May 11, 2011

Time for another (by which I mean the first, and possibly last) siren RUBBERCAT.NET NEWSBREAK siren

arrow - Teen wanted Justin Bieber, got president

"He told us he knows Justin" and that she could meet him some time soon.


"NORAD... get me the Bieb."

arrow New York Times - Nuclear Agency Is Criticized as Too Close to Its Industry

Shortly after Mr. Merrifield retired from the [Nuclear Regulatory Commission] in 2007, Shaw, a nuclear services company, announced that he was taking a top executive position with the company.

New York Times - F.C.C. Commissioner Leaving to Join Comcast

Four months after the Federal Communications Commission approved the merger of Comcast and NBC Universal, one of the commissioners who approved the deal said she would join Comcast to oversee its government affairs office.

Haha, what a ridiculous revolving door system we have sweat drop Oops I forgot to tell a joke

arrow New York Times - Turn Your Android Phone Into a Remote Control For Your Home

Google wants people to use its Android software to operate a lot more than just phones and tablets. And at Google I/O, the company's conference for developers in San Francisco this week, the company showed off a future where someone could use an Android phone to turn on and off the lights, the dishwasher, a lamp or a sprinkler system -- or anything else they want to.

Imagine someone hacking into your lights and appliances and making them go off at inopportune times

BEWILDERED HOUSEHUSBAND UNLOADING DRYER: Wha--? I thought I put these on tumble dry...

HACKER (looking through window): Bua-ha-ha....