- Wikileaks and the Long Haul
A very well thought out and balanced view on the whole Wikileaks situation. We need more of this!
- Ukraine to open Chernobyl area to tourists in 2011
Wow, this will probably be a very interesting – and very sad – tour.
- Vote for agony
Governments implementing tighter financial policies have no increased likelihood of being voted out of office, at least if the cut the spending instead of increasing taxes.
- Astronomers Find First Evidence Of Other Universes
Interesting new cosmological discoveries could be prove of other universes.
- Stem cell transplant has cured HIV infection in ‘Berlin patient’, say doctors
A patient in Berlin might actually have been cured of HIV through a stem-cell transplant. Let’s hope this leads to further developments in this area.
- Abandoned on Everest
An often neglected part of summiting Mt. Everest are all the people who sadly didn’t make it. When we trekked to South Base Camp, we saw some makeshift stupas and other things people had built for their friends who hadn’t come back.
- Neues Portal von Ex-Wikileaks-Mitarbeitern – So funktioniert Openleaks
Some former Wikileaks members started their own project because they were unhappy with how Julian Assange ran the organization. Also includes a nice timeline about Wikileak’s history. (in German)
- the dude’s good
Jeff Bridges, best smoker in cinema history?
- BBC Dimensions
Awesome project that let’s you take important events, places or things and use them as a map overlay. Did you ever want to compare the size of the Three Gorges Dam to the city you live in? Now you can!
- Erlang at Facebook
Very interesting presentation by Eugene Letuchy. Also a good reminder that I want to learn more Erlang.