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Links I enjoyed yesterday

These webpages I stumbled onto one way or another yesterday and enjoyed the read.

Life After the Oil Crash I don’t think anyone should take this seriously or at face value without seriously doing some research “Civilization as we know it is coming to an end soon. This is not the wacky conclusion of a religious cult, but rather the result of diligent analysis sourced by hard data and the scientists who study global “Peak Oil” and related geo-political events. …”

Timothy McSweeney Presents: Lady Into Fox on the Implausibility of the Death Star’s Trash Compactor by Joshua Tyree “I maintain that the trash compactor onboard the Death Star in “Star Wars” is implausible, unworkable, and moreover, inefficient. …”

White House Releases Bush Military Record “Democrats said the documents provided more questions than answers and offered no evidence that Bush ever showed up for duty in Alabama from May to November 1972 while he working on a political campaign there. …”

400 UPGRADE This was my favorite find yesterday. Remembering the memory upgrade I did on my first real computer, the Atari 400. The memory upgrade was from 16kb to 40kb and done with a soldiering iron! “…Atari in effect discouraged owners from increasing RAM with warnings about voiding the warranty, overheating, possible electric shock or damage to other delicate parts if the case were opened … ”

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