Monthly Archives: April 2010

Dean Kamen rocks!

Via BlackFive: The inventor of the Segway and founder of FIRST, Dean Kamen, on the development of a robotic arm for the DoD for amputees. Amazing stuff. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Dean Kamen Colbert … Continue reading

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Participate page updated

I added some significant updates to the Participate page linked in the menu bar above. If you think of things that you think should be added to that page, please contact me. DLH

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What if the government fails?

With all the debate over healthcare, one question that I have not found anyone asking or answering is “What happens if the government fails?” I’m not talking about failing to deliver on its promises on health care, I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Critical mass

“I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!’ I want you to get up right now, sit up, go to your windows, open them and stick your head out and yell – ‘I’m as mad … Continue reading

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Fighting war in the public eye

The recent release of a previously classified military video by the website WikiLeaks has once again reignited the firestorm over the nature of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. A central thesis of the people who oppose the war(s) based … Continue reading

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