Four indicted in Pirate Bay case

Pirate Bay isn’t shut down but took a major hit today as 4 people were indicted for copyright infringement. The Local – Four indicted in Pirate Bay case: “Hans Fredrik Neij, Per Svartholm Warg, Peter Kolmisoppi and Carl Lundström, are suspected of organising and running The Pirate Bay, and thus “promoting other people’s infringements of…

How Smart Are You and How Does it Affect Your Employment?

Here’s an article I found (age unknown) that has some pretty interesting insight into an adults IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and their employability. Definition of IQ: “Generally, one’s mental age stops rising rapidly when one reaches the latter teens–e. g., 16. Consequently, on some IQ tests, ’16’ was taken as the chronological-age divisor in an IQ…

Oops! She Did It Again

Britney Spears has once again been rushed to the hospital this time amidst rumors of an attempted suicide. ABC News:: “A phalanx of motorcycles, a pair of police cruisers and two helicopters descended on her Studio City home around 1 a.m. The Los Angeles Times reported the 26-year-old was removed from her home and placed…

Messenger’s Pictures From Mercury Leave Scientists Dumbfounded

Scientists got a little surprise this week when they began analyzing photos and data sent back by the Messenger spacecraft who made a pass of Mercury earlier this month. Turns out Mercury isn’t quite what they expected. Messenger’s Pictures From Mercury Surprise Scientists – washingtonpost.com: “The Messenger spacecraft that sped past Mercury on Jan. 14…

MySpace Opening Door to Developers

Following on the heels of Facebook who opened the door for developers to begin making widgets and programs to work on the Facebook platform last October, MySpace has announced their own developer platform will go live next week letting potentially thousands of developers begin writing code people will be able to use on their Myspace…

Yahoo Cuts 1,000 Jobs

In one of the biggest downsizings since the dot.com bust Yahoo has announced plans to lay off about 1000 of it’s 14,300 employees. Columbian.com: “The Sunnyvale-based company disclosed the upcoming 7 percent reduction in its 14,300-employee work force Tuesday while reviewing a 23 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit and a cautious 2008 outlook. The bad…

The Sky is Falling The Sky is Falling

An out of control spy satellite that was reported as “crashing to earth” has experts assuring people that the chance you might actually be hit by the pieces of the satellite as “very slim”. BBC: “In reality, a spy satellite heading uncontrollably towards Earth is not an uncommon event, says Dr Ruediger Jehn, a space…

Hyperfast Star Alien in Origin

A super fast moving star has proven to be an enigma to scientists but now a new theory has surfaced that the star may actually be alien in origin. Science Daily: “A young star is speeding away from the Milky Way so fast that astronomers have been puzzled by where it came from; based on…