Tag Archives: security

OOPS! Bad Day At The Office…

“a local police officer aiding in the security detail for the President’s visit accidentally discharged his weapon. The officer is a sniper and was positioned on top of a building” See Gun goes off during French President’s speech; 1 man injuredA … Continue reading

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Manitoba And Electric Vehicles

Manitoba would have the least expensive vehicle fuel (electricity) on the continent — estimated at 6¢ to 20¢ per litre, gasoline equivalent Each year, thousands of dollars in savings could go back in the pockets of average Manitoban families. Manitoba’s … Continue reading

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Renewables In Sparsely Populated Regions of Canada

“We’re committed to managing emissions as we rebuild the electricity system to meet the needs of our growing province. We’ve set a target of 50% of generation capacity from renewables by 2030. To achieve this goal, we will double the … Continue reading

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Dodged A Bullet Today

“Eleven years ago or thereabouts, the Linux kernel got support for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol – and also got a privilege escalation bug that has just been fixed.…Users are advised to update the software on their system as soon … Continue reading

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Reason Number One Why I Need A Solo EV

I buy a lot of stuff on the Internet. It saves me time. It allows easy comparisons of prices and products. It saves costs for transportation. This weekend two shipments of my stuff arrived at a post office in a … Continue reading

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Pride And Prejudice

There’s more than enough of both to go around here. When I proposed to play around with some new hard drives and RAID 0 and XFS on them, I was roundly criticized by several commentators. I wanted better performance and … Continue reading

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Threats Are Easily Made But Hard To Keep

“American farmers sent $2.4 billion of corn to Mexico in 2015, the most recent year of available data. In 1995, the year after NAFTA became law, corn exports to Mexico were a mere $391 million. Experts say such a bill would … Continue reading

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Trump Lies. Never Forget That

“to give credit where it’s due, it looks like the main reason that stocks have taken off again lately is because Trump has promised to unveil a “phenomenal” tax plan soon.” See Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s whyI would … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully In Canada

“While governments have money to spend on things such as electric car-charging stations and light rail transit, that spending will do little to benefit seniors.” See Time for seniors to stand up to governmentsI stumbled upon an article written a few … Continue reading

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Small Businesses And Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

““Many of the people that come to plug in and eat tell me they only came to Nauna’s because of the chargers in the parking lot, and that they didn’t know of the restaurant before finding it on their EV … Continue reading

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Magic Bullets Gain Velocity

“Scientists have recruited modified bacteria to help fight cancer, which successfully infiltrated tumors and activated the immune system to kill malignant cells, a new study reports. Tumors size decreased below detectable limits in 11 out of 20 mice that received … Continue reading

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Lift A Rock – Find Creepy Crawlies

“Myron Ebell is Director of Global Warming and International Environmental Policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a libertarian advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. He is also the chairman of the Cooler Heads Coalition, a loose coalition formed in … Continue reading

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