and water cannon at a crowd in continue to grow”. to “provide necessary assistance survivors of the earthquake, Don Kohn will be stepping
Concepción, Chile’s second- In the port of Talcahuano, the to Chile in the days and weeks which struck shortly after 3.30 down as vice-chairman and
biggest city and the one closest centre of Chile’s fishing ahead”. Her visit will consist of a.m. on Saturday when most of member of the Federal Reserve
to the epicentre of the 8.8 industry, around 25 boats were meetings with Ms Bachelet and the country was asleep. board in June, removing one of
magnitude quake – one of the washed up into the city by President-elect Sebastián Piñera Fuel is in short supply in the the key architects of the US
most powerful ever recorded. powerful waves triggered by at the airport. worst-hit areas and was being central bank’s response to the
The crowd smashed windows Saturday’s earthquake. Most of Chile’s copper mines, restricted to use in emergency financial crisis.
and clambered into a shop, Rescue workers were trying to its biggest industry, were vehicles only. The price of bread Mr Kohn, 67, served at the Fed
dragging out sacks of rice, reach between 60 and 80 people unaffected by the quake because has shot up five-fold as supplies since 1970, when he joined the
cartons of milk, bread and thought to be trapped in an they are in the north of the start to dwindle in the south. central bank as financial
babies’ nappies. apartment block which had country but one of the country’s Firemen supplied survivors with economist at the Kansas City
Elsewhere, rescue workers tore simply crumpled. Bridges biggest ports was closed and water direct from their fire Fed. He joined the board of
through crashed masonry with collapsed, roads were buckled wine regions near the epicentre engines and long queues formed. governors in 2002, before
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short sale restriction: greatest extent possible, provide The regulatory purpose hasn’t OTC derivatives markets. The analysis that would argue against
1. The regulatory purpose certainty to market participants. been clearly defined, and to the ephemeral, and at best arguable, its adoption, it actually
should be properly defined. 6. The opportunity costs of a extent that it has, the proposed benefits are more than undermines regulatory certainty.
2. Empirical evidence must particular regulatory approach solution has not been guided by outweighed by the tangible costs If market participants have no
guide the regulatory decision. need to be assessed. empirical data or evidence, but the rule would impose. And, reason to believe that
3. Regulators must consider the For the reasons I have rather runs contrary to it. although the staff strove to Commission action will be
potential for unintended discussed, I believe that, despite The staff clearly has spent time provide some certainty to market governed by rigorous
consequences. the best efforts of the staff, the considering the consequences of participants, ultimately, because empiricism, and instead that
4. The benefits of the regulation rule the staff recommends the the rule, but we do not fully this rule lacks a firm foundation
must exceed the costs. Commission adopt today fails appreciate its impact, and ignores the prevailing SHORT-SALE page 85
5. Regulators must, to the these principles. particularly in the options and evidence and economic data and
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“The Fed and the country owe a departure, but instead
(Financial Times - US With spending outpacing willngness to spend, recent
homepage) tremendous debt of gratitude to highlighted the “extraordinary
incomes, the savings rate surveys have shown that Don Kohn for his invaluable ability” of Fed staff during his
Submitted at 3/1/2010 6:14:03 AM dropped sharply in January, consumers are feeling more contributions over 40 years of career.
falling from 4.2 per cent in anxious about the economy, as public service,” Ben Bernanke, “At no time since the Great
By Alan Rappeport in New December to 3.3 per cent. the labour market continues to Fed chairman, said on Monday, Depression have this ability and
York Economists have mixed lag behind other areas of noting that Mr Kohn had dedication been tested as they
Published: March 1 2010 14:14 sentiments about the savings improvement. recently helped lead the stress have been over the past several
| Last updated: March 1 2010 rate, as consumer spending Alan Ruskin, a strategist at RBS tests of financial institutions years. I am confident that history
14:14 accounts for about 70 per cent of Securities, suggested that harsh during the crisis. will judge the Federal Reserve,
US consumer spending picked economic activity in the US. January weather may have Mr Bernanke added that Mr under the leadership of chairman
up in January for the fourth However, analysts are wary of played a role in spending Kohn was also the Fed’s point- Ben Bernanke, to have met these
month running, lifting hopes that US consumers returning to the outstripping income, with more man on international co- challenges with great speed,
consumers could start adding free-spending habits that they workers than usual being forced ordination efforts during the imagination and effectiveness.”
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available, while more frugal designed for the storage and use accessed through the device's 3G
students will order from Web of books. wireless technology without the
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may even order their textbooks Anita Mijic. "They allow for you screen at 9.7", the width of most
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textbooks are available on e- can hold up to 3,500 books outloud. Once fully charged, the
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Seven in 10 U.S. Workers Say Their Jobs Are Ideal
(All Gallup Headlines) being forced to take on work
Submitted at 2/28/2010 7:00:00 PM below their qualifications, the
majority of American workers
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- evaluate their jobs favorably.
Gallup Daily tracking reveals Although household income is
that 7 in 10 employed correlated with one's ideal job, it
Americans say their jobs are isn't the only factor driving
ideal, leaving nearly one-third of "ideal" job evaluations.
the U.S. workforce who feel Demographics suggest that
their jobs aren't exactly right for experienced, educated workers
them. in specialized fields view their
"'Ideal' perceptions also differ jobs most favorably, while those
somewhat by education level: who are at the beginning of their
77% of workers with careers and working in
postgraduate education report professions not generally
that their jobs are ideal, the associated with advanced
highest among all education educational attainment (clerical,
levels; by contrast, 63% of those service, retail, and
with some college say this." manufacturing) are among the
These results are based on least likely to say their jobs are
interviews with more than ideal.
18,000 employed U.S. adults, Survey Methods
aged 18 and older, conducted Results are based on telephone
during January 2010. While interviews with 18,269 national
majorities of respondents at all adults, aged 18 and older,
income levels report that their conducted Jan. 2-31, 2010. For
jobs are ideal, the percentage are ideal. Manufacturing or clerical workers do. However, somewhat by education level: results based on the total sample
saying so increases with income. production workers (61%), differences between groups 7 7 % o f w o r k e r s w i t h of national adults, one can say
Americans with annual clerical or office workers (61%), persist, even when controlling postgraduate education report with 95% confidence that the
household incomes of at least and those in service jobs (60%), for household income. For that their jobs are ideal, the maximum margin of sampling
$120,000 per year are the most such as barbers, nurse's aides, example, when professionals and highest among all education error is ± 1 percentage point.
likely to say their jobs are ideal policemen, firefighters, and service workers are compared, levels; by contrast, 63% of those Interviews are conducted with
(77%), while those making less waiters, are the least likely to differences in ideal job ratings with some college say this. Men r e s p o n d e n t s o n l a n d - l i n e
than $12,000 per year are the say their jobs are ideal. are seen at nearly all income and women are equally likely to telephones (for respondents with
least likely (57%). In light of the relationship levels. say their jobs are ideal (70% a l a n d l i n e t e l e p h o n e ) a n d
Ideal Job and Work Sector between income and ideal job Older Workers Are Most Likely each). Non-Hispanic whites cellular phones (for respondents
Perceptions of one's job as status, it may come as no to Say Jobs Are Ideal (73%) give their jobs more who are cell-phone only).
"ideal" also differ by job sector. surprise that business owners Workers aged 50 to 65 are favorable evaluations than do In addition to sampling error,
Business owners (87%), farmers and professional workers are two among the most likely to say blacks (62%), Hispanics (64%), question wording and practical
(82%), and professional workers of the most likely groups to say their jobs are ideal (78%), while or Asians (67%). difficulties in conducting
(79%), such as lawyers, doctors, their jobs are ideal, as these about half (52%) of Americans Bottom Line surveys can introduce error or
teachers, and accountants, are sectors also tend to receive aged 18 to 29 say the same. At a time when job growth
the most likely to say their jobs higher pay than service and "Ideal" perceptions also differ remains stagnant and many are SEVEN page 88
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Coda: Is it a Chinese Car or Not? original design is left. are from here and any profits the turned-lobbyist Thomas basically ugly."
(Greentech Media: Headlines) Otherwise, the car has been company might eventually make McLarty. You might as well Squatiglia, meanwhile, saw the
Submitted at 3/1/2010 4:08:13 AM completely redesigned. We have will return here," said Chuck stuff a copy of Das Kapital and a same prototype and said he
full responsibility for all safety Squatriglia, who runs Autopia at bottle rocket down Lou Dobbs' didn't see anything that made
Later this year, Coda aspects," Czinger asserted. "The Wired. "I don't know that such pants while you're at it. him think it was poorly made.
Automotive will release an all- auto industry is a global designations are even relevant Most consumers will look Since there will only be so many
electric, freeway-legal car in industry. Many components are anymore because the auto beyond any national and Leafs and Volts to go around,
America. And one of the from China already. It is less a industry is truly global." political questions, both Coda has an opportunity to gain
questions will be where does it matter of geography and more a The issue could be more than Cunningham and Squatriglia ground.
come from exactly? matter of what firm has control academic. It can take years -- said: They won't care where it's If positive word-of-mouth about
The car will get built on over process and quality." Tesla Motors excepted -- for a from, as long as they like it. the car spreads, and the price
assembly lines in China and is Coda engineers also remain full car maker to achieve brand name Again, it's a hung jury. comes down, sales could
based in part around a gas- -time on the manufacturing floor comfort with consumers. It took Coda says the car will have a follow. Still, other models like
burning car from state-owned to oversee production. And the Hyundai about a half a decade to realistic range of 90 to 120 the Reva in India could find a
Hafei that's been tooling on the Chinese origin of the battery? recover from a botched launch in miles. A two-hour charge on a smoother path.
roads in Beijing and Shanghai The electronics for thermal and the 80s. 240-volt plug will give drivers a "You have to overcome a
for a couple of years. The battery management of the pack Coda has that hill to climb with range of 40 miles. A full charge perception, but perceptions can
battery under the hood of Coda's were designed and will be a whiff of China thrown in: will take about 5.6 to 6 hours to turn," Czinger said.
sedan will come from a joint produced in the U.S. Coda will think toy and food recalls, achieve. The company has also Czinger further added that Coda
venture owned by Coda and then send them to Asia to be perceptions about quality inked a deal with Sears so that didn't go to China just for low
Tianjin Lishen Battery Co. inserted into battery packs. The control, layoffs in the auto Sears technicians can check your labor rates. It was also a matter
To some, that will make it a complete battery packs will then industry in the Midwest. house and talk about charging of pragmatism, Czinger says.
Chinese car. BYD, a Chinese car be inserted into cars and shipped "Straight from factories station options before you buy a Coda did not want to spend $500
and battery maker which counts to the U.S. originally erected and owned by car. It will cost $45,000 before million to build their own
Warren Buffet as an investor, 35 to 40 percent of the China's Communist Party" isn't tax incentives. production lines and the spare
will also release the electric e6 components in the car, when the kind of catchphrase destined Those performance figures manufacturing capacity they
in the U.S. later this year. measured by monetary value, to warm customers' hearts. So aren't as impressive as the ones could secure happened to be
But origin is a much more come from U.S. manufacturers far, China has arguably two associated with the Leaf from located in China. The necessary
complicated question, argues like Borg Warner, he adds. Coda global consumer brands: the more established Nissan. The scale of the factory would also
CEO Kevin Czinger. The chassis will release the car in the fourth Suntech Power Holdings, the Leaf is expected to go only dwarf Coda's output.
of the Hafei's car was licensed quarter of this year to American solar panel maker, and Lenovo. around 100 miles, but it might "U.S. and European car
from Mitsubishi. Thus, it's a consumers and hopes to deliver Lenovo (formerly Legend) was cost only around $30,000 before companies would not welcome a
Chinese-made car based around 15,000 cars within the first year virtually landlocked in China incentives and is capable of a competitor on their assembly
intellectual property from one of of production. until it bought IBM's PC unit. recharge in four hours. Nissan's lines," he said. "Someone has to
Japan's more respected So which way is it? And let's add to the pile. The secret sauce is a novel lithium let you in. In North America, the
manufacturers. Coda's U.S. "It's a Chinese car," said Wayne principal investors include Hank polymer battery developed most efficient car plants need to
engineers have also redesigned Cunningham, who runs the car Paulson, the former Treasury through a joint venture with make over 200,000 vehicles a
the Hafei mobile to meet U.S. technology coverage for CNET. Secretary and Goldman Sachs NEC. General Motors' Volt will year just to break even."
performance and safety specs. "I like his [Czinger's] patriotic alum who became a household likely cost less than the Coda. We will see what happens in
The company has even listed claims, but they aren't real." figure in late 2008 when he "The Leaf is a much more showrooms this fall.
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