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China shoots down satellite - world loses the plot

Last week China somehow shot down one of its own satellites as a test of its anti-satellite technology The western nations got all upset over it Big deal This has got to be the greatest non news story to come out so far this year Does anyone really think that this is the first time such technology has been tried and developed The west have been thinking about it as along as there have been satellites to destroy The problem with satellites is that they are incredibly easy to damage,

Rich Dad Poor Dad author a fraud

Not only did "rich dad" not exist, but the writer of the books on how to get rich - Robert Kiyosaki - is a bankrupt Amway salesman [quote]It is very difficult to find a clear, reliable background on Robert Kiyosaki, but here’s what’s easily verifiable about him He was involved in several business deals most notably, nylon Velcro wallets in the 1970s and 1980s which fell apart, leaving him bankrupt in the mid-1980s In this timeframe, he became heavily involved

January 12 Birthdays

Today boasts the birthdays of many famous, imfamous, illustrious, and other people Rob Zombie Rush Limbaugh Howard Stern Kirstey Alley Jack London Sporty Spice andME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I dunno what you plan for the others, but I demand obiesance and gifts of key lime pie laid at my feet, or face my unholy wrath! Mwahahahahahahahahaha! By the way, Im 33 now So get to groveling! :P

A subway "hero"!

A US construction worker has been hailed as a hero after rescuing a student who had fallen onto the tracks at a New York subway station Mr Autrey jumped down onto the tracks and rolled with 19-year-old Cameron Hollopeter into the trough between the rails at 137th Street station Tuesday Mr Hollopeter, who had suffered a medical problem, was rescued just as a train was coming into the station Two cars passed over the men before stopping just inches above them The train operator ha

Cold War underground city revealed

A newly decommissioned military city in Burlington England has been shown to the public I wonder what they will do with it Would make a great place to host internet servers Built in the late 50s this massive city complex was designed to safely house up to 4,000 central Government personnel in the event of a nuclear strike Over a kilometre in length, and boasting over 60 miles of roads, the underground site was designed not only to accommodate the than Conservative Prime Minister, Har

Lets hear it for MEN!!!

Yeah!! We arn't the stupid, lazy, hopeless dolts, the media portray us as we are RESPONSIBLE Well we would be if we could find our car keys, and discover who hid the margarine in the fridge, and if we wern't henpecked to pick up our clothes and clean up, and if people just admitted beer is a staple food item http://wwwviolentacrescom/archives/86/idiocy-is-gender-neutral

US sub collides with Japanese ship

This will be bad publicity for the navy after the last time they sunk a ship by mistake Why can't subs tell that there is a ship above them Surely they are designed to identify and track surface vessels, so to bump into one is very impolite at best And who complains about asian drivers A US submarine has collided with a Japanese merchant vessel, a senior US Navy official told CNN The USS Newport News was surfacing in the Arabian Sea south of the Straits of Hormuz when it hi

Guy gets carjacked shoots the criminal

This is an interesting story One of the first people in Missouri to get a concealed gun licence is attacked in a car wash He is held up by a youth with a gun, gave the attacker his keys and money, and when told he was going to die, retaliates Good article and facinating implications [url=http://wwwmyfoxkccom/myfox/MyFox/pages/sidebar_videojspcontentId=1406312&version=1&locale=EN-US]myfox[/url]

Will Australia get Nuclear power

I think the debate over nuclear power has gone from the logical to kneejerk emotional Its time that we, the non-nuclear countries reexamine the options Australia has a huge empty land mass that is perfect for storing nuclear waste Since the drought has been killing off the farmers, the land could be used for storing waste The roos and the birds won't mind, and if any aboriginals complain we can buy them off with a 6 pack of Fosters That big rock in the middle could also contain enough

The worst products of 2006

According to PC World Magazine [quote]Polaroid slaughtered its brand by releasing a steady stream of terrible products, from portable DVD players to flat-screen TVs But even among this parade of Polaroid putrescence, the PDC 5080 stands out Let's get the little problems out of the way first: no optical zoom, no lens cap, and a recycle time nearly 50 percent longer than that of the Samsung Digimax # 5 on this list[/quote] [url=http://wwwpcmagcom/article2/0,1895,2078383,00asp]p

The stunning rescue of Danelle Ballengee

An amazing true story of the survival of a trail runner, who fell off a cliff and survived despite massive odds and with severe injuries Really well written and worth the read Inspirational http://wwwsummitdailycom/article/20061222/NEWS/61222011

100 people a month denied taxi service at Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport

Officials are going to penalise muslim taxi drivers who refuse passengers with alcohol or dogs So they should, the taxi drivers are providing a sevice and everyone should have an equal ability to use it Would such restictions be allowed if Gays and women were denied service MINNEAPOLIS AP - Officials at Minneapolis-St Paul International airport are proposing stiffer penalties - including suspension of an airport taxi license - to Muslim cab drivers who refuse service to passengers to

Private spacecraft launches

This is an unusual rocket, there is sound but no flames when it takes off, great machine for spooking locals as a UFO : The billionaire founder of Amazoncom has released the first images of the launch of a private spacecraft that could bring space travel to the masses A video of the cone-shaped Goddard vehicle shows it climbing to about 85m 285ft before returning back to Earth The test launch took place in November 2006 in a remote part of Texas, but details have only now been

The FBI can monitor every cellphone sold in the USA today

The FBI have a wonderful tool to keep track of people and record their conversations, their own cell phones, even when they are turned off What cellphone manufacturers are reluctant to include in-among all the blurb about Bluetooth and high-speed data connectivity is that apparently every recent phone sold in the US has a built-in tracking device that, once activated remotely, can be set to keep the microphone powered on even when the phone itself is switched off The FBI used the techno Anonymous Posting - Fun for the Disgrunted

AboveTopSecretcom is starting a new subdomain for anonymous posting This should be a lot of fun for all the banned and abused wise old members ; [quote]Posted by SkepticOverlord on 24-12-06 @ 10:08 PM We have an entire new domain dedicated only to anonymous posting http://anonabovetopsecretcom [/quote] __________:dbguy :guy :dbguy__________ :ws ATTENTION ALL BANNED ATS MEMBERS :ws
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